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Fostering in England 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016

Fostering in England 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016

On the surface, the fostering picture seems little changed from the previous year, but there is perceptible movement beneath. Overall there were very slightly fewer fostering households as at 31 March 2016 compared to the previous year. The exception to this was family and friends households, which increased leading to an increase in the number of approved places in the LA sector. The provision of short breaks-only households continued to fall. The majority of short-term, short breaks- only, and long-term/permanent placements were offered by LAs while IFAs offered most emergency, parent and child, and multi-dimensional treatment placements. 1
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Fostering in England 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016

Fostering in England 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016

collection opened, which required additional QA by Ofsted, rather than being something that the agencies could check themselves; there were also areas which needed further clarification in the guidance. Some agencies also reported that they were unable to provide some data items; for example, one local authority recorded that they are unable to report on the status of foster carers’ training completion; and in some cases there were errors in the returns that could not be resolved prior to the production of this report, such as IFAs recording that they had Family and Friends carers in post. As a result, we are aware that the data may not be as robust as hoped. We are working with data suppliers to ensure that these issues are resolved for 2016-17, including asking data suppliers to volunteer to “beta test” the form to spot any issues specific to their agency data so that these can be resolved before the collection opens.
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Consolidated Financial Statements for the First Nine Months of FY2016 April 1, 2015, to December 31, 2015 (The Year Ending March 31, 2016)

Consolidated Financial Statements for the First Nine Months of FY2016 April 1, 2015, to December 31, 2015 (The Year Ending March 31, 2016)

Regarding the pachislot machines business, sales amounted to ¥22.1 billion, a increase of 17.9% compared with the same period of the previous year, and operating income was ¥4.7 billion, a increase of 15.8%. Sales of pachislot machines amounted to 67,000 units. Major titles released included Pachislot Macross Frontier 2 Bonus Live Ver. (introduced in September 2015) under the SANKYO brand, and EVANGELION-Spear of Hope (introduced in June 2015) and EVANGELION-Tamashii wo Tsunagumono (introduced in December 2015) under the Bisty brand.

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Volume 05  Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

Volume 05 Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

Excel and Eviews softwares were used. Data were daily recordings for S&P 500 index, for 1 year (stock exchange), from 05.01.2015 to 31.12.2015, with a total of 258 observations. The goal is to estimate the future value of the index for 30 days, using an

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Young People’s Statistics from the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS): 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017

Young People’s Statistics from the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS): 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017

Although the number of younger children (under 14) in treatment is relatively low, it has increased from 1,219 in 2014-15 to 1,342 in 2016-17 (a 10% increase). The recently published schools survey ‘Smoking, drinking and drug use among young people in England’ indicated an increase in lifetime prevalence of drug use among 11-15 year olds in the latest year (2016). Although these findings are not directly related, they may indicate that the increasing numbers coming into treatment do reflect a change in patterns of use. However, it is too early to draw any firm conclusions and data over a longer period is needed. Any substance misuse among this age group is concerning, as they are likely to be at risk of other harms than alcohol or drug use alone. In these cases, safeguarding needs to be a priority, and wider aspects of the child’s life needs to be addressed, in addition to their substance misuse.
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Annual Plan Summary. April 1, 2016 March 31, 2017

Annual Plan Summary. April 1, 2016 March 31, 2017

 Oversight of ten DFTA-contracted Title III-E National Family Caregiver Support Programs is provided by HCC. These community based organizations support caregivers by providing information on long term care topics and resources, assist caregivers in accessing benefits and entitlements, provide individual counseling, support groups, and care-related training, link with in-home, congregate, and overnight respite care, and offer supplemental supportive services. Grandparents or other older relatives with the sole responsibility for raising their grandchildren age 18 and under are also eligible for services, as are older adults caring for their adult disabled child. Nearly 7,000 caregivers have been served in 2015 through this program.
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Fostering 2013-14, England, 1 April 2013 - 31 March 2014 : final

Fostering 2013-14, England, 1 April 2013 - 31 March 2014 : final

Ofsted received data returns from 99% of LA fostering services and IFAs eligible to return data. This represented a one percentage point increase on the response rate from the previous year. A small number of returns contained data inaccuracies which were not able to be reconciled. These data have been included in the national, LA and IFA data and in this report, with an acknowledgement where necessary. Responses were received from 151 LAs in England. A total of six LAs operate under three joint

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Volume 05  Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

