Pensions clarity can hit investor risk perception

first_img COMPANIES which disclose pension liabilities in their accounts are increasingly taking a hit on investor perceptions, regardless of whether or not they have a pension deficit, new research has shown.Over half of finance directors surveyed in a recent PwC study on attitudes to pensions accounting said that information disclosed in their accounts gave investors a negative impression of the company, even if they are taking action to reduce risk.“While many companies are taking action to reduce the risk that pension liabilities pose to the business, they are not always getting credit for this by failing to clearly communicate the benefits,” said Brian Peters, a pensions partner at PwC. “Perversely, risk reduction exercises can sometimes have a negative impact on investors’ perceptions by drawing attention to the significance of pension liabilities.”The research comes after it emerged that pension liabilities of UK companies had rocketed by a fifth over the past year, reaching a record £1.2 trillion at the end of the summer. Many firms have come under fire recently for running large pension deficits, including BT, British Airways and BAE Systems. Show Comments ▼ KCS-content whatsapp Pensions clarity can hit investor risk perception Sharecenter_img Tags: NULL by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity Timesmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island FarmAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCutethedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comReporter CenterBrenda Lee: What Is She Doing Now At 76 Years of Age?Reporter CenterBlood Pressure Solution4 Worst Blood Pressure MedsBlood Pressure SolutionMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStory whatsapp Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Sex and the City’ Sequel Series at HBO Max Adds 4 More ReturningThe WrapNewsmax Rejected Matt Gaetz When Congressman ‘Reached Out’ for a JobThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap Sunday 14 November 2010 10:10 pmlast_img read more


first_imgThursday 16 December 2010 8:29 pm WITH another eight days to go before the turkey is even dished out, some of us may have already had our share of mince pies and bucks fizz.But not everyone has been so indulgent. Two bankers in particular have successfully resisted the temptations of the festive season and are on track to shed almost five stone and raise £20,000 for charity between them despite only being set the challenge a mere eight weeks ago.Stephen Green of Citigroup and Lee Johnson from RBS were selected from over 60 keen entrants who volunteered to be put on a strict diet and exercise regime under the supervision of Matt Roberts Personal Training Club on Cornhill, as part of its “Fat Bankers” Competition.The cash they raise will go to the Richard House Children’s Hospice and Prostate Cancer Charity (and they’re still accepting donations).The two will go head-to-head (well, paunch to paunch) at the club on Monday lunchtime, when the name of the banker with the iron will to shed the most pounds will be announced. Here’s hoping their bonuses won’t follow suit!SIREN SONGNot everyone has access to a personal trainer to firm up their willpower of course.For those without, Barclays Wealth’s Greg Davies, head of behavioural finance, has come up with some rather unusual recommendations to stop traders and savers from letting their emotions take over when the threat of crisis looms.And he has been inspired by none other than Homer’s Ulysses and the tale of the sirens.“Ulysses is going past the island of the sirens, scantily clad, beautiful young women, who lure sailors to their deaths,” he told The Capitalist, adding: “This is great, by the way, I’ve found a wonderful classical painting of this, which means I get to put naked women in my Powerpoint presentations with respectability.”Anyway, as those finance workers well-versed in the classics will know, Ulysses gets his sailors to tie him to his ship’s mast so that he’s unable to pursue his doom.And that’s exactly the kind of service Davies is offering his clients. The fact is, even if you can find another wealth manager willing to tie you up and stuff beeswax in your ears, they still probably can’t find a way to make Powerpoint sexy.WHAT LIES BENEATHIt seems that it’s not just tax havens that are guarding secret deposits: the City of London has a few hidden places of its own to stash secrets.Nestled next to Mansion House, amid the busy streets of the Square Miles, sits the City of London magistrates court. But the respectable frontage actually hides a set of abandoned old gold vaults deep beneath the courts.But it’s not gold that the City is keeping under lock and key. The vaults are used nowadays to keep another valuable asset under heavy guard: prisoners, most of them being charged with financial crimes, are held there before and after their hearings.Which means that the Grade II-listed vaults are at least being put to something approximating their original use: for the recovery of hidden treasures.MUDDLING THROUGHYou would think the FSA would make the effort to get their sums right, especially when they’re in charge of chastising others for being inconsistent with their figures.And yet the body proudly announced this week that they’d raked in “£85,312,81.50” in total from fines in 2010.Calls to the FSA resulted in confusion. It seems they’re not even sure where the commas and decimals should be in the correct figure, resulting in an administrative nightmare as they go back through their books with a fine toothcomb.Always good to have confidence in your regulators, eh?SAY CHEESEIf you’ve always fancied making a cameo appearance in, well, a huge campaign to publicise support for British troops, now’s your chance. Online video site Winkball will be out filming in the City between 1pm and 7pm tomorrow in an attempt to add City faces to its “faces for the forces” campaign. The plan is to rack up 500,000 short videos of celebrities, leaders and Joe Schmoes saying why they support British troops and think they’re doing a swell job.The campaign, which is supported by the British Legion, is already up to 405,000, with David Cameron, Nick Clegg, Ed Miliband, Ashley Cole, Frank Lampard, Gary Lineker and Pixie Lott all in the bag so far.So where to catch them? 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Minergy Limited (MIN.bw) HY2018 Interim Report

