Scrapping Premiership relegation would have positive effect argues Ben Ryan

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS We have had some great end-of-season weekends – the Harlequins relegation weekend in 2005 was a real cliffhanger – but it’s not a common occurrence.Silver service: Exeter won the title seven years after being promoted (Getty Images)Not many people liked it when the Premiership changed from ‘first past the post’ to the play-off system to decide who would be champions, but it works brilliantly and maintains the excitement.Now a solution is needed at the other end of the table to protect the promoted clubs, to increase the chances of young players getting Premiership game time and to allow the shackles to at least be loosened, if not completely shaken off, so they play a more expansive style that pushes the boundaries technically and mentally and not as much physically.Perhaps change the points system to make it more attack-minded – a winning bonus point for scoring three more tries than the other team; keep the four-try losing bonus point but award two points if a losing team scores six tries; have ‘jokers’ where teams choose one game a season that is worth double points.Also, put pressure on the lawmakers to stop making the breakdown a place of carnage and introduce a law that stops sides from kicking penalties to touch.I get those who don’t want to shut the door and I understand those who are anti-relegation. The real answer may be somewhere in the middle. WATCH: Vince Aso Scores Gravity-Defying Try For Hurricanes Expand Super Rugby 2018 Explained Downbeat: London Irish are the favourites to be relegated this season (Getty Images) WATCH: Vince Aso Scores Gravity-Defying Try For Hurricanes… Ben Ryan guided Fiji to gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics and is Rugby World magazine’s resident columnist. Read his views every month in the magazine.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Without relegation you wouldn’t get as much reliance on proven overseas players either. Younger British players would get more of a chance and that would help accelerate their experience for their club and national sides.I love seeing amazing overseas talent in the Premiership and I know there are English-qualified player quotas, but too many young players still don’t play enough rugby because they aren’t given a chance in the top flight. With less pressure, clubs may be happier to release players for national programmes like the U20s and sevens too.The cost to those clubs trying to get into the Premiership and then trying to stay in is huge. Exeter rose through the ranks smartly, but on the flip side we see clubs break themselves financially or overly rely on a benefactor. For every Exeter, there is a London Welsh. If London Irish don’t avoid the drop, what will happen to them next season?An argument put forward by those in favour of relegation is that removing it would mean dead-rubber games at the end of the season. That’s happened a fair bit recently anyway as clubs get relegated earlier than the closing weeks and it’s more depressing to watch a club that’s already relegated being stripped apart in front of your eyes. There are team changes, rule changes and a… Collapse Super Rugby 2018 Explained WATCH: Vince Aso Scores Gravity-Defying Try For Hurricanes Expand Tongan-born winger has made a sublime start to… The debate surrounding Aviva Premiership relegation goes on, with a top-flight closed shop now back on rugby’s agenda. Here are the thoughts of former Fiji Sevens coach Ben Ryan Hosea Saumaki Causing A Stir For Sunwolves Scrapping Premiership relegation would have positive effect argues Ben RyanRelegation from the Aviva Premiership divides people. It’s not quite ‘Wars of the Roses’ but it seems people have a black or white outlook on it – no grey to be seen. Here is my take on why scrapping relegation would have a positive effect, with a particular lean towards performance.As yet, no club that has come into the Premiership, with the exception of Exeter, has been anything other than risk-averse. I’ve seen teams come up and try to play the same as everyone else. There are some contrasts but I haven’t seen anyone really try to do it differently, to play a game less based on power and more on dexterity.Everyone does tonnes of analysis on each other, but instead they could be coming up with new ideas on the field or surprise moves that no one could have analysed.One of the major reasons for this is the fear of relegation. Of course, you could see it as an exciting challenge, but that’s not happening – and it’s not because coaches and players are unable to think to that level of creativity or improve players with amazing core skills. I think it’s the landscape. The reason Super Rugby is so much less conservative than the Premiership is that the spectre of relegation isn’t hanging over teams. Hosea Saumaki Causing A Stir For Sunwolveslast_img read more

