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  Umbrella Companies - Atlantic Umbrella Company
If you are an experienced temporary worker, you will know there are a number of umbrella companies in the market to choose from.
You know it, we know it, but read on and see why Atlantic Umbrella is an industry leader and the umbrella company for you.
Being a PAYE Umbrella Company; our payroll solutions are taxed at source, making them IR35 compliant.
www.atlantic-umbrella.com   (312 words)

  
  GEICO - Why Buy Umbrella Insurance
Umbrella insurance protects you, your family and your assets in the event that you are held personally liable for a catastrophic claim that exceeds the coverage limits of your existing auto or homeowner insurance policies.
Umbrella insurance also provides coverage for claims such as libel, slander and false arrest.
Umbrella insurance is a smart, effective way to protect your family's financial security.
www.geico.com /umbrella/whyBuyUmbrella.htm   (275 words)

  
  Umbrella - Mission
The root of the word “umbrella” is “umbra,” Latin for shadow, and this would seem to oppose that other compelling concept, the cone of light.
In the shelter of the umbrella idea, a poet may explore these shadowy areas, give them their due, and shine a different kind of light.
Umbrella isn’t intended to further academic careers; its mission is to bring a readership to fine poetry from all quarters.
www.umbrellajournal.com /mission.html   (464 words)

  
  Umbrella - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Umbrellas carried by hand are now usually used as rain shields, although their first use was for shielding from the sun; however, as sun tans became more sociably acceptable, this usage declined.
In the Scirophoria, the feast of Athene Sciras, a white parasol was borne by the priestesses of the goddess from the Acropolis to the Phalerus.
Consequently, the ombrellino or umbracullum, the papal umbrella, is found in the arms of a sede vacante (the papal arms used between the death of a pope and the election of his successor), and can be used in the arms of a basilica.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Umbrella   (2716 words)

  
 Umbrella Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
By the early 21st century, the Umbrella Corporation's bankruptcy was absolute, and the U.S. government had completed the process of fully dismantling the remnants of the organization.
Citigroup, the largest financial firm in the world, is an umbrella corporation in terms of the definition of the phrase and the fact that its logo is side view of a red umbrella, originally from the firm's roots in the Travelers Group.
Umbrella and its UBCS logo shares a nearly identical design to that of the shoulder sleeve insignia patch for the U.S. Eighth Army.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Umbrella_Corporation   (3688 words)

  
 Umbrella Summary
Umbrellas carried by hand are now usually used as rain shields, although their first use was for shielding from the sun; however, as sun tans became more sociably acceptable, this usage declined.
In the Scirophoria, the feast of Athene Sciras, a white parasol was borne by the priestesses of the goddess from the Acropolis to the Phalerus.
Consequently, the ombrellino or umbracullum, the papal umbrella, is found in the arms of a sede vacante (the papal arms used between the death of a pope and the election of his successor), and can be used in the arms of a basilica.
www.bookrags.com /Umbrella   (3062 words)

  
 History of the Umbrella
Although the use of the umbrella was thus early introduced into Italy, and had probably been continued there as a vestige of ancient Roman manners, yet so late as 1608, Thomas Coryat notices the invention in such terms as to indicate that it was not commonly known in his own country.
The umbrella was used in England as a luxurious sun-shade early in the seventeenth century.
Much of the clamour which was raised against the general use of the umbrella originated with the chairmen and hackney-coachmen, who, of course, regarded rainy weather as a thing especially designed for their advantage and from which the public were entitled to no other protection than what their vehicles could afford.
www.backyardcity.com /Umbrellas-Umbrella-History.htm   (1115 words)

  
 AlienBees: Umbrellas: Silver White Reversible Umbrella
The umbrellas are additionally fashioned with long poles to easily adjust the distance between the light source and the umbrella.
When removed, the umbrella may be used in the shoot -thru position, for a soft diffused output.
To use either side, the umbrella panel may be removed and reversed by gently pulling the white caps off of each umbrella spoke.
www.alienbees.com /usw.html   (366 words)

  
 Umbrella policies plug holes in your coverage - MSN Money
Umbrella liability is relatively affordable, can be easily coordinated with your existing insurance policies and by no means is it just for the well-to-do.
Umbrella liability insurance is so named because it acts like an umbrella, sitting on top of your auto and homeowners liability policies to provide extra protection.
Umbrella liability insurance pays $1 million, $2 million and sometimes even $5 million or more of a claim, on top of what your basic policies will pay.
moneycentral.msn.com /content/Insurance/Insureyourhome/P35349.asp   (945 words)

  
 How to measure your replacement umbrella cover
This may be from the size of a 3/8" brass grommet to 2" in diameter, and is determined by the type of finial used on your umbrella, and the type of bolt used to fasten it.
If tapered at the end (as often seen on larger wood umbrellas), be sure to measure at point 'D', the very end of the rib.
Divide by number of ribs (336" perimeter on an 8 rib umbrella gives 42" for dimension 'A', the bottom of the pie-shape) Proceed to measure dimension 'B', the distance from the tip to the very center of the top hub.
www.umbrella-recovery.com /howtomeasure.htm   (656 words)

