Are we taking our jobs for granted? Should we be more thankful to our employers? Should we, as employees, be more flexible with our jobs in a changing economic landscape? Geoff Maxted of DriveWrite Automotive Magazine examines in this latest Letter From The UK. A recent survey across the United States found that a ‘shockingly’ high number of employees feel as if they are unable to work out because of their jobs; which begs the question: why is this a responsibility of the employer? Certainly, employers are responsible for all aspects of health and safety within their industry and have, up to a point, a duty of care, but does that spill over into private lives? Results of The Study The survey revealed that over two-thirds of respondents said their employers are not providing them with fitness benefits. More than half say their employer makes it difficult for them to get a workout in during the week! Why? Should employers meekly say, ‘Sure, take … [Read more...] about Letter From The UK: Jobs For Life
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PUBLISHED: 15:07 14 January 2019 | UPDATED: 15:24 14 January 2019 Road works on the A1066 in South Lopham will see the road closed followed by traffic lights. Picture: Getty ajfletch A busy road will be closed for a week for carriageway repairs. Work will begin on Lamsey Lane in Heacham on Monday, January 28.The closure will extend from the junction with the A149 Lynn Road, in Heacham, westwards to the junction with Folgate Road.During the resurfacing works the road will be closed to all through traffic. A fully signed official diversion route via Lynn Road, Station Road, Staithe Road and Cheney Hill will be in operation for the duration of the works.Vehicle access to businesses and properties in the roads affected will be maintained from one end at all times.The work will cost £200,000. It is being funded from the £12.7m the county council has received from the government to spend on road repairs. This money is Norfolk’s share of the £420m made available to … [Read more...] about Busy road to be closed for a week for repairs
Tanya Wildt Detroit Free Press Published 10:35 AM EDT Oct 19, 2018 Lottery players in Redford Township take note. A Michigan Lottery ticket worth $25,000 a year for life was recently sold there. The Lucky For Life ticket was purchased at Crown Drugs at 24401 Plymouth Road, according to the Michigan Lottery. It matched the five white balls drawn Thursday — 04-21-24-30-31. The winner has the option of annual payments of $25,000 for a minimum of 20 years, or life, whichever is greater, or a one-time lump sum of $390,000. Have the winning ticket? Contact the Michigan Lottery Public Relations Division at 517-373-1237. This is the 24th time a Michigan player has won the prize, according to the Michigan Lottery. Read more: … [Read more...] about Michigan Lotto: Lucky For Life winner sold in Redford Twp.
Porsche launched an experimental short-term rental service allowing pretty much anyone over the age of 27 and properly licensed to take a 911 for a week, or even a few hours. It’ll cost you, though. The service was launched as a pilot project in Atlanta-area. It’s called Porsche Drive, because it lets you drive the cars. Here are all the options and prices, according to the Porsche Drive website: The 911 Carrera is the headliner here, of course, though I might spring for the Panamera since, depending on what trim it is, it looks to be slightly more bang for your buck. For now, the service is only in Atlanta but comes with the (useless, though aesthetically important for some) touch of class you might expect. Porsche Drive includes white-glove concierge delivery service. Once a reservation is confirmed, the vehicle will be delivered within two hours to the customer’s requested location in metro Atlanta. The website says that you have to be 27-years-old, have had a … [Read more...] about Porsche Will Let You Take a 911 Carrera for a Week for the Low Price of $2,909
PUBLISHED: 07:00 07 September 2018 Eleanor Young Patients are facing longer waiting times to see their family doctor. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto This content is subject to copyright. People are waiting up to a week to see their GP, figures show. nga doctors noteOf the patients from the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (BNSSG CCG) area who responded to the NHS’s annual GP survey, 27 per cent waited a week or more to see a GP or a nurse last time they booked an appointment.Five years ago, just 16 per cent had to wait that long.Dr John Heather from New Court Surgery in Locking Road, who leads the Weston and Worle locality group, a partnership of surgeries, said: “There are a number of reasons for GP waiting times rising, there is no magic bullet.“In Weston and Worle we have a very large number of increasingly frail people and a large number of care homes.doctor~1“In England we have … [Read more...] about Quarter of patients wait over a week for GP appointment, statistics reveal