whatsapp Pay at FTSE firms grows PAY PACKETS in the private sector are growing at a faster rate than those in the public sector for the first time since March 2009, said research out today. Workers in for-profit companies saw their take-home pay increase at an annual rate of 1.4 per cent in September. Pay rises are still lagging far behind inflation, which is pushing up the cost of consumer goods by 3.1 per cent a year. However, public sector workers fared even worse, with the average pay packet growing by an annual rate of 1.3 per cent last month, according to figures from 600 public bodies compiled by payment specialist VocaLink. Pay growth has improved slightly over the year, with pay hikes at FTSE 350 companies growing by an average of 0.9 per cent over the year to September, and public sector rises adding 1.6 per cent. Private companies have managed to bounce back more quickly from the slump in May and June this year, adding 0.9 percentage points to the average wage growth compared to 0.2 percentage points within public bodies. Douglas McWilliams, chief executive of the Centre for Economics and Business Reform said: “The sluggishness of annual earnings and pay growth is largely the result of slackness in the labour market. The latest data released by the Office for National Statistics has revealed that the claimant count measure of unemployment increased in August for the first time since January.”Marion King, chief executive officer at VocaLink, added: “With the emergency Budget of 22 June announcing a two-year public sector wage freeze for those earning above £21,000, private sector wage growth is likely to continue outstripping public sector wage growth from 2011 onwards.” whatsapp Share Ad Unmute by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryUndoTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastUndoNoteabley25 Funny Notes Written By StrangersNoteableyUndoMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailUndoSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesUndoBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItUndoBetterBe20 Stunning Female AthletesBetterBeUndomoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comUndoMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesUndo Wednesday 6 October 2010 7:39 pm KCS-content Read This Next’Kevin Can F**k Himself’: Here’s Why Only Allison and Patty Are SeenThe Wrap20 Stars Who’ve Posted Nude Selfies, From Lizzo to John Legend (Photos)The Wrap’Batwoman’: Wallis Day on Circe’s ‘Deranged’ Warpath and the Key to SavingThe Wrap’Godzilla vs Kong’ Reaches $100 Million in US After Grossing $250,000 inThe WrapJoin a Conversation on ‘Cancel Culture in Comedy’ with Maz Jobrani, SkyeThe WrapAnya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Fiennes Join Searchlight’s Dark Comedy ‘The Menu’The WrapAfter ‘Black Widow,’ Kevin Feige Leaves Open the Possibility of OtherThe Wrap’Pose’ Creator Steven Canals on Life After His Groundbreaking Show: ‘I’mThe Wrap’The Boys’ Star Aya Cash Took Inspiration From YouTube, TikTok and SteveThe Wrap Show Comments ▼ Tags: NULL
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March 15, 2012 at 8:10 pm Bishop Robinson is a sign of hope for the ECUSA in the 21st century for his honesty, prophetic voice and great compassion for a broken world. His episcopate is historic and while controversy and maliciousness have swirled around, his presence has shone light on how deeply prejudice and ignorance are held up as some divinely revealed truth. We are forever grateful. Associate Rector Columbus, GA Peggy R. Rogers says: New Hampshire diocese names three nominees for bishop coadjutor Rector Pittsburgh, PA Youth Minister Lorton, VA The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR March 15, 2012 at 6:17 pm I am saddened by the departure of this servant of God and wish for him and Mark the blessings of peace and love. It is indeed sorrowful that Bishop Robinson has suffered so unnecessarily. God be with you and your husband. Comments (6) TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Julian Malakar says: Rector Knoxville, TN Press Release Service March 16, 2012 at 8:12 am Dear Bishop Robinson and Mark,As a clergy spouse, I can only glimpse what these years have been like for you both. Thank you for doing the difficuly work of a pilgrim. Good for you for preserving your family. God’s richest blessings upon you. Featured Events Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Keila Thomas says: Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Submit an Event Listing Rector Hopkinsville, KY An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Albany, NY Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Director of Music Morristown, NJ Colleen Hall says: Rector Shreveport, LA [Episcopal News Service] The Diocese of New Hampshire’s Bishop Search and Nomination Committee March 15 announced a three-nominee slate for a bishop coadjutor to succeed Bishop V. Gene Robinson.The nominees include:the Rev. Penelope Maud Bridges, 53, rector, St. Francis Episcopal Church, Great Falls, Virginia (Diocese of Virginia);the Rev. A. Robert Hirschfeld, 51, rector, Grace Episcopal Church, Amherst, Massachusetts (Diocese of Western Massachusetts);the Rev. William Warwick Rich, 59, senior associate rector for Christian formation, Trinity Church, Boston, Massachusetts (Diocese of Massachusetts).More information about the nominees is here.Announcement of the slate opened a petition nomination process that closes March 25. Any additional candidates’ names are due to be announced on April 30, according to a timeline here.The bishop coadjutor will be elected May 19 at St. Paul’s Church in Concord.Because the election will occur close in time to the 77th meeting of the General Convention of the Episcopal Church in July, Episcopal Church canons provide (in Canon III.11.3) for the required consents to be sought from the bishops and deputies at convention.Assuming that consent is received, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori is scheduled to consecrate the bishop coadjutor on Aug. 4 at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord.On Jan. 5, 2013, the coadjutor will be installed as the 10th diocesan bishop at St. Paul’s Church.Robinson announced in November 2010 that he would retire in January 2013.