CITY MOVES | WHO’S SWITCHING JOBS

first_img Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofThe Truth About Bottled Water – Get the Facts on Drinking Bottled WaterGayotBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof Monday 10 January 2011 7:32 pm CITY MOVES | WHO’S SWITCHING JOBS whatsapp Tags: NULL Sharecenter_img KCS-content KPMGBob Pringle (pictured), has been appointed head of equity capital markets at KPMG, joining the company from Hoare Govett. In addition, the company has hired Jonathan Coddington and James Murray as partners. Coddington moves over from Hawkpoint and will be working on KPMG’s healthcare deals team, while Murray comes to the firm from Rothschild and will be concentrating on consumer mergers and acquisitions.SEIThe fiduciary manager has increased the size of its institutional investment team with the hire of Geoffrey Randells as client investment strategist for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He will be based in London and reporting to Terry Gerlich, who is based in the US.Randells has spent five years at KBC Asset Management and has previously worked at Philips, Hager & North as well as CIN Management. At SEI he will be focused on institutional clients.White & CaseThe law firm has increased its cross-border English law mergers and acquisitions team with Gavin Weir. He joins the firm from Simmons and Simmons, where he has been a partner for nearly five years.His speciality is advising on international and domestic M&A, takeovers, auctions and corporate governance.ThreadneedleThe asset manager has appointed Irina Miklavchich as a fund manager in global emerging market equities. She will join the Asia ex Japan team, headed by Vanessa Donegan. She joins the company from Goldman Sachs, where she was an executive director in principle strategies. SecondcapThe creators of SecondaryNet, the private equity online marketplace, has hired Christopher Godfrey as head of business development. by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite Heraldmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen Herald whatsapp Show Comments ▼last_img read more

Virginia Rep files bill to enact 2019 casino legislation

first_img Virginia Representative Barry Knight has pre-filed a bill ahead of the 2020 legislative session that would allow allow the state to enact the provisions of a casino bill passed in 2019. Casino & games Virginia Rep files bill to enact 2019 casino legislation AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Topics: Casino & games Legal & compliance Sports betting Regions: US Virginia Tags: Online Gambling Virginia Representative Barry Knight has pre-filed a bill ahead of the 2020 legislative session that would allow allow the state to enact the provisions of a casino bill passed in 2019.The text of House Bill 4 is identical to SB1126, which was signed into law by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam in March this year. Rather than immediately clearing the path to constructing casinos, that bill instead required a Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to carry out a study of regulatory best practice and the potential impact of gambling on Virginia communities.This report is due to be submitted to the Senate Committee on General Laws and Technology, and House Committee on General Laws, on December 1. Once this has been completed, the Virginia Lottery Board has between January 1 and June 30, 2020 to develop regulations for the vertical.After this, SB1126 said, the matter of casino gambling must be revisited in the following legislative session, which is what Knight’s bill seeks to do. The final decision on whether to allow casinos will then be put to the public in a referendum, which could be added to the November 2020 ballot should HB4 pass into law.As with SB1126, HB4 looks to allow cities in Virginia to permit the construction of casinos, provided they meet a series of criteria. The definition of casino gaming is particularly broad, including sports betting and online gaming under the products that each casino would be permitted to offer.Read the full story on iGB North America. 22nd November 2019 | By contenteditor Email Addresslast_img read more

William Hill opens first stadium sportsbook at DC’s Capital One Arena

first_img Topics: Sports betting Retail sports betting Sportsbook Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Read the full story on iGB North America. 27th May 2021 | By Conor Mulheir William Hill’s complete offering is now available inside the arena, spanning 18,000 square feet over two floors, and featuring sports memorabilia including news headlines highlighting the biggest sporting moments in Washington, DC history, and jerseys hung up throughout the sportsbook from some of the city’s most recognised athletes. In July 2020, it opened a temporary sportsbook space at the venue with betting windows and self-service kiosks. Caesars Entertainment-owned William Hill has opened its full Washington, DC sportsbook at the Capital One Arena, marking the first sportsbook opening in a professional US sports facility. Sports bettingcenter_img Email Address AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Regions: US Washington DC The operator signed an agreement with the arena’s owner, Monumental Sports & Entertainment, in October 2019 to build and operate a sportsbook at the arena. Tags: William Hill Monumental Sports & Entertainment William Hill opens first stadium sportsbook at DC’s Capital One Arenalast_img read more

