GiG lands online casino deal with German-facing operator

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Online casino “Our new partner has a team of proven, industry veterans driving its business, who currently operate several successful brands facing multiple markets,” GiG chief executive Richard Brown said. “It’s fantastic that they have chosen our platform for their new, German-facing casino brand. Regions: Germany Email Address Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Based on a revenue share model, the agreement will run for at least four years, with a target launch date for the casino in the third quarter of this year. Companies: GiG GiG did not go into further detail about the igaming operator, but did confirm it is a privately owned business that owns a number of online casino brands.center_img Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has signed a letter of intent to support an unnamed German-facing igaming operator with the launch of a new online casino. Topics: Online casino The operator was also one of the first to secure a local Schleswig-Holstein licence in Germany. GiG lands online casino deal with German-facing operator “We are pleased to provide our GiG Core platform to them in advance of the German regulations, which complements our current offering to other noteworthy brands.” 19th February 2021 | By Robert Fletcher Tags: Gaming Innovation Grouplast_img read more

PCB announces to host all PSL games at home from 2020

first_img WI vs SA 2nd Test Day 3 Live: South Africa lose early wickets; SA 50/3 (16.4 ov)- Follow Live Updates Cricket BCCI Apex Council Meet: BCCI to bid for 3 major global events in next tournament cycle starting from 2024; Check PSL 2021 Eliminator 1 PES vs KAR LIVE: best way to watch Peshawar Zalmi vs Karachi Kings Live Streaming in your country, India, Follow Live update Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Cricket TAGSPakistan Cricket BoardPakistan Super LeaguePCBPSLPSL 2019PSL Venues SHARE The Pakistan Super League from the 2020 season onwards will entirely be played at home. There will be no more overseas ties for Pakistan Cricket Board-owned professional cricket league.The PSL so far has been played primarily in the UAE and Abu Dhabi with the last few games being hosts at Lahore and Karachi. 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ENG-W vs IND-W: Sneh Rana reveals England sledged a lot but we did not pay attention PCB announces to host all PSL games at home from 2020 WTC Final LIVE: Devon Conway continues red-hot form, slams fifty to provide New Zealand dream start By Kunal Dhyani – March 18, 2019 Tokyo Olympics: BCCI provides fuel in Indian Olympic flame, to contribute Rs 10 crore Cricket Latest Sports News Cricket by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeSuresh Raina issues statement after arrest, says the incident in Mumbai was ‘unintentional’IPL 2020 : Srikanth and fans slams MS Dhoni, says ‘wasted 15 Cr on Jadhav & Chawla’Shahid Afridi’s daughter Aqsa to marry Pakistan quick Shaheen AfridiPCB Chairman, ahead of the PSL closing ceremony at Karachi’s national stadium has confirmed that all the PSL games henceforth be played within Pakistan.“Today for Pakistan, especially for Karachi, it’s a historic day. Since PSL is in Karachi, over 200,000 spectators witnessed the games at the stadium and millions witnessed on TV and digital platform,” Mani said at the National Stadium, where over 30,000 spectators attended the final of PSL 2019, between Quetta Gladiators and Peshawar Zalmi.“We should always remember that cricket is the one game that brings happiness and light in life and this lesson shouldn’t be forgotten.“The biggest reward should be given to the people of Karachi, the way you people have supported and embraced PSL 4 here in your city. The love and support was extraordinary.“Finally, I would like to say that all overseas players, officials and technical support teams, you have seen yourself the passion and love for cricket in Pakistan. Next year we look forward to welcome you back with all the PSL matches in Pakistan.”For the PCB, the PSL, now coming to the end of its fourth season, has been a platform to try and bring top-drawer cricket back to the country. The final of the 2017 edition was held in Lahore, followed by the last four games, including the final, in 2018. This year, the last eight games have been held in Karachi.Alongside, international limited-overs series against a World XI, West Indies and Sri Lanka have also been held in the country over the past couple of years with considerable success.Earlier this month, Pakistan completed ten years since the country became a no-go zone — with rare exceptions — for international cricket teams, following the armed attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in Lahore. The PCB was forced to make UAE their home away from home and, before the recent tours, the only top-tier team to visit Pakistan were Zimbabwe, in 2015, for a limited-overs series in Lahore.The PCB is also looking forward to bringing international cricket back to Pakistan. Ever since the terror attack on the Sri Lanka cricket team bus in Pakistan, the PCB has been compelled to play their home series in the UAE and Abu Dhabi.Also Read: BCCI considered to tell foreign players to choose either IPL or PSL: ReportPCB writes to ICC, calls for action against India for wearing military caps Cricket Facebook Twitter PSL 2021 Qualifier 1 ISL vs MUL LIVE: best way to watch Islamabad United vs Multan Sultans Live Streaming in your country, India, Follow… Football Cricket Euro 2020- Switzerland beat Turkey 3-1: Shaqiri’s brace keep Switzerland hopes alive; Turkey face exit from Euros last_img read more

