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CFC Stanbic Holdings Limited (CFC.ke) Q12014 Interim Report

first_imgCFC Stanbic Holdings Limited (SBIC.ke) listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2014 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about CFC Stanbic Holdings Limited (SBIC.ke) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the CFC Stanbic Holdings Limited (SBIC.ke) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: CFC Stanbic Holdings Limited (SBIC.ke)  2014 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileCFC Stanbic Holdings Limited is a financial service, insurance agency and stock broking company in Kenya offering products and services to the personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking sectors. The company also has division servicing clients in the Republic of South Sudan. Its corporate and investment banking division services range from transactional banking, debt securities and equity trading to project, structured and trade financing. Its personal and commercial banking division offers services ranging from The Corporate and Investment Banking segment offers foreign exchange, and debt securities and equities trading services; transactional banking and investor services; investment banking services, such as project finance, advisory, structured finance, structured trade finance, corporate lending, primary markets, and property finance services; and wealth management and advisory services to larger corporates, financial institutions, and international counterparties. The Personal and Business Banking segment provides residential accommodation loans to individual customers; installment sales and finance leases, including installment finance in the consumer vehicles market, and vehicles and equipment finance in the business market; and card facilities to individuals and businesses. This segment also offers transactional and lending products comprising deposit taking, electronic banking, cheque accounts, and other lending products associated with the various points of contact channels, such as ATMs, Internet, and branches. The company was formerly known as CfC Stanbic Holdings Limited and changed its name to Stanbic Holdings Plc in October 2016. The company is based in Nairobi, Kenya. Stanbic Holdings Plc is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited. CFC Stanbic Holdings Limited is listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchangelast_img read more

Stock market rally: I’d listen to Warren Buffett and invest money in an ISA to retire rich

first_img 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. Warren Buffett has a long track record of benefiting from investing money in shares. Looking ahead, he could capitalise on a likely long-term stock market rally after the 2020 stock market crash.Therefore, following his lead and investing money in shares could be a shrewd move. It may enable an investor to improve their prospects of retiring with a surprisingly large ISA nest egg from which a passive income can be drawn.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…Warren Buffett’s long-term focus when investingWarren Buffett has an extremely long time horizon when investing money in shares. In fact, his favoured holding period is apparently “forever“. This tallies with his track record of investing, with many of his current holdings having been part of his portfolio for many decades.Following a similar approach could be beneficial to ISA investors. It could mean that they benefit from a long-term stock market rally of the type that has always previously taken place following a stock market crash. Certainly, the 2020 market decline may not yet be over. The economic outlook is weak, while political change could mean that investors become more risk averse in the coming months. Therefore, a long-term approach may prove to be more profitable than seeking to benefit from short-term share price movements.The impact of compounding on an ISA portfolioWarren Buffett’s long-term outlook allows him to benefit from compounding. Over time, this can make a huge difference to the size of an ISA portfolio. For example, £10,000 invested at a 10% return over five years would be worth just over £16,000. However, the same return over a period of 25 years would turn a £10,000 investment into a portfolio valued at £108,000.Many investors who are investing money for retirement are likely to have a long time horizon. Therefore, they may be better off using the 2020 stock market crash to their advantage, in terms of buying high-quality shares at cheap prices. Over time, they could benefit from a likely stock market recovery that boosts the value of their ISA to a surprisingly large amount.The benefits of using an ISAWhile Warren Buffett remains invested in shares for the long run, investors may require access to their portfolios due to unforeseen events. For example, they may encounter financial difficulties, or have housing/car repair bills to pay. This could mean that locking away their capital for decades may not be an attractive option.ISAs provide far greater flexibility than other retirement accounts. They can be accessed at any time without penalty. Withdrawals from an ISA are also tax-free. As such, since they offer attractive tax benefits at a low cost, using them to invest money in shares for the long term could be a sound means of capitalising on a likely stock market rally. Image source: The Motley Fool Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Peter Stephens | Sunday, 29th November, 2020 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. See all posts by Peter Stephens 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. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Stock market rally: I’d listen to Warren Buffett and invest money in an ISA to retire rich Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge!last_img read more

