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No InstallTaonga: The Island Farm KCS-content WALKING BOOTS ARE DE RIGEURA score for good sense at the FT/HSBC breakfast event: six men were settled into white armchairs onstage for a panel debate yesterday, but only one man’s sensibly clad feet stood out. Gao Xiqing, president of China’s sovereign wealth fund, shunned the standard suede or polished leather business shoe. Not for him the peril of slipping on Davos’ icy pavements, or the inconvenience of changing shoes every time he entered the Belvedere. Instead, this free spirit and reported climbing fan sported a clunky pair of brown walking boots. It turns out that when you have $200bn in assets under management, you can wear whatever shoes you like.SHAKIRA IS THE ONEAs for free spirits of another kind, Gao’s fellow panellist Colombian finance minister Juan Carlos Echeverry was determined to add a little philosophy to the mix to spice up his remarks. Asked about what rising prices mean for commodities exporters, he took an unusual angle: “I think of Nietzsche and the trans-valuation of all values,” he said. “What used to be good is bad and what used to be bad – to be poor and resource-rich – is good.” So who is Echeverry’s modern “übermensch”? It turns out, it’s Shakira (pictured right). “If Nietzsche were born today, Shakira would be his über-frau,” he declared. We didn’t quite catch the rationale, but hell, anyone who can put Shakira and Nietsche together in a debate about capital flows deserves brownie pointsCLIMATE CHANGE IS COOLIt’s not just about networking, Davos’ most ardent supporters insist. It’s about getting together to solve the world’s problems. A plethora of events sets out to prove the point, with Climate Group holding a lunch this week for “a select group of international leaders from the finance and energy sectors to discuss the collective leadership needed to support progressive policy measures and finance solutions”, sponsored by HSBC and Standard Chartered. A sceptic might wonder how all this caviar-munching, champagne-quaffing and speech-giving helps the environment?Of course, it doesn’t do any harm – unless, that is, you count the thousands of flights delegates took to get here, the lines of traffic crowding the town, the gratuitous patio heaters on balconies that no one is occupying and the helicopters and private jets shedding their airy exhaust over the pristine Alps.One director told me she was actually getting quite tired of being ferried around in shiny Mercedes. Yesterday’s shimmering sunny weather was one for walking – if you could cross the road between the fleets of shiny executive-carriers crawling along the Promenade. It’s all in a day’s climate action. TIME TO RELAXNever to miss a chance to make extra cash off its delegates’ thirst for self-promotion, the World Economic Forum has this year invested in an entire stand-alone temporary extension to the Belvedere Hotel. The structure is a behemoth of purchased offices and lounges, with a variety of firms and media outlets setting up shop in the new building. One of the most important requirements, of course, is ample space for “lounging”, without which many of the delegates would be at a loss for large chunks of the day. 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The operator – which launched in August succeed the Racing Industry Transition Agency, itself a successor to the New Zealand Racing Board, in an overhaul of New Zealand’s racing industry – saw turnover rise 14.9% year-on-year to NZD$208.2m (£106.5m/€117.3m/USD$137.1m), 10.5% above budget. Of the 10 most popular betting events in the month, three, including the two most-bet events, were matches in Super Rugby – New Zealand’s main rugby union competition – and the remaining seven were in Australia’s leading rugby league competition, the National Rugby League. The Winx Stakes at Randwick was the largest source of turnover for horse racing. The second stage was the passing of the Racing Industry Bill, which was filed in December last year, and passed the New Zealand legislature in June 2020, a month later than expected due to the pandemic. Finance Tab NZ exceeded expectations and its predecessor’s performance in its first month of activity, achieving year-on-year growth in turnover, revenue and profit in August. 29th September 2020 | By Aaron Noy Sports turnover rose by 36.0% year-on-year to $71.7m, thanks in part to the high volume of sporting events in August. Racing turnover grew 10.1% from 2019 to $136.2m, with domestic racing bringing in stakes of $54.0m and international racing $82.2m. On this total, Tab NZ made $32.1m in gross revenue, up 9.7% from budget and 5.0% from 2019. TAB NZ said its analysis suggested a major reason for this may have been that many customers who bet on overseas racing while domestic racing was suspended because of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) have now started betting on both domestic and international racing. