Boino retires in style

first_imgBoino out ran his younger country men by three metres to the finish line at the BSP Stadium.PNG dominated the men’s event, winning all three medals on offer.The Pacific Games record holder with a time of 50.96 seconds ran in lane three, and had to make up yards to catch the start leader Gime at the final 150 metre mark.Turning the bend,  Boino came powering over the hurdles, using is legs and arm to take him home with a winning time of 52.51s.And Peniel Joshua (53.14s) and Wala Gime (53.70s) of PNG finished second and third respectively.Boino ends his carrier at the track where he started and dominated the 400m hurdles for the last 20 years.last_img read more

Barclays Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Air Force recognised for familyfriendly best

first_imgBanking organisations Barclays and Lloyds Banking Group, law firm Lewis Silkin and the Royal Air Force are among the winning organisations recognised at Working Families’ best practice awards 2018.The awards, now in their ninth year, celebrate organisations that are establishing a supportive workplace culture and implementing family-friendly policies for working parents. The shortlisted entries were reviewed anonymously by an expert judging panel across 13 different categories.The winners were announced at an awards ceremony on Wednesday 20 June 2018 at Vintners’ Hall in London.The winning employers included the Ministry of Justice, which received the Best flexible working initiative award in recognition of its Smarter Working programme. Energy and services organisation Centrica was named winner in the Carers UK best for carers and eldercare category for its carers network, introduced in 2005, and its paid care leave, which helps staff to manage caring responsibilities. The UBS best for fathers award went to retail organisation Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, which helps fathers create a good work-life balance by offering enhanced paternity leave, shared parental leave, workshops for fathers and a family buddy system.The full list of winners is:My Family Care best for mothers: Royal Air Force.UBS best for fathers: Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield.Carers UK best for carers and eldercare: Centrica.Cityparents best family network: Barclays.Cityparents best innovation: Lewis Silkin.Best for flexible recruitment: KnownFour.Government Equalities Office best returner programme: Lloyds Banking Group.Best for embedded flexibility: Barclays.Best flexible working initiative: Ministry of Justice.Best for line manager support: Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield.Best small employer: Independent Living Fund Scotland and Pursuit Marketing.Best public sector employer: Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Royal Air Force.Best large private sector employer: Lloyds Banking Group.Sarah Jackson OBE, chief executive officer at Working Families, said: “With a record number of entries and categories, the message from this year’s awards is loud and clear; the UK’s employers’ spirit of creativity and innovation in the work-life balance space is alive and well.“The common thread running through this year’s collection of best practice is that employers are really working to establish family-friendly workplace cultures, which our research shows is key to unlocking parents’ potential. Whether it’s getting women returners back, or getting more men to take shared parental leave, employer activity is as much about the culture within the organisation as it is about the policy itself.”last_img read more

Road rage shooting injures 1 in Miami Gardens

first_imgMIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) – A road rage incident led to a shooting in Miami Gardens that injured one person.Police said the road rage incident occurred just before 5:15 p.m. Friday, near Hard Rock Stadium.7Skyforce HD was over the scene where a black pick-up truck could be seen at a Speedway gas station, along Northwest 27th Avenue and 199th Street.According to police, there was a dispute between two people in their vehicles when one shot was fired. Officials said the person, who was shot in the lower extremity, tried to drive himself to the hospital in his truck, but he only managed to get to the Speedway gas station.Miami-Dade Fire Rescue arrived at the gas station and transported him to an area hospital. He is expected to be OK.Police are now looking for the second driver involved in the incident. They believe the shot was fired from a gray 1999 or 2000 GMC Jimmy SUV with a newer paint job.If you have any information on this incident, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward. Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more