Preliminary Results for the 52 weeks to 21 March 2009

Preliminary Results for the 52 weeks to 21 March 2009
Strong sales and profit performance with significant growth potential
Financial Summary
Total sales (including VAT) up 5.7 per cent to £20,383 million (2008: £19,287 million)
Like-for-like sales (excluding fuel, including VAT) up 4.5 per cent(1)
Underlying profit before tax up 11.3 per cent at £543 million (2008: £488 million)(2)
Profit before […]

Ūkio bankas is the winner of Lithuanian Banks Cup 2009 chess tournament

Ūkio bankas is the winner of Lithuanian Banks Cup 2009 chess tournament
On 9 May the third chess tournament Lithuanian Banks Cup 2009 was held in the shopping and entertainment centre ‘Gedimino 9’. 26 representatives of seven Lithuanian banks competed for the Cup in personal and team standings.
After a long fight Ūkio bankas team member Henrikas […]

Ūkio bankas resumed connection to Eta bankas

Ūkio bankas resumed connection to Eta bankas
Dear Ūkio bankas clients,
Please be informed presently we have nearly completed the implementation of a new Eta bankas connection mode that will allow you to connect to Eta bankas and sign documents therein using a mobile phone. This is the reason why Eta bankas connection windows changed.
We warrant that […]

Western Union Highlights Accomplishments and Strengths at 2009 Annual Stockholders’ Meeting

Western Union Highlights Accomplishments and Strengths at 2009 Annual Stockholders’ Meeting
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 13, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Hosting the third annual stockholders’ meeting of The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), President and Chief Executive Officer Christina Gold today reiterated the company’s strategy and emphasized its commitment to delivering value to shareholders.
Approximately 89.54 percent […]

Ūkio bankas changes interest on time deposits

Ūkio bankas changes interest on time deposits
From 11 May 2009, Ūkio bankas set new annual interest rates on time deposits in litas, euros, US dollars and pounds sterling.
Interest on deposits in litas is decreased least. From 11 May, Ūkio bankas interest on time deposits in litas is decreased by 0.35 to 0.65 percent. Private and […]

Western Union to Present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference

Western Union to Present at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 12, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payments, announced today that the company will be presenting at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference on Monday, May 18, 2009. […]

Team RAC look to carry form into Donington

Team RAC look to carry form into Donington
Team RAC will look to continue their impressive start to the season as the HiQ MSA British Touring Car Championship arrives at Donington Park, Leicestershire this Sunday (17 May).
Colin Turkington lies in second position in the Championship standings following a strong display at Thruxton two weeks ago, […]

Netherlands: Delta Lloyd Group sharpens strategic edge with scenarios

Netherlands: Delta Lloyd Group sharpens strategic edge with scenarios
Is there a future after the crisis?
As the credit crisis continues to rage, Delta Lloyd Group sees this as the right time to look forward. Together with scenario developer Robert Bood, Delta Lloyd Group has developed scenarios to help create a strategy in these turbulent times.
With […]

Consumers placing themselves at risk in recession

Consumers placing themselves at risk in recession
The British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) has warned consumers to seek professional insurance advice following research that reveals that consumers are reducing their insurance cover as a result of the recession, with home and motor insurance affected the most.
BIBA is concerned that if consumers cut insurance protection without guidance […]

Duty of care inspections should not be overlooked, warns RAC

Duty of care inspections should not be overlooked, warns RAC
With vehicle service intervals getting longer, fleets are exposed to increased downtime and costs, says RAC.
Following duty of care inspections of 140 fleet vehicles, the company found that 90%* had one or more faults that would have either caused a breakdown, led to costly repairs, […]