• Ten retailers in a British coastal town are operating rent-free for 2 years, with no strings attached, as part of a plan to rescue the UK's 'high streets'

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    A row of shops in Poole, a southwest English town.
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    Asset firm Legal & General has suspended rent for 10 businesses for two years, the NYT reports .
    Rent pauses are designed to help retailers recover from the pandemic that caused many to shut.
    Local leaders and businesses are using vacant shop space for new learning centers and art studios.
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    A major UK landlord has suspended rent payments for some retail outlets in a coastal British town to support their post-pandemic recovery, The New York Times reported...
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  • Top law firms are offering $164K bonuses, extra vacation, and meeting-free days in an effort to retain workers and prevent burnout

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Law firms have offered lawyers new perks to retain them.
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    Law firms could offer up to $164,000 in bonuses to senior associates, Bloomberg reported .
    Some firms have offered meeting-free days, extra vacation, and more flexibility to lawyers.
    Firms have struggled to hire enough new talent in a tight labor market and amid a surge in demand.
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    Law firms have offered $164,000 bonuses, extra vacation, and more flexibility to their lawyers in an effort to retain top talent and prevent burnout, Bloomberg reported. Some senior associates could...
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