Volume 05 Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

Developing countries have received little attention from an innovation perspective. In developing countries, there has been a lack of positive economic goals and visions which could guide the transformation from the current high carbon resource inefficient economy to low carbon resource efficient economy [8]. There is a need to carry out internationally comparable eco-innovation studies in developing countries. Researches to measure environmental innovation strategies and drivers based on developing countries are very useful. But, there is a lack of the available required data sources, and there is a lack of standard methods to perform such a comparison [9]. This paper contributes to filling this gap in the literature. Therefore this study was performed in a developing country, Turkey. Research questions of the study are (1) Does capital structure has any effects on green capabilities of the companies in developing countries? (2) Can international companies from developed countries make any contribution to the companies of developing companies about green capabilities?
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Volume 05  Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

Volume 05 Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

points collected by travelling on Saudi Airlines is something the members always may be interested but the results show that only 31.3% of the members agree that it is easy to redeem the collected points in contrast 41.4% disagreed that it is easy to redeem the collected points, 27.3% somewhat agreed that it is easy to redeem the collected points to avail the promised benefits. The last variable enquired about how strongly they agree that ‘Alfursan program is good’. Majority 44.9% said they disagreed that Alfursan is a good program, only 32% agreed that it is a good program, and 23.1% said that they somewhat agreed that it is a good program. In figure 1, the grey line represents the disagreement of the respondents and it is very clearly above the agreed and somewhat agreed lines for almost all the points (variables). It would be worth mentioning here that the passengers who somewhat agree are vulnerable, they may move either in agreed category or may easily join the disagreed group.
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Adoption 2013-14, period covered : 1 April 2013 - 31 March 2014

Adoption 2013-14, period covered : 1 April 2013 - 31 March 2014

The focus of all adoption agencies is on placing children successfully into adoptive families who the agency recruits, assesses, prepares and supports, so they will meet the children’s needs and enable them to develop and achieve throughout their lives. The services maintained by local authorities are described in section 3(1) of the Adoption and Children Act 2002. Local authorities place children with adoptive families recruited and approved by themselves, by other local authorities or by voluntary adoption agencies who must register with Ofsted. Adoption agencies may also provide birth records, counselling and
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Volume 05  Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

Volume 05 Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

Enonomy development of South East Asia countries especially Indonesia, Malaysia, Philipines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, reach 5,0 percent on 2011, and targeted became 5,6 percent during 2012- 2016, two percent lower than 2010. Request from outside wasn't grow too much, therefore ASEAN economy was change to domestic development activator within middle period and became to found "pertumbuhan hijau" as alternative strategy to longterm development. Perceived global uncertainty and new challenge, development characteristic in Asia was change became more balance. New type of economy development was needed in Sout East Asia, global umcertainty was chance to recreate development' [1].
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Terms and Conditions UOB Insurance Promotion (1 January 31 March 2016)

Terms and Conditions UOB Insurance Promotion (1 January 31 March 2016)

2.2 The Eligible Customer is required to complete a Gift Option Form (in such form prescribed by UOB at its discretion) to confirm whether the Eligible Customer is choosing to receive either (i) One (1) applicable Gift; or, where applicable, (ii) the applicable Voucher, subject to the Eligible Customer fulfilling all the conditions set out in Paragraphs 2.1(a), 2.1(b), 2.1(c) or 2.1(d), will be entitled to the applicable Gift or, where applicable, Voucher. In addition to the other terms of the Promotion and for the avoidance of doubt:-

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PRICE WATCH February 2015 Prices March 31, 2015

PRICE WATCH February 2015 Prices March 31, 2015

Central Asia: Regional wheat grain production in 2014 was below average in Kazakhstan (regional exporter) and Tajikistan (regional importer) and above average in Pakistan (regional exporter) and Afghanistan (regional importer). Supply and price trends therefore varied considerably by country. Wheat flour export prices in Kazakhstan, the region’s largest producer and exporter, were stable between November 2014 and February 2015, but approximately 20 percent above their respective 2013 and five-year average levels. . As a result of adequate carry-over stocks from 2013, the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan has estimated national grain reserves at nearly seven million metric tons. To date, these reserves have been adequate to satisfy regional demand, albeit at slightly higher prices. Wheat flour prices rose considerably over the second half of 2014 in Tajikistan due to the effects of below-average production in 2014 coupled with the effects of higher export prices from Kazakhstan. By January 2015, the average national wheat flour price reached near record levels. Conversely, in Pakistan, another regional exporter, both wheat grain and flour prices were lower than February 2014 across most markets due to adequate supply from 2014 production and international imports. In Afghanistan wheat flour prices were stable throughout much of 2014 due to the effects of above-average local production and ample imports from
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Volume 05  Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

