5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Thursday 1st April 2021

Justin Waite
5 Things You Need To Know
05:42, 1st April 2021

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5 Things You Need To Know, Today, on Thursday 1st April 2021

 

5. Japan's biggest airline is offering first-class dining on a parked plane at $540 (£392) a meal.

All Nippon Airways (ANA) started offering the service on Wednesday and has added more slots for April after they sold out quickly.

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4. The boss of the gambling firm Bet365 has been awarded one of the biggest pay packets in UK corporate history.

Founder and majority shareholder Denise Coates CBE - earned a salary of £421m in the year ending 29 March and £48m in dividends, taking her total pay to £469m.

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3. Deliveroo shares have plummeted on its stock market debut after a number of major UK investors expressed concerns about its gig economy worker model.

Shares in the food delivery business had been offered to investors at 390p each, but closed 14% lower at 284p per share, having fallen 30% initially.

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2. Around two million of the UK's lowest-paid workers will get a pay rise from Thursday as the minimum wage goes up.

The National Living Wage will rise 2.2% to £8.91, the equivalent of over £345 a year for a full-time employee.

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1. US President Joe Biden has called for trillions in spending aimed at re-igniting America's economic growth by upgrading its crumbling infrastructure and tackling climate change.

The $2.3tn (£1.7tn) proposal would direct billions to initiatives such as charging stations for electric vehicles and eliminating lead water pipes.

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