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first_img Boris Johnson appoints new minister for UK coronavirus vaccine rollout Show Comments ▼ Yet he also said: “To get there we must first navigate a hard winter when the burden on our NHS is heaviest and the cold weather favours the virus.” by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeAll Things Auto | Search AdsMost Affordable Camper VansAll Things Auto | Search AdsUndoMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailUndoOne-N-Done | 7-Minute Workout7 Minutes a Day To a Flat Stomach By Using This 1 Easy ExerciseOne-N-Done | 7-Minute WorkoutUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndoLiver Health1 Bite of This Melts Belly And Arm Fat (Take Before Bed)Liver HealthUndoLuxury SUVs | Search AdsThese Cars Are So Loaded It’s Hard to Believe They’re So CheapLuxury SUVs | Search AdsUndoNational Penny For Seniors7 Discounts Seniors Only Get If They AskNational Penny For SeniorsUndoBlood Pressure Solution4 Worst Blood Pressure MedsBlood Pressure SolutionUndoAtlantic MirrorA Kilimanjaro Discovery Has Proved This About The BibleAtlantic MirrorUndo Yesterday, the government formally asked the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency to evaluate whether supply of Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine can be authorised. Business minister Nadhim Zahawi will oversee the UK coronavirus vaccine rollout, the government said Also Read: Boris Johnson appoints new minister for UK coronavirus vaccine rollout Saturday 28 November 2020 1:17 pm Harry Robertson Business minister Nadhim Zahawi will oversee the UK coronavirus vaccine rollout, the government said Zahawi will report to health secretary Matt Hancock. It is expected to be a temporary position, likely until next summer. Share On Thursday, Johnson said: “We now have reason to hope that by Spring, community testing and vaccines will combine to end this era of restrictions. Zahawi – who has been the Tory MP for Stratford-on-Avon for a decade – will keep his role as parliamentary undersecretary of state at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. He previously worked in the Department for Education. The appointment of Zahawi comes as the government prepares for mass vaccinations, but also tries to manage the public’s expectations. It comes after Moderna and Pfizer/Biontech said their vaccines were more than 90 per cent effective.  Government readies for UK coronavirus vaccine More From Our Partners Porsha Williams engaged to ex-husband of ‘RHOA’ co-star Falynn Guobadiathegrio.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgKansas coach fired for using N-word toward Black playerthegrio.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFans call out hypocrisy as Tebow returns to NFL while Kaepernick is still outthegrio.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgLA news reporter doesn’t seem to recognize actor Mark Currythegrio.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.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comColin Kaepernick to publish book on abolishing the policethegrio.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comFort Bragg soldier accused of killing another servicewoman over exthegrio.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.comMan on bail for murder arrested after pet tiger escapes Houston homethegrio.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.com The UK expects to receive around 40m doses of the Pfizer vaccine by the end of 2021, with the majority of doses anticipated in the first half of the year. It has also ordered 5m doses of the Moderna jab and 100m doses of the Astra vaccine. Business minister Nadhim Zahawi will oversee the UK coronavirus vaccine rollout, the government said Also Read: Boris Johnson appoints new minister for UK coronavirus vaccine rollout Prime Minister Boris Johnson has made Nadhim Zahawi the minister responsible for overseeing the rollout of coronavirus vaccines at the health department, in the latest sign that the government is laying the groundwork for the jabs to become widely available. whatsapp Astrazeneca/Oxford University announced that their jab was around 70 per cent effective, although some have questioned the data. Astrazeneca is mulling running another trial to try to assuage concerns. whatsapp Tags: Coronaviruslast_img read more

