Stonehouse Lettings acuisition

first_imgHome » News » Agencies & People » Stonehouse Lettings acuisition previous nextAgencies & PeopleStonehouse Lettings acuisitionThe Negotiator5th October 20170632 Views Aberdeen Residential Leasing company, Stonehouse Lettings, has acquired the residential leasing business of Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace (RCCW), a prominent Aberdeen and North East legal firm The deal adds 300 properties with an asset value of approximately £45 million to the Stonehouse portfolio, bringing the total number of properties it manages locally to 2,300.The deal is Stonehouse’s seventh acquisition since merging with Simpson Brebner in 2013, during which time it has more than doubled the number of properties under management in Aberdeenshire.Lisa Brebner, Managing Director of Stonehouse said, “We have admired RCCW and its residential leasing business for some time and I am delighted to now be welcoming the leasing team to Stonehouse. The combination of Stonehouse and RCCW is a powerful one and a strong statement of our commitment to the Aberdeen market.”Keith Allan, Managing Partner at RCCW, added, “The Strategic Alliance allows us to concentrate on legal and property sales and purchase business where we continue to grow and offer outstanding service whilst safe in the knowledge our clients with leasing portfolios are in safe hands.”Stonehouse lettings (RCCW) acquisition Raeburn Christie Clark Wallace October 5, 2017The NegotiatorWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021last_img read more

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GALLERY: HNLMS Karel Doorman arrives in Germany

first_imgImages: 2016 Bundeswehr (German Navy)The Royal Netherlands Navy joint support ship HNLMS Karel Doorman entered Warnemünde, Germany on March 13 to train with the “Seebataillon”, the German Navy’s marine unit based in naval base Eckernförde.The Seebataillon demonstrated its capabilities on March 14 by carrying out vehicle and personnel evacuation drills as well as the boarding of the Karel Doorman.“Thanks to this future cooperation, we will be able to project the capabilities of our unit worldwide, whenever and whereever the politics want it. This would have been impossible without the Karel Doorman”, Vice Admiral Andreas Krause, the Inspector of the German Navy, said.This cooperation will provide the German Navy with new capabilities. Apart from long-distance transport of soldiers, weapons, vehicles and ammunition, the ship allows the German Navy to start carrying out amphibious operations.The agreement for the Karel Doorman cooperation was signed on February 4, 2016, by German and Dutch defence ministers. The Letter of Intent outlined a closer maritime collaboration between the two countries and, among other things, allowed the German Navy to use the HLNMS Karel Doorman for its operations.German Navy said that the Dutch Navy ship was set to return to the Netherlands on March 17 but noted that the next visit would take place soon as another exercise was already planned.“This is just the beginning”, the Inspector said. March 16, 2016 View post tag: HNLMS Karel Doorman View post tag: Royal Netherlands Navy View post tag: German Navy Authorities GALLERY: HNLMS Karel Doorman arrives in Germany Back to overview,Home naval-today GALLERY: HNLMS Karel Doorman arrives in Germany Share this articlelast_img read more

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Women Allege Gender, Race Discrimination At Salesforce

