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what are my rights and what should I do with my money?

<span>Photograph: Audtakorn Sutarmjam/Alamy</span>
Photograph: Audtakorn Sutarmjam/Alamy

Every day the coronavirus-related job loss announcements mount up. British Airways is looking at axing possibly 12,000 posts; Boots is to cut 4,000, Pret a Manger 1,000, the owners of Upper Crust and Ritazza another 5,000. Airbus is talking of 1,700, Royal Mail 2,000 and Swissport, which handles airline baggage, about 4,500. When the furlough scheme ends, economists fear another huge wave of redundancies. We look at your rights and what you can expect financially.

What are my rights if there are redundancies where I work?

First, there are rules around consultation. In a big company (one

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Rich Mexicans Are Fleeing to Miami and Funneling Money Overseas

(Bloomberg) — Two years into his campaign to crack down on rampant tax evasion and corruption in Mexico, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is scaring the rich into shipping their money abroad.

The very first signs of this capital flight date back to the run-up to Lopez Obrador’s landslide electoral victory in 2018, and they mounted after he implemented new laws against tax evasion late last year, according to interviews with a dozen wealth managers, tax advisers and bankers. Now, the populist president’s response to the pandemic — in which he’s refused to provide fiscal stimulus to shore up the

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20 Genius Things Mark Cuban Says To Do With Your Money

You might have heard this billionaire’s name, but who is Mark Cuban and how did he make his money? It’s possible you know him as one of the sharks on the hit show “Shark Tank,” but Cuban is more than just a TV personality — he’s also the owner of the Dallas Mavericks and a successful investor. In fact, Mark Cuban’s companies are so successful that he made his first million in 1990 after selling his business to CompuServe and then earned a $5.9 billion paycheck after he sold his online streaming audio service to Yahoo in 1999.

Cuban knows

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40 Money Habits That Can Leave You Broke

Big or small, some financial habits can zap a solid financial plan and leave smart savers with empty wallets. To avoid buyer’s remorse and similar guilt about neglecting your finances, you need to know what habits might be costing you extra.

In the list of things to waste money on, smartphone apps are a big one. Those $1.99 purchases seem inexpensive enough, but they can snowball — especially if you have kids who are adding to the overall purchase price or frequency.

Consider free app downloads exclusively or cap yourself and your family with a monthly app budget.

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Universities get extra money to cover drop in international student numbers

Universities are to get a cash boost to help them deal with a drop in numbers from overseas students due to coronavirus: iStock
Universities are to get a cash boost to help them deal with a drop in numbers from overseas students due to coronavirus: iStock

Universities will be able to access extra funds to help them deal with a drop in overseas student numbers.

Ministers have said grants and low-interest loans will become available to cover up to 80 per cent of income losses due to fewer international students enrolling as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

University-led research will be protected through emergency finance schemes as higher education establishments deal with budget holes.

Around £200m of the investment will be

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