first_imgMinergy Limited (MIN.bw) listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the Mining sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the half year.For more information about Minergy Limited (MIN.bw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Minergy Limited (MIN.bw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Minergy Limited (MIN.bw)  2018 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileMinergy Corporation Limited is a coal mining and trading company which supplies quality coal to industrial concerns and Independent Power Producers (IPPS) in Botswana. The Group structure consists of three entities: Minergy Limited, the listed company; Minergy Coal (Pty) Limited, the mining activities in Botswana; and MinSales (Pty) Limited, the South African-based marketing arm of Minergy Corporation Limited. The main activity of the Group centres around the Masama Project which operates in the Mmamabula Coalfield. The shallow opencast mine produces high quality coal within a competitive cost structure due to its size and location to the regional markets. The Masama Project produces large tonnages of coal that is suitable for export to Africa, India, Asia and China.last_img read more

Regency Alliance Insurance Plc (REGALI.ng) Q32020 Interim Report

first_imgRegency Alliance Insurance Plc (REGALI.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2020 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Regency Alliance Insurance Plc (REGALI.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Regency Alliance Insurance Plc (REGALI.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Regency Alliance Insurance Plc (REGALI.ng)  2020 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileRegency Alliance Insurance Plc is an insurance company in Nigeria licensed to cover all classes of non-life insurance. The company also has business interests in property investments in the form of real estate development and leasing, finance leasing, retail and microfinance banking and vehicle tracking and fleet management services. Regency Alliance Insurance Plc covers aviation, bonds, goods in transit, motor vehicles, employer’s liability, plant and industrial all-risk, marine, oil and energy, contractor all-risk, director’s liability, fidelity guaranty, professional indemnity, public liability, erection all-risk, machinery breakdown, business interruption, burglary, personal accident and fire and special perils insurance as well as occupier’s and builder’s liability, healthcare professionals, motor third party insurance and property and family protection insurance. RIC Properties & Investment Limited is a subsidiary of Regency Alliance Insurance Plc. The company’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Regency Alliance Insurance Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Is this small-cap a contrarian buy or one to avoid? Here’s what I think

