Sainsbury’s celebrates 1st year of certified sustainable palm oil with 14,000,000 fish fingers!

Sainsbury’s celebrates 1st year of certified sustainable palm oil with 14,000,000 fish fingers!
Sainsbury’s industry leading commitment to sustainable palm oil is credited with helping to more than double sales of basics fish fingers over the past 12 months.
Certified sustainable palm oil was introduced to basics fish fingers last May when Sainsbury’s was the first […]

Younger generation on track for brighter financial futures

Younger generation on track for brighter financial futures
NatWest unveils Year 2 findings from the MoneySense Panel – an unprecedented five year survey of over 9,000 young people, aged 12-19 years, examining the effectiveness of financial education. It looks at earnings, budgeting, debt, and hopes and aspirations for their future finances.
The results from this year’s […]

RBS begins consultation with Unite about job losses

RBS begins consultation with Unite about job losses
RBS has begun consulting Unite and other employee representatives about a business plan for its back office operations that will regrettably involve job losses.
The plan could affect up to 9,000 Group Manufacturing roles globally, including 4,500 in the UK, over the next two years.
However, the actual number of […]

Aviva announces restructured reattribution offer

Aviva announces restructured reattribution offer
Flexible offer to reflect value of inherited estate
Minimum payment of £200
90% of eligible policyholders to receive between £200 and £1,150
Individual choice whether to accept cash - not a majority vote
Financial strength of funds not affected
Aviva plc (”Aviva”) has agreed with the policyholder advocate Clare Spottiswoode that a restructured reattribution offer […]

Aviva holds investor briefing on UK life business and reattribution

Aviva holds investor briefing on UK life business and reattribution
Aviva plc (”Aviva”) will hold an investor and analyst briefing on their UK life business at 0930hrs today at their corporate headquarters in London.
Aviva’s UK life business is the leading life and pensions provider in the UK and has undergone transformational change to become a […]

Aviva appoints new non-executive director

Aviva appoints new non-executive director
Aviva plc (”Aviva”) has appointed Mr Leslie Van de Walle, aged 53, as an independent non-executive director with effect from 6 May 2009.
Mr Van de Walle is currently chief executive officer of Rexam plc, the global consumer packaging company, and a non-executive director of Aegis Group plc, a position that […]

Friends Provident PLC Doc re Shareholder Circular

Friends ProvidentPLC Doc re Shareholder Circular
Friends Provident plc (the Company) announces that copies of the Shareholder
Circular relating to the introduction of Friends Provident Group plc as the
holding company of Friends Provident plc by means of a Scheme of Arrangement
under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 including Notices of Shareholder
Meetings and the Prospectus relating to […]

Dee Caffari calls on girl power for another world record attempt

Dee Caffari calls on girl power for another world record attempt
In June, Dee Caffari, the British yachtswoman who made history by becoming the first woman to sail solo, non stop both ways around the world, will attempt to break the record for sailing around Britain and Ireland. Caffari will be joined onboard her yacht […]

Western Union Acquisition Broadens Portfolio and Expands Global Payments Capabilities

Western Union Acquisition Broadens Portfolio and Expands Global Payments Capabilities
Addition of Business-to-Business Payments Provider Opens New Channels and New Customer Segments
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 07, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payments, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Canada-based Custom House, Ltd., a leading, independent provider of business-to-business […]

Western Union Honors Mother of the Year at Fonseca Concert, Awards $50,000 to Contest Winner

Western Union Honors Mother of the Year at Fonseca Concert, Awards $50,000 to Contest Winner
U.S. Serviceman Recognizes Mother for Lifelong Sacrifices
LOS ANGELES, May 07, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) — A mother’s love is universal and the ways to honor her on Mother’s Day are virtually endless. In recognition of the upcoming Mother’s Day celebrations throughout the […]