Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Some Royal Mail Share Certificates Issued In Error

The Telegraph reports that an employee of Equiniti, the firm handling Royal Mail shares bought via the Government's website, has admitted that a software error was responsible for investors being mistakenly issued with share certificates, according to one shareholder.

The shareholder contacted The Telegraph to say that a member of the company's call centre staff, had "spilt the beans" about the error on the Equiniti web page on which customers chose how they wanted to hold the shares.

The receipt of physical certificates can delay the speed at which an investor wishes to sell/receive the proceeds from the sale of his/her share allocation.

When asked previously about the large numbers of people who claimed to have received unwanted certificates, Equiniti said:
"We have investigated cases which have been brought to our attention and in these cases our records show that share certificates were opted for."

Cozy sweatshirt ...

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                                                                                              boots: thanks to choies / here,
                                                                                              leggings: zara,
                                                                                              sweatshirt: c&a,
                                                                                              sunglasses: ray ban,
                                                                                              bag: thanks to oasap /here,
                                                                                              ring: morellato /here,
                                                                                              bracelet: morellato /here,
                                                                                              watch: morellato /here,
                                                                                              ph. Masa


You know how much I love cozy outfits and this one is a true example of that. New leather leggings, biker boots with hidden wedge, and oversized sweatshirt which I borrowed from my sis. :)
Hope you will like it!





Tuesday, October 29, 2013

A week in Paris (video)



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Remember the trip to Paris in February with my girl Jelena? Well, I recorded a few short clips of our crazy week in this gorgeous city and finally managed to find some time to edit and upload it! Its recorded with Samsung Galaxy camera, and the picture is perfect on the computer, but Youtube converted into lower quality unfortunately, so this is the best online version of it.
In this short video, you can see some parts of fashion shows, H&M party, night out at famous Costes, our daily taxi rides through the whole city, our big room at The Westin Paris - Vendôme  and some other things. :) 
Hope you will like it! 




Monday, October 28, 2013

Sunset glory ...

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                                                                                                shoes: mango,
                                                                                                pants: zara,
                                                                                                sweatshirt: terranova,
                                                                                                jacket: zara,
                                                                                                watch: morellato (here),
                                                                                                sunglasses: raen,
                                                                                                ring: morellato (here),
                                                                                                bracelet: morellato (here),
                                                                                                ph. Masa


New leopard pants and  favorite pieces from Morellato were perfect choice for the fashion show which I attended on the Saturday night. Before it started, I managed to snap these great photos during the gorgeous sunset!
Hope you will like it!

Friday, October 25, 2013

UK Economy Grows By 0.8%

ONS statistics published today show that Britain's economy grew by 0.8% between July and September of this year, that is the best performance since Q2 2010. The services sector accounted for the majority of the growth, itself growing by 0.7%.

It is encouraging to note that Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has said that the Bank will not rush to raise interest rates or withdraw support for banks.

Now if the government could only bring itself to simplify the tax system, and indeed lower taxes, we might be assured that this growth can be maintained!

Pencil skirt and leather jacket ...

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                                                                                              shoes: mango,
                                                                                              skirt: thanks to sheinside (here),
                                                                                              shirt: h&m,
                                                                                              jacket: zara,
                                                                                              bag: thanks to oasap (here),
                                                                                              ring: parfois,
                                                                                              sunglasses: raen,
                                                                                              watch: michael kors,
                                                                                              ph. Maja

Last weekend I decided to create one more non typical look for the office. Instead of black pencil skirt I picked the one with the flowers ( you can use any print that you like) and simple white t-shirt in combination with leather jacket and black shoes.
Do you like it? 



Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The Dangers of Contactless Cards

There has been some controversy over the security of "contactless" payment cards (which don't require Pin numbers, merely contact with a reader for payments of up to £20).

All well and good, so long as the right card makes the payment and the wrong one doesn't make a payment when it merely passes by a reader (primed to deduct a payment) because it is in someone's pocket/wallet.

The banking industry have denied there is such a problem.

However, First Direct has written to its customers, as per the Telegraph:
"We have made changes to clarify that if you have a contactless debit card you must remove it from your wallet or purse before using it to make a contactless payment."
A spokeswoman said:
"If you don't remove cards from your wallet there is a danger the payment may be taken from the wrong card. It could be a bit of a nightmare if it came from a card where there wasn't enough money."
In other words there is a potential problem with these cards, not least the possibility that a suitably well positioned felon (ie standing near a person who has a contactless card) with technical knowledge could electronically pick your pocket!

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Leather in the city ...

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                                                                                             sandals: zara,
                                                                                             pants: pull&bear,
                                                                                             shirt: h&m,
                                                                                             belt: h&m,
                                                                                             blazer: zara,
                                                                                             sunglasses: ray ban,
                                                                                             watch: michael kors,
                                                                                             ph. Maja

And I'm back with my old crush - glossy pants.
I decided to matched them with oversized shirt and long blazer and only a few accessories so this belt can steal the spot.
Do you like it?

p.s. thanks to the girl who said Hi while we were shooting these photos! :)

Monday, October 21, 2013

Greece's Budget Deficit Falls

Apparently, if statistics from eurostat can be believed, Greece's budget deficit for 2012 has been revised down from 10% of GDP to 9%

However, before popping the champagne corks, it should be remembered that debt stands at 156.9% of GDP.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Back to lace ...