first_imgIBJ for www.theindianalawyer.comTwo women employed in the Indianapolis offices of Salesforce.com Inc. have filed federal discrimination lawsuits against the cloud-software giant, claiming the company passed them over for promotions on multiple occasions because of their race and gender.Tanya Blackwell, who turned or turns 45 this year, and Maria Boyd, whose age was not mentioned in court records, each filed civil suits in the past month in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. The suits follow complaints Blackwell and Boyd filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, court documents said.Blackwell, who’s black, and Boyd, who’s Puerto Rican, are seeking damages for “wages, benefits, compensation, and other monetary loss suffered,” although exact figures were not specified in the suits.Blackwell, who also alleged she was underpaid, no longer works for the San Francisco-based company, which employs about 1,400 in Indianapolis. Boyd’s employment status is not clear.Andrew Dutkanych, an attorney with Biesecker Dutkanych & Macer LLC in Evansville, represents both women. Asked in an email if more suits were forthcoming, he said, “While additional suits are possible given the systemic nature of the allegations, there are no additional suits presently planned or on the immediate horizon.”Salesforce declined to respond to the allegations, saying it does not comment on pending litigation.The allegations run counter to the stated philosophy of Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, who’s an outspoken proponent of equal pay and rights for women and minorities.Last spring, Benioff said the company would analyze and then eliminate its gender pay gap, and in a blog post last month the company said it spent $3 million doing so in 2015. That amounted to raises for about 1,000 women and men out of about 17,000  employees globally.Blackwell said in a suit, filed Thursday, that she worked for Indianapolis-based ExactTarget Inc.—acquired by Salesforce in summer 2013—since September 2012 as a director of credit and collections. She alleged she was paid less than “similarly situated younger males and non-African-Americans” despite performing similar work. She also said she watched younger, white peers repeatedly get promoted while she remained in the same position for the final 30 months of her job.She was terminated in April 2015 after her position was eliminated, her suit said.Boyd filed her suit March 14. She began working at ExactTarget in June 2008 as a contract revenue specialist, and, after two promotions, was a global manager of credit and collections by November 2013. She reported to Blackwell.Salesforce promotes employees in November and May, the lawsuit said, so in September 2014 Blackwell recommended Boyd’s promotion for the ensuing November round. Boyd was not promoted.When Blackwell followed up about the reason Boyd was passed over, she was told Boyd’s promotion “fell through the cracks” because officials behind the promotions didn’t receive a signature from a senior vice president, the suit alleges. Ultimately, the suit said, Blackwell was told that Boyd would be part of the next round of promotions in May 2015.Boyd was not promoted then or in subsequent rounds, according to the lawsuit, which claims the company has “a disproportionate number of males and Caucasians across its upper levels of management.”While Boyd’s lawsuit didn’t indicate whether she was still with Salesforce, her LinkedIn profile says she’s a global manager of credit and collections at Salesforce’s Indianapolis offices.Blackwell not only suffered from a lack of pay and promotions, her lawsuit said, but also was assigned to report to one of her co-workers who, like her, was a director. Meanwhile, her male, non-African-American counterparts reported to Senior Vice President Lisa Edwards, the suit said.On or around April 16, 2015, Blackwell said she spoke with human resources official Angela Whatley about how she perceived she was being treated at Salesforce, and the fact that the company effectively ignored her suggestion to promote Boyd. Five days later, Blackwell’s job was eliminated.When asked what evidence Blackwell had for her pay discrimination allegations, Dutkanych said in an email, “She was aware of the compensation her peers received.”According to her LinkedIn profile, Blackwell now is a senior director of global credit and collections at Discovery Communications Inc. in Washington, D.C.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more

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JUST IN: Sheriff’s Office Arrests Woman for the Murder of her Husband

first_imgFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Sheriff’s Office Arrests Woman for the Murder of her HusbandAn Evansville woman is in custody on charges of murder after deputies responded to a report of suspicious circumstances at west side home yesterday evening.On Saturday, July 20, 2019 at approximately 6:03 PM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to 2601 Glenview Drive in order to investigate reported suspicious circumstances. A female 911 caller claimed that she had stabbed her husband with a knife and needed an ambulance and the police. Sheriff’s deputies arrived and made contact with the 911 caller, Mrs. Wendy Payne, who was found in the back yard of the residence.Sheriff’s deputies observed that Mrs. Payne was covered in blood and heard her state that she had stabbed her husband. Deputies detained Mrs. Payne and made entry into the residence to check the welfare of any possible victims. A deputy observed a male victim lying on the floor of the kitchen. He appeared to have sustained an injury to his upper left chest consistent with that of a stab wound. The deputy also observed a large kitchen knife on a table next to the male. The victim was identified as Mr. Edward Lee Payne, the husband of Mrs. Wendy Payne.The deputy checked the victim, but could detect no signs of life. German Township Fire Department and AMR personnel responded, but no life-saving measures could be attempted. Mrs. Payne was transported to the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office Operations Center to be interviewed by detectives. While being transported, Mrs. Payne stated numerous times, “I’m going to jail for murder”. A witness on scene indicated the defendant said, “I killed him”.Detectives interviewed Mrs. Payne, who invoked her right to remain silent and not speak without an attorney present. Mrs. Payne was booked into the Vanderburgh County Jail on a single count of murder.An autopsy took place today at 11:00 AM at the Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office. The Coroner will release an official determination of the cause and manner of death. Mrs. Payne will make an initial court appearance later this week.ARRESTED:Wendy Owen Payne (pictured above), 51, of Evansville. Murder (Indiana Code 35-42-1-1(1))PREVIOUSLY: 2019-NR-033FOOTNOTE: Presumption of Innocence Notice: The fact that a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation. The defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.-END-last_img read more

