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.... Remaining there, however, is the biggest challenge. Small squads that don't win races and that don't get much television airtime often struggle to raise the sponsorship they need. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
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....”. Stuart Galbraith, who promotes artists including Ed Sheeran, said this is because Viagogo pays to appear at the top of the Google’s paid-for sponsored rankings. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of March 2017 12:07:35 AM
.... Remaining there, however, is the biggest challenge. Small squads that don't win races and that don't get much television airtime often struggle to raise the sponsorship they need. ...
Viagogo snubs MPs' inquiry into online ticket reselling image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of March 2017 10:57:46 AM
....”. Stuart Galbraith, who promotes artists including Ed Sheeran, said this is because Viagogo pays to appear at the top of the Google’s paid-for sponsored rankings. ...
US charges Russian spies over Yahoo breach image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 15th of March 2017 02:54:02 PM
....The members of the FSB, the Russian intelligence agency, conspired with criminal hackers, according to DOJ officials announcing the charges. Previously, Yahoo said "state-sponsored" hackers were behind the 2014 breach affecting 500 million accounts. ...
In the Hunt image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:03:41 AM
....The Cheltenham Festival is the pinnacle of the sport's jump racing calendar, attracting huge crowds and interest not only within the UK, but also from Ireland and further afield. The event brings in more than £20m through ticket sales, hospitality, sponsorship and other income, and there is some £4. ...
Horses for courses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 9th of March 2017 12:54:11 AM
....". At Liverpool University the horseracing MBA includes the study of marketing, sponsorship, the media, sports law, regulation, and horse welfare, explains the head of the course, Neil Coster. ...
Budget 2017: What it means for parents - tax-free childcare to start next month image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Wednesday 8th of March 2017 12:00:00 AM
....The allowance will pay 20 per cent of childcare costs so a family would need to spend £10,000 a year to get the full amount of credit. Experts said it was good news for the self-employed and those whose employers do not offer employer sponsored childcare vouchers. ...
BT denies squeezing customers after paying £1.2bn for Champions League image
....”. BT is due to explore sub-licensing deals with free-to-air partners, such as Channel 4 and ITV, after competition sponsors expressed concerns to Uefa about the lack of exposure under the existing deal. ...
Standard Life and Aberdeen seek to tie in key staff in £11bn merger image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 6th of March 2017 08:06:34 AM
.... Standard Life employs more than 6,000 staff and Aberdeen, which bought the Scottish Widows fund management arm of Lloyds Banking Group three years ago, almost 3,000. Gilbert showed analysts a slide of all the sporting events sponsored by both companies and quipped: “It’s always been one of my ambitions to sponsor Andy Murray” – the Scottish tennis player backed by Standard Life. ...
Champions League: BT extends TV rights until 2021 in deal worth £1.2bn image
.... BT have paid 35% more for Uefa's rights that they did last time, a reminder of the importance communications companies attach to live football as a means of attracting customers to a range of services. Despite concerns by sponsors over reduced exposure with the loss of free to air live coverage, Uefa has now gone even further, handing BT the highlights rights too. ...
Ending free movement from EU is no 'quick fix' for low wages, Lords say image
....”. The Lords warn that simply extending the current “points-based” work permit system for non-EU skilled migrants to cover EU workers could result in labour shortages as it will disproportionately hit some employers’ ability to sponsor EU workers, including the NHS and social care. ...
BT chief attacks rampant price rises for TV sports rights image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 02:48:02 PM
.... Channel 4 in particular has been named as a potential partner. Champions League sponsors have expressed concerns to Uefa about the lack of exposure under the current BT deal. ...
'It's getting tougher' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 12:17:26 AM
....Having previously said the government would "condense" the list, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton has now announced an end to the scheme for workers in the fast food industry, where more than 500 visas have been granted to foreigners in the last five years. The 457 visa enables an IT worker from, say, Bangalore, along with her or his family, to stay in Australia for up to four years, provided they are sponsored by a business that can't fill the vacancy locally. ...
'Don't change!' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 12:03:07 AM
.... . But when Snapchat launched filters that could be sponsored by companies in 2015, the move "put her off", she said. ...