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                                                                                              boots: zara,
                                                                                              dress: zara,
                                                                                              belt: mango,
                                                                                              jacket: thanks to sheinside (here),
                                                                                              sunglasses: ray ban,
                                                                                              watch: michael kors,
                                                                                              rings: h&m,
                                                                                              ph. Masa


Love these sunny days in October when you can still wear bare legs with boots and some jackets. Last weekend I picked my old lace dress and paired it with another bomber jacket and some accessories.
Do you like it?


p.s. the Giveaway winner is bloggerlover91@gmail.com congrats! Thank you for participating hope that we will repeat it soon! 

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Feminine Sport ...

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                                                                                              shoes: bershka,
                                                                                              pants: h&m,
                                                                                              sweater: mango,
                                                                                              blazer: thanks to sheinside (here),
                                                                                              sunglasses: ray ban,
                                                                                              watch: michael kors,
                                                                                              ph. Maja


You always ask me to create some looks for job, and here is my version of it. The sporty trend is something that I already wore, but this time I mixed sweatshirt with classic black pants and blazer to achieve more strict look. Comfortable and chic at the same time!
Do you like it?





Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Usce Shopping Center campaign and other news ...

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                                                                                  Jelena and I with our photographer Milos Nadazdin




If you are following me on the Instagram, you probably now how I spent my hectic summer, juggling between my daily job and shootings. Enough said.
And today, I'm  finally sharing with you how my vacation look liked without sand and sea. Not bad at all!:)
My partner in crime Jelena and I were invited to participate in big campaign for our biggest shopping mall Usce, and we are pretty much honored because of that.
Three important things happen:
1. We became one of the promo faces for Usce Shopping Center - we are seeing our faces everywhere :)
2. We shot our first commercial where I actually speak something and it sounds funny :)
3. We started to blog for this shopping mall and we really enjoy!
How great is that? Now, you can follow us there too for shopping and lifestyle updates!Click HERE!
Also we ended up on the billboards through the city and elevators and doors in this shopping mall! Strange but great feeling at the same time! :)

Huge thanks goes to the whole team who participated and for our magicians: Dusan Lazic (make up artist) and our best photographer Milos Nadazdin for making us pretty! ;)
And last, but not least of course, the biggest thank you to everyone who took the time to sent warm wishes, commented, tweeted or instagrammed our photos! 
Hope your really like it!

p.s. you can read more on Jelena's blog here!



Royal Mail Shares

Shares in Royal Mail closed at 489p on the company's first day of full trading on Tuesday, as at the time of writing they currently stand at 475p.

They were priced at 330p.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Autumn flowers ...

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                                                                                            sneakers: h&m,
                                                                                            jeans: zara,
                                                                                            shirt: thanks to sheinside,
                                                                                            jacket: thanks to sheinside (here),
                                                                                            sunglasses: ray ban,
                                                                                            watch: michael kors,
                                                                                            bag: thanks to oasap (here),
                                                                                            ph. Masa

Mix of plaid shirt and floral bomber jacket was my choice for relaxing weekend look.
Old baggy pants and sneakers were perfect match for a stroll after working Saturday.
Do you like it?

p.s. don't forget to enter the giveaway Here, you can win $150 gift card!




Friday, October 11, 2013

Royal Mail Bonanza

Conditional dealings in Royal Mail that began to day for City institutions produced an initial rise of 38% (456p on the offer price of 330p), this fell back to around 444p.

Private investors will receive 227 shares each, and official listing/trading will commence next Tuesday.

Back to the 1980's we come!

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Sheinside Giveaway ...

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New Giveaway is on the blog thanks to Sheinside.com!
You have a chance to win $150 gift card to spend on their website!
Here are the rules:

1) Register on Sheinside.(Click the following link to register on sheinside.com
2) Leave a comment here with the the same email address you used for registration on their website

You have seven days ('till next Thursday) to join and participate!
Good luck!

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Novi Giveaway post je na blogu zahvaljujući Sheinside.com sajtu! Ovoga puta, biramo jednog pobednika koji će osvojiti vaučer od $150 a može ga potrošiti na njihovom sajtu!
Potrebno je da:
1. se registrujete na Sheinside.com sajtu (ukoliko već imate profil ne morate ponavljati ovaj korak),
3. Ostavite komentar ispod ovog posta sa email adresom koju ste koristili pri registraciji.
Igramo se do sledećeg četvrtka (17.10.), kada će pobednik biti odlučen pomoću random.org sajta!
Želim vam puno sreće! :)




Bank Rate and QE Unchanged

The Bank of England has left interest rates unchanged at 0.5% and QE untouched.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Royal Mail Sell Off

Sky News reports that over 100,000 members of the public have applied to buy shares in Royal Mail ahead of last night's deadline. This makes the £3.3BN sale one of the largest privatisations for decades.

Approximately 150,000 Royal Mail staff will receive about £2200 of free shares.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Week(s) through Instagram 11 ...

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 My last couple weeks  through the instagram looked like this:
1. collage - Fresh flowers; Cupcake book from dear Nina and Basta; floral bomber jacket thanks to Sheinside; Koffein -lovely coffee shop in Belgrade; details from my new work; one of my favorite buildings in Belgrade.
2nd and 3rd photo - one of the looks in September;
4. With my beloved Jelena Karakas at Ariel  Super woman event;
5.  Breakfast at Koffein with miss Jelena, the best chocolate croissant;
6.  Wearing INES atelier dress and earrings for Gloria red carpet party at hotel Metropol in Belgrade;
7. Sunday flowers;
8. Weekend travel essentials: Phone, Duracell usb charger and headsets 
9. collage - trying Isabel Marant coat; weekend treats; details from the outfit; working weekend with Jelena; total black look in September; relaxing day at home.
If  you wanna see more photos, check out my profile on the instagram http://instagram.com/vanjaam# or on the Pinterest board Here.
How do you spend your time? :)