Among more recent firms are W.
France is represented by the publishing firms of Ch.
Several banking firms and many individual creditors were ruined by the death of the pope.
It is divided between some twenty firms. The premises of Bass's brewery extend over Soo acres, while Allsopp's stand next; upwards of 5000 hands are employed in all, and many miles of railways owned by the firms cross the streets in all directions on the level, and connect with the lines of the railway companies.
Forty years later it had a market at St Petersburg and the Baltic ports, and in 1796 there were nine brewing firms in the town.
Now, however, a large proportion of the crop is sold to local store-keepers who transfer it to exporting firms in neighbouring cities.
It was the first German colony to dispense (1903-1904) with an imperial subsidy towards its upkeep. Several firms have acquired plantations in which coffee, cocoa, cotton, kola and other tropical products are cultivated.
Many different couplers of the Janney type are patented and made by different firms, but the tendency is to equip new cars with one of only four or five standard makes.
When the agents of the spinners, that is, the buying brokers, by becoming principals in some transactions, had acquired interests diametrically opposed to those of their customers, the consequent feeling of distrust among spinners gave birth to the Cotton Buying Company, which, constituted originally of twenty to thrity limited cotton-spinning companies, represents to-day nearly 6,000,000 spindles distributed among nearly one hundred firms. Its object was to squeeze out some middlemen and economize for its members on brokerage.
Originally cotton was imported by the Liverpool dealer as an agent for American firms or at his own risk, and then sold by private treaty, auction, or through brokers, to Cotton market methods.
The issue of this circular by subscribing firms, on the basis of particulars collected by brokers appointed at a weekly meeting, gave rise in 1841 to the Cotton Brokers' Association, to which the development of the market by the systematizing of procedure is largely due.
The rest of the tale may be told in Mr Ellison's own words: " Down to 1864 the leading firms continued to issue weekly market reports, but in that year the association commenced the publication of an associated circular.
It has post and telegraph offices; and agencies of some mercantile firms, a British vice-consul (since 1904) and a Russian consular agent (since 1902) are established there.
The gas and electric lighting is in the hands of private firms. The administration of the park, the city improvements and the water and sewerage departments have been handed over to boards and trusts.
The result is that practically all the trade of these states is in the hands of Bangkok Chinese firms, of a certain number of European houses and others, while most of the manual labour connected with the teak industry is done by Ka Mus, who migrate in large numbers from the left bank of the Mekong.
No part of London can be pointed out as essentially a manufacturing quarter, and there is a strong tendency for manufacturing firms to establish their factories outside the metropolis.
In Tottenham Court Road are the showrooms of several large upholstering and furnishing firms. Of the streets most frequented on account of their fashionable shops Bond Street, Regent Street, Oxford Street, Sloane Street and High Street, Kensington, may be selected.
The very much longer lists of German and French firms contain only a few types not represented in this table.
This street contains a fine stone church built in 1895 for the use of the Anglican community, a branch of the Bank of British West Africa, telegraph offices and the establishments of the principal trading firms. In Victoriaborg, a suburb of Ussher Town, are the residences of the principal officials, and here a racecourse has been laid out.
Between it and other ports in the Caspian communication is maintained by the mail-steamers of the Caucasus and Mercury Steam Navigation Company and many vessels of commercial firms with head offices chiefly at Baku.
Several firms are engaged in the manufacture of mineral waters, for which the water of the Cromac Springs is peculiarly adapted.
Many of the best known mercantile firms and banks of the Far East have branches in Bangkok.
One of the points which he constantly pressed, with eventual success, was that the terms of Government employment should be as good as those offered by the best private firms. In the controversy with the House of Lords he openly proclaimed himself a Single-Chamber man.
On the islands New Pomerania and Mioko only two trading firms had their establishments; and on New Lauenburg the Wesleyans had a mission station.
This firm and its successor, that of Evarts, Choate & Beaman, remained for many years among the leading law firms of New York and of the country, the activities of both being national rather than local.
It keeps a register of British firms who may desire to receive confidential information relative to their respective trades and supplies that information free of charge.
Four large firms manufacturing every variety of art china and earthenware alone employ over 5000 hands.
British, Russian, French, Turkish and Austrian consulates and a few European commercial firms are established at Tabriz; there are also post and telegraph offices.
Other important firms, Tuscan wine-growers, oil-growers, timber traders, colour manufacturers, &c., have their head offices and stores at Leghorn, with a view to export.
The centre of trade is the Manchester Royal Exchange, and though some companies or firms prefer to do business by means of their own salaried salesmen, managers or directors, most of the yarn is sold by agents.
The Cabot is a kind of heavy sheeting, and for the Levant markets the name as a trade mark is said to be the exclusive property of an American firm, although the general class is known by the name and supplied by other firms.
Bombay was the pioneer in the custom, followed now by Calcutta and Karachi, by which deliveries of goods from British merchants remained under the control of the banks until the native dealers took them up. Manchester business with India, China, &c., is done under various conditions, however, and a good many firms have branches abroad.