Philip Green agrees to pay £363m into BHS pension fund image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 28th of February 2017 02:42:06 PM
.... The members will all be contacted within the next three months with a personal offer and they will have three months to decide what to do with their pension money. The new scheme will be run via a “special purpose vehicle” and will not be attached to a sponsoring company, which pensions experts claim is risky. ...
On your bike: the best and the worst of city cycle schemes image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of February 2017 07:00:05 AM
.... Some cities may even be given money to host a scheme, in a complete upending of the subsidy-driven model that has so far been in use. Compare that to London where, despite Santander’s £44m seven-year sponsorship deal, London taxpayers have to cover £10m of its £25m annual operating costs. ...
O2 in £125m deal to keep naming rights to former Millennium Dome image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 06:31:06 AM
....“Our loyalty programme is about unforgettable live experiences and memories,” said Nina Bibby, chief marketing officer at O2 UK. “At the heart of that is our sponsorship assets and the O2. ...
Giggs and Neville skyscrapers 'threaten Manchester's heritage' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 16th of February 2017 09:00:37 AM
....David Beckham: The biggest name of Manchester United’s famed Class of 92, Beckham hung up his boots in 2013 after becoming the first English player to win league titles in four countries. The former England captain now has his own fashion range, a number of lucrative advertising and sponsorship deals and he is a global ambassador for Unicef. ...
The Co-op Bank is the new Bradford & Bingley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 13th of February 2017 02:34:40 PM
.... But with Moët, Veuve, Tattinger, Krug and others, the French have superbly branded their output and priced it accordingly. Will this branding predominance survive? English producers are snapping away; Chapel Down sponsors the Oxford/Cambridge boat race, while Bolney has Wimbledon. ...
Trump means happy days are here again for the UK’s arms exporters | Paul Rogers image
....In addition to direct lobbying of MPs and their advisers, by trade unions as well as the companies, there is the assiduous funding of thinktanks and university research, as well as support for conferences. The process even extends to the sponsoring of the Royal British Legion by Lockheed and BAE, perhaps with unconscious irony. ...
How Xi Jinping's global ambitions could thrive as Trump turns inward image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of February 2017 12:25:10 PM
.... “When I see Xi Jinping at Davos defending the open global economic order, I feel very good about that – and even a small measure of personal satisfaction as somebody who worked in the government on China policy,” she said. “I believe the United States actually has sponsored China’s emergence as a constructive global power – not just allowed it but really, actively encouraged it – and I don’t see anything bad about that. ...
Under Armour reveals bounceback plan after shares plummet 30% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 9th of February 2017 07:00:16 AM
. Tom Brady is enjoying a better February than the company that sponsors him. ...
Left out in the cold over housebuilder’s reservation fee image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 7th of February 2017 07:01:07 AM
.... And it is not just the different provisions of various codes that can cause a problem. “There is no compulsion for the various code sponsors to share information about their blacklisted builders with other warranty providers, so a rogue builder, banned by one code, can simply approach another warranty provider with a different code, and continue to make money at the expense of the consumer. ...
Dooming stock markets are a warning sign for those with long memories image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Sunday 5th of February 2017 12:01:00 AM
.... . Snap makes its money through advertising, such as sponsoring the lenses and filters used to augment the photos people send using Snapchat or by screening short adverts between videos. ...
Statisticians fear Trump White House will manipulate figures to fit narrative image
.... This is already under way. Two Republican-sponsored bills are attempting to nullify a 2015 housing regulation aimed at addressing racial segregation in cities such as Baltimore and Chicago, simply by halting data collection. ...
Work till you drop: when will you retire — and do you want to? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 30th of January 2017 08:01:23 AM
.... “I am very well-qualified, and experienced in the investigation of corporate financial crime but I can’t get work, which I think is only because of my age,” said Philippa, who asked me not to use her surname. For the past nine months, she has had to attend a two-year “work programme” sponsored by the Department for Work and Pensions three times a week. ...
BT fires opening shot at Sky in new Champions League rights battle image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 05:43:28 PM
....BT is understood to have “done the rounds” of potential free-to-air partners, with Sky set to do the same, ahead of first round bids being submitted to the governing body Uefa in March. Champions League sponsors have expressed concerns about the lack of exposure under BT’s £900m exclusive deal, compared with a pay/free deal with Sky and ITV which provided larger audiences. ...
