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Jan 21 (Reuters) – Digital banking provider Chime Financial Inc has asked Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) to help it prepare for an initial public offering in New York, according to people familiar with the matter. The fintech startup will likely be valued at a substantial premium to its $25 billion valuation from an August …

Business groups have said they need more financial support from the government if the country moves to stricter traffic light settings. Today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that the whole country would turn red within 24-48 hours in the event of a community outbreak of Omicron. “We are also confirming today that when we have …

The UK labor shortage worsened at the end of 2021, with vacancies hitting a record high, but average earnings started to fall as inflation outpaced wage growth. Official data released on Tuesday showed unemployment fell to 4.1% in the three months to November, 0.1 percentage point above its pre-pandemic rate. The employment rate has risen …

Paul Myners, the city great and former labor minister appointed to the government to deal with the 2008 financial crisis, has died aged 73. Considered an influential figure in both the square mile and politics for his time advising former Prime Minister Gordon Brown on the historic bailout of Britain’s banking system, Baron Myners, of …

Tax revenue for the first nine months of the 2021-22 state fiscal year (SFY) continues to beat projections, totaling $84.4 billion. This amount is significantly higher than the last forecast of the Budget Division contained in the six-monthly update of the financial plan. While tax revenue has exceeded forecasts throughout the current fiscal year, the …

‘Full Out: Leadership Lessons From America’s Favorite Coach’, by Monica Aldama When the Netflix docuseries Applaud first aired in 2020, it became (along with tiger king), one of the great successes of the beginning of the pandemic. Applaud followed the Navarro College of Texas cheerleading squad in the months leading up to their biggest competition, …

Hello and welcome to our continued coverage of the global economy, financial markets, euro area and business. Heathrow Airport has warned the aviation industry is facing a “long-haul recovery” after the omicron variant sparked a wave of canceled flights last month. The UK’s largest airport has revealed that at least 600,000 Heathrow passengers travel plans …

The new Financial Crimes Intelligence Center, which will work to coordinate police investigations involving credit card skimmers, has officially opened in Tyler. The statewide center was created by a bill of the 87th Legislature. A partnership between the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulations and the Smith County Attorney’s Office will operate the Financial Crimes …

DEFIANCE, Ohio – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Premier Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: PFC), the holding company of Premier Bank and First Insurance Group, today announced that Nikki Lanier, JD, will be appointed to the company’s board of directors effective January 24, 2022. Ms. Lanier is the Founder and CEO of Harper Slade, a racial equality consultancy that …

By Matt Egan, CNN Business American Express and BlackRock are the latest big companies to urge their employees to start 2022 working remotely as Covid-19 cases skyrocket. “We have seen an exponential increase in the spread of the Omicron variant across the world,” AmEx CEO Stephen Squeri said in a note to employees on Tuesday. …