Vince Cable announces plans to scale back some red tape

first_img Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Black Widow’ First Reactions: ‘This Is Like the MCU’s Bond Movie’The Wrap’Small Axe’: Behind the Music Everyone Grooved On in Steve McQueen’sThe Wrap Show Comments ▼ Vince Cable announces plans to scale back some red tape VINCE Cable will today unveil plans to cut some red tape, although the reforms are likely to be criticised as too weak. The business secretary will say that the coalition will not extend the right to flexible working to parents of 17 year olds as planned on 6 April, while companies with less than 250 employees will not be required to give staff time off to train. Start-up firms and companies with less than ten employees will be exempted from all new domestic regulation for three years, Cable will say. However, critics counter that the vast majority of new regulations are written in Brussels, making domestic guarantees worthless. Meanwhile, Cable will pledge to introduce so-called “sunset clauses” for all new domestic regulations, which retire rules after a set period of time. But this will not apply to European rules either. There are a staggering 22,000 individual regulations and Cable will today announce an audit designed to root out costly and pointless rules.However, he is sure to draw fire from business groups who will say that the reforms do not go far enough. whatsapp Share whatsapp KCS-content Tags: NULL Thursday 17 March 2011 9:16 pmlast_img read more

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Continental Reinsurance Plc (CONTIN.ng) 2009 Annual Report

first_imgContinental Reinsurance Plc (CONTIN.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2009 annual report.For more information about Continental Reinsurance Plc (CONTIN.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Continental Reinsurance Plc (CONTIN.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Continental Reinsurance Plc (CONTIN.ng)  2009 annual report.Company ProfileContinental Reinsurance Plc offers reassurance services for life and non-life classes through service centres in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Tunisia and Botswana. The company’s reinsurance offering covers fire and engineering; motor, liability and general accident; marine and aviation; oil and energy; and individual and group life risks. Continental Reinsurance Plc also provides specialist advisory services for reinsurance structuring, actuarial and risk management and product development support. Continental Property and Engineering Risk Services (CPERS) Limited in South Africa is a subsidiary of Continental Reinsurance Plc and operates as a technical referral competence with the Group. The subsidiary company was established to meet the growing demand for specialist engineering insurance risk cover and advisory services. Its core functions are underwriting, risk surveys, claims handling and training. Continental Reinsurance Plc’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Continental Reinsurance Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Sechaba Brewery Holdings Limited (SECHAB.bw) 2015 Annual Report

first_imgSechaba Brewery Holdings Limited (SECHAB.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Beverages sector has released it’s 2015 annual report.For more information about Sechaba Brewery Holdings Limited (SECHAB.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Sechaba Brewery Holdings Limited (SECHAB.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Sechaba Brewery Holdings Limited (SECHAB.bw)  2015 annual report.Company ProfileSechaba Brewery Holdings Limited is an investment holding company with 60% controlling interest in Kgalagadi Breweries Limited (KLB) and Botswana Breweries (Pty) Limited. Kgalagadi Breweries produces lager beers, traditional beers, bottled water and soft drinks under license. The brewery has four traditional beer breweries, a clear beer brewery, a sparkling soft drinks production plant and six sales and distribution centres in Botswana. SABMiller has a 40% stake in Kgalagadi Breweries and has management control over the operation; offering manufacturing and technical expertise, brand building and distribution expertise. Botswana Breweries produces traditional opaque beer made from sorghum and maize under the brand names Chibuku and Phafana. The Botswana Development Corporation has a 25.6% shareholding in Sechaba Breweries Holdings Limited.last_img read more

