What bank holidays do Scotland and Northern Ireland have that England or Wales don’t?

BANK holidays were introduced as an act of parliament by Sir John Lubbock back in 1871. However, each of the nations in the union has different dates of special significance to them. Here's how the Scottish and Northern Irish ones differ from the English and Welsh… When are the English bank holidays? There are eight of them in England and Wales,

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Bank of America to raise U.S. minimum hourly wage to $25 by 2025

By Noor Zainab Hussain    (Reuters) -Bank of America plans to raise its minimum wage for U.S. workers to $25 an hour by 2025, the latest among major firms promising to pay employees more after a year of pandemic risks and government subsidies that fueled conversations on whether companies pay their workers enough.    Bank of America's announcement on Tuesday went further

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Would-be bank robber demands ‘20k in large bills’ during botched NYC heist

A would-be bank robber allegedly demanded “20,000 in large bills” from a Manhattan teller Wednesday afternoon before being busted by cops for the botched heist, police sources said. The suspect, identified by sources as Jared Mitchell, walked into the TD Bank on Eighth Avenue near the Port Authority bus terminal at about 3 p.m. Mitchell allegedly passed the teller a

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Bank of England's chief economist warns against extending furlough

Bank of England’s chief economist warns against extending furlough as ‘keeping jobs on life support’ is ‘prolonging the inevitable’ as CBI argues it should be replaced with new scheme Andy Haldane says pandemic caused ‘lasting structural damage’ to the economy Bank of England’s chief economist says adaption ‘is the most painless solution’ CBI chief Dame Carolyn Fairbairn has made call

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Barclays Bank removes name of slave-owning tobacco lord from new HQ

Barclays Bank removes name of slave-owning tobacco lord Andrew Buchanan from new HQ in Glasgow Banking giant says Northern hub will now be named ‘Barclays Glasgow Campus’ It comes after hundreds signed petition calling for the name to be changed Developers Drum Property Group say insist it was named after steamboat owner  A banking giant has dropped the name of

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Coffee chain tycoon faces bankruptcy if he does not pay sister-in-law

Millionaire AMT coffee chain tycoon must pay his brother’s ‘goldigger’ widow £1.5m or face bankruptcy in bitter family feud Brothers Alistair, Angus and Allan McCallum-Toppin owned popular AMT Coffee  When Angus died from cancer aged 45 the family collapsed into ‘squabbling’ Widow Lucy and their 2 children ‘ignored’ and judge ordered brothers to pay out Lucy presented a bankruptcy petition

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Money In The Bank results: Drew McIntyre retains WWE Title as Seth Rollins reveals new theme music – The Sun

DREW MCINTYRE retained his WWE Title after a bruising encounter against Seth Rollins at Money in the Bank. The Scottish Terminator made history a month ago by defeating Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania 36. That made him the first-Brit to ever win the biggest prize in the wrestling business. And the Ayr-born star seems set for a long reign after overcoming

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