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Elkhart Airport has a new manager

first_img Twitter Elkhart Airport has a new manager Pinterest Facebook By Tommie Lee – July 30, 2020 0 403 Pinterest Google+ IndianaLocalNewsSouth Bend Market WhatsApp Facebook Elkhart Municipal Airport Public Domain, Link The Elkhart airport has a new manager.On Thursday, Mayor Rod Roberson announced that Andy Jones has been appointed to the role.The Elkhart Truth reports Jones is a lifelong resident and has prior experience in the city government.He previously served as airport manager for 12 years in the past, working under three previous mayors.Jones comes to the office after serving as the director of downtown development for the Greater Elkhart Chamber of Commerce. Twitter Google+ WhatsApp Previous articleWoman in custody after a man was shot at an Elkhart residenceNext articleArea hospitals working together to prepare for any future surge in COVID-19 cases Tommie Leelast_img read more

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HBO docuseries to explore Woody Allen, Mia Farrow fallout

first_imgLOS ANGELES (AP) — A docuseries about the relationship between Woody Allen and Mia Farrow and its fallout is coming to HBO. The four-part documentary series is titled “Allen v. Farrow.” HBO said the film will include the pair’s courtship and daughter Dylan Farrow’s allegations that Allen abused her as a child. It will also have interviews with Mia and Dylan Farrow among others. A representative for Allen didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment from the filmmaker. Allen has long denied sexually abusing Dylan Farrow. The four-part series will debut Feb. 21 on HBO, with episodes airing weekly.last_img

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Pisgah National Forest Officials Consider Fees for Mountain Bikers and Equestrians

first_imgNOTE: This article is based on reporting done by the Transylvania Times.In response to looming federal budget cuts, officials with the Pisgah National Forest of western North Carolina are considering a pay to play program geared toward mountain bikers and equestrians.The idea, which the Forest Service is calling a “concept” at this point as opposed to an official proposal, would require mountain bikers and horseback riders to pay a fee in exchange for access to trail networks within the 500,000 acre national forest, though it doesn’t specify a dollar amount or specific trails.The concept was announced by Pisgah’s head ranger Dave Casey during a recent Transylvania Natural Resources Council meeting in Brevard, North Carolina. Casey said that the idea would be “game changer” for Pisgah—one of the most popular mountain biking destinations on the entire East Coast.Some forest users, such as hunters and fishermen, are already required to ante up fees through mandatory licensing programs.What say you?[megapoll id=”10″]last_img read more

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Bolivia Plans to Invest One Billion USD to Industrialize Mining

first_imgBy Dialogo October 28, 2010 The current government should do the same in Colombia, create the Banco Minero with about 3 billion dollars and support all LEGALIZED mining, and impose a percentage for Silviagriculture with compensatory REFORESTATION in the impact of farms, mainly foreign. Investors will benefit from the same mines, it creates many jobs and improves the environment. Bolivia plans to use one billion dollars from its net international reserves (NIR) to pursue mining industrialization projects in sectors such as, principally, lithium, zinc, copper, gold, and iron, an official source announced on 26 October. The deputy minister for productive development in mining and metallurgy, Héctor Córdova, judged that the government “cannot miss the opportunity to have this happen, without reacting (to the windfall of high international prices),” and proposed that the state pursue all links in the mining production chain. “The state has to be the producer, the one who is working at every link in the mining chain: exploration, exploitation, refining, obtaining the metal, whether by smelting or by other methods, and commercialization,” he proposed, speaking to the Catholic radio station Fides. Official data from the state-owned Central Bank of Bolivia (BCB, the bank of issue) reveal that its reserves are over 9 billion dollars, representing around 50% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP). “A billion dollars will get us a good part of what we’ve thought about: the zinc plants are 500 million dollars to set up, exploiting lithium carbonate will need around 300 million in the first phase,” Córdova explained. The Central Bank recently authorized a loan of one billion dollars for hydrocarbon industrialization. Mining exports between January and July of this year were worth 1.056 billion dollars, compared to 719.4 million recorded during the same period in 2009. If this trend continues, mining sales could be worth more than 2 billion dollars at the end of the year, according to official forecasts.last_img read more

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Mysterious Drone Company Mum On Riverhead Factory Plans