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Dale Capital Group Limited (DCPL.mu) Q12019 Interim Report

first_imgDale Capital Group Limited (DCPL.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Investment sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Dale Capital Group Limited (DCPL.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Dale Capital Group Limited (DCPL.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Dale Capital Group Limited (DCPL.mu)  2019 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileDale Capital Group is a publicly-quoted Private Equity Investment Holding Company, which deals with investment in hotels, leisure and tourism, property, Information Technology, food and security, fine food and beverages, banking and financial services, agriculture, aquaculture, aviation, mining and resources, renewable energy, African infrastructure, secured lending, non-durable goods distribution, lodging, and financial and fiduciary services sectors. The company is particularly interested in investments within the Sub-Saharan Africa Region, though the company is headquartered in Ebene, Mauritius with additional offices in Cape Town, South Africa. Dale Capital Group is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

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Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu) 2020 Abridged Report

first_imgCompagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Financial sector has released it’s 2020 abridged results.For more information about Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee (COVIFRA) (COVI.mu)  2020 abridged results.Company ProfileCompagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee rents out investment properties, plant and equipment to Holiday Villages Management Services Mauritius Limited, which operates the Club Med Hotel at La Pointe au Cannoniers in Mauritius. The company is a subsidiary of MCB Group Limited. Compagnie Des Villages De Vacances De L’Isle De France Limitee is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

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Further Update: Irrevocable & Unconditional Acceptances regarding the Offer by Seed Co Int. Ltd to Seed Co Ltd shareholders

first_imgSeed Co Limited (SEED.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Agricultural sector has released it’s 2021 circular For more information about Seed Co Limited (SEED.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Seed Co Limited (SEED.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Seed Co Limited (SEED.zw)  2021 circular Company ProfileSeed Co Limited is the leading producer and marketer of certified crop seeds in Zimbabwe, supplying hybrid maize seed to commercial farmers as well as wheat, soya bean, barley, sorghum and ground nut seed. The seeds is grown from parent seeds under contract by an established network of seed producers. Innovation and pioneering breeding methods drive the Seed Company’s success; having successfully developed hybrid crop seed varieties in Zimbabwe that are recorded as the highest yielding varieties in their class. The Seed Company has a dedicated research team; producing hybrid crop seeds and non-hybrid cereals and oil crop seed varieties that are suitable and adaptable for Zimbabwe’s ecological conditions. Seed Co Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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La promesa de cuidar de la creación despega en toda…

