IGT secures online bingo deal with Norsk Tipping

first_img Tags: Mobile Online Gambling Email Address 25th May 2018 | By contenteditor Regions: Europe Nordics Norway Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Topics: Casino & games Tech & innovation Bingo AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter IGT secures online bingo deal with Norsk Tipping International Game Technology (IGT) has agreed a long-term deal to provide an online bingo solution and related services to Norwegian state lottery operator Norsk Tipping International Game Technology (IGT) has agreed a long-term deal to provide an online bingo solution and related services to Norwegian state lottery operator Norsk Tipping. Brokered by the company’s IGT Global Services subsidiary, the agreement will run for five years, with the option of three two-year extensions. IGT will supply its new online bingo solution as well as support services such as room and game management, chat host management and promotions management. The new solution, built on multi-channel HTML5 for desktop, tablet, and mobile, replaces Norsk Tipping’s current digital bingo platform provided by IGT since 2014. The agreement also covers IGT providing a selection of online casino and instant win content, as well as the option for IGT to manage a potential digital bingo network with other member lotteries in the World Lottery Association. “Since the launch of our igaming program, IGT’s online solutions and content within multiple categories have played a key role in the program’s success,” Norsk Tipping’s head of igaming and VLT, Hans Erland Ringsvold, said. “With IGT’s new online bingo solution, Norwegian players can safely and responsibly enjoy an enhanced digital offering, with proceeds remaining in Norway to support arts, sports, and cultural initiatives.” Declan Harkin, senior vice-president and chief operating officer, international, at IGT, added: “This agreement enables Norsk Tipping, a leader in regulated digital gaming, to strengthen player acquisition and retention through IGT’s new online bingo solution, offered in combination with online casino and instant win games and available seamlessly in a single game window.” Confirmation of the deal comes after IGT this week reported widespread growth across a number of key financials in the first quarter. Revenue in the three months to March 31 hit $1.21bn (€1.03bn), up 5% on last year, while operating income hiked 65% year-on-year to $197m and adjusted operating income 6% to $251m.Related article: IGT reports widespread growth in first quarter Bingolast_img read more

Okomu Palm Oil Plc (OKOMUO.ng) 2019 Abridged Report

first_imgOkomu Palm Oil Plc (OKOMUO.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Agricultural sector has released it’s 2019 abridged results.For more information about Okomu Palm Oil Plc (OKOMUO.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Okomu Palm Oil Plc (OKOMUO.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Okomu Palm Oil Plc (OKOMUO.ng)  2019 abridged results.Company ProfileOkomu Palm Oil Plc manufacture and market Banga Palm Oil in Nigeria as well as a range of Noko 10 rubber bands. The company was established in 1976 as a Federal Government pilot project set up to rehabilitate oil palm production in Nigeria. At the time, the pilot project incorporated 15 589 hectares of which 12 500 hectares was planted with oil palms. In 1985, Okomu Palm Oil Plc installed a 1.5 tonne fresh fruit bunches/hour mill. The company was privatised in 1990 and has grown to become Nigeria’s leading oil palm company with some 14 000 hectares of land currently planted with palm oil trees and 8 000 hectares of rubber trees. By 2020, an additional 4 000 hectares of palm oil trees and 1 500 hectares of rubber trees will have been planted on the 33 000 hectares of private land owned by Okomu Palm Oil Plc. The company operates two 30-tonne/per hour oil mills and an additional two 30-tonne/per hour mills will be operational by 2020/21. Its technical partner, SOCFINAF (Luxemburg), has a 53.32% stake in the business. SOCFINAF (Luxemburg) was founded in 1912 and was the first industrial company to plant oil palm trees in Africa and Indonesia. Today, it has plantations and oil palm operations in Sierra Leone, Ghana, Cote D’Ivoire, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon, the DRC, Sao Time and Cambodia. Okomu Oil Palm Plc’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Okomu Palm Oil Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Attitude Property Limited (APL.mu) Q32019 Interim Report

first_imgAttitude Property Limited (APL.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Tourism sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the third quarter.For more information about Attitude Property Limited (APL.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Attitude Property Limited (APL.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Attitude Property Limited (APL.mu)  2019 interim results for the third quarter.Company ProfileAttitude Property Limited deals in the rental of hotel properties based in Mauritius. The company is a subsidiary of Attitude Hospitality Limited and was formerly known as Neymar Limited. Attitude Property Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img

