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Call to curb rise in top pay

first_img Previous Article Next Article Leaders of the £650bn pensions industry have criticised government ministersfor failing to introduce tough measures which could help shareholders curb therise of company directors’ pay. The NAPF urged members at its annual conference to lobby the top 750companies and persuade them to put their pay reports to a vote of shareholders.Only 10 of the UK’s top 350 companies held a shareholder vote on directors’pay structures last year, according to the association. In a letter to itsmembers, chairman of NAPF’s investment committee Alan Rubenstein backed arecent demand by institutional investors for more accountability on pay. A group of institutional investors led by Hermes, one of the UK’s largestfund managers, have asked companies to put their remuneration reports to a voteat their annual general meetings. Together this group owns more than 5 per centof the UK stock market. Related posts:No related photos. Call to curb rise in top payOn 30 May 2001 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. last_img read more

DAPD happy with ECCB notes Braille features

first_img Tweet Share Sharing is caring! Share LocalNews DAPD happy with ECCB notes Braille features by: – April 20, 2012center_img Share The Dominica Association of Persons Living with Disabilities has welcomed the new initiative by the ECCB to issue a series of notes with Braille features.The ECCB issued a press release on Thursday stating that the new initiative is in an effort to provide East Caribbean notes which are easier for blind and visually impaired persons to use.Executive director of the DADP Nathalie Murphy said the move further strengthens its drive towards the implementation of the United Nations convention on the rights of persons living with disabilities.“This will enable people with visual impairment to identify the note independently and undertake the transaction in a more private manner. This step is all in an effort to help in the creation of an all inclusive society which we are promoting,” she added.According to Murphy, it further strengthens the quest to ensure that the rights of persons with disabilities are promoted and protected.The EC $10 notes with the Braille features are now in circulation and are available at the commercial banks in the ECCB member countries. The other three notes will be issued on demand.Braille is a universal system of writing and printing which enables blind or visually impaired persons to read and write through touch.It consists of a pattern of raised dots which are arranged on special paper and represent letters, numbers and characters.Dominica Vibes News 46 Views   no discussionslast_img read more

People not following social distancing ‘irresponsible, selfish’: Lewis Hamilton

first_imgLondon: Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has called people — who are not following advice on social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic — as “irresponsible and selfish”.“I’m praying for my family’s safety each day but I’m also praying for you out there,” BBC Sport quoted Hamilton as saying.The 35-year-old Briton added: “There are people out there still going to clubs and bars and large gatherings, which I feel is totally irresponsible and selfish.“There is nothing we can do about it either way except try to isolate ourselves, stop ourselves from catching it and spreading it.“I’m praying for those working at the local store, deliverers, doctors and nurses who put their own health at risk to help others and keep the countries running.“Those are the heroes. Please stay safe, people,” he further said.Hamilton has put himself in self-isolation after coming in contact with two people who later tested for novel coronavirus. IANSAlso Read: Surprised Australian GP continues amid coronavirus: Lewis HamiltonAlso Watch: Coronavirus update: Buddhist Monastery in Naharkatika take extra prevention measureslast_img read more