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first_imgIf the fashion for iced biscuits had been on the wane, The Biscuiteers have single-handedly made it their mission to revive the tradition in the UK.Having been inspired by highly decorated biscuit creations on a visit to New York, founder Sarah Moore and partner Stevie were inspired to start a bakery business in 2007. Now supplying many of the upmarket department stores in Britain, Moore has put pen to paper to share some of their product inspirations.As befits a largely gift-orientated business, many of the ideas here are seasonal, with clever twists such as biscuit advent calendars. While there are plenty of fashion cookies (dresses and shoes), it’s not all cutesy, with blokey biscuits for dads.With the Royal wedding approaching, why not try the ingenious bunting biscuits: Union Jack-decorated and hanging along a cord?last_img read more

first_img continue reading » They have been called many things, from entitled to humble, hardworking to lazy, overly reliant on their parents while at the same time independent. Tom Brokaw even famously tagged them as “the greatest generation since The Greatest Generation.” An enigma for retailers to attract and an adjustment for businesses to employ, Millennials (the generation loosely defined as those born between 1981 and 1996) have been simultaneously torn down and put on a pedestal by their peers and elders. But data doesn’t lie. With over 56 million in the US workforce according to US Census Bureau data, Millennials make up the greatest percentage of employees today, and are proving that they are just as hardworking and perhaps even more balanced in their approach than generations before them. Hiring Millennials and keeping them happy and engaged at your credit union is heavily reliant upon the traditional motivators: money and benefits. However, what sets this generation apart when it comes to job satisfaction is the level of importance they place on purpose and technology… working for a credit union whose mission is in-line with their primary values, and one that provides them with the latest technology to get their job done efficiently are major factors in retention.A Look at Millennials in the US WorkforceMillennials are the largest generation currently employed in the US, with Gen X next, and Baby Boomers’ numbers at third and dwindling. Estimates have put the number of Millennials at well over 50 million, 40-50% by some totals of the workforce. According to Forbes, predictions place this generation at nearly 75% of workers in the US by 2025. Worldwide, their numbers are slightly lower but still dominant. Almost half of them work in business and professional services, while a third are in the financial industry, according to a 2018 Paychex survey. This bodes well for attracting employees to your credit union. 2SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

first_img Overwhelming response to new Herston development Mr Monahan said the development had achieved a six-leaf EnviroDevelopment Certification due to a strong emphasis on sustainability through eco-friendly design elements. An artist’s impression of what the building will look like dusk at Amparo by Mosaic.Mosaic managing director Brook Monahan said the position meant the view would never built out, which offered maximised growth potential. “Not only does it have a highly sought-after northeast aspect and a protected view corridor, but all kitchens and bathrooms are 100 per cent custom designed, right down to the tiniest detail,” Mr Monohan said.“The attention to detail is flawless, Amparo will be a truly special place to live.”He said Mosaic took a “holistic” approach to their developments and the entire project would be managed in-house. The proposed view from Amparo’s penthouse.A Taringa development will offer the chance to secure never-to-be-built out city views with a northeast aspect.Mosaic’s latest project Amparo at Taringa, is set to be built in a protected corridor at an elevated position on Swann Rd. >>FOLLOW EMILY BLACK ON FACEBOOK<< More than 150 new homes earmarked for Wooloowincenter_img MORE: More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus16 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market16 hours agoAn artist’s impression of the kitchen space.“We control every individual process involved, from the research, feasibility and due diligence before purchasing a site, all the way through design, construction, to the managing of your investment, ensuring you receive the best possible returns and that the property stays in the best possible condition well into the future.”Mr Monahan said once completed the $18 million development would be five-storeys tall, with two ground floor terrace residences opening on to private courtyards. An artist’s impression of the bathroom.Mosaic lead architect Peter Navin said the development employed timeless architectural elements, and would add a new twist of style to Taringa with its spacious, light-filled apartments and carefully selected designer fixtures.“Penthouse apartments are pavilion-inspired, boasting a stylish and functional thin-profile floating roof form with large overhangs to provide extended shade,” Mr Navin said.“The top-floor apartments are defined by floor-to-ceiling glazing to capture the best of the site’s northern aspect.“Stunning vistas are available to all residents with a rooftop communal area positioned to capture the leafy suburban aspect and mountain views. “(There will be) three levels with four luxury apartments, all with views of the city or suburban outlooks and crowned by one three bedroom prestigious residence with outstanding views, as well as one two bedroom apartment, which one of our key staff members has purchased as an owner occupier.”last_img read more

first_img Loading… Read Also: Anthony Joshua: I’m not afraid of Tyson Fury A taskforce including organisers and Japanese government officials that will develop coronavirus countermeasures met for the first time this week. Takaya said the organisers would continue “carefully monitoring” the pandemic’s evolution and “make every effort in coordination with all relevant organisations to ensure a safe and secure Games”. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Tokyo 2020 should be held next year “at any cost” given athletes’ efforts to be ready, Japan’s Olympic minister said Tuesday, a day after the IOC’s John Coates told AFP that the postponed Games would go ahead in 2021 “with or without Covid”. “For the Games next year, athletes are continuing to work hard in the environments they find themselves in. So I feel we have to hold it at any cost,” Seiko Hashimoto said when asked about International Olympic Committee vice-president Coates’s remarks. “I think Mr Coates felt reassured that the Tokyo Games can be held with further close coordination of efforts,” she added. Coates on Monday told AFP in an exclusive interview that he was confident the delayed Games would open as planned next year, vowing they will be the “Games that conquered Covid”. “It will take place with or without Covid. The Games will start on July 23 next year,” said Coates, who heads the IOC’s Coordination Commission for the Tokyo Games. “The Games were going to be, their theme, the Reconstruction Games after the devastation of the tsunami,” he said, referring to the catastrophic 2011 earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan. “Now very much these will be the Games that conquered Covid, the light at the end of the tunnel.” A spokesman for the Tokyo 2020 organisers declined to comment directly on whether they agreed with Coates’s confident assessment. But Masa Takaya said the remarks showed “that the IOC team is fully committed to delivering the Games next year”. In a landmark decision, the 2020 Olympics were postponed because of the coronavirus, and they are now set to open on July 23, 2021. But Japan’s borders are still largely closed to foreign visitors and a vaccine is months or even years away, feeding speculation about whether the Games are feasible at all. Officials have made clear that another delay would not be possible, and there are signs that public enthusiasm in Japan is waning. A poll this summer found just one in four Japanese want them to go ahead next year, with most backing either another postponement or a cancellation. Promoted Content7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black HolesBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes8 Scenes That Prove TV Has Gone Too FarA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks7 Theories About The Death Of Our UniverseThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year8 Fascinating Facts About Coffee10 Risky Jobs Some Women Dolast_img read more