Queen’s birthday honours list: Glasses raised to experts in finance, health, tweed and whisky | Scotland

A trailblazing female finance leader, a renowned whisky writer and Scotland’s recently retired chief nursing officer are among those recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours list. Others among the 47 recipients connected to Scotland include health and education leaders for their efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic — as well as the scion of the Harris … Read more

NEW: Alex and Ani Joins Long List of Fashion Brands in Filing for Chapter 11

NEW: Alex and Ani Joins Long List of Fashion Brands in Filing for Chapter 11

Thursday, June 10, 2021 GoLocalProv Business Team   View Larger + Alex and Ani, the company that revolutionized bangle jewelry in America more than a decade ago could not escape the financial impacts of the pandemic. The Rhode Island jewelry company joins some of the biggest names in fashion and retail who have filed for … Read more

California Insurance Commissioner’s Wildfire Working Group Embraces Insurance Industry Wish List at Expense of Consumers and Taxpayers, Says Consumer Watchdog

LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A group convened by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara to investigate insurance-related climate change solutions is recommending he let insurance companies insert secret models into ratemaking, a top deregulatory priority of the industry in California.   The 67-page draft report, made public late last week, explicitly excludes discussion of the … Read more

COVID-19: Ahead of green travel list update, what’s the situation in holiday hotspots and how do rates compare? | UK News

British arrivals at the airport in the capital of the Costa del Sol, after the UK imposed a quarantine on all travellers from Spain. In Malaga (Andalusia, Spain), on 27 July 2020. 27 JULY 2020 Álex Zea / Europa Press 07/27/2020 (Europa Press via AP)

Holidaymakers are holding their breath ahead of an expected update to the UK’s travel traffic light list later today. Travel firms are hoping a number of major holiday destinations will be added to the green list, meaning people do not have to quarantine on their return. However it remains unclear if that will happen due … Read more

Fashion giant joins list of pandemic profiteers

Fashion giant joins list of pandemic profiteers

Yet another company has been called out for risking the health of Australians in an effort to profit from the COVID-19 pandemic. Australia’s largest fashion retailer, Mosaic Brands, was fined $630,000 on Thursday for lying to customers about hand sanitiser and face masks sold between June 3 and July 11 last year. The Noni B … Read more