It's a shame that some people still see it as an opportunity to 'scam' other people. Selling puppies is such a lucrative business, why do they have to resort to criminality?
If you put two dogs together and give birth to a couple of puppies, market forces (ie, the demand) ensures that you can sell them (each of them) at a substantial profit. Since people are prepared to pay, let them pay - and it's legal, it's just the market, it's just business.
Puppy prices have soared during the pandemic and so too have the number of scams targeting buyers, with the consumer watchdog reporting people have been swindled out of more than $1.6 million this yea...
Prisoner swap? It really just means she's become a political pawn for other purposes irrespective of the basis of any original charge - being espionage.
Unfortunately, it's one of the inherent risks of travelling or working abroad, especially in 'less friendly' countries governed by regimes that are culturally and legally very different to our own (and dare we say it, especially as a woman).
Does a hybrid model - splitting the workplace between the office and the home - actually work in terms of being more productive, efficient and cost effective?
We've always enjoyed a flexibility, subject to the primary objective of best serving our clients. This means working from the office is sometimes a necessity to ensure that our clients do actually receive the best service and outcomes possible. Working from home, while remaining an option for our own individual and collective benefit, comes second place to the needs and the wants of our clients.
The pandemic has brought on a spectacular upheaval of working arrangements that looks to be settling in long term. One major corporation has told staff they will be splitting their time between office...