Top stocks for an ISA! 2 cheap UK shares I’d buy for the next bull market

first_imgTop stocks for an ISA! 2 cheap UK shares I’d buy for the next bull market Royston Wild | Saturday, 7th November, 2020 I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” The tough economic outlook means that many of us aren’t thinking about which UK shares to buy for the next bull market.It isn’t just the worsening Covid-19 situation that casts doubt over the economic recovery and could lead to a fresh stock market crash. The threat of a fresh sovereign debt crisis, as countries increase borrowing, also looms large.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Added to this, Britain and the European Union’s ongoing failure to draw up a post-Brexit trade deal is another possible problem that could hammer the global economy, UK share profits, and hit investor appetite hard.I’ve gone ISA shopping!Failing to look beyond the current crisis could be a huge mistake, though. It means than UK share investors like me could miss a chance to chance to get seriously rich from the next bull market. And make no mistake: stock markets always soar following macroeconomic, geopolitical and social crises like we are facing today.I’ve continued to invest in UK shares through my Stocks and Shares ISA in 2020. I’ve bought into Tritax Big Box and Clipper Logistics which are plays on the e-commerce sector. Profits at these companies should rocket during the economic recovery as consumer spending patterns pick up again.2 other UK shares I’m thinking of buyingThere are tons of other cyclical stocks on my watchlist for the next bull market too. Here are a few quality, and cheap, UK shares I’m also thinking of adding to my ISA today:Buying TI Fluid Systems shares is a great way to play the early stages of the economic recovery. This UK share builds components for automobiles like brake and fuel lines, and thermal gadgets and injection systems inside engines. It’s more than 100 manufacturing sites spread across 30 countries and this makes it the supplier-of-choice for many major auto manufacturers. Spending on cars is one of the first things to spring higher when economic conditions improve. Consequently, profits here are likely to bounce back much sooner than those of many other UK shares.I’m considering snapping up Coca-Cola HBC as consumer goods company profits also rise quickly during economic upturns. And, like TI Fluid Systems, which trades on a low price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 11 times for 2021, it offers brilliant value for money. The FTSE 100 giant trades on an undemanding price-to-earnings P/E ratio of 14 times for next year. I don’t think this low multiple reflects the firm’s other qualities either, like its immense brand power. It’s the world’s most value soft drinks brand worth a whopping $36.2bn, according to Brand Finance. The huge amounts it spends on product innovation (like refining its recipes and entering fast-growing markets like the low calorie segment) means Coca-Cola HBC continues to build its rapport with the public too. I’d not only buy this Footsie stock for the economic recovery, but hold it forever. Royston Wild has no position in any of the shares mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.center_img Enter Your Email Address I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Image source: Getty Images Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! See all posts by Royston Wildlast_img read more

