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Trump to privatise air traffic control image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of June 2017 06:42:18 PM
....Officials on Monday said they want the Federal Aviation Administration to continue its role in safety enforcement. But oversight of air traffic management and the nearly 30,000 workers in that area would go to a private not-for-profit organisation. ...
'Brazen' conmen who targeted park homes jailed image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 30th of April 2017 11:00:44 PM
....Extra insulation can be added beneath them or to their external walls or roofs. But Ann Barradine, director of the not-for-profit organisation, Community Warmth, which vets and monitors contractors doing such work, warns that if air vents are blocked, a home's wooden frame can rot and collapse. ...
2016: the year Facebook became the bad guy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 11:00:10 AM
....The lack of transparency over this process led to a coalition of more than 70 human and civil rights groups demanding that Facebook be more transparent about its takedown processes and arguing that censorship of user content depicting police brutality at the request of authorities “sets a dangerous precedent that further silences marginalized communities”. Reem Suleiman of the not-for-profit organisation SumOfUs added: “There’s a lot of doublespeak. ...
Mandarin lessons image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 12:29:40 AM
....With well over 40,000 Chinese people now living and working in Kenya, cultural and linguistic barriers are proving to be another major obstacle. Lucy Liu from China House, a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to promote engagement between Chinese companies and Kenyan communities, says that overcoming these barriers will be essential. ...
Lunch box to penalty box image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 11th of November 2016 12:08:09 AM
....Transforming the FA's finances, promoting more diversity within its structures, and continuing to support the grassroots game - including women's football - are also high on his agenda. "The FA is a not-for-profit organisation - that is intentional. ...
Northern Powerhouse: Osborne to stay and fight for project image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 16th of September 2016 12:51:56 AM
.... . The board of the not-for-profit organisation will include business figures from across the north of England, as well as political figures. ...
Barclays pays a further $100m in the US over Libor fraud image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 8th of August 2016 05:12:06 PM
....Libor - or London inter-bank offered rate - is used by banks to set the cost of lending money to each other. The New York attorney-general, Eric Schneiderman said government bodies and not-for-profit organisations had been defrauded of millions of dollars. ...
Carbon-free banking: where to save, invest and borrow image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 16th of July 2016 06:00:04 AM
....A number of community energy projects have been launched in recent months, ranging from solar schemes to wind turbines. Jon Halle, the director of Sharenergy – a not-for-profit organisation which helps communities find, build and own renewable energy schemes – says the Brexit vote “showed that huge numbers of people are unhappy with established structures”. ...
Type 1 diabetes treatment could end need for insulin shots image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 18th of May 2016 06:49:50 PM
. Insulin shots could become a thing of the past for type 1 diabetes patients thanks to a technology being developed by Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, a London-based not-for-profit organisation, and Aberdeen University. ...
Hepatitis C treatment for under $300 coming soon image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of April 2016 06:23:08 PM
....A hepatitis C treatment that costs less than $300 – a fraction of the $80,000-plus price charged by major drugmakers – has been successfully tested in Egypt and is expected to be available in the next one to two years. The Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), a not-for-profit organisation, has teamed up with the Egyptian drugmaker Pharco Pharmaceuticals to bring a combination treatment of two hepatitis C tablets, ravidasvir and sofosbuvir, to countries that cannot afford to pay the high prices charged by US drugmakers Gilead, AbbVie and Merck. ...
How tech is forcing firms to be better global citizens image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of March 2016 12:00:06 AM
.... . This not-for-profit organisation gives computer-based data projects to women in areas where traditional gender roles may prevent them from pursuing careers. ...
The Crusader: Footie fiasco goes into extra time image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 24th of January 2016 10:29:00 PM
....“After we had experienced various stumbling blocks, we were forced to re-arrange the trip and wrote to those people who had booked, informing them of the decision. “As a not-for-profit organisation, we do not carry cash reserves, so we asked for patience from any parents who requested refunds. ...