first_img Image source: Getty Images Jabran Khan | Thursday, 27th August, 2020 | More on: RTN Adventurous investors like you won’t want to miss out on what could be a truly astonishing opportunity…You see, over the past three years, this AIM-listed company has been quietly powering ahead… rewarding its shareholders with generous share price growth thanks to a carefully orchestrated ‘buy and build’ strategy.And with a first-class management team at the helm, a proven, well-executed business model, plus market-leading positions in high-margin, niche products… our analysts believe there’s still plenty more potential growth in the pipeline.Here’s your chance to discover exactly what has got our Motley Fool UK investment team all hot-under-the-collar about this tiny £350+ million enterprise… inside a specially prepared free investment report.But here’s the really exciting part… right now, we believe many UK investors have quite simply never heard of this company before! Enter Your Email Address See all posts by Jabran Khan Is this small-cap a contrarian buy or one to avoid? Here’s what I think 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. Jabran Khan has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.center_img The high-calibre small-cap stock flying under the City’s radar The Restaurant Group (LSE:RTN) operates a diverse group of restaurant brands. Despite the impact of Covid-19, could this restaurant group be a contrarian buy for your portfolio? Restrictions have eased, but it’s certainly not smooth sailing for the industry. I decided to investigate further.Opportunity or one to avoid?The Restaurant Group operates many popular restaurants you will have heard of and probably dined in. These include Wagamama, Frankie and Benny’s, Chiquito, and Garfunkel’s Restaurant. RTN has over 650 restaurants across the UK as well as 70 concessions outlets, most of which are in UK airports.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…The restaurant and bar trade has been battered by the economic downturn and market crash. Back in May, Bella Italia owner, The Casual Dining Group, plunged into administration. There have been well-documented issues with JD Wetherspoons and many others in the beleaguered industry. RTN saw its share price drop from 133p per share to a lowly 23p between 18 February and 18 March. This equates to a mammoth 82% decrease. At the time of writing, shares can be purchased at close to 55p a piece. This is a dirt cheap price but still, cheap prices do not always equate to value for money. The old adage, ‘you get what you pay for,’ springs to mind. A contrarian buy is probably not on the cards here.Recent activityIn the downturn, RTN took steps to remain operational and weather the storm. At the height of the lockdown, it decided to slash costs by scrapping capital expenditures as well as raising close to £60m. These much needed funds strengthened a weakening balance sheet. The money was raised through a share placing as well as increasing revolving credit facilities (RCF).Additionally, an update in July confirmed further reliance on its RCF, which added £10m of debt to the books. The government scheme to support with jobs has been utilised too, which is not a positive sign in my opinion, but necessary for many businesses such as RTN.Approximately 60% of RTN’s restaurants are open at the moment, with a target of 90% open by the end of September. The Eat Out to Help Out  scheme will boost sales but the next trading update will tell us whether the impact is significant or not.Better contrarian buys out thereOverall I am not convinced regarding RTN as an investment. It has relied heavily on government support and has increased debt levels to keep the lights on. I understand there will be pent-up demand for restaurants as restrictions continue to ease. For me, this is not enough to return the hospitality sector to its former glory.The sector as a whole will experience demand, but with increasing costs and lower demand, the omens are not good. This is best portrayed by RTN’s full-year results prior to the downturn. 2019 was a loss-making year for RTN.In my opinion there are better contrarian buys out there. I would stay away from hospitality stocks right now and veer towards fast-moving consumer goods and technology stocks. My Foolish colleague details how to be a good contrarian investor. 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New Zealand churches oppose physician-assisted suicide