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D Opera / Studio Zero85

first_imgD Opera / Studio Zero85Save this projectSaveD Opera / Studio Zero85 “COPY” Photographs Save this picture!© Sergio Camplone+ 23 Share Workshop Year:  Year:  “COPY” ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/597724/d-opera-studio-zero85 Clipboard Italy ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/597724/d-opera-studio-zero85 Clipboard 2011 2011 CopyAbout this officeStudio Zero85OfficeFollowProductsWoodSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsIndustrial ArchitectureWorkshopResidential ArchitectureHousesManoppelloIndustrial ArchitectureHousesItalyPublished on February 19, 2015Cite: “D Opera / Studio Zero85” 19 Feb 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogVentilated / Double Skin FacadeTechnowoodProfile Façade SystemGlassMitrexSolar PanelsMetal PanelsAurubisCopper Alloy: Nordic RoyalFiber Cements / CementsEQUITONEFiber Cement Facade Panel PicturaCultural / PatrimonialIsland Exterior FabricatorsSeptember 11th Memorial Museum Envelope SystemConcreteKrytonSmart ConcreteSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – B-ClassMetal PanelsLorin IndustriesAnodized Aluminum – Stainless Steel FinishesWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Mass TimberWindowspanoramah!®ah!38 – FlexibilityChairsSellexChair – IrinaBathroom FurnitureKaleBathroom Cabinets – ZeroMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream CopyWorkshop, Houses•Manoppello, Italy Architects: Studio Zero85 Area Area of this architecture project photographs:  Sergio CamplonePhotographs:  Sergio CamploneSave this picture!© Sergio CamploneText description provided by the architects. The building, situated on the top of a hill, responds to a dual function: artist’s studio and home for the family. Observing the territory, with the presence of the houses of clay and their chromatic relationship with its surroundings, suggest the idea of ​​using the slab in brick.Save this picture!© Sergio CamploneThe Tavelle (hollow tiles), once divided, were applied both on the facades that on the cover as a coating choosing the inner part of them, resulting in a unique solution of the use of this material. The formal purity takes the shape of barns and houses land extensively in the area.Save this picture!© Sergio CamploneThe interior space consists of a living unit on two levels of wood (including the kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms and the library), which divides in two the total volume (study and living).Save this picture!First Floor PlanSave this picture!© Sergio CamploneSave this picture!Ground Floor PlanThe openings guarantee (the client’s request) a horizontal light in the studio and at the same time frame of the views of particular landscape suggestion.Save this picture!© Sergio CamploneProject gallerySee allShow lessUNESCO Reveals Winning Scheme For The Bamiyan Cultural Centre In AfghanistanCompetition ResultsHow Aluminum Composite Materials Have Evolved To Meet Strict Building StandardsMisc Share Projects Area:  260 m² Area:  260 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project D Opera / Studio Zero85last_img read more

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House Recast / Studio Ben Allen

