Kristian Rouz — The negotiations over Britain's looming separation from the EU have faltered over the past few days, and policymakers, economists, and market analysts are providing contradictory assessments over the future of the UK economy. © REUTERS / Yves HermanBritish PM Refers to Merkel and Juncker When Asked How Brexit Talks Are GoingHardline Tories and British manufacturing groups appear to be more inclined to embrace a "no-deal" Brexit. But supporters of the single market and free trade are more skeptical, saying the British economy might be in for a dramatic slowdown stemming from a possible disruption in economic ties across the English Channel. After the October summit of EU leaders failed to produce a mutually-beneficial Brexit accord just six months ahead of the UK's planned departure from the union, economists at the Dutch bank ING said the British economy could … [Read more...] about Lingering Brexit Deadlock Spurs Rife Speculation Over UK Economic Future
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iNTERVIEW Akshaye Khanna, Actor Akshaye Khanna on bending showbiz rules for over a decade, playing a criminal lawyer in his next and why he was forced to go on a sabbatical. Even though he has reached a suburban studio after a two-hour drive from SoBo, Akshaye Khanna is far from exasperated. Gearing up to field questions about his second release of the year, the actor is in his element as he sits down for a chat. Excerpts from an interview: ♦ What are the first reactions to your upcoming film, Section 375? Under this section of the Indian Penal Code, a man is said to have committed rape if he has sexual intercourse with a woman without her consent or if she is a minor.Well, just from within the family and friends circle, the strongest reactions, in a positive way, have come from women. And I find this interesting. ♦ One of the reasons could be the #MeToo movement which exploded in the country last year and has alerted women on what amounts to sexual harassment. In … [Read more...] about Akshaye Khanna: I was lucky to not be typecast even by the audience
Four Australian forest animals are on the list of 20 birds and mammals most likely to become extinct in the next 20 years, as a result of the country's logging laws. The Wilderness Society's 'Australia's forest wildlife in crisis' report, released in March, revealed which unique animals are facing a dire future in the coming years.The report stressed the failure of the Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs) in balancing ecological sustainability with supplying resources to the industry. The Regent Honeyeater, known for its striking yellow and black feathers, is ranked number seven on the Threatened Species Recovery Hubs' 20 Australian bird species most at risk of extinction in 20 years The Western Ringtail Possum, from Western Australia, has jumped from 'vulnerable' to 'endangered' to 'critically endangered' since the WA RFA was signed'Under current Federal laws and intergovernmental agreements these species are being pushed relentlessly and knowingly beyond declining … [Read more...] about The unique Australian animals your children won’t EVER get to see in the wild as they go extinct thanks to humans destroying their habitats
Q: I feel very unappreciated at my workplace. My input often goes unnoticed because my manager keeps taking all the praise even when I have done all the work. This has made me lose motivation, and I lack the drive I previously had. I don't want to quit my job, but I also don't want to keep working as someone else takes the credit. How should I deal with this matter?We all have different personalities, and managers are not excluded. They are human too. Like everybody else, your boss yearns for recognition, and taking credit for your achievements seems to be one of his methods of getting it. If he understood his role properly, he would know that your achievements are as a result of his guidance and supervision, which is enough recognition.A good manager is one who nurtures and inspires his or her team. If, as a supervisor, you cannot identify any one of your subordinates whose success or promotion you are proud to have contributed to, then you have failed. Most managers believe that they … [Read more...] about How can I handle this boss who takes full credit for my work?