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first_imgWednesday 3 March 2021 4:32 pm Also Read: Corporate tax hike could depress economic activity and reduce tax rise revenue, says IFS “Whether the big fiscal tightening planned for subsequent years will actually happen is less certain. It continues to depend on spending being lower than planned prior to the pandemic, and it also depends on a large increase in corporation tax actually being implemented without additional measures to at least ease its long-run impact,” he said. Chancellor Rishi Sunak today announced corporation tax will rise from 19 per cent to 25 per cent by 2023 for UK companies with annual profits of £250,000 or higher. whatsapp Share Stuart Adam, a senior research economist at the IFS, was unconvinced by the policy. Tags: Budget 2021 “But the large rate increase will lead firms to invest less in the UK in the medium run, which will in turn depress economic activity and reduce the revenue generated by the tax rise.” As a result of the budget, borrowing is now forecast to again be over 10 per cent of national income in the coming financial year. Companies with profits of less than £50,000 will remain on the 19 per cent corporation tax rate, while there will be a sliding scale for companies with profits between £50,000 and £250,000. by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeThe Legacy ReportMan Who Predicted 2020 Crash 45 Days Early Issues Next Major WarningThe Legacy ReportNational Injury BureauJury Finds Roundup Responsible For Lymphoma | Bayer To Pay $10 BillionNational Injury BureauBrake For ItSay Goodbye: These Cars Will Be Discontinued In 2021Brake For ItFactableAluminum Foil Uses You’ll Want to KnowFactableLivestlyPlugs Have These Two Holes At The End, Here’s WhyLivestlyMoneyWise.comThe Worst College In Every US State, RankedMoneyWise.comBlood Pressure Solution4 Worst Blood Pressure MedsBlood Pressure SolutionFungus EliminatorIf You Have Toenail Fungus Try This TonightFungus EliminatorMoney PopThe Most Overpriced Vehicles On the Market Right NowMoney Pop Also Read: Corporate tax hike could depress economic activity and reduce tax rise revenue, says IFS For IFS director Paul Johnson, the corporate tax hike represented a “significant risk”. ‘Significant risk’ “The UK’s headline rate will be in the middle of the international pack – and still the lowest in the G7 if USA state taxes are included,” he said. whatsapp Hannah Godfrey According to the IFS, around half of this consolidation is achieved by the large increase in corporation tax, and around a quarter by the freezing of income tax thresholds, however the outlook for the economy – and with it the outlook for revenues – remains enormously uncertain. Under the OBR’s downside scenario the current budget is forecast to still be running a deficit of around £85bn in 2025-26, in which case further tax rises would be likely if the Chancellor is to balance the current budget within this timeframe.  Show Comments ▼ Corporate tax hike could depress economic activity and reduce tax rise revenue, says IFS The corporation tax hike announced in today’s budget will lead firms to invest less in the UK in the medium term, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has said. Also Read: Corporate tax hike could depress economic activity and reduce tax rise revenue, says IFS Under the OBR’s central scenario the biggest tax-raising budget since the first budget of 1993 is forecast to be sufficient to eliminate the current budget deficit in 2025-26. “Make no mistake, this proposed increase in the main rate of corporation tax is a big reversal of decades of policy direction and a significant risk. For all the rhetoric about it leaving the headline rate here below that in other G7 countries, our effective tax rate will be relatively high.”last_img read more

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first_img Tags: NULL Wednesday 8 April 2015 9:29 pm Share More From Our Partners Russell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comColin Kaepernick to publish book on abolishing the policethegrio.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgFort Bragg soldier accused of killing another servicewoman over exthegrio.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgLA news reporter doesn’t seem to recognize actor Mark Currythegrio.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgMan on bail for murder arrested after pet tiger escapes Houston homethegrio.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFans call out hypocrisy as Tebow returns to NFL while Kaepernick is still outthegrio.comInstitutional Investors Turn To Options to Bet Against AMCvaluewalk.comFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comKansas coach fired for using N-word toward Black playerthegrio.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comPorsha Williams engaged to ex-husband of ‘RHOA’ co-star Falynn Guobadiathegrio.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.com MATHS and statistics graduates are typically the best paid bankers, according to data out yesterday from salary benchmarking site Emolument.com.Bank directors in London who are good with numbers earn an average of £398,000.Next up are computer science graduates, with an average of £329,000, closely followed by economists on £322,000.Although they might be expected to be top degrees for finance, there are others near the top without the usual maths pedigree.Chemistry and natural science graduates earn an average of £316,000, while bank directors who studied history at university are on £294,000.Further down, accounting, business and finance grads earn an average of £265,000, according to the survey of 706 bankers’ salaries and bonuses.However, the report, which comes as students are applying for degree courses, also shows that accounting and business students are the most likely to work in finance – 34 per cent of those surveyed took the subject.Next up is economics, which was studied by 24 per cent of res­pondents, and maths and stat­istics which were studied by 11 per cent. whatsapp whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Express KCS Maths graduates rake in biggest bank payouts last_img read more