first_img United Kingdom Entuitive Ben Allen Landscape: Year:  Architects: Studio Ben Allen Area Area of this architecture project 2021 Daniel Bell Landskap ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/962501/house-recast-studio-ben-allen Clipboard Photographs:  French + Tye ArchDaily ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/962501/house-recast-studio-ben-allen Clipboard Projects Save this picture!© French + Tye+ 30Curated by Paula Pintos Sharecenter_img CopyHouses, Renovation•London Borough of Haringey, United Kingdom House Recast / Studio Ben AllenSave this projectSaveHouse Recast / Studio Ben Allen House Recast / Studio Ben Allen Area:  142 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project structural Engineer: “COPY” Photographs Lead Architect: Project Leader:Omar GhazalStructural And Exterior Concrete:Cornish ConcreteInterior Concrete:ConcreationsGeneral Contractor :PeridotCity:London Borough of HaringeyCountry:United KingdomMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© French + TyeRecommended ProductsWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40WindowsC.R. LaurenceCRL-U.S. Aluminum Unit-Glaze SystemWindowsJansenWindows – Janisol PrimoEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsText description provided by the architects. The architects were keen to consider how the extension could demonstrate exemplarily the use of pigmented patterned concrete as both structure and architectural finish. Green patterned columns and beams create a framework for the salmon colour structural wall panels of the first-floor bathroom. Internally the use of pigmented concrete continues – with stairs, counters, sink, floors, benches, bath, and washbasin all cast in pigmented concrete. Use of offsite fabrication greatly reduced time on site, the mainframe and walls of the extension being erected in just three days.Save this picture!© French + TyeSave this picture!Ground floor plansSave this picture!© French + TyeA second theme is the use of louvered vaulted ceilings with bringing diffuse light down into both the kitchen and bathroom. A double-height space connects the new ground floor spaces with a new mezzanine on the first floor which in turn is connected to the main stair. This void allows light to penetrate deep into the house while also creating visual and aural connections through the house. Additional openings create similar connections on a smaller scale from the living room, dining room, and study to this central void.Save this picture!© French + TyeInnovative use of concrete. The design team tried to push the boundaries of the material – namely concrete. The innovative use of concrete not just as structure or architectural finish but as both combined. This approach was inspired by the surrounding Victorian architecture, where the brickwork is patterned and decorated while also being a loadbearing material whilst having the speed and quality by being fabricated offsite.Save this picture!© French + TyeSave this picture!© French + TyeSave this picture!© French + TyeThe colours and use of materials were also inspired by high Victorian architecture in terms of richness. The bathroom is intended to have a hammam-like feel. The pattern on the main facade is mirrored in the balustrade which was CNC cut by the architect and delivered as an easy to assemble a kit of parts. Other bespoke details are the shower and basin and bath spouts which are bespoke.Save this picture!© French + TyeProject gallerySee allShow lessHow Social Sciences Shape the Built EnvironmentArticlesSou Fujimoto, AMDL Circle, Alvisi Kirimoto: Discover the Internships and Lectures of…Lecture Series Share Houses “COPY” CopyAbout this officeStudio Ben AllenOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRefurbishmentRenovationLondon Borough of HaringeyOn FacebookUnited KingdomPublished on May 31, 2021Cite: “House Recast / Studio Ben Allen” 31 May 2021. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. 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FunderRoll launch to help groups raise funds by selling toilet rolls

first_img  46 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis6 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis6 Melanie May | 14 September 2016 | News FunderRoll launch to help groups raise funds by selling toilet rolls Tagged with: Fundraising ideas About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. A company has launched that helps groups raise funds for any cause by selling toilet rolls.FunderRoll enables groups that need a way of raising funds to order toilet rolls in bulk, and then sell them to receive up to 30% of the sale proceeds.FunderRoll sells luxury, white, 3 ply toilet rolls in quantities of 20 rolls for £11 or 40 rolls for £20. Groups can register for an account on the FunderRoll site, and then set a target number of rolls to sell. Members of the group can then try and sell as many of the rolls as possible.The rolls must be purchased using PayPal, debit or credit cards at the time of ordering, with the money then held securely by FunderRoll. Once the sales target has been reached or the group finishes selling, a delivery date for the toilet rolls is agreed, and the funds of up to 30% of the toilet roll order value are transferred to a bank account in the name of the cause the group is fundraising for. The process can be repeated as often as the group likes.Lee Turner, managing director of FunderRoll said:“We buy the rolls in bulk at a low price which enables us to share up to 30% of the sale proceeds with the fundraising group. It can be a continual process as we have chosen a product everyone needs to have, all the time.”  45 total views,  1 views today Advertisementlast_img read more