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter The operator said a combination of high betting margins and good cost management helped it surpass expectations. Regions: Oceania New Zealand Its operating expenses, meanwhile, totalled $9.7m, down 21.1% from 2019 and 0.2% below budget. In May, RITA cut 230 jobs including 150 permanent staff at the Totalisator Agency Board in order to provide annual cost savings of more than $11m. It said it had “no alternative” but to make the layoffs. Tab NZ was created in a two-stage legislative process, the first of which saw the Racing Reform Act implemented from 1 July, 2019. This saw the Racing Industry Transition Agency established as the New Zealand Racing Board’s successor and a new point of consumption tax levied on offshore bookmakers. The vast majority of the operator’s profit was came from betting, at $11.9m, 22.7% above budget. It made an additional $1.4m in gaming profit, 26.3% below the budgeted contribution, and made an expected $500,000 loss in racing integrity unit payments. “The board is encouraged by the trading performance for the month however it remains cautious at this early stage of the season on the ability to meet full year projections,” it said. “This is given the ongoing uncertainty presented by Covid-19 and the potential for further disruption to domestic and international product supply.” Tab NZ said total gaming revenue was down 26.3% from 2019 to $2.0m, due primarily to lockdown measures in Auckland, with all non-Auckland sites in line with budget. It added that following the reopening of retail venues in the country’s largest city, “retail turnover in Auckland returned, almost immediately, to pre-lockdown levels”. It did not detail betting revenue, but this would leave $30.1m of non-gaming revenue. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Tab NZ distributed a total of $11.5m to New Zealand communities, up 7.5% from budget. Of this total, $9.7m was Tab NZ’s fixed contribution, while it paid a further $1.3m in the Betting Information User Charge (BIUC) and $500,000 towards the betting levy repeal. The operator also noted that it saw around 94,000 customers during the month, a number that is comparable to a typical November, when the Melbourne Cup, NZ Cup and during some years Rugby World Cup are all major sources of betting activity. Email Address The Tab NZ board said that, despite the success in August, it would exercise caution about the year ahead due to the continued threat of the virus. Topics: Finance Tab NZ exceeds expectations in first month with $32.1m GGR
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Okomu Palm Oil Plc (OKOMUO.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Agricultural sector has released it’s 2014 annual report.For more information about Okomu Palm Oil Plc (OKOMUO.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Okomu Palm Oil Plc (OKOMUO.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Okomu Palm Oil Plc (OKOMUO.ng) 2014 annual report.Company ProfileOkomu Palm Oil Plc manufacture and market Banga Palm Oil in Nigeria as well as a range of Noko 10 rubber bands. The company was established in 1976 as a Federal Government pilot project set up to rehabilitate oil palm production in Nigeria. At the time, the pilot project incorporated 15 589 hectares of which 12 500 hectares was planted with oil palms. In 1985, Okomu Palm Oil Plc installed a 1.5 tonne fresh fruit bunches/hour mill. The company was privatised in 1990 and has grown to become Nigeria’s leading oil palm company with some 14 000 hectares of land currently planted with palm oil trees and 8 000 hectares of rubber trees. By 2020, an additional 4 000 hectares of palm oil trees and 1 500 hectares of rubber trees will have been planted on the 33 000 hectares of private land owned by Okomu Palm Oil Plc. The company operates two 30-tonne/per hour oil mills and an additional two 30-tonne/per hour mills will be operational by 2020/21. Its technical partner, SOCFINAF (Luxemburg), has a 53.32% stake in the business. SOCFINAF (Luxemburg) was founded in 1912 and was the first industrial company to plant oil palm trees in Africa and Indonesia. Today, it has plantations and oil palm operations in Sierra Leone, Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon, the DRC, Sao Time and Cambodia. Okomu Oil Palm Plc’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Okomu Palm Oil Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
To read the full investigation get the August 2018 issue of Rugby World – in shops now. The intention of the piece and the accompanying podcast is to focus solely on those few athletes who are in need of help.Professional players in England can reach Cognacity at 01373 858080. Mental health charity Mind’s infoline is on 0300 123 3393. If you feel you or someone you know may need help, your GP can recommend local services. You can also find a range of services at www.drinkaware.co.uk/alcohol-support-services Special podcast on Rugby World’s recent alcohol investigationRugby World’s own Alan Dymock hosts a special podcast for the Times’ Ruck based on our latest investigation in the current issue of the magazine – an in-depth look at some rugby players’ struggles with alcohol misuse, addiction and related mental health issues.You can listen to the podcast here: https://www.acast.com/theruck/special-alcoholismandaddictioninrugbyJoined by Times writers Owen Slot and Alex