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first_img UK-based freight forwarder and road freight operator Xpediator will continue to scout for acquisition opportunities after reporting a 60.7% increase in first-half revenue and 44.2% year-on-year growth in adjusted operating profit.The group, which includes the Delamode freight forwarding brand and road transport and warehousing activities, posted a revenue of £78.9m for the first six months of the year, compared with £49.1m in the same period last year.Adjusted operating profit was £2.1m compared with £1.4m last year.The group, on a sustained merger and acquisition campaign over the past year – Anglia Forwarding and Import Services being added this year, making four acquisitions over the past 18 months – said around 50% in its turnover growth came from acquisitions, while the remaining half was organic growth. By Gavin van Marle 24/09/2018 And chief executive Stephen Blyth told The Loadstar new acquisition targets were being lined up that would increase its freight forwarding volumes.“In air and sea freight we need to build up our buying power and that comes through having volume,” he said.Mr Blyth said the company’s ambition was to become one of the top 25 freight forwarders in the world, although he admitted that its appetite for takeovers could mean it would come into competition with the largest forwarders for possible targets.“Sooner or later we will be coming into competition with the likes of DSV, but at the moment the sort of targets we are after are not on their radar,” he said.He added that it was also looking at potential acquisitions in road freight in the former Yugoslavia and elsewhere in Eastern Europe.Its main other ongoing investment is around the port of Southampton, where Import Services already operates 40,000sq metres of warehousing – primarily focused on handling toy imports for high street retailers and e-commerce platforms – and has signed an agreement to build another 20,000sq metres of warehousing nearby.In November 2017, it bought Southampton-based air and sea freight forwarder Regional Express, and Mr Blyth said there were “clear synergies” between the two operations – Regional Express has a burgeoning business line with Amazon, handling returns and exports out of the UK to China and the US – which the two teams will be expected to exploit.He also took an upbeat view of the company’s position to profit from Brexit.“We like to believe we are Brexit-proof; we have people who have long experience of WTO rules and customs requirements, so should there be a hard Brexit, we will be in a position to help importers and exporters continue trading.“And if there’s no Brexit, well, things will just carry on as they are – and we are sitting in a very good position right now.”last_img read more

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first_imgThe most expensive trading card in football history, a Tom Brady rookie card, has sold for $1.32 million.FitBit CEO and co-founder James Park made the purchase, CNN reports.“I lived in Boston for 10 years and so am a huge fan of Brady,” Park said in a statement on the Instagram page of PWCC Marketplace, the online auction house which brokered the deal.“The last Super Bowl win was just a mind-blowing accomplishment. I’ve also had a love of collecting cards since I was a kid. Given Brady’s uncontested status as GOAT in football, this card is an important piece of sports history and of any collection and I’m incredibly excited to now own one of only 100 of Brady’s best rookie card,” he said. In recent months, due to the pandemic and a wider market boom of sports collectibles, rookie trading cards have grabbed the eyes of investors.Last July, a rare LeBron James signed trading card sold for a record-breaking $1.845 million, according to the NBA.And a more than 100-year-old Honus Wagner baseball card sold in October 2020 for a record $3.25 million.The-CNN-Wire™ & © 2021 Cable News Network, Inc., a WarnerMedia Company. All rights reserved. Advertisement AdvertisementTags: auctionTOm Brady AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 comments AdvertisementThe autographed 2000 Playoff Contenders Championship Ticket card is one of only 100 cards in the world, according to PWCC Marketplace.In January, another of Brady’s rookie cards was auctioned on eBay for $555,988, according to CNN.Like fine art, the value of rookie cards can appreciate based on demand. Advertisement World’s most famous equation goes up for auction May 15, 2021 RELATEDTOPICS Derek Jeter sells Florida mansion Tom Brady has been renting May 18, 2021 ‘I miss you:’ JFK’s letters to Swedish lover go up for auction May 7, 2021 AdvertisementDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) – Rolling OutRead more6 comments’Mortal Kombat’ Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob’s Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 comments Tom Brady in recovery from knee surgery ahead of June minicamp April 20, 2021last_img read more