first_img Tags By Gavin DrakePosted Jan 29, 2016 Rector Tampa, FL [Anglican Communion News Service] The ecumenical body which advises church members of the “spiritual, ethical and cultural issues connected to biotechnology and related issues” in New Zealand has responded to a government consultation by stressing its opposition to the introduction of “physician-assisted suicide.”In making its submission, the InterChurch Bioethics Council (ICBC), an ecumenical, cross-cultural body supported by the Anglican, Methodist and Presbyterian churches of New Zealand, accepted that its views were not shared by all members of its constituent denominations, but it said that “as a designated committee, we are providing our ‘expert’ opinion following our own discussions, research and reading over the past three years and some limited wider consultation.”The ICBC criticised the country’s Health Select Committee for considering the “social, legal, medical, cultural, financial, ethical, and philosophical implications” of such a move; saying that they “have negated to include spiritual considerations which are also part of current legislation guidelines.”In addition, the ICBC challenged the phrase “physician-assisted dying” that had been used in the debate, saying that that the phrase was “inadequate” because it “confuses scenarios where the intention of the physician is actively to cause death with those where the intention is to relieve suffering.“Where the intention is to cause death this may be either through prescription of drugs which the patient takes (physician-assisted suicide) or where the doctor administers a lethal dose of drugs (active euthanasia).“Where the intention of the physician is to relieve suffering this may include withholding or withdrawal of treatment and administration of appropriate treatment through which ‘nature’ is allowed to take its course and death is allowed to occur. This is not defined as euthanasia and is currently legal. For the purposes of our submission the term ‘physician-assisted suicide’ will be used.”In its submission, the ICBC said that “the right to self-determination does not take place in a vacuum – no-one is completely free, we are embedded in family and society involving critical relationships, including a debt to future generations. Our personal freedom is always held alongside the rights of others, and from a Christian perspective, our personal rights have to be considered alongside our responsibilities to others that reflect our love of God as indicated in the command to love both God and neighbour (Mark 12:28-32).“In the face of suffering, the Christian and humane response is to maximise care/compassion for those in most need. However killing is not a part of the arsenal of care/compassion for the dying.”They continue: “A change in the law to permit physician-assisted suicide would cross a fundamental legal and ethical boundary, since the respect for the lives of others goes to the heart of both our criminal and human rights laws and ought not to be abandoned.“While it is not a crime for someone to take his or her own life, as a society we recognise that it is a tragedy and we, rightly, do all that we can to prevent suicide. Any move towards physician-assisted suicide requires us to turn this stance on its head, not merely legitimising suicide, but actively supporting it and sanctioning doctors to participate with individuals taking active steps to end their lives.”They cite a number of concerns, including the potential pressure that might be placed on vulnerable elderly and disabled people; before concluding that it would not support “the decriminalising or legalising physician-assisted suicide.” Instead, they want people to recognise “that death is a natural part of life, and that many cultures have traditions for managing the process of dying which should be respected and from which we can learn.“We recommend that skilled palliative care is made freely available (and publicly funded) to all of those who suffer to enable them to die ‘well’. In addition, we commend current efforts to address the needs of vulnerable groups, to prevent elder abuse, and to include people with disabling conditions in making decisions about their own treatment and care. We note that support for carers, including adequate remuneration, needs to be strengthened.”The full report can be read on the Website of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia. 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VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Curate Diocese of Nebraska Youth Minister Lorton, VA TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector Knoxville, TN Featured Jobs & Calls Press Release Service Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Featured Events Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET New Zealand churches oppose physician-assisted suicide Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Martinsville, VA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Hopkinsville, KY January 30, 2016 at 9:09 pm I am a member of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa NZ (PCANZ), and am presentl active in a Methodist parish.I fundamentally disagree with the so-called “report”. Physician-assisted dying,at the choice of the individual patient, is indeed ethical. And it should not distinguish between cases where the patient can still take the final steps (decide to take the pills) and those cases where the patient can no longer speak, act or communicate for themselves – is irretrievably on a path to certain death within hours, days or weeks – and has made a considered and competent advance directive. The caregiver who does not act according to the wishes of their dying patient is the one acting unethically. Apart from anything else, they are imposing their supposed ethics and belief on another, in the clear knowledge their patient disagrees. No qualification or position entitles them to do that. Physician, examine thy motives. o one is saying that depressed teens must be helped to die. Depressed teens do not need, and would not ask for such help. Helping end their patient’ s suffering, when the patient has made that choice, is indeed part of each carer’s duty of care, in appropriate circumstances. Rector Shreveport, LA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Submit a Press Release Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Peter McRae says: The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Belleville, IL AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Albany, NY Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SClast_img read more

2023 Rugby World Cup tickets sale date confirmed

first_imgThursday Mar 4, 2021 2023 Rugby World Cup tickets sale date confirmed The first tranche of the 2.6million tickets available for the 2023 World Cup in France will go on sale on March 15.ADVERTISEMENTFans who have registered to join the ‘2023 Family’ scheme at tickets.rugbyworldcup.com by March 13 will be eligible to purchase ‘Follow My Team’ and ‘City’ packs as part of a pre-sale period that runs until April 5, with general sale beginning on April 6.Tickets for individual matches will go on sale in 2022 and will operate on a first come, first served basis.The cost of attending all four of England’s group matches, including their headline Pool D meetings with Argentina and Japan, ranges from 255 euros (£220) to 1,045 euros (£903).The most expensive ‘Follow My Team’ pack is for hosts France at 1,355 euros (£1,171) including the opening ceremony in Paris and the curtain-raising clash with New Zealand, with the price of following the All Blacks coming at 1,175 euros (£1,015).Quarter-final tickets can be added on to the four group games, while the ‘City’ packs operating across nine of the 10 host cities range from three to five games and cost from from 58 euros (£50) to 885 euros (£765).“The 2023 World Cup will showcase the best of rugby and the best of France and we are delighted to launch the tournament’s ticketing programme,” World Rugby chairman, Sir Bill Beaumont said.ADVERTISEMENT“Our ambition, in partnership with our friends at the France 2023 organising committee, is to make France 2023 the most accessible tournament to date.“This ticketing programme certainly does that. Everyone is invited to join a special celebration of France and 200 years of rugby.”The 10th edition of the World Cup has been extended by one week to allow all teams at least five days preparation before pool matches. No games will be played on Mondays or Tuesdays.Player squad sizes will also increase from 31 to 33 with a view to improving player welfare standards.ADVERTISEMENTKEY DATES13 March at 23:59 CET: Registration closes for the 2023 Family15 March at 12:00 CET: 2023 Family pre-sale opens for City and Team packs18 March: Launch of Official Travel and Hospitality sales programmes6 April at 18:00 CET: General sale opens for City and Team Packs2022: Individual match tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basisYOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE: Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error News Related Articles 14 WEEKS AGO Courtney Lawes set for 12 weeks out after… 14 WEEKS AGO Inquiry into link between sport and long-term… 14 WEEKS AGO Women’s Rugby World Cup to be postponed… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Cool Cat launches ‘puurrfect’ publicity service for charity sector

