AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Email Address 8th June 2018 | By contenteditor Betway has appointed Roger Parkes as its director of compliance and regulatory affairs. Parkes, who will also join the company’s board, takes on the position having served as global head of compliance and regulatory and Betway-owned Win Technologies since July 105. During his time in the role, Parkes expanded the compliance team so that it is now able to work across the entire Betway Group. Parkes has worked in the gaming sector since 1998 and held a number of other compliance roles, including two spells with the Gambling Commission. “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time working for Win Technologies in London, and now look forward to greater exposure to the wider business,” said Parkes, who will now be based at the Betway office in Malta. “I am hoping to foster an even greater compliance culture throughout the Betway Group and show that compliance is a key aspect of how we do business at board level.” Anthony Werkman, chief executive of Betway, added: “Roger has been a wonderful addition to the Betway Group, having truly made his mark since arriving in 2015. “He has helped make compliance a key area of focus for us and promoting him to the board at Betway Ltd. further strengthens our abilities in this area. “It is vitally important that as the regulatory and compliance landscape evolves for operators that we have a recognised leader in their field driving our compliance structure forward. “To my mind there is no-one better placed than Roger to do that.”Related article: Betway expands esports sponsorship portfolio Betway hands regulatory role to Parkes Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Topics: People Strategy People Betway has appointed Roger Parkes as its director of compliance and regulatory affairs Tags: Online Gambling
HF Group Limited (HFCK.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Property sector has released it’s 2018 abridged results.For more information about HF Group Limited (HFCK.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the HF Group Limited (HFCK.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: HF Group Limited (HFCK.ke) 2018 abridged results.Company ProfileHF Group Limited formerly (Housing Finance Limited) is a financial services group with interests in mortgage lending, corporate and retail banking, property development and a bancassurance business. Its product and service offering ranges from transactional banking products to financial services for micro-enterprises, group banking, agricultural and small-to-medium enterprises. HF Group offers asset finance services, micro-credit loans and loans for anything from solar water heating systems to mortgage finance. The company also has interests in developing and selling residential houses and offers insurance agency services. Formerly known as HF Group Limited, the company changed its name to HF Group Plc in 2017. Its head office is in Nairobi, Kenya. HF Group Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange read more
Fashion retailers across the FTSE suffered due to the pandemic. One such retailer is Superdry (LSE:SDRY). FTSE AIM star or one to avoid?Retail has been a risky sector in recent years. It has been well highlighted that the traditional high street is suffering and online-based fashion brands are excelling as technology evolves.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…Superdry has over 750 stores across 65 countries. Nearly a third are owned by the company and the remainder are franchised. It is fair to say SDRY possesses a hefty physical footprint. Based on current shopping habits and a post-Covid 19 world, I believe this could be a major problem.When the market crashed, SDRY lost a sizeable chunk of its share price like many other retailers on the FTSE. Pre-crash you were able to pick up SDRY shares at 515p per share. The lowest point of the crash saw its price hit 70p, which equates to a 85% drop. At the time of writing Superdry shares trade at close to 150p per share.Superdry has not been without its problems in recent years. These include boardroom battles and profit warnings due to poor performance.Recent performance and troublesRewind to 2012, two years after successfully being floated on the FTSE AIM. A profit warning and review of new stores opening was ordered. In 2014, founder and CEO Julian Dunkerton stepped down from his role. In 2018, Dunkerton won the right to be reinstated to the board, which saw four other board members resign with immediate effect. Boardroom battles always unsettle me despite how well a company may be doing.Prior to the market crash, Christmas trading, which is seen as one of the retail industry’s busiest periods, was described as weak for SDRY. So much so, the FTSE AIM constiuent decided to issue a profit warning for the full year. The pandemic will have been a bitter pill to swallow as it will have prevented SDRY from recovering from the disappointing Christmas period.Last week Superdry released a Q1 trading update. It confirmed full-year results could arrive next month. More importantly, SDRY announced that Q1 trading levels were better than initial expectations. With over 95% of stores now back open, the stricken retailer will be looking to recoup lost time and sales. Store revenue was down 58% compared to the same period in the previous year. SDRY’s e-commerce arm was thriving, up over 90% as operations began to normalise.My verdictI am a fan of Superdry as a fashion retailer. It has done well to expand from humble beginnings in 2003 to its current size and operation. That said, it is not a share I would be interested in pursuing. Although it is priced dirt cheap, it has had too many issues in recent times with profit warnings and poor performance.Consumers were already transitioning away from traditional retail stores towards online shopping prior to Covid-19. I believe this trend has been accelerated. Additionally, SDRY is seen as a higher end high street brand. There are lots of cheaper alternative brands for consumers too. Overall, retail is a sector I would avoid and will look to the FTSE for better alternatives. See all posts by Jabran Khan I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. 