Volume 05 Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

identify the statement of the problem, by interacting with consumers in order to know their interest in private label household cleaning products. There are many factors affecting the consumer buying behavior, but only few of them have a greater impact on the consumer. Convenience sampling was used and the sample size was 220 consumers at major retail outlets in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack city. A questionnaire was used to obtain the data. Factor Analysis was used in the study. A Five Point Semantic Differential Scale was also used in the study as a rating tool with value 1 being Poor and 5 being Excellent.
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Volume 05  Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

Volume 05 Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

For statistical analysis we divide amount borrowed by the household size to use per capita borrowing for each household (borpc). We also construct several categorical variables in the data. Org_market indicates whether a household obtained a loan or not (1 or 0) from an organized financial institution. Gender equals 0 for female and 1 for male. Households in rural location (rural) receive 1 and those in urban areas 0. If a household has received remittance money in the survey year, Rem_YesNo equals 1, else it is 2, and similarly if the household owns any property other than house and land, Own_prpty equals 1, else it equals 0. Continuous variables include total income (Tot_incm), amount borrowed per capita (borpc), remittance received (Remit_rec), age (age) of the household head, number of children (Nchild), and years of schooling completed (Educ_level)
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Volume 05  Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

Volume 05 Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

At the time of expansion of the knowledge- based economy, the theory of human capital is referred to more and more commonly [1-2]. If we assume that the discounted sum of expected incomes is a measure of this capital, it becomes obvious that the current and expected payments constitute its exemplification. Facing the choice between maintaining the status quo in education and payments and losing profits by means of the current payments resulting from replacing the labour time with the time devoted to education in the hope that a better job and a higher level of remunerations can be obtained in the future, the entity will make a decision to invest in itself only if the discounted sum of profits on that prospective investment remains at least equal to the discounted sum of losses.
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Volume 05  Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

Volume 05 Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

0.721 (72.1%) explain the reliability of the data. The evolution shows a positive relationship, an increase in crude oil price led to an increase in foreign reserves during the analyzed period. Crude oil price rose from $25.6 to $138.76 per barrel in 2008 pre- crisis period, thus leading to an upsurge of the external reserves from $5.8 billion to $62.1 billion. During the global crisis, the downward sloping of the crude oil price depleted the external reserves to an average of $46.5 billion. In the post crisis, the price of crude oil has been below $50 per barrel, and external reserves has suffers continues decline, recording only $30 billion as of November 26 th , 2015 [1]. Even Saudi Arabia
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Volume 05 Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

successful management such that with high carrying costs companies cannot afford to have money tied up in excess inventories. Inventory management as observed Olowolaju [1] is crucial to organisation success since holding too little or too much stock has negative effect on the organisation’s performance. The major objective of inventory control is to determine and maintain the optimum level of investment in inventory. Inventory managements desire that inventory level which minimizes the total cost associated with inventory i.e. the optimal and most economical level [2]. Too much inventory consumes physical space, creates financial burden, and increases possibility of damage, spoilage and loss. In this context the lean production principle pioneered by Womack et al [3] has been linked to reduced inventories on the other hand, too little inventory often disrupts manufacturing
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Volume 05  Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

Volume 05 Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

revenue adequacy, economic efficiency, equity, fairness and simplicity [18]. The value added tax was introduced in India in place of sales tax from April, 2005. Ajitava et al [34] observed that, though these taxes are in the domain of different state governments within the country’s federal set up, it is widely acclaimed to be a better system than the sales tax in India on grounds of efficiency in tax collection. According to Margalioth and Reuven [35], there seems to be a general agreement that consumption taxation such as VAT is superior to income taxation in developing countries in terms of efficiency as well as redistribution. The tax rate of 12.5% was fixed on implementation by a meeting of different state level finance minister in New Delhi to boost tax revenue [5].
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Volume 05  Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

Volume 05 Issue 02: (2016) March-April 2016

Corporate leadership structure can be divided into combined leadership structure and separated leadership structure [1]. This has something to do with the position of the chairman of the board and CEO. Efficiency in monitoring management could be enhanced through CEO- chairman duality, where a single person assumes the position of chairman and CEO simultaneously because less contracting is needed and information asymmetry is reduced [2]. However, it was found that there is a negative relationship between CEO duality and corporate performance. The argument is that the CEO who is also a board chair will have a concentrated power base that will allow him or her to make decisions in their own-self interest and at the expense of shareholders. Jensen [3] maintained that the combined structure is an appropriate way to design one of the most critical power relationships in the firm.
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