first_img  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 30 June 2006 | News Tagged with: Consulting & Agencies Individual giving Recruitment / people AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis “Having worked for attractive and vibrant charities such as Air Ambulances as well as charities dealing with not so attractive subjects such as mental health I fully appreciate the communication challenges facing the charitable sector, she said.“There are many ways in which charities can communicate their message and the majority of messages can be tied into a fundraising appeal.”center_img Cool Cat launches ‘puurrfect’ publicity service for charity sector Essex-based fundraiser Simone Robinson has opened Cool Cat PR Ltd, a PR and marketing consultancy providing a full communications service to all business sectors including the voluntary sector.Cool Cat PR has already been asked to provide fundraising advice and support to the Helen Rollason Heal Cancer Charity.Having worked as a fundraiser, including most recently as a head of fundraising at an Essex charity, Simone knows well that, with virtually no other advertising budget available to them, most voluntary sector organisations need to have good connections with not only local but national media. Advertisement 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

Earning your stripes: a look at intramural referee training

first_imgFacebook Arik Hugheshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/arik-hughes/ Linkedin ReddIt TCU bats carry Frogs to a sweep Previous articleDog bites student on Stadium DriveNext articleTexas Independence Day Arik Hughes RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Arik Hughes TCU men’s tennis sweeps Oklahoma State Arik Hugheshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/arik-hughes/ Twitter Intramural referee Matthew Ratley administers a throw-in. TCU women’s tennis drops match against Texas Arik Hugheshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/arik-hughes/center_img Facebook TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Students debut performances of drag personas as part of unique new course + posts Twitter Linkedin ReddIt printCollege is all about developing life skills and learning how to handle criticism in preparation for a career. For some, that comes in the form of blowing a whistle.TCU Campus Recreation gives students the chance to serve as referees in intramural sports.Students first apply online if they are interested in becoming an intramural referee. After an interview with Assistant Director of Campus Recreation Sheldon Tate, students start a lengthy training process.“We break it down into edible chunks and take them through it,” Tate said.Training includes three main steps. The first step of the process is structured around a classroom setting. Students learn the basics of rules, positions and philosophies, which are taught visually through PowerPoint presentations.After a quiz to test the trainees’ knowledge, step two of training begins. Tate said this part of training focuses on practical on-the-court work.“We take what we saw and transform it to where you are actually a part of it,” Tate said.Each student gets to work and practice at each position they could be in during a game. After two to four hours of getting used to their roles, the students are ready to move on to step three.In the last part of the process, trainees work practice games. Campus Recreation will invite fraternities and sororities to play in these friendly games to give the new referees some work.Tate said these games are great because they allow for teachable moments.“We can stop play and say, not only did we not get this call right, but let’s look at why we didn’t get it right,” Tate said. “Maybe our positioning was off. Maybe we were looking somewhere we shouldn’t be. But we are able to chessboard it and actually move things around.”Although it takes a lot of work, Tate said he thinks the training portion is important to set the students up for success in the long run.Once a student has completed the preparation process, he or she starts the journey of an intramural referee. Each person is evaluated on a night-to-night basis.“We’re all about continuing the education and want to help the students get better as they’re going,” Tate said.Those interested in becoming an intramural referee can apply on the TCU Campus Recreation website. Women’s basketball pulls off nail-biter win over McNeese State Arik Hugheshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/arik-hughes/ Frog Aides helps supports local businesses with on-campus ‘state fair’ eventlast_img read more

