Late rally fails to push FTSE up to 6,000

first_img Share Late rally fails to push FTSE up to 6,000 alison.lock by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeZen HeraldNASA’s Voyager 2 Has Entered Deep Space – And It Brought Scientists To Their KneesZen HeraldAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’DefinitionTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island Farmthedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.com More From Our Partners Florida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.org The FTSE rallied valiantly this afternoon on the back of strong US consumer confidence data, after incurring a morning of losses from concern over the ongoing Libya crisis.Banks and commodities suffered from concerns that crude oil prices would spike and knock the global recovery, and the FTSE 100 closed down 0.3 per cent at just 5,996.76. The FTSE 100 volatility index, a barometer of investor anxiety, has risen more than 30 per cent so far this week: the higher the index, the lower investors’ appetite for risky assets.Brent and US crude traded at two and a half year highs on concerns that supply could be disrupted by further Middle East protests.“Investors are likely to be keeping a wary eye on oil in the coming days. Although the price has dropped back today, the concern is that the market will continue to put a risk-premium on the price of oil in reaction to the recent unrest,” said Yusuf Heusen, senior sales trader at IG Index.“If this means we see $100 (£61.60) a barrel much sooner than we expect, it is clearly going to impact on global economic recovery.”Royal Bank of Scotland bucked the weak banking sector trend, closing up 2.32 per cent at 47.72p with traders citing optimism about its full-year results on Thursday.BHP Billiton also rose 1.62 per cent to finish at 2,413p after it boosted its oil and gas division by buying shale gas assets from Chesapeake Energy for $4.75bn. 
Defence firm BAE Systems was the biggest blue chip faller, falling back 4.3 per cent to 26.8p on concerns more UK defence contracts will be cancelled as the government slashes military spending.Serco, also heavily reliant on government spending, lost 2.2 per cent to 532.5p.On the FTSE 250, investors welcomed chemicals manufacturer Croda International’s full-year results, pushing its price up 9.71 per cent to 1,639p on the news that it more than doubled pre-tax profit to £192m in 2010.Engineering services provider Lamprell jumped 8.93 per cent to 305p on the news that it had won a new contract from Singapore-based Greatship Global Energy Services. Groceries delivery firm Ocado fell most, closing down 6.35 per cent at 224p after chief executive Tim Steiner sold £5m of his stock yesterday.US markets closed in the red, despite news that consumer confidence has risen to an almost three-year high. “US equity markets returned from their long weekend in solidly negative territory on the back of lower European markets and the continued unrest in the Middle East,” said Michael Hewson, market analyst at CMC Markets. “Hewlett Packard’s first-quarter earnings will also be closely scrutinised after the bell tonight, with the jury still out on new chief executive Leo Apotheker.”The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 178.46 points, or 1.44 per cent, at 12,212.79. The S&P 500 fell 27.57 points, or 2.05 per cent, to 1,315.44 while the Nasdaq Composite Index lost 77.53 points, or 2.74 per cent, to 2,756.42. Tuesday 22 February 2011 4:23 pmcenter_img whatsapp Show Comments ▼ whatsapp Tags: NULLlast_img read more

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India Tour of England: Sunil Gavaskar’s big prediction, ‘India will beat…

