Big boost for OnTheMarket

first_imgHome » News » Agencies & People » Big boost for OnTheMarket previous nextAgencies & PeopleBig boost for OnTheMarket37 branch agency joins the portal as first anniversary looms.The Negotiator20th January 20160582 Views Nottingham Estate Agency and Harrison Murray Estate Agency have announced their membership of OnTheMarket.com.Both part of the Nottingham Building Society, the two brands have a total of 37 branches. They will now be advertising all of their properties for sale and to rent at OnTheMarket.com and Rightmove.With more than 25 years’ experience as independent estate agents, Nottingham Estate Agency and Harrison Murray Estate Agency are amongst the largest regional estate agencies with offices in nine counties.OnTheMarket.com announced on Wednesday, January 14th, 2016 that the level of overall support for the portal had risen beyond 6,500 estate and letting agent offices across the UK, which is an increase of more than 50 per cent since this time last year. The announcement comes eight weeks after OnTheMarket.com revealed support had exceeded 6,000 offices.The figure consists of contracted members and agents who have signed a Letter of Intent to join OnTheMarket.com when total support reaches 7,500 offices – which is OnTheMarket.com’s next major milestone.Su Snaith (left), Head of Estate Agency at the Nottingham Estate Agency and Harrison Murray Estate Agency, said, “The achievements of OnTheMarket.com over the last year have been impressive. It is already established as a major portal and the website has been beautifully designed to give consumers a pleasurable search experience. It is a great place to showcase our clients’ properties.“We believe OnTheMarket.com will continue to prosper as more agents come to realise that by joining this 100 per cent agent-owned and agent-controlled portal, this represents the best opportunity to regain control of their precious property data.”Ian Springett, Chief Executive of OnTheMarket.com, said, “We are pleased to welcome Nottingham Estate Agency and Harrison Murray Estate Agency to OnTheMarket.com which is a tremendous example of our ever-expanding membership and property stock.“We look forward to welcoming many more new members throughout 2016 as our momentum continues to build.”Harrison Murray Estate Agency Ian Springett Su Snaith OnTheMarket Nottingham Estate Agency OTM portals January 20, 2016The NegotiatorWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021last_img read more

FSA scheme gives bread green light on all but salt

first_imgAlmost all plant bread would get an amber light because of salt content, if latest Food Standards Agency (FSA) “red, amber and green” labelling criteria were applied on loaves.Almost all branded and own-label loaves of bread fall outside the threshold for low salt food – a maximum of 0.3g per 100g is allowed. For example, Kingsmill Sandwich White and Hovis and Warburtons branded loaves have 1.25g salt per 100g. Only Sainsbury’s own-label bread, which boasts 0.3g salt per 100g could use a green label on salt.However, bread would get a green light in the other three criteria the Agency wants marked on labels – fat, saturates and total sugars. The FSA Board has recommended labels should use red, amber or green colour coding to indicate whether levels of these nutrients are high, medium or low, and give information on the levels of nutrients per portion.The FSA released these recommendations for front-of-pack labelling schemes last week, asking supermarkets and manufacturers to adopt the scheme in categories including ready meals, pizzas and pre-packed sandwiches. Bakery is not one of the categories targeted, although the FSA says suppliers and retailers may choose to apply the scheme in that area. Sainsbury’s and Waitrose have already endorsed the FSA’s colour-coded approach, but have indicated they would combine the FSA system with information on Guideline Daily Amounts. And Sainsbury’s has said its Wheel of Health labelling system is in line with the FSA’s recommendations. Tesco is sticking to a system, already introduced, which avoids colour-coding foods but gives figures for the percentage of a guideline daily intake of fat, salt and sugar that each product provides.Deirdre Hutton, chair of the FSA said: “Developing a consistent way of clearly highlighting how much fat, sugar and salt a food contains will make it simpler for people to put healthy eating advice into practice when shopping. We want to see more supermarkets and manufacturers adopting our core principles as this type of labelling will be effective in helping their customers to improve their health.”last_img read more