BOC Kenya Limited (BOC.ke) 2019 Abridged Report

first_imgBOC Kenya Limited (BOC.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Energy sector has released it’s 2019 abridged results.For more information about BOC Kenya Limited (BOC.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the BOC Kenya Limited (BOC.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: BOC Kenya Limited (BOC.ke)  2019 abridged results.Company ProfileBOC Kenya Plc (BOC), established in Mombasa, Kenya, in 1940, is a leading supplier of industrial, medical and special gases in East Africa. In 1947 the company started operations in Nairobi and later years, in Kisumu, Kampala, Mwanza and Dar-es-Salaam. The Company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange in 1969. BOC Kenya’s portfolio includes dozens of different gases and mixtures, as well as related equipment and services. The Company’s customer base cuts across a large spectrum and includes public and private hospitals, food processors, civil and mechanical engineering contractors, motor vehicle body builders, hotels and restaurants, the informal business sector (“Jua Kali”) and small and medium enterprises. Product range includes bulk gases (Oxygen, Nitrogen and liquefied petroleum gas(LPG), packaged (cylinder) gases and engineering services (Medical equipment, Construction of medical and other gas pipelines, Gas storage tanks, etc). BOC Kenya Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Why I’d buy dirt-cheap shares now and aim to hold them for a decade

first_imgSimply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Get the full details on this £5 stock now – while your report is free. Image source: Getty Images. Peter Stephens | Monday, 1st March, 2021 Why I’d buy dirt-cheap shares now and aim to hold them for a decade See all posts by Peter Stephens A strategy of buying dirt-cheap shares and holding them for the long run has been relatively successful in the past. After all, it allows an investor to take advantage of the market cycle through buying undervalued shares in uncertain periods and holding them through a long-term recovery.Of course, such a scenario is by no means guaranteed. Some cheap stocks may fail to bounce back from their present woes.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…However, a likely economic recovery and low share prices for some high-quality businesses suggest that now could be a sound moment to buy a diverse range of undervalued stocks.High-quality companies with dirt-cheap sharesSome dirt-cheap shares deserve their low prices at the present time. For example, they may have strategies that cannot be easily adapted to a rapidly-changing world economy. Or, they could have weak financial positions that don’t allow them to invest where necessary to become more competitive.However, in other cases, today’s cheap stocks could offer good value for money. Certainly, some companies face challenging futures caused by economic woes. But they may have access to large amounts of liquidity to strengthen their financial prospects.Equally, they could have a long track record of recovering from similar scenarios. Therefore, their valuations may not fully reflect their capacity to deliver improving financial performances in the coming years.A track record of recoveryPredicting how dirt-cheap shares will perform in future is extremely challenging. After all, the future is always a known unknown. However, the past performance of the economy suggests that improving operating conditions are likely to be ahead.After all, no economic downturn has ever lasted in perpetuity. This suggests that many of today’s cheap stocks could enjoy higher demand for their products and services in future.Moreover, the scale of monetary policy stimulus announced during the coronavirus pandemic indicates that a brighter economic outlook could be ahead. As vaccine rollouts continue and lockdowns fade, consumer spending and economic growth could react positively. This may mean many of today’s dirt-cheap shares may benefit from a return to normality over the coming months and years.Buying undervalued sharesClearly, not all dirt-cheap shares will recover from their low price levels. Therefore, it’s important to be selective about the companies that are added to a portfolio. This can mean avoiding those businesses that have less financial stability. Or those that operate in industries that may become increasingly obsolete in the coming years.While a stock market rally may have taken place, not all companies have surged in price over recent months. Through buying cheaper businesses and holding them for the long run, it may be possible to enjoy greater scope for capital returns. Certainly as a likely economic recovery replaces recent difficulties to provide improved operating conditions. 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London Irish v Harlequins live stream: How to watch from anywhere

