(1) According to the OFT, banks receive up to £3.5bn a year in unauthorised overdraft fees - nearly £10m a day.
(2) The CK-M expression in the developing outflow tract (OFT) and conduction system is described in detail.
(3) The objectives of this study were to document the official oral fluid therapy (OFT) policies of all the ministries of health in South Africa and of the four provincial authorities, to determine what methods of OFT are used in hospitals providing paediatric care, to determine the OFT methods recommended by hospital staff for use at home, to establish the level of support for the idea of one national policy for OFT and to determine what senior academic paediatricians think about these issues.
(4) Further, the oft-reported psychiatric troubles preceding MS clinical onset suggest that at least in some MS patients there are specific gaps in personality structure dating back to early phases of their development.
(5) All customer letters from DG Solicitors were compliant with the OFT debt recovery rules, and made clear that the firm was a trading name of HSBC and that its people were HSBC employees.
(6) In a report – which described the payday lending and debt management industry as opaque and poorly regulated – the influential committee said the government should outline a timetable within six months for deciding whether control of consumer credit will be transferred from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), a new regulator replacing the Financial Services Authority.
(7) Following a review and consultation with Ofcom, the OFT found that despite ITV's market position declining, it remains almost the only provider of very large commercial audiences.
(8) There is no doubt that it is getting tougher.” Sheng, whose book, Northern Girls, follows the lives of China’s oft-exploited female migrant workers, said she believed an author’s calling was to write about the problems of society: the “injustice, the inequality and the darkness”.
(9) There is the oft-quoted structural shift from print to web for both consumers and advertisers.
(10) That is, if their oft-stated commitment to move away from outdated north-south approaches is genuine.
(11) The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) warned last year that there was “insufficient visibility and comparability of charges” to ensure that competition in the market was fully effective.
(12) "However, in order to ensure that any potential conclusions from the OFT's processes can be taken into account in the trust's own decision, we will await the OFT's findings and will publish our final conclusions on Project Canvas later this spring."
(13) The former London mayor Ken Livingstone tried to sell an afternoon distribution slot on the tube network after the OFT's 2005 ruling, prompting interest from Richard Desmond's Express Newspapers and News International.
(14) And in a direct contradiction of the oft-stated view of the Israeli leadership, he asserted: "you do have a true partner" in Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas and prime minister Salam Fayyad.
(15) As part of the transition from OFT to FCA, from Autumn 2013 existing OFT licence holders will need to apply for interim permission so they can continue to operate.
(16) The OFT welcomed what it called "very clear confirmation" that it could assess current account terms and conditions on fairness.
(17) The oft-quoted 5-cm rule for melanoma excision is not valid.
(18) Yesterday, the supreme court delivered a shock decision when it ruled that the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) could not challenge overdraft charges because it does not have the power to decide whether they are unfair.
(19) Furniture Village said it was aware of the OFT investigations but added that it would be inappropriate for it to comment or confirm its involvement until its findings were published.
(20) Then, in the summer of 2007, the payouts stopped after the OFT announced a test case against eight current account providers in a bid to establish the legality of the charges once and for all.
(adv.) Frequently; many times; not seldom.
(a.) Frequent; common; repeated.
(1) Previous use of the drug is found in more than 50 per cent of the patients, and it was often followed by a neglected side-effect.
(2) Two of the largest markets are Germany and South Korea, often held up as shining examples of export-led economies.
(3) The pattern of the stressor that causes a change in the pitch can be often identified only tentatively, if there is no additional information.
(4) The sound of the ambulance frightened us, especially us children, and panic gripped the entire community: people believe that whoever is taken into the ambulance to the hospital will die – you so often don’t see them again.
(5) However, the groups often paused less and responded faster than individual rats working under identical conditions.
(6) But RWE admitted it had often only been able to retain customers with expired contracts by offering them new deals with more favourable conditions.
(7) These cells contained organelles characteristic of the maturation stage ameloblast and often extended to the enamel surface, suggesting a possible origin from the ameloblast layer.
(8) They can rarely be detected spontaneously but most often are provoked.
(9) Providers used the tests significantly more often to evaluate patients with cancer risk factors or for new patients.
(10) The younger patients more often experienced an acute arthritis with sacroiliitis resembling a reactive disease.
(11) Our findings indicate that Turner girls have a functional brain disorder more often than the controls, particularly at the occipital and parietal areas and in those with hemispheric differences most often in the right hemisphere.
(12) Lactate-induced anxiety and symptom attacks without panic were seen more often in the groups with panic attacks, but a full-blown panic attack was provoked in only four subjects, all belonging to the groups with a history of panic attacks.
(13) During these delays, medical staff attempt to manage these often complex and painful conditions with ad hoc and temporizing measures,” write the doctors.
(14) Women seldom occupy higher positions in a [criminal] organisation, and are rather used for menial, but often dangerous tasks ,” it notes.
(15) Delineation of the presence and anatomy of an obstructed, nonfunctioning upper-pole duplex system often requires multiple imaging techniques.
(16) Damage to this innervation is often initiated by childbirth, but appears to progress during a period of many years so that the functional disorder usually presents in middle life.
(17) Even today, our experience of the zoo is so often interrupted by disappointment and confusion.
(18) Diagnosis and identification of the site of the leak is often inaccurate, even with meticulous care given to placing and removing the nasal pledgets.
(19) He was reclusive, I know that, and he was often given a hard time for it.
(20) Also, it is often the case that trustees or senior leadership are in said positions because they have personal relationships with the founder.