FTSE 100 shares: why I’d invest in cheap UK shares in 2021 to achieve financial freedom

first_img 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. Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! 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” 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. Enter Your Email Address Peter Stephens | Friday, 8th January, 2021 center_img Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Despite the recent rally for many FTSE 100 shares, a number of cheap UK shares are still available to buy. Many sectors remain unfavoured by investors due to their short-term challenges. Over time, they may deliver improving performances that lead to rising stock prices.Indeed, the past performance of the stock market shows a strategy of buying cheap shares can be very profitable. Where they have solid financial positions and an investor is able to diversify, a portfolio made up of undervalued shares can provide greater scope for financial freedom.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…Buying cheap UK sharesEven though cheap UK shares may not be popular at the present time, they could deliver high returns in the coming years. A key reason for this is that investors may be pricing in poor financial performance that doesn’t last beyond the coming months.For example, a stock may be struggling at the present time due to disruption caused by coronavirus. While this may put its financial position under pressure on a temporary basis, in the long run it’s likely to experience stronger operating conditions.Clearly, it’s imperative to invest money in companies that have the financial means to survive a period of weak financial performance. For example, they should have modest debt levels and access to large amounts of liquidity. Otherwise, they may be unable to cope with a prolonged period of lower sales so they can benefit from a likely upturn in the economic outlook.Investing money in undervalued FTSE 100 shares todayA strategy of buying cheap UK shares has generally been very successful in the past. Value investors have often outperformed the FTSE 100 simply through purchasing high-quality companies when they trade at low prices, and then holding them for the long run.Since many companies currently have valuations that are significantly below their long-term averages, now may be a sound opportunity to follow a similar strategy.Of course, growth shares that trade at high prices may remain popular among investors in the short run. This may mean that their share prices outperform value stocks over the coming months. However, investors who have a long-term horizon may benefit more from purchasing companies that offer wide margins of safety.Ultimately, they may offer greater scope for capital growth as stock market valuations gradually return to their long-term averages.Building a diverse portfolioAs well as selecting cheap UK shares with solid financial positions, it is important to diversify among a range of stocks. Otherwise, an investor will have too much exposure to one business, sector or region. Given the uncertain economic outlook that may remain in play for part of 2021, having a mix of companies in a portfolio could reduce risk and lead to higher returns. See all posts by Peter Stephens Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. FTSE 100 shares: why I’d invest in cheap UK shares in 2021 to achieve financial freedomlast_img read more

Kidscan invites applications for £200k childhood cancer research fund

first_imgKidscan invites applications for £200k childhood cancer research fund  47 total views,  1 views today Children’s cancer charity Kidscan has announced a £200,000 fund for research into new treatments for childhood cancers, and it is inviting funding applications from scientists.The Salford-based charity is offering ‘pump priming’ awards of up to £10,000 over a 12 month period. The fund is the product of of the charity’s most successful year of fundraising to date.Dr David Pye, Scientific Director at Kidscan, explains:“We are in the fortunate position that thanks to our fantastic fundraisers and supporters, we have raised more money in the last 12 months than in any other year – and we’re funnelling it straight into research into new treatments for childhood cancers. This is a great opportunity to really make a difference to the future of childhood cancer treatment.”The funding was announced on the anniversary of the charity’s creation Kidscan was founded on 2 December 2002 by Professor Alan McGown who had identified that there was no research institute that specifically supported children’s cancer.The application form can be downloaded from Kidscan. There is no deadline for applications. Tagged with: Funding Howard Lake | 2 December 2016 | News Advertisement AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis11  48 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis11 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.last_img read more

