Culture secretary plays down reports BBC critics were offered top jobs

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The culture secretary, Oliver Dowden, has declined to confirm a report that two close allies of Boris Johnson could be parachuted in to head the BBC and Ofcom, but argued that the BBC needed to expand its scope beyond “narrow, metropolitan areas” of the UK.

a store inside of a building: ‘What we’re looking for is a strong, big person who can hold the BBC to account,’ said Dowden.

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‘What we’re looking for is a strong, big person who can hold the BBC to account,’ said Dowden.

Dowden said it was too early to comment on the possibility of former Telegraph editor Charles Moore being made BBC chairman, and the ex-editor of the Daily Mail, Paul Dacre, becoming head of Ofcom, the media regulator.

The Sunday Times reported the appointments of Moore and Dacre, who are both rightwing Brexiters with strong scepticism about the BBC, were sought by Johnson, and were set to be announced imminently.

Both had been personally approached by

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Education Projectors Market Growth and Analysis, Top Manufacturers, Industry Trends, Size, Industry Share, Forecast to 2026

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Sep 22, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Global “Education Projectors Market” report includes overview of industry characteristics, manufacturing technology, industry chain analysis and latest market trends and dynamics. The Education Projectors Market report also explores future trends for supply, demand and growth rate, size, prices, Education Projectors market share, trading, competition and value chain as well as Key Players of the industry’s information with forecast from 2020 to 2026.

Scope of the Education Projectors Market report is as follows:

● To define and segment the market for Education Projectors ● To analyse and forecast the Education Projectors market share and size, in terms of value and volume ● Raw Material Supply and Downstream Consumer Information are provided in Education Projectors market report. ● Industry Barriers and New Entrants SWOT Analysis

Top Key Manufacturers in Education Projectors Market Report:

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Mancuso Business Development Group celebrating women-owned small businesses in October | Top Story

BATAVIA – Mancuso Business Development Group of Batavia will host for a third consecutive year an event featuring women business owners sharing their stories as part of a celebration for National Women Owned Small Business Month.

The October celebration comes as the number of women-owned businesses accounts for almost half of the small businesses within the United States.

The recognition pays tribute to entrepreneurs’ while events scheduled throughout the month offer guidance to new business owners as they embark on new endeavors.

In addition to recognizing creative and influential women within the community, Mancuso BDG is offering three months free rent for leased space at 56 Harvester Ave., Batavia, for women-owned small businesses who sign a 15-month lease. The offer is valid through Oct. 31.

The Harvester Center BIC offers plenty of space and can be designed to accommodate a preferred business model.

“Whatever they need for their business, we

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Global Methane Sulfonic Acid Market Report History and Forecast 2020-2026, Top Key Regions, Types and Application, Competitive Status

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Sep 11, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
“Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this industry”

Global “Methane Sulfonic Acid Market” provides information about the production during the forecast period of 2015 to 2026. This report market has been individually analyzed on the basis of pricing, distribution, and demand prospect for the Global region. Understanding the segments helps in identifying the importance of different factors that aid the market growth. Types, applications, trends, top Players, stakeholders, and other participants in the global Methane Sulfonic Acid market will be able to gain the upper hand as they use the report as a powerful resource.

Additionally, it provides the reader with accurate data on volume sales according to the consumption for the same years. Analysts have studied the data of revenue, production, and manufacturers of

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20 Technology Skills Wanted By Amazon, Other Top Employers


Top Tech Skills By Q2 Job Postings

“During the initial stages of lockdown, employers had particular talent demands, such as sysadmins (system administrators) and other technologists who could quickly adjust their workforces to operating from home offices and cybersecurity experts to keep these newly dispersed networks safe from outside attack,” Dice said in its report. “By the end of Q2, with companies experiencing greater stability, the demand for other specific tech skills has returned.”

Employers prioritized DevOps, Git and information security skills in the second-quarter. Job postings seeking candidates with DevOps skills grew 11 percent, software development skills by 3 percent and information security skills by 2 percent.

SQL was the most-requested skill in tech job postings for the quarter, although those listings declined by 15 percent from the second quarter of 2019. Project management was in the number two spot, but those postings still dropped 22 percent.