308 Mulberry / Robert M. Gurney Architect

first_imgArchDaily CopyHouses•Lewes, United States United States Save this picture!© Maxwell MacKenzie+ 44 Share 308 Mulberry / Robert M. Gurney Architect Interior Designer: “COPY” Contractor: 308 Mulberry / Robert M. Gurney ArchitectSave this projectSave308 Mulberry / Robert M. Gurney Architect Architects: Robert M. Gurney Architect Photographs Engineer:D. Anthony BealeProject Architect:Brian TuskeyCity:LewesCountry:United StatesMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Maxwell MacKenzieRecommended ProductsDoorsVitrocsaGlass Technology in Hotel BeaulacFiber Cements / CementsEQUITONEFiber Cement Facade Panel NaturaDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Sliding Door – Rabel 62 Slim Super ThermalSkylightsLAMILUXFlat Roof Exit Comfort DuoText description provided by the architects. The small city of Lewes, Delaware, located on the eastern side of Sussex County faces northeast into the mouth of the Delaware Bay. Lewes is popularly known as an eighteenth-century coastal town commemorated for being the site of the earliest European settlement in Delaware. Lewes is composed primarily of late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century building stock. The dominant building type is timber and the prevalent construction type is balloon framing. The starting point for this project is one such small house located at 308 Mulberry Street, originally constructed in the early nineteenth-century in the heart of the historical district. Save this picture!Original House. Image Courtesy of Robert M. Gurney ArchitectThe current owner purchased the historical property in poor condition, with the intention of renovating the existing structure and adding a substantial extension and swimming pool. In the redesign, the exterior of the original structure is meticulously restored. A shed-roofed screened porch, storage room, and poorly proportioned living space added to the back of the house in the early twentieth-century were removed. Save this picture!© Maxwell MacKenzieThe requested spatial requirements were substantial and necessitated more than doubling the footprint of the original building. The design strategy was to allow the historical, two-story house to remain prominent in the overall composition. The requisite space would be accommodated in the original house and four additional structures that would engage the historical house in a minimally invasive fashion. The additions are conceived as one-story pavilions organized around a new swimming pool and large Deodor Cedar tree, located at the rear of the property. Save this picture!© Maxwell MacKenzieWhile the exterior of the original house is restored with historically correct detailing, the new pavilions are crisply detailed. Cedar shingled walls and roofs match the historical house but without overhangs and trim. Large expanses of glass set in black steel frames punctuate the cedar walls. Tall red brick chimneys and landscape walls add vertical and horizontal elements, completing the composition. Save this picture!© Maxwell MacKenzieThe original house now contains the main entry and four bedrooms. The interiors are decidedly modern with white walls void of trim, casings, moldings and baseboard that engage white ash flooring. An open, floating staircase, glass walls, aluminum and stainless steel contribute to the modern palette of elements and materials. In juxtaposition to the primarily white interiors of the original house, the interior of the new living pavilion is rich with a variety material, including mahogany walls and ceilings, basalt flooring, white marble countertops and fireplace surround and stainless steel cabinetry. Walls of glass and a long skylight at the ridge allow light to flood the pavilion. Additional pavilions contain a bathroom, an exercise room and a screened porch. The screened porch, with Douglas-Fir walls and ceilings, is located at the end of the swimming pool and contains a fireplace allowing the space to be used late into the fall. Save this picture!© Maxwell MacKenzieThis project is intended to embrace a small, historical house, to restore it and allow it to contribute to the fabric of historical Lewes for many years to come. The project also attempts to provide generously proportioned, modern, light filled spaces that co-exist comfortably within the historical fabric. Save this picture!First Floor Plan (Before)Project gallerySee allShow lesseVolo 2014 Skyscraper CompetitionEventPassion House M1 / Arhitekt 11Selected Projects Share “COPY”center_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/417666/308-mulberry-robert-m-gurney-architect Clipboard Therese Baron Gurney, Baron Gurney Interiors Photographs:  Maxwell MacKenzie, Courtesy of Robert M. Gurney Architect Ilex Construction Landscape Designers: South Fork Studio Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/417666/308-mulberry-robert-m-gurney-architect Clipboard Houses CopyAbout this officeRobert M. Gurney ArchitectOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesLewesHousesUnited StatesPublished on August 21, 2013Cite: “308 Mulberry / Robert M. Gurney Architect” 21 Aug 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Average UK annual donation £4.40

AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  22 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 28 February 2000 | News Advertisement Charities Aid Foundation and the Institute of Fiscal Studies have carried out the latest survey of household giving in the UK. Findings released include the fact that the average amount donated per household has risen to £4.40 in 1997/98, up from an even more unimpressive £4.06 in 1994-95.Read the Individual Giving report from CAF. Average UK annual donation £4.40 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. read more

