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The yield is now around 15% which is well above where you’d expect to see a yield.This combination of value and income along with the defensive nature of the tobacco industry makes it an ideal share in my view to buy if you believe the market might fall once again.And if the market does recoverIf you hold the opposite view, that the worst of the bear market is over, then Hargreaves Lansdown (LSE: HL) strikes me as being a good option for a share to buy. The shares are down 25% this year so far. This has pulled the P/E down towards the mid-twenties, whereas before it tended to be in the mid-to-high thirties. The fall in the share price is almost exactly the same as that of its smaller competitor, AJ Bell.The shares then are relatively cheaper in what is a high margin, cash generative business. 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AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Read Howard Lake’s article New online guidelines for fundraisers at SocietyGuardian. ICFM to publish guidelines on Internet fundraising The Institute of Charity Fundraising Managers is about to publish its first guidelines on fundraising using the Internet. UK Fundraising’s Howard Lake was part of the volunteer team that helped draw up these guidelines.The Institute of Charity Fundraising Managers is about to publish its first guidelines on fundraising using the Internet. UK Fundraising’s Howard Lake was part of the volunteer team that helped draw up these guidelines.The guidelines are almost certainly the most comprehensive available from any national fundraising membership organisation in the world. The aggregation of professional, charity and Internet expertise under the auspices of ICFM, producing a freely available document, is a significant develop in online fundraising in the UK. Advertisement Howard Lake | 24 May 2001 | News 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. 16 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis
Tagged with: Recruitment / people Trading Howard Lake | 22 May 2005 | News Coin collection scheme Pennies from Heaven has appointed Kate Frost as Business Development Director.Kate joins the company from Barclays where she has taken a 12-month sabbatical from her role as Associate Strategy Director. Since joining Barclays in 1997, Kate has played a key role in developing business and communications strategies across Barclays Retail Banking Business. Now in its fifth year Pennies from Heaven has recruited many large UK companies into the scheme, including Aviva, Barclays, Morgan Stanley and the Virgin Group. To date the company has raised over £500,000 for a variety of charities through simply rounding down salaries to the nearest pound and donating the spare pennies (with Gift Aid) to charity. Advertisement New business development director at Pennies from Heaven Kate said: “Pennies from Heaven have the experience to update payroll systems quickly, at little cost, and our marketing expertise has helped companies benefit from up to 60% of their staff signing up. “I want to increase the number of companies offering Pennies from Heaven to their workforce as well as expanding the scheme to other areas where the public can donate loose change – this will be worth millions of pounds to the charity sector year on year.” Anthony Law, Managing Director of Pennies from Heaven, added: “Kate will not only be helping us grow our payroll giving scheme but also developing new propositions to enable consumers to donate their spare pennies at point of sale. We are aiming to link up with major UK retailers and are confident this innovative scheme will help companies build customer loyalty, enhance their reputation and generate good will among stakeholders.” 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. 19 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis
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. Howard Lake | 27 October 2007 | News The Europa International Foundation Directory AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 14 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis
News Organisation November 26, 2004 – Updated on January 25, 2016 Repressive countries gain foothold before World Summit on the Information Society Reported Without Borders today expressed concern that several countries that harshly cracked down on use of the Internet were members of a working group on Internet governance that met in Geneva from 23 to 25 November in the run-up to next year’s World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis. It also noted that another such country, Syria, was at the same time (22-23 November) hosting a summit preparatory meeting to set up a partnership to build an “information society” for the Arab world. “Holding a summit in Tunisia about the free flow of online information is already absurd,” it said, “but holding a preparatory meeting in a country like Syria, where an Internet user is in prison for simply e-mailing a newsletter, is chilling. Does this mean the Internet policies of these regimes are acceptable choices for the rest of the world?”Membership of the working group, WGIG, was decided during the first WSIS summit in Geneva in December 2003. The group is supposed to recommend to the Tunis summit a draft Internet regulation proposal defined as a shared notion of the roles and responsibilities of governments, intergovernmental and international organisations, the private sector and civil society. The group’s work will affect the free flow of material on the Internet.Of the WGIG’s 40 members (half of them civil society representatives) are Cuba, China, Iran, Singapore, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia, which are some of the world’s most repressive countries of freedom of expression. Pakistan, Russia and Egypt, which also crack down on Internet activity, belong to the group as well.For details of their record, see the Reporters Without Borders 2004 survey “The Internet under Surveillance” RSF_en Help by sharing this information Reported Without Borders today expressed concern that several countries that harshly cracked down on use of the Internet were members of a working group on Internet governance that met in Geneva from 23 to 25 November in the run-up to next year’s World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Tunis.
