Annual Reports

Collapsed Carillion's dividends totalled $1 billion

LONDON (Reuters) - Collapsed British firm Carillion, which has come under political fire for paying dividends while racking up big debts and a pension deficit, has handed more than $1 billion (726.64 million pounds) to shareholders since it was created 19 years ago, a Reuters analysis shows.<p>A …

Economy

EPA to Host Two Webinars on Generating and Entering the Annual Report into CDX for Third-Party Certifiers

On January 3, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it would be hosting two webinars to support Third-Party Certifiers (TPC) in …

Law

LocatED annual report and accounts: 5 things we learned

LocatED, the Department for Education’s property firm, has published its first annual report and accounts, giving a glimpse into the inner-workings …

European Union

7 Planning Steps for a Short Annual Report

One of the beautiful things about a short annual report (think 2-4 pager, infographic or video) is that you don’t have to spend nearly as much time …

Writing

Violence between residents in nursing homes can lead to death and demands our attention

Some preventable deaths in nursing homes are a result of aggression between residents. This most commonly occurs in people with dementia, our new …

Cognitive Impairment

JQC - Good Fund, Great Discount, Some Concerns

JQC is a closed-end fund sponsored by Nuveen Investments, seeking high current income with a secondary objective of total return.<p>The Nuveen Credit …

Investing

Rules for Tech Likely Won’t Close Regulatory Gap with Media

Media giant Comcast’s annual report lists 10 pages of regulations that the company operates under, running to 6,200 words. Alphabet, in contrast, …

[Ticker] German economy experiencing major upturn, annual report says

New EU law takes aim at Russia pipeline<p>Today, 11:36<p>Proposed law could complicate Russia's plan to build new gas pipeline to Germany, but …

European News

Number of apprentices funded by ACT government body declines

The number of apprenticeship places funded by an ACT government body charged with training Canberra workers to meet skills shortages fell in the past …

Commuter Rail

BKN - More Quality Munis At A Discount?

BKN is a closed-end fund sponsored by BlackRock, seeking a federally tax free income stream from investment grade municipal bonds.<p>The fund currently …

Investing

WRHA scrubs ER wait time data from annual report

WRHA eliminates ER wait time statistics from its 2016-17 annual report<p>That’s one way for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority to give the …

Canadian News

'Why did you shoot my momma?' Murder case reveals an uphill battle for Dallas

After Jimmy Hightower fatally shot his wife in the driveway of their southeast Dallas home, he said he did it because "she hit me first," police …

Crime

Number of billionaires worldwide jumps 10%: study

Geneva (AFP) - The number of billionaires worldwide rose above 1,500 last year, a 10 percent jump from 2015, due largely to a surge in Asia, Swiss …

Wealth

WA's scathing teacher report card

October 23, 2017 12:00AM<p>WA’s annual report card on teacher behaviour has been released — and the grades may leave parents fuming.<p>The Teacher …

Education

Currency in circulation at 90% of level before note ban

According to the central bank’s fiscal 2017 annual report, 98.96% of the invalidated notes by value, or Rs15.28 trillion, returned by the end of …

India

Campbell's Global Media Assignment Is Put In Play

Campbell Soup Company is putting its global media agency assignment in review, the company confirmed Friday.<p>The firm spent $397 million on …

Advertising

Kinsteel’s request to delay issuing annual report rejected

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia Securities Bhd has rejected Kinsteel Bhd ’s request to delay the issuance of its 2017 annual report, due by end of this …

ASIO concern grows over Chinese infiltration

Domestic spy agency ASIO is ramping up its engagement with the nation's university sector amid growing attempts by China to peddle influence on …

Australian News

Ombudsman report

A 160 per cent increase in complaints about services under the National Broadband Network and a 43.5 per cent rise in those about Telstra by …

Business (Australia)

66 machines being used for counting demonetized notes: RBI

At least 66 Sophisticated Currency Verification and Processing (CVPS) machines are being used for counting junked Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes that were …

India

Sixty-Six Machines Being Used For Counting Demonetised Notes: RBI

At least 66 Sophisticated Currency Verification and Processing (CVPS) machines are being used for counting junked Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes that were …

India

Canberra's top prosecutor warns of funding shortfall when new courtrooms open

The ACT's top prosecutor has warned that without extra funding he will have "no capacity" to match the increased workload when Canberra's new …

Australian News

What does your medical scheme contribution pay for?

South Africa’s 8.8 million medical scheme beneficiaries contribute on average R1 543.20 per month to their medical scheme, but often question the …

Health Care

Strattec Security Is Cheaper Than It Looks, And Not Cheap Enough

On its face, STRT's valuation looks ridiculous, with the micro-cap auto parts supplier trading at almost 22x trailing twelve-month EPS despite …

Business

Sassa to be quizzed on annual report, Post Office deal

Paul Herman<p>Cape Town - The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) is due to appear before the portfolio committee on social development on …

News (South Africa)

Reserve Bank slashes dividend, announces accounting loss in annual report

The Federal Government will be paid a substantially lower dividend from the Reserve Bank due to the value of its foreign assets being hurt by the …

Economy

RBI Annual Report: Only Rs 16,000 Cr Didn’t Return; Govt Spent Rs 8,000 Cr In Printing New Notes

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released its annual report which reveals that Demonetisation process from the perspective of money not returned …

India

Rise in number of cases under investigation in 2016-17: Sebi's annual report

<b>Mumbai:</b> Market regulator Sebi on Monday reported a rise of 84.21 percent in the number of cases it took up for investigation during …

Negative Enterprise Value: Barnwell's Business Is Being Given Away For Free

Barnwell Industries has hit a rough patch in its long life.<p>Investors have pushed the price down below Net Cash.<p>Right now, you can pick up $2 in cash …

Stocks

Microsoft is Going All-In on AI

In its 2017 Annual Report. there are six references to AI–up from zero in 2016–and this strategic re-direction is at the heart of its corporate …

Microsoft