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Workers urge Amazon boss to restore share schemes

Workers urge Amazon boss to restore share schemes

Technology
Dozens of UK Amazon warehouse workers have sent emails directly to Jeff Bezos urging him to restore their employee share and incentive schemes, which they say have been cut in order to fund a promised pay rise. Sky News has seen some of the emails, which mainly come from longer-term workers, who say they have been hit hard by the changes.In one, a worker at a fulfilment centre in Dunfermline warns Mr Bezos that the move "may receive major backlash and some disappointed workers".The email continues: "We take great pleasure in receiving our shares as that is what makes Amazon unique and for people that have children it is a delight to have that extra bonus."In another, a worker who says they have worked for seven years in Amazon's fulfilment centre at Doncaster, tells Mr Bezo...
Vijay Denanath Baroda Bank: Challenges of the urge to merge

Vijay Denanath Baroda Bank: Challenges of the urge to merge

Finance
NEW DELHI: In August last year, the government asked the 21 public-sector banks (PSBs) to come up with their plans for consolidation. With the proposed merger of Bank of Baroda, Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank — now being jokingly called Vijay Denanath Baroda Bank on social media — the government has taken one more step towards consolidation aimed at creating just a few banks so big that they matter globally. The merger will bring down the number of PSBs to 19. The merger has raised questions due to the health of Dena Bank. Due to its burden of NPAs, it is currently under the Prompt Corrective Action framework of the RBI and has been restrained from further lending. The government believes that the merger would improve the operational synergy and would be better than several entities competing
Princess Diana's friends urge Channel 4 not to show 'private' tapes

Princess Diana's friends urge Channel 4 not to show 'private' tapes

Entertainment
Friends of Princess Diana have urged Channel 4 not to broadcast controversial video tapes of her talking about her troubled marriage.The documentary, Diana: In Her Own Words, is due to be aired ahead of the 20th anniversary of her death. The tapes, recorded by her speech coach, have never been seen in the UK.Channel 4 said they "provide a unique insight" - but Diana's close friend Rosa Monckton said they were a betrayal of the late princess's privacy.Mrs Monckton is writing to the broadcaster to ask them not to air the tapes. She told The Guardian: "This doesn't belong in the public domain. "It is a betrayal of her privacy and of the family's privacy." Media playback is unsupported on your deviceFormer royal spokesman Dickie Arbiter told Sky News: "It is absolutely shameful that these tap...