And Finally



Edinburgh Fringe becomes the world’s first tap-to-tip festival

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has partnered with fintech company iZettle to become the world’s first contactless tap-to-tip festival.

Published 23 July 2018

And finally...trusts firm moves permanently to four day week following productivity rise

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fxb-9iMqA8g

Published 20 July 2018

And finally...supermarket chain to introduce "quieter hour" for shoppers

Supermarket giant Morrisons are to introduce a 'Quieter Hour' in all of its shops in a move aimed to help customers who struggle with music and the other noise associated with supermarket shopping.

Published 19 July 2018

And finally...rise of the Scottish side-hustle

Fourteen per cent of workers in Scotland say they have a ‘side-hustle’, a second job on the side of their main source of income, according to a new study by Informi, who provide expert advice and guidance for Britain’s SMEs.

Published 18 July 2018

And finally...lotto discord

A woman who won nearly £700,000 from the lottery has announced her first action will be to sue her nephew for his half of the jackpot.

Published 17 July 2018

And finally... if the suit fits

A plumbing company in Japan has branched out into fashion by launching a new line of business suits aimed at blue-collar workers.

Published 16 July 2018

And finally…til debt do us part - bungling PayPal tells customer her death breached its rules

E-payments company Paypal has been forced to apologise after sending a deceased customer who owed them money a bizarre email stating that their death was a violation of its policies.

Published 13 July 2018

And finally…Fiat workers plan strike over monster Ronaldo transfer

Workers at a Fiat Chrysler plant in Italy are to strike after its main investor decided to pay €112m (£99.2m) to sign footballer Cristiano Ronaldo for Juventus.

Published 12 July 2018

And finally...the big siesta

A civil servant in Spain has been banned from holding any public post for nine years after it was found that he managed to get paid €50,000 a yer for a job he didn’t actually go to for more than a decade.

Published 11 July 2018

And finally…call for Scotland’s own Angel of the North to breathe new life into Edinburgh waterfront

Scotland needs its own answer to the Angel of the North to revive Edinburgh’s neglected waterfront, according to a local businessman.

Published 10 July 2018

And finally...devil in the detail

In a rare case of hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia, councillors in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, have voted to adjust the price of cremation by £1 to avoid a rate of £666 which might startle the superstitious.

Published 9 July 2018

And finally...Spotify swamped with refund requests over spam Drake promotion

Subscribers of music streaming giant Spotify’s premium, ad-free accounts are demanding refunds after being spammed by a promotion campaign for Canadian rapper Drake’s latest album.

Published 6 July 2018

And finally...UBS puts digital clone of chief investment officer in branch

A UBS branch in Switzerland will soon be offering its wealth management clients the opportunity to get advice from an AI-powered avatar of the bank's chief investment officer.

Published 5 July 2018

And finally…firm tickled by man's viral video mocking superiors gets new job after sacking

A builder who was sacked for a prank Snapchat video which mocked his supervisors for being lazy has got a new job and it turns out his new boss thought the video was actually pretty funny too.

Published 4 July 2018

And finally... 44-year itch

A person who was "feeling guilty" over a 44-year-old parking ticket has paid it anonymously.

Published 3 July 2018