Radio news host rehired two weeks after controversial dismissal

first_img NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say MexicoAmericas According to other sources, Aristegui refused to offer an apology.Reporters Without Borders regards Aristegui’s controversial dismissal as questionable. She was in no way guilty of reporting rumours. She behaved professionally by referring to the protest and then suggesting that the president’s office had a right to respond. What should she apologise for? By its nature, a rumour is reprehensible but it cannot be ignored when it concerns a leading pubic figure. It must either become a news item or it must die – after examination of the facts or an appropriate debate. Censorship will just fuel the rumour. If it is confirmed that Aristegui’s dismissal was the result of direct or indirect political pressure, it will constitute a serious setback for free expression in Mexico.W Radio, a station owned by the Televisa group, cited “editorial incompatibility” when it fired Aristegui in 2008 after she revealed that independent journalist Lydia Cacho, who had exposed a paedophile ring allegedly involving associates of Puebla governor Mario Marín, had been arrested on the governor’s orders. to go further May 5, 2021 Find out more Reporters Without Borders welcomes yesterday’s joint announcement by MVS Radio and news anchor Carmen Aristegui that Aristegui is to resume hosting her morning news programme on 21 February, two weeks after her controversial dismissal for referring on the air to opposition claims that President Felipe Calderón had a drinking problem.MVS Radio accused Aristegui of violating professional ethics by “broadcasting rumours” when it fired her on 6 February, two days after she referred in her programme to allegations by opposition legislators that the president was an acoholic. But far from promoting any rumour, as the station claimed, Aristegui just invited the president’s office to respond to the allegations. Her dismissal triggered a storm of criticism and debate.Yesterday’s joint statement said: “Carmen Aristegui and her team, like MVS Radio, are responding in a transparent and public manner to the demands of a representative sector of listeners and the public.” MVS Radio also announced that it will appoint an ombudsman to defend the interests of its listeners and ensure that the station’s code of ethics is respected.____________8.02.11 – Prominent journalist suddenly fired, attempt to suppress rumour suspectedReporters Without Borders is disturbed to learn that influential radio and TV anchor Carmen Aristegui was suddenly fired by the MVS media group on 6 February, two days after referring in her weekday news programme on radio MVS and cable channel Canal 52 to claims by opposition legislators that President Felipe Calderón has an alcohol problem.“The speed with which she was fired and the lack of any clear explanation by MVS tend to support the suspicion that she was the victim of political pressure if not outright censorship,” Reporters Without Borders said. “We point out that Aristegui, who is also producer for CNN in Spanish, was already the victim of an unfair dismissal in a sensitive political context in 2008.”In “MVS Noticias con Carmen Aristegui” on the morning of 4 February, Aristegui showed a demonstration in which members of the opposition Workers Party (PT) unfurled a banner in the Chamber of Deputies that said: “Would you let a drunk drive your car? No, right? So why are you letting one run the country?”Noting that questions had already been raised in the past about Calderón’s alleged alcoholism, Aristegui suggested on the air that the president’s office ought to respond with a clear statement on the subject. Watch the sequence: Reports Receive email alerts MexicoAmericas Help by sharing this information Follow the news on Mexico Reporter murdered in northwestern Mexico’s Sonora statecenter_img News April 28, 2021 Find out more 2011-2020: A study of journalist murders in Latin America confirms the importance of strengthening protection policies May 13, 2021 Find out more RSF_en News News MVS radio announced two days later that Aristegui’s contract been terminated because of a “violation of the code of ethics” but offered no details. In a recorded message, the station said the code excluded “the publishing or broadcasting of rumours”. Listen: February 16, 2011 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Radio news host rehired two weeks after controversial dismissal Organisation last_img read more

Local Congresswoman Praises Pasadena Health Director after Virtual Town Hall Meeting