Booker Tesco deal has hedge funds in a funk image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM
. Given that it is still trying to get over having mis-stated its profits by £263m during 2014, it seems rather apt that Tesco is buying a business best-known for sponsoring a fiction prize. ...
‘You owe your employer a debt of gratitude’ – our work expert responds image
....You’re right to think hard before jumping ship as soon as you (hopefully) gain your qualification in August. Not only do you owe your current employer a debt of gratitude for having sponsored you but, even more practically, such a move would undoubtedly make any future employer think twice about taking on someone so seemingly disloyal. ...
BT shareholders will remember profit warning for years | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 24th of January 2017 05:47:06 PM
.... Pension contributions are set to rise substantially next year and the pension trustees, overseeing a fund with a deficit of £6. 2bn at the last count, won’t be impressed by the non-appearance of £1bn in the sponsor’s coffers. ...
Theresa May's post-Brexit industrial strategy ducks tough decisions | Nils Pratley image
.... But the intriguing detail is that it all happened in 2013. Sainsbury’s didn’t think it worth mentioning to shareholders, even in the years when its annual report scrupulously addressed the motor-racing sponsorship deals that some suppliers gave to the son of Justin King, chief executive at the time. ...
Can post-Brexit London survive as Europe's cultural and financial capital? image
....There is no doubt that in the days following the referendum, the mood among a business community known for its optimism and energy was one of anxiety and gloom. Stories of investment deals abruptly collapsing were compounded when a German political party sponsored a van to drive around east London with the message “Dear start-ups, keep calm and move to Berlin”. ...
Sainsbury's chairman sanctioned for using staff to work on country home image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 23rd of January 2017 07:00:26 AM
.... He was previously chairman of Logica, the IT and management consultancy, as well as private equity firm 3i and for many years was finance director of GUS, the former Argos to Burberry group. As pointed out in the company’s internal report, Tyler had reason to pay close attention to the company’s policy on conflicts of interest because in 2012 he led a review into sponsorship deals with Sainsbury’s suppliers held by the racing driver son of Justin King, the then chief executive. ...
Formula One pulled a fast one on the US taxman – and it's all perfectly legal image
.... According to senior advisers working with Liberty it is planning to repeat that scheme in the United States. Delta Topco’s revenue comes from four main sources – fees from race organizers, broadcasters and sponsors as well as the sale of corporate hospitality tickets. ...
Chinese company Alibaba signs deal to be major sponsor of Olympic Games image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 19th of January 2017 01:41:33 PM
.... It proved a prescient decision, as Alibaba become one of the world’s richest companies. On Thursday, in another sign of Chinese companies’ increasing willingness to flex their financial muscle and sign major global sporting deals, Ma was happily handing over millions of dollars after agreeing what he called a “historical” deal for Alibaba to be a leading sponsor of the summer and winter Olympics until 2028. ...
Cyber security takes centre stage in the age of Trump image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 16th of January 2017 07:30:17 AM
....”. The accelerator was set up with funding from corporate sponsors, including BAE Systems and investment firm Winton, which provides the office space where it takes place. ...
E-made it image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 12th of January 2017 12:37:18 AM
.... A sports marketing firm in the southern town of Porto Alegre saw potential in Wendell Lira and offered him a five-year contract as an e-athlete. He now makes money by playing in championships, hosting a YouTube channel with tips for players and selling sponsorship for his online programme. ...
Parody-defying World Economic Forum must do better image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 07:33:53 PM
....It’s easy to sneer, of course. Some people return from Davos claiming to have been stimulated, and not just by the hospitality of the 120 (count ’em) sponsors, mostly multinational companies. ...
UK office workers spend £350 a year on tea and leaving presents image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 12:01:02 AM
. The typical British employee can expect to spend more than £14,000 during their working life on the daily costs of being in the office, including afternoon tea runs, cards and gifts for leaving colleagues and sponsorship for co-workers’ charitable pursuits, according to research. ...