first_img Cricket India Tour of England: Sunil Gavaskar’s big prediction, ‘India will beat England 4-0′ CricketIndia tour of England 2021Latest Sports News WTC final LIVE broadcast: ICC’s mega broadcast plan, India vs New Zealand live streaming starts today in 195 countries Raid Shadow LegendsDon’t play this game if you are under 40 years oldRaid Shadow Legends|SponsoredSponsoredGundry MD Bio Complete 3 SupplementTop Surgeon: This Simple Trick Empties Your Bowels Every Morning (Almost Immediately)Gundry MD Bio Complete 3 Supplement|SponsoredSponsoredMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleNow she has a normal job.MoneyPail|SponsoredSponsoredSenior Living | Search AdsNew Senior Apartments Coming to Scottsdale (Take A Look at The Prices)Senior Living | Search Ads|SponsoredSponsoredTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallEnjoy farming, stock up and make friends. Taonga is a whole world full of adventure!Taonga: The Island Farm|SponsoredSponsoredPost FunThese Twins Were Named “Most Beautiful In The World,” Wait Until You See Them TodayPost Fun|SponsoredSponsored by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeAssociated PressHawaii’s Kilauea has pushed lava up through fissures, destroying homes and forcing evacuations.Associated PressGarena Free Fire Redeem Codes Rewards of 15th June: Easy ways to redeem Free Fire active code check new list of codeFree Fire Redeem Code Rewards of 1st May (today), Step by step guide on how to redeemIndia tour of England, Ind vs Eng – Pitch condition predictionEngland conditions are known to favour the Dukes balls which moves a lot favourable conditions. The legendary batter predicted that it won’t be a surprise if England prepares a green seaming track.Notably, England had expressed their disappointment over the spin-friendly pitches during the India tour earlier this year.ALSO READ| Great news for IPL Phase 2, BCCI top bosses get ‘full cooperation’ assurance from Emirates Board“Having moaned about the pitches in India earlier this year, it won’t be a surprise if the groundsman in England leaves a little grass on the surface. That is no longer a worry as India have an attack that will also thrive on it and cause problems for the England batsmen too,” Gavaskar added.India tour of England, Ind vs Eng: Virat Kohli and boys in isolation in SouthamptonAfter landing in London, the touring party was taken to the in-house hotel of Hampshire Bowl in Southampton, where they were tested again.Regular tests will be conducted during the period of isolation. Players’ activity will be allowed in a gradually increasing manner after each round of negative testing, moving from exercise in isolation to small group and then larger squad activity, whilst always remaining within the bio-secure venue.The New Zealand team are already in the UK ahead of their bilateral series against England and the team will transition from the ECB bio-secure environment into the World Test Championship Final bubble on 15 June and will be subject to regular testing prior to and post arrival in Southampton TAGSIND VS ENGInd vs Eng PredictionIndia Tour of EnglandSunil Gavaskar SHARE Cricket WTC Final LIVE Day 3: Weather forecast again not good, rain & bad-light all set to impact India vs New Zealand Day 3 Cricket IND vs NZ in WTC Final: India batting coach says, ‘score above 250 on Day 3 would be good’, Kyle Jamieson feels it won’t… Facebook Twitter Cricket Cricket India Tour of England: Sunil Gavaskar’s big prediction, ‘India will beat England 4-0′ India tour of England, Ind vs Eng: Former Indian batter Sunil Gavaskar believes that the series against England promises to be a good one for Virat Kohli’s Team India. The touring party reached UK on Thursday and will stay there until September 14. Currently in isolation, the Indian team will begin their UK tour with the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand followed by five-match series against England.Gavaskar feels it will be India’s summer in England in August and September, predicting a whitewash Test series. “The Test series against England starts more than six weeks after the WTC final, so the result of that single game will have little or no impact on the India v England series. India will win the series 4-0 since it’s being played in August-September,” he told the Telegraph. WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 2 Stumps: West Indies bowled out for 149 runs in 1st innings, SA lead by 149 runs ICC WTC Final, Ind vs NZ Day 3: Can India survive the Kyle Jamieson storm in Southampton? Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Virat Kohli completes 10 years in Test Cricket: 10 things you should know about India skipper- check out Cricket ENG W vs IND W Test: Sneh Rana, Shafali Verma shine as one-off Test ends in draw By Kunal Dhyani – June 4, 2021 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR ICC WTC Final: 10 years of Virat Kohli’s Test career, 10 best moments of India’s greatest Test skipper Previous articleSanath Jayasuriya set to coach Australian club as two-year ban by ICC endsNext articleIPL 2021: CSK’s Ruturaj Gaikwad says, ‘Faf Du Plessis & MS Dhoni’s bond is very strong’ Kunal DhyaniSports Tech enthusiast, he reports on Sports Tech industry and writes on sports products. F1 French GP 2021 Live: Max Verstappen to take pole position, Lewis Hamilton second WTC Final Day 2 Stumps: Brilliant Virat Kohli & Ajinkya Rahane saves the day for India as bad light stops play 33 overs early Formula 1 Cricket Cricket Cricket last_img read more

