Sunday 28 November 2010 7:50 pm KCS-content Tags: NULL Show Comments ▼ Breastfeeding rooms to be required in the office whatsapp Share whatsapp More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.org BUSINESS leaders have reacted with dismay at proposals that will allow working mothers to bring their babies to work and expect employers to provide private breastfeeding rooms, to be put forward by the government tomorrow.Health secretary, Andrew Lansley, said over the weekend that he intended to introduce the proposals earlier than required by the European Pregnant Workers directive, and is planning to launch a pilot scheme including hundreds of businesses in the next few months.“Breastfeeding is one of the best ways to give babies good health, but our society doesn’t always make it easy for new mums to do it,” he said. “If we can make it easier, more mums would breastfeed and they might do it for longer.”But Stephen Alambritis, spokesman for the Federation of Small Businesses, said firms were struggling to cope with continual new additions to employment legislation.“Each one in itself is reasonable and justifiable, but together, year on year, the cumulative impact is the cost of a job,” he said. “At a time when the private sector is expected to pick up the job losses in the public sector, now is not the time to be introducing a raft of employment regulations.”
The bookmaker explained that having received an initial written proposal from Apollo on 27 August, it then received a further offer from the firm, while Caesars made its own proposal. Last month, Caesars Entertainment Inc. – the name for the combined business – reported a $1.17bn net loss for the first half of the year. The operators announced the deal in June last year, with Eldorado agreeing to pay $17.3bn – comprising $7.2bn in cash and around 77m Eldorado common shares – to take ownership of Caesars. Caesars addressed this in the statement on its own offer, saying that if Apollo were to acquire William Hill, Caesars would then be entitled to terminate rights associated with the joint venture it operators with William Hill in the US. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Any offer would be subject to approval of William Hill shareholders, though the bookmaker’s board of directors has indicated that the proposed terms of the bid mean it would be minded to recommend that the offer be accepted. The offer would see Caesars pay 272.0 pence for each William Hill share, with the operator also revealing that it has finalised its due diligence and will make a further announcement on the potential offer when appropriate. Caesars, which has a 20% equity ownership in the venture to William Hill’s 80%, said that any acquisition agreement with Apollo would see it terminate mobile market access rights and rights to operate sportsbooks at it premises that are granted to the venture by Caesars. “We look forward to working with William Hill to support future growth in the US by providing our customers with a superior and comprehensive experience across all areas of gaming, sports betting and entertainment.” “The opportunity to combine our land-based casinos, sports betting and online gaming in the US is a truly exciting prospect,” Caesars’ chief executive Tom Reeg said. “William Hill’s sports betting expertise will complement Caesars’ current offering, enabling the combined group to better serve our customers in the fast-growing US sports betting and online market. Caesars said that it intends to pursue a more integrated arrangement with an unnamed media company to further align interests and create an enhanced customer offering. Finance In terms of how Caesars would finance the acquisition, the operator said it plans to launch an equity capital raise today (28 September) with proceeds from this to be put towards the purchase. Details of the offer comes after it was revealed last week that both Caesars and alternative investments giant Apollo Global Management had put forward separate cash proposals to acquire the business. The takeover bid would also require customary antitrust and regulatory gaming approvals, but Caesars said it would expect to secure this approval and complete the transaction in the second half of 2021. Caesars details £2.9bn takeover offer for William Hill In addition, should the acquisition go ahead, William Hill would have complete access to Caesars’ loyalty programme, in an arrangement Caesars said would benefit all customers. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Caesars also said the combined business would have a “world class” portfolio of assets, as well as the ability to access Caesars’ pre-existing relationships with teams and events including being the exclusive casino partner of the National Football League. US gaming giant Caesars Entertainment Inc. has set out further details of its possible cash offer for William Hill, saying that it is set to make a bid worth £2.9bn (€3.29bn/$3.71bn) for the bookmaker. Going into detail on the benefits it believed the acquisition would have on the wider business, Caesars said a combined business would better serve customers in the US, as well as increase its market access in the country and provide a more unified customer experience by consolidating applications and wallets. Email Address Caesars would also use existing cash as well as $2.0bn of new non-recourse debt facilities, which it intends to enter into and secure against William Hill’s non-US businesses. Through this joint venture, William Hill runs online sports betting operations through Caesars’ market access in each state and retail sports betting in Caesars’ properties as well as those of other casino operators across the US. However, should Caesars succeed with its offer, the operator said it would seek to broaden the scope of the venture to maximise the opportunity in the sports betting and gaming sector, as well as provide an enhanced customer experience. 28th September 2020 | By Aaron Noy The combination, Caesars said, would also allow for greater alignment with media companies. Caesars already has in place a multi-year relationship with ESPN, while William Hill has a partnership with CBS. Regions: UK & Ireland US Topics: Finance The potential offer comes after the legacy Caesars Entertainment Corporation business in July was acquired by Eldorado Resorts, in a reverse merger deal that the operators said created the largest casino and entertainment business in the US.