Where to watch Super Bowl LIII in Fort Worth

first_imgFacebook Linkedin Alexis Guerrerohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexis-guerrero/ Twitter Alexis Guerrerohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexis-guerrero/ Facebook World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Courtesy of varsity tavern.com Alexis Guerrerohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexis-guerrero/ Derrick Mokaleng has many layers to his success Alexis Guerrero Alexis Guerrero is a junior sports broadcasting and journalism double major from Fort Worth, Texas. She is a dog, baseball, and pizza enthusiast. TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history + posts Dean of Admission reflects on university’s growing recognition Alexis Guerrerohttps://www.tcu360.com/author/alexis-guerrero/ Previous articleAttacking the glass will be crucial in road test at first-place BaylorNext articleMen’s Tennis continues winning ways, defeat UT-Arlington 5-2 Alexis Guerrero RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR ReddIt Twitter Linkedin printLove them or hate them, the New England Patriots are in the Super Bowl for the fourth time in five seasons. Tom Brady and the Patriots will take on the Los Angeles Rams Sunday. If you choose to watch it somewhere besides home, here are some places in Fort Worth that are running specials for the biggest sporting event of the year.American GardensOn Morton Street, the outdoor restaurant/pub is hosting a watch party, where they will offer an all-you-can-eat buffet for the price of $25 per person. They’re also serving happy hour drinks all day. Football squares will be available for the chance to win prizes. You can visit their Facebook page or call 817-439-9660 for more information.Landmark Bar & KitchenLocated on Bledsoe Street, the bar will host a watch party showing the game on four jumbotrons and 30 HDTVs. Drink specials including $4 big beers and $4 Texas teas as well as a free buffet.Texas Republic Bar & Kitchen Fort WorthThe popular bar on Foch Street is most known for its 168 square-foot television. That television will be back in action along with 20 other HDTVs and Game Sound. Their Facebook page provides more information regarding the watch party, but the good news is it is first come first serve and no cost to reserve tables.Reservoir-Bar, Patio & KitchenAcross the way from Texas Republic, Reservoir will host a watch party with specials on beer buckets. Following the game, DJ Traxx will take over for the after-party.The Social HouseOn Currie Street, The Social House is hosting the Super Bowl House Party that will include $25 all-you-can-eat while watching the game on over 25 TVs. To make a reservation, call 817-820-1510.Texas Live!Although not in Fort Worth, Texas Live! has become one of the best places to watch sporting events in DFW. Located between Globe Life Park and AT&T Stadium, their “Big Game Bash” will have the game showing on their 100-foot screen at the center of the Live Arena. The action starts at 4 p.m. with live music, games, and giveaways–because people always love free stuff. Entry and parking are both free, but the venue is expecting the Super Bowl to be their biggest event yet.Varsity TavernThe two-story bar on Norwood Street is hosting a big party that kicks off at 11 a.m. The first half of the party will have a door raffle to win a 60” TV. Offered for $5 are shots named after the Patriots and the Rams as well as bucket specials on Miller Lite, Coors Light, Dos Equis, and Corona. The second half of the party starts at 10 p.m. with DJ Panic and Bottle Service Specials on Tito’s and Moet. This sounds like the place to be. For more information go to their Facebook page or call 817-999-2854.Wood Shed SmokehouseThe popular barbecue restaurant located on Riverfront Drive will be hosting a watch party with specials on both drinks and food. For drinks, the restaurant will have $5 margaritas, $4 Miller Lite, Coors Light and Bud Light, as well as  $4 Jimador Tequila shots. For food, there will be $3 lamb tacos, $2 pinch buns, $7 nachos, and $5 pork ribs. ReddIt Baseball adjusts to losing numerous key players from previous seasons Hector Gutierrez’s worldly experience has helped establish Beach Volleyball Welcome TCU Class of 2025last_img read more