Arriva London goes Platinum for Payroll Giving

first_imgArriva London has been awarded the Platinum Payroll Giving Quality Mark from the Charities Aid Foundation, as over 20% of its 5000 staff members are signed up to Payroll Giving.With such a diverse workforce it means that over 160 charities benefit, from well-known national or international ones to very local causes.The bus will also feature in this year’s Lord Mayor’s Show in NovemberPayroll Giving encourages employees to give to their chosen charity direct from their payroll which is tax efficient for both employee and charity.With many more staff signing up each week Arriva London is the only bus operator in London to have achieved the Platinum quality mark.To help celebrate the achievement it has painted one of its buses Platinum, and then decorated it with ‘Arriva London has painted this bus Platinum to celebrate our 1000 award winning staff who support 160 charities every pay day’.Arriva London’s Managing Director Bob Scowen says: “Being the first and only bus company to win the Platinum Payroll Giving award is something really special, and I am immensely proud of this fantastic achievement by our staff.”last_img read more

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A question of discipline

first_imgSubscribe to Building today and you will benefit from:Unlimited access to all stories including expert analysis and comment from industry leadersOur league tables, cost models and economics dataOur online archive of over 10,000 articlesBuilding magazine digital editionsBuilding magazine print editionsPrinted/digital supplementsSubscribe now for unlimited access.View our subscription options and join our community To continue enjoying Building.co.uk, sign up for free guest accessExisting subscriber? LOGIN Stay at the forefront of thought leadership with news and analysis from award-winning journalists. Enjoy company features, CEO interviews, architectural reviews, technical project know-how and the latest innovations.Limited access to building.co.ukBreaking industry news as it happensBreaking, daily and weekly e-newsletters Subscribe now for unlimited access Get your free guest access  SIGN UP TODAYlast_img read more

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Tatham Macinnes adds specialist

first_imgAskins, a former Royal Marine, is well-known as one of the leading experts on casualty response and in particular piracy, maritime terrorism and the use of armed guards at sea. He has managed many of the more serious piracy and hostage incidents in recent times. He was also part of the drafting committee which produced GUARDCON, the BIMCO standard contract for the employment of security guards on board merchant ships – widely recognised as contributing to a significant reduction in piracy incidents around the worldAskins is also acknowledged as an expert adviser on the legal and practical issues arising out of operating in complex environments, including Libya, Crimea, the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Guinea. More recently, he has been dealing with the issues arising out of trading to Ebola-affected areas – helping to develop specific charter party clauses to cover the risks associated with the virus.Askins says: “I am delighted to be joining Tatham Macinnes. It’s a great team with a surprising depth of legal and technical knowledge. The legal market is changing rapidly. The chance to provide innovative and flexible solutions and services to our clients is very exciting.” Tatham Macinnes partner Simon Tatham says, “Stephen’s reputation speaks for itself. His energy and enthusiasm, combined with his all-round shipping experience is a perfect fit for us. Tatham Macinnes has gone from strength to strength over the last three years, and we are very proud that Stephen recognises that and has taken the decision to join us.”www.tatham-macinnes.comlast_img read more

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Former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner Tests Positive for COVID-19

first_imgThe embattled former vice president of the International Football Federation (FIFA), Austin Jack Warner has been hospitalised on Friday after he had tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Trinidad.Warner, 77, a former senior government minister, who had failed to win a seat in the August 10 general election, had in a statement posted on his Facebook page, confirmed that he had tested positive for the virus.“Mr Warner has tested positive for COVID-19 and is, in fact, being treated. He wishes to advise all, that he is alive and in good spirits, as always,” the statement said.Warner, who is facing extradition to the United States on fraud charges related to his tenure as a senior global official, is the second former government minister here to test positive for COVID. His former colleague, Dr. Tim Gopeesingh was recently released from a state health institution.Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health in its latest bulletin on Thursday night reported that an elderly male with co-morbidities had died bringing the number of COVID-19 related deaths to 29.It said there had been 43 additional people testing positive based on samples taken from August 28 to September 2. The new figure, 1, 984, is not representative of the positive cases over the last 24 hours. The total number of active cases now stands at 1,255.The ministry said 1,090 patients are in home isolation and being monitored by the County Medical Officer of Health offices.CMClast_img read more

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Farmington Hills Harrison football coach Herrington breaks career win record

first_imgIn 24 minutes @FHHarrisonFB coach John Herrington will have these many victories. #TheGOAT pic.twitter.com/FbvFoVbOAg— Mick McCabe (@MickMcCabe1) October 14, 2017 Celebration for Herrington @freepsports pic.twitter.com/J3nw0A39wU— MIPrepZone (@MIPrepZone) October 14, 2017 It’s official: Harrison High School’s John Herrington is the winningest football coach in Michigan High School Athletic Association history.The Hawks cruised to a 39-0 Homecoming win over Berkley Friday, giving the veteran coach his 431st career win.Herrington has been Harrison’s only head football coach since the school opened in 1970. Under his leadership, Hawk teams have won 13 state championships, more than any other Michigan program.Read about the game (Farmington Observer): Herrington stands alone as state’s winningest coachHere’s what happened on social media during the record-setting night: It’s official, Harrison 39-0 victory over Berkley. Herrington now the winningest (431) coach in MHSAA history. @CandGSports @OAAscores— Mike Moore (@CandGMike) October 14, 2017 FOOTBALL: As John Herrington approaches a new MHSAA record, see who makes the Harrison All-Time team https://t.co/jbsD9LVVqU pic.twitter.com/UQxGpVU2yF— MIPrepZone (@MIPrepZone) October 13, 2017 FOOTBALL: As John Herrington approaches a new MHSAA record, see who makes the Harrison All-Time team https://t.co/jbsD9LVVqU pic.twitter.com/UQxGpVU2yF— MIPrepZone (@MIPrepZone) October 13, 2017 FOOTBALL: Harrison’s John Herrington goes for the all-time coaching record Friday against Berkley — https://t.co/stx4ODDECi pic.twitter.com/YMX81ATZjX— STATE CHAMPS! (@statechampsnet) October 13, 2017 Reported by John Herrington well on his way to victory 431 with a 32-0 halftime lead against Berkeley. pic.twitter.com/LB9NqalqNN— Justin Rose (@JRoseWXYZ) October 14, 2017 Friday night lights at Harrison High. Herrington going for the record tonight. Hawk Pride! pic.twitter.com/HkXAekQuAj— Terry Kosdrosky (@TerryKoz) October 13, 2017 FOOTBALL: A look at the All-Time Harrison Team under John Herrington https://t.co/jbsD9LEk2k pic.twitter.com/guYzwGO0Rr— MIPrepZone (@MIPrepZone) October 13, 2017 admin Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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