Daily Archive: Thursday, February 2, 2017

DAN HYDE: Put the elderly first

Everyone knows someone whose life has been turned upside down by the care funding crisis. Whether it’s an elderly relative forced to sell their home to pay the exorbitant monthly fees or a wallet-busting 15 per cent increase in council tax bills in Surrey —there is no hiding place. At the heart of the chaos

Chipotle Has to Finally Shake Off Its E. Coli Slump in 2017

Chipotle Mexican Grill posted the restaurant chain’s first annual sales decline since going public over a decade ago, as management struggled throughout the year to get a firm grasp of a prolonged food-safety crisis that started in the fall of 2015. On Thursday, the burrito purveyor reported sales for 2016 totaled $3.9 billion, tumbling 13%

Treasury amends Russian sanctions to allow U.S. tech exports

The Treasury Department on Thursday amended former President Obama’s most recent slate of Russian sanctions to allow U.S. technology companies to export products to Russia. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) clarified that American tech companies can seek licenses from Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) to export their goods to Russia, so long as