E-Tranzact International Plc (ETRANZ.ng) 2012 Abridged Report

first_imgE-Tranzact International Plc (ETRANZ.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Technology sector has released it’s 2012 abridged results.For more information about E-Tranzact International Plc (ETRANZ.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the E-Tranzact International Plc (ETRANZ.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: E-Tranzact International Plc (ETRANZ.ng)  2012 abridged results.Company ProfileE-Tranzact International Plc is a technology company in Nigeria offering services for electronic transaction switching and payment processing. The company has operations in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Cote d’Ivoire and the United Kingdom. E-Tranzact International Plc has established partnerships with universities, government authorities, parastatals, financial institutions, technology firms and aviation companies offering solutions for everything from cash dispensing machines and international money transfers to payments of salaries and third parties. BankIT is an alternative payment option that is accessible through multiple electronic channels; eTranzact CorporatePay allows private organisations and government agencies to automatically handle third party and salary payments; mCommerce is a mobile banking application; eRemit is an online international money transfer service; eTranzact Strong Authentication provides two-factor authentication for ATM, POS, mobile and web transactions; ATM CardlexCash is a global payment network; eTranzact WebConnect accepts and processes merchant payments; eTranzact PayOutlet allows merchants to collect payments from customers through eTranzact branches. eTranzact International is a subsidiary of eTranzact Global Limited. Its head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. E-Tranzact International Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

FTSE 100 investors! Why I’d consider buying BP shares now

first_imgFTSE 100 investors! Why I’d consider buying BP shares now Tezcan Gecgil, PhD | Monday, 23rd March, 2020 | More on: BP Image source: Getty Images. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! tezcang has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Enter Your Email Address 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.center_img The Covid-19 outbreak and the oil price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia (two of the world’s biggest oil producers) have delivered a one-two punch to investors worldwide. Stock prices of oil companies have simply crashed during this violent market pullback. And BP  (LSE: BP) shares are among them. Let’s take a closer look at the prospects for the industry as well as the FTSE 100 oil giant.US bailout package imminent?Year-to-date, the price of the international oil benchmark Brent Crude has fallen from over $65 to $27 per barrel.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…About two weeks ago, Russia decided to walk away from its informal co-operation with OPEC countries and expressed unwillingness to cut its output. In return, Saudi Arabia not only slashed selling prices for its oil but also decided to up oil output levels.On the surface, it may look like Russian roulette on Saudi Arabia’s part. But many analysts actually regard it as a proxy price war between the US and Russia.The US is currently the largest crude oil producer in the world. It’s also a sizable net exporter. Thus it’s no secret that Russia may be intentionally favouring lower prices in an attempt to derail the US shale oil boom.Falling oil prices have cast dark clouds over this important industry. And such low prices have hit the all oil companies, including BP shares. Quite a number of US shale oil drillers have too much debt on their books. And if we have a global economic recession, demand for energy will fall fast. Therefore, the industry is likely to need the US government’s help.And last week, US President Donald Trump said “at the appropriate time, I’ll get involved“. Why BP shares may offer value nowIn early January, BP shares were hovering around 500p. Now the price is 250p.Although it’s quite impossible to know if oil stocks have yet bottomed out, I believe shares of oil companies such as BP are beginning look quite attractive from a risk/reward profile.And in case of a bailout in the US as well as in other countries such as Canada, BP shares would likely see a fast move upwards.  Our regular readers will know that it is an integrated company. Thus in addition to oil and gas, it operates refineries and chemicals plants, too.Management has also been diversifying the portfolio and increasing the group’s alternative energy products, including renewable fuels and power. Furthermore, the group’s century-long expertise in the industry will likely help it weather this huge shock.Finally, BP shares have an enticing dividend yield of around 13.9%. However, some dividend cut might be on the cards in the coming weeks. BP shares: Foolish takeawayThe future may look even more uncertain than usual now. But those investors who can spend time to put together a shopping list of solid companies at cheap prices will likely be rewarded in the months and years to come. I believe BP shares are likely to benefit long-term investors.Understandably, for the average investor, it’s quite hard to keep abreast of such daily developments in geopolitics. If you’re new to investing or don’t have the time to select companies, then I think you should instead buy into a FTSE 100 tracker fund. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. See all posts by Tezcan Gecgil, PhD Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997”last_img read more

