whatsapp The service sector activity jumped unexpectedly in March to show its fastest pace of growth in over a year.The Markit/CIPS services PMI index, a measure of activity growth as reported by purchasing managers, surged to a 13-month high of 57.1 in March from an unrevised 52.6 in February, beating even the most optimistic analyst’s forecast.There is a question mark over the sustainability of the increase, however, as some firms reported benefiting from a spurt of public spending in March, the end of the last fiscal year before government spending cuts begin in earnest.The 4.5 point rise in the index is the second-biggest increase since the survey started in 1996, and was only exceeded in January this year, when activity rebounded strongly after contracting due to December’s unusually heavy snow.Data company Markit said that based on March’s figures it now believed British GDP grew 0.8 per cent in the first quarter of the year, up from a 0.5 per cent estimate after February’s PMI data for the services, manufacturing and construction sectors. 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 TimesMoneyPailShe Was An Actress, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepediaZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen HeraldBetterBeDrones Capture Images No One Was Suppose to SeeBetterBeElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Heraldautooverload.comDeclassified Vietnam War Photos The Public Wasn’t Meant To Seeautooverload.com John Dunne Tuesday 5 April 2011 5:10 am Show Comments ▼ More From Our Partners Killer drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgSupermodel Anne Vyalitsyna claims income drop, pushes for child supportnypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.com Service sector bounces back Share whatsapp Tags: NULL
Illovo Sugar Limited (ILLOVO.mw) listed on the Malawi Stock Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2010 interim results for the half year.For more information about Illovo Sugar Limited (ILLOVO.mw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Illovo Sugar Limited (ILLOVO.mw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Illovo Sugar Limited (ILLOVO.mw) 2010 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileIllovo Sugar Limited is a South African-based enterprise and Africa’s largest producer of raw sugar and sugar brands produced from sugar cane grown by its own agricultural operations and independent growers. It operates in six African countries and exports products to sub-Saharan Africa, the European Union and the United States. Illovo Sugar Malawi is based in Limbe in the Blantyre District. Illovo Sugar Limited operates in four segments; cane growing, sugar production, downstream and co-generation products. The Cane Growing division grows sugar cane which is used in the production of sugar productions. The Sugar Production division manufactures and markets Illovo Sugar brands. The Downstream and Co-generation division manufactures and markets brands that are by-products of the production process, including furfural and alcohol. Illovo Sugar Limited also supplies surplus electricity generated in the sugar production process. Illovo Sugar Limited is a subsidiary of Associated British Foods plc. Illovo Sugar Limited is listed on the Malawi Stock Exchange
Mainland Real Estate Ltd (MAIN.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Investment sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Mainland Real Estate Ltd (MAIN.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Mainland Real Estate Ltd (MAIN.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Mainland Real Estate Ltd (MAIN.mu) 2018 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileMainland Real Estate Limited is a real estate company that is focused on investments in undervalued and high quality investment grade real estate assets as well as companies which deliver suitable returns for investors through both income and capital growth. Lux Island Resorts Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.