first_imgLondon Irish v Harlequins live stream: How to watch from New ZealandIt’s little wonder that Sky Sport NZ, with ten sports channels, including one dedicated to rugby, is the rights-holder for Premiership matches in New Zealand.If you want to tune in to London Irish v Harlequins from the Land of the Long White Cloud, it’s an early start on Thursday morning. The match kicks off at 6.45am on Sky Sport NZ 5.It costs $31.99 a month to add Sky Sport to your Sky Starter pack ($25.99) but if you sign up for 12 months before 30 September 2020 you’ll get your first month free. Plus, you’ll get Sky Go, which allows you to watch live rugby wherever you are.Sky Sport NZ offer London Irish v Harlequins live stream: How to watch from the UKLondon Irish v Harlequins, which kicks off at 7.45pm tonight, will be shown live via the red button on BT Sport 1 and on the app in the UK. If you don’t have a BT contract but want to watch the match, don’t worry because you can still easily watch it online. On the ball: James Chisholm tries to break through London Irish’s defence (Getty Images) Can’t get to the shops? You can download the digital edition of Rugby World straight to your tablet or subscribe to the print edition to get the magazine delivered to your door.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS London Irish v Harlequins live stream: How to watch from JapanDAZN, which allows you to live stream sport or watch it on demand, is the place to go to watch London Irish v Harlequins in Japan (kick-off 3.45am on Thursday morning). The service is compatible with smart TVs and phones, tablets, PCs, streaming sticks, set-top boxes, gaming consoles and more.Find out more about DAZN herecenter_img All the team news and TV details for this local derby We recommend VPN services in the context of legal recreational uses. For example:Accessing a service from another country (subject to the terms and conditions of that service)Protecting your online security and strengthening your online privacy when abroadWe do not support or condone the illegal or malicious use of VPN services. Consuming pirated content that is paid-for is neither endorsed nor approved by Future Publishing.  That’s because BT Sport has a contract-free monthly pass that allows you to get instant access to all four of their sport channels for just £25.That’s great value given they are showing every Premiership match played behind closed doors live and will also be covering the European Champions and Challenge Cup knockout stages in September and October. Plus, you can cancel at any time because there’s no contract.Get a BT Sport Monthly PassIf you’re from the UK but are overseas when London Irish v Harlequins takes place, you can get your normal live stream but you’ll need a VPN – see the information above.London Irish v Harlequins live stream: How to watch from the USAIf you live in the States, the official broadcaster of Premiership matches is NBC, with matches streamed on NBC Sports Gold so you can watch them anytime and anywhere.London Irish v Harlequins will kick off at 2.45pm EST and 11.45am on the West Coast.The NBC Sports Gold Pass for rugby is $79.99 and includes coverage of the Gallagher Premiership, European Champions and Challenge Cups, and Guinness Six Nations.London Irish v Harlequins live stream: How to watch from AustraliaFor those in Australia, Fox Sports have the rights to show Premiership matches and you can watch London Irish v Harlequins at 4.45am on Thursday morning (AEST).The Foxtel Sports HD bundle is $74 a month – and you get 50+ other channels as well as Foxtel GO so you can watch when on the move.Foxtel Sports HD bundle London Irish v Harlequins live stream: How to watch the Premiership match online from anywhereThis is classed as an away match in the Gallagher Premiership for Harlequins but they will actually be playing at their home ground, the Stoop, as London Irish are ground-sharing while their new Brentford stadium is completed.Exiles director of rugby Declan Kidney summed things up well when saying: “This is a unique situation where we are the home team, playing in the Stoop, using the away dressing rooms. So, there is plenty of spice there even before the game starts!”London Irish beat Harlequins 29-15 when they met at the Stoop in February and will be hoping to end a seven-game losing streak tonight (kick-off 7.45pm).England Sevens star Dan Norton makes his first start for Irish while Jack Cooke captains the club for the first time at senior level.Aaron Morris will make his 50th appearance for Harlequins while South Africa centre Andre Esterhuizen is set to make his debut as a replacement.Fly-half Marcus Smith will be looking to become only the third Quins player to score 500 Premiership points – he needs just nine more to hit the milestone.London Irish: James Stokes; Dan Norton, Ross Neal, Phil Cokanasiga, Ollie Hassell-Collins; Jacob Atkins, Ben Meehan; Allan Dell, Matt Cornish, Ollie Hoskins, Ben Donnell, Chunya Munga, Jack Cooke (captain), Josh Smart, Isaac Curtis-Harris.Replacements: Ben Atkins, Harry Elrington, Lovejoy Chawatama, George Nott, Izaiha Moore-Aiono, Caolan Englefield, Brendan Macken, Tom Homer.Harlequins: Aaron Morris; Cadan Murley, Luke Northmore, James Lang, Nathan Earle; Marcus Smith, Scott Steele; Santiago Garcia Botta, Scott Baldwin, Simon Kerrod, Dino Lamb, Stephan Lewies, Tom Lawday, Chris Robshaw (captain), James Chisholm.Replacements: Joe Gray, Marc Thomas, Will Collier, George Hammond, Archie White, Martin Landajo, Andre Esterhuizen, Ross ChisholmHere’s how to find a reliable live stream for London Irish v Harlequins wherever you are.How to watch  London Irish v Harlequins from outside your countryIf you’re abroad, but still want to watch your local Premiership coverage, like London Irish v Harlequins, you can do so by using a VPN – Virtual Private Network.VPNs allow you to get around any geo-blocking by changing your IP address so you appear in a different location and can watch the same legal Premiership live stream you would at home.Our friends at TechRadar have tested hundreds of VPN and recommend ExpressVPN, which is easy to use, has strong security features and allows you to watch on several devices at once, including smart TVs and phones, iPads, tablets, PCs and Macs.Plus, ExpressVPN comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. 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Tunquen House / DX Arquitectos

