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Families could see up to half the value of their home put at risk under ‘dementia tax’

Ministers refused yesterday to rule out that the cap could be as high as £200,000 or £300,000 Families could see up to half the value of their home put at risk under the Conservative’s plans for a cap on their controversial “dementia tax”, according to Liberal Democrat research. Theresa May is under pressure to spell out exactly how much pensioners ... Read More »

Parenting: working dads at centre of new family research

Children see spending time with their fathers as ‘special and unique’. There’s no aptitude test for fathers, no mandatory training or licensing system to ensure all dads are good dads. No; for this role, laws and regulations give way to nature and nurture, a miracle of love expected to close the loop on a picture-perfect family. It’s assumed young men ... Read More »

IT layoffs: Amid fears of job losses, FITE takes up the fight

Infosys Technologies employees move through the headquarters during a break in Bangalore. Fears abound that thousands of techies are likely to lose their job, as automation and stricter job permits hit the Indian IT sector.(AP) For weeks now, news about IT layoffs is making headlines, while industry body Nasscom is trying to allay fears with data and figures to suggest ... Read More »

Valiant Entertainment: State of the Publisher 2017

Since coming onto the scene in 2012 in an unprecedented relaunch of what was an all-but-defunct set of properties, Valiant Entertainment hasn’t taken its foot off the gas. They’ve had events, critical acclaim and sales success that put them on the map as the third-largest shared superhero universe in just a few short years. Now they have a big-time movie ... Read More »

Indian startups emulate global ideas. That’s killing 90% of them: IBM study

Over 90 percent of Indian startups fail within the first five years. No surprise there as that is the global average as well. The surprise lies in the most common reason for failure of startups in India: lack of innovation, according to an IBM (NYSE: IBM) study.   “Many Indian startups lack pioneering innovation based on new technologies or unique ... Read More »

Trump administration to dismantle small-business part of ACA marketplaces

President Donald Trump congratulates House Republicans after they passed legislation aimed at repealing and replacing ObamaCare, during an event in the Rose Garden at the White House, on May 4, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Mark Wilson / Getty Images) The Trump administration said Monday that it will dismantle part of the Affordable Care Act that created online insurance marketplaces for ... Read More »

Proving the media wrong is part of Trump’s brand. He just proved the media right.

Washington Post national security reporter Greg Miller explains what President Trump’s potential disclosures to Russian officials means going forward. (The Washington Post) When you’re a billionaire, it isn’t easy to be a convincing underdog. Yet Donald Trump pulled it off in 2016 by constantly telling voters that he was going to prove wrong a national press corps that doubted his ... Read More »

David Marine appointed as Coldwell Banker’s SVP of marketing

David Marine Coldwell Banker has appointed vice president of brand management David Marine as the new senior vice president of marketing. In his new role, Marine will oversee the real estate brand’s complete marketing efforts, including advertising, media, public relations, product development, promotions and marketing communications. “Since joining Coldwell Banker more than a decade ago, David has pushed boundaries in ... Read More »

You Are Here Fox just put the guy who wants to blow up TV advertising in charge of sales

AN Airbnb host who advertised a “Harry Potter-inspired” cupboard under the stairs for £10 a night is a convicted paedophile, it has been claimed. Thomas Watton, was jailed for five years in 2013 for crimes against eight boys aged between 12 and 15. Sun Online and others reported yesterday that a man, now understood to be former X Factor contestant Watton, ... Read More »

Skoda Karoq Compact SUV Teased Ahead Of Official Debut

While we’ve already told you the date when Skoda plans to showcase its new new compact SUV -the Karoq, there are a few details that the Czech car maker has let on just before the official unveil. The replacement of the Yeti is more or less a baby Kodiaq and that’s why it has a striking character and features crystalline ... Read More »