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Shoprite Holdings Plc (SHOPRT.zm) 2017 Presentation

first_imgShoprite Holdings Plc (SHOPRT.zm) listed on the Lusaka Securities Exchange under the Retail sector has released it’s 2017 presentation For more information about Shoprite Holdings Plc (SHOPRT.zm) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Shoprite Holdings Plc (SHOPRT.zm) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Shoprite Holdings Plc (SHOPRT.zm)  2017 presentation Company ProfileShoprite Group of Companies is an investment holding company with an extensive international network of retail and wholesale food and non-food outlets. The holding company is based in South Africa (RSA) and operates through four segments: Supermarkets RSA, Supermarkets Non-RSA, Furniture and Other. The group has more than 2 600 outlets in 15 countries across Africa and on Indian Oceans islands. Shoprite Group of Companies expanded into Africa from 1995; the first supermarket that opened outside of South Africa was in Lusaka, Zambia. The subsidiary company in Zambia falls under Supermarkets Non-RSA, which incorporates established brands in its stable; Shoprite, Checkers, Checkers Hyper, Usave and Hungry Lion. The company strives to offer a one-stop shopping destination for consumers, with a comprehensive range of food, household products, furniture, pharmaceuticals, appliances, and hair and beauty products. Shoprite Group of Companies is listed on the Lusaka Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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Spots in France’s World Cup squad up for grabs

first_imgVersatility also came to Martin Corry’s aid as the utility back-five player was chosen ahead of lock Simon Shaw with Woodward left to admit: “Shaw would be in any other international team in the world and not to pick him or Graham Rowntree are the two hardest decisions I’ve had to make in my six years as head coach with England.”Austin Healey, a regular in Woodward’s squad in the preceding years, also felt the bitter pain of rejection, later describing the experience as “the most down I’ve ever been”.Contrast Healey’s emotion with that of Iain Balshaw and Stuart Abbott, neither of whom had been involved in England’s 2003 Grand Slam campaign. Nonetheless they were selected for the warm-up matches and the pair produced polished displays in the 45-14 thrashing of France in the second game at Twickenham. The South Africa-born Abbott made the World Cup squad and started the group games against Samoa and Uruguay. Though his career was subsequently curtailed by injury, a World Cup winners’ medal and an MBE isn’t a bad return for nine caps.Making his case: Iain Balshaw scores in England’s 45-14 warm-up win v France in 2003. Photo: Getty ImagesBalshaw hadn’t played for England for 18 months when he was selected for the warm-up matches. “I’d had a succession of injuries since coming back from the Lions tour of 2001,” he recalls. “For the 12 weeks before the two games against France I’d been suffering from tendonitis. So those two games were my last chance to show what I could do. I remember in the first half of the second game I just couldn’t get my hands on the ball and I was becoming desperate. Fortunately that changed in the second half and I scored a try and had some good runs.” Three months later Balshaw came on as a substitute in England’s World Cup final win over Australia.Brian Ashton was the England coach in 2007 and he needed only one of the two warm-up games against France to trim his squad. Having seen his side slump to a 21-15 defeat to France at Twickenham, Ashton decided to jettison James Haskell, Nick Abendanon, Danny Cipriani, Toby Flood, Kevin Yates and Tom Palmer before the return fixture the following Saturday. The matches between France and England in August will be crucial to determining their final World Cup squads LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS France are doing something different this year for their World Cup warm-up matches against England in August. Whereas for the back-to-back games in 2003 and 2007, the then coach Bernard Laporte had already decided on his final squad, Philippe Saint-André will make his final cut after the two clashes next month.For the past three weeks the 36 players have been run ragged first at Marcoussis and then in the Alps; for five of them the pain experienced in July will be mild compared to the agony of being informed by Saint-André on 23 August that their services are no longer required.Dreams shattered, hopes crushed, ambitions thwarted. Nothing but the humiliation of returning to your club and the prospect of watching the tournament on TV with that one question hammering away inside your head: ‘Why me?’“All the players know that the final choice doesn’t rest with them,” captain Thierry Dusautoir told Midi Olympique on Monday. “The only thing to do, it’s to put in the best preparation possible [and] not to ask youself questions.”All to play for: Thierry Dusautoir knows final squad places will be determined in the warm-ups. Photo: AFPEngland’s players are in a similar predicament ahead of the matches at Twickenham on 15 August and the Stade de France the following weekened. Stuart Lancaster has just brought his boys back from an intensive training camp in Colorado. It was a hell of a regime, by all accounts, but for 14 of the 45 players, it will have been in vain when Lancaster announces his final list of 31. According to assistant coach Andy Farrell, up to nine will be discarded before the warm-up matches and the rest after.Lancaster and Saint-André will have already inked in the bulk of their squads but the two matches will certainly make or break the fates of a handful of players.When England played France twice in August 2003 coach Clive Woodward used the games to make the final tweaks to his squad. Out went loosehead Graham Rowntree (who had propped the scrum for most of the previous two seasons) as Woodward opted for the versatility of Jason Leonard, who could play on either side of the scrum.center_img Pedal power: France’s Frederic Michalak and Sebastien Tillous-Borde during a training camp. Photo: AFP Eight years on, Haskell and Cipriani will be hoping they are more to Lancaster’s liking than they were Ashton’s. If they’re not, and they are returned to their clubs next month, their misery will be unimaginable. One rejection is bad enough, as Woodward acknowleged in 2003. “Regarding the remaining players who didn’t make it, it’s scant consolation for them that they have all made a significant contribution to England being successful.”Balshaw’s advice for the current England crop is simple: “Lancaster will know already a lot of his squad,” he says. “But the two matches against France will be important because they’ll allow him to decide on the finer details. So no one can afford to be complacent. Everyone’s trying really hard to make the World Cup and if anyone does ease up in the two warm-up games they could find themselves pushed out.”last_img read more

