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18/01/2021

Category: Covid 19

It’s all down to the vaccine.

The success of the Covid-19 vaccination campaigns the condition for the recovery, the World Bank warns.

Clear guidance by the Government more ambiguous that we thought.

The business minister wants the companies to maintain home-working wherever possible for as long as it's possible in effort to lower the infection rates.

Seven in ten working mums are being refused furlough by their employers

A TUC study has revealed that 70% of furlough requests made by home working mothers have been rejected by their employer.

Supply and demand issues due to Brexit and Covid-19.

Supermarket shelves are increasingly more and more empty. Brexit and Covid-19 both impact all industries negatively. Brexit causes a problem with supplier and Covid-19 causes a shortage of staff.

Covid-19 Global

25,467,197
Total active cases
Updated on 18 January 2021 8:34 am
95,518,512
Total confirmed cases
Updated on 18 January 2021 8:34 am
2,040,457
Total deaths
Updated on 18 January 2021 8:34 am
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COVID-19 vs Business. Maybe we should have been better prepared?

Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 businesses around the globe have taken a hit. COVID-19 originating in Wuhan, China spread rapidly across the world taking the lives of many in its wake. The virus also took away livelyhood from many people as countries went into lockdowns isolating people in their homes. This has resulted in damage to the global economy as well as a large drop in the employment rate.

How to deal with work-from-home challenges during the Covid-19 pandemic

As the quest to curtail COVID-19 continues, it has become imperative for lots of individuals to work from home. While the work-from-home schedule has a wide range of benefits, its numerous challenges cannot be overemphasized.

30,000 UK jobs lost in dining sector massacre

In 2020 almost 30,000 job losses were recorded across hotels, restaurants and various other dining businesses in 2020. According to recent figures the UK has seen a whopping 163% growth in job cuts across the industry.