“Death threats, and the now-worldwide controversy surrounding your election of me as bishop, have been a constant strain, not just on me, but on my beloved husband, Mark, who has faithfully stood with me every minute of the last seven years, and in some ways, you,” said Robinson, speaking at the conclusion of the diocese’s 208th annual convention in 2010. “While I believe that these attitudes, mostly outside the diocese, have not distracted me from my service to you, I would be less than honest if I didn’t say that they have certainly added a burden and certain anxiety to my episcopate.” March 16, 2012 at 8:05 pm Bishop Robinson would be remembered in the history of Anglican Church, Like King Henry VIII, pioneer of establishing Anglican Church from Roman Catholic in 1538. Whether, Bishop Robinson would be remembered as a pioneer of breaking the Anglican Church about 500 years after establishment, only time could tell. Interestingly both men, King Henry VIII and Bishop Robinson revolted against Church for their personal interest on sexual issues. One fought for allowing divorce from his wife and remarried another woman and the other fought for divorce from his wife and remarried to another same sex person, called him husband. Both actions are spiritually wrong according to words of God and traditional value, but both were successful in fulfilling their wishes. May God bless Bishop Robinson and his husband Mark for their new challenge in life. Marian Troup says: Rector Bath, NC Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Submit a Press Release Rector Belleville, IL The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group March 15, 2012 at 6:33 pm Thank you, Marion, for your comments. You speak for me and many others I know. Bishop Robinson spoke in my diocese a short time ago, and he was powerfully received. He is a true gift to the church. Rector Collierville, TN Featured Jobs & Calls Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Washington, DC Tags Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI House of Bishops Course Director Jerusalem, Israel This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 John Neitzel says: In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 By ENS staffPosted Mar 15, 2012 Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Tampa, FL Bishop Elections, March 16, 2012 at 3:09 pm I had the great pleasure of meeting you and Mark, hearing you speak, and receiving the eucharist from you at the 2006 General Convention and just seeing you face to face. I remember all of that so very well and am grateful for the experience. I do feel so sorry for your critics who haven’t had that experience. You and Mark will be in my thoughts and prayers in the future. Rector Smithfield, NC Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Comments are closed. 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11 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 20 June 2013 | News The Public Fundraising Regulatory Association (PFRA) is to begin publishing an annual benchmark of penalty points incurred by its member organisation in their street face-to-face fundraising.The first full annual Street F2F Compliance Benchmark will be published in May 2014, and will show the average number of penalty points issued per compliance visit for the previous financial year across all its members who carry out street face-to-face fundraising. Only agencies and charities running in-house teams accrue penalty points.The Benchmark will also give the average number of points issued for breaches of the three types of rules: Advertisement Administrative rules – e.g. failing to submit diary requests on time.Charities who are PFRA members will receive details of points issued on campaigns conducted for them by agencies.Individual PFRA provider members, namely fundraising agencies and charities running in-house teams. will be informed of their own individual average compliance scores, plus their average scores for operational, conduct and administrative rules.The Street F2F Compliance Benchmark will be accompanied by a graph showing average points awarded during each month of the financial year. This will indicate whether the average is increasing, decreasing or is stable. What is a compliance visit?A compliance visit is a mystery shopping exercise by one of PFRA’s official contractors or a site check by a member of the PFRA’s compliance team. Activities are analysed against a checklist of potential rule breaches.Interim report in NovemberBefore the first annual report next year, PFRA will publish an interim report in November 2013. This will provide results from the first full year of operation since the penalties and standards regime was introduced in September 2012.Nick Henry, the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association’s head of standards and allocations, said that their standards procedures now provided “the most rigorous system of enforcement and compliance for any type of fundraising”.He added: “Our annual benchmark will give an overall indication of how well or badly our members perform and gives our members the opportunity to publicise how well they are performing against the benchmark. After a few years, we will have enough information to start identifying long-term trends in compliance.”Image: tick and crosses by alexndr on Shutterstock.com PFRA to publish annual benchmarks for breaches of face-to-face fundraising rules Operational rules – relating to stipulations contained in PFRA site agreements and the operation of fundraising, such as standing too close to a shop, leaving bags unattended, or working off-delineation. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Conduct rules – e.g. relating to the behaviour of fundraisers, such as following people for more than three steps or failing immediately to terminate an engagement. 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.