“Unsurprising, many

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Education Must Be Top Priority in Pandemic Response, Recovery, Deputy Secretary-General Stresses at Global Forum – World


Deputy Secretary-General

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Global Education Forum, in New York today:

It is a pleasure to join the Forum for its second meeting, albeit virtually. We have come together at yet another truly critical moment for education and for all the Sustainable Development Goals.

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across the world and has made the task of achieving the Goals even harder than before. This is clearly the case in the area of education. The prescription for suppressing the health crisis has a huge side effect on education, taking millions of children out of school. As the Secretary-General warned last month, without an ambitious global response, a learning crisis could turn into a learning catastrophe.

At the same time, this emergency has also made the Sustainable Development Goals more urgent than ever and it has

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Activated Carbon Filter Market : Rising Trends with Top Countries Data, Technology and Business Outlook 2020 to 2026

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Sep 23, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Activated Carbon Filter Market” is valued at 177.9 million USD in 2020 is expected to reach 230 million USD by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of 3.7% during 2021-2026, According to New Research Study. 360 Research Reports provides key analysis on the global market in a report, titled “Activated Carbon Filter Market by Types (Carbon Steel shell Activated Carbon Filter, Stainless Steel shell Activated Carbon Filter, Others), Applications (Industrial Water Pollution Treatment, Drinking Water Purification, Food Industry, Pharmaceutical Industry, Other Applications) and Region – Global Forecast to 2026” Browse Market data Tables and Figures spread through 123 Pages and in-depth TOC on Activated Carbon Filter Market.

COVID-19 can affect the global economy in three main ways: by directly affecting production and demand, by creating supply chain and

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Qstream Named to Training Industry’s Prestigious 2020 List of Top Training Companies for Health and Safety/Compliance Training

“We appreciate Training Industry’s recognition of Qstream as a member of this year’s Top Health and Safety/Compliance Training List,” said Rich Lanchantin, CEO at Qstream. “Businesses are accelerating their shift to remote learning models due to the impact of COVID-19, and rely on Qstream’s microlearning capabilities to deliver their critical compliance training across the enterprise. We’re able to help our clients reach learners faster through higher engagement, help them drive real knowledge retention and proficiency gain, and substantiate compliance results through detailed analytics.”

Qstream was selected for the Top Health and Safety/Compliance list based on our learning technology capabilities, experience, and expertise in helping enterprise corporate learning and compliance teams to educate and reinforce their employees on programs such as occupational health and safety, EPA training, laws, regulations, and policies. Companies admitted on this list were based on a variety of health and safety/compliance training offerings, the ability to

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U.S. corporate board diversity lags as few minority execs get top jobs: study

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BOSTON (Reuters) – Publicly traded U.S. companies have been slow to add minority directors over the past five years even as women grabbed a greater share of board seats during that period, a comprehensive study to be released on Monday shows.

Across the Russell 3000, a broad index of U.S. companies, 29% now have two or more ethnically diverse directors, 7 percentage points more than in 2016, according to the new data from ISS ESG, an arm of Institutional Shareholder Services, scheduled to be presented at a conference on Monday. By contrast 66% of those boards now have 2 or more women, 27 percentage points more than in 2016, ISS found.

Brett Miller, head of data solutions for ISS ESG, said the figures reflect how boards traditionally recruit

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The top 10 startups hiring right now, according to LinkedIn

  • LinkedIn just released its ranking of the top 50 startups in 2020, based on factors like employment growth, public interest in the company, and the ability to attract talent from large firms. 
  • The top three startups on the list were, DoorDash, and Robinhood.
  • Companies that give consumers more control over their purchases and lifestyle scored high on the list, as did those that made remote work easier. 
  • Below are the top 10 startups with info on how you can apply to open roles at each company. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The coronavirus recession has created an uncertain economy in the US. But economic crises can also be a great time for innovation. In fact, companies like WhatsApp, Uber, Groupon, and Slack were all launched during the 2008 financial crisis. 

Today, even in the midst of a global pandemic, some relatively young startups are still booming. 


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