Lowe, and aided by a host of telling interviews including those of former players Jason Robinson and Stefan Terblanche, the team pick through the issue and consider what help is and isn’t out there for athletes with these or similar mental health issues.Related: Rugby World’s investigations LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS We hear from one medic who explains how some players struggling with addiction issues have been labelled as having had a ‘chronic injury’ instead, and moved on to unsuspecting clubs. With so much focused on the body and not the mind, should there be an embargo on moving on players who are struggling with issues with drink or drugs? One interviewee who advises a number of anonymous, elite players feels this way.We hear from those who work with players, advising them behind the scenes or offering professional and/or psychiatric help. We also hear about the range of risks facing a number of players once they are out of the game.
Fire station crews went out looking for the most festive and decorated home in their response areas and voted on the one that made their spirits bright. They also sought input from neighbors who sent in their own recommendations… and the results are in! LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Station 3 Award Winner: 1226 Lacey Oaks Drive The Anatomy of Fear Be sure to take some time this holiday season to visit our great neighborhoods and enjoy these beautiful and fun light displays throughout our community! From the Apopka Fire Department Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Station 2 Award Winner: 1986 Tournament Drive Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter TAGSApopka Fire DepartmentChristmascommunityHoliday Home Decoration ContestLightsNeighborhoodsWinners Previous articleRegeneron offered by AdventHealth at new clinic in Central FloridaNext articleWhy are Christmas movies so appealing this holiday season? Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The Fire Dept. received many great nominations and saw the Christmas spirit shine through the Apopka community in a way they had never expected. They send a very special “thank you” to everyone for taking the time to participate in this event, and especially to all the residents of this community who made this holiday season merry and bright for all of us!! COVID-19 has done its best to isolate us from each other, which can be especially difficult during the holiday season. But the Apopka Fire Department broke that trend and found a way to connect with our community through their fun Holiday Home Decoration Contest. Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Station 5 Award Winner: 2574 Woodside Ridge Drive Station 1 Award Winner: 36 E Orange St Station 4 Award Winner: 337 Country Landing Blvd All photos from the Apopka Fire Department’s Facebook Please enter your comment! You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Station 6 Award Winner: 2169 Panoramic Circle Please enter your name here
Charity tax break system ‘favours the wealthy’ Howard Lake | 12 August 2008 | News 19 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis A tax break that favours rich charity givers by €18 million a year should be extended to everyone, according to Cork’s Labour TD Ciarán Lynch.Mr Lynch said PAYE employees are being discriminated against because they cannot claim relief on donations, like self-assessed givers and big business can. Mr Lynch said the system is skewed towards benefiting the wealthy over ordinary workers and could be depriving good causes of extra cash.He has demanded the Finance Department change rules which say the €25 million a year tax break on donations by the PAYE sector can only be claimed back by the charity receiving the money, and not the individual giving it.The Cork TD insists a reform would actually see more money going to charities as PAYE donors would bump up their contributions to them if they knew they could claim a substantial stake back as self-assessed workers do.“The current system would seem to favour the rich at the expense of PAYE employees and that is not fair and that is an anomaly which needs correcting. I don’t think such a change would mean charities getting less money, quite the opposite,” he said.“If PAYE people know they will be able to claim the relief back, they will probably give the charity more, or invest the rebate in another charity of their choice, so in that sense everyone will win,” he added.Just over €25.1 million was claimed in tax relief by charities and approved bodies in 2007 on donations by 80,974 PAYE employees who donated a total of €46.8 million.That was down from the previous years’ amount of €28.4 million claimed on 84,373 gifts from the PAYE sector on donations of €58.4 million.The last year for which self-assessed figured are available, 2005, shows that such people gave €48 million to charity and personally claimed some €18 million back.Donations of more than €250 are eligible for refunds and companies can claim money back on such gifts as a trading expense. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Finance Giving/Philanthropy Ireland 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.