In Short

first_imgExpansion for ValeriePatisserie Valerie is continuing its expansion outside London with a new outlet in Salisbury, and more planned in 2011. The London-based chain has opened outlets in Bath, Cambridge, Canterbury, Twickenham, Wolverhampton, Leeds and London last year, and has plans to open in York, Manchester Arndale, Liverpool and Chester in early 2011.Boparan must actThe Panel on Takeovers and Mergers has ruled that Boparan Holdings must either make an offer for Northern Foods or announce that it does not intend to make an offer by 21 January 2011. The board of Northern Foods continues to recommend a vote in favour of the proposed Greencore merger.Starbucks’ siren callTo mark its 40th anniversary in March, Starbucks has revamped its logo. The new image will not feature the name of the coffee chain at all, but is instead focused on the image of the ’siren’ present in the centre of the previous logo, which will now be green instead of black.China bakery boomA Euromonitor report said the bakery market in China will grow by 30% in four years. Sales rose from 3.7bn yuan in 2000 to 7.8bn yuan last year, and will reach 11.1bn yuan by 2015. Per capita consumption was 4kg last year, compared with 38kg in the UK.last_img read more

Elkhart Christmas Tree pickup underway

first_imgIndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend Market Pinterest Twitter Facebook Pinterest Google+ Google+ Twitter (Tommie Lee/MNC) Elkhart has announced their Christmas Tree pickup program. The Building & Grounds Department says they will be picking up live Christmas Trees curbside through Friday, January 15.You can also drop off your tree at the parking lots of Northside Middle School, Riverview Park, and Westside Middle School, and at the Pierre Moran Pavilion.Remember to remove all ornaments and other decorations, and remove the tree from its stand. Facebook By Tommie Lee – January 7, 2021 0 213 WhatsApp Elkhart Christmas Tree pickup underway WhatsApp Previous articleHow the 25th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution could be invokedNext articleSouth Bend small- and medium-business COVID loan program begins prescreening Tommie Leelast_img read more

Greencore H1 revenue up almost 50%

first_imgGreencore has reported a 49.9% growth in revenue to £567.7m in its first half-year results for 2012 due to the acquisition of Uniq.The Irish producer of convenience foods announced its unaudited interim results for the 26 weeks ended 30 March 2012, highlighting a 37.6% rise in operating profit within its convenience foods division on H1 2011, totalling £30.7m.The firm said its acquisition of Uniq last September, which manufactures Cadbury-branded chilled desserts, contributed to its increase in revenue in H1 2012.Patrick Coveney, chief executive officer of Greencore, said: “Our business has performed strongly in the first half of 2012. The acquisition of Uniq last year has reshaped our group and we are on track to deliver all of the targeted integration benefits.“Group revenues are up 50% on last year with like-for-like revenues ahead by almost 10%. When combined with good underlying margin performance across the enlarged group and the reduction in our effective tax rate, we have delivered an increase in group adjusted earnings of 75% and adjusted EPS up almost 20%. “Furthermore, we have continued to reshape our portfolio, in particular in the US with the acquisition of MarketFare Foods in April. This acquisition represents the next step in building a business of real scale in the US and strengthens our position in the food-to-go/convenience store channel.”Greencore’s cakes and desserts business delivered strong revenue growth of 12.7%, while its ingredients and property division represented around 6% of group revenue in the period.last_img read more

Ween Announces First Boston Show Since 2007

first_imgWeen is bringing the brown to Beantown! The rockers just announced a performance at the House of Blues Boston, hitting the venue on August 23rd, 2016. Though Ween only reunited earlier this year for their first shows since 2011, this performance will mark the band’s first visit to Boston since 2007 at the Orpheum Theatre.Ween has a handful of dates on the schedule for 2016, playing assorted shows in Philadelphia, San Francisco, St. Paul and more. They’re also included on some upcoming festival lineups, including Project Pabst NW, Riot Fest and, of course, LOCKN’. With great shows in Colorado and New York earlier this year, it’s been a real treat to have Ween back in our lives.Pre-sale tickets will be released tomorrow, July 21st, at 10 AM via Ween’s Ticketstoday website, and the password is STALLION. The public on sale begins Friday, July 22nd at 10 AM Eastern, and can be found here.last_img read more