Zimplow Holdings Limited (ZIMW.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Engineering sector has released it’s 2012 circular results for the half year.For more information about Zimplow Holdings Limited (ZIMW.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Zimplow Holdings Limited (ZIMW.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Zimplow Holdings Limited (ZIMW.zw) 2012 circular results for the half year.Company ProfileZimplow Holdings Limited manufactures and markets a diverse range of products for the construction, infrastructure and agricultural sectors in Zimbabwe. It also manufactures and distributes metal fasteners for the mining, construction and agricultural sector, and has interests in property management and leasing. The Farming division consists of three business units; Mealiebrand, Farmec and Afritrac which oversee the manufacturing of animal-drawn equipment and tractors, and spare parts for agricultural equipment. The Mining and Infrastructure division manufactures and distributes mining equipment, spare parts and related products through four divisions; Barzem, Mealie Brand, CT Bolts and Farmec. Zimplow Holdings Limited is a marketing and distribution agent in Zimbabwe for Massey Ferguson, Valtra, Caterpillar, Perkins, Falcon, Challenger, Vicon and Monosem. Zimplow Holdings Limited is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange
PrimeTime Property Holdings Limited (PRIMET.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2013 abridged results.For more information about PrimeTime Property Holdings Limited (PRIMET.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the PrimeTime Property Holdings Limited (PRIMET.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: PrimeTime Property Holdings Limited (PRIMET.bw) 2013 abridged results.Company ProfilePrime Time Property Holdings is a variable rate loan stock company with interests in property investment, property development and property management. The company has invested in a diversified portfolio of office, retail and industrial properties in the major towns and cities of Botswana, and recently acquired two properties in Zambia on a sale and leaseback basis with G4S Zambia. Prime Time Property Holdings Limited acquires properties owned by vendors through acquisition agreements which it then offers to investors through the sale of Linked Units. Its property portfolio in Botswana is made up of 16 fund properties located in Gaborone, Ramotswa, Francistown, Ghanzi, Lobatse and Serowe. Commercial properties in its Botswana portfolio include Prime Plaza, Letshego Place and the South African High Commission.
FTN Cocoa Processing Limited (FTNCOC.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Food sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about FTN Cocoa Processing Limited (FTNCOC.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the FTN Cocoa Processing Limited (FTNCOC.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: FTN Cocoa Processing Limited (FTNCOC.ng) 2019 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileFTN Cocoa processors Plc was formerly registered as Fantastic Traders Nigeria Limited, a Limited Liability Company Which was incorporated in 1991. The company commenced cocoa processing business with third party arrangement (Toll Processing) with Stanmark cocoa processing company limited in 1995 for conversion of cocoa beans into cocoa butter and cocoa cake/powder. The company later extended its third party processing activities to Ile-Oluji, Cocoa Cooperative, Cocoa Akure and Cocoa products , Ede Osun State. Within a period of 13 years it had established strong relations with overseas cocoa product buyers all over the world. We went ahead to solidify our relationship with many local users such as Nestle Nigeria Plc and Promasidor Nigeria Limited; makers of Cowbell Milk and Cocoa products. FTN Cocoa Processing Limited is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
Umeme Limited (UMEME.ug) listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange under the Energy sector has released it’s 2020 interim results for the half year.For more information about Umeme Limited (UMEME.ug) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Umeme Limited (UMEME.ug) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Umeme Limited (UMEME.ug) 2020 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileUmeme Limited supplies and distributes electricity in Uganda. It is the main electricity distribution company in the region; operating and maintaining a distribution network of some 31 790 kilometres of medium and low voltage electricity lines as well as providing after-sales services to its customers. Umeme Limited supplies electricity for domestic, commercial, industrial and public works usage, and is responsible for the purchase of electricity for Independent Power Producers. Umeme Limited is a subsidiary of Umeme Holdings; which is a subsidiary of Actis Infrastructure 2LP. Umeme Limited took over the supply and distribution of electricity in Uganda from UEDCL under a 20-year concession period. Umeme Limited is listed on the Uganda Securities Exchange
Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Comments (1) August 5, 2016 at 6:09 pm I remember Fr. Semon from my days in New Mexico when I was discerning my call to ordained ministry. We had occasion to meet in St. Louis, Missouri when we were at a conference on the church’s future. I knew him as a man of prayer, insight, and wisdom. This news saddens me beyond measure. Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Featured Jobs & Calls Rector Martinsville, VA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Belleville, IL Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH By James L. OvertonPosted Aug 5, 2016 Rector Hopkinsville, KY Rector Smithfield, NC Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Course Director Jerusalem, Israel The Rev. Canon Kenneth J.G. Semon[Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande] The Rev. Canon Kenneth J.G. Semon, 70, died July 28, 2016, from injuries sustained two days earlier in an 18-mile road biking accident near his home.He was a certified skiing instructor, a Ph.D. in English literature who quoted Shakespeare and translated Aramaic and Greek in gripping and erudite 10-minute homilies. He humbly followed without pretense the examples of St. Francis of Assisi, ministering to the needs of the homeless and advocating for those left behind. He mentored those on the pathway to priesthood.He loved great music and quietly brought one of Santa Fe’s acclaimed music groups to a nurturing home. He liked to curl up in unstructured moments with an old-fashioned mystery. He looked forward to a retirement in England with children, grandchildren, and wife and best friend, Caroline.He had been the shepherd and spiritual leader of the Church of the Holy Faith since 2007, living, loving and leading by unequivocal example.