'A major bank will fail' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 6th of January 2017 12:06:14 AM
....Forget Kim Kardashian, it's hacking that could break the internet - and much more besides. As accusations of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election continue to reverberate around the world, hackers - whether private or state-sponsored - would seem to be getting the upper hand. ...
Money Shop owner receives bid approach image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 5th of January 2017 03:00:07 PM
.... Dollar Financial UK says that it has now changed the way it operates. The company, which is currently owned by the US firm DFC Group, is a major sponsor of Wolverhampton Wanderers football club. ...
Final salary pension deficit of biggest listed firms in UK 'hits £137bn' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 4th of January 2017 05:32:53 PM
....Alan Baker, Mercer’s UK defined benefit risk leader, said: “After a very challenging year, pension deficits increased again and end the year more than three times higher than the end of 2015. This continues to put real pressure on any risk management plans, and will require trustees and corporate sponsors to work closely together. ...
Boohoo set to bid for US fashion label Nasty Gal image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 28th of December 2016 06:11:19 PM
....1m in the year ending 1 February 2016, including sales of vintage clothing and third-party brands, which are excluded from the proposed transaction. When it filed for bankruptcy protection the company said it wanted to “attract a new equity partner or sponsor,” to help it move forward. ...
The restaurateur on a mission to save Britain's curry houses image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 23rd of December 2016 05:37:58 PM
.... A chef from outside the EU must be paid £29,570 a year in order to qualify for a visa from the UK government, which becomes cripplingly expensive for restaurateurs once accommodation and meal costs are added. Worse still, sponsor licences cannot be granted to restaurants that have a takeaway service – a business model which is vital even to high-end curry houses like Le Raj. ...
Italy's political class should be very alarmed if MPS needs state bailout image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 07:38:35 PM
. Monte dei Paschi di Siena’s attempt to float itself off the rocks with private capital appears doomed and a state-sponsored bailout looks inevitable. ...
Ikea says illegal teenage sleepovers must end image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 11:26:12 AM
....Ikea is urging teenagers to stop creeping into its stores and having illegal sleepovers. About 10 "non-sponsored sleepovers" have been logged across the world by the Swedish furniture giant this year. ...
Lloyds's MBNA deal: good for the bank, bad for competition | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of December 2016 12:01:02 AM
.... The first is to applaud Lloyds’ escape from the hell of restructuring and provisioning. The bank hadn’t made an acquisition since the miserable crisis-era grab of HBOS, the deal that came with a state-sponsored bailout. ...
Yahoo hack image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 02:16:51 PM
.... . Yahoo said it suspected a state-sponsored attacker was involved in both thefts. ...
Were Yahoo hackers state-sponsored? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 08:02:00 AM
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Risks and rewards image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 15th of December 2016 12:21:34 AM
....Live streaming is also a pillar at Japanese sportswear and footwear company Asics. It regularly live streams from events it sponsors, such as the New York Marathon, or beach volleyball tournaments. ...
'One billion' affected by Yahoo hack image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 10:36:16 PM
....". Yahoo said some of the breach could be linked to state-sponsored activity, as with the previous attack. ...
Yahoo hack: 1bn accounts compromised by biggest data breach in history image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 10:25:31 PM
....“An unauthorised party” broke into the accounts, Yahoo said in a statement posted on its website. The company believes the hacks are connected and that the breaches are “state-sponsored”. ...
Hard-pressed private tenants need a union to stand up for their rights | Penny Anderson image
.... Imagine if we had house lawyers or a firm on retainer?. A tenants union could speak up for their interests at Westminster and Holyrood, ideally even sponsoring an MP (or MSP). ...
Courtside gambling ads dumped from Australian Open image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 9th of December 2016 05:44:59 AM
...."It's a welcome step provided there's no sting in the tale," the anti-gambling politician told the BBC. "Ultimately I want to see an end to all gambling sponsorship at sporting events because so many children are exposed to it. ...
Spread betting firms end winning run as FCA clamps down image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 07:14:57 PM
.... The statistic has been an open secret for years. The high loss ratio is the reason why the industry is so addicted to celebrity endorsements and high-profile sports sponsorships – it is constantly in need of fresh mugs. ...
What is financial spread betting and why do most people lose at it? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 04:01:53 PM
.... There are no dividends with spread betting. Why do so many financial spread-betting companies sponsor football and rugby clubs?. ...