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Welsh churches unite in forum to safeguard children and vulnerable adults Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Posted Mar 23, 2016 [Anglican Communion News Service] The Church in Wales has joined with other Christian denominations in the country as well as expert and survivor organisations in a new forum to safeguard children and vulnerable adults and to ensure that all churches in Wales are safe places for them.The Welsh Christian Safeguarding Forum brings together the safeguarding officers from churches throughout Wales and has been established to share and develop best practice and to give Christian organisations a stronger voice on safeguarding issues in Wales.In addition to the churches’ safeguarding officers, the forum includes representatives from the group Minister and Clergy Sexual Abuse Survivors (MASCAS), as well as the Churches Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS). A CCPAS Associate, Simon Plant, will chair the new forum.“The Church in Wales is doing all it can to ensure churches are safe places for children and all vulnerable people and we welcome the Forum as a chance to strengthen our work and share good practice with other denominations – particularly in how we respond to survivors of abuse,” the Church in Wales’ head of safeguarding, Elaine Cloke, said, “All the safeguarding officers have shown enthusiasm and commitment to the Forum and we all hope it will give us a stronger voice to lobby the Welsh Government on those areas of safeguarding which are devolved – the quantity and complexity of which have increased rapidly over the past few years.”In order to ensure it is fully representative of Christians in Wales, the Forum has begun an engagement project with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) churches and communities throughout the country. It is also seeking to develop strong links with the Inter-faith Council for Wales, the Welsh Assembly Cross Party Working Group on Faith and, in a wider UK context, with the Churches Forum for Safeguarding.Simon Plant, the chair of the new forum, said: “We are delighted that the WCSF has been established with a fantastic commitment from all major denominations, the engagement of BAME churches being a main priority. Especially significant is its co-ordinated approach to safeguarding across the country, including promoting and sharing best practice in every major denomination.“This will, I am sure, make a major contribution to keeping potentially at-risk children, vulnerable adults and abuse survivors much safer, both in the churches they attend and within other Christian bodies and communities.”The WCSF has two main objectives. Firstly, it seeks to provide a co-ordinated, unified approach and voice from Christian organisations to devolved safeguarding issues in Wales. Secondly, it desires to improve safeguarding in Christian communities by developing and sharing evidence-based best practice.The British government has established a statutory Independent Inquiry Child Sexual Abuse, chaired by New Zealand High Court Judge, Dame Lowell Goddard. An investigative strand of the “broad and unprecedented” inquiry will explore The Church in Wales and the Church of England are the subject of an investigative strand of the Inquiry, which will “assess the appropriateness of safeguarding and child protection policies and practices in the Anglican Church” and “the adequacy of the Past Cases Review of the Church of England and the Historic Cases Review of the Church in Wales.”A preliminary hearing was held at the Royal Courts of Justice last week in which a number of people applied for “core participant” status. Full hearings are expected to begin in the Autumn. 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Arnau Vergés i Tejero Houses Manufacturers: Simón, Formigons Coll, Fustes Esteba Design Team:Arnau Vergés, Jordi CusidóCity:BoscdetoscaCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Marc TorraRecommended ProductsDoorsdormakabaEntrance Doors – Revolving Door 4000 SeriesWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40WoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesWoodBruagBalcony BalustradesText description provided by the architects. I remember the first conversation very well: ‘I have a plot in that neighborhood, it’s right next to the park. I would like to build a simple, discreet house… And practical, very practical’. Maybe she was talking to me about that idealized practicality? The one that we think will lead us to happiness, and then we realize that what we want is to blow the trumpet or climb a very high summit. I am sorry, but what I was really interested in was that park. Save this picture!© Marc TorraSave this picture!Save this picture!© Marc TorraAnd the peace of discreet houses, those that are not being loud.Two horizontal planes of concrete define this simple construction that is stretched over a meadow. Between sky and ground, a skin of wooden planks stoically resists being pressed by the bulk of both, while enveloping everything that is necessary to be practically happy.Save this picture!© Marc TorraSave this picture!Save this picture!© Marc TorraThe park house playfully dissolves the boundaries of its terrain. On the south side, there is a garden that the house openly contemplates, it extends beyond the bushes beautifully integrating itself into the park. To the north, there is an orchard both charming and ephemeral, which reminds us of how generous the land is. And, in the street, concealed by the opal glass, a maple-tree, boastful of its beauty, invites us to whisper to ourselves that nothing is what it seems.Save this picture!© Marc TorraProject gallerySee allShow lessClifton 301 Building / OKHASelected ProjectsCampo Lindo House / Pedro Vasco Ferreira Architecture StudioSelected Projects Share The Park House / Arnau estudi d’arquitectura Lead Architect: Save this picture!