Why Big Business Ends up Supporting the Regime

Policymakers know they hold immense power to regulate and punish firms that don’t play ball. Industry leaders know this too. So it’s likely both sides will indeed end up “playing ball."  The Democrats in Congress want comprehensive regulation of social media which will ultimately allow regime regulators to decide what is and what is not “disinformation.” This has become very…

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Google launches Android Earthquake Alerts System 

GOOGLE launched a new, free smartphone feature known as the Android Earthquake Alerts System, available in the Philippines and globally.   The alerts system can detect seismic activity in the area using the built-in accelerometers in active Android smartphones. Device notifications can then provide early warning alerts for when an earthquake is detected.   “Launching the Android Earthquake Alerts System in the Philippines is part of our mission to bring helpful products and services to Filipinos,” said Bernadette Nacario, the Country Director of Google Philippines. “Our…

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Yorkshire start-up helps client win back £8k in wrongly charged loan fees

A property developer who took out a bridging loan in 2019 has reclaimed £8,200 in wrongly charged loan interest and fees thanks to Yorkshire start-up Secured Lending Auditing. The firm, which checks commercial loans and mortgages for any mismanagement that could result in a refund back to the borrower, was instructed to perform a specialist commercial finance audit by the…

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Inhuman Resources

Keep in mind that equipment relocation may create extra expense for the lessor, particularly if it is to be moved to another state or to multiple locations.the economist newsletterAs a security expert I spend a lot of time talking to businesses about how they can create more safe and secure environments. Step Three: Identifying Resources - The next task in…

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In Defense of Debt Collection

You know hypocrisy, as when the pot calls the kettle black? Well, this news report gives new meaning to the idea: The rise in American consumer debt has been accompanied by a sharp increase in complaints about aggressive and sometimes unscrupulous tactics by debt collection agencies, a phenomenon that has government regulators increasingly concerned. So the government is concerned about…

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What’s News

24 Compared to either of the previous approaches, directly executing a process definition can be more straightforward and therefore easier to improve.corporate team building events companiesYour corporate team building program was not a success? To understand these issues much more thoroughly, we have to understand what team building is all about. By definition you could say team building is about…

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The G7's Reckless Commitment To Mounting Debt

Historically, meetings of the largest economies in the world have been essential to reach essential agreements that would incentivize prosperity and growth. This was not the case this time. The G7 meeting agreements were light on detailed economic decisions, except on the most damaging of them all. A minimum global corporate tax. Why not an agreement on a maximum global public…

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Philippines tops Asian forecasts for lower GDP, faster inflation

Philippine inflation may remain above 4% this year, complicating government efforts to salvage the economy from the havoc wrought by the pandemic. Economists have raised their forecasts for Philippine consumer price inflation by the most in Asia since December, by 1.2 percentage points to 4.1%, according to the median estimate in a Bloomberg survey. They’ve also slashed the country’s economic…

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