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Aug 19

Over 200 vehicles go under the hammer in king’s lynn in anglia car auctions’ biggest classic sale -

Tuesday 19 August, 2014 Over 200 vehicles spanning over 70 years will go under the hammer this weekend as Anglia Car Auctions holds its biggest classic car sale to date on Saturday 23 rd August. The jam-packed catalogue features cars from all over the world that suit all motoring tastes and buyer’s budgets with 34 classics offered without a reserve. The oldest car on sale is a 1934 Austin 10/4 Colwyn Drophead Coupe that is in need of restoration despite having a new exhaust system fitted recently. Sold as a non-starter, this car is estimated to sell for between £4,640 and £5,350. The youngest ‘classic’ on sale is a 2003 Mercedes SLK230 Komp Automatic. With four owners, with the last two being from the same family, this car is being sold with a full MoT, and is estimated to sell for £4,750 to £5,750. The car expected to bring the biggest sale of the day is a 1937 SS Jaguar 2.5 litre saloon which was delivered new to Australia where is was first registered and kept by four own

Aug 18

UK National Health Service makes pioneering energy breakthrough -

Monday 18 August, 2014 UK National Health Service makes pioneering energy breakthrough and achieve gas savings of 80% by switching to free daylight LONDON, UK. August 18th, 2014 – Surface Power HONE, a manufacturer of innovative proprietary daylight thermal systems (DTES) for domestic and commercial buildings, today announced the success of a landmark project with the UK National Health Service in Northern Ireland. One of the biggest trusts in the UK National Health Service, the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust have installed a Surface Power HONE daylight heating and hot water system to reduce their gas bills. Their new Nanotechnology energy systems are up to 50 times more efficient than existing renewable heating systems. This new technology harvests free daylight as the fuel source 365 days of the year and it can be used instead of oil and gas for heating or hot water production at high temperatures. John Quinn, CEO of London-based Surface Power, says that this NHS installatio

Euro Area Financial Vehicle Corporations Statistics Second Quarter 2014 -

Monday 18 August, 2014 n the second quarter of 2014, net acquisitions of loans by euro area financial vehicle corporations (FVCs) engaged in securitisation amounted to €1 billion. Over the same period, net redemptions of debt securities by euro area FVCs totalled €5 billion. Holdings of securitised loans The amount outstanding of securitised loans – which account for most of the assets of euro area FVCs – decreased to €1,250 billion at the end of the second quarter of 2014, from €1,257 billion at the end of the previous quarter. Transactions in securitised loans amounted to €1 billion in the second quarter of 2014. Transactions of securitised loans originated by euro area monetary financial institutions (MFIs) totalled €4 billion in the same quarter. Turning to the borrowing sector of the loans originated by euro area MFIs, securitised loans to households stood at €729 billion at the end of the second quarter of 2014, with transactions of €3 billion. Loans to non-f

Media Agency Group promote London Academy’s ‘Leaders for Tomorrow’ campaign -

Monday 18 August, 2014 Media Agency Group has been hired by the London Academy to promote its Open Evenings and Leaders of Tomorrow Campaign. The campaign will begin on August 18th and run for six weeks. It will be comprised of Bus Rears and Bus Passenger Panels which will travel on routes in Edgware, North London. The branded promotional message will advertise the academy with clear and informative copy and a simple and concise design. Included in the campaign is a quote from an Ofsted Report, statistical information about grade scores and of course, website details and open evening dates. The campaign should raise positive awareness about this centre of excellence for language learning. Advertising on buses in and around London offers advertisers a guaranteed way of spreading a business or brand message to large and varied audiences. They offer high-quality visibility among urban areas and are effective in crowded towns and city centre areas. Lee Dentith, CEO of Transport Media’s

Aug 15

Pareto Global Associates Review Positives of Face to Face Marketing after Poor Digital Marketing Report -

Friday 15 August, 2014 It may be time for businesses to review their online customer service after a recent report claimed most businesses don’t understand how it works.

Aug 14

10,000 Jumbo Jets Fly Towards Better Retirement With Automatic Enrolment -

Thursday 14 August, 2014 Four million people have now been automatically enrolled in workplace pensions – an increase of over 1 million this year or over 6,000 a day on average. This is the equivalent of enough people to fill 10,000 jumbo jets. Automatic enrolment began in October 2012, requiring all businesses to enrol eligible staff into a workplace pension and start paying contributions, beginning with the largest employers first. The next stage of automatic enrolment will see small firms begin to enrol their workers into workplace pensions, with all employers due to be included in the scheme by 2018. The government’s action to introduce automatic enrolment into workplace pensions was in response to the problem of millions of people in Britain not saving enough for retirement. Pensions Minister Steve Webb said: “Automatic enrolment is a tremendous success with 4 million people now automatically enrolled into workplace pensions – enough to fill 10,000 jumbo jets. “This policy is

Guild of motoring writers and Jaguar launch 2014 Sir William Lyons Award to discover new talent -

Thursday 14 August, 2014 2014 competition again follows innovative multi-stage process Embraces modern motoring journalism practices but strong writing still remains at core of Award Proven track record of discovering future top motoring journalists The Guild of Motoring Writers has today launched the 2014 Jaguar Sir William Lyons Award competition to discover the next up-and-coming motoring journalists aged between 17-23. The Award, which includes a £2,000 cash prize thanks to the support of Jaguar Cars, will again be run using a multi-stage process that aims to help aspiring motoring journalists showcase the full range of their talents to the judges – and, thanks to an emphasis on social media interaction, to the wider world as well. Entrants are required to first write a 1,000-word article on ‘What defines a Premium vehicle in 2014?’. Up to six finalists will then be picked by the judges to go through to the second stage, which will run in September. In this stage, finalists

Aug 13

Pearson Partners with Programmr to Power Interactive “Learn to Code” Learning Labs -

Wednesday 13 August, 2014 NEW YORK — Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, is partnering with Programmr, a pioneer in online coding technology, to create the next-generation of interactive platforms for learning how to code, using just a web browser. The partnership reflects Pearson’s and Programmr’s shared commitment to make learning to code as easy as possible for users of all ages. “We believe that this interactive ‘learn by doing’ approach will lead to grasping the content faster, resulting in better learning outcomes.” Each “Learning Lab” seamlessly integrates Programmr’s programming lab technology into Pearson’s web-based learning platform that includes screencast videos, graphics, and interactive assessment; all embedded within an instructional text written by Pearson’s best-selling professional technical authors. Readers will be able to learn theory while simultaneously practicing coding skills in a real-time “code sandbox” environment. New Yo

Atlas Outsourcing Warn businesses to Rethink their Approach to Customer Feedback -

Wednesday 13 August, 2014 After news that The Cooperative are desperately reaching out to customers for feedback after a disappointing year,

Aug 12

Oracle finance reveals footballers’ favourite cars -

Tuesday 12 August, 2014 Range Rover tops list of most-funded luxury cars for sports stars Premiership players look for luxury over speed, says Oracle Finance Off-roaders top list of most popular footballers’ cars The Range Rover is the most popular car with Premiership footballers, according to research by Oracle Finance. The luxury finance broker has dug deep into its records ahead of the start of the Premiership season this weekend to reveal the top 10 most popular cars with football stars. A large number of Premiership players fund their cars using Oracle Finance’s services because it is the most tax-efficient way of buying supercars – giving the broker a unique insight into the buying habits of the super-rich sports stars. Oracle Finance managing director Peter Brook said: “We looked back at our records over the last five years to come up with this list and weren’t surprised the Range Rover was top. “We can’t reveal which footballers use our services because of clien