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Latest Social Media News From Social Media Today…

  Editor’s Choice   Instagram Launches First Stage of IGTV Monetization, With In-Stream Ads Coming to Selected Channels   Instagram is reaching out to selected creators, inviting them to take part in the initial launch of ads in IGTV content.    Read now →   Best of Social Media Today   #SMTLive Recap: Building Your Brand Through Thought Leadership   In our most recent #SMTLive Twitter chat, we explored the virtues of thought leadership, and how it can benefit your business.     Beware of Virtue Signaling in Brand Communications About COVID-19   COVID-19 has become the dominant focus of
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The latest Coronavirus News from Boris Johnson…

Boris Johnson is outlining the next steps in the UK’s plan to fight coronavirus at the first of a series of daily news conferences. The briefing was expected to have details about steps the government may take to protect elderly and vulnerable people. The over-70s have been told they are allowed to go out for walks when their period of staying at home begins . The first person in Wales to die with Covid-19 brings the UK total to 36. Most of those who have died in the UK have been people over the age of 60 with underlying health conditions. The total
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Latest Credit Industry News from the CCR Magazine…

CCRMagazine…Collections and Risk… Read the magazine, free of charge, online atwww.ccrmagazine.com/ccr-magazine/or download a PDF copy of the magazine here. • Stressing the right pointsDo we need to see stress management as a compliance issue? •  Top three most effective negotiation tacticsThe Financial Conduct Authority has told credit-card firms to review their approach to struggling customers… • Manufacturing exports fall despite consumer goodsIn changing political times, UK exports are facing mixed outcomes… Stressing the right pointsDo we need to see stress management as a compliance issue? For more Credit Industry News, Business News, UK Business News or Global Business News, please follow the
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Office for National Statistics Release The Shopping Basket Report for Measuring Inflation…

Reusable bottles and gluten-free cereals are in, as ONS updates the inflation basket… Commenting on this year’s basket of goods, ONS senior statistician Philip Gooding said: “This year we have added reusable bottles and mugs to the inflation basket, as there has been a rise in popularity with many consumers looking to decrease their environmental impacts. “It is important to remember that these annual changes are only a small percentage of the overall basket. This year we’ve added 16 items, removed 14 and modified 4, while leaving 702 unchanged. “Decisions on changes to the basket depend, among other issues, on
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Irish Business News / IrishBiz – Prolonged Coronavirus Outbreak Could Place the Irish Republic in to a Recession…

A prolonged outbreak of coronavirus in the Republic could push the economy into recession, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) has warned. The think tank said the economy could shrink for the first time since the financial crisis if the country remained on lockdown for an extended period. The institute’s Kieran McQuinn said that if the outbreak can be contained to a single quarter and “if by June/July things are returning to normal then the Irish economy should still register positive growth this year”. However, if the issue and particularly the “lockdown” goes beyond that period “we’re looking at
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Irish Business News / IrishBiz – Business Reactions to Governments Coronavirus Measures…

Business and worker representative bodies have been reacting to the Government’s decision to close schools and cultural institutions, as well as limit large gatherings of people. There has been broad support for the move – though some have raised questions about the finer detail of the implementation. The Irish Congress of Trade Unionssaid it was essential that workers and employers comply with the public health advice issued. However it also said that front-line workers – including medical staff – cannot work from home. It also noted that the closure of schools and crèches will raise questions around childcare. Business group Ibec said that
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