June 10, 2021 Find out more Twitter suspended The Continent newsweekly’s access to its account on 30 January for supposedly “spreading misleading and potentially harmful information related to Covid-19.”The blocking was prompted by nothing more than a tweet drawing attention to that day’s stories, including a quote from US billionaire Bill Gates who said he didn’t support removing patents on Covid-19 vaccines, although this could increase vaccine production and access, especially in the Global South.After The Continent editor Simon Allison criticized the blocking in a tweet, his personal Twitter account was also blocked the next day. And RSF has identified at least three other journalists who subsequently suffered the same fate in connection with this case.After tweeting about the “ridiculousness” of this decision, AFP’s Malawi correspondent, Jack McBrams, found he could not access his own account until he deleted his tweet. Sammy AwaMi, a freelancer based in Tanzania, said his account was blocked after he shared The Continent’s article. And when he appealed, Twitter’s support staff quickly responded that the “violation” had been confirmed. Daniela Becker, a freelancer in Germany, had the same experience and had to wait 12 hours to recover access to her account.“This series of suspensions targeting a prestigious newsweekly and several journalists is unprecedented and dangerous,” said Arnaud Froger, the head of RSF’s Africa desk. “It speaks to Twitter’s total lack of transparency about its moderation policies and to the very real threat that this social media platform poses to the freedom to inform by assuming the role of apprentice news and information regulator while lacking the required legitimacy, especially regarding journalists and media outlets that report the news professionally.”When contacted by The Continent’s editor, Twitter’s head of public policy for sub-Saharan Africa responded that Twitter was “still investigating” and that the blocking had “nothing to do with the article’s mention of Bill Gates” or the criticism of Twitter.Dismayed by these laconic and evasive responses, RSF asked Twitter to explain what could have led to this series of blockings of a media outlet’s and journalists’ accounts despite their use of its appeal procedures, and to shed light on its moderation policies.Twitter simply recognized that “enforcement action was taken in error and has been reversed,” and attributed the error to its growing use of “machine learning and automation” that “can sometimes lack the context that our teams bring.” None of RSF’s questions received a straight answer.A month ago, RSF denounced Twitter’s sudden suspension of the account of The Kashmir Walla, a news magazine based in northern India’s Kashmir Valley, after the Indian ruling party’s troll armies repeatedly reported it for supposed violations. Twitter took a week to restore its access.“The mechanisms created by the platforms for combatting disinformation should not result in undermining the visibility of those whose very job is to produce reliable information,” said Iris de Villars, head of RSF’s Tech Desk. “This latest case confirms the urgency of the need to impose democratic obligations on the platforms as regards transparency and the promotion of reliable information, in order to address the structural causes of the information chaos.”It was with this aim that RSF launched the Journalism Trust Initiative (JTI), which is producing a set of machine-readable standards that social media and search engine algorithms can use to give preference to media that adhere to journalistic methods and ethics.To help provide the digital arena with democratic safeguards, RSF also launched the Forum on Information and Democracy, which in November published an initial set of 250 recommendations on platform transparency, content moderation, the promotion of reliable reporting, and messaging apps when their massive use goes beyond the bounds of private correspondence. News Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP Twitter blocked, journalism threatened in Nigeria RSF_en February 4, 2021 Twitter arbitrarily blocks South African newsweekly and several reporters over Covid vaccine story South AfricaTanzaniaMalawiGermanyUnited StatesAfricaEurope – Central AsiaAmericas Condemning abusesProtecting journalistsOnline freedoms Covid19InternetFreedom of expression June 8, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on Africa Time is pressing, 20 years after Burkinabe journalist’s murder News Receive email alerts Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is shocked by Twitter’s arbitrary and baseless blocking of the accounts of a prestigious South African newsweekly and several journalists in connection with a story about Covid-19 vaccines. This disturbing violation of the freedom to inform highlights the dangers of failing to impose democratic obligations on all-powerful online platforms, RSF says. Help by sharing this information Organisation Reporters Without Borders rallies former hostages in Paris, following the kidnapping of journalist Olivier Dubois. to go further News South AfricaTanzaniaMalawiGermanyUnited StatesAfricaEurope – Central AsiaAmericas Condemning abusesProtecting journalistsOnline freedoms Covid19InternetFreedom of expression News June 7, 2021 Find out more
Europe – Central AsiaGreece Ganimat Zahid Azerbaijan Find out more Information hero Dina Daskalopoulou Europe – Central AsiaGreece See more Receive email alerts Follow the news on Greece Hasan Cemal Turkey Find out more Zhanna Litvina Belarus Find out more to go further Assen Yordanov Bulgaria Find out more Milka Tadic Mijovic Montenegro Find out more There was a national and international outcry when the three TV stations operated by Elliniki Radiofonía Tileórasi (ERT), Greece’s public broadcaster, stopped broadcasting at 10:11 p.m. on 11 June 2013. Journalist for Eleftherotypia, Dina Dasklopoulou and other journalists created i Efimerida ton syndacton, a self-managed “strike newspaper”. Dina Daskalopoulou, who works for the same salary as all of its employees including the managing editor (800 euros a month), strayed from her usual stories – prostitution and the conditions of immigrant women – to provide detailed coverage of this major attack on media pluralism. Priced at 1.30€, a rather high fare for a newspaper in Greece, i Efimerida ton syndacton is distributed every day in the entire country with a circulation of 9.000. Help by sharing this information
