BBC Scotland business and economy editor
English post-lockdown rules: @BHAtweets hospitality: "at best a restrictive straitjacket, at worst lockdown in all but name for hospitality: tier 3 businesses providing takeaway only, tier 2 restricted to substantial meals, will lead to permanent closures and job losses"
Oil price strengthening recently, Brent crude above $46 per barrel, on vaccine optimism, weakening US dollar, expectations of rising demand and of continued OPEC+ agreement to limit supply:
“Sack the manager”: not so fast, says @FIFAcom . New employment rights are coming in, to match players’ rights. And in women’s football: 14 weeks maternity leave, breast feeding facilities, and alternative work during pregnancy.
The sound you hear in the Govan area is of chickens coming home to roost:
Anyone care to explain how this works: convert debt to equity, raise money by issuing new shares, at the same time that you’re required, under protest, to offer to buy out shareholders, using money you can’t get out of South Africa?