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BTN’s 2020 Innovate Conference

Winner: Thrust Carbon The BTN Group’s Innovator of the Year London-based green-tech travel startup Thrust Carbon last month captured The BTN Group’s Innovator of the Year award. By simplifying the path toward sustainable travel programs, Thrust Carbon beat out fierce competition from nine other entrants. The Thrust Carbon platform includes several tools, centered around the Thrust Calculator, which crunches complex ...

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Unisys On Hunt For New UK Agency & European Hub

Incumbent Octopus Group has decided not to take part in the technology giant’s competitive review. LONDON — Technology giant Unisys has issued an RFP for a new UK agency and European hub on a two-year contract, PRovoke has learned. As well as leading PR in the UK, the account involves co-ordinating local agencies in France, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands and ...

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Council Only Scheduled For Closed Session Meeting on Monday

Negotiations on YWCA proposals on agenda Although the City Council is not scheduled to meet in open session on Monday, there will be a packed closed session meeting starting at 2 p.m which includes property negotiations on a Summitt property, negotiations with two Pasadena Fire Department unions, potential litigation and price and payment negotiations related to the YWCA and the ...

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Soccer-Bain and CVC revise Serie A bids as clubs delay decision – sources

LONDON/FRANKFURT/MILAN – Two private equity groups have revised their final bids to Italy’s top-flight soccer league as they vie to secure a slice of Serie A’s lucrative broadcasting rights business for the next 10 seasons, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. The two offers will be reviewed by Serie A club presidents on Oct. 13, after an initial Oct. 9 deadline ...

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LSE picks Euronext as preferred bidder for Borsa Italiana

LONDON/MILAN/PARIS – London Stock Exchange entered exclusive talks to sell Borsa Italiana to Euronext on Friday, with the French operator seeing off Deutsche Boerse and Switzerland’s Six as it bids to add another bourse to its pan-European network. The logo of stock market operator Euronext is seen on a building in the financial district of la Defense in Courbevoie, near ...

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Arcadia Group Wants to Develop a Coffee Shop & More

If you’ve ever stopped in Arcadia Township on M-22, you know that there’s only one thing missing after Lake Michigan, Old Baldy, the Mott Preserve, the Mile Long Marsh Walk, the Lake Michigan beach and the fish and wildlife that abound in this secluded valley: A place to gather together over a really good cup of coffee! And that’s what ...

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Proper Web Designer Interview Questions to Hire the Best Expert

Not only does a web designer have to be well-prepared for a job interview with a potential employer, but an employer also needs to know what questions to ask to figure out if a particular candidate has what it takes to become a part of the team. As a software development company that deals with interviewing job applicants all the ...

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Labour bids to amend Fire Safety Bill in wake of “shameful” failure to remove unsafe cladding

THE LABOUR Party will try to amend the Government’s Fire Safety Bill this week after it emerged that over 80% of private sector accommodation with Grenfell Tower-style flammable cladding has not had the dangerous material removed. Labour will try to amend the legislation due before Parliament and force the Government to implement the recommendations of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry’s Phase One ...

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Next UK lottery operator will have to give share of profits to charity

‘Radical shift’ after incumbent Camelot criticised for not raising sum donated to good causes Camelot’s contributions to charities rose 2 per cent between 2010 and 2017 while profits grew 122 per cent to £71m The next operator of the UK’s National Lottery will have to give a share of its profits to good causes after the incumbent came under fire ...

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Wind and solar are 30-50% cheaper than thought, admits UK government

Electricity generated from wind and solar is 30-50% cheaper than previously thought, according to newly published UK government figures. The new estimates of the “levelised cost” of electricity, published this week by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), show that renewables are much cheaper than expected in the previous iteration of the report, published in 2016. The previously published version had, in ...

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India to Hire Deloitte, SBI Caps to Help LIC Prepare for IPO

India is poised to hire Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India Ltd. and SBI Capital Markets Ltd. to help Life Insurance Corp. of India prepare for an initial share sale, people with knowledge of the matter said. The advisers will help evaluate the capital structure of India’s biggest insurer as well as aid the company in reworking its financial statement, according to a tender ...

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‘I stand by what the NAO reported, let us keep VGH and Steward separate’ – Prime Minister

Prime Minister Robert Abela said that he will stand by what the National Audit Office (NAO) reported about the Vitals Global Healthcare (VGH) agreement while also emphasising that the VGH agreement should be kept separate from the contract that the government has with Steward Healthcare. He was answering a number of questions that were put forward by members of the ...