New fundraising conference launched for Ireland

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The programme moves from research, through to setting a fundraising strategy, getting donors, keeping donors, online fundraising, branding and bequest [legacy] fundraising. Speakers include Mary O’Kennedy of O’Kennedy Consulting, Kieron Kent from Forward Emphasis International, Andrew Scadding of Pattaya Orphanage Trust, Damian O’Broin of Ask Direct, Howard Lake of UK Fundraising, Bryan Miller of Whitewater and Professor Adrian Sargeant of Bristol Business School.Principal partner for the event is Fundraising Initiatives, partners are The Wheel and Forward Emphasis Interrnational. UK Fundraising is the media partner for the event. Blogs from speakers will be posted regularly on www.fundraising.co.uk/blogs/fundraisingireland2006 with updates on seminar content.A PDF of the programme is downloadable from UK Fundraising, or by emailing [email protected] or [email protected] Tagged with: Ireland A brand-new conference for fundraisers in Ireland is due to be held on 28 September in Dublin. ‘Fundraising Ireland 2006’ will offer a full day of seminars with an emphasis on individual giving bringing the brightest and best of fundraising techniques and thinking.The programme has been brought together by Penny Stephens of Back Page Books, who for almost eight years was editorial director of Professional Fundraising magazine in the UK. Although there are events for fundraisers in Ireland, this is based around individual giving and we hope it will fill a need in the sector , Stephens says. Ireland is a burgeoning environment for fundraisers and they are hungry for information.Fundraising Ireland 2006 brings together some of the most well-respected and knowledgeable speakers from both Ireland and the UK. An opening plenary by Deirdre Garvey, chief executive of The Wheel, will take an overview of the fundraising sector in Ireland, looking at its past, present and future. Advertisement New fundraising conference launched for Irelandcenter_img  23 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 16 July 2006 | News 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.last_img read more

CAF enquiry calls for a government ‘dossier’ of best practice and taskforce on digital giving

first_img The government should set up a “dossier of best practice in giving”, according to the report of CAF’s parliamentary inquiry into growing giving, which focuses heavily on the future role of digital giving, especially as a way of engaging with younger donors.The Report – Creating an Age of Giving – says the dossier would contain “successful examples of engagement” and would be updated regularly to include information about “new techniques and mechanisms that are making giving easier for donors and charities”.Citing the donations to spontaneous viral campaigns such as the ‘no make-up selfie’ on Twitter, the flood of giving to Stephen Sutton, and online initiatives such as #GivingTuesday, the report calls on the government to build on these developments.“The Cabinet Office in particular has the ability to compile information about the latest developments in giving,” the report says. “Harnessing the knowledge and resources available to the Cabinet Office and using its outreach and interaction with the sector to highlight best practice – updated regularly to reflect ongoing developments – would help to ensure the continual development of giving practices and techniques.”Innovation in Giving FundCAF’s report also says the government should work with the Innovation in Giving Fund – launched by the Cabinet Office in 2011 in partnership with NESTA – to establish an new digital giving taskforce.The taskforce – which would be made up of “technology and social media leaders and experts” – would “drive developments in digital giving, investigating how mechanisms can be reformed to make donations go further”.It would also explore how new digital practices can be “harnessed as a force for social good”.However, the report says that the growth of digital media “does not mean that other of media should be ignored”, adding that radio, newspapers and television are still “vital methods of communications that can be used to encourage people to give”. One recommendation is for the licences for all TV channels to stipulate a “modest” amount of broadcast time for programming aimed at fostering charitable giving.The report also endorses payroll giving and says that “steps must be taken to increase participation in payroll giving to match interest in this area”.But it makes not mention of how charities could or should improve other currently successful forms of mass donor acquisition and retention, such as street and doorstep face-to-face, telephone and direct mail.The full list of other recommendations from the report is:Education* Charity work becoming an integral part of careers advice, citizenship and personal development at schools* A social action section being added to UCAS forms* Student Unions increasing their promotion of volunteering programmes Charities* Younger people being given more opportunities to shadow charity trustees* National Citizen Service to focus on “entrenching social values”.Business* Businesses should create and promote giving models, such as the Young Philanthropy Syndicate* All MBA courses should contain a module on philanthropy* The job descriptions of senior executives should require leadership in “creating a socially responsible corporate culture”* Will makers prompting clients by mentioning that they can use their will to leave a legacy to charity.Government* The introduction of US-style Living Legacies – which provide people with tax effective ways to give to charity while they are still alive.* A post-careers advice service being set up for older people* Treasury to promote matched giving schemes.The Growing Giving Inquiry – led by Rt Hon David Blunkett MP – was established following the publication of research commissioned by CAF in 2012 showing that fewer households are participating in regular charitable giving.The full report and summaries of evidence can be downloaded from the Growing Giving Campaign website. Advertisement Howard Lake | 10 June 2014 | News Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Law / policy CAF enquiry calls for a government ‘dossier’ of best practice and taskforce on digital giving  36 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis 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.last_img read more