first_imgCopyAbout this officeDX ArquitectosOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesTunquenTop100ChilePublished on December 04, 2015Cite: “Tunquen House / DX Arquitectos” 04 Dec 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogLouvers / ShuttersTechnowoodSunshade SystemsCompositesMitrexPhotovoltaic Solar Cladding – BIPV CladdingMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic BronzeBathroomsGeberitBathroom Series – ONESkylightsLAMILUXGlass Skylight F100 CircularMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in Equinix Data CentreSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassAluminium CompositesAmerican MetalcraftAluminum Panels – Decorative Fencing for BridgesPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsWater Facade PanelDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Concealed Sliding Door | MareaWall / Ceiling LightsiGuzziniExterior Light – WalkyWoodPlycoWood Boards – Birch LaserplyMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream CopyHouses•Tunquen, Chile Photographs:  Pablo Blanco Barros Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project ArchDaily Save this picture!© Pablo Blanco Barros+ 24 Share Year:  “COPY” Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/778199/tunquen-house-dx-arquitectos Clipboard Projects Housescenter_img Area:  132 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Manufacturers: Beagle, Chilemaderas, The WallDesign Team:Juan Luzoro, Federico Novoa, Pablo HipContractor:Francisco BriñoAño Proyecto:2013Architect In Charge:Juan Luzoro, Federico NovoaCity:TunquenCountry:ChileMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Pablo Blanco BarrosRecommended ProductsFastenersFastmount®Panel Fastener – Very Low ProfileFiber Cements / CementsRieder GroupFacade Panels – concrete skinMetallicsSculptformClick-on Battens in Ivanhoe ApartmentsFiber Cements / CementsEQUITONEFiber Cement Facade Panel NaturaText description provided by the architects. A weekend house located at a short distance from both Santiago and the Viña del Mar–Valparaíso conurbation, erected on an often misty, tree-covered side road.Save this picture!Section AA+ 24Mirroring Corbusier’s cabanon style, this forest hut has been conceived as a haven for routine, a hideaway place to get in contact with nature.Save this picture!© Pablo Blanco BarrosWe sought to play with the hut’s iconic image by making it resemble a child’s drawing of a house, creating thus a formal tension between the object and its representation.The overly large openings and the oak waste revetment assert this double interpretation, both ironic and pop.Save this picture!© Pablo Blanco BarrosProject gallerySee allShow lessWanda Vista Xishuangbanna / OADSelected ProjectsThe Evolution of Radical Urbanism: What Does the Future Hold for Our Cities?Articles Share Chile 2014 Tunquen House / DX Arquitectos Architects: DX Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” Tunquen House / DX ArquitectosSave this projectSaveTunquen House / DX Arquitectos ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/778199/tunquen-house-dx-arquitectos Clipboardlast_img read more

