Annual Reports

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 …

Nonprofits

'Oil era is far from over,' says IEA's annual report

If you think that interest in crude will go down any time soon with the rise of electric cars, think twice, the International Energy Agency says. It …

World News

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

BBC Could Slash Salaries Of 'Overpaid' Male Stars

"We want to make sure we do what is right"<p>BBC director general Tony Hall has hinted at slashing the salaries of its male stars.<p>This week, Hall …

Claudia Winkleman

German economy faces risk of overheating, experts warn

in Frankfurt and in Berlin<p>The eurozone’s largest and most powerful economy is in danger of overheating, Germany’s influential Council of Economic …

Economy

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, …

Privacy

[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

Berkshire Hathaway's Intrinsic Value In 2017 Q3

Investors should look past Berkshire's recent underwriting losses to see the true value of its insurance underwriting franchise.<p>A conservative …

Investing

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

Icac forced to lay off investigators as budget slashed by $800,000

NSW anti-corruption commission’s annual report shows it will receive $529,000 in 2016-17, down from $1.34m in 2015-16<p>The New South Wales corruption watchdog will be forced to cut the number of investigation units from four to three and reduce the number of full-time investigators after state …

Gladys Berejiklian

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

How Much Can Amazon Make In The PBM Business?

Amazon had been acquiring pharmacy licenses in multiple states.<p>It is also planning to enter the Pharmacy Benefits Manager business.<p>We estimate what …

Stocks

'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

DfE backtracks on plan to publish list of highest-paid academy staff

<b>Accounts for the academy sector reveal that 121 academy trusts had at least one employee paid more than £150,000</b>The Department for Education has …

Education (UK)

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

Google's annual report shows more web traffic is encrypted

For several years now, Google has been exerting pressure to increase the usage of HTTPS across the internet. By defaulting to secure connections on both ends, users can be protected from anyone who may intercept or even manipulate data as it flows back and forth -- quite useful in a world where you …

Technology (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

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 …

Reserve Bank of India

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 …

Bursa Malaysia

#CensusFail year at ABS: $24m blow-out, missed targets and people hit by moving objects

Staff at the Australian Bureau of Statistics endured hundreds of mental and physical injuries during the year of the Census, according the …

Census

World's Largest Miner Warned Bending to Activists Poses Risks for Debt Investors

BHP Billiton Ltd.’s new Chairman Ken MacKenzie is grappling with a simmering campaign by activist shareholders -- moving too far to appease them …

Business

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

66 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

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