Twitter Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic “No cover-up in Raphoe” – Bishop Boyce Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Google+ 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The Bishop of Raphoe Dr Philip Boyce has denied there is any cover up of abuse in the diocese. In an RTE interview, Sean O’Conaill of Voice of the Faithful Ireland discussed the Irish Bishops’ acknowledgement of a “a widespread culture of covering abuse”, and in the course of that discussion, he expressed ongoing concerns about some dioceses, particularly the Diocese of Raphoe.Bishop Boyce says the proposition that such concerns exist about the Diocese of Raphoe is unfounded, stressing that accountable and robust procedures are in place to safeguard children.However, Mr O’Conaill has told Highland Radio News that he was not referring to the present day when he made the comment, but to the period between 1982 and 1994, during which Bishop Seamus Hegarty was Bishop of Raphoe. Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Twitter News WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest By News Highland – January 23, 2010 Facebook WhatsApp Previous articleCross border bodies may have budgets cutNext articleTeenager denies having sex with friend of accussed a week before alleged rape News Highland
News UpdatesMumbai Special Court Calls For Report From Superintendent Of Taloja Jail After Drugs Case Accused Misses College Exam [Read Order] Sparsh Upadhyay15 Oct 2020 11:35 PMShare This – xA Special Court on Friday (09th October) called for the report of Superintendent, Taloja jail, after a 23-year-old undertrial (Abdel Basit Parihar), was unable to take an online exam despite the Court’s order (delivered on 06th October).Notably, Abdel Basit Parihar is an architecture student in a city college and he was arrested in the alleged drugs case, along with 20 others, including…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginA Special Court on Friday (09th October) called for the report of Superintendent, Taloja jail, after a 23-year-old undertrial (Abdel Basit Parihar), was unable to take an online exam despite the Court’s order (delivered on 06th October).Notably, Abdel Basit Parihar is an architecture student in a city college and he was arrested in the alleged drugs case, along with 20 others, including actor Rhea Chakraborty and her Brother Showik Chakraborty.Court allowed him to appear for Exams from JailOn Tuesday (06th October), Parihar’s Advocate had submitted before the Court that he is studying B. Architecture and he is taking education in Rizvi College.It was submitted that the applicant had to appear for 10th Semester examination. The examination was scheduled on 8/10/2020 at about 14.00 to 15.30 hours through online mode. The examination was before a Final Jury (external).It was contended that this was his last Semester and if the permission is not given for examination, his entire career would be affected.It was further submitted that the father of the applicant be kindly allowed to supply him study material and documents in the jail.To this, the court had directed authorities at Taloja jail, where he is presently lodged, to make necessary arrangements for the same.The Court had passed the following specific orders:-A. Jail Superintendent of Taloja Central Prison is hereby directed to permit the applicant Abdel Basit Parihar to appear for his examination which is scheduled on 8/10/2020 at around 14.00 to 15.30 hours through online on Google Meet.B. Jail Superintendent of Taloja Central Prison is directed to make necessary arrangement and provide facility for online examination to the applicant Abdel Basit Parihar.C. Father of the applicant i.e. Rizvan Parihar is permitted to give study material to the applicant in Taloja Central PrisonParihar was unable to take examAs per the Report of The Indian Express, on Friday (09th October), Parihar’s father informed the court that his son could not give the exam, as the prison authorities claimed that there was no internet service in the jail due to technical difficulty.On Friday (09th October) itself, Advocate Taraq K. Sayyed for Parihar filed an application for taking the matter on board and an application for calling report from Taloja Jail Superintendent stating the reason as to why the applicant (Abdel Basit Parihar) was unable to appear for his online examination.Order by the Court – The Special Judge G B Gurao then directed the superintendent of Taloja Jail to file a report as to why Parihar was unable to appear for his online exam.Notably, Speaking to Live Law, Abdel Basit Parihar’s Lawyer Tariq K. Sayyed said that due to the negligence of the Authorities at Taloja Jail, his client Abdel Parihar has now lost one year of his career.Notably, narrating the chronology of events, Advocate Sayed also said that on Aug 28, Abbas Lakhani and Karan Arora were arrested with 13 grams of ganja. They have been granted bail, however, based on their statements, on Sep 2, Abdel Basit Parihar was arrested.Notably, in an application filed on Tuesday (13th October) before the Special Court, it was submitted on behalf of the Applicant/Parihar before the Court that the applicant called the Advocate on Monday (12th October), and told that he was made to sit in the exam hall for a few hours, but the officer in-charge had gone for lunch at about 1:30 pm and returned only at 04:30 pm on Thursday (08th October), due to which the applicant missed his exam.It was prayed before the Court that strong action may be taken against the Taloja Jail authorities because of whom the applicant was unable to appear for the exam and he lost a year. It was also requested that contempt proceedings be initiated against the defaulting authorities.It may be noted that on Wednesday (07th October) his bail application was rejected by the Bombay High CourtClick Here To Download Order[Read Order]Click Here To Download Order[Read Order]Next Story