Big business urged to unleash ‘magic’ by working with entrepreneurs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 21st of January 2016 06:43:34 PM
....Larger companies should unite in partnership with creative entrepreneurs so that both can grow and prosper in the digital world, businesses and investors have been told. Caroline Norbury, chief executive of Creative England (CE), a not-for-profit organisation that supports business in the arts and media sector, said future growth in the UK economy would be bolstered by partnerships between creative entrepreneurs and larger companies. ...
Two-thirds of Europe's young tech champions hail from UK image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 19th of January 2016 01:55:56 PM
.... . Silicon Valley Comes to the UK (SVC2UK), a not-for-profit organisation that bring together US early-stage investors and disruptive UK start-ups, estimated that the growth rate at the 60 UK firms most likely to hit a $1bn valuation in the coming years averaged out at 110pc a year. ...
Zuckerberg defends philanthropy plans image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 4th of December 2015 08:31:36 AM
....An LLC allows Mr Zuckerberg to keep hold of the voting and allocation of the shares he puts into it. In a Facebook post on Thursday, Mr Zuckerberg explained his reasons for creating an LLC instead of a not-for-profit organisation and said he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, will pay capital gains taxes when their shares are sold by the company. ...
Could Britain's next runaway tech success be one of these start-ups? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of October 2015 11:17:40 PM
The man who discovered the VW scandal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of October 2015 03:58:19 PM
....He now thinks cars produced by other brands should be investigated for the emissions-cheating "defeat device" software found in some VWs. John German is the US co-lead of the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to reducing vehicle emissions. ...
Burger King continues quest for Peace Day burger after McWhopper rejection image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of September 2015 06:52:39 PM
.... We’re totally at peace with that,” it read. Burger King has said the proceeds from the burger will go to Peace One Day, a not-for-profit organisation raising awareness of the UN’s International Day of Peace. ...
'Upgrade to superfast broadband? That'll be £2,323' image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of August 2015 12:04:45 PM
.... . Last month, more than 250 homes and businesses in remote Eastern Scotland established a fibre-optic connection with the help of the Humbie Lammermuir Community Enterprise Ltd (HLCE) – a not-for-profit organisation that was established to improve broadband availability in the area. ...
Number of direct debit payments sets new record image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 4th of August 2015 11:51:21 AM
....Behind the latest record is the decision by 8 million drivers to use direct debit to pay for their vehicle tax after a monthly payment option was introduced in October. Bacs, the not-for-profit organisation that process direct debit payments, said the huge volumes seen on 31 July meant it was dealing with 111,000 payments every minute the processing window was open. ...
Dear Jeremy – your work issues solved image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 13th of June 2015 06:00:01 AM
....I’m in a bit of a muddle at work and feel as though I am being used as a pawn in a personal battle between my manager and the company director. I work in a sales team of six for a not-for-profit organisation. ...
I'm caught in a battle between manager and director image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 8th of June 2015 06:00:09 AM
....I’m in a bit of a muddle at work and feel as though I am being used as a pawn in a personal battle between my manager and the company director. I work within a sales team of six for a not-for-profit organisation and I sell the courses we run. ...
Exit fee is a ‘tax on the elderly’ image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 4th of May 2015 12:01:00 AM
....Transfer fees, however, remain commonplace and at Dorothy’s development, Sanctuary charges which ever is greater, either one per cent of the sale price or 30 per cent of the increase. Responding to the Bourns’ complaint, managing director of Sanctuary Housing Services, Simon Clark, said: “We are a not-for-profit organisation and all the money is paid into the fund which is solely for the benefit of residents, who help shape how these monies are spent. ...
Zoopla affected by OnTheMarket launch as advertising members fall image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Thursday 12th of February 2015 10:42:24 AM
....Zoopla, the British property website, said it has been affected by the launch of rival OnTheMarket, with the number of agents advertising on its website falling 11 per cent. OnTheMarket was set up and launched last month by Agents' Mutual - a not-for-profit organisation founded by agents including Savills and Knight Frank - to challenge the dominance of Zoopla and Rightmove. ...
