Amid the coronavirus pandemic and surging number of Covid-19 cases in Punjab, the Usman Buzdar government presented a budget worth Rs. 2,240.7bn for the financial year 2021. The budget was an attempt to balance economic growth and development along with providing relief to the masses effected by the pandemic. Among the Covid-19 mitigation measures was a significant reduction in the General Sales Tax at restaurants … Continue reading Relief for restaurant goers: significant cut in GST
Have you been #laidoff due to the #pandemic? Do you have an account with Askari Bank? Have you taken a loan from Askari Bank or use their #CreditCard? Good news- rather some hopeful news- Askari Bank will view your case and accommodate with whatever they can. Askari Bank’s take: The pandemic of Covid-19 is impacting us all at a very personal level and in the … Continue reading Askari Bank facilitating COVID-19 terminated employees and self employed who suffered losses.
Elon musk losing his marbles! Stay at home orders are getting to everyone. Tesla Founder #ElonMusk tweeted that the Company’s Share price was Too ‘High’. Elon Musk is on the cusp of a $730 million award, even after a tweet tanked Tesla’s stock CEO is poised to reach key performance goal in the coming days Not even a pandemic — or a tweet — can … Continue reading Elon Musk having a Mental Breakdown?
To contain the spread of the coronavirus, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has asked banks to waive charges on any online fund transfers. SBP has instructed banks to waive all charges on fund transfers through online banking channels such as inter-bank fund transfer. They will also not incur any cost in case of using ATMs or visiting bank branches to transfer large amounts and … Continue reading Transfer funds for Free- InterBranch, InterBank, Jazz Cash and any other medium.
At first blush, it seems like the coronavirus pandemic is shutting down the economy everywhere, equally, with frightening force and totality. In many respects, that’s true: Across the country, consumer spending—which supports 70% of the economy—is crashing in community after community, as people avoid stores, restaurants, movie theaters, offices, and other public places. Already, the layoffs have begun, with reports coming in from both big … Continue reading Recession is Coming !
While governments around the world are taking measures to slow down the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists are working vigorously to find a long-term solution, meaning either a drug that helps alleviate the illness or a vaccine. While the world’s hopes for an effective treatment for COVID-19 are currently resting on an antiviral drug called remdesivir, which was originally developed to fight Ebola and is currently tested … Continue reading Roadmap Towards a Vaccine | Social Distancing
To all the parents who are confusing the time off schools as a vacation- follow this routine as advised and shared by Sophie Bellenis, OTD, OTR/LOccupational Therapist; Real-life Skills Program Manager and Coach. CoVid19 #CoronaVirus #Pakistan #Islamabad Suddenly having a surplus of unstructured time can be a strain on one’s mental wellness, especially for neurodiverse folks who rely on routine to stay regulated. Continue reading Daily Schedule COVID19
Crisis management Set up a Crisis Management Team (CMT) as soon as possible to oversee major issues, formulate contingency plans, coordinate and align implementation of different departments, and ensure speedy responses and decision-making. If you already have a CMT, review and revise the representatives. Are the right people on the team as this situation rapidly develops? Communicate proactively Managing different stakeholders’ expectations and priorities during … Continue reading Crisis Management Planning to Better Cashflows