© Marc Torra+ 20Curated by Clara Ott Share Architects: Arnau estudi d’arquitectura Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” CopyHouses•Boscdetosca, Spain Area: 182 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Year: ArchDaily Photographs: Marc Torra Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Photographs 2018 The Park House / Arnau estudi d’arquitecturaSave this projectSaveThe Park House / Arnau estudi d’arquitectura ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/921505/the-park-house-arnau-estudi-darquitectura Clipboard Projects “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/921505/the-park-house-arnau-estudi-darquitectura Clipboard Spain CopyAbout this officeArnau estudi d’arquitecturaOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesBoscdetoscaSpainPublished on July 22, 2019Cite: “The Park House / Arnau estudi d’arquitectura” [La casa del parque / Arnau estudi d’arquitectura] 22 Jul 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Jacki commented that they had taken the decision to remove a detailed fundraising section part way through the project simply because it would have been so large it might have detracted form the core focus of the book. Ruth added that in order to give readers the best support, they had decided to focus on just the legal aspects of operating a NFP organisation, including some core best practice advice to augment the legal coverage. – Lotteries, raffles and bingo – Sponsorship – Door to door and street Collections – Obligations under The charities Act (2006) – Confidentiality ISBN 978 1 906294 07 6 – Data protection 55 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis – Gifts and legacies – Criminal Records checking – And so on… Both Jacki and Ruth were involved in the first edition, launched in 1985, and Ruth put the raft of legislative changes into context by explaining that the first edition comprised 68 pages which included a section on best practices for fundraising. The newest edition is 310 pages and, whilst there is a section covering the legal aspects of fundraising, there is no longer an in-depth focus on best practices. Specific fundraising aspects covered do include: – Employment law – Payroll giving The 8th Edition was compiled by the authors with the support of many experienced third sector practitioners and the law firm Bates Wells and Braithwaite. The publisher is the Directory for Social Change (DSC). 8th edition of Voluntary But Not Amateur highlights significant changes in law and best practice Howard Lake | 27 May 2009 | News – Financial procedures for managing funds raised Advertisement Tagged with: Law / policy Management AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis – Gift Aid – Trading Officially launched on the 20th May, the 8th edition of the best-selling book Voluntary but not Amateur highlighted exactly how much has changed in the NFP sector from a legal perspective. Positioned as a guide aimed particularly at smaller charities, the book’s authors Ruth Hayes and Jacki Reason explained that their focus was on providing the best advice around the plethora of legal, best practice and other regulatory issues faced by NFP organisations.Plethora is the right word. www.dsc.org.uk Since 1985 there have been changes across practically every aspect of the law relating to running organisations and significant sections are now included covering: 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.
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. Advertisement Tagged with: Events 395 total views, 2 views today 396 total views, 3 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 Melanie May | 7 February 2020 | News Focus shifting towards lifetime value in events fundraising, survey finds AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis2 71% of those involved in events fundraising expect to begin to shift their focus more towards lifetime value than in-year fundraising in 2020, according to a recent survey conducted by mass events agency massive.Almost 60% in massive’s survey strongly agree that fundraising will be harder, with many facing pressure on budgets, increasing expectations from participants and the challenge of attracting and recruiting new participants.However, event teams are optimistic that a longer term approach built around improved messaging will build stronger relationships with supporters and go beyond just one event to deliver greater value lifetime fundraising.John Tasker, Director of massive, said:“In a changing and increasingly competitive market where charities need to work harder to recruit participants it makes absolute sense to focus on inspiring, retaining and focusing those supporters who have been acquired through events. Everything we see suggests this delivers greater income over the long term.“Based on what we’re hearing from event professionals, 2020 will see more events, bigger budgets, increased demand for support from agencies and recruitment of additional headcount to support that growth.”massive surveyed over 300 event professionals working in mass participation and outdoor events, from UK charities, brands, rights holders and event management companies, to get their views on what 2020 holds.Overall there was a positive outlook amongst these event professionals with 71% saying they are optimistic about the year ahead and 73% saying they plan on being involved in more events than 2019. However, 86% expect their jobs to be more demanding this year. In addition to the demands of delivering more events the three main challenges expected this year are pressure on budgets, competing with other events to recruit participants and securing sponsor and commercial partners.