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Recent study unveils Covid's impact on employees workplace benefit priority

A COVID-19 pandemic is a worldwide event that has affected the lives of many businesses and employees. It has led to some businesses having to close permanently while leaving others having to operate remotely from home.

In addition to these changes, what would have been affected as well is employees’ attitudes to workplace benefits and what they value as being the most important aspect to have as a result of working for a business, particularly during these challenging times.

According to Cezanne HR’s employee workplace benefits study , 42% of firms have either made or...

Consider buying a hotel for sale in Thailand

The old saying “every cloud has a silver lining” could not be any more accurate than in Thailand's hotel property market today. With the worldwide pandemic causing many hotel owners in the country to put their properties on the market, it is now a buyer’s market in hotels for sale in Thailand .

And while these hotels might not seem like a wise investment in such economically uncertain times, the historical ability of Thailand's tourism sector to bounce back quickly after serious economic downturns have caught the attention of savvy investors.

The global financial crisis...

Exeter Must Act: #nomorecamps in the Aegean

Authored by Grace Hart
Posted: Fri, 02/26/2021 - 12:27pm

I wonder what caught your eye in this title. What made you click onto and read this article? It wouldn’t be outrageous for me to suppose that many readers were surprised by how Exeter could have anything to do with camps hundreds of miles away in the Aegean. Nor would it surprise me if you were not aware of these camps and simply wanted to find out what this article is about. Well, I hope that by the end you will leave not just feeling informed, but motivated to help our cause.

Who are we?

We are a politically neutral, non-violent and volunteer-run organisation, who lobby...

Joining hands with Mowasalat (Karwa) – Qatar’s major transportation service provider, Yutong Buses, to serve FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020™

On 4 February 2021, the 17th edition of the FIFA Club World Cup™ officially kicked off in Qatar, with top football clubs from five continents gathered in Doha. Among them, there were star teams such as UEFA Champions League winners FC Bayern München and host country representatives Al-Duhail SC. The other teams are SE Palmeiras, from Brazil, Ulsan Hyundai FC, from the Korea Republic, Mexican team Tigres UANL and Egyptian side Al Ahly SC. They will present a feast of football for fans around the world. Yutong Bus’s star product ZK6122H9 will also provide full service to launch...

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Devon-based GripHero gives away forecourt hand-protection dispensers free in global battle to prevent spread of pandemic

GripHero, the maker of the world’s only static-safe hand-protection and on-the-nozzle dispensers for fuel pumps and fuel bays, has announced that it is offering its dispensers free to forecourts across the globe. The announcement comes as more transmissible variants of Covid-19 have emerged, highlighting the need for the public to be protected from the transmission of coronavirus at high-touch point locations where the virus can survive and be passed on to others.

By not charging for its dispensers over the next month, GripHero hopes to help forecourt owners and networks put an end...

Things to Consider When Buying A Shipping Container

Things to consider when buying a shipping container

The transport industry has grown immensely over time, more so in the freight and shipping sectors. The growth in the number of goods transported from one region of the world to the other can be attributed to the demand for that particular type of goods in different parts of the world. The purchasing power of consumers has seen the rise of the freight and shipping sectors. Before you consider transporting your goods via plane or ship, make sure to use the right transporting container for the right goods to avoid damages....

Where to find a trusted loan Irving company: Important tips for using online lending

Financial instability can challenge anyone: huge medical bills, repair of a damaged roofing system, car fixing. All these types of expenses need to be covered immediately, and sometimes, only personal loan irving services can help to overcome cash shortage and financial strain. Online lending is the most demanded credit source. Experts in granting loans in Irving offer secured and collateral-free loans, payday options with fixed or variable rates, or instant bad credit personal loans.

Compared with banks, networks of online lenders are the quickest and simplest way to obtain...

6 Handy Additions Gun Enthusiasts Should Consider

Whether you use your gun for sports or protection, upgrading it from time to time is not a bad idea. Actually, it will improve the performance as well as the overall functions of the firearm. It’s important to consider the available options, and there are many of them these days, and to see what you feel like you need most.

Here is the list of 6 additions that will make your handling of a gun much efficient and boost your overall experience.

Adding a Compensator

The compensator is a highly useful addition to your gun as it helps the user shoot flatter. How does it work?...

Can we rely on a vaccine to solve Coronavirus?

Authored by Fred Butler
Posted: Mon, 09/28/2020 - 4:37pm

Many, including me, are frustrated by the restrictions of lifestyle created by the world’s latest pandemic. We are all looking forward to a return to normality; to forget the economy crippling, life destroying disease that has been ravaging our country. But can we rely on a vaccine to solve all our problems?

The first human cases of COVID-19 were first reported in December 2019 in Wuhan City, China. Since then it has been declared as the first pandemic since a novel influenza virus (Swine flu) emerged in 2009, and it has killed 983,000 people making it the deadliest pandemic since...

GripHero protect millions against Covid-19 at the fuel pump and reduces environmental impact in the process

Devon-based GripHero Ltd, the developer of the world’s only ‘on-the-nozzle’ fuel pump hand-protection, has released figures which show that during the coronavirus pandemic, over 60 million drivers have been protected from contracting Covid-19 at the fuel pump, thanks to GripHero’s availability at thousands of forecourts globally.

Wearing hand-protection at the fuel-pump prevents the potential for the contraction of Covid-19 from drivers that cough or sneeze on their hands whilst driving, passing on traces of infected mucus via the fuel pump handle to other drivers.


First North American forecourts roll-out GripHero’s hand-protection solution

GripHero, the maker of the world’s only fuel-nozzle mounted hand-protection dispenser, has announced its first network roll-out in the U.S with North America’s convenience store and fuel chain Thorntons. Installed to enhance customer safety by minimising the potential transfer of germs, biohazards, chemical or biological contamination, GripHero enables Thornton’s forecourts to remain open 24/7 to serve customers safely during and after the Covid-19 crisis.

Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Thorntons operates over 200 convenience stores across six states including Kentucky, Illinois,...
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