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‘Disappointed’ travel chiefs seek clarity from PM

‘Disappointed’ travel chiefs seek clarity from PM

Business
Leading travel industry figures have reacted with dismay to Boris Johnson's latest comments on the lockdown roadmap, saying they need more clarity.The prime minister said he was "hopeful" that foreign travel could begin again on 17 May.But he said more data was needed before a firm decision could be taken.The British Travel Association said the announcement was "beyond disappointing" and called for "a clear pathway to international travel and trade".Its chief executive, Clive Wratten, said moves to open borders had "once again been kicked down the road"."The business travel industry continues to be crippled by today's lack of movement," he added.In a Downing Street briefing on Monday, Mr Johnson said he did not want to see coronavirus re-imported from abroad and urged people to await a rep...
SBI seeks clarity on CFO qualifications

SBI seeks clarity on CFO qualifications

Finance
MUMBAI: State Bank of India (SBI) has sought clarity from the banking regulator on the mandatory qualification for its chief financial officer — whether the official must be a chartered accountant — before appointing a full-time executive to that job, sources aware of the lender’s query to the central bank told ET. Currently, a deputy managing director holds interim charge of the position and the lender wants clarity before making fresh appointments. SBI’s earlier full-time CFO, Prashant Kumar, was sent to Yes Bank as its chief executive officer in March this year after which the bank had given additional charge of the department to its deputy managing director, Chalasani Venkat Nageswar, who is responsible for the bank’s international portfolio. “Almost all public sector banks do not hav...
House defense committee chair demands clarity on potential domestic military use

House defense committee chair demands clarity on potential domestic military use

Business
June 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., wants the Trump administration and the Pentagon to offer more detail about potential domestic deployments of the U.S. military in response to protest activity in the United States. Smith, chair of the House Armed Services Committee, on Tuesay told reporters he intends to hold a hearing and call Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Mark Milley to clarify the Pentagon's intentions. Advertisement In particular, he said, he was concerned about Esper's comment in a call to U.S. governors, the recording of which was leaked to the New York Times on Monday. During the call, Esper said that National Guard forces need to "dominate the battlespace," referring to police brutality protests that have roiled U.S. cities over the past...
Coronavirus: GPs demand ‘clarity’ over protective gear guidance

Coronavirus: GPs demand ‘clarity’ over protective gear guidance

Health
GPs are demanding "urgent clarification" from the government on whether they should now wear protective equipment to examine all patients.Family doctors now wear it if they see a patient with suspected coronavirus.But the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has written to Health Secretary Matt Hancock to ask if GPs should wear it for all face-to-face consultations.It says patients with the virus but no symptoms could still infect staff.The BBC understands GPs in some surgeries have decided to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) for all face-to-face consultations, but this is not currently recommended by Public Health England.In the letter, Prof Martin Marshall, chairman of the RCGP, wrote: "GPs across the country h...

Splitting CMD roles: SBI cites Act, seeks clarity from Sebi

Finance
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Sebi has asked all listed companies to appoint separate individuals to the posts of chairman and managing director by April 1, 2020. Also, the chairman, who will have a non-executive role, should not in any way be related to the managing director or the CEO. This rule, however, does not apply to companies with no identifiable promoter. Banking/Finance-Industry-Economic Times