Amy Poehler is the 2015 Woman of the Year

first_imgThe award is Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ oldest honor, bestowed annually on performers who have made lasting and impressive contributions to the world of entertainment. Established in 1951, the Woman of the Year award has been given to many notable and talented entertainers, including Meryl Streep, Katharine Hepburn, Julia Roberts, Jodie Foster, Elizabeth Taylor, Anne Hathaway, Claire Danes, and most recently, Marion Cotillard and Dame Helen Mirren.The Woman of the Year festivities, presented by The Related Companies, will begin at 2:45 p.m. on Jan. 29, when Poehler will lead a parade through the streets of Cambridge. Following the parade, Hasty Pudding Theatricals will host a celebratory roast for the actress. At 4 p.m., Poehler will be presented with her Pudding Pot at Farkas Hall, Hasty Pudding’s home in the heart of Harvard Square since 1888. A press conference will follow the presentation. Afterward, Hasty Pudding cast members will perform several musical numbers from the group’s 167th production, “¡Oops! … Madrid It Again!”“We are extremely excited to announce Amy Poehler as our 2015 Woman of the Year. She is an accomplished performer, incredible comedian, and an inspiration to everyone in the Hasty Pudding,” said Hasty Pudding president Jason Hellerstein ’15. “We look forward to welcoming Ms. Poehler and celebrating and honoring her achievements in a truly unique and memorable way.”Hasty Pudding Theatricals will announce its Man of the Year at a later date. That recipient will be honored on Feb. 6.For more information about the production of “¡Oops! … Madrid It Again!” visit www.hastypudding.org. <a href=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WvdxgGpNVU” rel=”nofollow” target=”_blank”> <img src=”https://img.youtube.com/vi/7WvdxgGpNVU/0.jpg” alt=”0″ title=”How To Choose The Correct Channel Type For Your Video Content ” /> </a> Golden Globe Award-winning actress, comedian, producer, writer, and best-selling author Amy Poehler has been named Hasty Pudding Theatricals’ 2015 Woman of the Year. Poehler, a former “Saturday Night Live” cast member and star of the hit show “Parks and Recreation,” returns to campus four years after delivering the Class Day address in 2011.last_img read more