Aria / T38 studio

first_imgSave this picture!© Pablo Casals-Aguirre+ 21 Share Projects CopyHouses•Tijuana, Mexico Houses “COPY” Mexico ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/374315/aria-t38-studio Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/374315/aria-t38-studio Clipboard Aria / T38 studio Aria / T38 studioSave this projectSaveAria / T38 studio Area:  700 m²Text description provided by the architects. Located in a residential neighborhood composed by large single family houses in the city of Tijuana, we did an exercise of densification. Inserting a multifamily project that contains four units on a site intended for one single family home. The challenge was how to achieve this, without breaking the scale of the context, something that would blend in based on size, but break with the existing typologies of the surrounding sites. Save this picture!© Pablo Casals-AguirreEl predio, de forma rectangular con un frente angosto y de mucha profundidad, distribuye 4 unidades de manera lineal, sobre dos estructuras reticulares. El primer nivel, en el cual se encuentra el acceso peatonal y vehicular, necesitaba ser lo mas libre posible por la circulación de los automóviles, por lo cual diseñamos los núcleos de circulación vertical como dos grandes elementos estructurales, a los cuales llegan las vigas de concreto que reciben el peso de todo el edificio. Save this picture!Section 2El primer nivel de cada unidad, la parte pública del programa, una planta libre que contiene sala, comedor y recámara remata en una terraza que vuela sobre el estacionamiento; el segundo nivel, la parte privada del programa, cuenta con la posibilidad de dos o tres habitaciones. El tercer nivel contiene un pequeño cuarto multiusos, con el resto de la quinta fachada quedando libre para una terraza con vista panorámica la ciudad. Save this picture!© Pablo Casals-AguirreProject gallerySee allShow lessSalotto Urbano Proposal / Michela Romano, Emanuela Ortolani, Federica Spinaci, Eleon…Unbuilt ProjectIn Residence: Claudio SilvestrinArticles Share “COPY” Architects: T38 studio Area Area of this architecture project ArchDaily CopyAbout this officeT38 StudioOfficeFollowProductsWoodStoneConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesTijuanaMexicoPublished on May 22, 2013Cite: “Aria / T38 studio” [Aria / T38 studio] 22 May 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogSinkshansgroheBathroom Mixers – MetrisVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ EffectPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceBricksEndicottBrick Facade at the Bruce Nesbitt African American Cultural CenterBathroom FurnitureBradley Corporation USAToilet Partition CubiclesSkylightsLAMILUXGlass Skylight F100 CircularLightsLouis PoulsenOutdoor Lighting – Flindt GardenRailing / BalustradesSolarluxBalcony Glazing – SL 60eUrban ShadingPunto DesignPublic Architecture in Residential ComplexDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Products in Palazzo VolpiChairshorgenglarusUpholstered Chair – diva 5-154Wall / Ceiling LightsHE WilliamsLED Downlight – 4DR RoundMore products »Save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 streamlast_img read more

Villa Buresø / Mette Lange Architects

first_imgArchitects: Mette Lange Architects Area Area of this architecture project Projects Photographs Save this picture!© Hampus Berndtson+ 22 Share Houses CopyHouses•Slangerup, Denmark ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/578963/villa-bureso-mette-lange-architects Clipboard Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/578963/villa-bureso-mette-lange-architects Clipboard Denmark Year:  Area:  238 m² Area:  238 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project ArchDaily Villa Buresø / Mette Lange Architects “COPY” “COPY” Villa Buresø / Mette Lange ArchitectsSave this projectSaveVilla Buresø / Mette Lange Architects 2014 2014 photographs:  Hampus BerndtsonPhotographs:  Hampus BerndtsonSave this picture!© Hampus BerndtsonRecommended ProductsWoodEGGERLaminatesWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System –  LINEAWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Architectural & FreeformText description provided by the architects. The house is located on the edge of the slope at the south bank of Buresø. The huge site is covered with big trees and no neighbours are visible.Save this picture!Floor PlanIt is a long narrow house built with a wooden construction and cladded with Douglas pine. The house is divided into a 208 m2 main house and a annex of 30 m2.Save this picture!© Hampus BerndtsonThe north facade with the lake view is a long glass facade with sliding doors,. The south facade is closed except from the kitchen and livingroom which has a big glazed area, which gives a view through the house and catches the lake view at the arrival.Save this picture!SectionThe site is in focus and the big windows frame the nature beautifully from inside and reflects the trees outside.Save this picture!© Hampus BerndtsonInside skylights are placed sporadically, which gives space for sunbeams, the view of the sky and the treetops. They are placed almost horizontal on the roof, so they are not visible from the outside. The sunbeams give a kaleidoscopic light specific places in the house.Save this picture!© Hampus BerndtsonThe house is heated with geothermal and needs a minimum of energy consumption.Project gallerySee allShow lessHouse in Ávila / Claudia Olalla GilSelected ProjectsUS Architecture Schools Express Interest in Conferring Licensure to GraduatesArchitecture News Share CopyAbout this officeMette Lange ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSlangerupHousesDenmarkPublished on December 24, 2014Cite: “Villa Buresø / Mette Lange Architects” 24 Dec 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogVentilated / Double Skin FacadeTechnowoodProfile Façade SystemGlassMitrexSolar PanelsMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalFiber Cements / CementsEQUITONEFiber Cement Facade Panel PicturaCultural / PatrimonialIsland Exterior FabricatorsSeptember 11th Memorial Museum Envelope SystemConcreteKrytonSmart ConcreteSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – B-ClassMetal PanelsLorin IndustriesAnodized Aluminum – Stainless Steel FinishesWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Mass TimberWindowspanoramah!®ah!38 – FlexibilityChairsSellexChair – IrinaBathroom FurnitureKaleBathroom Cabinets – ZeroMore 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 streamlast_img read more

