Lloyds Banking Group raises £3 million for British Heart Foundation

first_imgLloyds Banking Group raises £3 million for British Heart Foundation Howard Lake | 9 January 2011 | News The British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) Charity of the Year partnership with Lloyds Banking Group has raised over £3 million, beating its original target by £1 million.The partnership began in July 2008 following a staff vote, with an initial fundraising target of £2 million. This would be used to fund 15 BHF Heart Nurses. The partnership was subsequently extended to raise a further £1 million to fund 12 additional Heart Health Professionals.Lloyds Banking Group employees and customers have been raising money for the BHF by taking part in a variety of fundraising activities and events across the UK, including group-wide quizzes, fitness challenges, sponsored events, in-branch collections and supporting the BHF’s national shop campaign ‘the BIG Donation’.Peter Hollins, Chief Executive at the BHF thanked Lloyds Banking Group staff and customers, saying: “Thousands of heart patients throughout the UK will be able to benefit from specialist nurse treatment thanks to their efforts. To achieve £3 million is astonishing and we are extremely grateful to have had their support over the last two and a half years.”www.bhf.org.uk AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: charity of the year corporate  57 total views,  2 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.last_img read more

“Not A Special Case, Client’s Profile Does Not Matter”: Delhi HC Adjourns MJ Akbar’s Plea Against Priya Ramani’s Acquittal In Criminal Defamation Case Till August 11

first_imgNews Updates”Not A Special Case, Client’s Profile Does Not Matter”: Delhi HC Adjourns MJ Akbar’s Plea Against Priya Ramani’s Acquittal In Criminal Defamation Case Till August 11 Nupur Thapliyal5 May 2021 12:08 AMShare This – xRefusing to list the case anytime before August, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday listed to August 11 hearing in the appeal by former Union Minister MJ Akbar challenging the acquittal of journalist Priya Ramani in the criminal defamation case filed by him over the “metoo” sexual harassment allegations made by her.A single judge bench comprising of Justice Mukta Gupta however called for the record of the trial court with regards to the case in hand.Advertisement The development came after the Court was hearing Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra appearing on behalf of MJ Akbar who suggested the Bench to list the case to an earlier date from August.”This is a special category case, your lordships. Kindly list this to some time before August.” Luthra requested the Court.Rejecting the aforesaid request, Justice Mukta Gupta orally remarked thus:”This is not a special case. There are other important matters right now. Profiles of the clients do not matter. List this in August.” Advertisement The matter was then posted for August 11 by the Court.The criminal defamation case was filed by MJ Akbar in a Delhi Court in October 2018, after he was accused by several women of sexual harassment, following a tweet by Ramani as part of the ‘#MeToo’ movement, revealing that the person referred to as a sexual harasser in an earlier article written by her in ‘The Vogue’ was Akbar.A Delhi Court on February 17 acquitted Priya Ramani in the Case.Advertisement Advertisement “Woman has a right to put up the grievance at any platform of her choice even after decades. Woman cannot be punished for raising voice agains sex abuse . Right to reputation cannot be protected at the cost of right to dignity”, the trial Court observed while acquitting Priya Ramani in the case.Senior Advocate Geeta Luthra represented Mr. MJ Akbar whereas Ms. Priya Ramani was represented by Senior Advocate Rebecca John before the Delhi Court.TagsDelhi High Court MJ Akbar v. Priya Ramani MJ Akbar Defamation Case MJ Akbar Priya Ramani Criminal Defamation Case Me Too India Justice Mukta Gupta Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more