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Japan 2019: All you can see, do and eat in Yokohama

first_imgThe Minato Mirai is the thriving business and commercial heart of Yokohama, but more than anything else it is a visually imposing waterfront. If you take a late-night cruise, you will see the permanently moored Sail Training Ship NIPPON MARU, the Yokohama Bay Bridge, the Kishamichi Promenade and the looming Cosmo Clock 21 Ferris wheel, as well as the commanding Landmark Tower – Japan’s second-tallest building.Lush surroundings: The Yokohama Sankeien GardenThere are plenty of other attractions for all ages. If it’s nature you want, then there’s the Yokohama Sankeien Garden, a gorgeous green sprawl with historic buildings and pagodas dotted around the grounds. As breathtaking as it is wonderful, there is a sense of tranquillity as you wander the grounds. If a small distraction for the kids is in order, the Cup Noodles museum has a great, do-it-yourself floor. This is where you can design your own packaging, before choosing your own flavour and ingredients to go in the bespoke noodle pot.You can visit the Yokohama Country & Athletic Club, mentioned above, during the World Cup. They will be putting on special days for those that want to watch a game away from a busy viewing area in the centre, but yearn for that clubhouse feeling.Fun for all the family: The Cup Noodles MuseumWHERE TO EAT AND DRINK?Okay, Yokohama has Japan’s largest Chinatown, one of the biggest in Asia. There is a huge amount of variety – remember Yokohama has a history of opening its doors to new cultures.If you are looking for something a little bit more relaxed and, well, boozy – you are surrounded by options in the Noge district. A warren of bars and restaurants, you can have a proper sit-down meal, or nibble on yakitori while you try out sake, high-balls or craft beer. This spot will certainly be busy for after match days (our recommendation is the cosy Sakura Taps).A luxury feed: At Yokohama Royal Park HotelFor those looking for that bit of luxury, you can take treat yourself to the tasting courses at the Yokohama Royal Park Hotel or the Hotel New Grand. For those just looking for a quick filler on the way to the stadium, though, we would recommend Shin-Yokohama Raumen Museum, a short walk from the ground.Quick bite: Shin-Yokohama Raumen MuseumWHERE TO STAY?The aforementioned Royal Park Hotel situated in the enormous Landmark Tower – and the views from the hotel rooms are spectacular. In fact, this is where the Australian national team stayed on their last visit to the city, to face Japan in November. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Japan 2019: All you can see, do and eat in YokohamaIF YOU are heading over to Yokohama for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, you are in for a rugby treat. There are a bucket-load of incredible fixtures to be held at the International Stadium Yokohama.Ireland face Scotland there, as do the hosts, Japan. New Zealand meet South Africa and England play France. And that’s just in the group stages. Both semi-finals and the final will be there too.But there is so much more you need to know about Japan’s second largest city. So here is the down-low on the site where so many fans will pour through in 2019. The venue: A general view of International Stadium YokohamaWHERE IS IT?Yokohama is the capital of the Kanagawa prefecture. It is situated just half an hour away from Tokyo’s international airport, Haneda. A port town situated on the eastern curve of Japan’s Honshu island, Yokohama has a unique, welcoming history.When Japan was opened up to allowed gaijin (non-Japanese), to trade and live in the country in 1854, Kanagawa was the place. By 1859 there was a sizeable settlement, particularly form the UK, and you can still see the influence today, with wide boulevards in the European style.It is also the birthplace of Japanese rugby. The local Yokohama Country & Athletic Club have documentary proof that their side (which went by a different name at the time) first started playing rugby on 26 January 1866, which makes them the oldest rugby team in Asia. That club was then absorbed by the Yokohama Country & Athletic Club, set up by Scotsman JP Mollison in 1868, and still play today.Rising to the ocassion: Japan captain Michael LeitchWHAT TO DO AND SEE?The rugby is a given. If you visit the International Stadium Yokohama in the Shin-Yokohama region, you will find all the trappings of a modern stadium in a walkable location and it has good pedigree – it hosted the 2002 FIFA World Cup final. However there is so much more.Sticking with sports: did you know that baseball is huge in Japan? Posters of the heroes of the Yokohama DeNA BayStars can be seen all over town and their stadium is an impressive sight. Yokohama DeNA BayStars came oh-so close to winning the national title this year… Brilliant view: The impressive Minato Mirai in Yokohama center_img In Association with Kanagawa Prefecture. The New Grand Hotel is another plush place to set yourself up, as is the InterContinental Hotel Grand. There are plenty of mid-range options in town or near the stadium. And for those keen to get in and out from the airport, there is the more reasonably priced KEIKYU EX INN Yokohama-Station East.For more information, visit trip.pref.kanagawa.jp or yokohamajapan.comlast_img read more

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Lake Apopka Natural Gas celebrates third annual Utility Workers’ Day