Hospice uses Progress CRM module for ‘Light Up a Life’ campaign

first_imgHospice uses Progress CRM module for ‘Light Up a Life’ campaign Chelmsford-based Farleigh Hospice has worked with Fisk Brett, developers of Progress CRM fundraising database, to develop a module to help it run its Christmas Light Up A Life campaign, one of its major fundraising events of the year.Light Up a Life is the Hospice movement’s way of remembering loved ones at Christmas by asking supporters to dedicate a Christmas tree light to them.Gary Hawkes, Head of Fundraising at Farleigh Hospice, worked with Fisk Brett to ensure that the ProgressCRM database could help maximise the potential of this event.“As one of the major campaigns bringing in funds,” he said, “we realised that we needed a ‘supporter-centric’ database that would enable us to build relationships with our supporters, and to manage their pledges in a sympathetic and appropriate way. We had already upgraded our contacts database to ProgressCRM, but wanted to have even smarter functionality to do Light up a Life justice.”Hawkes and Fisk Brett configured a special module for the Light up a Life campaign, which is now in action. The campaign began in early October with a mailing to warm selection list from both the main contact and supporter database, supplemented by a cold list from a mailing house. Campaign leaflets, printed with their own source codes for tracking by the module, have also been distributed around churches and other local outlets.Donations are received in a variety of forms, and each one includes the request to hold one or more names for a ‘light’ on a Christmas tree and an entry into a book of remembrance. Sometimes, requests are received to put particular names on specific trees or for certain services, and these are recorded in ProgressCRM. Donors receive an acknowledgment letter with the memoriam names confirmed within a special card.Now, in late November and through to December, ‘lighting up’ services are being held throughout the hospice’s area.Hawkes explained how the module has made managing the campaign much simpler. He said: “The database’s ‘Light up a Life’ batch entry module developed for us captures all the necessary information including details of the donors, checking against our existing contact list, and with the ability to quickly create new contacts and Gift Aid declarations.“It also allocates a ‘batch number’ date, source code such as existing supporter, or which new list or which leaflet used. We enter amount, transaction type (in-memoriam being default), and payment method with the ability to create a payment plan if we get a standing order.“The module also records the charity type, and the details required for the services’ cards and their in-memoriam names. These can be multiple names per donation which will be assigned to a card which can include up to five names chosen from a picklist of previous names used by the donor.“The batch processing and printing of the letters and cards is very simple, as is the management of standing orders, Gift Aid declarations and other financial transactions.”The Light Up a Life module is available to other hospices using ProgressCRM. Tagged with: Technology Advertisement Howard Lake | 22 November 2007 | News  45 total views,  1 views today About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1  46 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1last_img read more

On 50th anniversary of his death: Che lives!