first_img Rector Belleville, IL Rector Hopkinsville, KY Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector Collierville, TN Featured Events Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Bath, NC Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Course Director Jerusalem, Israel [29 de marzo, 2019] Los episcopales y amigos preocupados por toda la creación de Dios se unen al Obispo Presidente Michael Curry en el compromiso de actuar para proteger y renovar el mundo de Dios y todos los que lo consideran su hogar. El objetivo es reunir al menos 1,000 promesas con compromisos personales concretos para el Día de la Tierra, el 22 de abril.Edificando a partir de la declaración de la Visión Episcopal para el Cuidado de la Creación, desarrollada por la Oficina del Obispo Presidente y el Consejo Asesor sobre la Mayordomía de la creación para la 79ª Convención General, esta promesa,  y la Guía de Reflexión, que la acompaña, son una manera tangible y práctica de demostrar amor por el mundo de Dios.Como señaló el Obispo Curry, “muchos de nosotros estamos listos para comprometernos y ayudar a cuidar de la creación de Dios. Como dijo la Biblia: Dios amó tanto al mundo que dio a su único Hijo. Eso significa el mundo real: todos nosotros y todo. Y esta es una manera en la que podemos participar para ayudar a cuidar de la creación de Dios. Esto es querido y cercano a mi corazón y al corazón de Dios”.“Esperamos que la gente entienda que esto es más que agregar su firma a una petición”, dijo la Reverenda Melanie Mullen, directora de cuidado de la reconciliación, la justicia y la creación. “Ore con la promesa y la Guía de Reflexión durante la Cuaresma. Piense en lo que ama de la creación de Dios, dónde su corazón se rompe por la injusticia ambiental y cómo le gustaría simplificar su vida: consuma menos, comparta más. Luego, para el lunes de Pascua, Día de la Tierra, celebremos nuestro compromiso compartido”.Las diócesis de todas partes están aceptando el compromiso. En su ordenación y consagración del 2 de marzo, como Obispa de la Diócesis Episcopal de Kansas, la Reverendísima Cathleen Chittenden Bascom y el Obispo Presidente Michael Curry animaron a la congregación a tomar la promesa de cuidar de la creación.Los tres elementos principales tanto de la visión como de la promesa: amar, liberar y dar vida, surgen directamente del llamado a vivir como la rama episcopal del Movimiento de Jesús y como personas que viven el Camino del Amor:Anhelamos crecer en una relación amorosa, liberadora y vivificante con la creación deDios. En este momento urgente, nos comprometemos a proteger y renovar esta buenaTierra y a todos los que la llaman su hogar. Juntos, nos comprometemos a accionesespecíficas, confiando en que podemos hacer más como un cuerpo que lo que podríacualquier persona sola.AMAR: Compartiremos nuestras historias de amor y preocupación por la Tierra y nosvincularemos con otros que se preocupan de proteger la red sagrada de la vida.LIBERAR: Nos uniremos a los más vulnerables a los efectos nocivos de la degradaciónambiental y el cambio climático: mujeres, niños, pobres y comunidades de color,refugiados, migrantes.DAR VIDA: Cambiaremos nuestros hábitos y elecciones para vivir de manera mássencilla, humilde y gentilmente en la Tierra.La Guía de Reflexión que se acompaña se creó en colaboración con la Diócesis Episcopal de California e incluye meditaciones, oraciones, pasajes de la Escritura y de acción relacionados con cada elemento de la promesa. La misma diócesis está lanzando una oportunidad relacionada con el cuidado de la creación: un rastreador de carbono que ayuda a individuos, congregaciones y a diócesis a evaluar y reducir el uso de energía y el impacto climático. Descubra más sobre el rastreador y otros recursos en https://www.diocal.org/climate“Este no es un nuevo plan de estudios que usted necesita para atascarse en una Cuaresma ya atareada”, dijo Amy Cook, directora del grupo de trabajo de formación en la fe de la Diócesis Episcopal de California. “Para muchos de nosotros, la Cuaresma es naturalmente un momento para la reflexión y la simplicidad. Esperamos que la promesa y el proceso de reflexión conduzcan al pueblo a un profundo discernimiento y compromiso con la nueva vida en esta Pascua y más allá”.Obtenga más información sobre el ministerio de Cuidado de la Creación en La Iglesia Episcopal enwww.episcopalchurch.org/creation. Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Tampa, FL Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Martinsville, VA Press Release Service Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Youth Minister Lorton, VA La promesa de cuidar de la creación despega en toda la Iglesia 1.000 promesas solicitadas para el Día de la Tierra, 22 de abril. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Knoxville, TN TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Submit an Event Listing Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Washington, DC Rector Pittsburgh, PA The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Featured Jobs & Calls Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Director of Music Morristown, NJ In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Submit a Job Listing Rector Albany, NY Posted Mar 29, 2019 Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Smithfield, NC This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Submit a Press Release Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA last_img read more

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Click Now add four search engines to charity search results

first_imgCharity search engine Click Now has partnered with Google, Yahoo!, Ask Jeeves and LookSmart to enhance its search results with those of these major search engines.Click Now can now deliver results from leading web search engines to enhance their service offers to charities’ supporters via co-branded search pages.As a result the Click Now results page lets users see the results from each of the four search engines. The user simply selects from a tab at the top of the search page to view the results of their choice. Advertisement Click Now add four search engines to charity search results Howard Lake | 11 September 2005 | News Click Now estimates that the average UK Internet user carries out three to four web searches a day. By directing 50% of its gross revenue from advertising clickthrough, Click Now says that the average user is therefore worth between £50-£60 a year for the charity.Click Now has over 100 charity partners. The largest amount raised so far by one charity in a month is £495. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.center_img  18 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Digitallast_img read more