“His prayer life was deep and disciplined,” observes the Rev. Jim Gordon, who had followed Semon from acolyte, to deacon and then to the priesthood.“Father Ken loved to celebrate the Eucharist. For him, everything started at the altar. His faith, his teaching, his work in the community — all flowed from the remembrance of Christ’s death, resurrection and ascension.”Semon academic credentials followed his ministry, earning him the accolades of being “an excellent teacher and theologically focused preacher.“He lived life with passion, devotion and was totally committed to the gospel of Jesus Christ and the broader mission of God’s one holy, catholic and apostolic church,” said Bishop Michael Vono of the Diocese of the Rio Grande. “Ken was a very faithful priest serious about his pastoral work with all people and deeply spiritual. Having these gifts and also being a wonderful administrator is not always common among clergy. He had both.”Semon credited a parish of learners for being the driving force behind a variety of Bible-study classes, renewed interest in the spiritual classics, along with prayer groups, missionary outreach and being a role model for Episcopal churches in the diocese.He was one of 40 or so faith and community leaders who met after two particularly brutal Santa Fe winters, which saw about 50 deaths from hypothermia among the homeless. He set about working to find a permanent location for a homeless shelter, one ultimately purchased by the city and renovated. He could be seen frequently supervising admittance or serving hot meals to the hundreds of homeless seeking solace on winter nights.“The shelter relies on the City of Santa Fe and the generosity of Santa Fe faith and community groups, but Father Semon was one of a handful of individuals without which it would not exist,” said Holy Faith parishioner Guy Gronquist, a former chairman and current member of the board.“He loved God, the church and people, and he loved celebrating Mass and serving the needs of the poor in Santa Fe,” Vono said.When Santa Fe’s acclaimed Desert Chorale urgently needed a home for their artful voices, Fr. Ken urged the vestry to open the doors of unused space in Conkey House to the group for a modest fee.In 2015, Vono chose Semon to be one of his diocesan canons for ecumenical affairs. He was also elected chair of the diocesan Standing Committee and was a reader of the General Ordination Examinations. He was also a mentor to clergy new to the priesthood or to Holy Faith.Semon came to the Church of the Holy Faith as a temporary “priest in charge” late in 2007. After serving as interim priest in the parish, the church vestry, in an unprecedented display of solidarity, voted unanimously to make him rector.He was born into a Jewish family in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and was Bar Mitzvah’ed at age 13. He converted to Christianity in his early 30s.He had earned a Ph.D. in English literature and taught at the University of Kentucky before attending Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in Chicago and becoming a priest.The Semons came to Holy Faith from Christ Church in Paradise Valley, Arizona, where he was the rector for some nine years. He had been rector of other Episcopal parishes in Sturgis, Michigan, El Paso, Texas, and St. Louis, Missouri. He had also served as a curate in Lake Forest, Ilinois, and was an assisting priest in Vail, Colorado.Before coming to Holy Faith as priest-in-charge during a time of parish upheaval, the Semons had contemplated retirement, built a home in Taos, and he planned to turn his recreational energy into his love of skiing and teaching at Taos Ski Valley (where he could nearly always be found once a week during the season.) In warmer weather, Semon kept in shape and close to nature by road biking, a sport made even more gratifying after knee replacement surgery in 2011.In addition to his wife, Caroline, Semon is survived by children Jennifer Muller (husband Adrian), Bristol, England; Kathy Johnston (husband Bill), Chicago, Illinois; Jeffrey Semon (wife Anne) San Jose, California; stepson Scott Maynard, Frankfurt, Kentucky; grandchildren Eleanor and Gabriel Muller; C.J., Allie, and Rusty Johnston; and Caitlyn and Kyra Semon.— James L. Overton, a journalist, parishioner at Church of the Holy Faith. Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Collierville, TN Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Comments are closed. 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Irish community foundation opens grant round 26 total views, 2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The second round of Caring Communities grants run by the Community Foundation for Ireland is now accepting applications.There are four distinct categories in this round:LGBT CommunitiesYouth UnemploymentEmergency Respite CareOlder People (encompassing Active Citizenship and Advocacy for Older People)The aim of Caring Communities is to fund innovative and replicable projects which will encourage shared learning and create models of work for peers. Priority will be given to applicants who can clearly demonstrate that this can be achieved. Advertisement 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Capital, core or ongoing costs such as rent, salaries and the main work of an organisation will not be supported. Additionally, any successful applicants will be encouraged to network with other grantees directly and to report on progress as well as being required to participate in a learning event in early 2014.The size of grants available varies between the individual categories and there are eligibility limits depending on the turnover of the organisation.Full criteria and application cover sheets are available on the Community Foundation for Ireland website. Application is by email (Word attachment) only to [email protected] The closing date is 5pm on Friday 28 June 2013. 25 total views, 1 views today Howard Lake | 12 June 2013 | News
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