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No1 reason why business and the manufacturing /industrial sectors in the UK have suffered in recent years

” OK, you might say, but this has always been going on. But it hasn’t. This sort of utterly amoral screw-everyone capitalism has become much more prevalent in the last 15 years. Our financial elite is now totally out of control. They learned nothing from the crisis, except that the rest of us were stupid … Continue reading

Tesco’s Austerity Cost saving Program – Internal Memo – For Management Only

Dear Colleagues, Below please find results from of our most recent cost savings emergency brainstorm, which recently took place at headquarters in Cheshunt. Any contributions or thoughts on these prospective “meats” would be most welcome: As you can see, we are quite prepared for the hard times ahead. So, in summary, since the glorious days … Continue reading

Getting away with it

They are in the papers again. Google, this time its the ‘saucy thorn’ of  tax avoidance . So, Vodafone, Amazon, GSK and a whole battalion of others routinely do it, and pretty much get away with it (more attempts at getting away with it here). Why not Google? I would do it 😐 While there … Continue reading

Moody’s hanky-panky

The other day I managed to watch a screening of America has got talent. Thoroughly enjoyed seeing seemingly normal people (and a good number of abnormal ones) make such fools of themselves. Priceless. :-). The next morning, there was Lord Foulkes (Labour Cooperative) on BBC Parliament  debating with others in the House of Lords the … Continue reading