Professor Green & Ade Adepitan in mental health awareness campaign Tagged with: appeals corporate mental health Melanie May | 1 February 2018 | News Lloyds Bank and Mental Health UK are hoping to get more people talking about their mental health with the launch of a campaign on Channel 4 today (1 February), to coincide with Time to Talk Day.The #GetTheInsideOut campaign aims to encourage more people to feel comfortable speaking about mental health and to inspire those living with a condition to speak up.Lloyds Bank and Mental Health UK‘s adverts feature Lloyds Bank colleagues, members of the public and celebrities, including Professor Green, Jeremy Paxman, Ade Adepitan (main image), Rachel Riley and Alex Brooker. They are playing a variation of the ‘Who am I?’ sticky-note guessing game, to explore the common misconceptions about living with a non-visible disability.Professor GreenThe advertising campaign was the winner of the Channel 4 Annual Diversity in Advertising Award, and was designed by Lloyds Bank and its creative agency adam&eveDDB.Robin Bulloch, Managing Director, Lloyds Bank, said:“While winning the Channel 4 Annual Diversity in Advertising Award in itself is a great achievement, the positive difference the campaign will hopefully allow us to make to so many people’s lives is the real ambition here. By raising awareness of invisible disabilities and taking action to promote healthy wellbeing, we can support our colleagues to recognise the signs and feel confident and equipped to support customers and each other.”Fiona Cannon, Group Director Responsible Business & Inclusion, added: Advertisement 276 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis9 “As an organisation, we have made hugely positive steps in recent years to change the way in which we support our colleagues and customers with their mental health and wellbeing, whether they have a diagnosed condition or not. We still have a great deal to do, but the more we can encourage open, honest conversations on the topic the better. I am delighted with the opportunity the TV ad provides.” Last year. Lloyds Banking Group and Mental Health UK entered into a two-year partnership with the aim of raising £2m, and creating a Mental Health and Money Advice Service. The Mental Health UK network encompasses Rethink Mental Illness (in England), Hafal (in Wales), Mindwise (in Northern Ireland) and Support in Mind Scotland. 275 total views, 1 views today About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.
WMN Run is holding 5Ks in Bristol and London on 8 March to mark International Women’s Day, and fundraising for The Running Charity. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. Melanie May | 6 March 2020 | News 234 total views, 3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis International Women’s Day’s charities of choice are WAGGGS and Catalyst. It is inviting people to donate to both. Catalyst is also celebrating the day with a reboot of its #BiasCorrect campaign that aims to interrupt unconscious bias by highlighting the power of words used to describe women in the workplace. #IWD2020: the fundraising round up Rochdale Youth Service is holding an IWD2020 event full of sports and other activities on 7 March, and will be fundraising for Sports Relief and the local Link4Life. Today (6 March) female leaders will come together in London, for International Women’s Day 2020, to discuss what more needs to be done to create a fully gender-equal world, whilst raising funds for Refuge. Thursday 5 March saw Media Trust hold its Women’s Voices event in celebration of International Women’s Day, bringing together 30 charities that campaign, support and advocate for women and girls, with 130 media and creative volunteers ready to share their skills and advice. Of course – this week has also seen the IoF’s Change Collective initiative launch its Missing Out research on the female leadership gap in fundraising, and next week’s Charity Hour will focus on women in leadership. Tagged with: international women’s day For International Women’s Day, WHISC is challenging people to Walk a Mile In Her Shoes: to measure the steps that they take and try to match the steps of one of the women in the picture above. For a £5 donation, participants can get a pedometer, and can then invite people to sponsor them to walk their steps. Camden Town Brewery’s all female foosball tableLaunching in time for International Women’s Day, as the official beer partner of Arsenal FC Camden Town Brewery is raising awareness of the gender imbalance in British pubs by creating an all female foosball table. The specially created table has been installed at famous Arsenal pub, The Victoria Tavern in