The idiot's guide to spread betting image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 6th of December 2016 01:45:40 PM
....". The FCA is also concerned that the firms are increasingly targeting more naive customers with their adverting, such as with sports team sponsorships. ...
Sleeping on toilet floors image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 5th of December 2016 12:03:06 AM
....Finally able to rent a home for himself and his son, his career then rapidly ascended into the stratosphere, and in 1987 he opened his own investment firm, Gardner Rich. Today Mr Gardner, 62, is worth an estimated $60m (£48m), travels the world as a motivational speaker, and sponsors a number of homeless charities and organisations that combat violence against women. ...
Greece must reform or leave eurozone, says German minister image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of December 2016 04:29:20 PM
....Time is of the essence. The economic crisis enveloping Greece is far from over despite more than €300bn of emergency loans since 2010 when, after its first brush with bankruptcy, it received its first EU-IMF sponsored bailout. ...
Mourinho faces tax probe call over Sunday Times claims image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 4th of December 2016 12:05:04 AM
....7m) to the British Virgin Islands at the end of 2014. The paper says the striker received sponsorship fees which were moved via two Irish companies to the tax haven, 11 days before Spain changed an advantageous tax law. ...
Should you buy your Christmas tree this weekend? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 3rd of December 2016 07:00:15 AM
....The fragrance of a real tree is why many people say they prefer them, but keep an eye out for that hardy annual tabloid headline, “Could YOU be allergic to your Christmas tree?”. Moulds that grow on trees can, it seems, trigger asthma attacks, sneezing and a runny nose, say researchers, some of whom are not even sponsored by manufacturers of hay fever remedies. ...
Fallout from Italy's referendum will be both financial and political image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 07:00:56 PM
....The only solid cure is a combination of fresh capital and the infliction of financial pain on some classes of bondholders. The latter is politically explosive – because so many bank bonds are held by pensioners – but demanded by new eurozone restrictions on state-sponsored bailouts. ...
Dry bars offer redemption in the Christmas party season image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 1st of December 2016 07:00:40 AM
....According to Emily Robinson, deputy chief executive of the charity Alcohol Concern, chain bars and pubs are also widening their non-alcoholic drinks menus, in part due to the popularity of charitable initiatives. Alcohol Concern is behind the Zero Alcohol Awards and Dry January, during which participants abstain from alcohol and either donate the money they would have spent or commit to a challenge and collect sponsorship. ...
Iceland v Iceland: retailer to visit Reykjavik to thaw trademark row image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 02:06:11 PM
.... This relationship came to an end with the £1. 5bn management buyout of the company in 2012, but Iceland the company has continued to have a warm relationship with Iceland the country through the ownership of three Iceland stores there, export sales of Iceland products to other retailers throughout the country, and sponsorship of the Icelandic national team in this year’s European football championships. ...
North Sea oil firms see hope after turmoil, survey reveals image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 29th of November 2016 12:01:33 AM
....”. Uisdean Vass, oil and gas partner at law firm Bond & Dickinson, which sponsored the report, said the industry was showing “signs of the green shoots of recovery [. ...
Big football clubs take on Facebook with new social media network image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 28th of November 2016 12:01:14 AM
....“It has been designed to engage and attract millennials from across the globe and we know this is a critical audience for advertisers to reach,” said Burns. Burns said that from this week Dugout will be promoted to fans in partner club stadiums, such as on digital advertising hoardings alongside sponsors and other brands, as well as in match programmes and on club websites. ...
Rosberg revs up image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 27th of November 2016 02:49:56 PM
....German driver Nico Rosberg has climbed the podium to receive a first Formula 1 world championship, and his earnings are about to get a leg-up too. As well as pocketing sizeable bonuses from his F1 team Mercedes, he is also poised to take advantage on the sponsor and endorsements front. ...
Pensions Regulator demands information from Sir Philip Green’s Arcadia image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 22nd of November 2016 07:46:56 PM
.... In her letter to Field, Titcomb, who give evidence to MPs on Wednesday about the regulation of pension schemes, said TPR had “no issues” with previous triennial valuations of the Arcadia pension scheme in 2007, 2010 and 2013 but had opened talks with the company and the pension trustees about the latest valuation. Titcomb said: “We have had separate discussions with the trustees to better understand the schemes’ position with respect to their sponsoring employers. ...
