One-time Coca-Cola Amatil CEO Alison Watkins was appointed to the RBA board in December 2020 for a five-year term when she was still earning $2,178,652 a year as the head of the soft-drink bottling company.
Governor Philip Lowe (left), who is paid $1,076,029 a year, is far from the only interest rate decision maker on a seven-figure salary, top 10 as average borrowers with a $600,000 mortgage face a $1,060 surge in their monthly mortgage repayments by November compared with May
‘There has also been a higher volume of wealth transfers due to Covid – partly due to more deaths in the elderly population, but also as some people make outright gifts to help family during this difficult period.
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‘To say sh*tty for some of you, it’s usual, blame the bus company, then make out how amazing you are being on the phone all day is NOT owning your stuff Splendour!!! Such a lack of compassion for the people who are paying you who you literally left out in the mud, hungry and cold all night,’ an attendee responded to the latest apology.
A spokesperson for the Port of Dover said: ‘Ahead of the summer getaway and the expected return of pre-pandemic tourist volumes, the Port of Dover enacted several interim measures to ensure passengers have a smooth start to their holidays.
The broadcaster recorded a peak television audience of 7.6 million, during coverage on BBC One last night and there were also 1.5 million streams across BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app for the game.
In all, 9.1 million people enjoyed – or suffered – a tense encounter, with England falling behind to Esther Gonzalez’s opener, before levelling in the 84th minute through Ella Toone and then Georgia Stanway scoring the winner in extra time with a stunning strike.
Union Pacific on Thursday reported adjusted earnings of $2.93 per share, beating estimates of $2.86, according to Refinitiv data. (Reporting by Nathan Gomes and Abhijith Ganapavaram in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak Dasgupta and Anil D’Silva)
Passengers queue for ferries at the Port of Dover in Kent, as families embarking on summer getaways at the start of school holidays have been warned by ferry operators to expect delays of several hours at the border
It also added that recent rises in asset values and the Government’s decision last year to maintain the IHT tax free thresholds at 2020 to 2021 levels up to and including 2025 to 2026 – which will mean people are increasingly likely to be caught.
Andrew Tully, technical director at Canada Life, said: ‘HMRC is witnessing an incredible spike in income from IHT delivering £1.8billion to the taxman already this financial year, £300million higher than the same period last year.
Union Pacific – which connects West Coast ports to key terminals such as Chicago – said it was accelerating hiring of critical staff and boosting the frequency of trains by increasing their speed in an effort to clear port backlogs that are worsening supply-chain disruptions and stoking inflation.
‘Travel time for customers has increased in large part due to the additional border controls for UK citizens who now have to have passports stamped and answer questions from French border officials before being allowed to cross.
‘Come on Splendour we deserve better than that and so do the bus drivers that were out there all night! More toilets and water isn’t going to fix a thing, especially those that couldn’t make it today because of getting home at a time when the rest of the state is waking up. What a slap in the face.’
American railroads are having a bumpy ride due to an acute labor shortage from pandemic-induced job cuts and a move to slim down operations in their pursuit of Precision Scheduled Railroading – a service model adopted by many Class I operators.
Australian mortgage holders are suffering through the most severe interest rate hikes in a generation because of the decisions by multi-millionaires on the Reserve Bank board who earn eye-watering salaries.
‘We know last night’s journey home was sh*tty for some of you. It usually takes some time to get everyone out of the venue, we’re so sorry you had that experience at Splendour,’ the statement said on Sunday.
Festivalgoers complained on Friday they wanted to leave the music festival because of the horrible conditions with one uploading a video to TikTok showing cars bogged in the mud accompanied by the soundtrack, ‘I wanna go home’.
‘These measures include the installation of 50% more booths for use by French border control, improvements to internal traffic routes, provision of welfare facilities for passengers and the training of a team of Passenger Champions to provide help and information on-site.
Experts predict some of the worst jams will be on the M25, M3, M23 and M40, and say drivers should try and travel before 10am and after 7pm on Friday, which is set to be the worst day of jams and queues.