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Bankers’ pay boosted by deferral rules, say BoE advisers

Bank of England advisers warned on Monday that rules to defer bankers’ bonuses have led to an increase in the pay of top executives in the UK. The working paper found that delaying the payout of bonuses over longer periods had probably boosted the pay packages of senior bankers. After the financial crisis, regulators across […]

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UK

Netflix’s own advisers question timing of Sussexes trailer

The same publication reports Ms Figueres, who played a key role in the 2015 Paris climate agreement, as saying: “Netflix has been a leader on producing valuable content to educate on environmental issues. It is therefore disappointing that they air negative messages on the very same day as the Earthshot Prize.” Former UN political strategist […]

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Ukraine official: Iranian advisers aiding Russia were killed | NHK WORLD-JAPAN News

Ukraine’s top security official has confirmed that Iranian military advisers were killed in Crimea, and warned that any other Iranians supporting Russia in occupied Ukrainian territory will be targeted. Oleksiy Danilov, the secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council talked with Britain’s Guardian newspaper. Iranian advisers are believed to have been in occupied Crimea […]

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Ukraine confirms Iranian military advisers killed in Crimea

Ukraine officials have confirmed that Iranian military advisers have been killed in Crimea, a news report has stated. The top security officials of Ukraine have also stated that any other Iranians on occupied Ukrainian territory in support of Moscow’s invasion would also be targeted. Oleksiy Danilov, secretary of Ukraine’s national security and defence council, said […]

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US

Advisers likely to operate in metaverse by 2030, says FPA CEO

Speaking at the FPA Professionals Summit, the CEO of the Financial Planning Association (FPA) Sarah Abood said that, in the near future, advisers will need to think about technology in the context of its potential to amplify humanity.   Artificial Intelligence (AI), she believes, “gives us the opportunity to not just focus on what it […]

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World

Iranian advisers killed aiding Russians in Crimea, says Kyiv

Ukraine’s top security official has confirmed that Iranian military advisers have been killed in Crimea, and warned that any other Iranians on occupied Ukrainian territory in support of Moscow’s invasion would also be targeted. Oleksiy Danilov, secretary of Ukraine’s national security and defence council, said Iranians were present in Crimea to help Russia pilot the […]

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Finance

Germany should raise taxes on rich to fund €200bn energy plan, advisers say

Germany should consider raising taxes on the wealthiest people to fund its €200bn plan to cap gas and electricity prices, a group of leading economic advisers to the government recommended on Wednesday. Ulrike Malmendier, one of the five members of Germany’s council of economic experts, said that because the country cannot target its energy support […]

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Science

NSW flood plain harvesting rules won’t protect environment, government advisers warn

The Perrottet government has been warned by its own advisers that proposed flood plain harvesting rules will not adequately protect the environment or the needs of downstream communities in the Murray Darling Basin. Documents obtained through parliament by independent MLC Justin Field show the government received advice that proposed targets meant to ensure river health […]

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Finance

‘Scant evidence’ of UK government implementing climate change targets, say advisers

Ministers have made very little progress on implementing the UK’s net zero strategy, with “scant evidence” of delivery against high-level targets, the government’s independent climate advisers warned on Wednesday. In a wide-ranging report, the Climate Change Committee said major policy gaps existed in a range of key areas, including energy efficiency, and that tangible progress […]

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Covid Live Updates: C.D.C. Advisers Meet to Discuss Vaccines for Youngest Children

Senator Mitt Romney of Utah had been leading negotiations with the White House over new pandemic relief funding.Credit…Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times WASHINGTON — The Republican senator who had been leading negotiations with the White House over new pandemic relief funding accused the Biden administration on Thursday of giving him “patently false” information when it […]