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Chancellor continues diversity discussion at Town Hall meeting

first_imgFacebook Twitter Facebook Nia Brookinshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nia-brookins/ Nia Brookins is a multimedia journalist from Fort Worth, Texas studying writing and journalism. In her free time she likes to make music and write poetry. Nia Brookins + posts Twitter ReddIt Linkedin New university committee caters to diversity and inclusion TAGSphotos Nia Brookinshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nia-brookins/ Previous articleWhat’s on the ballot: Texas Supreme Court JusticesNext articleThe Skiff: October 27, 2016 Nia Brookins RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Linkedin printChancellor Victor Boschini answered questions about issues concerning campus diversity at the annual Chancellor’s Student Town Hall meeting last week. The meeting took place Thursday afternoon in the King Family Commons. In spite of a historical record of poor turnout, the meeting has been held for the past six years. Boschini answers questions from both students and faculty in a open forum setting about a wide variety of topics.Multiple topics were discussed with diversity being a pressing concern. Early on, Boschini announced the cabinet-level diversity position had been filled. The diversity position, to which Dr. Darron Turner was appointed this week, was created in response to the student protesters’ list of demands, a list calling for multiple changes to be made with aims of creating a more inclusive campus.   Additionally, Boschini said TCU will continue the same student recruiting strategies. The TCU class of 2020 is the most diverse class ever at TCU. “We might not be where we want it to be, but we can never stop working towards it,” Boschini said. TCU is also trying to recruit faculty of color. Boschini said he cannot force a minority presence, but he can attract minority applicants to try and create a more diverse candidate pool.“My favorite emphasis is maintaining the people we recruit to,” he said. “I think it’s almost unfair to bring someone to an environment where they don’t feel like they’re welcomed.”Chancellor Boschini speaking to a student at the annual freshman pinning ceremony.As far as diversity initiatives, the Community Scholars program will continue to expand. To create effective diversity initiatives, Boschini said he compares programs that have been implemented by schools in the Big 12 collegiate athletic conference as well as at other private universities. Boschini said he has read through posts regarding #BeingMinorityatTCU and described what he saw as “gut-wrenching.”“I think I went through all of them as of this morning,” he said. “That’s not my experience here, and it makes me sad that any [student] would say that because it’s their experience. I want to make sure that no kid or adult would ever say that, but it shows that we have work to do.” Best-selling author tells stories at local library Provost recommends decentralized testing centers Nia Brookinshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nia-brookins/ ReddIt Welcome TCU Class of 2025 TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Tuition to increase 4.9 percent next school year Chancellor Boschini speaking to students at the town hall meeting Thursday. Nia Brookinshttps://www.tcu360.com/author/nia-brookins/last_img read more

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Bundt Cakes: A Wedding Cake Alternative

first_imgBundt cakes are versatile. You can serve them at your reception or give them as wedding favors. You can also personalize them much more than wedding cakes. Order an assortment of bundtinis – mini-bundt cakes and allow guests to choose their favorite flavor. Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Traditional wedding cakes –usually white with some amazing sugar flowers and ombre icing – are everyone’s first choice when planning their wedding dessert. They are great – but maybe a little bit boring; If you are tired of seeing cakes that all look the same, why not to try something sweet and new. If you’re even the slightest bit over the typical wedding cake, consider a bundt cake. Nothing Bundt Cakes has something special for this occasion – a Wedding Ring Cake, perfectly round with a lovely pearled ornament in the crisp white bow. Community News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. 5 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Subscribe Herbeauty8 Celebrities Who’ve Lost Their FandomsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyFinding The Right Type Of Workout For You According AstrologyHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeauty More Cool Stuff Nothing Bundt Cakes is located at 548 S. Lake Ave. in Pasadena. You can reach them at (626) 792-8200 and you can visit them online at www.nothingbundtcakes.com. Make a comment Top of the News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena Eats, The Dining Blog Bundt Cakes: A Wedding Cake Alternative From STAFF REPORTS Published on Friday, February 19, 2016 | 1:29 pm Business News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Community News Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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Sheriff’s Deputy: Altadena Shooting Victim May Have Been Targeted

