Previous Article Next Article Britannia staff rewarded for language skillsOn 3 Jul 2001 in Personnel Today Britannia Building Society counter staff receive extra pay if they can speakanother language which enables them to communicate with customers fromdifferent ethnic backgrounds. The language pay rewards scheme was introduced as a result of meetings ofBritannia’s staff forum on race, set up to improve the diversity of theworkforce. Britannia, which recently came second in the race category of the Businessin the Community Awards, has also established focus groups to promote women andthose with disabilities. Pauline Gibson, HR account manager for Britannia, said the company hadstarted the focus groups to ensure Britannia’s work culture fully embraceddiversity. She said Britannia wanted to reflect the diversity of the local community inthe staff it employed. “It is important that we are meeting the needs ofall of our members. It is about the fact that we believe in something. It ismore than an initiative, we want to integrate diversity as part of every daylife.” Britannia has re-designed its company logo to highlight the firm’s equalopportunities approach after a suggestion by the focus group on race. Britannia, which is a member of the Employers’ Network on Disability, regularlyaccepts people with disabilities on placements from the employment service andemploy them where possible in full-time positions. Karen Moir, Britannia’s director of organisational development, said thefirm’s focus group on women in the workforce had identified a need to promotemore women into senior managerial positions. Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed.
Tags: Baseball/Pac 12/Utah Utes Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY – The Utah baseball team hosts second-ranked Stanford in a three-game series beginning on Friday, May 4, at 11:30 a.m. MT at Smith’s Ballpark.The series continues on Saturday, May 5, and Sunday, May 6, with both games at 11:30 a.m.All three games will be aired on the Pac-12 Networks.Utah (12-29, 6-12 Pac-12) is coming off a solid weekend against Arizona, taking two of three from the Wildcats for its second Pac-12 series win of the season.Stanford is the second team that Utah has faced that has been ranked in the top two this season. The Utes took two-of-three from then-No. 1 Oregon State from March 29-31.Utah is tied for fifth in the Pac-12 in doubles (71), ranks sixth in batting average (.271) and hits (382) and is tied for third in triples (14) while tying for fifth in stolen bases (31). The Utes rank in the top 40 in the NCAA in fielding percentage, ranking fifth in the league with a .976 fielding percentage. The Utes are first in the league in double plays (35) and are fourth in assists (416). The pitchers lead the league with 13 pickoffs.DaShawn Keirsey, Jr., ranks in the top 10 in the league in several categories including tying for the league lead in doubles (18) and ranking second in batting average (.392) and hits per game (1.56). Oliver Dunn is tied for fourth in the Pac-12 in fielding assists (112) and is tied for second with 26 double plays. Trenton Stoltz is second in the Pac-12 with 25 appearances and is tied for fifth in the league with six saves.Stanford is ranked second in the latest D1Baseball.com poll and is first in the NCBWA poll. The Cardinal are 34-6 on the year and 14-4 in the Pac-12.Probable StartersFriday: Utah’s Tanner Thomas (Sr./RHP) vs. Stanford’s Tristan Beck (Jr./RHP)Saturday: Utah’s Josh Tedeschi (Jr./LHP) vs. Stanford’s Kris Bubic (Jr./LHP)Sunday: Utah TBD vs. Stanford’s Erik Miller (So./LHP) May 2, 2018 /Sports News – Local Utah Baseball Hosts No. 2 Stanford Robert Lovell
Share Share NewsSports National Rounders League by: – July 13, 2011 Share Sharing is caring! Tweet 59 Views no discussions The 2011 LIME National Rounders League opens this Sunday July 17 at the Windsor Park Stadium. Some twenty six teams from all over the island have confirmed their participation in league and Sunday’s Round-o-rama which starts at 10:30a.m.BAWI Overcomers, C.B. Carib Beer Strikers, Carib Territory United, Layou Conquerors, Courts, St. Joe Diamond All Stars, Dubique Strikers, Dublanc Almond Stars, Hagley Unpredictable, Kalinago Strikers, Mahaut Kubuli Superstars, Matadors, Old School Castle Bruce, P.M.H., Police Sports Club, Scotts Head Royal Blazers, Tremors, Canefield Vikings, New India Rising Stars, Lyn-Flic GF, Domsetco Stars, ACS South Defenders, Flamboyant Pacers, Lime United Strikers, Capuchin Reformers and Tarrish United.Expected to address the formal opening are: The president of the National Rounders Steering Committee, Mr. Maclean Elizee; Sports Coordinator, Mr. Trevor Shillingford; Parliamentary Representative for Roseau Central Hon. Norris Prevost; LIME’s Corporate Communications Manager, Miss Ferdina Frampton and Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Hon. Justina Charles.This is the second National Rounders League which has been held in collaboration with the Sports Division, which is providing logistical, technical and financial support to the organization. The committee’s goal is to become a fully fledged National Rounders Association in the not to distant future. LIME has been supporting the development and organization of Rounders through the South East Sports Committee for the past fifteen years and has gladly transferred its sponsorship to become the Headline Sponsor for the National Rounders League.Carib Territory United is the 2010 National Champion and Marinor L A Stars the runner up.By: Abraham BrowneSouth Officer South