A good many firms venture occasionally to buy in anticipation of their customers' needs, especially when they expect a rising market.
The very common complaint of British consuls that British firms neglect to send out travellers may have some foundation, but a commercial house naturally follows the line of least resistance to the development of its trade, and cannot be expected to work remote and barren ground when better opportunities are near at hand.
The difficulty that is naturally experienced by a traveller in finding sufficient support on a sparsely populated "ground" has brought into vogue the traveller on commission who represents several firms. The traveller with salary and allowances for expenses survives, but the quickening induced by an interest in the amount of sales has caused many firms to adopt the principle of commission, which may, however, be an addition to a minimum salary.
Machine-making on a large scale is carried on by firms widely celebrated for the construction of locomotives, railway trucks and carriages, steamboilers and motors, turbines, pumps, metal bridges and roofs.
The towns of Cantu, Meda, Lissone and Carugo supply Milanese firms with most of their merchandise, the furniture being made by the workmen at their own homes with materials supplied by the Milanese buyers, who also advance the capital necessary for working expenses.
Therefore Aldo's marriage combined two important publishing firms. Henceforth the names Aldus and Asolanus were associated on the title pages of the Aldine publications; and after Aldo's death in 1515, Andrea and his two sons carried on the business during the minority of Aldo's children.
By the support of some of the great financial firms they succeeded in forming a company, which carried on the business and undertook fresh settlements on the islands to the north of New Guinea.
The Deulsch-Ost-Afrika Gesellschaft, with a capital of ~ 200,000, took over the territories acquired by Dr Peters, and for the South Seas the Neu-Guinea Gesellschaf I, founded by an amalgamation of a number of firms in 1884, received a charter in 1885.
Cement works have acquired an extension previously unknown, more than thirty firms being now engaged in that branch of industry.
In 1880 the influence of the international " scramble for Africa " made itself felt by the establishment under the recognized protection of the French government of two French firms which opened upwards of thirty trading stations on the Lower Niger.
The establishment of these firms was admittedly a political move which coincided with the extension of French influence from Senegal into the interior.
To effect this end the United African Company was formed in 187 9, and trade was pushed upon the river with an energy which convinced the French firms of the futility of their less united efforts.
These bonds had then reached a sum exceeding 20,000,000 and were held chiefly by French firms. The unification scheme was elaborated in a khedivial decree of the 7th of May 1876, but was rendered abortive by the opposition of the British bondholders.
These seizures created much indignation and anxiety among firms in England whose interests were involved.
Stevens's designs certainly directly raised the standard of production in several metal-working firms by whom he was employed; whilst in the Wellington Memorial in St Paul's Cathedral, and in Dorchester House, his work is seen unfettered by commercial considerations.
British architects and artists who design for the principal decorating firms are to-day as conversant with the Renaissance and succeeding styles of France and Italy as medieval revivalists were familiar with the Gothic styles with which they made us so well acquainted.
In any history of the art revival the influence of such firms as Barbedienne and Christofle in Paris and Tiffany in New York cannot be ignored.
Trustworthy statistics on this point cannot be obtained, because most firms withhold any information .as to the extent of their production from the public.
About half of this quantity comes from the forests of Burma, where large amounts of teak and other woods are annually extracted, chiefly through the agency of private firms. It is, however, only the more valuable of the woods, such as teak, sandal-wood, ebony and the like, which find a market abroad.
The wholesale trade thus rests ultimately with a comparatively small number of persons, who have agencies, or rather corresponding firms, at the great central marts.
Other industries include manufactures of leather, boots and shoes, furniture, bricks and pottery, cigars and cigarettes, beer, wine and spirits, candles and soap. The largest and most numerous commercial firms are German, but there are also French, British, and even Chinese establishments, although the immigration of Chinese is prohibited by law.
Its merchants carry on an active local trade in grain, mustard, oil and tobacco, and some of its firms supply the Russian administration with grain and flour.
The monopoly for cutting and exporting the timber of the Mazandaran forests is leased to European firms, principally for box and oak.
However, in November 1907, when the national assembly or council demanded a budget and made inquiries as to the financial position, it was found that the expenditure foz some years past had been half a million sterling per annum in excess of the receipts and that considerable sums were owing to banks and commercial firms who had lent money.
Various Armenian firms, one with branches at many places in Persia and Russia, also do banking business, while various European firms at Tabriz, Teheran, Isfahan, Shiraz and Bushire, facilitate remittances between Europe and Persia.
Fifteen or sixteen years later it was repeatedly pointed out to the authorities that the revenues from the customs of the Persian Gulf would be much increased if control were exercised at all the ports, particularly the small ones where smuggling was being carried on on a large scale, and in 1883 the shah decided upon the acquisition of four or five steamers, one to be purchased yearly, and instructed the late Au Kuli Khan, Mukhber ad-daulah, minister of telegraphs, to obtain designs and estimates from British and German firms. The tender of a well-known German firm at Bremerhaven was finally accepted, and one of the ministers sons then residing in Berlin made the necessary contracts for the first steamer.
European firms who had lost goods during these troubles were afterwards indemnified by the Persian government.