Bowel Cancer UK appoints first Scotland fundraising manager

first_img Bowel Cancer UK, has announced the appointment of its first Scotland fundraising manager, Emma Macleod.Emma joins Bowel Cancer UK’s Scotland office, based in Edinburgh, having most recently worked for the Children’s Hospice Association Scotland. Prior to that, Emma was partnerships co-ordinator for the Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation in Australia, where she managed a $1.5 million donor portfolio.Luke Squires, director of fundraising for Bowel Cancer UK, said:“Emma’s appointment reflects the important role that fundraising has to play in helping to increase our impact for all affected by bowel cancer in Scotland. With Emma on board we have a wonderful opportunity to grow our income and presence so we can save more lives in Scotland.”  129 total views,  1 views today Advertisement  130 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3 Tagged with: Recruitment / people Scotland Bowel Cancer UK appoints first Scotland fundraising manager Melanie May | 17 May 2016 | News 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis3last_img read more

Crowdfunding appeals for Grenfell Tower fire victims raise £200k in hours

first_img Howard Lake | 14 June 2017 | News Within hours it had raised over £112,000. Crowdfunding appeals for Grenfell Tower fire victims raise £200k in hours AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis30 It has been confirmed that the fire which took place in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in Kensington, West London shortly before 1am this morning has already killed six residents and more than 50 people are recovering in hospital this morning.However, it is unknown at this time the final number of casualties. It is reported that firefighters rescued ‘large numbers’ but London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said that ‘a lot’ of people were unaccounted for.MoreManchester firefighter sets up fundraising appeal for victims of the Grenfell Tower (Manchester Evening News)London fire donations: More than £250,000 raised for Grenfell Tower victims hours after devastating inferno (Evening Standard)£1m raised as offers of help pour in after Grenfell Tower fire (South Wales Argus) Main image from JustGiving’s site by londonfromtherooftops.com 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. The Big Give doubles donationsThe Big Give has established a matched giving appeal for the victims and families affected by Grenfell Tower fire.   313 total views,  1 views today Significant campaigns include one for The London Community Foundation by the Evening Standard Dispossessed Fund on behalf of residents of the Grenfell Tower.The appeal page reads: “The appeal and distribution of funds to victims in need of support will be run by the London Community Foundation which has administered the Dispossessed Fund since it was launched eight years ago.It has already reached its target of £5,000, with donations from 154 supporters.Family Action has set up an appeal and raised £19,812 from 676 supporters. The charity has nearly 150 years’ experience of giving grants to those most in need, including the basics for setting up a new home. Local residents’ appealsKensington residents and neighbours have also set up JustGiving fundraising pages.Karolina Hanusova, a volunteer at The Rugby Portbello Trust, has already raised over £139,459 from 5,402 donors. Karolina said:“I know families affected. We’re raising funds to help the residents of the burned down Grenfell Tower, London, W11 to get back on their feet.”Local teacher Hayley Yearwood‘s appeal has already raised over £126,365 from 4,116 supporters. Hayley said on the page:“I am a teacher at a local school and know that many of our students and their families will be affected by this awful fire. It is a really close-knit community and the trauma will be felt for years to come. I’d like to help in any way possible.“We’re raising £1,000,000 to help the families of Grenfell Tower, West London who have been devastated by a fire which has destroyed their homes and taken loved ones.”A JustGiving appeal created by brother and sister Anass and Bochra Boudarka from Earls Court who have friends missing in the fire which has already raised over £23,828 of its £4,000 total from 989 supporters.Anass and Bochra said: “We know people missing in the fire. Please donate anything you can to help families that have lost their homes in the Grenfell Tower fire. Let’s help them get their lives back together.”Rhys Goode, spokesperson for JustGiving, said:  “The thoughts of everyone at JustGiving go out to the victims of this terrible incident. The team here are doing all we can to help coordinate efforts to best help those affected.” Advertisement More than 250 crowdfunding pages have been set up on JustGiving in response to the Grenfell Tower fire in West London in the early hours of this morning. JustGiving has set up an emergency landing page on its platform where you can see all the appeals that have been created to support the victims and their families.So far more than £200,000 has been donated via these 250+ campaigns, and of course other crowdfunding appeals are underway on other platforms.Charities and grantmakers  314 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis30 Tagged with: crowdfunding Emergency Fundraising Justgiving Research / statisticslast_img read more