Islington, where it will remain throughout March. It costs £3 to play, with the money raised going to The Fawcett Society. The Lighthouse Gallery in Woking is holding a fundraising talk with sculptor Sophie Ryder (6 March). Tickets cost £20. Rising Girl is holding a Rise Together Fundraising Walk around central London celebrating empowered women who made history on 8 March. Its programme Rise Together is fundraising to expand its reach and delivery, and to create a community of Raising Girl advocates. Funds will also be used for its Rise Together Pakistan programme, which will be launched this year. Leather Inside Out has collaborated with luxury sustainable fashion label BOTTLETOP to offer a special-edition red flower pin handmade by female prisoners in the UK, selling for £25. RNLI celebrates women tackling drowning in BangladeshRNLI is using this year’s International Women’s Day to celebrate women in Bangladesh who are taking action to help tackle the issue of drowning. 40 children drown in Bangladesh every day, many of them in village ponds, and it is often women who are leading the on-going efforts to save them. RNLI is working with partner organisations to keep pre-school children safe by supporting village creches that operate during the peak drowning times of day and by training the women who run the creches in life-saving skills.Image credit: RNLI It’s International Women’s Day this Sunday, 8 March. This year’s theme is Each for Equal with people asked to help forge a gender equal world by celebrating women’s achievement, raising awareness against bias, and taking action for equality. There is also a lot of fundraising activity going on. Here’s a round up. 233 total views, 2 views today
ReddIt Hank Kilgore is a senior Journalism major and FTDM minor from Lafayette, Louisiana. He is currently Editor of The Skiff and the Student Life and Entertainment Managing Editor for TCU 360. You can often find him anywhere a superhero movie is being played. TCU VGP (Ep. 19 – Xbox Game Pass, Horizon Impressions and more) Hank Kilgorehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/hank-kilgore/ TCU VGP (Ep. 18 – The Cost of Gaming, State of DLC and more) Linkedin Facebook The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive years TCU Frog Camps returning to more traditional look this summer Hank Kilgorehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/hank-kilgore/ Hank Kilgorehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/hank-kilgore/ Facebook Hank Kilgore TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history TCU Sizzle Reel (Ep. 16 – Legion, Stranger Things 2 and more) Hank Kilgorehttps://www.tcu360.com/author/hank-kilgore/ Previous articleCourt shoots down proposed student-athlete payment planNext articleStudents report slashed tires at Edge 55 Apartments Hank Kilgore RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR printThe two-day power outage that closed the Campus Recreation Center and Rickel Academic Wing earlier this week did more than prevent people from working out.Classes were delayed, moved or cancelled because of the loss of classroom space in Rickel, and some Rec employees could be a getting a lighter paycheck if they missed work.The Rec and Rickel were powered by a temporary generator until the transformer can be replaced. The transformer went down Sunday when officials tried to restore power after a planned power outage.Students who had class in Rickel were given a schedule showing where they should go. Some classes were cancelled, however, because of the necessity of being in a particular classroom.“Our class was originally moved to the Multipurpose Building, but my professor had to cancel the class because she could not access her office that had material for class,” said Shane Murray, a junior physical education major. “Fortunately my professor says that we will be able to catch up in the next few weeks.”Students who have jobs at the Rec were concerned about missing work and pay. Jay Iorizzo, the director of campus recreation, addressed these concerns in an email.“All student employees who worked during the outage are being paid,” Iorizzo wrote. “We had some students stay late when we had no power.”Students who have regular workout routines were upset by the two-day outage.“I try to workout at the Rec a few times every week after class,” said Brooke Wissenbach, a junior interior design major. “It was frustrating to have it closed.”There is still no news on when a new transformer will be acquired. Twitter ReddIt Linkedin TCU VGP (Ep. 17 – Valentine’s Updates, Overwatch and more) Website| + posts Twitter Students and community members get back to working out after a two-day power outage.