British business activity, which has been buffeted by the country’s Brexit crisis, fell again in the three months to July but is expected to pick up over the next three months, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) said on Sunday.
China is injecting vitality into the private economy with different central agencies rolling out policies to support private firms, a spokesperson with the annual session of the country's top political advisory body said on Saturday.
Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are essentially long-term contracts, underwritten by government guarantees, with which the private sector builds (and sometimes runs) major infrastructure projects or services traditionally provided by the state, such as hospitals, schools, roads, railways, water, sanitation and energy.
The UK national mental health commissioner, Professor Ian Hickie, has described private health insurance reforms affecting mental health as a ‘work-around’ that will lead to more mental health hospital beds without providing the community-based services people need.
US President Donald Trump has appointed longtime legal adviser Marc Kasowitz to represent him as a private attorney on matters related to the investigation into his election campaign's alleged ties to Russia.
Immigrants detained in a privately run detention facility while awaiting deportation decisions are far less likely than those held in county or city jails to receive visits from their children, a new study found.