Modern, Mobile Missions Deploy Custom Data Protection Solutions

first_imgDiverse factors, such as a growing mobile workforce, emerging technologies (artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, etc.), increased field operations, and hybrid IT environments are all driving federal networks to the edge. And, as the definition of the edge expands, so does the attack surface.Mobile agencies are encountering new data protection challenges as they seek to ensure the right user can access the right data from the right device. This is especially important for defense and intelligence agencies, which require a heightened level of security to protect the hardware and software of devices – from hard drives in desktops and workstations, to laptops and mobile devices.How can the federal government facilitate data access across both classified and unclassified networks without compromising the user, data, or device?There is no simple answer. It often takes a unique approach to maximize mobility, while maintaining security. To meet the specific data protection requirements, our team at Dell Technologies OEM | Embedded & Edge Solutions collaborates with OEMs, federal agencies, and FSIs to design and engineer customized security solutions leveraging our Tier 1 infrastructure.Data Protection DevelopmentFor example, our customer, Hypori, was looking for a partner to provide the infrastructure for their Virtual Mobile Infrastructure solution, which secures mobile devices, including laptops and personal cell phones, wherever they are. Our teams worked together to determine how to best engineer and optimize Dell Technologies hardware to accommodate Hypori’s software, to ensure they were able to offer a solution that met the security needs of Federal agencies, and to help them bring the solution to market.As Hypori’s Chief Revenue Officer, Sebastian Shahvandi, put it, “Our software has plenty of requirements – the amount of memory, the speed of a processor, the amount of GPU, the storage necessary, etc. – so collaboration is key. Our engineers worked closely with the Dell Technologies engineers and developers to select the hardware products that would allow a seamless fit from a management server to our storage environment.”The end result? The Hypori solution is a virtual smartphone that offers military-grade security, enabling federal employees to connect to multiple network classifications from a single device. The software ensures even the most highly confidential environments are secure, while allowing employees to access the networks through their own devices (BYOD). By decoupling work environments with personal environments, agencies can ensure the privacy for both the private device and the various networks. Employees no longer need to separate work phones and personal phones; instead, they can consolidate to one device.From Theory to PracticeBut, even the best solutions don’t always see market success. Just like any off-the-shelf IT solution, it’s important to address a customized solution from not only a technical perspective, but also a pricing perspective. My advice to OEMs and FSIs is to select partners that can do both, so you can create the best products at the best price for agencies.Key Takeaway: CollaborationThe right customized data protection solution can help make mobile security a reality. For OEMs, agencies, and systems integrators, considering a customized approach similar to our partnership with Hypori – a deep, collaborative relationship is key.It is important that OEMs, SIs, and agencies can work together on both the technological design and the market factors. How will you distribute the product? Are agencies able to afford the solution? Who will manage deployment? How long will the base hardware model be manufactured? How will hardware lifecycles impact the security of the solution? These answers will be critical to the technology’s successful implementation.For more information about how to enhance your data protection capabilities to gain the tactical advantage, read this accompanying issue brief.last_img read more

Garden double

first_imgBy Terry KelleyUniversity of GeorgiaIt’s midsummer in Georgia right now. But it could be spring allover again for vegetables.We generally plant summer vegetable crops in March and April andwind them up about this time of year.But we can grow two summer crops in Georgia.The growing season can start in spring around mid-March. Itdoesn’t have to end until the first frost of fall. This usuallyhappens around mid-October in the mountains and mid- to lateNovember in the southern part of the state.That means we can plant crops like tomatoes, pepper, squash,sweet corn, southern peas, snap beans, cantaloupe and eggplantall over again. Cooler-season fall crops can be planted a littlelater on.Fresh startSome folks may plant at intervals from spring through midsummer,which is fine. Others may carry out harvests on tomatoes, squashand the like throughout the summer. However, rather than tryingto keep the same plants producing indefinitely, you often get abetter harvest by making a fresh start.Tomatoes, pepper and eggplant should be transplanted just as youdid in the spring. For crops like squash, cantaloupes andcucumbers, however, seeding them directly into the ground willwork just as well if not better. Snap beans, sweet corn andsouthern peas are generally directly seeded.Rotate cropsDon’t plant the same crop back in the same place. Rotate yourspace so you can reduce potential disease problems. If youplanted squash there this spring, plant pepper there for thesecond crop.Rotate families of crops. Plant peppers, tomatoes or eggplantwhere you had squash, cukes or cantaloupe. But don’t plant cukeson the same ground where you had squash.Getting a crop established will be more of a challenge than itwas in the spring. Because of the intense heat, you’ll need tokeep the garden watered enough to reduce heat and drought stress.Water during the day to provide some cooling on the surface andallow foliage to dry by nightfall.Don’t waitFrom late July until frost will be roughly 120 days, so cropsthat mature in less than four months will usually make beforefrost, barring an early fall.However, the longer you wait, the longer it will take your secondcrop to mature as days get shorter and the weather cools off(eventually). So start these crops by mid-August. Somefast-maturing crops like snap beans, cucumbers and squash canstill produce if planted by early September.So don’t let the summer heat cheat you out of the rewards of yoursecond harvest.(Terry Kelley is an Extension Service horticulturist with theUniversity of Georgia College of Agricultural and EnvironmentalSciences.)last_img read more

MWB told to modify bonus plan

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