first_imgChe mural in Belfast, northern Ireland. His father, Ernesto Guevara Lynch, said in 1969: ‘In my son’s veins flowed the blood of the Irish rebels.’Ernesto “Che” Guevara — the great internationalist and revolutionary leader — died 50 years ago on Oct. 9, 1967, at the hands of Bolivian soldiers who were trained, equipped and put in motion by U.S. Green Beret and CIA operatives.His killers posed with his body to boast and prove his death. But Che’s last words proved their defeat and his victory: “Shoot, cowards. You are only going to kill a man.”Because Che still lives.Immediately after his death, protests against Che’s murder at the behest of the U.S. erupted worldwide, from Mexico to Algeria, from Cairo to Calcutta. In France, those demonstrations built toward the 1968 general strike and student uprising that brought the country’s economy to a virtual standstill.In Cuba, 1968 was declared the Year of the Heroic Guerilla, beginning the still ongoing travel by Cubans to Africa and Latin America to complete internationalist missions originating in Che’s example.Fifty years later, murals of Che and his words still inspire people in the U.S., from Los Angeles to Chicago to an obscure side street garden in Syracuse, N.Y.Bourgeois writers argue that the millions who wear Che T-shirts, or engrave his name on their bodies with tattoos, are doing so as a fashion fad or a romantic fantasy. They say people do not really know what Che represents.A stone-cold answer to that came, amazingly, at a 2016 graduation ceremony at the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, N.Y. Documented later in social media, a cadet pulled aside his formal uniform vest — and revealed Che’s implacable face underneath. Anticipating comments that this was only an ironic gesture, the cadet then flipped his regulation hat over to reveal a scrawled, defiant message: “Communism will win.”Che still lives. How and why?Che was an Argentine physician with a lifelong asthma disability, a husband and father, a guerilla warfare and military tactical genius, an economist and minister of industries in revolutionary Cuba — and a Marxist-Leninist communist to his dying breath.When he said at his end, “You will only kill a man,” those words were imbued with his absolute understanding of the interconnectedness of the worldwide struggle against imperialism and capitalism, which he knew would continue after his death, without fail.Imprinted on the hearts and minds of those who have come after is Che’s passionate devotion to the world’s oppressed, best known perhaps in his words: “At the risk of seeming ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality. … We must strive every day so that this love of living humanity will be transformed into actual deeds, into acts that serve as examples, as a moving force.” (“Socialism and Man in Cuba,” 1965)But Che’s unrelenting commitment to internationalism, rooted in Marxist materialist analysis, is equally crucial to understanding his continuing vitality into the 21st century. In 1965 remarks to the Afro-Asian Conference in Algeria, Che said: “There are no borders in this struggle to the death. We cannot be indifferent to what happens anywhere in the world, because a victory by any country over imperialism is our victory.”From his guerilla camp in Bolivia, the April before his assassination, Che sent a strong internationalist message to the Tricontinental Solidarity organization in Havana: “We must bear in mind that imperialism is a world system, the last stage of capitalism — and it must be defeated in a world confrontation. The strategic end of this struggle should be the destruction of imperialism. Our share, the responsibility of the exploited and underdeveloped of the world, is to eliminate the foundations of imperialism.”Che lives on in Bolivia. There Manuel Cortez, farming next door to the schoolhouse where Che was assassinated, said: “It’s like he is alive and with us, like a friend. We say, ‘Che, help us with our work or with this planting,’ and it always goes well.” (Knight-Ridder News, Aug. 17, 2004)Che lives on throughout Africa. There Thomas Sankara, a Marxist revolutionary, pan-Africanist and president of Burkina Faso, said: “Che Guevara taught us we could dare to have confidence in ourselves, confidence in our abilities. He instilled in us the conviction that struggle is our only recourse. … That is why we say that Che Guevara is also African and Burkinabè.” (Akinyemi Adeseye, “‘We Are Heirs of the World’s Revolutions’: Lessons from Thomas Sankara,” 2010)The oppressed of the world continue to embrace Che — because Che embraced them in the struggle.Fidel Castro said on the 40th anniversary of Che’s death: “Why did they think that by killing him, he would cease to exist as a fighter? … Today he is in every place, wherever there is a just cause to defend.”Che lives. In the words of the great Cuban poet Nicolás Guillén, as quoted in Granma on Oct. 8:We want …to live like you have died,to live like you live,Che Comandante.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Venezuelan Consulate celebrates independence

first_imgThe Venezuelan Consulate in San Francisco held a ceremony in celebration of Venezuelan Independence Day on July 5 at the Simón Bolívar statue in the United Nations Plaza. Consul General Antonio José Cordero Rodríguez addressed the small crowd, honoring Bolívar, considered the “father of the nation,” with a floral offering. A reception was held at the San Francisco Consulate office afterwards.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Survey Shows Only 3% Of College Graduates Would Consider A Career…