MERCANTILE (or [[Commercial) Agencies]], the name given in America to organizations designed to collect, record and distribute to regular clients information relative to the standing of commercial firms. In Great Britain and some European countries trade protective societies, composed of merchants and tradesmen, are formed for the promotion of trade, and members exchange information regarding the standing of business houses.
The trade was chiefly in the hands of Dutch merchants, but British, French and Portuguese firms also had factories there.
No fewer than ioo large firms, many of them of world-wide reputation, are engaged in this branch alone.
It is the headquarters of the principal trading firms and missionary societies in the protectorate.
For many years two Scotch firms, Messrs J.
The book trade is represented by about a dozen firms, including that of the great geographical house of Justus Perthes, founded in 1785.
After wandering under an assumed name for three months through Modena, Milan and Turin, he at last reached Geneva, where he enjoyed the friendship of the most distinguished citizens, and was on excellent terms with the great publishing firms. But in an evil hour he was induced to visit a Catholic village within Sardinian territory in order to hear mass on Easter day, where he was kidnapped by the agents of the Sardinian government, conveyed to the castle of Miolans and thence successively transferred to Ceva and Turin.
Salviati (1816-1890) rediscovered many of the old processes, and eight firms are engaged in the trade, the most renowed being the Venezia Murano Company and Salviati.
It would seem that his reasons were partly religious, but partly economic. No earlier king could have afforded to drive forth a race who had been so useful to the crown as bankers and money-lenders; but by the end of the i3th centur~~ the financial monopoly of the Jews had been broken by the great Italian banking firms, whom Edward had been already employing during his Welsh wars.
There are upwards of nine hundred publishers and booksellers in the town, and about eleven thousand firms in other parts of Europe are represented here.
But though five firms applied without delay for licences to work under his patents, success did not at once attend his efforts; indeed, of ter several ironmasters had put the process to practical trial and failed to get good results, it was in danger of being thrust aside and entirely forgotten.
Nettlefold & Chamberlain employed new methods of attracting customers, and judiciously amalgamated rival firms with their own so as to reduce competition, with the result that in 1874, after twenty-two years of commercial life, Mr Chamberlain was able to retire with an ample fortune.
The ownership of industrial establishments is largely in the hands of individuals, firms, and comparatively small corporations, rather than of large combinations, the average capital per establishment in 1905 being about $32,000.
To counter apathy, how can firms ensure CSR reports are useful documents?
accepted for publication) Do Firms Adopt Lower Standards in Poorer Areas?
In general, they will to continue to use professional firms of accountants to prepare these accounts.
agglomeration benefits of being located close to other firms within the industry which undertake R&D.
agribusiness firms increasingly do business in global markets, the international transmission of such events is important.
ThereÃ¢s also the issue of valuing firms by tangible assets.
Asset finance Asset finance is widely used in the United Kingdom, allowing firms to exploit the value of their asset finance Asset finance is widely used in the United Kingdom, allowing firms to exploit the value of their assets in securing finance.
One significant impact of convergence on Philippine media is that it will provide a backdoor that will allow foreign firms to own media networks.
Only a consumer backlash will prevent UK firms moving call centers to offshore locations.
Funding Some firms or consortia fund projects on their own balance sheet.
It may also facilitate technological progress, by reducing firms ' switching costs and so lowering barriers to entry and barriers to change.
behaviourearch focuses on whether firms can exploit consumer behavior that is commonly simplified by standard economic theory.
There are 27 big firms or consortia bidding for this job.
Spring The German D-type reconnaissance biplane, produced by various firms, is introduced.
break-even analysis allows firms to identify the minimum level of sales needed to make a profit.
Those who give bribes should be dealt with... Firms who bribe should be refused export credits " .
Large firms (54 %) are particularly bullish.
The ' wrong ' firms would then go bust.
buyout firms for some time.
Scotland now has the highest level of capacity utilization with one in three firms working below capacity utilization with one in three firms working below capacity.
In the Black Country, £ 4.1 million of grant offers were made to 23 firms, supporting capital expenditure of £ 26.7 million.
centre Kong is one of the world's leading centers for overseas firms.
A Small Business Council discussion paper drawn from a report commissioned from Kingston University ' Measuring Training in Small Firms ' .
The money used to pay the compensation comes from charges levied on authorized firms.
On the contrary, participating in e-auctions or providing online catalogs requires firms to acquire new competences.
It is a regime of " big players " including banks, securities firms, insurance companies and many large corporates with corporate treasuries.
Private firms contracted to local councils have been notoriously corrupt, but the arms sector is equally notorious for overcharging the government.
The directory below just gives a very cursory glance at the activities of a very small number of the largest defense firms in Europe.
dampen down aggregate demand by reducing consumption and investment by people and firms.
Words denoting any gender shall denote all genders and words denoting persons shall include firms and corporations and vise versa.
most depositors, including individuals and small firms are covered by the scheme.
depot explosion may have firms even more worried.
doughty fighter on behalf of small firms.