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3 agencies qualify tech round for assisting DPIIT in start up initiatives

PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, and KPMG Advisory, have qualified the technical evaluation round for assisting the DPIIT in effective and on ground implementation of initiatives for startups Three consultancy agencies – PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, and KPMG Advisory, have qualified the technical evaluation round for assisting the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) in effective and on ground implementation ...

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Shapoorji Pallonji among 4 finalists for 535-acre theme park, UK’s largest

EPC cost pegged at $1.8 billion; first phase to be launched in 2024 TopicsShapoorji Pallonji group | Shapoorji Pallonji | London London Resort Master Plan One of India’s top conglomerates, the Shapoorji Pallonji group, is in the final lap to bag the construction mandate of the UK’s largest amusement park, persons aware of the development told Business Standard. Pegged at $1.8 billion in construction deal size, ...

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Mitigating the Bullwhip Effect Using Quantzig’s Supply Chain Network Optimization Solutions | Submit RFP for Similar Engagements

Supply Chain Network Optimization Engagement LONDON — Quantzig, a global data analytics and advisory firm, that delivers actionable analytics solutions to resolve complex business problems has announced the completion of its latest supply chain network optimization engagement for a personal protective equipment company. Supply chain network optimization solutions can help you plan your supply chain network to withstand the dynamic demands.Tweet ...

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Camden to request proposals for use of tannery property

Can transformation of the tannery property on Washington Street move forward after a 20-year history of chemical pollution, environmental cleanups, failed attempts to sell the property and competing visions for its use. CAMDEN — The town of Camden will issue a request for proposals for buying or leasing all, or a part, of the town-owned property, named Tannery Park. The Select ...

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Web Crawling and Scraping in the CPG Industry: Quantzig’s Recent Article Lists 3 Use Cases | Submit RFP for Detailed Insights

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Quantzig’s global team of web crawling experts with in-depth domain expertise has a proven track record of identifying and implementing web analytics best practices to create insight-driven organizations across a range of industries, including CPG & retail, banking, insurance, telecom, media & entertainment, online learning, healthcare, and oil & gas. Over the past few years, Quantzig has worked ...

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State-owned Chinese company bids to build second UK nuclear plant

London: A Chinese state-owned company blacklisted in the United States has applied to build a second nuclear plant in Britain amid growing concern in UK government’s ranks about Chinese investment in critical infrastructure. China General Nuclear Power Group’s application creates a new headache for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is already facing a backbench revolt over his approval of Chinese firm ...

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$1,000 to download a movie: Life in London’s broadband dead zones

Even inside city limits, there are spots with no access to broadband Internet Chris Rudi operates her mattress business from an area of Fanshawe Park Road with no broadband internet service. To avoid sky-high data charges, she takes her cellphone to a breakfast place with free WiFi. (Submitted by Chris Rudi) Londoner Jim Gillies would like to video chat with his ...

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WILLIS TOWERS WATSON Health & Benefits Lead Associate

Our Health and Benefits Lead Associates play the critical role of day to day project manager, advisor, and communications lead with clients. This role provides an excellent opportunity for long-term career growth by enhancing one’s benefits acumen, and client and project management skills with one of the world’s leading benefits advisory firms.The Role Proactively advise clients and provide superior client ...

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FA Cup final date pencilled in as governing body bids to curb £100m financial loss

Top-flight bosses have held several meetings in a bid to finish the remaining matches of the 2019/20 season despite the coronavirus crisis wreaking havoc This season’s FA Cup final has reportedly been pencilled in for Saturday August 8 as football chiefs continue to put the finishing touches on the Premier League’s Project Restart proposal. Top-flight bosses have held several meetings ...

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Bidding still open for cities to host 2021 World Table Tennis events

World Table Tennis (WTT) has reminded cities that bidding is still open to host competitions for its 2021 calendar despite more than 40 already stating their interest. With competitions at all tiers from the Grand Smashes, the largest events of the WTT Series, through to some of the smaller competitions, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has encouraged cities to ...

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UKHospitality urges government to speed up loan approvals

UKHospitality has revealed the results of the first comprehensive survey of the hospitality sector during the Covid-19 pandemic. Businesses were asked about their experiences of accessing loans, insurance claims, the speed of grant payments and workforce issues. The results have highlighted flaws in the level of support provided to businesses during the crisis. Around half (48 per cent) of businesses ...

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