Highest COVID-19 Sick Day Costs For Small and Micro-Businesses

Retail and hospitality venues reopened in June and July after the first lockdown restrictions were eased. But since then, England has been in tier systems, back into a lockdown, and will be moving back into tiers from 2nd December. Businesses are still facing the possibility of workers isolating if they test positive or come into contact with a COVID-positive person. Most office employees will be able to work from home if they feel well enough, which will help mitigate the potential for sick days.  

After the end of England’s national lockdown on 2nd December, for those moving into Tiers 1 and 2, one industry facing an even bigger challenge is the struggling hospitality sector, as staff cannot work from home. Co-workers of people who test positive could be required to self-isolate and venues may even close down. 81% of all hospitality organisations are micro-businesses, with 16% classified as small and … Read more

Bitcoin Price Prediction: BTC/USD Nosedives Below $17,000; Price May Return Back to Red Zone

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Prediction – November 27

Today, the Bitcoin price loses traction after opening at $17,155; losses likely to continue in the near term.

BTC/USD Long-term Trend: Bullish (Daily Chart)

Key levels:

Resistance Levels: $19,000, $19,200, $19,400

Support Levels: $15,400, $15,200, $15,000

BTCUSD – Daily Chart

Looking at the daily chart, one can easily conclude that BTC/USD may be heading back to the red zone as the coin is posting minor losses of 0.56% on the day after commencing the trading at $17,155. More so, the coin has an intraday high of $17,181; although the world’s largest crypto touches the support level of $16,989 before going back to where it is currently trading at $17,058.

Would Bitcoin Price Go Down Or Up?

The Bitcoin price is seen plunging below $17,000 one more time, marking $16,989 as the current daily low at the moment. Does this mean that Bitcoin (BTC) … Read more

Pitfalls Of Anchoring To Erroneous Pandemic Data

Entrepreneurs’ Organization helps entrepreneurs achieve their full potential by enabling life-enhancing connections, designing shared experiences, and providing collaborative learning. Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, CEO of Disaster Avoidance Expertsauthor, and EO 360° podcast guest, empowers leaders to avoid business disasters. As a cognitive neuroscientist and expert on how cognitive biases impact human behavior, we asked Dr. Tsipursky what happens to leaders who anchor to the wrong pandemic data. Here’s what he shared:

Have your views stayed the same since the Covid-19 pandemic started in March? Do you know people who continue to view the virus as just a minor inconvenience despite evidence to the contrary?

For instance, many people are still anchored to the erroneous belief spread earlier in the year that Covid-19 isn’t much different from the common flu.

Many top entrepreneurs still express Covid skepticism: For example, Elon Musk said he won’t take

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Using Social Media to Enhance Your Career Prospects

Social media has been a world-changing phenomenon. Before Facebook’s founding in 2004 there was the likes of BeboFaceparty, and MySpace. However, the last 10 years have seen a huge spike in both users of social media and reasons for using it.  

In 2019, there were 3.486 billion active users on social media, equating to nearly half of the entire population having a social media presence. This was up by nine per cent since January 2018. As lockdown circumstances effect a lot of people around the world due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the time we spend on social media has soared in recent months, with Facebook apps being logged in by 3 billion users in April 2020 alone. 

This could be a great opportunity to use social media to enhance your career prospects — especially when 91 per cent of employers use social media for recruitmentRead more

Ethereum Price Prediction: The Bears Take-over; ETH/USD May Fall below $500 Support Level

ETH Price Prediction – November 26

The daily chart reveals that the Ethereum price is approaching a crucial support level, similar to Bitcoin (BTC).

ETH/USD Market

Key Levels:

Resistance levels: $620, $640, $660

Support levels: $420, $400, $380

ETHUSD – Daily Chart

ETH/USD is trading down 8.33% at its current price of $521.51, which marks a notable decline from its daily highs of $577 today when the bulls attempt to spark another rally. In the next negative movements, ETH/USD may find some support in the lower $480 level, as it has bounced multiple times after visiting this level.

What to Expect from Ethereum (ETH)

The Ethereum (ETH) is currently following the bearish trend with a tremendous price drop. Although many traders were expecting a lot from the coin before it suddenly changes to the downside. Meanwhile, the majority of the altcoins started trading today with a fall as the Ethereum … Read more