Previous Article Next Article This week’s stock market reviewThe battle for NatWest bank has entered a critical new phase. The threeparties involved – NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland and Bank of Scotland – have beentrading accusations relentlessly with each other ahead of the 14 Februarydeadline when NatWest shareholders have to choose between the two hostilebidders. Bank of Scotland’s latest offer is worth just over £24bn or about £14.50 perNatWest share. Royal Bank of Scotland has offered to pay £22bn for NatWest inthe form of £3.05 per share in loan notes and about £1.20 per share specialdividend with guaranteed features. Many analysts think Royal Bank of Scotland needs to raise its offer but inthe meantime, NatWest maintains its strong opposition to a takeover by eitherrival. NatWest last week said it considers the raiders’ proposals risky and theoffer, so far, woefully inadequate.Tobacco firm sends out smoke signals over health concernsBritish American Tobacco, the world’s second largest tobacco manufacturer,is seeking a “partnership for change” dialogue with the Governmentand health pressure groups in order to respond to concern that smoking posesdangers to public health. BAT has suggested raising the legal age for buying tobacco from 16 to 18. Italso proposes sponsoring independent research into the effects of low tarcigarettes and how to combat tobacco smuggling into the country. And itsupports the idea of ID cards so that underage children trying to buy tobaccocan be identified.Captains of industry are ready to ring the changesA survey commissioned by BT Cellnet reveals that more than three-quarters ofBritain’s top company chiefs believe mobile phones will change the way businessesoperate in future. The survey, carried out by Mori, reveals that most of theUK’s senior business executives are well acquainted with technology. Also, most of the 102-sample of directors drawn from the top 500 companiesbelieve voice-activated keyboards could soon render present-day keyboards andmice obsolete. Interestingly, that could mean the end of employers’ nightmareof being sued for Repetitive Strain Injury. But then again, perhaps not,because the voice-activated keyboards could cause the equivalent Vocal StrainInjury problems for employers instead.HSE calls for shutdown of lay-offs plan at nuclear operatorSafety fears have prompted the Health and Safety Executive to call for atemporary halt to the proposed redundancies plan announced by British Energypending full assessment of safety issues at its two nuclear power operations.British Energy plans to combine some of the core areas of its subsidiariesBritish Energy Generation and British Energy Generation (UK) in order todeliver on its cost-cutting programme. Comments are closed. Bank raiders tool up for St Valentines DayOn 1 Feb 2000 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.
A5 webmaster network (www.admin5.com) August 4th news, recently launched a watercress watercress called APP inside. Before this bean has released a "read watercress, watercress, watercress, watercress movie FM, watercress moment and 13 applications, and the introduction of" bean "from the name it is a daydream, watercress APP integration to
it is understood that watercress APP is divided into several major categories: TV, movies, books, records, activities. More emphasis on information search and query tools, bringing together the pan’s film, television, books, music and other kinds of rating comments. In addition, watercress APP and PC version is different. Can not buy tickets, there is no book electricity supplier to buy links and so on, which presents the functionality for the user, but also has 13 watercress APP no content.
was founded in 2005, watercress, with its unique small fresh temperament in the restless Internet industry alone. Founder Yang Bo do not deliberately commercialization concept so that watercress has been far away from the money, set up 9 years, has not yet profitable. But the mobile Internet fast era so that the slow company seems out of place, do not attach importance to the development of the mobile terminal, so that the layout of the mobile terminal in the watercress behind three years.
many people think that the entrance of the mobile terminal is too scattered. All of a sudden, the introduction of more than a dozen APP watercress is really a little weight. Perhaps in a short period of time will erupt in the crowd, but it is also easy to be forgotten. After the spread of watercress in the mobile terminal will have to face various vertical areas of opponents, and even confrontation with BAT. For example, watercress is the main interest in social, but now Baidu post bar, unfamiliar street bar and other products have been aimed at social interest. Some people say that watercress development is too slow, but it seems that in the mobile terminal and
a little too much!
APP: "watercress" beta from fighting for the group
to fight the enemy separately?
Douban APP beta flagship search query combination of domain name has been
Thinking of a North
called a bean APP beta