Top 10 job sites in the USA 2021

Finding yourself out of work is massively stressful and with no immediate resolution to the COVID-19 crisis, the true impact on the employment sector is yet to be fully calculated.
Country/Region
Active cases
Confirmed cases
Deaths
USA
9,646,497
24,482,050
407,202
France
2,632,635
2,910,989
70,283
Spain
2,198,850
2,252,164
53,314
UK
1,771,962
3,395,959
89,261
Netherlands
899,548
912,554
13,006
Brazil
866,577
8,488,099
209,868
Belgium
611,445
678,839
20,435
Italy
553,374
2,381,277
82,177
Russia
546,265
3,591,066
66,037
Sweden
513,163
523,486
10,323
Serbia
337,247
372,533
3,750
Germany
310,959
2,050,099
47,440
Mexico
277,616
1,641,428
140,704
Ukraine
271,651
1,163,716
20,869
Poland
220,901
1,435,582
33,355
India
208,874
10,572,672
152,456
South Africa
202,380
1,337,926
37,105
Argentina
170,371
1,799,243
45,407
Switzerland
168,946
495,228
8,682
Iran
154,471
1,330,411
56,803
Ireland
146,754
172,726
2,608
Indonesia
145,482
907,929
25,987
Czechia
144,957
891,852
14,449
Portugal
134,011
549,801
8,861
Greece
133,149
148,607
5,469
Colombia
130,149
1,908,413
48,631
Hungary
110,853
352,703
11,409
Turkey
100,240
2,387,101
23,997
Lebanon
97,868
252,812
1,906
Israel
80,436
551,689
4,005
Canada
75,281
708,619
18,014
Honduras
70,625
134,111
3,354
Japan
69,362
322,296
4,446
Lithuania
60,883
167,516
2,445
Panama
54,233
298,019
4,787
Romania
54,009
693,644
17,221
Slovakia
50,936
223,325
3,474
Dominican Republic
47,631
193,118
2,437
Bangladesh
47,289
527,632
7,906
Bulgaria
46,608
211,813
8,483
Tunisia
45,406
180,090
5,692
Peru
43,927
1,064,909
38,871
Costa Rica
40,397
184,187
2,416
Malaysia
37,782
158,434
601
Pakistan
34,986
521,211
10,997
Bolivia
34,110
187,183
9,636
Algeria
30,443
103,833
2,836
Bosnia
27,950
117,011
4,411
UAE
27,142
253,261
745
Cyprus
26,741
28,968
170
Albania
25,960
67,690
1,277
Iraq
25,859
608,232
12,944
Chile
25,827
669,832
17,477
Egypt
24,821
156,397
8,583
Uganda
24,698
38,085
304
Philippines
24,691
500,577
9,895
Slovenia
23,937
149,125
3,180
Paraguay
22,067
122,160
2,505
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
21,298
109,088
1,665
Nigeria
19,635
110,387
1,435
Denmark
18,934
189,088
1,775
Ecuador
17,831
231,482
14,319
Austria
17,478
393,778
7,082
Morocco
16,804
459,671
7,942
Belarus
14,671
225,461
1,582
Kenya
14,081
99,162
1,731
Myanmar
13,700
134,318
2,955
Kazakhstan
13,247
169,099
2,349
Ethiopia
13,018
131,195
2,030
Latvia
12,869
55,664
978
S. Korea
12,742
72,729
1,264
French Polynesia
12,667
17,635
126
Macedonia
12,635
88,938
2,702
Norway
11,523
58,651
517
Jordan
11,501
314,514
4,145
Palestine
11,182
152,031
1,718
Zambia
10,900
37,605
546
Georgia
10,321
247,915
2,958
Estonia
10,311
37,079
325
Zimbabwe
9,978
27,203
713
Montenegro
9,400
55,493
745
Guatemala
9,290
148,888
5,254
Azerbaijan
8,996
227,273
3,009
Sudan
8,988
26,279
1,603
Finland
8,719
40,337
618
Armenia
8,614
164,676
2,998
Uruguay
8,157
32,378
311
Mozambique
7,703
26,551
241
Sri Lanka
7,627
53,062
264
Guadeloupe
6,490
8,886
154
Moldova
6,454
152,854
3,250
Oman
6,211
131,790
1,512
Martinique
6,121
6,263
44
Malawi
6,120
12,470
314
Venezuela
5,695
119,803
1,106
Kuwait
5,688
157,777
947
Syrian Arab Republic
5,656
13,036
832
DRC
5,470
20,908
631
Afghanistan
5,436
54,141
2,346
French Guiana
4,906
14,975
74
El Salvador
4,716
51,437
1,498
Lesotho
4,643
6,371
93
Cuba
4,438
18,151
170
Swaziland
4,346
12,944
376
Croatia
4,058
224,954
4,616
Nepal
3,919
267,322
1,959
Botswana
3,775
17,365
71
Mayotte
3,589
6,611
58
Rwanda
3,527
11,032
142
Senegal
3,289
23,028
515
Qatar
3,173
147,277
246
Thailand
3,147
12,423
70
Namibia
3,147
30,363
285
Bahrain
2,950
97,607
360
Malta
2,753
15,588
239
Kyrgyzstan
2,687
83,178
1,387
Luxembourg
2,646
48,852
552
Jamaica
2,128
14,161
324
Angola
2,092
18,875
436
Mali
1,967
7,839
310
Saudi Arabia
1,919
364,929
6,323
Australia
1,892
28,721
909
Ghana
1,776
57,714
346
Côte d'Ivoire
1,769
25,241
141
Nicaragua
1,760
6,152
167
Congo
1,749
7,709
114
Burkina Faso
1,695
9,188
102
Haiti
1,621
10,781
240
Bahamas
1,332
8,032
175
China
1,301
88,336
4,635
Mauritania
1,133
16,039
402
Niger
972
4,156
140
Somalia
948
4,744
130
Gibraltar
938
3,670
43
Maldives
924
14,513
49
Uzbekistan
879
78,036
619
Sierra Leone
847
3,006
77
Andorra
838
9,083
91
Eritrea
798
1,877
6
Guinea
695
14,114
81
Cameroon
694
28,010
455
Cabo Verde
655
12,993
119
Chad
654
2,895
111
Hong Kong
638
9,558
162
Suriname
628
7,527
141
Belize
605
11,580
281
Barbados
595
1,095
7
Guyana
573
6,908
170
Mongolia
557
1,526
2
Comoros
472
1,592
45
Burundi
461
1,236
2
Aruba
460
6,435
52
Togo
454
4,302
73
South Sudan
449
3,693
63
Madagascar
419
18,301
273
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
366
478
1
Réunion
348
9,446
45
Trinidad and Tobago
331
7,393
132
Tanzania
305
509
21
Saint Lucia
274
611
8
Bhutan
267
842
1
San Marino
258
2,778
65
Singapore
252
59,127
29
Channel Islands
236
3,363
78
Saint Martin
209
1,076
12
Curaçao
209
4,514
19
Turks and Caicos Islands
206
1,102
6
Monaco
203
1,205
7
Gabon
175
9,899
66
Seychelles
164
705
2
Iceland
160
5,956
29
Sao Tome and Principe
132
1,142
17
Sint Maarten
128
1,656
27
Vietnam
122
1,537
35
Benin
122
3,413
46
Caribbean Netherlands
113
360
3
Liberia
102
1,887
84
Taiwan
99
862
7
Gambia
91
3,910
127
Equatorial Guinea
88
5,365
86
New Zealand
85
2,262
25
Yemen
81
2,112
612
St. Barth
78
251
1
Liechtenstein
76
2,389
49
Bermuda
75
670
12
Papua New Guinea
70
834
9
Guinea-Bissau
59
2,509
45
Cambodia
53
439
0
Isle of Man
49
428
25
Cayman Islands
44
374
2
Antigua and Barbuda
27
189
6
Central African Republic
25
4,973
63
Djibouti
22
5,905
61
Mauritius
21
547
10
British Virgin Islands
18
114
1
Holy See (Vatican City State)
12
27
0
Grenada
9
139
1
Dominica
8
110
0
Solomon Islands
7
17
0
Faroe Islands
7
649
1
Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
5
32
0
New Caledonia
4
44
0
Wallis and Futuna
3
4
0
Timor-Leste
3
52
0
Saint Kitts and Nevis
2
34
0
Brunei
2
174
3
Micronesia
1
1
0
Western Sahara
1
10
1
Greenland
1
30
0
Vanuatu
0
1
0
Samoa
0
2
0
Marshall Islands
0
4
0
MS Zaandam
0
9
2
Montserrat
0
13
1
Anguilla
0
15
0
Saint Pierre Miquelon
0
16
0
Lao People's Democratic Republic
0
41
0
Macao
0
46
0
Fiji
0
55
2
Diamond Princess
0
712
13
Tajikistan
0
13,308
90
Updated on 18 January 2021 8:34 am

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