Today I saw a piece of red tape that makes the stupid ID regulations we have to tolerate look like child's play. This particular piece of red tape is part of the NHS's requirements to ensure employees are who they are.
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As well as being in practice I am also an online retailer (www.justcateringsupplies.co.uk , www.justarug.co.uk ) and have several charity trusteeships , giving me an all round view of the world's problems
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So the company everybody loves (ahem) , Google , is now worth more than Apple. Does it really matter because next week the market could swing in a different direction depending on its mood.
None of you need reminding of Sunday's date and I suspect a fair few of you will be swapping golf for work this weekend, simply because you have clients that are incorrigible when it comes to meeting deadlines.
Do NOT despair - There is hope......Yup , honestly
So a deal has been reached between HMRC and the villainous Google but as the government cannot discuss specific cases nobody has the faintest idea of how the settlement was reached nor what rules will apply going forward.
As if you did not have enough headaches with tax returns as the month slowly ebbs away , those of you who have taken to distracting yourselves by reading the headlines or listening to the news should be worried. Moderately to quite worried actually.
Recently I have had cause to deal with several multinationals and started my journey at their call centres because their web services were totally useless. The callcentres were much worse.
For the past few weeks many of my friends and acquaintances have asked me if I am ready for the stress and rush of keeping HMRC sweet with tax returns .
Last week I chanced upon a Tweet involving Lord Sugar and I delivered a Tweet to him that somebody favourited , which made me realise that perhaps when it comes to Facebook I am not the only person on the planet who manages without it .
Day in , day out the profession deals with HMRC , a necessary evil one may say. I have however noticed that when it comes to speed for some things they are lightning quick in spite of the fact they are hopelessly incorrect.
As you may be aware I also an online retailer . How I got there is another story but I have rapidly come to the conclusion that the only way to sort out your SEO and such like is by overseeing it yourself .