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News Survey Shows Only 3% Of College Graduates Would Consider A Career In… The world’s demand for food will surge by 2050, with a projected 10 billion people requiring a 70 percent increase in food production. The question is, who will lead the way to find solutions for this demand and ensure the world’s people will be fed? A recent nationally representative survey conducted by ORC International on behalf of Land O’Lakes, Inc. shows there’s a startling lack of young people planning to work in the agriculture industry. In fact, only 3 percent of college grads and 9 percent of Millennials surveyed have or would consider an ag career.When compared to other industries, respondents were least likely to indicate that they have or would consider a career in agriculture (6 percent), with healthcare and technology at the highest career interest (each at 21 percent); followed by education (20 percent); marketing and sales; finance; and manufacturing and engineering (all at 12 percent).USDA job reports underscore these findings: more than 20,000 agriculture jobs go unfilled each year. Despite this fact, the majority of survey respondents – 54 percent – think it is difficult or very difficult for recent college graduates to get a job in agriculture.“We will need to produce more food in the next 40 or 50 years than in the previous 500 years combined,” said Lydia Botham, executive director, Land O’Lakes Foundation. “Our priorities are clear – we must focus on attracting the next generation of Ag workers to the highly skilled, well-paid career opportunities. Failing to do so may lead to severe consequences.”According to the survey, 76 percent of respondents do not think or are not sure if a career in Ag pays well. This misperception is prevalent across geographies (85 percent in the Northeast, 82 percent in the West and 71 percent in the Midwest and South).However, 35 percent of Millennials – significantly more than any other generation – think Ag careers do pay well, (compared with 21 percent of Generation X and 17 percent of Baby Boomers), which may be a promising sign of attracting college students to the field.“People still think you have to wear boots and overalls to work in Ag,” said Botham. “But modern agriculture has evolved to become one of the most vital and technologically advanced fields there is today. And the career choices are as dynamic as the industry itself – from seed geneticists and soil conservationists to supply chain analysts and economists.”To attract new college graduates, Land O’Lakes, Inc. created the Global Food Challenge – Emerging Leaders for Food Security™ program to engage future leaders in the challenges and opportunities facing agriculture.The yearlong fellowship program provides selected college students the opportunity to learn more about global food security, and includes travel to U.S. farms, to Washington, D.C., to understand policy, and to smallholder farms in rural Africa. Students are selected from a wide range of education disciplines, from agronomy and environmental science to nutrition, finance and marketing.Trey Forsyth, a 2014 Emerging Leader, believes that programs like the Global Food Challenge will encourage the next generation to get involved in agriculture – and to tackle global hunger. His trip with other Emerging Leaders to meet policymakers in Washington, D.C., was a revelation.“I saw a whole new side of agriculture that I never knew existed, and it was fascinating,” Forsyth said. “Now I’m thinking of pursuing a career in Ag policy.”Source: Land O’Lakes news release Previous articleClosing CommentsNext articleCover Crop Field Day to be held in Kouts Hoosier Ag Today SHARE Facebook Twitter By Hoosier Ag Today – Mar 21, 2016 SHARE Survey Shows Only 3% Of College Graduates Would Consider A Career In Agriculture Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

SC governor signs abortion ban; Planned Parenthood sues

first_img WhatsApp Facebook By Digital AIM Web Support – February 18, 2021 Twitter Facebook Pinterest TAGS  Twittercenter_img Pinterest SC governor signs abortion ban; Planned Parenthood sues Previous articleVive Benefits Welcomes New Hire to Lead Business DevelopmentNext article‘Horrible’: Witnesses recall massacre in Ethiopian holy city Digital AIM Web Support Local NewsUS News WhatsApp Black members of the South Carolina House walk out as an abortion bill is debated on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 in Columbia, S.C. The House is expected to pass the bill that would ban nearly all abortions and send it to the governor’s desk.last_img read more

More HR makes companies higher profits, survey finds

first_imgMore HR makes companies higher profits, survey findsOn 31 Oct 2000 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. The greater the number of HR practices built into a company, the more profit per employee, research has confirmed.David Guest, professor of organisational psychology and human resource management at Kings College, London, said his research project had found that investing in HR practices leads to improved financial performance. “Having few HR practices is damaging,” he warned at the conference last week.The study – The Future of Work Programme on HRM and Performance, funded by the European Social Research Council and the CIPD – also found that the number of grievance procedures a company faces has a negative effect on financial performance. But he said that despite a swelling body of evidence of the benefits of investing in so-called high-performance HR practices in areas such as recruitment, training, job security, involvement and team-working, the message was not being taken up by businesses.Only 13 per cent of private-sector workplaces had eight or more HR practices while no company in a sample of 610 companies had more than 14.Ron Collard, UK human resource operations partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, said, “Not doing things for cost reasons damages the business more than playing around with innovative experiments.”According to John Purcell, professor of HR Management and director of the Work and Employee Relations Centre at Bath University, who is working on 12 case studies for the project, said companies which invest in HR tend to have “a big idea at the top”.He said, “They have a vision that is simple, clear and binding. They know the relationship between the way people are managed and financial performance.”Dina Gray, director of intellectual capital at Henley-based software house AIT – one of Purcell’s case study companies – said investment in HR involved consultation with multiple teams, tai chi, poetry readings, charity work, singing and an emphasis on “fun” at work.By Stephen Overell Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more