Big client formerly market leader that has branched out too wide and its clients are criticising it, with many seeking an alternative supplier. Restive workforce and directors who are perceived to run things for their own ends. Trouble is that the board are blaming everybody else,
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Here we go again , reuslts at M & S blah blah blah . The question is whether it is a nice easy target for the media to bash or is it so newsworthy that our day must be constantly interrupted with it in the headlines . Does it really matter ?
I had tickets for Accountex 2014 but didn't make it , although I sent along a senior staff member . After debriefing him I found little in the way of surprises as to what to expect save for his reporting of which workshops and stands were busiest and how well they were attended.
Once again the nation is gripped by election apathy , or is that an oxymoron ? Well you know what I mean .
I am glancing at my postal voting papers next to me on the desk and have found 3 reasons to open the envelope :
Last week we read in the news that the ranks of the self employed have swelled as a result of changes to benefits. How true this cause and effect really is I don't know but it is not an unreasonable hypothesis.
It's been easier to switch bank for soem time now and today's report says over 600,000 of us have done it.
The argument in favour is that he is a well educated, experienced in dealing with people, well presented and articulate. The counter-argument is that the more we see of him the more we wonder why his judgment is increasingly suspect.
I don't know if you have ever experienced a bailiff armed with a court order at your door or perhaps been called in a panic by a client in such a situation but it's not something you ever forget.
This week we've heard about bringing back Dads Army style bank managers of the Captain Mainwaring ilk.
According to today's news the government is actually on target to reduce the housing benefit bill through it's so called "bedroom tax" .