Evidence during the current reporting period showed that Chinese firms still provided dual-use CW-related production equipment and technology to Iran.
Chinese firms have in the past supplied dual-use CW-related production equipment and technology to Iran.
Even for firms at the leading edge, the fight to be competitive never stops.
in-depth independent editorial, recommendations of law firms and lawyers, and law firm directories.
Over 90% of rural firms employ less than 10 people with most of the craft and rural trade firms employ less than 10 people with most of the craft and rural trade firms employing fewer than five.
employeerge firms must resort to more formal methods of employe involvement to benefit financially.
enhancecognize that enhancing productivity is a continuing challenge to firms.
asset finance Asset finance is widely used in the United Kingdom, allowing firms to exploit the value of their assets in securing finance.
There are 500 vacancies from the leading global firms.
The priority of private sector firms is to maximize shareholder value even at the expense of reduced safety.
Fifteen per cent of small and medium-sized firms said export orders were up, 37 per cent said they were down.
My favorites were from the consulting firms: " You will learn to implement strategic management protocol decisions, " et cetera.
Arrangements are in place with consortia of solicitors ' firms in Bath, Swindon and Exeter for the presentation of " in-house " courses.
firms of accountants to prepare these accounts.
firms of solicitors.
firms of chartered surveyors recruit regularly from our courses, enabling us to achieve a high level of recruitment.
Commission caught flack for letting audit firms provide certain tax consultancy services to public companies, especially tax shelter advice.
KPMG, one of the big five accounting firms, is considering a flotation of part of its consultancy arm.
With respect to our big firms, they are too small in the global sense to attract public flotation.
Twelve regional fora were in place to provide advice to firms on the ground across the UK.
full-service law firms.
Cable firms can package the service to existing customers and telecom giants like AT&T are beginning to enter the market.
Backlog CRESTCo would also like to recommend that firms take this opportunity to perform housekeeping on their backlog of open transactions.
hydratesely hydrating cream that actually lifts up, firms up skin.
Increasingly, Firms are rewarding staff who gain ILEX qualifications and attain Member and Fellow status, many will fund ilex qualifications and attain Member and Fellow status, many will fund ILEX courses too.
implode due to the zero growth rate mean assumption is still at work: slowly, big firms keep shrinking.
inbuilt assumptions appear to be that firms are either product providers or commission driven product sellers.
There is also quite a high incidence of firms charging extra during extremely inclement weather.
For example, in Wales, in the automotive components industry, 78 per cent of firms have attained ISO 9000 standards or higher.
Many firms used grossly inflated forecasts to sell their policies.
Quite rightly, those firms who successfully innovate will be rewarded for the risks they carry by higher profits.
innovateng policy tools are inadequate for supporting the larger body of small innovating firms.
This presentation will explain how firms can remain cutting edge and simultaneously avoid expensive replacement costs by using enterprise application integration (EAI ).
invention promoters are firms who offer assistance to inventors.
By contrast, private firms remained adamant in their dismissal of claims by former forced laborers.
This was similar to indirect laryngoscopy (1 out of 11 firms ).
Check individual firms ' websites and recruitment literature for precise details.
lowering the average daily value thresholds would help to increase flexibility for firms.
Moreover, handing over 30-year contracts to private firms is pure madness.
We also question the applicability of the maturity mismatch formula to firms electing to use maturity mismatch formula to firms electing to use maturity adjustments.
medium-sized firms in Dublin have redesigned their sites in the last year.
merge with traditional law firms or be snapped up by KLegal.
meteoric growth, Leeds ' firms are reported to be consolidating their gains.
mid-size Scottish legal firms to ensure they are not squeezed out of such Important work.
minimum wage set just above the unconstrained optimum leads firms to increase employment it also causes firm exit as profits fall.
miniscule number of cases did firms request hearings.
We also question the applicability of the maturity mismatch formula to firms electing to use maturity adjustments.
Of course the other big moneymaker riding on the back of this system is the use of private security firms to vet employees.
There were also a number of clear cultural norms in the highest performing firms.
In volume terms 13 per cent of firms said order books were above normal while 35 per cent said they were below normal.
outsources process re-engineering and outsourcing of non-core services have also reduced space demands, encouraging firms to seek smaller, more efficient premises.
paginatef my friends working in other firms spent their training photocopying or paginating trial bundles.
He urged firms and individuals to follow his lead and check the products they use do not contain palm oil.
Securities firms are the next largest market participants behind banks.
religious plurality does not lead to the suppression of competition, either between firms or in the labor market.
postsecondary firms survive?
A new power plant being built for waste firms Grundon and Viridor at Colnbrook in Berkshire is a stone that kills two birds.
predecessor firms since 1990.
The break-up has defied earlier predictions that AL's practice would merge with traditional law firms or be snapped up by KLegal.
The firm prospered through a series of mergers with European firms designed to take advantage of the hastening pace of integration on the continent.
Refinancing The decision to acquire an asset under a lease agreement or outright purchase is one which firms often face.
Consequently the firms ' decisions must be modeled as boundedly rational rules, but learning must also be integrated.