A baker’s dozen of great corporate partnerships helping UK charities

first_imgBarclays Bank & Cruse Bereavement CareCruse Bereavement Care has received £100,000 from Barclays Bank as part of is 100×100 UK Covid-19 Community Relief Programme. The funding will go towards extending the support of Cruse’s Freephone National Helpline. The funding from Barclays will enable to Cruse to recruit and train more volunteers, as well as increase essential staffing levels. This will help Cruse to continue providing immediate support to bereaved people, ensuring a high quality service whilst providing vital supervision and support to its volunteers. Cruse is one of 100 UK charities each receiving a donation of £100k, and was chosen by a selection committee for the work they are doing with bereaved people. Transport for Wales & RNLITransport for Wales has announced that Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has won a poll to decide which charity will appear on the side of one of its trains later this year. The RNLI received nearly half of the 3,625 votes cast on Twitter, to finish ahead of fellow charities the Wales Air Ambulance and Mind Cymru. The RNLI logo will now feature on the end carriage of one of the three sets of modern Mark 4 carriages, which are being introduced on Cardiff-Holyhead services later this year. There will also be carriages featuring the logos of Transport for Wales’ charity partners Alzheimer’s Cymru and Ty Gobaith Children’s Hospice, who were selected by TfW staff. Love Home Swap & Albert Kennedy TrustIn celebration of the UK’s LGBTQ+ History Month, employees at global home-swapping platform Love Home Swap are raising money for the Albert Kennedy Trust (AKT) by encouraging others to take part in the #distrAKTion challenge. The #distrAKTion challenge is split into 3 simple steps – participate, nominate and donate. Participants just have to share a photo of themselves doing their hobby, nominate 5 friends to share their own hobby, then donate £5 to akt via the charity fundraising page. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis G&S Clearance & Brighton Housing TrustG&S Clearance, a house clearance and waste management company operating in Sussex and the South Coast has been managing the property clearance and full-waste management recycling process from local hotel chains, The Granville and Cecil Hotels. The firm has been donating unwanted goods from the 38-bedroom hotel, including towels and linens to Brighton Housing Trust, a local housing association and homeless charity. It has also been supporting the NHS through the UK’s third national lockdown, by offering its house clearance services to NHS workers and the elderly who require old furniture to be removed. Big Issue & LinkedInThe Big Issue (TBI) and LinkedIn have partnered on a pilot scheme to support nine of the magazine’s vendors who have lost their livelihoods as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The nine vendors have received specialist and bespoke training from LinkedIn volunteers to help them build their digital confidence to reach an online customer base, find new opportunities, and engage with a new community who can support them.In addition, they have received training in disseminating the news and stories found in the magazines. They have also received tablets donated from Dixons Carphone to help them access their LinkedIn profiles and online training. The vendors will be able to reach out to new and existing customers on LinkedIn to let them know they can purchase a copy of The Big Issue digitally. The vendors’ profiles are all searchable on the platform through The Big Issue’s LinkedIn page. Through company pages, they can search for regular customers who worked in offices near their old pitches and reach out to re-connect on LinkedIn. The Big Issue and LinkedIn’s ambition is to onboard more vendors onto the scheme throughout the year. NVIDIA, SCAN Computers, & SpecialEffectNVIDIA and SCAN Computers have teamed up with Chelsea FC football player Thiago Silva to build a custom Scan 3XS Gaming PC, inspired by the Brazilian National Team, the ‘Verde-Amarela’ and their green and yellow kit. The one-of-a-kind machine has been signed by Silva and is up-for-grabs through an auction to raise money for SpecialEffect. As a special extra, the PC also comes with a Chelsea FC football shirt signed by Silva. Built by Scan 3XS, the ‘Thiago PC’ sports the Brazilian green and yellow, is fully watercooled with high end components, and has a stylised etch of the Brazilian Flag on the GPU. And, at its heart is an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090, the most powerful GPU in the world to give the best gaming experience available.The auction runs until 21 March. Elifinty & Fair Money AdviceElifinty, a London-based fintech tech start-up, and Fair Money Advice have partnered to help deliver better financial services and debt advice for people in the UK. The collaboration comes on the back of Elifinty’s recent participation in the ‘FCA & City of London Sandbox’ where they are piloting a two-app ecosystem to improve interactivity between consumers and debt advisors and financial wellbeing for the most vulnerable. The partnership brings together debt advice from regulated debt advisors and technology to help consumers detect early signs of money problems, understand their rights, and empower them to negotiate fairer repayment plans.  