Furlough scheme explained (information valid as at 5th April 2020 in the United Kingdom)

The British version of furlough British government has rolled out a furlough scheme in order to safeguard at least some of the private sector jobs currently being cut left and right, and through that salvage at least part of the economy. What is it? Furlough in the UK is a temporary leave of absence granted to employees or members of an organisation, on reduced pay. … Continue reading Furlough scheme explained (information valid as at 5th April 2020 in the United Kingdom)

Happy Monday (23rd March 2020)

Hello there. Isn’t this Spring splendid? You probably have seen as little of it as I have, because social distancing…but the world of nature has not stopped and that’s probably a good thing. Lets’s get to the point though :-). What I’m reading – ‘Sapiens – A brief History of Humankind’ by Yuval Noah Harari. I’m about halfway in and I am enjoying it greatly … Continue reading Happy Monday (23rd March 2020)

Happy Monday (24th February 2020)

Uh oh! I haven’t done this since November, about time another one showed up! Welcome to the very first Happy Monday in 2020. Let’s get right to it. What I’m reading – ‘Prisoners of Geography’ by Tim Marshall. In fact, I finished it last night and it’s not on my ‘recommend to everyone’ list. The book is well structured, Tim’s view on the topic of … Continue reading Happy Monday (24th February 2020)