first_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week Make a comment Community News Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Two views from near the scene of the fatal shooting of an Altadena man on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. Images courtesy LASDWhile the suspect in Sunday’s fatal shooting in Altadena remains unknown, authorities believe the dead man may have been targeted and not a random victim, a sheriff’s deputy said.“At this point, there’s no clear motive, but what I can say is that … it doesn’t appear to be a random act, just an innocent percent walking down the street and someone starts shooting at him at 1 o’clock in the afternoon,’’ Lt. Alex Canchola of the Altadena sheriff’s station said Tuesday night during his public safety report to the Altadena Town Council.“So we don’t believe it’s any type of a random act and there’s somebody out there indiscriminately shooting at cars that are going by. We’re not concerned about that.’’The victim remains identified only as a 45-year-old black man, pending notification of next of kin.According to Canchola, “On Sunday, at approximately 1 o’clock, our station received a call of shots fired and a person down in the 500 block of Figueroa. Upon arrival, we found a single (meaning, alone) male suffering from a gunshot wound. The Fire Department responded, transported him immediately to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.’’More specific details of the incident were still being sorted out, and some have evolved since the story first broke on Sunday. But it appears the incident began as the victim was driving along Canyada Avenue near Figueroa Drive.One report by KTLA-5 TV – quoting Lt. Scott Hoglund of the Sheriff’s Department homicide division – said multiple shots were fired at the victim’s vehicle. According to that report, the victim drove about a block and a half before stopping, with a resident attempting to treat him while waiting for first responders. It was not clear if the shooter was driving or on foot.As deputies were investigating the scene in the 500 block of Figueroa, evidence led them to a house a few blocks away, in the 2300 block of Canyada, where the incident may have begun, Canchola said.“While the deputies were containing the area, they discovered that there was some possible evidence from where the origin of this shooting occurred, which was about two blocks south of Figueroa, and that would have been the 2300 block of Canyada,’’ Canchola said.“They identified a location where there were some possible suspects and contained the area. Our Special Weapons Team responded, our homicide (division) responded, and checked the residence for suspects.’’Canchola said that “at least two people were questioned’’ at the possible origin site, but that no arrests were made.“There’s a great deal of physical evidence in and around the area which is being investigated now, and there’s also other information that we’re following up on, on various leads,’’ he said.He added, “We feel that our investigation is pointed in the direction we need it to go in, and there is plenty of evidence that homicide is following up on.’’Anyone with information on the case is asked to call homicide detectives at (323) 890-5500.Anyone who might prefer to provide information on the shooting anonymously is asked by the Sheriff’s Department to call the “Crime Stoppers” hotline at (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use a smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store, or use the website http://lacrimestoppers.org. 9 recommendedShareShareTweetSharePin it Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Herbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThis Trend Looks Kind Of Cool!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyJennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriguez’s Wedding DelayedHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThe Most Heartwarming Moments Between Father And DaughterHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Normal To Date Your BFF’s Ex?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeauty Community News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. More Cool Stuffcenter_img Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Subscribe latest #2 Sheriff’s Deputy: Altadena Shooting Victim May Have Been Targeted By KEVIN KENNEY, Senior Reporter Published on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 | 6:14 pm Business News faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Top of the News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

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Arrival Of Dead Bodies Of Indians/OCI Cardholders From Abroad Permitted Subject To Compliance Of COVID-19 Guidelines : Home Ministry

