Capita awarded £500m MoD contract despite ‘highest risk rating’
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Capita awarded £500m MoD contract despite ‘highest risk rating’

First major deal completed by government since collapse of Carillion condemned by unionsCapita has been awarded a new contract from the Ministry of Defence to run UK military fire and rescue services despite a financial health assessment that attached the highest possible risk rating to the outsourcing company.The awarding of …
Debenhams considers asset sale as it battles rivals’ price cuts
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Debenhams considers asset sale as it battles rivals’ price cuts

Retailer seeks to reduce costs as chief executive warns of ‘exceptionally difficult times’Debenhams is considering selling its assets, including a chain of Danish shops, to shore up its finances after brutal trading conditions triggered a third profit warning in six months.The department store group’s chief executive, Sergio Bucher, blamed falling …
frugal
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frugal

Definition: (adjective) Practicing or marked by economy, as in the expenditure of money or the use of material resources. Synonyms: sparing, stinting, economical. Usage: My frugal mother refused to buy me new clothing and instead dressed me in my older sister’s hand-me-downs.Discuss