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It's The Week In Numbers

Friday 28th February 2020

Every week Refreshing sends its newsletter to thousands of Senior Finance Professionals across London. As well as the facts from the world of recruitment and executive search, we dip into the lighter side of life, to brighten your Friday afternoons.


£54 million  -  Bonus given to Ocado boss Tim Steiner as a result of a long-term incentive plan that paid out following the company share price rising from £2.50 three years ago to £12.55 today. The company made a £214.5 million loss last year.  25.1 million  -  Number of top-level internet domain names registered in Tokelau, a tiny trio of coral atolls in the Pacific. The domain extension .tk is the most popular of any country in the world ( has 13.2 million) due to the fact that registrations are free and are never deleted.  61%  -  Percentage of Brits who prefer Pancake Day to Valentine's Day. Lemon (56%) and sugar (54%) are Britain's favourite pancake topping, with maple syrup coming third (22%). 4  -  Number of commuters who use the Emirates Air Line cable car over the Thames. It cost £60 million to build in 2013.  14 stone  -  Amount of weight that a newborn blue whale puts on every day.  £12,706.6  -  Average amount a bank robber makes per bank robbery.  61%  -  Percentage of people who don’t clean their mobile phone. 1 in 6 are contaminated with human waste.

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