This 8%-dividend-yielding FTSE 100 stock has slumped 23%! Is now the time to buy back in?

first_img Enter Your Email Address Royston Wild | Monday, 2nd March, 2020 | More on: NWG Image source: Getty Images. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! In this climate I think that steering clear of Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS) remains a smart bet. Escalating fears concerning the coronavirus have sent it 4% lower in Monday trade. Its share price dropped 23% in February and those fresh drops in start-of-week business take the banking giant to its cheapest since summer 2016, below 170p per share.There’s some symmetry to RBS’s recent dive. Its plunge to levels not seen since just after the cataclysmic European Union referendum coincides with the beginning of trade talks with the EU today. Recent trading data suggests that the FTSE 100 bank could continue to suffer from Brexit-related turbulence, too. But more of that later.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…As I say, it’s concern over the spread of COVID-19 that has smacked major shares like RBS at the beginning of March. And newsflow for this particular blue chip has been particularly worrying.Worries continue to mountToday saw the release of refreshed economic forecasts from the OECD. It made for grim reading across the board as the body downgraded its estimates for the entire global economy (growth of 2.4% is now anticipated for this year).However, the OECD’s update was particularly worrisome for firms with a high gearing to the UK economy. British GDP is now predicted to grow by a paltry 0.8% in 2020, down 20 basis points from the previous estimate, and giving RBS investors plenty more to chew over.The country’s banks face another threat from the emergence of the coronavirus, too: the likelihood of more interest rate cuts. The Bank of England earlier today vowed to adopt “all necessary steps” to protect the domestic economy from the fallout.Profitability across the sector has been crushed by ultra-loose monetary policy since the 2008–09 financial crisis. The suggestion of more rate reductions then should fill them (and their shareholders) with dread.Brexit bashedClearly RBS has plenty to fear should the coronavirus spread. It already has its hands full with Brexit-related uncertainty threatening to persist through 2020 and possibly beyond.This was illustrated in recent full-year results when it announced that impairments had shot 75% higher in 2020, to £696m. RBS saw its top line suffer, too, as Brexit concerns and intense competition hampered product demand. Net interest income dropped 7% as a consequence, to a shade over £8bn.The bank expects more trouble in the new year, too. It notes that “in the current environment, and recognising ongoing market uncertainty, we continue to expect challenges on income.” No wonder City analysts now predict that RBS’s earnings will topple by almost a fifth in 2020.I couldn’t care less about the company’s forward price-to-earnings ratio of below 9 times. You can forget its 8% dividend yield, too. This share’s packed with far too much risk. And things could remain difficult for the foreseeable future should trade negotiations fall flat.  I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement.center_img This 8%-dividend-yielding FTSE 100 stock has slumped 23%! Is now the time to buy back in? Royston Wild has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK 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. 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. See all posts by Royston Wild “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this.last_img read more

