Heaton-Harris sets budget ‘to bring public finances in NI under control’

Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris said he has set a budget to bring public finances in the region “under control”. Outlining his spending plans in a written ministerial statement, Mr Heaton-Harris delivered a sharp message to Stormont parties – if they disagree with his budget, then restore the powersharing executive. He also signalled the Government … Read more

‘Difficult times ahead in public spending’ warns Alliance deputy leader

There are difficult times ahead in terms of public spending in Northern Ireland, the Alliance deputy leader has warned. Stephen Farry was reacting after Secretary of State Chris Heaton-Harris moved to set a budget for the region in the absence of a Stormont Executive. Mr Farry described as “regrettable but inevitable” that it fell to … Read more

Xi Jinping’s initial-public-offering boom

In a parallel universe CloudWalk might have raised hundreds of millions of dollars in Hong Kong or New York. The firm is one of the world’s leading facial-recognition outfits: its technology can recognise people in milliseconds with astonishing accuracy. But modern geopolitics pushed it in another direction. America has sanctioned the firm for alleged human-rights … Read more

Autumn statement is highly political compared to research on ‘best’ ways to fix public finances

The UK faces some significant belt-tightening following Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s autumn statement, which announced spending reductions and tax rises of around £55 billion. Much research has been done into the best ways to do fiscal austerity in terms of reducing debt, avoiding economic damage and not exacerbating inequality. So how does this attempt measure up? … Read more

While insiders own 28% of UOB-Kay Hian Holdings Limited (SGX:U10), public companies are its largest shareholders with 35

A look at the shareholders of UOB-Kay Hian Holdings Limited () can tell us which group is most powerful. We can see that public companies own the lion’s share in the company with 35% ownership. That is, the group stands to benefit the most if the stock rises (or lose the most if there is … Read more

Tyson Foods CFO charged with public intoxication says he’s ’embarrassed’ after allegedly falling asleep in the bed of a

Tyson Foods CFO was arrested last week after he was found in the bed of a woman who didn’t know him. John Tyson, who was named CFO last month, was charged with public intoxication and criminal trespass. He told investors he took “full responsibility” for his actions on a quarterly conference call Monday. Tyson Foods … Read more

Former Twitter engineer tweets photo of locked-out laptop hours after Musk Tweets ‘he’s fired’ over public disagreement

An engineer at Twitter publicly disagreed with Elon Musk about the app’s performance on Android devices. In response, Musk tweeted that Eric Frohnhoefer, who worked at Twitter for more than 6 years, would be fired. Hours later, Frohnhoefer posted a picture of his locked out work laptop, saying “guess it is official now.” A day … Read more

Results of interest rate adjustment – public housing – Nykredit Realkredit A/S

To Nasdaq Copenhagen  Results of interest rate adjustment – public housing The Nykredit Group has completed the bond sales in connection with the interest rate adjustment of adjustable-rate mortgage loans to public housing based on the “refinancing price” principle. The loan rates will be reset as at 1 January 2023. All loans are amortising loans … Read more

New G&A Institute Research Shows Sustainability Reporting by Largest U.S. Public Companies Reached All-Time Highs in

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / November 16, 2022 / Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. (G&A), a leading consulting firm on corporate sustainability and ESG, today announced the findings of its 2022 Sustainability Reporting in Focus research on companies in the S&P 500® Index and the Russell 1000® Index. This marks the 11th annual report … Read more

Federal judge blocks public-health rule used to expel migrants, asylum seekers at the border

The Biden administration can no longer employ a public-health restriction it has used to expel asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border during the COVID-19 pandemic, a federal court has ruled. “The Court vacates and sets aside the Title 42 policy…and declares the Title 42 policy to be arbitrary and capricious,” wrote Washington D.C. District Judge … Read more