first_img Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply TAGSLake Apopka Natural Gas District Previous articleLet’s Talk About it – Episode 21: The Apopka CRANext articleThe Apopka Voice townhalls were a refreshing change from a negative political cycle Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The Anatomy of Fear District honors workers with week-long celebrationFrom the Lake Apopka Natural Gas District Winter Garden, FL (March 05, 2018) – In its third year, National Gas Utility Workers’ Day 2018 honors employees who provide communities nationwide with one of their most valuable assets – their natural gas utility. While officially recognized on March 18th, Lake Apopka Natural Gas District will celebrate workers throughout the week prior with employee engagement and appreciation events.The significance of March 18th comes from the date in 1937 when a school explosion in New London, Texas led to the widespread odorization of natural gas and an increased emphasis on safety. Safety is a vital aspect of natural gas distribution, and the employees of distribution companies like the District endeavor to make natural gas delivery as safe as possible.This exciting week of festivities is dedicated to the hard work of natural gas utility employees and their accomplishments in the community. Lake Apopka Natural Gas District workers have been presented with many safety awards and accolades, most recently including the prestigious American Public Gas Association’s national S.O.A.R. (Systems Operational Achievement Recognition) award – the second time the coveted honor was bestowed upon the District.These devoted employees play a crucial role in the area’s energy efficiency and are committed to the wellbeing of its residents. In celebration, the District will host a company-wide appreciation breakfast and presentation to honor their utility workers and highlight that safety is job number one.Since its founding in 1959, Lake Apopka Natural Gas District has proudly provided safe, dependable and cost-efficient natural gas into the homes and businesses of Clermont, Apopka, Winter Garden and the surrounding communities. As the cleanest burning fossil fuel, natural gas can help to achieve energy security and build a more competitive economy. Lake Apopka Natural Gas District provides clean, efficient and economical natural gas service to more than 20,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Orange and Lake counties.  The District has been honored with the SOAR Silver Award by the American Public Gas Association for excellence in operations.  For more information on natural gas service for your home, business or vehicle, please contact the LANGD Marketing Team at (407) 656-2734 x307 or [email protected], or visit www.langd.org. Please enter your name here Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Please enter your comment!last_img read more

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UCF Business Incubator selected for Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program

first_img […] Read more. […] Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 July 13, 2018 at 2:12 pm LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Reply Statewide initiative offers entrepreneurship education to veteransOnce again, the UCF Business Incubation Program has been selected to participate in the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program. This unique program offers qualified veterans the opportunity to receive an entrepreneurship education to help them succeed and create jobs.The program consists of a multi-faceted learning environment, including online, in-person workshops and a cohort-based class for a small group of veteran entrepreneurs. Mentorship will be incorporated, as it has proved to be a key to success in past programs. Network Partners from across the state will also hold monthly networking and resource sharing meetings, building a community and pipeline for veterans interested in entrepreneurship.The UCF Business Incubation Program was one of six locations selected for as Veterans Florida’s Network Partners for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The others are the University of West Florida, Tallahassee Community College, Florida Atlantic University, Florida Gulf Coast University and Action Zone.