Black Ferns icon Portia Woodman

first_img Black Ferns icon Portia WoodmanFew players in the world score eight tries in one Test match… in a World Cup. That’s Woodman, the scorching New Zealand winger who has shone in both the 15s game and sevens.She is one of the most recognisable faces in the women’s game. She has won a 15s World Cup, a Sevens World Cup, a Commonwealth Games gold medal and an Olympic sevens silver medal.She is the top try-scorer in Women’s World Sevens Series history with 195, and both her father, Kawhena, and uncle, Fred, represented the All Blacks.Woodman was also ninth in Rugby World magazine’s list of the 50 Most Influential People in Rugby in 2018 – the highest ranked woman – because she speaks out about issues in the game too.At the last World Cup she questioned whether any man could handle the playing schedule the women had to endure, she is happy to talk about coaching failings from previous Black Ferns regimes and she is vocal about the need for the women’s game to stand apart from the men’s game, to be its own show.Here is a Q&A we did with Woodman ahead of the 2017 World Cup…Has sport always been a big part of your life?Yes, I don’t remember a time when I wasn’t doing it. Athletics was my main sport but at 16 or 17 I realised I wasn’t good enough, so I switched to netball. I was aiming for the Silver Ferns and was in the Accelerant squad (that fast-tracks emerging talent) in 2012.Then you switched to rugby…When sevens got into the Olympics, New Zealand Rugby went around the country giving girls the chance to have a crack at Rio 2016. I thought I’d give it a go and got clearance from Northern Mystics, my netball franchise. I’ve been playing sevens ever since.Does your dad give you advice? This Q&A originally appeared in the September 2017 issue of Rugby World magazine.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. He was ecstatic when I chose to play rugby. As soon as I get back from a tournament, he says: “Have you got the footage? Want to go through it?” He’s rugby crazy – our whole family is. He’s a great support.Champions: Portia Woodman and Sarah Goss with the Women’s World Cup (Getty Images)Are you a full-time rugby player?I’m lucky with sevens that I’m fully professional, so rugby is our life and I love it. This year they gave us the option of playing 15s and I put my hand up.What are the differences between sevens and 15s?More people, less space! Having played it a bit more now, I’ve realised how hard 15s is, game plan-wise. I never thought I’d say that. I love 15s, though, and I’ve learnt so much that I can transfer into sevens. Like I said, there’s not as much space, so if you get the ball it’s learning to create space and find gaps.Your first-ever game of 15s was in a Test against England. Were you nervous? Surprisingly not. The girls around me on my debut (in 2013) were so experienced, so I felt confident in what I needed to do.How important is your Maori heritage?It’s a big part of my life. I’m not a fluent speaker but it’s understanding where you come from and who you are. Mum and Dad instilled that in us from when we were young. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img In the clear: Portia Woodman breaks away against Japan (Getty Images) Get to know more about the star of both the New Zealand’s sevens and 15s teams – flying winger Portia Woodmanlast_img read more

Care4free redesigned

Advertisement  20 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Care4free redesigned Howard Lake | 15 June 2000 | News 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. Free charity ISP Care4free has been redesigned and now offers a wider choice of charity information. Its Charity Centre now brings you charity news, book reviews, and even free advice from an expert on each of fundraising, national lottery, and finance.Visit Care4free’s Charity Centre. read more

Regional winners of Voluntary Endeavour awards named

first_imgRegional winners of Voluntary Endeavour awards named  26 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 11 August 2005 | News Tagged with: Awards Volunteering The regional winners of the Nationwide Awards for Voluntary Endeavour have been announced.Now in its eighth year, the Nationwide Awards for Voluntary Endeavour are designed to recognise individuals and groups throughout the UK who have made an outstanding contribution to their local community.There are four categories: young person under 18 years of age, individuals; young people under 18 years of age, groups; adult individuals; and adult groups. Advertisementcenter_img 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. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The winners include 17-year-old Marc Shuter of North Walsham, Norfolk, who has raised £9,000 to take give other young carers a holiday. Marc looks after his brother Daniel who has Downs Syndrome and his father who is blind.In each judging region, two awards are made in each category. Individual winners receive a medal and £50 worth of dining out vouchers and group winners receive a plaque and £100 worth of dining out vouchers.From 40 national finalists four national winners will be selected. Each will receive a trophy, £500 worth of vouchers and a cheque for £2,500 for the charity or cause of their choice.last_img read more