first_imgGovernment Local Congresswoman Praises Pasadena Health Director after Virtual Town Hall Meeting STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 | 2:39 pm Business News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  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. Today, Rep. Judy Chu (D-Pasadena) hosted a virtual town hall on the COVID-19 crisis for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in the San Gabriel Valley.Chu was joined by Pasadena’s health director Ying Ying Goh, D Manjusha Kulkarni, Executive Director of the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council (A3PCON) and Joyce Lam, Economic Development Program Supervisor at the Chinatown Service Center.Chu praised Dr. Goh after the meeting.“With the economy on hold and people staying home to protect themselves and their loved ones, the COVID-19 crisis is impacting every community in our country. And the Asian American and Pacific Islander community is no exception. But in addition to the strains we are all feeling, the AAPI community faces a number of unique challenges, including the anti-Asian bigotry this pandemic has incited. We need to make sure that everybody is able to survive this crisis together, and that is why I hosted today’s virtual town hall so that we could address these unique challenges directly.“The one threat we all share is the threat of catching or spreading the coronavirus, even if we do not experience symptoms. As a leading local public health official, Dr. Goh was an incredibly valuable expert to help us understand the health risks to the community and how to protect ourselves.”The town hall also covered the rise in racial attacks that have started since the outbreak.There have been more than 1,900 incidents reported in the past few months alone.The Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council has been one of the leaders in tracking and reporting hate incidents and providing resources to the AAPI community.The meeting also addressed the need to help AAPI-owned small businesses. Since many small businesses are started by immigrants and AAPIs are the fastest growing immigrant demographic, there are a significant number of AAPI entrepreneurs and business owners worried about their future. Congress has made support and relief available, but many of these resources have not been translated into Asian languages yet, even though we included funding for the Small Business Administration to do just that, Chu said.“And so it meant so much to have Ms. Lam on the panel to help our AAPI business owners understand the resources available to them and how to access them.“It is so important for me to be in touch with my constituents and to hear from them directly about their experiences and needs. The coronavirus has made my typical in-person meetings with constituents impossible, but I am glad so many were able to join us virtually in order to stay as prepared, safe, and healthy,” Chu said. faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes CITY NEWS SERVICE/STAFF REPORT Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Make a comment HerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNutritional Strategies To Ease AnxietyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty12 Most Breathtaking Trends In Fashion HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThat Sale Made Kim A BillionaireHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyShort On Time? 10-Minute Workouts Are Just What You NeedHerbeautyHerbeauty Community News 23 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it center_img Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * More Cool Stuff Community News STAFF REPORT First Heatwave Expected Next Week EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS STAFF REPORT Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Top of the News Subscribelast_img read more

Two-thirds of homeless in Limerick shelter have overdosed

first_imgRELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Aoife Dermody (Quality Matters), Prof Michael Larvin (UL), Anne Cronin (Novas) and Prof Walter Cullen (UL) at the launch of Heads Up at UL GEMS on Monday.THE Novas Initiatives homeless services has revealed that almost three quarters of the homeless people in temporary accommodation at its McGarry House Limerick city base had overdosed on drugs — and most of them within the last year.The research, undertaken by Quality Matters and the Graduate Entry Medical School at the University of Limerick, also reveals that 93 per cent of homeless in the Alphonsus Street shelter had witnessed an overdose, again, most within the last 12 months.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The first study of its kind in Ireland, confirms that benzodiazepines and heroin were the drugs most frequently used by those interviewed, with one-fifth injecting daily.In an 18-month period between May 2012 and November 2013, the team in McGarryHouse responded to 34 overdoses; an average of one incident every two weeks. In the months prior to this research, 16 residents were deemed to be at high risk of overdose.One of the most startling findings in the study, is that there were a number of pregnant intravenous drug-using women at McGarry House, who needed intensive care and support.The report’s recommendations make specific reference to supporting high-risk pregnant drug using women including the introduction of a drug liaison midwife service in the region, which has been successful in Dublin, the South East and other areas in supporting pregnant drug using women.According to head of homeless services with Novas, Anne Cronin, people are dying unnecessarily from overdoses in Limerick and elsewhere around the country.“These deaths are preventable. This research helps us understand our residents’ experiences, and how our residents and staff can prevent overdose, and can best respond to it when it happens to stop it becoming fatal,” said Ms Cronin.“We needed to find out why such levels of overdose were happening among our clients and the best possible ways we could respond. We felt an independent review was the most effective way to do this,” she explained.A multi-agency response to the issue is one of the key recommendations in the report, which praised existing links between McGarry House and the Emergency services, the HSE and the Gardaí. The report also recommended first aid and overdose response training for homeless people and other people who are at higher risk of overdose.A link between poor mental health and overdose was clearly identified, with more than 50 per cent of the participants indicating that they had been in a particularly bad place immediately prior to their last overdose.Novas Initiatives is the largest provider of homeless accommodation in the Mid-West region. In 2013, Novas supported more than 1,200 individuals in Limerick City. McGarry House, which opened in 2002, provides homeless accommodation for 30 individuals and long-term supported housing for 37 individuals. Vanishing Ireland podcast documenting interviews with people over 70’s, looking for volunteers to share their stories TAGSAlan JacquesGraduate Entry Medical School at the University of LimericklimerickMcGarry HouseNovas InitiativesQuality Matters Linkedin Email Limerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Facebook Print Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival center_img Previous articleAirport disruption endsNext articlePavee Point back ban on sulky road races in Limerick Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads Advertisement Twitter NewsLocal NewsTwo-thirds of homeless in Limerick shelter have overdosedBy Alan Jacques – June 26, 2014 1134 WhatsApp Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live last_img read more

