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For example, in the US stocks have been roaring upwards.However, the success of Britain’s vaccine rollout programme makes the UK look like a good place to invest right now. The pound sterling has been rising higher when measured against other currencies such as the US dollar and the euro. And I think those currency moves reflect optimism about the UK’s potential for a sharp economic recovery this year.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…I’d aim to buy the best FTSE sharesMeanwhile, many of Britain’s businesses occupy cyclical sectors that look well-placed to recover. But I wouldn’t invest just in those. The London market has many top-notch businesses doing well, both at home and abroad. I’d seek to build a diversified portfolio featuring cyclical recovery plays alongside high-flying businesses that perhaps attract higher valuations.I’d aim to diversify by investment style, sector and market capitalisation. But I reckon there’s a good chance the UK’s businesses will have a good year as 2021 unfolds. And I’m keen to back that conviction by investing in some of the best FTSE shares on offer.For example, housebuilder Persimmon could trade well through 2021. City analysts expect a robust single-digit percentage increase in earnings and the firm has been throwing out chunky shareholder dividends. The fundamentals of the sector look appealing to me. However, house prices look high. And any correction downwards could derail an investment in Persimmon.I’m keen on the ongoing recovery and growth potential at Premier Foods. The company owns many well-loved British food brands, such as Mr Kipling, Ambrosia, Batchelors, Homepride, Mc Dougall’s, OXO, Paxo and others. And, in January, the firm reported “another exceptional quarter of trading” as it continues to refresh its brands and turn the business around.But the pandemic has arguably created an unsustainable level of demand for home food. As we emerge from lockdowns, sales could decline for Premier Foods and my investment may suffer.Building back from the pandemicMeanwhile, SThree is a London-listed international staffing company. As the world rebuilds after the pandemic, I can imagine companies adding to their staff numbers and calling on the services of SThree. And City analysts have pencilled in some decent advances in earnings ahead.But the big risk for any investment is that economic recovery is delayed further by the pandemic. In such a scenario, those earning advances may not materialise and the share price could fall.I reckon Luceco has the potential to keep growing its earnings in the years ahead. The company makes and distributes wiring accessories, LED lighting, and portable power products. However, demand has been elevated while consumers spent more time and money at home during the lockdowns. As lockdowns ease, some of that demand could fall, but the wider ramp-up of general economic activity may offset that.I think the risks are balanced and I’d aim to overcome any short-term investment setback by holding my shares for the long term. 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. Kevin Godbold has no position in any share mentioned. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. 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Surely Cockerill regretted his actions, though this is rarely reiterated enough, but this line from the club spoke more of a sour taste at the handling of the incident. The RFU have come under fire for the length of time it took to rule on the matter and their conduct before and after. Cockerill has not been banned for the Montpellier fixture, meaning the Heineken Cup pool match against Treviso will be the last played out with the director of rugby.It must be understood that this is a punishment, however, and while his ban may be compared to that handed down to red-carded hooker Dylan Hartley who has shouldered an 11-week ban that also includes friendlies, the circumstances are slightly different.Unimpeded: Last time Tigers played Treviso in the HeinekenArguably, Hartley’s ban is a total-rugby ban, meant to starve the player of all action as penitence for his lapse in the final. Cockerill’s ban is meant to keep him from decision making so as to show him what affect his actions have on a whole team, hence the deliberate move to include a Heineken pool game.As the miscreant acts of both subjects came in the league’s showcase finale and because both men have previous, it will irk some that the decisions on both did not come at the same time with similar lengths of ban or start-times for the ban. Blab for a ban: Leicester Tigers’ Richard Cockerill gives the officials a piece of his mind during the Premiership finalBy Alan DymockHAD LEICESTER Tigers said: “we’re not angry, we’re just disappointed,” while spinning a ruddy-cheeked RFU spokesman towards the naughty step it would have had the same ring…Following an appeal to the nine-match touchline ban handed to Richard Cockerill – a punishment for his antics during the Aviva Premeirship final where he was ruled to direct obscene, inappropriate and/or unprofessional language and behaviour at fourth official Stuart Terheege – the head coach saw his ban brought forward to include two friendly matches, but not shortened.Seeing red: Hartley was also punished for conduct in the finalAfter this ruling, which saw two friendlies against Jersey and Ulster brought under the ban but not a friendly against French champions Montpellier, the East Midlands club released a scalding statement about their feelings on the matter.“We are pleased that the judgement vindicated our decision to appeal and we are grateful to the panel for the consideration that they showed,” the statement read, before changing tact: “although we await with interest the written judgement to see why the pre-season game against Montpellier falls into a different category than those against Jersey and Ulster.“We remain disappointed with the RFU’s conduct in this matter but, as we have previously stated, this is a matter we shall pursue privately.” Of course, it would have sent more of a message to keep Hartley’s ban from all competitive action while starting Cockerill’s ban from the same time or not amending their original decision. Clearly they wanted to the ban to come in for the Treviso match and they felt that keeping the ban at nine matches but bringing it forward would at least seem slightly more lenient. The one-match Montpellier oversight still jars, though, and speaks of uncertainty.When it comes to such matters, surely any concession at all makes the original decision makers ill at ease and portrays the ruling body as less than commanding. No wonder they are getting a finger wagged in their face and being told they may not get any supper. TREVISO, ITALY – DECEMBER 15: Thomas Waldrom (R) of Leicester Tigers in action during the Heineken Cup match between Benetton Treviso and Leicester Tigers at Stadio comunale di Monigo on December 15, 2012 in Treviso, Italy. (Photo by Dino Panato/Getty Images) LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS
VICTORIA, B.C. – The Government of British of Columbia has announced that five K-12 support staff agreements have been ratified by the local union, the local school district and the B.C. Public School Employers’ Association board of directors.According to the Government, these agreements were made under the Government’s Sustainable Services Negotiating Mandate and will focus on improving services for people and ensuring fair and affordable compensation.Some of the ratified agreements include:Three-year terms of from July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2022General wage increases of 2 percent per year- Advertisement -The ratifications complete the process begun by the September 2018 Provincial Framework Agreement, which paved the way for collective agreements to be negotiated between K-12 local support staff unions and the 60 public school district employers throughout B.C.For more information, you can visit the Province’s website.
A man has suffered serious injuries following an attack in Milford on Monday evening.The shocking incident occurred on Main Street Milford during daylight hours at around 5.45pm.The man was set upon and assaulted, resulting in a serious head injury. He was rushed by ambulance to hospital for treatment. Gardaí are investigating the attack and appealing for any witnesses to come forward.If you have any information, please contact Milford Garda station (074 915 3060) or the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111Man suffers serious head injury in daytime attack was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)
A petition requesting a temporary rule change restricting harvest of wild winter steelhead in the Oregon Southwest Zone, which includes the Chetco River, was submitted on Nov. 4 by a group of Oregon fishing guides to the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission. If accepted, the emergency rule change would go into effect on Jan. 1, 2020.According to the petition, the proposed temporary regulation changes will provide angling opportunity while reducing direct harvest and increase spawning escapement …