“Supporting Veterans in their effort to start their own company is truly an honor,” says Gordon Hogan, Director of the UCF Business Incubation Program. “I especially enjoy seeing their sincere desire to help each other be successful and I look forward to the next class.”This is the third year the University of Central Florida’s Business Incubation Program has been selected as a network partner by Veterans Florida graduating and empowering 42 veteran entrepreneurs from its advanced course who are on their way to launching and growing their businesses while creating jobs and a positive economic impact in Central Florida.The success of the program is shown through the success of the companies which have participated.For instance, Eagle 6 Technical Services has grown 300 percent since graduating in 2017.“The VFEP was the catalyst that launched Eagle 6 into second stage growth. Particularly the Accounting/DCAA compliance workshops. It was also a great way to interact with fellow veterans and build relationships,” says John Burns, CEO & founder, Eagle 6 Technical Services and a U.S. Army Veteran.Karen Gregory, CEO & founder of HRSS Consulting Group also saw immediate returns for her business.“The VFEP successfully provided me with the analytical tools and resources that allowed HRSS Consulting Group to make some tough decisions recently that resulted in some minor pivoting in terms of strategy and direction of the overall company,” Gregory says. “The education provided through the VFEP armed me to make the critical decisions that resulted in HRSS witnessing positive pipeline results immediately.”Overall, the program has assisted more than 150 veteran entrepreneurs through workshops, business coaching, and resources. Veteran participants represent all branches of the military and are from the Central Florida region including Orange, Seminole, Brevard, Osceola and Lake Counties.“Veterans Florida is excited to announce these new partnerships for our fourth year of entrepreneurship programming for our veterans.  Over the past few years, we’ve served over 1,000 veterans who are interested in starting their own business and over 200 veterans have started businesses that have collectively hired over 100 employees and generated nearly $10,000,000 in revenue,” says Veterans Florida Executive Director, Bobby Carbonell.  “And we can’t wait to see what businesses the next group of great veteran entrepreneurs will create in our state.”Business owners who are veterans can fill out the contact us for found here to start the process for the next program. The Anatomy of Fear Please enter your name here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. 1 COMMENT About the UCF Business Incubation ProgramThe University of Central Florida Business Incubation Program is a community resource that provides early-stage companies with the tools, training, and infrastructure to become financially stable, high growth/impact enterprises. Since 1999, this award-winning program has helped more than 390 local startup companies reach their potential faster by providing vital business development resources. With seven facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Corridor, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia counties, and the cities of Apopka, Kissimmee, Orlando and Winter Springs.  For the 2014/15 and 2015/16 fiscal years, the activities of these participating firms have helped sustain more than 4,710 local jobs and have had a cumulative impact of more than $725 million on regional GDP and more than $1.3 billion on regional sales. During the same period, the program has returned $7.41 for every $1 invested in the program. For more information, visit www.incubator.ucf.eduThe UCF Business Incubation Program’s Veteran Entrepreneurship Initiative was founded in 2014 to help veteran entrepreneurs at different stages of business, from idea to scaling existing businesses. The mission is to empower and support veteran entrepreneurs through business guidance, education, and mentorship. For more information, visit www.incubator.ucf.edu/veterans  About Veterans FloridaVeterans Florida is a non-profit corporation created by the State of Florida to help veterans fully transition to civilian life in the Sunshine State.  We connect veterans to employers, grant funds to employers to hire and train veterans and educate veterans on how to open their own businesses in Florida.   To learn more, visit www.veteransflorida.org. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Please enter your comment! TAGSUCF Business IncubatorVeterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program Previous articleBreaking News: Three pedestrians hit by vehicle on Thompson RoadNext articleHob Nob Straw Poll Results Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter UCF Business Incubator Selected for Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program – The Apopka Voice – Salute Vetslast_img read more

