John Spencer

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Name: John Spencer
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

KiwiRail seeks productivity boost as losses mount

NEW ZEALAND's national railway KiwiRail has posted losses of $NZ 248m ($US 208m) for the 2013-14 financial year, which ended on June 30 2014, compared with a deficit of $NZ 174m in the previous financial year.Net operating profit slumped by 28% to $NZ ... [Published International Railway Journal - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

90% believe flexible working boosts employee morale

Nine out of ten (90%) respondents say that offering flexible working  arrangements is an effective way of improving employee morale and helping staff to achieve a better work-life balance, according to research by global workspace provider Regus.Its research, ... [Published Employee Benefits.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

KiwiRail review seeks long-term solutions

KiwiRail is looking for long-term funding options in a new review of its business.The state-owned rail operator has absorbed more than $1 billion of government funding from 2010 to 2015, excluding metro passenger transport, chairman John Spencer said ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Drop in earnings for Kiwirail

A frustrating financial year for Kiwirail has seen a 28 percent drop in its earnings.The company has just announced its 2014 annual result.Chairman John Spencer says it's been a challenging year, highlighted by the breakdown of the Aratere ferry, and ... [Published Newstalk ZB - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Third-place workspaces as well as flexible hours is key to success argues workplace provider

As the summer holidays draw to an end, many working parents will be appreciative of the benefits of flexible working. Now new research from Regus has highlighted the long-term benefits of agile working in helping employers to attract and retain staff. Prospective ... [Published Office Insight - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Lee’s Summit wants to collect delinquent ambulance bills

Lee’s Summit is getting ready to change the way it’s collecting fees owed for emergency medical services.The city bills about $2.2 million for emergency medical services, ambulance transfers and associated fees each year but gets stiffed on about 25 percent ... [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Employers remain unconviced of business advantages of flexible-working

Employers increasingly appreciate flexible working and believe it can improve staff morale and help to achieve a better work-life balance – while also boosting business productivity.However despite these and other perceived benefits, only half (49%) of ... [Published Workplace Savings & Benefits - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Balmain great regains passion

The wounds of his old club's merger with Wests haven't healed yet but for former Balmain great Gary Leo, the Wests Tigers' charge towards the National Rugby League title has him excited about rugby league again. The wounds of his old club's merger with ... [Published Daily Liberal - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Birmingham’s exporters are thriving – Regus research

New research from flexible workspace provider Regus demonstrates that Birmingham’s exporters are reporting significantly stronger company performances than their domestic-only counterparts, even as the UK economy returns to growth.The poll reveals that ... [Published Business Quarter Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Awards made at Leek High School

The group of award winners gathered at Leek High School.Leek High School student Daniel Bentley and some of his prize-winning artwork.Emily Vigrass who entertained guests as they arrived for the ceremony atLeek High School.ACHIEVEMENT in all its forms ... [Published Leek News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

APIL anger over discount rate delay

Spencer: Establishing a panel just creates yet another delayThe Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has reacted angrily to confirmation from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) of a further delay to the review of the discount rate for personal injury ... [Published Litigation Futures - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Expert accreditation scheme for whiplash claims “by end of year”, MoJ says

Spencer: “Pre-medical offers should be banned”The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has promised to roll out “a robust accreditation process” for medical experts in whiplash cases by the end of the year.Justice minister Lord Faulks said that banning law firms ... [Published Litigation Futures - Aug 06 2014]

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"at the end of the day we need to come up with a long term solution for rail" Mr Spencer said
Spencer told the same media briefing: "getting the business financially stable is still a significant challenge, we need an integrated game plan with the rest of the (national transport system."
UK CEO John Spencer said: "the recent regulatory changes give all staff the legal right to request flexible working, and the results of our latest research serve as a timely reminder of the wide-ranging benefits of this modern approach to work."
John Spencer, UK CEO at Regus commented: "the recent regulatory changes give all staff the legal right to request flexible working, and the results of our latest re serve as a timely reminder of the wide-ranging benefits of this modern approach to work. having a choice in where, when and how we work makes a huge difference to our overall happiness; it helps us cut down on the stress of a long commute, frees up time to cook and eat healthily, or simply helps us get home earlier."

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KiwiRail seeks productivity boost as losses mount [Published International Railway Journal - Sep 01 2014]
90% believe flexible working boosts employee mo... [Published Employee Benefits.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
Interislander looks abroad to replace Arahura [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 31 2014]
KiwiRail review seeks long-term solutions [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 31 2014]
John Candler Puts on Golden Performance [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Aug 31 2014]
Who is your favourite brand character? [Published Design Week - Aug 29 2014]
Ferry woes hit KiwiRail result [Published Dominion Post - Aug 29 2014]
Drop in earnings for Kiwirail [Published Newstalk ZB - Aug 29 2014]
KiwiRail loss widens to $248M as talks on its f... [Published Yahoo! Xtra Business - Aug 29 2014]
Sheldon, Nuovo win Vt. House primary in Middlebury [Published Addison County Independent - Aug 28 2014]
Third-place workspaces as well as flexible hour... [Published Office Insight - Aug 28 2014]
Flexible working gives businesses “significant ... [Published HR Grapevine - Aug 28 2014]
Flexible working “key to workforce happiness” [Published Pay and Benefits - Aug 28 2014]
Lee’s Summit wants to collect delinquent ambula... [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 27 2014]
'Killjoys' TV Show: First Look At Interplanetar... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Aug 27 2014]
Employers remain unconviced of business advanta... [Published Workplace Savings & Benefits - Aug 27 2014]
Flexible working – not just for the summer holi... [Published Noodls - Aug 27 2014]
Balmain great regains passion [Published Daily Liberal - Aug 27 2014]
Eagles open '14 season vs. Kamehameha [Published Auburn Journal - Aug 27 2014]
Awards made at Leek High School [Published Leek News - Aug 26 2014]
APIL anger over discount rate delay [Published Litigation Futures - Aug 26 2014]
Further delay to discount rate decision [Published Law Society Gazette - Aug 26 2014]
Birmingham’s exporters are thriving – Regus res... [Published Business Quarter Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
Watch Live: New Horizons Crosses Neptune’s Orbi... [Published Universe Today - Aug 25 2014]
Perry Bus Routes [Published The Argus-Press - Aug 25 2014]
New Horizons Pluto mission panels on NASA TV [Published HobbySpace - Aug 25 2014]
Alan Alda, Kyle Chandler among personal favorit... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 25 2014]
The 21 best hotels in America [Published Thrillist - Aug 25 2014]
Exporters gain advantage over domestic only bus... [Published Business Leader - Aug 22 2014]
Middlebury Democrats ready for primary [Published Addison County Independent - Aug 21 2014]
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