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Time running out for Brexit transition deal, Bank of England warns | Business

The governor of the Bank of England has warned that Britain’s financial industry is running out of time for ministers to strike a transitional deal with Brussels over leaving the European Union. Mark Carney told MPs that without a transitional deal banks would need to start moving staff and setting up offices in the EU from as early as the first three months of next year, given it would take at least 18 months to make the changes. Although he…

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Former England captain Terry Butcher’s war hero son dies

The Army veteran son of former England football captain Terry Butcher has died suddenly – with his brother describing him as ‘my hero’ in an emotional tribute. Christopher Butcher was 35 and the oldest son of the former footballer, who captained England in the 1980s. Ex-soldier Christopher had previously revealed he struggled to cope after leaving the Army following the stresses of serving in Afghanistan. He described himself on Facebook as ‘just a moody bitter vet’.  His shock death was announced by…

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Revolution shareholders vote against takeover in ongoing drama

The battle to seize control of Revolution Bars took another twist after shareholders voted down a takeover bid from Slug & Lettuce owner Stonegate. In a stock exchange announcement, Greater Manchester-based Revolution disclosed that just 54.7 per cent of proxy votes were in favour of the £101.5m deal. Over half of the votes cast opposed the bid, with 53.8 per cent against and 46.3 per cent in favour. Revolution bar Read More The company would have needed the support of…

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Greater Hudson Bank Reports Increased Earnings for Both the Three and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2017, The Canadian Business Journal

BARDONIA, NY–(Marketwired – October 17, 2017) – Greater Hudson Bank (the “Bank”) (OTCQX: GHDS), with assets of $479.1 million, today reported net income of $1.1 million or $0.09 per common share for the third quarter of 2017 compared to $899,000 or $0.07 per common share for the 2016 third quarter. For the nine months ended September 30, 2017, net income was $2.971 million or $0.24 per common share compared to $2.785 million or $0.26 per common share for the nine…

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Bethlehem call center employing about 460 to close

Wells Fargo has announced plans to close a call center in Bethlehem that employs about 460 people. Bank spokesman Jim Baum said Tuesday that the commonwealth will be provided with written notice Wednesday that the building is slated to close in 60 days. He said the decision stemmed from demands by customers for more “self-service options” such as online banking and interactive voice response. The exact number of employees affected will be included in Wednesday’s notice. Baum said officials hope…

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Obituary: Jim Saft, Reuters columnist, a man of humor and insight

(Reuters) – “No one is paid to front run the apocalypse”. This headline by Jim Saft, who died on Monday after suffering a stroke last month, was typical of the writing of one of Reuters smartest and most engaging columnists on investment and markets. [SAFT/] Saft brought immense expertise, sensitivity and good humor to each of his roles over more than 20 years at Reuters. An American, he joined Reuters in London, leading the financial reporting team during the early…

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Clickbait or Damn Good Headline?

When I review applications from students in our Certified Content Marketer training program, I get to read some great content. And giving feedback on headlines to make them more powerful is one of my favorite parts of the process. My reason for that is simple. No one will ever know how good your content is if your headline doesn’t show why it’s worth someone’s time. The problem is: specific, benefit-driven, intriguing headlines can be mistakenly associated with clickbait — headlines…

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Things to Know When Choosing Big Data Solution Providers

Sponsored by Glassbox: The potential of big data in adding value to your business operations can’t be overlooked. Big data gives you insights for offering better services to clients so your business is more competitive in the marketplace. Since the market is shifting constantly, big data is the key to ensuring your business adapts to the changes quickly. The fact that it can be easily used to identify specific customer needs makes it easier to segment your customers, and segmentation…

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11 Productivity Hacks for Work From Home Newbies That Make Six Plus Figures

Posted by John Rampton on Oct 17, 2017 Working from home is no longer taboo. In fact, it’s become extremely common for millions of people – thanks in part to technology that’s made it possible to communicate and collaborate with anyone around the world.   While working from home can be a blessing, it can also be curse if you’re not prepared. That’s understandable if you’re new to this lifestyle. If you’re in that situation, I’ve put together these 11 productivity hackers…

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Entrepreneur Mistakes: Unimportant Interruptions, Really?

Do not allow anyone to throw your day off. Nothing like  unimportant interruptions For some odd reason, many people think that entrepreneurs do nothing but sit around and twiddle our thumbs and wait for money to come in. I guess this is why we get unimportant interruptions during the day? They are really under the impression that because we do what we love we’re not working. And part of that is correct, we’re not working. But…

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3 Ways to Make Your Content Mobile-Friendly

“Mobile has eaten the internet.” You’ve heard that before, right? It might sound dramatic, but it’s pretty much true. There’s more traffic from mobile devices now than there is from desktops. Mobile use is so prevalent that Google’s mobile index is now its default index. And every month, one billion of Facebook’s users access it exclusively on mobile devices. In short, mobile is the go-to way to access all things internet. And all things chat, or messaging apps, bots, or apps…

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Learn the magic behind building meaningful connections

Ever hear the saying, “it takes a village?”  That statement doesn’t just ring true for parenting, but also when you’re looking to build a business from scratch.  Marcus Damas, a former professional basketball player turned marketing maven, knows a thing or two about utilizing his meaningful connections to get a business off the ground.  Founder and creator of Fueled by Culture, a lifestyle-marketing agency that bridges the gap between culture and technology, Damas gave us a deeper look into what…

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4 ways to improve your local Google search results

Amber Humphrey on September 21, 2017 – 9:00 am in Uncategorized When conducting online research, consumers use local search terms to find everything from seafood restaurants in their area, to nearby gyms, to child care providers that are close to where they work. To attract local customers or clients, small businesses must take action to ensure they’re found by local searchers. Beyond simply having a website, there are several actions small businesses can take to boost their search engine rankings.…

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Kaip optimizuoti reklaminius tekstus – TaurusMedia.lt

KAIP OPTIMIZUOTI JŪSŲ REKLAMINIUS (PARDUODANČIUS) TEKSTUS (ANGL. COPYWRITING), KAD PAIEŠKOS SISTEMOJE PASIEKTUMĖTE AUKŠTESNIUS REITINGUS? Reklaminiai (parduodantys) tekstai (angl. Copywriting) – esminė pardavimų internete dalis. Jūs galite turėti geriausią produktą (prekę ar paslaugą) rinkoje, bet jei jūsų reklaminiai (parduodantys) tekstai nėra įtikinantys ir jūs tinkamai nesinaudojate SEO paslaugomis, tuomet galite patirti nuostolių (prarasti pardavimus)! Žinoma, profesionaliai parengti efektyvius tekstus nėra labai lengva ir paprasta. Privaloma vartoti tinkamai parinktus žodžius, jei norite pamatyti geresnes konversijas (t. y. vartotojo sąveiką su tekstu) savo…

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Sterling Bay seeks federal ruling in North Side rail feud – News

The firm that wants to redevelop the Finkl steel site and neighboring properties—maybe even into a second headquarters for Amazon, if it gets lucky—has asked the U.S. government to make sure railroad cars never rumble across its property again. Sterling Bay filed a formal application with the federal Surface Transportation Board requesting that it order a Chicago railroad company to abandon tracks that run through the Finkl parcel, a prime 28-acre piece of real estate on the North Branch of…

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