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Share this article and your comments with peers on social media James Langton Companies Canadian Public Accountability Board, New Brunswick Securities Commission The draft order sets out the terms and conditions of its proposed recognition, including that it comply with Ontario’s CPAB Act; that it discloses to the NBSC all issues arising from each annual assessment by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) of its annual report; and that it provides the regulator with 30 days’ advance notice of any proposed material changes to any of the information in its application. The proposed order expires on July 31, 2014. Comments are due by December 5. The New Brunswick Securities Commission (NBSC) has published a notice seeking comment on proposed recognition for auditor oversight body, the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB). The NBSC issued a notice Tuesday indicating that the CPAB, which oversees the auditors of Canadian issuers, has applied for recognition as an auditor oversight body under the province’s securities legislation. It also published a draft recognition order along with the notice. Facebook LinkedIn Twitter read more

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first_img TD getting new head of private wealth, financial planning Keywords Fund managers,  Appointments PenderFund names new SVP for investments In the wake of the departure of founder Bill Gross, Newport Beach, Calif.-based Pacific Investment Management Co. (PIMCO) has named a new chief investment officer and reassigned a slew of portfolio management duties. PIMCO said Friday that Daniel Ivascyn has been elected to succeed Gross as group CIO. (See PIMCO founder joining Janus Capital, investmentexecutive.com, September 26, 2014.) James Langton Facebook LinkedIn Twittercenter_img CI GAM names its first-ever head of investment management Ivascyn is a member of PIMCO’s executive committee and a member of the investment committee. He joined PIMCO in 1998. Before that he worked at Bear Stearns in the asset-backed securities group, and has had stints at T. Rowe Price and Fidelity Investments. He will also continue to oversee the firm’s alternatives strategies, structured credit, and income strategies. PIMCO also appointed Andrew Balls as global CIO, and named CIOs for various asset classes. The rest of the company’s senior executive leadership remains in place, with Douglas Hodge as CEO and Lew “Jay” Jacobs as president, directing PIMCO’s business strategy, client service and the firm’s operations. “PIMCO has been developing a succession plan for some time to ensure that the firm is well prepared to manage a seamless leadership transition in its portfolio management team. We have passed the torch of leadership to a team of investors who are among the very best in the investment management industry,” said Hodge, adding that these appointments complete its portfolio management succession process. “We have assembled a team of world-class investors over the course of many years, and established a time-tested top-down, bottom-up investment process that will guide our investment philosophy and continue to serve our clients well into the future. Our CIO’s and I are fully committed to consistently deliver to our clients the investment excellence that they have rightly come to expect of us,” added Ivascyn. Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Related newslast_img read more