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Brad Thorn yellow carded for high tackle on Matt Giteau

first_imgMonday Jul 28, 2008 Brad Thorn yellow carded for high tackle on Matt Giteau All Blacks lock Brad Thorn was again in hot water as he was sent from the field in the fifth minute of the classic match between the Wallabies and the All Blacks on Saturday, in which the Wallabies came out victors 34-19. Thorn’s lazy high tackle on the darting Matt Giteau was enough for referee Craig Joubert to produce the yellow early on in the game, despite no previous warnings. It was a careless stiff arm that was more out of reflex than malice, but referee’s don’t like big locks touching key flyhalfs. Just ask Jannes Labuschagne about his red card in 2002. Giteau landed the resultant penalty without any problems, but the attack, that looked dangerous, was stopped as a result of the tackle, possibly adding to Joubert’s assessment of it. It was Thorn’s second yellow card of the season, after he was sin-binned in the Super 14 final, and follows his one-match Tri-Nations ban after being cited for the Smit tackle in Wellington. Under Sanzar rules, three yellow cards in one season of Super 14 and Tri-Nations leads to a tribunal hearing and a possible further suspension. Talk of Thorn being a dirty player has been quashed by Wallaby coach Robbie Deans though, who’s spent a lot of time with the second rower in the past. “In terms of his mentality he is not a dirty player, but these things happen.” All Black assistant coach Steve Hansen dismissed it completely. “He plays a physical game, and tonight a guy stepped back inside him and he reacted to that and got him across the shoulder. I don’t think we can say he’s got a discipline problem.” Was a yellow card harsh so early in the game, with no previous talkings too? 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Cohort two of Jane Slowey memorial membership open for applications