  
 Umbrella
The umbrella used to provide some amount of pollution, employment practices and errors and ommissions coverage.
The self insured retention is the amount of the loss an insured must pay before the umbrella policy would be required to respond.
It also applies when the umbrella must provide primary coverage because the underlying policy limits have been used to pay prior claims.
www.insurancepoliciesonline.com /coverages/umbrella.htm   (506 words)

  
 Umbrella Strollers, Lightweight Strollers, Stroller Reviews
Umbrella strollers are lighter and more compact than the models discussed in our companion report on full-featured strollers.
Umbrella strollers are less stable and durable than full-featured strollers, but they are also less expensive.
$300), which is one of the few umbrella strollers with a fully reclining seat, since it is appropriate for newborns who cannot yet support their heads and need to lie totally flat.
www.consumersearch.com /www/family/umbrella-strollers/index.html   (1332 words)

  
 Umbrella - A sea trout fly - stream or salt as you please - Global FlyFisher
The umbrella is a nice looking fly inspired by stream flies for sea trout.
It was formerly known as the Double Umbrella because of the to wet fly type hackle feathers, that gives the fly its unique appearance and a lot of life in the water.
The Umbrella can be varied in color and materials, even though the body feathers from golden pheasant always make the 'stem' of the fly.
globalflyfisher.com /patterns/umbrella.htm   (524 words)

  
 Protect yourself from April showers. By Laura Shin - Slate Magazine
The word umbrella comes from the Latin word "umbra," which means "shade" or "shadow." Used as sun shades in ancient times, they became popular as rain protection in the 1700s and have since pushed their way into high culture, low culture, and espionage.
This umbrella folds flat to fit in a briefcase, but two of the "ribs" (spokes) broke during the wind test, causing the canopy to open in a rectangular shape.
This umbrella is large, but the hooked handle makes it easy to carry—it dangles nicely from the wrist when opening doors, holding bags, or answering the phone.
www.slate.com /id/2116557   (2045 words)

  
 Big Umbrella   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There is also the possibility to travel with the umbrella to other cities and more tropical locations, to inspect how the elements of weather and community interact with each other and differ from the ones of France.
A second installment, Big Umbrella (London) was comissionned and exhibited at the Serpentine gallery in February 2004.
The umbrella then traveled to the Caribbean in September 2004, on the invitation of Frederic Guilbaud who produced it in tropical rain on his native island of Martinique.
www.aleksandramir.info /projects/bigumbrella/bigumbrella.html   (379 words)

  
 Rain Umbrella - More Categories - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
Ordinary umbrellas may have you singing in the rain, but it's sure to be the blues as they lack sufficient coverage against the elements.
This umbrella will have you singing in the rain and wind, as it features an innovative double-overlapping canopy design that allows wind to pass through while keeping the rai.
This umbrella provides protection when needed and is convenient to carry in your pocket, handbag or briefcase.
www.nextag.com /rain-umbrella/search-html   (371 words)

  
 Stories Tagged 'umbrella' » Netscape.com
Except for the lining of both bodice and skirt, the ensemble is 100% reused Umbrella skin.
Gadgets and Tech – The forecast umbrella glows a color depending on the current forecast so you can decide whether you need the umbrella or not.
This time they're working on an umbrella which automatically alerts you to the chances of rain in your area, using their wireless data network.
www.netscape.com /tag/umbrella   (670 words)

  
 The Umbrella domestic violence services and programs main page
Domestic violence services at The Umbrella revolve around several key themes: respect for victims and their children, quality services based on individual and family needs, and a continuous commitment to safety and confidentiality.
The Umbrella's Family Violence Victim Advocate meets with victims after arrests have been made, ensuring that their concerns, needs, and fears are being appropriately addressed.
The Umbrella has always been at the forefront of educating the public about the complex issues of domestic violence and its effects on individuals, families, children, and ultimately, the community.
www.bghealth.org /umbrella_domestic_violence_services.htm   (795 words)

  
 Umbrella?
Since we were in Rome in November, the rainiest month [umbrella?], we inevitably had less-than-ideal weather to deal with for a few [umbrella?] days.
So, we went [umbrella?] to the Museo Borghese and were caught in [umbrella?] a rainstorm on Via Veneto.
Jeff bought an umbrella [umbrella?] from some [umbrella?] MPFSVG and [umbrella?] then all of us [umbrella?] who needed [umbrella?] or wanted [umbrella?] umbrellas [umbrella?] [umbrella?] had them [um[umbrella?]brella?] [umbrella?] [umbrella?].
www.alanzeleznikar.com /travels/rome_2000/dealing_with_locals.html   (475 words)