Banking crisis hits foundation programme

first_img Tagged with: Funding Ireland AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Banking crisis hits foundation programme  25 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis “The four Lloyds TSB Foundations across the UK derive their income from the Lloyds Banking Group receiving a percentage of pre-tax profits. Unfortunately, with a decrease in bank profits, the amount of money available to us with bank profitability under pressure has declined – a regrettable but unavoidable fact,” he said.“Fortunately, the Foundation in Northern Ireland operates prudently and has a low cost base. Our rolling Grant Programmes focusing on Social and Community Welfare and Education and Training are ongoing, with quarterly closing dates, and continue to provide grants to under funded local charities,” he said.Lloyds TSB Foundations in Northern Ireland and Britain are funded by the covenanted income of1% of pre-tax profits from Lloyds Banking Group (formerly Lloyds TSB Group) averaged over three years. The bank, which took over HBOS, is now partly nationalised. From 1st August 2009, Lloyds TSB Foundation for Northern Ireland will be processing applications for Matched Giving from HBOS employees in Northern Ireland.Meanwhile the next closing date for receipt of applications is 9th October 2009.www.lloydstsbfoundationni.orgcenter_img 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. The banking crisis has led to major changes in the grant programme of one of Northern Ireland’s biggest charitable trusts.Lloyds TSB Foundation for Northern Ireland will now not consider organisations for their standard grant programme if they have a turnover of more than £250,000. In addition, the maximum grant is now £5,000. Previously Lloyds TSB supported charities no matter what their turnover and their maximum grant was £10,000.Lloyds TSB Foundation Chairman, Mr Gary Mills, said in a statement on their website that he wanted to reassure the voluntary sector that the Foundation’s important role would continue despite the well publicised difficulties in the banking sector. However, he warned that levels of funding available to the Foundation for the foreseeable future would be lower than in previous years as they are linked to the Bank’s profitability. Advertisement Howard Lake | 28 August 2009 | Newslast_img read more

Niños perdidos – y el imperio de los EE.UU.

first_imgEl Departamento de Seguridad Nacional de EE.UU. ha tenido que revelar que “perdió el rastro” de las familias de 545 niños separados a la fuerza de sus padres en la frontera entre EE.UU. y México. Los niños migrantes siguen sufriendo, solos y sin padres, en los EE.UU. Una presentación judicial del 21 de octubre por la Unión Americana de Libertades Civiles (ACLU) dice que sus padres deportados son inalcanzables, muchos de ellos han huido a la clandestinidad en sus países de origen.El “enjaulamiento” de las familias migrantes y de los menores no acompañados en albergues temporales comenzó durante el gobierno de Obama. El supremacista blanco Trump puso entonces en marcha un ataque de “tolerancia cero” contra los inmigrantes, que incluía ordenar la separación de padres e hijos en la frontera de los Estados Unidos en 2017-2018. Se trataba de una medida deliberada para que las familias temieran buscar refugio en los Estados Unidos al huir de sus países de origen devastados por las guerras militares y económicas fomentadas por el imperialismo estadounidense.La cifra de niños migrantes bajo custodia de los Estados Unidos ha vuelto a aumentar hasta unos 1.900 en octubre, en comparación con los 800 de hace unos meses, a medida que más niños no acompañados cruzan la frontera, enviados solos por sus familias desesperadas. (Washington Post, 23 de octubre)Mientras tanto, el asalto de la administración Trump a los niños migrantes continúa, esta vez con la presión sobre los científicos de los Centros de Control y Prevención de Enfermedades para que acepten un plan peligroso y prohibido por los tribunales para utilizar los hoteles de la frontera para retener a los niños antes de deportarlos. Los funcionarios de los CDC se han resistido, diciendo que esto pone a los niños en grave riesgo de salud durante la pandemia de coronavirus.El horror generalizado ante las anteriores separaciones de padres e hijos provocó manifestaciones masivas en los Estados Unidos. Estas protestas deben continuar  –constante y enérgicamente– contra todas las políticas racistas de los Estados Unidos que atacan, socavan e intentan destruir las estructuras familiares y culturales que son esenciales para la supervivencia y la resistencia de los pueblos oprimidos.El enjaulamiento continúa la historia racista de los EE.UU.Tales ataques racistas han sido parte de la estrategia de construcción del imperio de los EE.UU. desde su inicio.En 1779, durante la Guerra Revolucionaria Americana, el General George Washington (el “Padre de su País”) ordenó una campaña militar de tierra quemada contra las naciones Haudenosaunee en el Valle Mohawk de lo que hoy es el estado de Nueva York. Los soldados “revolucionarios” arrasaron aldeas y huertos, quemaron cosechas de invierno y condujeron a las familias indígenas al exilio, donde muchos murieron de hambre.La historia de los Estados Unidos está ensangrentada por las masacres de indígenas desarmados, a menudo niños y ancianos, a medida que los ejércitos estadounidenses pusieron en práctica el “Destino Manifiesto” de la expansión de los Estados Unidos mediante el robo de tierras indígenas en todo el continente.Y la esclavitud legal de los pueblos africanos en los Estados Unidos desde sus comienzos, con la designación de seres humanos como bienes inmuebles para ser comprados y vendidos, significó siglos de ruptura forzosa de las unidades y relaciones de las familias negras. Este asalto de compra y venta a las estructuras sociales del pueblo negro fue la base original de la actual riqueza económica capitalista de los EE.UU.La estructura misma de los Estados Unidos como país imperialista sigue descansando en ataques sistemáticos y legalmente “justificados” de supremacía blanca contra las comunidades de indígenas, negros y morenos. Estos ataques continúan, desde la separación de las familias migrantes de Latinx en la frontera de los Estados Unidos, hasta los ataques a las comunidades indígenas que defienden los derechos a la tierra y al agua, pasando por los asesinatos policiales y el encarcelamiento masivo de las comunidades oprimidas y empobrecidas.Un programa de transición destinado al fin del capitalismo en los EE.UU. y al comienzo del socialismo significa luchar para abolir el ICE y la Patrulla Fronteriza, luchar para abolir la policía y cerrar las prisiones, y luchar para acabar con la supremacía blanca.Los revolucionarios comunistas pretenden poner fin para siempre a estos ataques racistas contra las comunidades y familias oprimidas, incluidos los niños migrantes que todavía esperan reunirse con sus padres.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

