If you come back from Italy, Hong Kong, or another country substantially affected by coronavirus, can your employer force you to stay home? If they do, must they pay you? What if you become ill and are off for an extended period — can you lose your job? Can you be forced to work in an environment where you suspect others might be infected? And can your employer force you to cancel your travel plans?
For many businesses, it was the longest six hours of their lives on Monday, 4 October, as Facebook experienced a massive outage across all three of its platforms. More than 3.5 billion people use Facebook, Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp, and more than 200 million businesses use Facebook tools to communicate with their customers.
PwC’s Sports Survey 2021
Taking the pulse of the sports industry each year, the sixth edition of the PwC Sports Survey addresses the arduous journey of sports organisations’ crisis recovery. Drawing on the views of nearly 800 sports industry leaders from around the world, the findings demonstrate that a host of internal and external forces continue to profoundly impact the sector as it seeks a more sustainable future.
Clubhouse has a tremendous amount of competition from big companies that want to own the live audio space, but it may be getting out ahead in one specific way. The company’s launching a new Music Mode that could make it a better place to play — and listen — to live music, ahead of Amazon’s reported entry into that space, and as Twitter has begun rolling out “ticketed spaces” where musicians could host shows as well. Spotify has its own live audio app, too.