first_imgNews UpdatesArrival Of Dead Bodies Of Indians/OCI Cardholders From Abroad Permitted Subject To Compliance Of COVID-19 Guidelines : Home Ministry LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK25 April 2020 7:20 AMShare This – xThe Union Home Ministry clarified to Bureau of Immigration that arrival of dead bodies and mortal remains of Indian nationals/OCI card holders from abroad are permitted subject to adherence of guidelines/instructions issued by various departments in relation to COVID-19 managment.The Office Memorandum also stated that the Standard of Procedure issued by the Ministry of Health and Family…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Union Home Ministry clarified to Bureau of Immigration that arrival of dead bodies and mortal remains of Indian nationals/OCI card holders from abroad are permitted subject to adherence of guidelines/instructions issued by various departments in relation to COVID-19 managment.The Office Memorandum also stated that the Standard of Procedure issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare should be strictly followed. Home Ministry clarifies to Bureau of Immigration that arrival of dead bodies and mortal remains of Indian nationals/OCI card holders from abroad are permitted subject to adherence of guidelines. @HMOIndia pic.twitter.com/F34zDkKIUu— Live Law (@LiveLawIndia) April 25, 2020In this connection, it is pertinent to note that a PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court by Pravasi Legal Cell, an organization for welfare of Non-Resident Indians, seeking facilitation to repatriate the mortal remains of Indians abroad who died due to non-COVID-19 related causes.  In February, while responding to a similar plea filed in the Delhi High Court, the Union of India informed the Delhi High Court that the rule of 48 hours advance intimation for repatriation of mortal remains is not mandatory and that it may be waived off in case the applicant supplies the requisite documents to the concerned authorities.The clarification was given by the Central Government in a PIL filed by the Pravasi Legal Cell, challenging the advance notice rule mentioned under Rule 43 of the Aircraft (Public Health) Rules, 1954.The Rule states, “The consignee as well as the air transport service shall give to the Health Officer of the airport of arrival advance intimation of at least 48 hours, of the importation of the dead body or human remains or ashes of cremated bodies.” The government told the HC that advance intimation of 48 hours is not a sine qua non, provided the applicant provides the below mentioned four documents to the concerned Health Office:Death certificate by the health department of the concerned country- clearly mentioning the cause of Death; Embalming certificate; NOC from the Indian High Commission of the concerned country; Cancelled Copy of the passport.Next Storylast_img read more

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HR has to take lead on new consultation laws

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. HR has to take lead on new consultation lawsOn 7 May 2002 in Personnel Today HR professionals must act now to help organisations comply with the EUdirective on informing and consulting with staff. This is the view of Professor Keith Sisson, co-author of a report on theimpact of the directive, which means employers will have an obligation toinform and consult employee representatives about a range of business issuesincluding redundancies and restructuring. Sisson, of Warwick Business School, believes employers have a “uniqueopportunity” to improve relationships with employees and trade unions asthey adapt their policies to comply with the EU directive – but only if HRtakes a lead. Sisson warns that the HR profession must be prepared to helporganisations deal with this employment relations culture change. He said: “The HR workload will be pretty substantial. Training linemanagers, senior managers and staff to operate in a culture of open informationwill be the major challenge.” Sisson also warns that those organisations that don’t shape up risk havingEuropean-style works councils imposed on them. “HR must be in a position to advise senior line managers and to makesure that the employer acts before staff do. It must look at its policies oninforming and consulting and look to update them,” he said. The study, Works Councils for the UK? Assessing the Impact of the EUemployee consultation directive, advises that the creation of effectivepartnership agreements between employers and trade unions will helporganisations comply with the directive, which will become law for firms withmore than 150 employees by 2005. Warwick Business School wrote the report with the Industrial RelationsServices. www.irsonline.co.ukBy Paul nelson Comments are closed. Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more

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HR to play vital role in boosting UK productivity

first_img Previous Article Next Article HRcan play a vital role in helping to plug the productivity gap which is plaguingthe UK economy.Thatis the prediction of The Work Foundation’s chief executive Will Hutton, whobelieves many organisations have over-simplified the reasons behind poorproductivity levels.Heargues that poor UK productivity – which is 20 per cent lower than the US and25 per cent lower than parts of Europe – is the combination of a multitude offactors.”Weneed to develop a new approach to understanding productivity at a corporate,industrial and sectoral level,” he explained.Huttonsaid a successful HR department is able to drive up company performance, and inturn, its productivity.”Weneed a more subtle understanding of this. If you get the HR dimension of an organisationright, there are measurable consequences for performance.”Tounderstand performance, a company must look at five key areas: its market,shareholder value, stakeholder value, HR and management, Hutton claimed.Hesaid HR must make good performance across all five areas the norm, not theexception.Inaddition, he said there needs to be a common vocabulary to explain peoplevalues to investors, and a greater business building culture.Healso accused UK bosses of being short-sighted, and hit out at the “povertyof ambition”.TheWork Foundation is looking into productivity for the DTI. HR to play vital role in boosting UK productivityOn 20 May 2003 in Personnel Today Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.last_img read more

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