Missing Nenagh man last seen in Limerick

first_imgLimerick Ladies National Football League opener to be streamed live Predictions on the future of learning discussed at Limerick Lifelong Learning Festival Email Print Facebook Limerick’s National Camogie League double header to be streamed live CONCERNS are growing for a Tipperary man missing from Limerick since the early hours of last Tuesday.Family and friends are seeking to trace the whereabouts of Will Tiernan, a psychiatric nurse from Nenagh who was last seen on a night out in LImerick city.Will was spotted at 2am on Denmark Street in the city,Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Friends, who have taken to social media for help say that it is “completely out of character for him to not report for rostered duty.”This photo was taken on the night he was out in Limerick wearing this jumper.Will had been out with his work colleagues in the icon nightclub in Limerick city.Anyone with information is asked to contact Henry St Garda Station in Limerick on 061212400.See more news here WhatsApp Twitter TAGSlimerickmissingnenaghWill Tiernan center_img Limerick Artist ‘Willzee’ releases new Music Video – “A Dream of Peace” Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Previous articleSongwriters gather for Adapt HouseNext articleHurlers turn their hand to boxing at ‘Fight Night’ Staff Reporterhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Linkedin WATCH: “Everyone is fighting so hard to get on” – Pat Ryan on competitive camogie squads NewsBreaking newsMissing Nenagh man last seen in LimerickBy Staff Reporter – December 14, 2017 4386 Billy Lee names strong Limerick side to take on Wicklow in crucial Division 3 clashlast_img read more

BBB: Staying safe with summer jobs!

first_img Heather Massey is the Regional Director of the Better Business Bureau in the Permian Basin. Check out www.bbb.org or call 563-1880. School may be out for the summer, but the hunt for a summer job may still be in full force. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 20 million people between the ages of 16 and 24 worked summer jobs in 2018. Whether a student is working to get gas money to drive around with friends for the first time or saving for the upcoming college semester, they only have a few months to make that extra cash. But, there is a concern. Scammers may be on the prowl to take advantage of these young job seekers through employment scams. Employment scams were ranked the top riskiest scam in the 2018 BBB Scam Tracker Risk Report. So far in 2019, 130 employment scams have already been reported across Texas to Scam Tracker, with losses of more than $5,000. So, how do these scams work? When searching online for job openings, a ‘help wanted’ ad will appear, or you may receive an email from a “recruiter” asking you to apply for a position. After quickly being hired, you may be told to purchase certain supplies or software in order to perform the job, but the money actually goes to the scammer instead. Fortunately, Better Business Bureau serving the Heart of Texas is here with tips on avoiding these scams: >> Some jobs are more likely to be scams. For example, secret shopper or work-from-home positions are generally seen more in employment scams. These kinds of jobs claiming “high pay and flexible schedules” are especially appealing to students searching for summer jobs who have limited time to make money and are also trying to balance work and social life. Always double-check job postings by looking for the opening on the company’s website. Or if a generic-looking job posting pops up in multiple cities, it is likely a scam. >> Be wary of unusual procedures. One of the biggest signs of an employment scam is an on-the-spot offer, especially without an interview. This should be a red flag, particularly to younger applicants who might have less experience. Other times, employment scammers will send a check to set up direct deposit, then claim the check has an overage and ask you to wire back the difference. By the time your bank discovers the check is fake, the scammer is gone with your money. No legitimate job will overpay an employee then ask them to wire the money elsewhere. >> Get contracts in writing. Some scammers pose as recruiters, but legitimate recruiters will provide you with complete, written contracts including details such as cost of their services and what happens if you do not find a job. Recruiters will also usually only help place employees in full-time positions, not seasonal jobs. >> Watch out for big promises. Companies that promise you’ll find a job or receive big payment as long as you pay for certain coaching, training, certificates, etc., are likely scamming you. Often times, these kinds of scams involve getting you to pay for even more training or coaching once the first round is done. To learn more about employment scams, visit bbb.org. Twitter By Digital AIM Web Support – February 24, 2021 Pinterest TAGS  Previous article052919_CAF_01Next article061119_ECISD__JF_06 Digital AIM Web Support BBB: Staying safe with summer jobs! WhatsAppcenter_img Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Local News Pinterest Facebooklast_img read more

