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It's The Week In Numbers

Friday 21st 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.


15%  -  Percentage of Google searches which have never been searched before.  $11 million  -  Money spent making the film Parasite, which recently won the best film prize at the Oscars. Worldwide revenue is now approaching $200 million.  26%  -  Percentage of Brits who do not find their job is meaningful. 45% think it's 'fairly meaningful', and 26% 'very meaningful'. 1/3  -  Projected fall in Greece's population over the next three decades. The government is offering parents a bonus of €2,000 for every newborn.  £21 million  -  Fine which France's consumer watchdog served Apple for intentionally slowing down old iPhone models, and therefore encouraging people to spend more money upgrading. Apple admitted it, but claimed it was to help improve battery life.  77 pence  -  Amount it costs to charge your phone for a year.  5%  -  Percentage of divorces in the UK in 2018 which cited video game Fortnite as one of the grounds.

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