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Please enter your name here Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Please enter your comment! The Anatomy of Fear LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter TAGSBudgetEducationEnrollmentFundingMissingSchool DistrictsSchoolsstudentsThe Center Square Previous articleClearing up Your Credit Card’s Bad Reputation: 5 Surprising Benefits of Your Bank CardNext articleAdventHealth equity officer talks about why Black and Latino populations are hit harder by COVID-19 Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Photo by MChe Lee on Unsplash By John Haughey | The Center SquareNearly 88,000 students, 3 percent of Florida’s anticipated 2.76 million K-12 public school enrollment, are “missing” and unless the state’s 74 school districts find and re-enroll them, they could collectively lose up to $700 million in funding next school year.In a Thursday letter to school district superintendents, House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, warned of “significant budget implications” fostered by the “alarming” enrollment decline if lawmakers restore the standard funding process in state’s fiscal year 2022 budget, which goes into effect on July 1.In a July executive order, Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran allowed districts to be funded on “pre-COVID-19 student membership forecasts” and waived July and October surveys that adjust allocations to actual enrollments.“This ‘hold harmless’ provision has allowed school districts to retain $700 million of taxpayer funds over and above what would otherwise be permitted under the law,” Sprowls wrote. “However, this accommodation does not reflect a fundamental change in how Florida funds our school system.”That’s because the “accommodation” is temporary and “the Florida House intends to align the per-pupil funding for our K-12 schools to the actual enrollment in those schools” when the 60-day 2021 legislative session begins March 2, he wrote.Sprowls cited an October estimate by state economists that projected 87,811 fewer students enrolled in Florida public schools during the fall semester than forecast.“Imagine a school district just closing. That’s the size of this problem,” said House PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Randy Fine, R-Palm Bay, in October. “We could have 9-year-old elementary school dropouts out there.”It is uncertain how many of the “missing” 87,811 students are enrolled in private institutions or being homeschooled, but lawmakers and education professionals fear some are simply not going to school and not receiving any education at all.“The welfare of these children is of paramount importance. We have a moral obligation not to allow any of these children to slip through the cracks in the system,” Sprowls wrote.In December, the Miami-Dade School District, the nation’s fifth-largest with 357,249 enrolled students, said it was uncertain of the whereabouts of about 1,000 students.The Broward County School District, the nation’s seventh-largest with 256,472 enrolled students, said about 800 students were “missing.” Superintendent Robert Runcie told ABC Local 10 News in December that habitual truancy rose from about 1,700 students last year to more than 8,000 in the first semester.The Monroe County School District reported 257 fewer students showed up at public schools in The Keys during the first semester than last year.In his Thursday letter, Sprowls said lawmakers want school districts to spend federal COVID-19 pandemic assistance allocations on “deferred maintenance,” not to finance recurring budget items.“While these funds are designed to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19, this massive windfall also presents very real risks to the sound management of our school districts,” he wrote. “With these resources, school districts have the opportunity to replace aging HVAC systems, retrofit older windows and doors, install air purification and cleaning systems, and complete other renovations that improve air quality and reduce the risk of viral and environmental health hazards.”With Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Florida Leads $96.6 billion budget request calling for an increase in state per-student allocations from 7,786.61 this year to $8,019.30 next year, districts have plenty of incentive to find their “missing” students.“The Florida House strongly encourages you to work with every available state and local resource, including social services agencies and law enforcement, to locate these missing children and if they are still residents of Florida, ensure they are properly enrolled in a Florida K-12 education option,” Sprowls wrote. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. read more
ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/783471/the-ground-wall-fhhh-friends-plus Clipboard Photographs Structure: South Korea Save this picture!© Kim Yong KwanSome structures show off its power by standing heavily. And some structures adopt themselves by following circumferential power. As such, the structure makes the topography of the power by standing still.