National Lockdown: Orissa HC Notifies Procedure For E-Filing & Video Conferencing For Hearing Of Cases [Read Notification]

first_imgNews UpdatesNational Lockdown: Orissa HC Notifies Procedure For E-Filing & Video Conferencing For Hearing Of Cases [Read Notification] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK9 April 2020 12:05 AMShare This – xThe Orissa High Court on Wednesday notified the ‘Orissa High Court e-Filing and Video Conferencing Scheme, 2020’ for enabling electronic filing of cases and hearing of cases through Video Conferencing, in order to ensure that citizens have access to justice during exigency caused by COVID-19. Under this Scheme, a person can file soft copies of petitions/ applications (preferably in…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Orissa High Court on Wednesday notified the ‘Orissa High Court e-Filing and Video Conferencing Scheme, 2020’ for enabling electronic filing of cases and hearing of cases through Video Conferencing, in order to ensure that citizens have access to justice during exigency caused by COVID-19. Under this Scheme, a person can file soft copies of petitions/ applications (preferably in scanned pdf format) through email to [email protected] and make appearance before Court through Video Conferencing via Vidyo/ Zoom application. Filing Procedure Signed copies of the said petitions/ applications will also be served online to Advocate General/ Assistant Solicitor General/ designated email ID of the concerned party, as the case may be, and the filing party will file an undertaking in that behalf.It has also been provided that once normalcy restores, the parties concerned will be obliged to pay the deficit court fees and file all original documents referred to in the e-filing. Mentioning of Extremely Urgent Matters Applications / memos for matters involving extreme urgency have to be submitted via e-mail to the Deputy Registrar (Judicial) at [email protected], as is already being done, specifying the nature of extreme urgency.When an urgent memo is filed for listing with respect to a pending matter, the concerned Advocate will have to submit scanned soft copies of the entire case document. Scrutiny of E-filed matters All applications filed online will be forwarded by the court staff for scrutinizing defects, who shall intimate the concerned party/ Advocate of the defects, if any. Correspondence for the same will be done with the scrutiny department at [email protected] Procedure for Video Conferencing The VC hearing will be conducted via Vidyo/ Zoom application, or through Whatsapp video calling under special circumstances.The High Court has also arranged hardware based VC system in its premises for those who are unable to make arrangements for appearing before Court through Video Conferencing. For availing this facility, a specific request in that regard will have to be made while submitting the listing memo.The concerned party will be required to promptly login to the VC virtual room at the time of hearing, only after an intimation is sent to them in that regard through SMS/ email, containing the login details. Joining the VC session without intimation may attract suitable action. In case of non-availability of an Advocate/ party due to technical reasons beyond control, the matter shall stand adjourned.Recording/ publishing of court proceedings is strictly prohibited, and strict action may be taken against violators.In case of difficulty in joining the VC Session or for related grievances a VC Helpline number viz., 9437900550 has been created. The provisions of the Scheme shall remain in force w.e.f. April 9 till the exigency arising out of COVID-19 persists, or as may be notified by the HC. Further, copies of Court’s orders may be accessed from the website of High Court of Orissa and used at par with certified copies. Read further details in the notification attached below. Read Notification Next Storylast_img read more

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