How the careless errors of credit reporting agencies are ruining people’s lives
Their files are full of obvious mistakes that the companies are in no rush to correct.
Building energy rating
A building energy rating (BER) is similar to the energy label for a household electrical appliance. The label has a scale of A-G, with A-rated buildings the most energy efficient and G the least. In r...
Chess rating system
A chess rating system is a system used in chess to calculate an estimate of the strength of the player, based on his or her performance versus other players. They are used by organizations such as FID...
Credit rating agency
A credit rating agency (CRA, also called a ratings service) is a company that assigns credit ratings, which rate a debtor's ability to pay back debt by making timely interest payments and the likeliho...
Rating system of the Royal Navy
The rating system of the Royal Navy and its predecessors was used by the British Royal Navy between the beginning of the 17th century and the middle of the 19th century to categorise sailing warships,...
Rating system of the Royal Navy - Wikipedia
How the careless errors of credit reporting agencies are ruining people’s lives
Their files are full of obvious mistakes that the companies are in no rush to correct.
Egon Ronay's Guide
Egon Miklos Ronay (24 July 1915 – 12 June 2010) was a Hungarian-born food critic who wrote and published a famous series of guides to British and Irish restaurants and hotels in the 1950s and '60s. Th...
Living Building Challenge
The Living Building Challenge is an international sustainable building certification program created in 2006 by the non-profit International Living Future Institute. It is described by the Institute a...
Ladder tournament
A ladder tournament (also known as a game ladder) is a form of tournament for games and sports. It is an extended tournament, which can potentially go on indefinitely. In a ladder tournament, player...
Go ranks and ratings
Skill in the traditional board game Go is measured by a number of different national, regional and online ranking and rating systems. Traditionally, go rankings have been measured using a system of da...
Go ranks and ratings - Wikipedia
Beer rating
Beer rating is assessing and evaluating beer using a point system. The process is similar to that used in beer judging competitions, such as those organised by the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJ...
Beer rating - Wikipedia
Miele Guide
The Miele Guide is a regional guide book to restaurants in Asia. The 2008/2009 edition which was published at the end of October 2008, launched the first in an annual series, which ranked and showcase...
RTÉ programme classifications
The RTÉ Programme Classification (known as the On Screen Classification) is a rating system for television programmes or films in Ireland. Viewers on RTÉ One and RTÉ Two will have seen a rating that ...
Harden's
Harden's is a UK restaurant guide, publishing guides to both London and UK restaurants. Like Zagat Survey, they incorporate a reader survey, and are also based on the personal visits of brothers Richa...
Yosemite Decimal System
The Yosemite Decimal System (YDS) is a three-part system used for rating the difficulty of walks, hikes, and climbs. It is primarily used by mountaineers in the United States and Canada. The Class 5 ...
Parental Advisory
Parental Advisory (abbreviated PAL) is a warning label first introduced by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in 1985 and later adopted by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) in ...
Parental Advisory - Wikipedia
Fifth-rate
In Britain's Royal Navy during the classic age of fighting sail, a fifth rate was the penultimate class of warships in a hierarchal system of six "ratings" based on size and firepower.
The rating ...
European Union energy label
EU Directive 92/75/EC established an energy consumption labelling scheme. The directive was implemented by several other directives thus most white goods, light bulb packaging and cars must have an EU...
Japan Credit Rating Agency
The Japan Credit Rating Agency (JCR), established in 1985, is a Japanese financial services company which publishes credit ratings to Japanese companies, local governments, and other interested partie...
Motion Picture Association of America film rating system
The Motion Picture Association of America's (MPAA) film-rating system is used in the United States and its territories to rate a film's suitability for certain audiences, based on its content. The MPA...
Glicko rating system
The Glicko rating system and Glicko-2 rating system are methods for assessing a player's strength in games of skill, such as chess and go. It was invented by Mark Glickman as an improvement of the Elo...
The World's 50 Best Restaurants
The World's 50 Best Restaurants is a list produced by British magazine Restaurant based on a poll of international chefs, restaurateurs, gourmands and restaurant critics. In addition to the main ran...
Go professional
A Go professional is a professional player of the game of Go. The minimum standard to acquire a professional diploma through one of the major go organisations is very high. The competition is tremendo...
What Will They Learn?
What Will They Learn? is the annual rating system of American colleges and universities published by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, a Washington, DC-based higher education non-profit. Th...