The report also includes recommendations on the firms ' disaster recovery readiness and data backup systems.
reap the benefits such as car preparation firms, communication companies, publishers, and car and motorcycle part suppliers.
The agencies ' key purpose is to promote economic regeneration by the setting up of small firms.
representative sample of firms to confirm whether their preparations were on track.
reroutetech firms in North Carolina's Research Triangle weathered Hurricane Floyd after days of preparation and rerouting of important online traffic.
risk capital for technology-based small firms.
rivalrous firms generate and test different hypotheses about good problem solutions.
safety net for customers of financial services firms regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
It can be very noticeable without good support many law firms might become a little saggy and certainly a lot less smooth.
sake of convenience, firms may wish to set a general limit of £ 9,400 for the calendar year 2003.
In the early summer, we invited a representative sample of firms to confirm whether their preparations were on track.
Without firms prepared to innovate and adjust, economies become sclerotic.
It is not economically sensible to require firms to bear the expensive of providing them with the detailed protections suitable for private individuals.
This can only encourage firms not to be overly zealous in attempting to resolve alleged shortcomings of service.
Many of the large firms lose sight of these basic principles.
silversmiths ' work is largely carried on in Middlesex by firms of high standing.
But firms expect a marked slowdown in the rate of business growth over the first quarter of 1999.
For each sector the atlas includes three maps: spatial distribution of firms; spatial distribution of firms; spatial distribution of ' clustered firms '; cluster zones.
spende than seven out of ten firms spent less than 5% on marketing themselves.
spillover benefits to local firms.
There has also been a recent story about the investigation into sportswear made by various sportswear made by various SPORTSWEAR firms.
spread betting firms is their flexibility.
subcontracting firms are not able to select for final firm.
But firms can't hide behind a spider's web of hidden surprises and get-out clauses.
Blair's red tape hurting British firms - well of course big business will accuse Labor of hurting them.
taxidermy firms keep a full stock record, which show all specimen movement details.
three-wheeler ever produced and encouraged a number of firms to copy the idea.
One in five firms felt that national union leaders would only toughen their stand in the coming year.
Boasting landmark verdicts and distinguished track records, LegalView is backed by a powerful consortium of some of the nation's best firms.
I have now been offered a traineeship at one of the major firms.
trouncempete with local firms in football, cricket and netball and have had a lot of fun and success trouncing the opposition!
unnecessary duplication for our member firms.
As Italian gasoline retailing became increasingly unprofitable, several companies started co-producing maps with firms outside the sector.
It means many firms are now choosing to defer their large upfront IT payments over the longer term.
upstart pharmaceutical firms.
utiliseraditional perception has been that US firms are far better than UK firms at utilizing the expertise of their senior lawyers.
vieany firms are now openly vying to take the ethical high ground to secure our custom.
wheedleer, as the benefits have increased, card firms have also become cleverer at wheedling money out of customers.
Over time, these firms have been able to draw on the rainmakers ' invaluable experience to develop others ' success in the firm.
Local businesses also reap the benefits such as car preparation firms, communication companies, publishers, and car and motorcycle part suppliers.
Finally, a lack of contribution rights or limited contribution rights should cause professional firms to reexamine the extent of their malpractice insurance.
High-tech firms in North Carolina 's Research Triangle weathered Hurricane Floyd after days of preparation and rerouting of important online traffic.
One area where improvement in the provision of finance is less evident is in the supply of risk capital for technology-based small firms.
Therefore competition can be seen as a process in which rivalrous firms generate and test different hypotheses about good problem solutions.
A. The scheme acts as a safety net for customers of financial services firms regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
For the sake of convenience, firms may wish to set a general limit of £ 9,400 for the calendar year 2003.
Firms have always battled to get their hands on the best graduates and the top movers and shakers in the industry.
In its highest and most costly form goldsmiths ' and silversmiths ' work is largely carried on in Middlesex by firms of high standing.
For each sector the atlas includes three maps: spatial distribution of firms; spatial distribution of ' clustered firms '; cluster zones.
More than seven out of ten firms spent less than 5% on marketing themselves.
As well as bringing employment, raising exports and levels of wealth creation, there are often substantial spillover benefits to local firms.
There has also been a recent story about the investigation into sportswear made by various SPORTSWEAR firms.
However as I 've been saying for many years now one of the beauties about spread betting firms is their flexibility.
But the real issue for small firms is whether the EU is prepared to stump up cash for having caused such chaos.
Subcontracting firms are not able to select for final firm.
But firms ca n't hide behind a spider 's web of hidden surprises and get-out clauses.
Blair 's red tape hurting British firms - well of course big business will accuse Labor of hurting them.
Professional taxidermy firms keep a full stock record, which show all specimen movement details.
With its flat radiator this was the most popular three-wheeler ever produced and encouraged a number of firms to copy the idea.
Boasting landmark verdicts and distinguished track records, LegalView is backed by a powerful consortium of some of the nation 's best firms.
Smaller firms are often unable to finalize recruitment plans far in advance and traineeship opportunities arise all the time.
