Tuesday, October 19

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“We don’t want to modernize any tenants”
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“We don’t want to modernize any tenants”

After a modernization, the rent increases. The housing groups Vonovia, LEG and Vivawest have now issued guidelines on how they want to deal with hardship cases. Moving should only be the last resort. Dhe housing companies Vonovia, LEG and Vivawest, together with the German Tenants’ Association, have developed guidelines for managing hardship cases after modernization. Tenants who can no longer afford the increased rent after modernization are considered hardship cases. The French housing group Covivio and the GWG group from Baden-Württemberg have also joined the guideline.Disputes between tenants and landlords occur again and again, but especially when there are no uniform standards or specifications for the necessary documents from tenants. Increasing the rent from perhaps 6 eur...
What is behind the sudden drop in orders in the industry
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What is behind the sudden drop in orders in the industry

Industrial orders have fallen unusually significantly. Economists see a connection with the delivery problems – but warn not to overinterpret the figures. Sor more than a year now, German industry has experienced a remarkable upturn. The demand for cars and machines continued to grow in the Corona winter, among other things because of the rapid economic recovery in China. But according to the latest figures from the Federal Statistical Office, there was an abrupt slump in May. Orders fell by 3.7 percent compared to the previous month.Such a decline within a month is unusual. It was not expected either, economists previously surveyed by Reuters news agency had expected an increase. Also unusual: The demand for consumer goods is unbroken, it even rose by 3.9 percent. On the other...
Microsoft loses controversial Pentagon contract
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Microsoft loses controversial Pentagon contract

Amazon had complained that Donald Trump had influenced the race because of his “vendetta” against Jeff Bezos. Now the business is being put out to tender. Microsoft has lost a controversial ten billion dollar order from the US Department of Defense. The Pentagon announced that it would cancel the contract awarded in October 2019 and put it out to tender again. The business that was called “Jedi” (“Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure”) was about cloud computing. The award of the contract was so explosive because it was accompanied by allegations that the former American President Donald Trump had interfered inappropriately.The award for Microsoft was surprising because the online retailer Amazon with its cloud division AWS was the clear favorite. Amazon sued the decision, clai...
Plastic manufacturers are targeted
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Plastic manufacturers are targeted

Single-use plastics are becoming more and more of a burden for the earth. In a new ranking, environmentalists now list the largest manufacturers, shareholders and financiers of the plastic flood. Dhe manufacturers of single-use plastic, their banks and shareholders are coming more and more into the focus of environmentalists. Their campaigns are now reminiscent of those who meet the promoters of fossil fuels such as coal. The foundation of one of Australia’s richest arch billionaires now names Ross and Reiter: The Minderoo Foundation in Perth, Western Australia has compiled a list of the largest plastic manufacturers and their financiers, which activists with great interest should use. Because despite the growing headwind, global single-use plastic consumption could increase by a ...