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2014-05-28 08:21:13

Proprietary Business EXLerator Framework adds analytics and automation to receivables management processes LONDON and NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXL (NASDAQ: EXLS), a leading business process solutions company, today announced it has received an Innovation Award from international consultancy Alsbridge, Inc., for EXL's use of analytics and automation to improve receivables management processes for energy supplier British Gas. The EXL/British Gas partnership was selected...

2010-08-11 05:30:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today that British Gas, one of the world's leading energy companies, will be implementing Trimble's GeoManager(TM) solution across its smart meter fleet. British Gas, a current Taskforce(TM) and GeoManager customer, will be deploying GeoManager to the smart meter business to realize the full benefits of integrated vehicle tracking to manage operations. "British Gas is a leading, customer-focused company...

2010-06-14 06:46:00

LONDON, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The British Gas Great Swim Series is the UK's leading outdoor swimming event and kicks off in Suffolk on the 19th of June. The Series consists of five open water swims in the lakes, lochs or docks of Suffolk, London, Strathclyde, Windermere and Salford. Each of the Great Swims is supervised and offers a safe environment to enjoy a new challenge in the great outdoors -- without the chlorine! Many people enter to support a charity while others simply relish...

2010-04-29 11:23:00

LONDON, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers of British Gas, the UK's leading energy supplier, paid less for their winter fuel this year compared to the winter of 2008/9, despite this being one of the coldest winters of recent decades. Bills have been reduced as a result of customers acting on the energy efficiency tips from the supplier and through the impact of British Gas' energy price cuts. The findings contradict recent reports of the wider trend that energy customers in general have...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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