We compete with local firms in football, cricket and netball and have had a lot of fun and success trouncing the opposition !
The result of that has saved unnecessary duplication for our member firms.
Established and conservative ways of operating are no longer strong enough weapons with which to fight off the midsized, upstart pharmaceutical firms.
The traditional perception has been that US firms are far better than UK firms at utilizing the expertise of their senior lawyers.
We derive firms ' decisions from utility maximization by individuals.
Many firms are now openly vying to take the ethical high ground to secure our custom.
The Institute for Public Policy Research says such a tax would force firms to cut down on wasteful packaging.
However, as the benefits have increased, card firms have also become cleverer at wheedling money out of customers.
Venture firms typically invest in the later stages and can write far larger checks than angel investors. They also can provide perceptive operational and great financial advice.
Her company, PR Revolution, is one of the few firms out there where the dog and pony show just doesn't exist.
If someone brings you up to speed on what to know about stock buying and you feel confident about venturing out on your own, use an online brokerage firm (online firms save you money, as you do most of the buying and selling work yourself).
As with banks and other financial institutions, brokerage firms sometimes have an extraordinary amount of hidden fees when you open an account for stock buying and selling.
That said, most of the major car rental companies -- for example, Enterprise, Hertz, and Budget -- are usually safe bets, whereas smaller, lesser known firms might not be as reliable.
When figuring out where to buy penny stocks, whether from an investment firm or independent broker, make sure you understand what they consider penny stocks because it may vary between brokers or firms.
Options House has the lowest per transaction fee of the major online brokerage firms at $2.95. when you first sign up, however, you receive 100 trades commission-free.
Before you go and sign up on impulse because you want to know how to purchase Walgreens stock immediately, research the firms to ensure there is a good track record with them.
Otherwise, you can opt for one of these online discount brokerage firms.
If you want to buy stocks on your own, there are many discount online brokerage firms that can help.
Compare this to full service brokerage firms, some of whom may charge more than $100 per trade and you can easily see why people want to skip working with a professional.
It's issued by HSBC Bank, one of the largest banking firms in the world with more than $1.5 trillion in assets.
Your bank or other financial institutions may be able to recommend firms, or you can ask trusted friends or relatives.
Watch out for firms that make unrealistic promises.
It is designed to help plaintiffs' firms with long-drawn-out cases and high attorney cash expenses.
Companies that finance law firms are part of an industry that emerged about five years ago as the result of the long-established practice of lending money to plaintiffs who were engaged in personal injury litigation.
Most law firms are involved in several cases at once, which increases the amount of expenses they are responsible for until the cases can be settled or tried.
Many law firms have blogs, and the posts contain valuable information.
Many law firms and sole practitioners have put up web sites to advertise their services.
In some law firms, the bulk of the work is done by junior lawyers under the supervision of a more senior attorney.
While some consulting firms offer expertise to both commercial and residential clients, other firms specialize in one or the other.
Independent firms say that the testimonials given on the site are by paid models who may not be using the product.
Whether you're just learning the basics of interior design or you're ready to start your project, these groups offer referrals and listings to dozens of interior design firms and individuals.
Individual firms may also hold their own events to display their latest accomplishments and awards.
Fortunately, interior design firms are abundant in the nation's capitol, giving you plenty of opportunities to implement your own style or explore the basics of interior design.
The group includes magazine publishers, material distributors, and design firms.
Many of these firms offer full design services or can help you develop a few interior design ideas.
You may have noticed the one thing all of these interior design firms have in common.
All listed firms meet the requirements set forth by the state and by ASID.
Design firms in Atlanta often find themselves in the role of Southern trendsetters.
Satisfied clients include banks, law firms, corporate offices, and institutions.
In addition, many larger interior design firms offer some sort of in-house training.
You will be taught interior design fundamentals and learn to use industry related equipment, tools technology to help prepare you for entry-level positions in a variety of professional interior design firms.
You can also contact your state board of architecture and interior design for advice about firms in your area.
More design firms will help you prepare for the licensing test and pay for the related fees.
Many larger architectural firms employ interior designers.
Do your homework when researching commercial interior design firms.
ASID can also provide a directory of all of the interior design firms in the Raleigh area.
Anything goes, really, in interior design in Wilmington, North Carolina; the following local interior design firms can help you turn your vision into a reality.
However, most interior design firms require that their interior designers obtain a certificate from the National Council for Interior Design Qualification.
Interior designers who work in conjunction with large architectural or engineering firms can often command much higher salaries simply because of the specialized work that is required.
Designers often work in firms where they are measured by how many hours they bill clients.
These firms require long hours and hard work to get ahead.
In a large décor firm, the lead decorator is usually the one to attend the client meeting, while smaller firms may only have one decorator on staff.
The customer chooses a 14-day sample of moisturizer that either prevents aging, smoothes fine lines and wrinkles or lifts and firms.
Some of the world's largest brokerage firms also participate in trading.
Freeze the cake again for 15 to 20 minutes so that the frosting firms.
Spread the cake with a thin layer of buttercream, and then chill again until the frosting firms.
