ALEX BRUMMER: IMF perks up its forecast after Uncle Sam saves the day

Joe Biden is riding a wave of optimism following the passage of his $1.9trillion (£1.4trillion) fiscal package.  There may be more to come should the White House manage to steer proposals for a further £1.44trillion of climate change and infrastructure spending through a Congress jittery about debt levels. As the International Monetary Fund’s spring World … Read more

Nannies for the rich and famous reveal the VERY luxurious perks of the job

Nannies employed by the rich and famous have revealed how their jobs afford them all the trappings of a luxury lifestyle – including jet-setting, expensive gifts and cash bonuses – and an annual salary of up to £120,000.   The high-end child carers told FEMAIL that while there are generous perks of the job, there are … Read more

‘Tripadvisor Plus’ launches, with users able to access ‘insider savings’ and perks for $99 fee

The Amazon Prime for travel: ‘Tripadvisor Plus’ launches, with users able to access ‘insider savings’ and perks from free wine to room upgrades for a $99 annual fee The Plus program is free for hotels to join with zero commission rates  There’s a minimum discount of 10% plus perks for a hotel offer to be … Read more

Traditional work perks make way for Uber gift cards and Netflix subscriptions due to Covid impact

Traditional work perks like company cars and rail season tickets are being replaced with Uber gift cards and Netflix subscriptions due to the impact of Covid. New figures show almost nine out of 10 white-collar job hires are for work-from-home jobs since the start of the pandemic in March last year. It means firms  have … Read more

Student bank accounts with perks that make the grade

A-level fiasco has thrown university plans for many into chaos, but here are student bank accounts with perks that make the grade By Toby Walne, Financial Mail on Sunday Published: 21:51 BST, 29 August 2020 | Updated: 21:51 BST, 29 August 2020 The recent A-level fiasco has thrown the plans of half a million students … Read more