Digging in won ’t solve pay dispute, nor get the NHS back on its feet
The NHS won’t be able to deliver the speedier response times and better care the government is promising until ministers try harder to end the growing dispute about pay and staffing, says UNISON today (Tuesday). Later today the health secretary will be asked about the government’s handling of the NHS dispute by MPs on the health and social care select committee, just as UNISON announces its fourth day of strike action on Friday 10 February. This morning, NHS pay review body chair Philippa Hird told the committee the Department of Health and Social Care has yet to submit evidence ahead of the next pay round beginning in...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 31, 2023 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release ambulance strikes nhs pay nhs strikes Source Type: news

Europe ’s Economy Edges Higher, Heading Off Forecasts of Recession
The latest data came hours after the International Monetary Fund raised its forecast for economic growth in the eurozone to 0.7 percent in 2023, from a prediction of 0.5 percent made in October. The small bump up was because the economy turned out better than expected last year, helped along by…#zew #ukraine #christinelagarde #europeancentralbank #worldeconomicforum #davos #switzerland (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Inflation is so bad people are buying pigs and chickens to save on groceries
Tao Xu/Getty Images Americans are combating still-high prices by getting creative to procure essentials. Some are buying pigs for meat, and others are looking into raising chickens for cheap eggs. While the US is still not in a recession, the current economy is still leaving workers squeezed.…#taoxugettyimages #benjamindelong #minnesota #journal #delong #southerncalifornia #sandiego #houston #houstonchronicle #mikhailandersson (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Europe scrapes out economic growth by dodging gas disaster
Europe’s economy scraped out meager gains at the end of last year as galloping inflation fed by high energy prices and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine deterred people from spending in shops and restaurants. Economic output crept 0.1% higher in the last three months of 2022, European Union statistics…#ukraine #eurostat #croatia (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Euro zone economy posts surprise expansion in the fourth quarter, curbing recession fears
The latest euro zone growth numbers are out as the ECB considers what to do next. The euro zone grew 0.1% in the last quarter of 2022, according to preliminary Eurostat data released Tuesday. The region has been under significant pressure in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, as high food…#ecb #eurostat #ukraine #berlin #salomonfiedler #berenberg (Source: Reuters: Health)
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IMF upgrades outlook for the global economy in 2023
The outlook for the global economy is growing slightly brighter as China eases its zero-Covid policies and the world shows surprising resilience in the face of high inflation, elevated interest rates and Russia’s ongoing war against Ukraine. That’s the view of the International Monetary Fund,…#ukraine #imf #federalreserve #singapore #beijing #gourinchas (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Russia Sidesteps Western Punishments, With Help From Friends
The port at Vladivostok, Russia. Analysts estimate that Russia’s imports may have already recovered to prewar levels. A surge in trade by Russia’s neighbors and allies hints at one reason its economy remains so resilient after sweeping sanctions. WASHINGTON — A strange thing happened with…#vladivostok #armenia #soviet #russian #turkey #belarus #kazakhstan #kyrgyzstan #moscow #ukraine (Source: Reuters: Health)
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“Just Tiff It”
The latest celeb hookup? It’s Tiffany jewelry and Nike sneakers… and Wall Street looooves it. Hasbro just gave us an update on the Toy Economy: We’re suffering from a Toy Hangover. And TravelCenters of America is the largest truck stop in America, but it’s about to become the largest electric car…#tiffany #nike #toyeconomy #atoyhangover #twitter #tiktok #learn (Source: Reuters: Health)
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South Africa Left Out of EM Bond Bonanza As Power Crisis Cripples Economy
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The IMF thinks we may actually skirt a recession. It is also surprisingly upbeat about Russia's economy
The International Monetary Fund has upgraded global growth in 2023. Thomson Reuters The IMF expects the world economy to grow 2.9% in 2023 — which is better than its October forecast of 2.7%. Growth is expected to be supported by strong labor markets and household consumption, and China's…#thomsonreuters #imf #eurozone #russian #moscow #ukraine #petyakoevabrooks (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Brexit is a ‘complete disaster’ and ‘total lies’, says Tory billionaire
Guy Hands, a leading City figure, has called Brexit a “complete disaster” and a “bunch of total lies” that has harmed large parts of the economy. Speaking on the third anniversary of Britain’s departure from the EU, Hands, the founder, chair and chief investment officer of the private equity firm…#guyhands #hands #terrafirma #borisjohnson #liztruss #singapore #conservative #bbcradio4s #nhs #conservativeparty (Source: Reuters: Health)
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What to Expect From New GroupM Superagency EssenceMediacom
Learn how the creator economy is transforming the marketing landscape, and how to cultivate partnerships to grow engaged communities at Social Media Week: The Creatorverse , May 16–18 in NY. Register now to secure your early bird pass. It’s been nine months since WPP announced more consolidation…#socialmediaweek #ny #wpp #mediacom #essencemediacom #jillkelly #foundersday #airbnb #bayerdell #ey (Source: Reuters: Health)
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IMF says recession " not in our baseline " as it raises global growth forecasts
The International Monetary Fund raised its 2023 global growth outlook Monday, driven by easing inflation, China reopening its economy and resilient demand in the U.S. and Europe. What to expect: The IMF expects global growth to slow from 3.4% in 2022 to 2.9% this year — up from the 2.7% it…#imf #imfworldeconomic #russian #ukraine #axiosfelixsalmon (Source: Reuters: Health)
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France set to avoid recession as economy expands in fourth quarter
Foreign trade helps eurozone’s second-biggest economy beat expectations of no growth (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

French economy expanded slightly in 4Q
France’s economy eked out a small expansion in 2022’s fourth quarter, shrugging off recession fears for this winter as the government cushioned households and businesses from high energy prices. The French economy, eurozone’s second-largest, grew by a marginal 0.1% from October to December…#insee #bankoffrance (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news