Photo: Pixabay The HGK survey showed that two thirds (66%) of Croatian companies already feel the negative consequences of the coronavirus situation in their business, and more than half of them (53%) stated that their turnover has dropped. Source: HGK When asked what specific types of problems bother them, most companies (30%) reported difficulties in concluding new jobs, completing contracted jobs (29%) and performing existing jobs (28%). The most affected are travel agencies and companies engaged in providing accommodation, preparing and serving food, and so far small and medium-sized companies feel a greater negative impact than large companies. Survey results You can take a look at the following connectors. As far as expectations for the future are concerned, the most pessimistic are travel agencies that expect the strongest consequences for long-term business. As many as 92% of them state that they expect strong and medium negative consequences on long-term business, 62% on short-term. They are followed by companies from the activity of providing accommodation, food preparation and serving (hotels, resorts, camps, other accommodation, restaurants, catering, cafes), among which 76% expect a long-term and 71% short-term strong and medium negative impact on business. Side dish: Travel agencies (69%), accommodation, food preparation and serving (62%) and transport and storage (51%) have strong and medium consequences for the current business. Questionnaire – you can fill out business difficulties due to coronavirus on this one connectors In the first two days alone, more than 1000 companies participated in the Croatian Chamber of Commerce survey, and the Croatian Chamber of Commerce called on entrepreneurs to continue to report business problems. pages of the Chamber.
The Australian police, which is investigating the murder of Toyah Cordingley on a beach in north Queensland, has identified a male Indian nurse as the most probable suspect in her murder.According to a report in The Australian news portal, the Indian nurse was last seen with scratch marks and fled overseas after the attack. Other media reports said the suspect fled to his hometown in India leaving his family behind.According to the portal, the suspect, Rajwinder Singh, is a Queensland Health-registered nurse working at Innisfail hospital, south of Cairns. He booked a flight to India on the night of the murder and then left the next day.The 24-year-old Cordingley, a pharmacy worker, was brutally attacked while walking her dog in broad daylight on Wangetti Beach, 40km north of Cairns, on Sunday, Oct. 21.Her body was found in sand dunes by her father the next morning, prompting an outpouring of grief and anger by the public and a mounting campaign by residents to help find her killer, the portal reported.The Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service, where Singh worked, confirmed that the nurse left work shortly after Toyah’s murder and was no longer an employee.“As it is under police investigation we are not making comment at this time,” the portal quoted a health service spokesman as saying.According to the Sunday Mail newspaper, the police questioned the hospital about the nurse’s behavior, movements, and work history.Singh first came under suspicion when the local police triangulated Toyah’s mobile phone and identified his car in CCTV and dash camera footage. According to Seven News, Singh was driving his car erratically in the Cairns area on the night of the murder.Police last month released CCTV footage of 68 vehicles they wanted to identify as part of the probe, the Australian wrote.Queensland police and the Australian Federal Police are working with Interpol and authorities in India, the portal wrote adding that Australia has an extradition agreement with India. Related Items