When the cake is cooled to room temperature, wrap it tightly in plastic wrap and freeze it for 20-30 minutes so that it firms up.
Brush the cake completely free of crumbs, and freeze it briefly so that it firms.
Courtroom Sciences became one of the leading jury consulting firms in the country, working with a number of international corporations.
Teaching for these courses focuses on the administration of construction firms, emerging and new technologies for the delivery of construction project systems, and an advanced study in the field of business techniques.
Recent graduates of paralegal schools traditionally find entry-level positions with law firms or in corporate legal departments and pursue more challenging and financially rewarding jobs as they gain experience.
Many of the tasks that paralegals perform require specialized knowledge and education and, as such, many law firms who hire paralegals want to see that job candidates have the proper credentials.
Further, most law firms will recognize and accept a paralegal certification as a credential as long as the certificate comes from an accredited and qualified educational institution.
Most design firms or showrooms offer at least some form of renovation plan with services rendered.
Young blood may come in, but they must don the suits, dress shirts and neckties worn in such firms for decades.
These models now find work with dozens of modeling firms and clothing designers.
Radiofrequency palatoplasty firms and shrinks the tissue of the soft palate.
To submit a photo for the "Let the Memories Begin" campaign, you must create an online account and provide additional personal information that can be shared with other Disney firms and companies that do business with Disney.
At other firms, the lead engineer or a producer (a project manager) may be responsible for leading the design vision on a project.
Continuing with the rivalry between the two firms, the Sega Mega Drive (Sega Genesis) was launched in 1988, followed shortly afterward by the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) in 1990.
In this way, we're starting to see more real world companies set up virtual shops in Second Life, as well as firms that started out as just virtual establishments transforming into real money-making machines.
Do they use environments like those in real world development firms?
Game development firms can be as small as just a few people or large enough to support hundreds of employees working on multiple game titles.
You will find some of these below, but please note that this is not necessarily an endorsement for any of these firms.
However, some of the smaller firms can actually offer a better price, especially in the pay-as-you-go realm.
Have you checked with accounting firms, payroll companies, bookkeeping services, and tax preparation companies in your area?
I think it's a good idea to develop a list of law firms in your area, search their web sites for employment postings, and submit resumes to all of them that have openings posted.
You may also consider registering with a reputable employment agency in your community, specifically one that does a good bit of placement in local law firms.
Temporary staffing firms can be excellent resources to consider as well.
Some of the largest security firms provide information about careers opportunities on their websites.
Someone looking for land surveyor job openings should focus his or her job search on architectural and engineering firms.
Recruiters, human resource professionals, consulting firms, and agents acting on behalf of employers are allowed to submit announcements.
Legal nurse consulting jobs are often found in legal firms.
If you're seeking a full time position as a legal nurse consultant, look among the classified ads for law firms.
Larger law firms or group practices that specialize in malpractice, insurance, and patients' rights may hire one or more legal nurse consultants full time.
Such jobs pay about the same as employment at law firms.
Specific articles detailing popular mortgage lenders including Allied Home Mortgages and other firms.
You can also speak to several brokers and lenders at other firms.
There are more than 1600 mortgage lender firms operating more than 3,300 offices in the state of Oregon.
You may also want to view the Better Business Bureau Reliability Reports on mortgage firms in the Chicago area.
Reports are available at Chicago BBB Online for both member and non-member firms.
Naperville has several home inspection firms, many of which are certified by the National Association of Home Inspectors (NAHI) or are members of the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI).
Banks and mortgage firms are a good place to start investigating rates.
Tummy hider: If you want to camouflage your tummy, look for a suit that flatters and firms.
Firms such as Consumer Research and Consumer Reports highly recommend Dyson products because of their durability and build quality.
Engineering: Engineering firms utilize the services of technical writers to create project presentations, interpret design specifications, and write instructions for technicians who will implement engineering plans.
Marketing firms might need copy editors, web development firms might need technical writers, and non-profits might need blog writers.
Visit college career centers and job placement firms with UK writing opportunities.
Some firms may accept the case and others may choose to accept the case.
Are similar to venture capital firms, but under SBA regulations (an SBIC can only assume up to 49% of a company and the entrepreneur retains controlling interest in the corporation).
It was undertaken to determine whether such a report can assist the company in reducing the amount of money it pays for retainers to outside law firms."
Nevertheless, at the same time the company pays retainers to outside law firms, for the purpose of having them immediately available should a lawsuit or legal question arise.
Many times, these retainers are used for 'legal research' purposes submitted by executive leaders to the firms rather than to the inside legal team."
Example: "The review of the most recent two quarters shows that research performed by law firms costs the company an average of $3,000 per quarter and that the majority of questions posed to the law firms could be handled in-office."
Example: "To reduce expenditures, the company should require that all legal questions be reviewed first by the legal team prior to being submitted to the outside law firms."
Business travel management firms fill a niche.
But these parameters still miss the mark for most small business owners who are not large firms nor have multiple locations.
Temp agencies have the expertise you need for hire, for a period you control, and these firms employ experts in their field which you are renting for a set fee.
