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Coronavirus: How managers, players and sporting directors are coping

Coronavirus: How managers, players and sporting directors are coping

Sports
Football is suspended in the UK and across Europe because of the coronavirus pandemic, so how is the lockdown affecting those at the heart of the sport?From a manager living 1,000 miles away from his wife and children because of the virus to a sporting director trying to run a Premier League club while self-isolating, BBC Sport columnist Guillem Balague talks via video conference to four people with different roles in football to find out how they are coping.'I'm improving guitar skills while separated from family' Birmingham City boss Pep Clotet sent his wife, Vanessa, their three-year-old son, Max, and one-year-old daughter, Helena...
Morrisons supermarket axes 3,000 managers in huge shake-up

Morrisons supermarket axes 3,000 managers in huge shake-up

Business
Morrisons is axing 3,000 management roles as part of a huge restructuring to create more shop floor jobs.The firm says it is also creating 7,000 new hourly-paid roles at its 500 stores, meaning a net 4,000 new posts.The new jobs will be in customer-facing roles, such as more butchers, bakers, fishmongers, the supermarket said.Morrisons said the new roles will be a mixture of part and full time posts, but declined to reveal how the numbers will be split.Managers will be able to move to the new jobs, with the firm saying there will be roles "for everybody who wants to continue to work at Morrisons".David Lepley, Morrisons group retail director, said: "Whilst there will be a short period of uncertainty for some managers affected by these proposals we will be...
Joey Barton: EFL promise to help with investigation into Fleetwood manager’s alleged assault of Barnsley boss Daniel Stendel

Joey Barton: EFL promise to help with investigation into Fleetwood manager’s alleged assault of Barnsley boss Daniel Stendel

Sports
latest South Yorkshire Police are looking into the incident which is rumoured to have taken place in the tunnel after Saturday's match at Oakwell The EFL will help investigate an alleged incident involving Fleetwood manager Joey Barton at Barnsley, chief executive Shaun Harvey has confirmed. Barton is said to have confronted Reds boss Daniel Stendel in the tunnel following Saturday’s game, which ended in a 4-2 victory for the home side at Oakwell, and South Yorkshire Police are investigating. Barton is alleged to have assaulted Barnsley boss Stendel Harvey told BBC Radio 5 Live: “As an off-the-field matter the tunnel is still in the domain of the referee but we will work closely with everybody to ensure it’s not a case of who deals with the m...
Top-ranked female portfolio managers discuss gender imbalance in fund management

Top-ranked female portfolio managers discuss gender imbalance in fund management

Finance
It's hardly a surprise that the asset management industry has a gender problem. Even so, some might be taken aback by the actual scale of the issue. Of the 16,084 portfolio managers tracked by Citywire around the world, just 1,662 — or 10.3 percent — are women. In the United States that figure falls to 9 percent. (Citywire is a financial publishing and information group that tracks the performance of fund managers.) There are multiple social and structural reasons for this but, crucially, no evidence that women underperform men when it comes to running money. In an effort to highlight the best female portfolio man...
Premier League managers: Each top flight boss ranked on job security – from most under pressure to least

Premier League managers: Each top flight boss ranked on job security – from most under pressure to least

Sports
For the investment Everton made over the summer, their start to the campaign is inexcusable and Koeman is rightly being questioned. The Dutchman’s team play without an identity on the field, with a great deal of talent being wasted, and something has to change.Wednesday, October 4, 2017Which Premier League manager do you think is under the most pressure right now?There's already been one casualty this season, with Frank de Boer sacked after only five games in charge of Crystal Palace, and history tells us he definitely won't be the only boss to be given the boot in the campaign.talkSPORT.com, then, has ranked each Premier League manager on the safety of their job, starting with who's feeling the heat the most – scroll through the gallery above to see the ranking in full.*Odd...