Investor appetite for UK shares has recovered a bit in recent days. But, broadly speaking, buyer interest remains insipid at best. The FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 have failed to gain any meaningful traction following the rebound of early spring. Serious fears over Covid-19 and US-China trade wars mean any vault higher can’t be expected any time soon.Why not use this as an opportunity to get ahead of the curve? There’s a huge number of top-quality UK shares that are still trading way below value following the 2020 stock market crash. 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The technology solution developed by the two firms will allow The Raiser’s Edge®, Blackbaud’s fundraising software, and Tickets.com’s Ticketing Software to communicate. The result is a system that coordinates the critical fundraising, patron management and ticketing functions and, say Blackbaud, “increases the nonprofit’s ability to successfully develop key relationships.” AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Fundraising/membership technology provider Blackbaud and Tickets.com, the global live events ticketing solutions provider, have announced have announced a partnership to help non-profits integrate their fundraising and ticketing functions.Blackbaud and Tickets.com’s new partnership will aim to serve the 10,000 or so US non-profits, including museums, performing arts groups, zoos, aquariums and botanical gardens, that operate box offices that sell tickets for entry to the organisation’s grounds or to events and concerts.Staff selling tickets need access to certain fundraising data and vice versa. For example, the box office staff needs to know that the person purchasing a ticket is a major donor and should receive priority seating and special discounts. Fundraisers need to have access to data showing which prospective donors often attend events and might be interested in giving to the organisation. Advertisement 17 total views, 1 views today 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. Howard Lake | 13 October 2002 | News Blackbaud and Tickets.com Partner to help non-profit box-offices
Home / Daily Dose / Industry Veteran of 35 Years Announces Retirement The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Previous: Counsel’s Corner: Challenges and Changes in Servicing Next: Politics, Housing, and its Impact on Foreign Buyers Sign up for DS News Daily Print This Post Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Share Save Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago After more than 12 years of service, ProVest CRO Victor Draper has announced he will be stepping down, DS News has learned. Draper has spent more than 35 years in the mortgage default industry and says he will continue to support the sector in retirement. Draper recently spoke to DS News about his career, discussing his accomplishments, most important lessons learned, and how the industry has changed over the years.In a statement, Draper said, “After more than 35 years in the mortgage default industry, I am excited to see what the next chapter in life may hold. I am looking forward to spending quality time with my wife, Deanna, my four children, and my granddaughter.”Draper credits one of his most significant accomplishments as “putting together a team of people with different thoughts and ideas and watching them collaborate, respect, and learn from their differences and accomplish great things.”Prior to his time at ProVest, Draper operated Universal Default Services (UDS), a New York-based process-service and skip-tracing firm that was acquired by ProVest in January 2007. Before that, he led the default services department at Countrywide Financial Corporation. According to Draper, his time at ProVest strongly benefited from the lessons he learned earlier in his career, working in default servicing.“Understanding the entire life cycle of a mortgage default allowed me to zone in and focus on a specific and critical process within that cycle,” Draper said. “Every day a loan is in default creates a greater risk and increases potential loss. I knew that performing the service of process and skip-tracing with the utmost speed and quality would be paramount to minimizing that risk and loss.”Draper looked back on several momentous changes during his time in the industry, most notably, in the area of collaboration.“I am thankful for the enhanced collaboration between servicers, law firms, and vendors in recent years,” Draper told DS News. “Not just across these lines but also within each sector. Law firms are collaborating with other law firms on how to best represent the industry and their collective clients. While there is still aggressive competition, the spirit of cooperation is now the best I have ever witnessed.”“Victor Draper has committed more than three decades of his life to serving the mortgage industry and the American homeowner,” said Ed Delgado, President & CEO, Five Star Global. “He leaves the industry better and stronger than he found it, and I congratulate him for a noteworthy career and wish him the best in his future endeavors.” The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Industry Veteran of 35 Years Announces Retirement About Author: Seth Welborn Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago July 17, 2019 2,303 Views Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago ProVest Victor Draper 2019-07-17 Seth Welborn Tagged with: ProVest Victor Draper Related Articles Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago in Daily Dose, Featured, Loss Mitigation, News The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Subscribe
Oxford was to be the capital of Hitler’s new kingdom, according to invasion plans unearthed at the Bodleian Library, announce staff earlier this week. Documents detailing Operation Sea Lion are published this week, revealing how German researchers were employed to find out details of local road systems, geography, units of measurements, money and even translations of some Welsh words, all to be used by invading forces when they landed.According to Oana Romocea, spokesman for the Bodleian Library, “It’s thought Hitler was never intent on bombing Oxford because he wanted to make it the new capital of his new kingdom.”Of course, Operation Sea Lion was unsuccessful. The plan was to be put into action in 1940, but by September of that year it was abandoned, with the Nazi forces only advancing as far as the Channel Islands. The details of these plans, which were meticulously recorded, will be published in two books, entitled The German Invasion Plans and Instructions for British Servicemen in Germany, 1944. They are intended as a follow-up to the very successful Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain, 1942 and Instructions for British Servicemen in France, 1944.