National Philanthropic Trust UK Calls on Europe’s Philanthropists to set up a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) for #GivingTuesday

Europe has inherited the US shopping spree “Black Friday”, “Cyber Monday”, and the altruistic/balancing pre-Christmas charitable, “Giving Tuesday”.  Today National Philanthropic Trust UK (NPT-UK) advises people to be strategic in their charitable giving and predicts Europe will again follow US trends with record use of Donor Advised Funds (DAFs – charitable savings account) for 2016. Total grants from DAFs to charities reached a record $14.52 billion in the US in 2016*. DAF accounts now outnumber private foundations by three to one and are the fastest growing charitable giving vehicles – bar none.

Greycon is Chosen for Resolute Forest Product’s Global SAP Template Rollout

On July 4th 2016 Greycon successfully completed the second stage of a five wave implementation at Resolute Forest Products in Montreal, QC. Resolute initiated the global template rollout campaign to establish Greycon’s X-Trim solution as the company standard trim optimisation system.

Anton Kreil to Step Down from Trader Vacation Mentoring Programmes in February 2017

Managing Partner of the Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management, Anton Kreil, is to step down from delivering Vacation Mentoring Programmes to Retail Traders in February 2017 in order to concentrate more time and effort on the day-to-day management of global operations at the Institute.

MidOcean Partners Selects Quantifi’s Single Solution to Replace Existing External Provider

Quantifi, a specialist provider of risk, analytics and trading solutions, has been selected by MidOcean Partners, a leading investment firm, to replace their existing external solution. Formed in early 2009 to invest in bank loans, high yield bonds, mezzanine and special solutions, MidOcean’s investment approach is based on intensive and independent financial analysis, preservation of capital and diversification, and active portfolio management.

Virtual reality – travelling trumps gaming in survey of 2,000 consumers

New research from media, technology and IP law firm Wiggin LLP shows the chief attraction of virtual reality technology (VR) is the ability to visit famous landmarks or cities without travelling.

JAMM PRODUCTS LAUNCHES HANDS-FREE DOOR HANDLE TO HELP PREVENT THE SPREAD OF INFLUENZA, E.COLI, MRSA, AND NOROVIRUS INFECTIONS

The Hands-Free Door Handle, patented and produced by Jamm Products Ltd, helps premises in healthcare, education, transport, hospitality, and the food and drink industry prevent harmful infections caused by germs being passed on via door handles.

Bloomsbury Professional celebrates 25 years of Hershman and McFarlane: Children Law and Practice and launches family law online service

Multi-award-winning Bloomsbury Professional*, the UK’s largest independent legal publisher, is commemorating the 25th anniversary of the definitive text Hershman and McFarlane: Children Law and Practice. At the same time, it is launching its family law online service Bloomsbury Family Law.

Bloomsbury Professional launches affordable online legal content service

Multi-award-winning Bloomsbury Professional*, the UK’s largest independent legal publisher, has reinforced its commitment to offering quality content at a fair price with the launch of Bloomsbury Law Online.

PDC BIG LANCE SES BADGES ARDOISE POUR LES SECTEURS DE LA VENTE AU DÉTAIL, DES LOISIRS ET DU CHR

PDC BIG, leader incontesté du secteur de l’identification de personnes, a présenté ses badges Ardoise, une innovation qui s’adresse au Staff en contact direct avec le client dans les secteurs de la vente au détail, des loisirs et du CHR (Café, Hôtellerie & Restauration).

The Second Most Important Vote on November 8th - Maine's Question 5 on Ranked Choice Voting

Documentarians John Farrell and Jake Simms accidentally stumbled across the second most important vote happening in the United States on election day while researching and recording for their election series "Third Canddiates ." The vote in question is Maine’s “Question 5.” A citizen initiative that would implement Ranked Choice Voting, a new voting system, for all state level elections.

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