May just about manages to hold CBI's attention - thanks to a moth image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 07:09:05 PM
.... Business leaders aren’t that keen on hearing how only 35% of the country trust them from someone even fewer people trust to have a convincing plan. A further piece of unfortunate timing was that Deloitte were sponsoring the conference and Theresa had to make her speech with their logo on the screen behind her. ...
Pension cold calling to be banned after rise in scams image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 19th of November 2016 12:01:53 AM
....Pension firms will be given more powers to block suspicious transfers, preventing people’s life savings from being transferred without any checks. The rules will also stop small self-administered schemes from being set up using a dormant company as the sponsoring employer. ...
Manchester United face £20m Adidas Champions League blow image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 17th of November 2016 03:45:08 PM
. Manchester United will lose more than £20m in sponsorship income from Adidas if they fail to qualify for next year's Champions League. ...
Price of Football 2016: Premier League cuts cost of tickets image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 10:00:06 PM
...."Football should be accessible to everyone, from Sunday League to Premier League. "I am pleased to see the average cost of Premier League tickets come down this year, but with the amount of television and sponsorship money being pumped into football - more needs to be done. ...
Barcelona signs sponsorship deal with Rakuten image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 16th of November 2016 06:52:02 PM
Ron Dennis: McLaren boss ends his 35-year tenure image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of November 2016 05:29:03 PM
....Honda entered F1 when it was not ready, a decision at least partly down to McLaren, whose engine partnership with Mercedes was ending in 2014 and who pushed for the Honda deal to start as soon as possible. Dennis has also failed to secure a new title sponsor to replace mobile phone giant Vodafone, which left at the end of 2013. ...
Growing pains image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of November 2016 01:04:42 AM
....The financially successful 2015 Rugby World Cup in England was followed this year by the Sevens version of the game being contested at the Olympic Games for the first time, attracting attention in previously untapped parts of the world. That has left World Rugby juggling a number of positive challenges - continuing the global growth of the game, taking the sport into new markets, enhancing fan engagement, growing the women's game, and engaging with sponsors and broadcasters. ...
Neoliberalism: the deep story that lies beneath Donald Trump’s triumph | George Monbiot image
....By the time Thatcher slammed his book on the table, a lively network of thinktanks, lobbyists and academics promoting Hayek’s doctrines had been established on both sides of the Atlantic, abundantly financed by some of the world’s richest people and businesses, including DuPont, General Electric, the Coors brewing company, Charles Koch, Richard Mellon Scaife, Lawrence Fertig, the William Volker Fund and the Earhart Foundation. Using psychology and linguistics to brilliant effect, the thinkers these people sponsored found the words and arguments required to turn Hayek’s anthem to the elite into a plausible political programme. ...
Basic income for all: a 500-year-old idea whose time has come? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 11:28:56 PM
....The argument is being heard in a number of countries. Swiss voters pondered such a scheme this year, before rejecting it; Finland is running a non-universal pilot program next year; Y-Combinator, a Silicon Valley incubator firm, will sponsor a similar test in Oakland, California. ...
ITV revenues hit by 'cautious' advertisers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 08:26:56 AM
....”. Despite this claim ITV still relies on TV advertising and sponsorship for more than half its total annual £3bn revenues, and 85% of revenues come from the UK market. ...
Tesco Bank cyber-thieves stole £2.5m from 9,000 people image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 10:10:43 PM
.... Conservative MP Chris Philp, a member of the Treasury select committee, has raised the idea that it could have been the work of a foreign power. “I think we can’t rule out the possibility, at all, that this is state-sponsored,” he told the BBC earlier this week. ...
Tesco Bank cyber raid 'unprecedented', says financial regulator image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of November 2016 11:48:52 AM
.... Conservative MP Chris Philp, a member of the Treasury select committee, has raised the idea it could have been the work of a foreign power. “I think we can’t rule out the possibility, at all, that this is state-sponsored,” he told the BBC earlier this week. ...

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