Archive for October 22nd, 2012

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More working people in England claiming housing benefit as rents soar

The increasing cost of private rent is forcing a growing number of people in England to rely on housing benefit, the National Housing Federation claimed today. In a new report titled ‘Home Truths 2012: England’ the organisation said that millions […]

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Consumer protection

OFT warns of legal action against online retailers failing to protect consumers

The UK Office Of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced that more than 62 of the 156 leading online retailers may not be fully complying with consumer protection law,

FDIC

Stearns Bank takes over rescued rival First East Side Savings Bank

Stearns Bank NA, the operating subsidiary of US financial holding company Stearns Financial Services Inc, announced the acquisition of Florida-based First East Side Savings Bank without disclosing financial

WebMD amends rights agreement

The board of directors of WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) said that it recently amended the company's Rights Agreement.

The Rights Agreement was adopted by the WebMD Board on

virtual Piggy brings safe youth payment option to Smart/Tangoes

Virtual Piggy, Inc. (OTCBB: VPIG) said it has signed an agreement to integrate its safe youth payment option into Smart/Tangoes USA's online store. The company produces SmartGames, a

Ultimate software being employed by RDO Equipment

Ultimate Software (NASDAQ: ULTI) said that RDO Equipment Co., a company that provides innovative solutions for John Deere (NYSE: DE) agriculture and construction, Vermeer, and Topcon customers in

Permira-owned company sets sites on Ancestry.com for $32.00 per share

Online family history resource Ancestry.com (NASDAQ: ACOM) and European private equity firm Permira said that a company owned by the Permira funds and co-investors has entered into a

Nielsen reports revenues up 1%

Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE: NLSN), a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers buy and watch, has announced financial results for the third quarter and

Next 1 launches Connext1 Media Program for Colombia Tourism Board

Next One Interactive, Inc. (OTC: NXOI), in conjunction with the Colombia Tourism Board, has launched the Connext1 Media program featuring the "Essential Colombia Vacation" package. The program is

Level 3 CEO to address Capacity North America Conference

level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) said that CEO James Q. Crowe will deliver a keynote address at the 2012 Capacity North America Conference in Toronto next Tuesday,

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