Record high for UK's creative industries image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of January 2015 03:28:10 PM
....". Caroline Norbury, chief executive of Creative England, a not-for-profit organisation that supports the creative industries, said: "These figures show unequivocally that the UK's creative industries are growing faster than any other major industrial sector. ...
Why selling your home in 2015 is about to become a real headache image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 2nd of January 2015 02:44:42 PM
.... . Fed up of shelling out listing fees to these portals, Savills, Knight Frank, Chestertons, Strutt & Parker, Douglas & Gordon and Glentree Estates have formed a not-for-profit organisation called Agents’ Mutual and signed up 4,000 branches to their own new sales and lettings website, OnTheMarket. ...
Are you young and have a business brainwave? Set up a business in a day at Global Entrepreneurship Week image
.... . Youth Business International (YBI), the not-for-profit organisation that helps young people to start their own businesses, is this year’s UK host in partnership with Barclays. ...
Global Entrepreneurship Week: what you need to know image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 16th of November 2014 06:00:37 PM
.... . Youth Business International (YBI), the not-for-profit organisation that helps young people to start their own businesses, is this year’s UK host in partnership with Barclays. ...
National Business Awards 2014: the winners image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of November 2014 12:01:03 AM
.... . Of the businesses shortlisted, 24pc had a turnover of less than £5m, 26pc reported a turnover between £5m and £25m, 15pc more than £1bn and 10pc were not-for-profit organisations. ...
Freebie websites: our pick of the best five  image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of October 2014 03:11:59 PM
.... Pros . • It's a not-for-profit organisation which aims to reduce landfills by encouraging users to give their items away rather than throwing them in the bin. ...
SSE becomes first FTSE 100 company to be awarded Fair Tax Mark image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 19th of October 2014 11:01:33 PM
....The Fair Tax Mark allows companies to depress their tax payments using legitimate tax breaks and to offset losses from previous years against profits, but demands it be transparent about how it reaches its total tax contribution. Earlier this year the transport firm Go-Ahead became the first public company to comply with the fair tax rules, joining a small group of charities and not-for-profit organisations. ...
Need a plumber, electrician, or roofer? Find a trader who's up to the mark image
.... Again, enter your postcode, choose the type of trader and the database is searched within 50 miles. TrustMark (consumer helpline 01344 630 804) is a not-for-profit organisation, licensed by government and supported by consumer protection groups. ...
How to get rid of a crisis: sell it off image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Friday 27th of June 2014 11:00:00 PM
....The bidders. Although not-for-profit organisations are in the race for the CRCs, the bidding experience of the private contractors makes them overwhelming favourites to win the contracts. ...
Teaching low-income kids the power of entrepreneurship image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of June 2014 11:06:34 PM
.... His volunteer is his grandfather, who has been working with him on neighbourhood lawns for a few years. The presentation takes place in the US capital at the semi-final stage of a competition organised by the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), a New York-based not-for-profit organisation. ...
'Conflict minerals' deadline looms for technology firms image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 30th of May 2014 12:54:21 PM
....". Intel is part of a set of companies involved in the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI), a not-for-profit organisation offering guidance to firms wanting to meet the requirements. ...
Big risks for small businesses who ignore data security image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of April 2014 11:24:49 PM
....Natural disasters can pose just as big a risk to small firms as cybercrime. An estimated 25% of businesses do not reopen following a major disaster, according to the Institute for Business and Home Safety, a not-for-profit organisation. ...
What the Tamiflu saga tells us about drug trials and big pharma image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of April 2014 06:00:00 AM
....Today we found out that Tamiflu doesn't work so well after all. Roche, the drug company behind it, withheld vital information on its clinical trials for half a decade, but the Cochrane Collaboration, a global not-for-profit organisation of 14,000 academics, finally obtained all the information. ...
Lack of female role models highlighted as one in 10 name man when asked for famous woman engineer or scientist image
.... . The survey for ScienceGrrl, a not-for-profit organisation which celebrates and supports women in science, also revealed 68pc of the British public questioned named Marie Curie, who has been dead for more than 80 years, when they were able to name a female scientist. ...

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