Homeland Security warns terrorists may exploit COVID-19 pandemic

first_imgGwengoat/iStock(WASHINGTON) —  A Department of Homeland Security memo sent to law enforcement officials around the country warns that violent extremists could seek to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic by carrying out attacks against the U.S.“Violent extremists probably are seeking to exploit public fears associated with the spread of COVID-19 to incite violence, intimidate targets and promote their ideologies, and we assess these efforts will intensify in the coming months,” according to the intelligence bulletin, compiled by the agency’s Counterterrorism Mission Center and Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office. At this time, DHS said it has “no information indicating any active plotting is underway,” but that it has observed certain extremist groups, both foreign and domestic, looking to spread misinformation about the coronavirus.The memo, which was circulated on Monday, comes after assurances from FBI Director Chris Wray in a video message that agents would be even more vigilant in monitoring threats to the U.S. as the virus spreads.“With all the worry and uncertainty out there, we want the public to know that there are still things they can count on: We’re here, and we’re going to stay here, to protect them, no matter what,” Wray said. “Because our criminal and national security adversaries sure aren’t going to take a day off — whether that’s for the coronavirus or, for that matter, anything else.”Among the activities by extremist organizations cited in the DHS bulletin is a clipping from a weekly ISIS newsletter, which called for supporters to carry out attacks against overburdened health care systems in various Western countries.Another portion of the bulletin singles out activity by white supremacists online who the DHS says have “advocated for violence against a range of targets, including critical infrastructure and faith-based and minority communities — including Asian Americans in response to the COVID outbreak.”ABC News reported on Monday on an alert from the FBI’s New York field office that showed intelligence gathered on racist extremist groups, including neo-Nazis, that were encouraging followers who contract COVID-19 to spread the disease to Jewish people and police officers.Copyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Unions cautious on recognition disputes

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. The first disputed cases of statutory union recognition have come at aslower rate than expected, as unions exercise caution. Sir Michael Burton, chairman of the Central Arbitration Committee, whichmediates in contested recognition cases, said it had had only 10 applicationsin the four months of its new powers. When the CAC came into force with the union recognition section of theEmployment Relations Act in June, it was planning for up to 150 cases in thefirst year. The CAC has nine deputy chairmen and 32 members representingemployers and employees. There has been a major expansion of both committeemembers and staff to take on the expected workload. “We are delighted with this as it will ease us into our task lessfrenetically then we had feared,” said Burton. “Probably the reasonfor it is the enormous number of voluntary agreements, probably into thethousands.” Unions are being cautious in the cases they bring to the CAC because theprocess is complex and the three-year bar is a powerful incentive to unions toget their application as well prepared as possible. “Either way, I expect the pace to quicken through the autumn.” Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Unions cautious on recognition disputesOn 1 Nov 2000 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more