  
 Ces: An Umbrella That Makes Sense (We Think) - Gizmodo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Announced at CES, the Forcasting Umbrella does what every umbrella on the face of the earth should do: lets you know if it's going to rain.
The umbrella is connected to Ambient's network and can automatically tell you the day's weather.
This way, if you're leaving the office and aren't sure if you should drag the umbrella along with you, just look at the handle and you'll know what to do.
gizmodo.com /gadgets/ces/an-umbrella-that-makes-sense-we-think-147933.php   (384 words)

  
 Umbrella Insurance
Umbrella policies are designed to help protect your current assets and your future earnings.
A: Mercury offers Personal Umbrella policies of $1 million, $2 million or $5 million to qualified applicants.
A: The basic Umbrella policy starts at just a few hundred dollars a year.
about.mercuryinsurance.com /umbrella.asp   (371 words)

  
 Umbrella Inside Out: Umbrella Inside Out - The Final Moment is Here!
I believe that the Pollinate Umbrella meets the object of the contest perfectly and is clearly the winner in my eyes.
Pollinate Umbrella is going green, returning to the beginning, but with a really good and simple idea.
Congratulations to all of the finalists, we all know this vote-off was not the best way to decide anything between the five designs by a long-shot, but we should all feel proud that we helped increase awareness for eco-design and Cradle to Cradle design by introducing so many new people to Treehugger and this contest.
umbrella.treehugger.com /pages/choose_the_winning_cradle_to_c.php   (1619 words)

  
 III - Should I purchase an umbrella liability policy?
If you are ever sued, your standard homeowners or auto policy will provide you with some liability coverage, paying for judgements against you and your attorney's fees, up to a limit set in the policy.
An umbrella policy kicks in when you reach the limit on the underlying liability coverage in a homeowners, renters, condo or auto policy.
Because the personal umbrella policy goes into effect after the underlying coverage is exhausted, there are certain limits that usually must be met in order to purchase this coverage.
www.iii.org /individuals/auto/b/umbrella   (269 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Umbrella: Music: The Innocence Mission   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In an age that seems to prize the vulgar, ugly, stupid, crass, noisy, overhyped and famous, they make music that is graceful, beautiful, thoughtful, reflective, and that celebrates the goodness of faith and of normal, everyday life.
While it doesn't have the standouts that their debut had (like "Surreal", "Mercy" and "You Chase the Light"), "Umbrella" offers the same beautiful voice and quiet yet muscular songs and stands up well to the high standard that the debut set.
Umbrella is like a journey in which, we discover a warm friendship, accompanying a few of lifes ups and Downs along the way.
www.amazon.com /Umbrella-Innocence-Mission/dp/B000002GJQ   (1553 words)

  
 Dog Umbrellas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Dog umbrellas keep dogs dry and comfortable in rain, sleet or snow.
Umbrella features include a clear oblong arc trimmed with classic plaid waterproof fabric and ergonomic, angled handle with padded comfort grip.
An umbrella leash with hook attaches easily and quickly to your dog's collar or harness.
www.furlongspetsupply.com /dog_umbrellas.htm   (128 words)

  
 Umbrella stands, umbrella holders, antique umbrella stand, brass umbrella stands   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Festooned with intricate carving and sparkling sheen, the umbrella stands are handy in use and are an elegant place meant especially for the umbrellas to keep them safe and usable always.
Find beautifully carved brass umbrella stands for decorating your home and also to keep your umbrellas in one place.
These umbrella stands and holders have been carefully crafted in brass with various finishes and looks.
www.onlinebkt.com /browse/umbrella_stands   (203 words)

  
 Pare Umbrella | ice cream parlor-green umbrella   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you like ice cream, gelato and other such treats you will definitely love this umbrella.
This umbrella reminds me of ice cream sundaes.
I suspect when you are carrying this umbrella you will inspire yourself and those around you to enjoy the finer sweets in life.
pareumbrella.com /umbrella.php?name=ice+cream+parlor   (55 words)

  
 HICI Patio Furniture Categories: Umbrella
The bottom of the pole is pointed to insert into sand but yet blunt enough to use on a concrete patio.
Beach umbrella tote is used to carry your umbrella.
Sand Anchor is a 24 inch polystyrene auger that hand screws into the sand and locked in place with a thumbscrew that will hold any beach umbrella securely in the sand.
www.hici-shopper.com /cat.asp?category=Umbrella   (145 words)

  
 Stylehive - Tag: umbrella
This travel umbrella has automatic open/close and a smooth stained wood crook handle, plus a matching slipcover.
This stylish and convenient Marimekko umbrella comes inside a matching nylon sleeve and features a fl wooden crook handle with a button that releases and collapses the umbrella.
The fully adjustable Umbrella Lamp provides a spectrum of lighting possibilities, from soft, reflective illumination to a brightly focused reading lamp.
www.stylehive.com /tag/umbrella   (585 words)

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