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first_img Mutual fund sales outpaced ETFs in September Keywords Fund salesCompanies Investment Funds Institute of Canada Related news Long-term fund net sales were $3.99 billion in July, and money market funds added another $275.6 million. Balanced funds accounted for the lion’s share of monthly net sales, with $3.1 billion worth, down from $4.01 billion in June. Bond funds added another $317.5 million in net sales, and equity funds contributed $131.9 million. Despite the modest decline in net sales, total mutual fund AUM for July were up by 2.1%, or $25.5 billion, from June to $1.24 trillion. Over the previous 12 months, total mutual fund assets have increased by $135.6 billion, or 12.2%, IFIC noted. Sales data is compiled from IFIC and other sources. Aggregate totals are provided by Investor Economics Inc. Mutual fund sales dipped a bit in July even as assets under management (AUM) for the industry continued to grow, according to the latest data from the Investment Funds Institute of Canada (IFIC). In July, total net sales came in at $4.26 billion, down from $4.77 billion in June. Sales were also down a bit compared to July 2014’s $4.56 billion in overall net sales. Canadian fund sales exceeded $23B in Februarycenter_img Mutual fund sales slump continued in November James Langton Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Share this article and your comments with peers on social medialast_img read more

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first_imgRelatedPM Calls on Public Servants to Treat Public with Respect RelatedPM Calls on Public Servants to Treat Public with Respect PM Calls on Public Servants to Treat Public with Respect UncategorizedMay 2, 2007 FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has called on public servants in ministries and agencies of government to treat the public with care, respect and compassion as they carry out their duties.She noted that some public officials tended to be disrespectful to the poor and the vulnerable, a practice which must be stopped.“Respect people’s time. Quality customer service says: Do it now. Don’t let that senior citizen travel from Kingston all the way back to Watchwell in St Elizabeth when, with a little more effort, you can attend to him or her today,” she urged. The Prime Minister was making her contribution to the 2007/08 Budget Debate in the House of Representatives, yesterday (May 1).“I therefore call on everyone who works with the state, from members of the security forces to prison warders, to poor relief officers, to customs clerks, to ministries, statutory bodies and agencies, to help change people’s perceptions and experience of dealing with the government,” she said.The Prime Minister said she would be establishing a Citizens’ Response and Monitoring Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister.“The staff of this unit will be a jeans and track shoes team, not a jacket and tie team,” the Prime Minister told the House, adding that the staff would be expected to travel across the island “to ensure that speedy actions are taken to deal with the complaints made by citizens.”Mrs. Simpson Miller encouraged those who “are doing a great job,” to influence their colleagues, “who have not caught the vision”, to realize their obligations to the members of the Jamaican family.She pointed out that under the public sector modernization programme, ministries and agencies of government were developing citizen’s charters’ and were now becoming more customer focused.“There are now some fine examples of transformation among executive agencies and other arms of government,” she pointed out.The Prime Minister said that while public servants needed to remember that they were servants of the people, “that is not to say, that members of the public have the right to treat our public servants with disrespect and behave inappropriately in government offices. That is not acceptable.”“But we who give service on behalf of the government, have a duty to always be courteous and caring,” she reminded.center_img RelatedPM Calls on Public Servants to Treat Public with Respect Advertisementslast_img read more

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first_img Published: Oct. 2, 2019 Anywhere in Boulder County, you can call or text 911. While texting 911 is a great feature, it should only be used in specific situations and for specific reasons.“Calling 911 instead of texting is a more effective way of communicating and allows our dispatchers to give more concise instructions to the caller before first responders arrive on scene,” said Melissa Hart, CU police communications manager. The slogan for this program is “Call if You Can, Text if You Must,” and texting to 911 should only be used in special situations.  “Texting is a tool for people to use when it is not safe for them to speak because of an immediate threat,” Hart said. “It also allows our deaf and hard-of-hearing communities to reach 911 directly.”Texting 911 can also be used when voice connectivity is unavailable either because of limited cell service or overwhelmed phone lines.If you do need to send a text, it should be simple, brief and concise and should not use abbreviations. You are not able to send photos or videos to 911.Unlike with voice calls, dispatchers will not automatically receive location information. For this reason, if it is necessary to send a text message, it is important to include an accurate location or address in the message as quickly as possible.Text-to-911 service is enabled on the four major cell phone carriers in the Boulder County area: AT&T/Cricket, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon. If your carrier does not support 911 texting, or if you are in a location that cannot send/receive text messages, you will receive a bounce back message. Regular text message rates will apply with this service.Categories:SafetyCampus Community Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-maillast_img read more

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