The partnership aims to deliver better value for every pound spent on debt advice, improved outcomes for debt advice customers, and a rewarding and stress-free experience for frontline debt advisors.  438 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: corporate corporate fundraising Aegon, Atos, & charitiesAegon employees working with their Atos colleagues raised a total of £142,368.06 for nine employee selected charity partners UK-wide in 2020. The company charity committees and employees coordinated everything from raffles, quizzes and dress up days, to running challenges, virtual coffee mornings and pet competitions to raise funds throughout the year. Aegon then matched these funds pound for pound, bringing the grand charitable total to £142,368.06 for the nine charity partners. 25% of all funds raised went to the Macmillan, its national charity and 75% of money raised in each location went to local charities including London’s Air Ambulance (pictured), Essex and Herts Air Ambulance and Alzheimer Scotland.center_img Band of Builders & DEWALTNational construction charity Band of Builders has teamed up with professional tools brand DEWALT® in a partnership that will provide help and support to tradespeople impacted by illness, injury or financial crisis across the UK. As part of the collaboration, DEWALT will supply tools and equipment for volunteers to use during construction or renovation projects, and the company will also engage in a programme of activities throughout the year to raise vital funds and drive awareness of the charity’s essential work. The next BoB project, Rob’s Project, will begin on March 13 at the home of a Solihull dad-of-four left paralysed after a fall at home. Vodafone & Mail Force ComputersVodafone is working with the Mail Force Computers for Kids initiative to extend its schools.connected programme. This emergency package is intended to help children struggling to complete lessons and schoolwork because of poor quality internet connection. Vodafone has already offered 350,000 free data SIM cards and reached over 9,000 schools and further education colleges as part of its schools.connected scheme and this latest partnership will support 500,000 pupils across the UK to get online. Schools can apply for the SIMs online. Headteachers can request a maximum of 80 for a secondary and 50 for a primary, with priority given to areas with higher numbers of free-school-meal pupils. RB & Disaster Relief AllianceRB has joined the British Red Cross’s Disaster Relief Alliance as its newest international emergency partner. The Alliance comprises ten private sector organisations committed to supporting vulnerable communities worldwide to prepare, respond, and recover from disasters. Through this new partnership, RB will provide: an initial donation of £250,000 to the Alliance, proactive product donations for emergency preparedness, donation of employee time through volunteering initiatives, and employee fundraising. Through the provision of funds, product and time, RB’s support increases the British Red Cross’ ability to provide help to people in crisis. Following on from Tuesday’s round up of corporate partnerships, here are 13 more, from Barclays Bank and Cruse Bereavement Care, to the Big Issue and LinkedIn. Simply Business & MindSimply Business has announced a three year charity partnership with Mind. Funds raised from the partnership will enable Mind to continue to provide its information and support services for everyone experiencing a mental health problem. This includes the Mind Infoline – a confidential help and support line – and Side by Side, the charity’s online peer support community which provides a safe space for adults to talk about their mental health problems and connect with others. For the last four years Simply Business has partnered with Whizz-Kidz, a charity for disabled children, racking up over 500 volunteering hours and raising over £340,000. The new charity was chosen by Simply Business employees and to mark the partnership, a £10,000 donation will be made – split between Whizz-Kidz and Mind. A baker’s dozen of great corporate partnerships helping UK charities Royal Marsden Cancer Charity & The Morrisons FoundationThe Royal Marsden Cancer Charity has received donations totalling £65,000 from The Morrisons Foundation to help fund equipment and support the final total needed for its Oak Cancer Centre appeal. A grant of £15,000 will enable The Royal Marsden to invest in two plasma thawers (pictured), which will benefit hundreds of patients treated at The Royal Marsden across both hospital sites in Sutton and Chelsea. The Morrisons Foundation also provided a donation of £50,000 which will be used to fund a brand-new chemotherapy treatment bay in the Oak Cancer Centre, a state-of-the-art research and treatment facility being funded by The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. Melanie May | 12 March 2021 | News 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. 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