Ethical Trade

Mayo Entrepreneur Expands NI Base to Target UK Market

Mayo’s weighted blanket company Kocoono has announced its decision to use Northern Ireland as a base to meet growing demand from the UK. Emer Flannery, 31, started running his own Kocoono business, selling weighted blankets to help relieve stress, anxiety, insomnia and other sleep disorders in his hometown of Belmullet. …

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HSBC commits $ 5 billion to UAE businesses with plans for global growth

HSBC is pledging $ 5 billion to support UAE-based businesses that need capital to continue their growth plans globally. “As the nation celebrates its Golden Jubilee and HSBC marks 75 years of being the first bank to open here, now is the time to launch an initiative to support strong …

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Saccos challenged to tap new frontiers in economy – Kenya News Agency

The Saccos cooperative movement was challenged to tap into all sectors of the economy to promote entrepreneurship activities among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) Speaking at a workshop of the Kenya Cooperative Alliance (CAK) National Oversight and Audit Committee in Tsavo, the director of the cooperative banking division of the …

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Avoiding DRC and its cobalt won’t solve lingering ethical issues

www.123rf.com The problems of child labor, unsafe working conditions and unfair pay within the artisanal and small-scale mining sector (ASM) of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) will not be resolved by simply avoiding the DRC and choosing not to buy cobalt originating in the country. . This was …

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Not J’Overt we hoped

Letters to the Editor Press day An hour ago Michael B Jordan celebrating the launch of his J’Ouvert rum. Instagram screenshot – THE EDITOR: Carnival and all of its associated cultural festivities are part of our blood as Trinidadians / Tobagonians. It runs through our veins. Many Trinis are still …

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Professional body publishes report on role of actuaries in UK general insurance pricing

“Our recommendations from these reviews are aimed at a range of stakeholders with members and their work at heart. However, we also use the review to carefully review our own standards, guidelines and education to ensure that the IFoA remains relevant. “ The recommendations of the IFoA fall into three …

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Former Deutsche Bank trader sentenced to prison

A former Deutsche Bank AG futures trader convicted of manipulating the prices of gold and silver was sentenced on Monday to one year and one day in prison. James Vorley, a 41-year-old British citizen who started working at Deutsche Bank soon after graduating from high school, was among dozens of …

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Indenting agents request withdrawal of VAT

FE REPORT | Posted: June 21, 2021, 9:04 a.m. Indentation agents across the country have called for the removal of VAT (value added tax) from indenting services in the best interests of the industry. They also urged the government to reduce the existing withholding income tax (ACI) to 0.5 percent …

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Burnley: Usdaw calls on Boohoo to recognize the union

Representatives of the WORKERS of an East Lancashire-based online fashion giant have urged the company to show it is “serious about becoming an ethical trader”. Usdaw, who represents employees at Boohoo’s distribution center in Burnley, says that despite the company’s recent commitment to a more ethical standards regime, its continued …

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Support HKFP with our new 100% organic and fair trade ‘#PressFreedom’ t-shirt – 2 weeks presale

100% organic and fair trade cotton, designed and printed in Hong Kong – pre-order our “press freedom” t-shirt in white or navy HKFP. #PressFreedom is enshrined in Article 17 of the Hong Kong Basic Law, Chapter 1, Article 4 of the National Security Law, and Article 35 of the Chinese …

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