One month to deadline for new CAF guaranteed account

first_imgOne month to deadline for new CAF guaranteed account AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.  26 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Applications for a new account from CAF (Charities Aid Foundation) which offers charities the prospect of stock market linked returns without the usual risk to capital will cease being accepted after 30 April.Offered by CAF and Bristol & West Structured Products, the CAF Guaranteed Equity Account is a five year, fixed term account available only to charities. It combines a chance to share in the potential growth of four major stock market indices, with capital security offered by the Bristol & West Capital Guarantee, and a 15% guaranteed minimum return.According to Ron Green, Senior Manager at CAF Financial Services: “Many charities are reluctant to invest capital in the stock market because of the associated risk, but with the CAF Guaranteed Equity Account the risk of capital loss is removed. This opportunity is only available until 30 April.” Advertisement Howard Lake | 28 March 2006 | News Tagged with: Financelast_img read more

Radcliffe Humanities officially opened

first_imgRadcliffe Humanities, formerly the Radcliffe Infirmary, was officially opened on Monday by the Vice-Chancellor and Head of Humanities. Two public paths through the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter have been promised, one of which is already open.Radcliffe Humanities, formerly the Radcliffe Infirmary, was officially opened on Monday by the Vice-Chancellor and Head of Humanities. Two public paths through the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter have been promised, one of which is already open.The building already houses the Humanities Divisional Office, the Faculty of Philosophy, and the Philosophy and Theology Libraries. Work on the Maths building in the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter is due to finish by Michaelmas Term 2013. The project is currently on time and budget.At the official opening of Radcliffe Humanities, Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Hamilton and Head of Humanities Professor Shearer West cut a ribbon, a flag was raised, and the replica of the 1858 fountain of Triton was turned on. The new statue cost £45,000; the original is to be housed indoors in the Observatory Quarter.A University spokesman described the event as “well attended by those involved in the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter project and other interested people.”The spokesman added, “There will be two public walkways across the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, allowing the public easier access between Woodstock Road and Walton Street.“There are currently no plans to use the  Radcliffe Humanities for public displays. But there will be public artworks on the R.O.Q. [Radcliffe Observatory Quarter] and a number of events and lectures in various buildings to which all will be invited.”Mike Wigg, Head of Capital Projects at Estates Services, said, “The project has largely taken the building back to the layouts that were in place when the building was first constructed. The end wings, which were ward blocks, have been converted into open-plan office areas, so in many ways we have kept the original concept of the design.”The Blavatnik School of Government, which currently occupies the former Philosophy Library on Merton Street, is also due to have a new building in the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, though planning permission has not yet been granted. The building already houses the Humanities Divisional Office, the Faculty of Philosophy, and the Philosophy and Theology Libraries. Work on the Maths building in the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter is due to finish by Michaelmas Term 2013. The project is currently on time and budget.At the official opening of Radcliffe Humanities, Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Hamilton and Head of Humanities Professor Shearer West cut a ribbon, a flag was raised, and the replica of the 1858 fountain of Triton was turned on. The new statue cost £45,000; the original is to be housed indoors in the Observatory Quarter.A University spokesman described the event as “well attended by those involved in the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter project and other interested people.”The spokesman added, “There will be two public walkways across the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, allowing the public easier access between Woodstock Road and Walton Street.“There are currently no plans to use the  Radcliffe Humanities for public displays. But there will be public artworks on the R.O.Q. [Radcliffe Observatory Quarter] and a number of events and lectures in various buildings to which all will be invited.”Mike Wigg, Head of Capital Projects at Estates Services, said, “The project has largely taken the building back to the layouts that were in place when the building was first constructed. The end wings, which were ward blocks, have been converted into open-plan office areas, so in many ways we have kept the original concept of the design.”The Blavatnik School of Government, which currently occupies the former Philosophy Library on Merton Street, is also due to have a new building in the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, though planning permission has not yet been granted.last_img read more