The ‘ground wall’ chose to show off its power rather than to adopt itself to its surroundings. We chose not to be daunted by the gaze of its surrounding nature; we intended the structure to be seen as rough and heavy as possible.Save this picture!© Kim Yong KwanEvery material has its own character by the name. For instance, the name ‘concrete’ contains characters that represent ‘hardness’, ‘roughness’ and ‘heaviness’. And the name of ‘steel’ contains characters that represent ‘coldness’ and ‘straightness’. The name of material contains countless days of human progress in construction. In other words, it can be said that the name of each material contains one’s power in it – its historical power.Save this picture!© Kim Yong KwanThe ‘power’ we intended to show in this structure is not only the shape of the building, but also the original way of construction using each material’s properties. Even in the case of a trifle part of structure, we tried not to betray the historic power of the name. We tried to find right ways to construct that respect each material’s property.The power of architecture must not be shown through the shapes only. It must be felt through the reality of the materials and the efforts that were devoted to realization.”Save this picture!© Kim Yong KwanThe ground wall is consisted of four difference uses. – Café, Restaurant, residence, fermentation cellar. Passing by the fermentation cellar on ground floor and restaurant at 2nd floor we can meet café and residence at 3rd floor. Following private problems by complex uses could be solved by one massive core on behind of the building. Dividing and combining, the core conducts the building from public to private.Save this picture!Section a-aThe characterful concrete blocks on the wall used to be mentioned as the most impressing point in this building. Not only for shape, that block was born by the special need of client- “wants to keep seeing in private room.” The blocks were designed possible for control quantity of lights by arrangement, and all blocks are made by everyday manual labor.Save this picture!© Kim Yong KwanProject gallerySee allShow lessSoyoo Joyful Growth Center / CrossboundariesSelected ProjectsUniversity of Arkansas Champions Hall / SmithGroupSelected Projects Share The Ground Wall / FHHH friends +Save this projectSaveThe Ground Wall / FHHH friends + CopyRestaurants & Bars, Mixed Use Architecture, Houses•Gimhae-si, South Korea Photographs: Kim Yong Kwan ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/783471/the-ground-wall-fhhh-friends-plus Clipboard Save this picture!© Kim Yong Kwan+ 19 Share Architects: FHHH friends Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” Year: Yedam, Jeong Woong Park, Byung Kwon Choi “COPY” RC ArchDaily Area: 741 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project The Ground Wall / FHHH friends + 2014 CopyAbout this officeFHHH friendsOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsHospitality ArchitectureRestaurants & BarsMixed Use ArchitectureResidential ArchitectureHousesGimhae-siSouth KoreaPublished on March 30, 2016Cite: “The Ground Wall / FHHH friends + ” 30 Mar 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Use the Digital Services Act to make democracy prevail over platform interests, RSF tells EU RSF denounces Total’s retaliation against Le Monde for Myanmar story “We’ll hold Ilham Aliyev personally responsible if anything happens to this blogger in France” RSF says News Help by sharing this information News News June 2, 2021 Find out more Follow the news on France Receive email alerts to go further June 4, 2021 Find out more FranceEurope – Central Asia RSF_en FranceEurope – Central Asia Organisation May 10, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders condemned today as “unacceptable” police attempts to stop journalists covering the Franco-African Summit meeting in Paris and said the media must be allowed to do its work freely.Nicolas Garriga, cameraman for the Associated Press Television Network (APTN), and Gaël Ellissade, a motorcyclist for the firm Motopresse, were arrested in front of the conference hall today while filming. Police told them to stop taking pictures and asked to see their papers before taking them to a police station. They were released four hours later.A dozen journalists were also detained without explanation for several hours on 20 February in front of the French foreign ministry building where they had gone to report on a demonstration against the presence at the summit of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. “The methods used by police against the media during the Summit are unacceptable,” said Reporters Without Borders secretary-general Robert Ménard in a letter to Paris prefect Jean-Paul Proust. “Whatever steps are taken to protect the heads of state, journalists must still be allowed to do their job freely.” He called on Proust to explain the incidents.Among the dozen detained journalists were Grégory Roudier (cameraman) and Wan N’guyen (production assistant) of APTN ; Jacques Brinon, an Associated Press photographer; David Romeo, a Reuters reporter-photographer, and his motorcyclist Pascal Talleux; a cameraman, sound-man and journalist from Skynews and Juliette Errington, their translator; Cécile Feuillâtre, an Agence France-Presse (AFP) reporter and at least two journalists from the British paper The Sunday Telegraph. News February 24, 2003 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Journalists prevented from covering Franco-African Summit read more
Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Top of the News HerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Tips To Rejuvenate Winter Dry, Chapped LipsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Real Truth About The Pain Caused By MicrobladingHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeauty Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) test scores on the 2013 Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) exams mirrored statewide results and dipped slightly, according to results released August 8 by the California Department of Education (CDE). STAR tests are administered each spring to students in grades 2-11.â€œThe progress at most of our schools could be defined as steady,â€ said PUSD Superintendent Jon R. Gundry. â€œThe effects of the long-term school funding crisis are visible in this yearâ€™s scores. With our limited resources the decision was made to focus on the future and prepare for the introduction of the new Common Core Standards and the transition to the next generation of assessments rather than intense preparation for a lame-duck assessment test.PUSD has undergone a rigorous process of rewriting the district curriculum and planning professional development for educators in preparation for the transition to Common Core Standards and the next generation of curriculum and assessments. For more information of the transition to Common Core, please visit www.cde.ca.gov/re/cc/.50 percent of PUSD students scored proficient or above in English Language Arts (ELA), down 2 percent from 2012 but an increase of 28 percent since 2003, the year the STAR tests became fully aligned with state standards. 45 percent of PUSD students scored proficient or above in math, a 1 percent decrease from 2012 and an 18 point jump from 2003 scores.San Rafael Elementary led the district in overall improvement in ELA, rising 10 percent in one year and 21 percent over five years. San Rafael Elementary also led in overall math improvement, rising 12 percent in one year and 23 percent during the same period. Home to the districtâ€™s dual language immersion program in Spanish, the school was also the pilot site for Artful Connections with Math, an innovative district program that uses standards-based visual arts lessons to target key math learning standards.Sierra Madre Elementary once again topped the district in overall achievement in ELA with 79 percent of students scoring proficient or above. Sierra Madre Elementary and Roosevelt Elementary led in math with 81 and 80 percent of students scoring proficient or above.While not reflected on this round of data reporting, a serious testing irregularity occurred during the administration of the STAR tests last spring at Norma Coombs Alternative School. In one classroom students reported that they were encouraged to check their work during the test, a violation of test rules. When discovered, the district promptly reported the incident to CDE officials. Possible sanctions include the school not receiving an API score for 2013 and 2014.Visit www.cde.ca.gov for complete school, district and state data or visit www.pusd.us for more PUSD data and charts. Individual student test results will be mailed home within the next few weeks. Academic Performance Index (API) scores will be released by the state in September. Make a comment Name (required) Mail (required) (not be published) Website Community News Education PUSD STAR Test Results Released From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, August 8, 2013 | 1:49 pm Business News Community News Subscribe Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy More Cool Stuff faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes First Heatwave Expected Next Week Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena 3 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * read more
Home / Daily Dose / President’s FY17 Budget Invests Heavily in Ending Homelessness About Author: Brian Honea Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Share Save Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Brian Honea’s writing and editing career spans nearly two decades across many forms of media. He served as sports editor for two suburban newspaper chains in the DFW area and has freelanced for such publications as the Yahoo! Contributor Network, Dallas Home Improvement magazine, and the Dallas Morning News. He has written four non-fiction sports books, the latest of which, The Life of Coach Chuck Curtis, was published by the TCU Press in December 2014. A lifelong Texan, Brian received his master’s degree from Amberton University in Garland. The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Related Articles Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Previous: DS News Webcast: Tuesday 2/9/2016 Next: Foreclosure Inventory Plummets; What Else is New? Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago February 8, 2016 1,274 Views The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, News Homelessness Housing Policy HUD President Barack Obama 2016-02-08 Brian Honea Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Print This Post President’s FY17 Budget Invests Heavily in Ending Homelessness The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Last month in his final State of the Union address, President Obama failed to mention housing policy at all. In his 2015 speech, he barely mentioned it, just giving a brief nod to the then-recent 50-basis point reduction on mortgage insurance premiums by the FHA.The president’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2017 (which begins on October 1, 2016) includes a historic proposal regarding housing, however. According to an announcement from HUD, the president’s budget request for $11 billion to end family homelessness in the budget, which is scheduled to be unveiled on Tuesday, February 9.The Opening Doors program, which was the first-ever federal strategic plan to prevent and end homelessness, was launched by President Obama nearly six years ago. While that program has made strides, there is more work to be done, according to HUD.“Today, we can celebrate historic successes in reducing homelessness in all its forms—but we need to reach more families with the proven, cost-effective strategies that have driven that success,” HUD stated in its announcement.In January 2010, there were 54,ooo homeless families nationwide, including 123,000 children; the Opening Doors program has reduced that number by 19 percent in the last six years. In some pockets of the country, however, the rental affordability crisis has resulted in an increase in homelessness among families, according to HUD.With the work that has been done in the last six years since Opening Doors was launched, HUD knows more about how to end homelessness than at any time in the nation’s history.”We also know that bipartisan support for proven investments is enabling communities across the country to end homelessness among veterans,” HUD said in the announcement. “When we commit together to investing in what works, we can achieve bold goals. That is why President Obama is calling for an historic investment of $11 billion over the next 10 years in community-based, cost-effective strategies that we know work. That investment will help us achieve our goal by 2020 and maintain that achievement.”HUD stated that its recent Family Option Study showed that direct access to affordable housing will be the fastest way to end homelessness among families and children and will improve their economic and social well-being at the same time.By supporting those strategies, President Obama’s FY2017 budget proposal will end homelessness with some 550,000 families and will enable communities across the country to end homelessness by 2020. Tagged with: Homelessness Housing Policy HUD President Barack Obama Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Subscribe read more
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Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Article Paul Reynolds has taken over as HR director at bar, restaurant and nightclubchain Urbium. The company, recently demerged from Chorion, operates a portfolioof businesses, including the Tiger Tiger chain. Reynolds joins from Six Continents Retail where he held several seniorpositions, most recently as operations manager. At Urbium he will beresponsible for setting up an HR team and developing procedures to facilitatean expansion of the business. His remit extends to integrating HR practices into line management: “Ihope my appointment will be a catalyst for the successful emergence of Urbiumas the number one quality late night offer in UK and Europe,” he says. Reynolds, who believes many of the top-level board directors are stillsceptical about the benefit of HR to the bottom line, is keen to make animpact. “It is about choosing the right people, showing them the vision,getting them involved and letting them succeed. It all starts with who youentrust to run the sales-making element of your business,” he adds. He also says he is looking forward to using the HR function as a tool formaking a difference to the whole company. “My passion for HR is based on adesire to prove real business worth through a positive impact on operatingprofits, and ultimately shareholder value.” Reynolds, who has an MA in HR management, considers himself a reasonablepart-time poet and wants to write a bestseller about what really goes on inhotels. CV2002 Director of HR, Urbium2000 Operations manager, Six Continents Retail1999 Head of HR, bars and venues division, Six Continents Retail1996 HR manager, Harvester Restaurants, Six ContinentsOn the moveAngela O’Connor has joined the Crown ProsecutionService as HR director. She leaves Enfield Council after three years as head ofHR. During her time there the department was voted the top personnel team inthe country. Prior to this O’Connor was head of HR at Hackney council and alsoheld several senior positions at Haringey Council.ATIS Real Weatheralls has promoted Alexia MacGregor toassociate HR director. Previously HR adviser at the property firm, she hasworked at the company – which employs more than 2,000 staff – for five years. In her new role her primary focus will be providing employmentlaw advice and practical assistance to managers around the group’s 62 Europeanoffices. Her remit also includes employee relations and contractual issues.Shell Chemicals has appointed MikeWilkinson as executive vice-president for HR. He replaces Lee Patterson whobecomes chief executive officer of Shell People Services. Wilkinson joined the Shell group in 2001 and was most recentlyHR director of IT, based in London and the Hague. Prior to this, he was HRdirector at United Biscuits. He is a graduate of Nottingham University.or HR isbased on a desire to prove real business worth through a positive Related posts:No related photos. PeopleOn 16 Jul 2002 in Personnel Today read more