first_img  497 total views,  2 views today  498 total views,  3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Charity People diversity equality women Through the membership, over two years, from January 2021 – December 2022, eight women leaders will receive:Free ACEVO membership with access to full member benefits and servicesFour opportunities to meet and learn as a group guided by a professional facilitatorFour opportunities to meet in smaller groups in person or virtuallyTwo annual dinners to celebrate their year’s leadership learningApplicants are asked to answer three questions, which will be used as the criteria for shortlisting, as well as providing their CV and completing an Equal Opportunity form:1. What has motivated you to apply for the Jane Slowey memorial membership?2. What areas of your personal leadership do you hope the membership will help you to develop?3. This programme is based on peer support and learning. How do you feel you would benefit from this learning model? And how could you contribute to its success?The shortlisting panel comprises Precious SM Sithole, CEO, Social Practice (ENT) Ltd, Jilna Shah, former co-director, Migrants’ Rights Network, Su-Mei Thompson, Chief Executive, Media Trust, Raven Bowen, Chief Executive, National Ugly Mugs, Susan Daniels, Chief Executive, The National Deaf Children’s Society, and Anne Wallis, Head of Membership and arketing, ACEVO.Those shortlisted will then go on to be interviewed by Ropinder Gill, Chief Executive, Lymphoma Action, Wanda Wyporska, Executive Director, The Equality Trust, and ACEVO Chief Executive Vicky Browning.Applications are open until 19 July. Cohort One is currently taking place and comes to an end in December.The memorial membership was set up as a tribute to Jane Slowey, who died from cancer in 2017. During her career, she had been Chief Executive of the Foyer Federation as well as vice-chair of NCVO, and one of her causes was that of women in leadership. 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. Cohort two of Jane Slowey memorial membership open for applications AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Melanie May | 23 June 2020 | News ACEVO is looking for applications for cohort two of the Jane Slowey memorial membership from female CEOs from a BAME background or with a disability.The Jane Slowey memorial membership provides support, helps to builds connections and develops the skills of women from BAME backgrounds or those who have a disability, in their first two years as a CEO for a charity or social enterprise. It also aims to build a cohort of leaders who can address issues faced collectively through shared learning.last_img read more

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Call for release of writer accused of “weakening national feeling”

first_img March 12, 2021 Find out more February 3, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders called on the Syrian government today to release jailed online journalist Habib Saleh, who was arrested in a market in the northwestern town of Tartous on 6 May. He appeared in court in Damascus on 4 August accused of writing articles that “weakened national feeling” and “incited civil and religious warfare,” under articles 285 and 289 of the criminal law. Wave of Kurdish arrests of Syrian journalists Toll of ten years of civil war on journalists in Syria SyriaMiddle East – North Africa Damascus TV presenter arrested under cyber-crime law SyriaMiddle East – North Africa Help by sharing this information Follow the news on Syria News to go further RSF_en Organisation News March 8, 2021 Find out more August 5, 2008 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Call for release of writer accused of “weakening national feeling” Reporters Without Borders called on the Syrian government today to release jailed online journalist Habib Saleh, who was arrested in a market in the northwestern town of Tartous on 6 May. He appeared in court in Damascus on 4 August accused of writing articles that “weakened national feeling” and “incited civil and religious warfare,” under articles 285 and 289 of the criminal law. “We did not know where Saleh was being held after his arrest, so we are relieved to learn he is still alive,“ the worldwide press freedom organisation said. “But we strongly condemn his arrest and detention. All he has done is exercise his right to speak up freely, but unfortunately people in Syria are frequently thrown in prison for posting material online.”It also called for the release of four other jailed cyber-dissidents — Firas Saad, Tariq Biassi, Kareem Arabji and Hammam Haddad.Saleh admitted in court he had written the articles but denied all the charges against him. He is also accused of “belonging to a secret organisation” and libelling the country’s president.Saleh, 61, is a regular contrbutor to the website Elaph.com (www.elaph.com), which is censored in Syria because of its news coverage, and this was his third arrest in seven years. He was given a three-year prison sentence in 2002 during the crackdown that followed the “Damascus Spring” but was freed in September 2004. He was again sentenced to three years on 15 August 2006 under article 286 for “putting out false news” in online articles and was released on 12 September last year.Syria is the most repressive country in the Middle East towards online journalists. Reporters Without Borders notes that the national constitution guarantees “the right of free expression in speech, writing or any other medium.” News Receive email alerts Newslast_img read more

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