Bond to launch document detailing UK NGOs’ safeguarding commitment at International Summit

first_img Melanie May | 18 October 2018 | News About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com. Tagged with: International safeguarding  137 total views,  1 views today Bond to launch document detailing UK NGOs’ safeguarding commitment at International Summitcenter_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis8  138 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis8 UK NGOs will commit to working together today to tackle sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment in the aid and development sector at the UK International Safeguarding Summit.Bond, the UK network of international development NGOs, is to publish a document this afternoon (18 October), The UK NGO’s Commitment to Change in Safeguarding, detailing how the sector will work to this end. It pulls together seven months of work by its members to identify the best examples of safeguarding and child protection policies and practices from both the aid and humanitarian sector, as well as across the UK domestic sector.It also aims to demonstrates how the NGO sector will drive forward consistency and leadership on safeguarding to ensure that everyone works together to protect people from sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment.Within it, Bond members make 12 commitments, which will work to drive change in the following ways.Preventing abusers from joining organisations in future. The NGO sector is building on the experience of the domestic sector and working with the UK government to establish consistent and rigorous referencing and background checks for staff.Ensuring the sector listens to whistle-blowers and survivors and puts their safety and protection at the heart of reporting and complaints systems.Helping NGOs act on complaints swiftly, robustly and responsibly. This will include transparency when reporting incidents to the appropriate authorities whilst ensuring they protect and support survivors and victims throughout.Ensuring NGOs build organisational cultures that prevent abuse, embedding ethical behaviour which upholds honesty, dignity and respect for all.Judith Brodie, Interim CEO for Bond, said:“Today marks a turning point for the NGO sector and reflects our commitment to ensuring people are kept safe from harm. We have stronger understanding of where the inconsistencies and gaps are when it comes to reporting and handling incidents, as well as what we must do to address them. Some work has already begun which will, in the short term, result in an increase in reported incidents as people feel more confident speaking out.“For the longer term, solutions, such as global DBS checks or a potential passporting system, are being explored with the Home Office and DFID. As a sector we are determined to do all we can to ensure those we work with are safe and secure. This is about significant and sustainable change for the long-term.“Our 12 commitments show we are raising the bar on safeguarding, but this isn’t just about words – our commitments are backed up by much needed action.” Advertisementlast_img read more

Auction of new Scottish £20 notes raises £112,590 for Mental Health UK

first_img  707 total views,  6 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The front of the new £20 note features the portrait of Scottish novelist and poet, Sir Walter Scott, alongside the image of The Mound in Edinburgh. The red Forth Bridge remains on the reverse. Tagged with: Finance Money Scotland Auction of new Scottish £20 notes raises £112,590 for Mental Health UK  706 total views,  5 views today The Bank of Scotland has raised £112,590 for its charity of the year, Mental Health UK, through the auction of valuable versions of its upcoming £20 polymer note.There were 92 notes with desirable serial numbers up for grabs at the auction run by SPINKS in London on 12 February, with each one selling.Fifty commemorative notes were also available.  These feature the Queensferry Crossing on the reverse, as well as the most sought after serial numbers with the AA pre-fix. These are the only 50 to be printed with the AA pre-fix on the commemorative design. Advertisement Melanie May | 13 February 2020 | News Reverse of new £20 polymer note AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis One of the key security features of Bank of Scotland’s polymer notes is the anti-counterfeit ‘window effect’ in the image of The Mound on the note. The £20 polymer note features a holographic depth stripe, and the top of the foil includes a ‘Northern Lights’ effect when tilted.  In addition, the clouds adjacent to Victory will move left to right when tilted east to west.Brian Dow, Chief Executive of Mental Health UK, said:“At Mental Health UK we know there is a growing need for support for young people. That’s why, with funding from Bank of Scotland and the rest of Lloyds Banking Group, we created Bloom – the largest UK-wide programme for 14-18 year olds – which focuses on supporting young people’s mental health resilience. With this support we can expand the reach to over half a million young people, equipping them with the tools and knowledge needed to support their mental health now and in the future.”Tara Foley, Managing Director, Bank of Scotland said:“Thank you to everyone who bought one of these very special £20 polymer bank notes. Not only do they now own a piece of history, they have also put money towards a cause which is very close to our hearts at Bank of Scotland.” About Melanie May Melanie May is a journalist and copywriter specialising in writing both for and about the charity and marketing services sectors since 2001. She can be reached via www.thepurplepim.com.last_img read more