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A secretive aerospace company planning to launch solar-powered drone factory on eastern Long Island has sparked rumors that Facebook may have contracted the firm to beam Internet service to Third World nations.Luminati Aerospace, which last month bought a 16-acre plot for $3 million from the recently closed Skydive Long Island, is requesting permission from the Town of Riverhead to fly its next-generation drones from a limited-use runway at the Enterprise Park in Calverton known as EPCAL—but remains tight-lipped about the unmanned aircraft it plans to manufacture.“There’s a confidential nature to our contract and I have to respect the wishes of our client,” Daniel Preston, CEO and chief technology officer for Luminati, told the Riverhead town board Thursday. When reporters pressed him for more information after the meeting, he said the company “is not at liberty to discuss” details or reveal their client other than to say they’re commercial and not military.Facebook did not respond to a request to confirm or deny whether they hired Luminati, but the social media company has reportedly been developing similar large solar-powered drones—circling the planet at 60,000 to 90,000 feet, above commercial aircraft traffic—to expand Internet service to vast unconnected parts of the world. Google, which reportedly has a similar plan using balloons, did not respond, either.Despite the limited information available—even Luminati’s website is only one page with no links or contact information, just a photo of an antique astrology-style sketch of the sun—officials spoke highly of the company, which derives its name from the ancient secret society The Illuminati.“It’s so exciting to think that once again we may be on the forefront of aviation,” Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter said, referring to Grumman’s storied history at the site and the many firsts in flight that earned LI the nickname, The Cradle of Aviation. “This is the biggest thing that’s happening on Long Island right now.”Preston echoed the sentiment. Although there is little known about the project, what is clear is that the plan is only in its infancy. Should the town board approve Luminati’s request to use one of two runways at the industrial park, the company also plans to ask for permission to expand a building at the site to fit manufacturing equipment too large for the current facility.Preston noted that the electric-powered drones neither burn fuel nor have the same deafening roar as standard aircraft, so the impact on neighbors and the environment should be minimal.“By aviation standards, or by any standards…we are very quiet operation and very green in nature,” he said.If approved, it would take an estimated six months to build the plant. In the meantime, Preston said the company’s leadership is moving to Riverhead and accepting applications for about 40 designers, machinists and other workers. Walter said he hopes to approve the runway agreement by Nov. 4.The news came shortly after Suffolk County lawmakers passed the first legislation on LI regulating small consumer drones, with other local municipalities and the Federal Aviation Administration considering similar regulations. Small drone sightings reported to local authorities saw a fivefold increase so far this year over all of last year on LI, the Press exclusively reported last month.A public hearing on the runway agreement proposal will be held 7 p.m. Tues., Oct. 20 at Riverhead Town Hall, 200 Howell Rd., Riverhead.last_img read more

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Brac is directly connected to Ljubljana by air

first_imgBrac Airport is slowly but surely growing from year to year, and certainly as the transport connection is one of the first prerequisites for the best possible tourist development, especially.Tako je ove turističke sezone Brač povezan sa sedam zemalja ( Austrija: Beč, Lienz, Graz, Innsbruck, Belgija: Brussels, Nizozemska: RotterdamFrancuska: Deauville, Luxemburg, Švicarska: Bern ), a upravo zadnnja destinacija na listi je Slovenija tj. Ljubljana.Naime, Brač će biti dva puta tjedno direktno povezan s Ljubljanom, piše Bolinfo. Na stranici kompanije Adria Airways objavljeni su letovi iz Ljubljane za Brač,  dva puta tjedno od 28. travnja 2018., a letovi će biti srijedom i subotom u oba smjera. Na njihovim se  stranicama već mogu kupiti karte i  to od 75 EUR za jedan smjer.Presentation of the tourist offer of the island of Brač in LjubljanaPrecisely on this occasion, ie the introduction of a direct line to Brač, a presentation of the tourist offer of the island of Brač was organized in Ljubljana.The Tourist Boards of the Island of Brač, in cooperation with the Tourist Board of Split-Dalmatia County and Brač Airport, organized a presentation of the tourist offer of the island of Brač, the County and the possibilities of Brač Airport and the promotion of the new Ljubljana-Brač airline.The presentation was attended by 40 media representatives, leading Slovenian tour operators and friends of Brač.Related news: FOR THE FIRST TIME BRAČ AND ŠOLTA CONNECTED BY A SHIP LINEBRAČ AIRPORT EXPANDS AIRCRAFT LANDING OVER WITH ONE HUNDRED PASSENGERSlast_img read more

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