Photo: Desirée J. DeLoachNew York — The capitalist class held an event at New York’s Radio City Music Hall on Oct. 7-8 called the World Business Forum. Five thousand of the richest CEOs and bankers met there to share their experiences in how to slash benefits, lower wages and bust unions.Outraged by this display of vast wealth in a time of prolonged crisis for the working class, Fight Imperialism, Stand Together (FIST), a militant youth organization, decided to cut to the heart of the issue and called for a march against the entire system that allows for such crimes — capitalism itself.Young revolutionaries from New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore met in Columbus Circle before the march with signs, banners and flags. Notable were several flags from the former Soviet Union and even one from the anti-fascist group Union Borotba, which is currently fighting in eastern Ukraine. Some protesters held up images of Che Guevara to honor this revolutionary internationalist on the anniversary of his death. Some signs read, “The real enemy is on Wall St.!”Carried out as a people’s class on Marxism and anti-imperialism in the streets, the march traveled to eight different locations around midtown Manhattan, including statues of Simon Bolivar and Jose Marti, Chase Bank, Fox News and St. Patrick’s Cathedral.Activists spoke out about national liberation struggles in Latin America, represented by the statues of Simon Bolivar and Jose Marti. These two are heroes in their countries, Venezuela and Cuba, respectively, and offer inspiration for revolutions against imperialism.Chase Bank, one of the largest private banks in the world, is an icon of finance capital and thus a natural target for the march. Speakers discussed the role of the imperialist banks, how they have come to dominate the capitalist economy, subordinating all other industries and causing wars.Supporting the banks in their drive for wars to secure profits are the corporate news outlets and media. Among the most jingoistic and reactionary of these is Fox News. Interestingly, their headquarters is only one block away from Chase’s own headquarters, illustrating who they really take their orders from. Speakers denounced wars of aggression and the hypocrisy of so-called freedom of the press under capitalism, while underscoring the need for socialist revolution.The institution of the Catholic Church, represented by St. Patrick’s Cathedral, has for centuries been a bastion of misogyny and homophobia. Activists spoke on the issues of reproductive rights, the inequality of women in the church, and the church’s history of violence and bigotry against lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people.At the conclusion of the march, activists converged on a rally held by the New York People’s Power Assembly in front of Radio City Music Hall. Demands were raised for a $15-an-hour minimum wage and a union for all workers, as well as rights for immigrants and an end to police terror.The young revolutionaries who took part in the march were energetic and determined to end this criminal capitalist system and build a better world. When protesters were taunted by bankers at Chase, they stood defiant and laughed. They knew that for each protester on that day there would soon be 10,000 more, and they wouldn’t only be holding signs and chanting. They would be seizing those very same banks, taking back all the wealth that had been stolen, and building a new world based on human needs, not capitalist greed.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this
Facebook Twitter MONSANTO AND DOW AGROSCIENCES ANNOUNCE GLOBAL LICENSING AGREEMENT Previous articleUSDA Report shows Biobased Industry Contributes Billions to U.S. EconomyNext articleHSUS Losses Fight to Regulate CAFO Emissions Gary Truitt By Gary Truitt – Oct 4, 2016 Facebook Twitter Home Indiana Agriculture News MONSANTO AND DOW AGROSCIENCES ANNOUNCE GLOBAL LICENSING AGREEMENT Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) and Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), announced today that the companies have reached a non-exclusive global option and licensing agreement on Dow AgroSciences’ EXZACT™ Precision Technology® Platform for research and commercial development of new crop solutions across Monsanto Company’s research portfolio.EXZACT technology, which Dow AgroSciences has developed under an exclusive license and collaboration agreement in plants with Sangamo BioSciences, Inc., facilitates the creation of crop varieties and lines having improved traits.“Monsanto is pleased to pursue applications of this genome-editing technology for the development of new plant discoveries and solutions for farmers,” said Tom Adams, Ph.D., biotechnology lead for Monsanto. “Zinc finger nucleases are a well-established technology for gene editing and this license, together with our existing and other licensed technology, will allow us to pursue product development while further enabling our growing body of research in this emerging field.”“EXZACT technology is helping to deliver next generation crop improvements into the hands of farmers,” said Daniel R. Kittle, Ph.D., vice president, research and development, Dow AgroSciences. “Broad adoption of EXZACT by industry partners, such as Monsanto, expands access to solutions that will improve grower productivity and profitability.”Both companies noted that genome-editing technology and the broad array of emerging genome-editing techniques, including the zinc finger nuclease (ZFN) technology in EXZACT, represent key scientific applications that can deliver breakthroughs in agriculture. Monsanto believes that genome-editing technologies will enable plant breeders to deliver better hybrids and varieties more efficiently, as well as offer plant scientists additional resources to provide new improvements in plant biotechnology. SHARE SHARE