Live PUBLISHED: 09:00 09 August 2018 | UPDATED: 11:06 09 August 2018 Nelson Oliveira is heading for the Norwich City exit. But will it be on deadline day for domestic transfers? Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images ©Focus Images Limited www.focus-images.co.uk +447814 482222 Norwich City have until 5pm on Thursday to complete permanent signings in the first transfer deadline of the football summer. • If viewing our live debate on a phone or tablet please make sure your browser and operating system are updated to the latest versionsThe Canaries, and sporting director Stuart Webber, were quick off the mark during the close season with the sales of James Maddison and Josh Murphy easing the pressure of trying to plug the hole left by Premier League parachute payments, and also enabling the club’s top brass to recruit.Daniel Farke’s squad has been bolstered by seven new arrivals - including loan deals for Jordan Rhodes and Felix Passlack - but the focus may … [Read more...] about Deadline Day Live: Transfers, rumours, sightings
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Live PUBLISHED: 11:22 09 August 2018 Andy Warren It's transfer deadline day. Picture: PA/ITFC Archant Live updates from what is expected to be a busy transfer deadline day for Ipswich Town. Ipswich Town will complete the signing of Accrington Stanley striker Kayden Jackson and could still land Josh Windass of Rangers on what could potentially be a busy transfer deadline day for the Blues.The window for permanent signings closes at 5pm today, with Jackson’s transfer likely to be confirmed this morning after he arrived in Suffolk yesterday.The Blues have agreed an initial £1.6m move for the 24-year-old, potentially worth up to £2million with add-ons, with personal terms now agreed after he made it clear Ipswich was his preferred destination amid interest from QPR and Peterborough.Jackson was undergoing the final stages of a medical last night, clearing the final hurdle before his transfer is complete.Rangers forward Josh Windass … [Read more...] about Deadline Day Live: Jackson signs plus Windass, Garner, Knudsen latest ahead of 5pm closure
Pharmaceuticals firms Shire and Takeda have finally agreed on a £46bn deal which will see Japan's Takeda take control of its London-listed rival. Shire shareholders will grab $30.33 (£22.42) in cash and 0.839 new Takeda shares, unchanged from the company's final offer. If the deal closes, Shire shareholders will own around half of the combined business. The firms had been due to conclude the deal in April. Shire conditionally agreed to Takeda's fifth offer as the deadline approached, but managed to get an extension to today in order to thrash out other terms. Read more: Shire shares rise as Takeda sweetens the deal with a last ditch pitch It seems Takeda has finally managed to win Shire over, as the UK-based pharmaceuticals giant today unanimously recommended that its shareholders approve Takeda's offer. The companies have agreed that up to three Shire directors will join the board of the newly combined business. "Over the last 30 years, Shire has become the global leader in … [Read more...] about Shire and Takeda finally agree on £46bn takeover deal on the morning of deadline day
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PHOTO CREDIT: Getty Images Checking email on the subway, answering phone calls in the evening, staying up until ghastly hours swimming through seas of paperwork. If you can relate to any of the above, then you're probably trapped on the hamster wheel of productivity. Being productive is fine, but when you can't get off, that's where the problems ensue. Smartphones have effectively killed off boredom, ushering in a new era of ubiquitous opportunities for self-distraction. If you're always either working or being fed a relentless stream of entertainment, how is it possible to get in touch with your own inner thoughts and feelings? The cyber age has turned us into input-output machines, and experts mince no words when it comes to the deleterious effects of technology. To top it all off, a recent Glassdoor survey bears the grim tale that 54 percent of Americans let their vacation days go by unused. But why are we so busy all the time? Why do we leave no room for respite? Why would over … [Read more...] about Why More Than Half of American Employees Are Afraid to Take a Day Off. Here’s Whats Keeping You From Checking-Out