The majority is subcontracted to firms in the U.S. who specialize in one or several areas.
You can outsource all of these tasks to one firm, or partial out functions of each to several other small business firms.
Committees and boards make most of the hiring decisions at this level, and executive search firms are the ones culling for talent.
Restricted List - In regard to financial firms, certain investments are restricted due to inside information.
Women working in law firms, banks, or accounting firms need to dress simply and conservatively.
Law firms and legal departments have successfully used Kwiktag to index and store documents.
It can also be beneficial to look for information about small business loans for women business owners on websites devoted to woman owned firms and entrepreneurial business growth.
Consider marketing your services to advertising and public relations firms, newspapers, magazines, and online content provider companies.
Loans are available from financial institutions including banks, investment firms and private individuals.
A few examples of web design firms that provide design and development services to home-based entrepreneurs include e-worc.com and PromoDivas.com.
Most web design firms offer search engine optimization services (SEO).
Some are local firms, while others offer policies in different states and can cover cars, boats, motorcycles, and RVs.
Employees of financial services firms usually have some level of liability insurance coverage provided by their employers, but it may be in the employee's best interest to seek out additional coverage to make sure that all needs are met.
Brokerage firms also typically offer CDs, but many times the CD products they offer can be far more complicated than the simple ones you obtain from your bank.
This is because, for the most part, rating insurance companies is left to the major private insurance ratings firms - A.M. Best, Fitch Ratings, Moody's Investors Service, Standard & Poor and Wiess.
Most government and state websites, when referring to insurance ratings, will refer consumers to one of the major private ratings firms.
Most significantly, whenever the various rating firms disagreed on "vulnerable" classification for an insurer, Weiss typically went with "vulnerable."
They claim superior service to similar property and casualty insurance firms due to their years of experience and their willingness to resolve claims quickly and effectively.
Today, three major reinsurance firms remain.
Moreover, the Spanx compression fabric firms your tummy while it wicks away moisture; perfect for a long eight-hour work day!
People's Revolution had their pick of clients that day because all other PR firms had declined to produce shows on the one year anniversary of the September 11th attacks.
It encourages cell turnover, reduces wrinkles, firms the skin and promises 24-hour moisture.
For example, at the 2009 conference held from June 25 through June 26 in Los Angeles, top executives from leading Fortune 100 firms gave presentations, including Wal-Mart, Dow Jones, Sun Microsystems and Google.
Firms have to decide on appropriate apparel that best represents their corporate image.There are so many businesses doing the same thing.
W3 Awards are supported by the International Academy of Visual arts, and are touted as an award program that recognizes web design contributions of anyone, from large agencies to small independent firms.
However, these aren't necessarily the most reliable or desirable firms; some of them simply have the word "Christian" repeated over and over on their web page in order to trigger hits.
Not only does it feature many different web design firms, organized by global location, but it also has links to Christian web hosting and other internet services.
Lucky for you there is no actual need to attend college unless you want to work for major firms, but even then many will hire you based on your portfolio of work.
Lounge Lizard is an example of one of the best web design firms in the country, and LoveToKnow Web-Design appreciates Ken's time in offering LTK readers his knowledge and insight.
There are many SEO companies that are more scam than service, but there are also excellent and economical search engine optimization firms that will accomplish the sort of boost to your site ranking that you need.
Turn away any firms that have these characteristics.
Scam SEO firms "game the system" by using tactics that temporarily trick search engines into ranking a site highly for a while.
Avoid firms that promise that they can rank you "number one in Google" in just weeks.
While the world of SEO can feel overwhelming because so many of the techniques and search engine algorithm rules seem like voodoo, you can find very economical search engine optimization firms by following the guidelines listed above.
She offers numerous services including Flash presentations and graphic design, but her forte is in offering uniquely creative and beautiful web pages that stand apart from other plain looking websites that other web design firms offer.
The location makes Force Pierce web design firms geographically located in a way to serve multiple major clients located all throughout the southern tip of Florida.
The following businesses are currently the top professional firms or individuals that offer web design in Fort Pierce.
While there are lots of web design firms on the Internet that promise they have the most effective SEO services, it's always a good idea to go with a local SEO expert that you can meet in person.
Seattle web page design firms provide additional services to address the needs of local businesses.
Unlike other firms, Unifusion openly accepts custom projects in a variety of programming languages.
Sacramento web site design firms offer advanced web design, development, and hosting services to fit every budget.
Local design firms work with businesses within the community to develop award winning websites.
Balancing these needs before you meet with the potential design firms will help both of you come up with the right plan of action.
Most of them will have the design firms that created them in the "About Us" part of the site, or listed at the bottom.
Like just about any large city, there have been many web design firms that have come and gone over the years.
In fact, some Pensacola-based firms service clients all over the world, and with a wide variety of subjects.
There are many other SEO design firms that make their homes in Pensacola, and after a while they seem to have very similar aspects.
While many hosting providers still use the term "bandwidth" to reference the monthly data limits, some hosting firms call it "monthly transfer limit" instead.
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