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An Iranian journalist targeted by Iranian secret services

first_img Help by sharing this information RSF_en Cable 10LONDON131According to this cable, Ali Reza Nourizadeh, Iranian dissident and journalist with Voice of America, had been targeted by Iranian intelligence. Nourizadeh was approached some months ago by Mohammad Reza Sadeqinia, an Iranian national who was later arrested in California on charges of soliciting murder after he attempted to hire a hitman to kill Iranian-American broadcaster Jamshid Sharmahd. FBI shared the threat information with UK authorities, who subsequently warned Nourizadeh.Read the cablehttp://213.251.145.96/cable/2010/01/10LONDON131.html December 20, 2010 – Updated on January 25, 2016 An Iranian journalist targeted by Iranian secret servicescenter_img News Organisation last_img read more

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RSF calls for Bahraini journalist’s conviction to be overturned

first_img Reporters Without Borders (RSF) urges the Bahraini authorities to overturn journalist Nazeeha Saeed’s conviction on a charge of working illegally, which has been upheld on appeal. RSF also calls on the authorities to stop violating media freedom. Help by sharing this information News Organisation Follow the news on Bahrain Receive email alerts Human rights defender Nabeel Rajab gets two years RSF_en July 4, 2017 Find out more BahrainMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Judicial harassmentFreedom of expression A Manama appeal court today confirmed the fine of 1,000 dinars (2,320 euros) that a lower court imposed on Saeed on 25 May for working as a correspondent for foreign media without authorization. She used to be the Bahrain correspondent of two French media outlets, France 24 and Radio Monte-Carlo Doualiya.The information ministry brought the charge against her a year ago after refusing to renew her press accreditation for the first time in 12 years. She was also banned from leaving the country without explanation. Her lawyer, Hameed al Mullah, told RSF that the appeal court’s decision was a “mistake.” He said the court failed to take account of the fact that his client had kept working only while awaiting official notification of the decision not to renew her accreditation and that she had therefore committed no offence.He now plans to file an appeal with Bahrain’s court of cassation but the court may not agree to hear it. “The Kingdom of Bahrain must immediately quash Nazeeha Saeed’s conviction and allow her to resume working freely as a journalist again,” said Alexandra El Khazen, the head of RSF’s Middle East desk. “The Bahraini authorities must also cease their repeated attacks on the media.” Saeed is part of the international #FightImpunity campaign that RSF launched in November 2015 with the aim of putting pressure on governments to prosecute those responsible for crimes of violence against journalists. For years, Saeed has been fighting for justice for the 13 hours of torture and humiliation to which she was subjected by women police officers in Rifa’a police station in 2011, after covering pro-democracy demonstrations in Manama. The justice ministry decided in November 2015 that there was not enough evidence to prosecute those responsible for torturing Saeed. RSF condemned this decision at the time. Saeed is the only correspondent to have been prosecuted for working without a permit, but last year the authorities refused to renew the accreditation of at least five Bahraini journalists working for international media such as Agence France-Presse, the Associated Press, France 24 and Reuters. According to RSF’s tally, 14 journalists and citizen-journalists are currently detained in Bahrain just for covering sensitive subjects. For fear of being overthrown, the regime has been censoring dissent and cracking down on dissident journalists since 2011. The crackdown intensified again in 2016 and the last independent newspaper, Al Wasat, was closed arbitrarily a month ago. Bahrain is ranked 164th out of 180 countries in RSF’s 2017 World Press Freedom Index. News to go further News News May 30, 2011 Find out more Al Wasat newspaper gagged for past month July 18, 2017 – Updated on August 21, 2017 RSF calls for Bahraini journalist’s conviction to be overturned France 24 correspondent tortured for covering pro-democracy demonstrations BahrainMiddle East – North Africa Condemning abusesProtecting journalists Judicial harassmentFreedom of expression July 11, 2017 Find out morelast_img read more

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