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Managing Expectations

A CIMA veteran shares his perspective on what the profession holds for those working in industry.

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May
16
6

I attended a governors meeting the other day (primary school), and the subject of toilets came up - as it often does.

It seems the amount required for refurbishment will be about £4000 per cubicle/urinal. That seems about 10x what I would consider normal.

May
11
1

We are watchers of Sunday night ITV drama in this house, and so, Poldark having finished we moved on to Home Fires - set during the war.

May
09
2

Whilst doing some cooking this morning (I am a big slow cooker fan) I thought some music was required. I have a Roberts digital radio in the kitchen. This is a pleasing combination of the old and the new.

Apr
20

My most hated task is dealing with credit card receipts for our staff. I have about 10 card holders, so not actually too onerous - the hardest part is getting all the receipts in.

Apr
06
11

Along with a fair proportion of the country at the moment, we watch Poldark. My wife is a particular fan, no idea why..

Mar
21
1

For the first time since RTI came in, I seemed to manage not to submit the FPS from Sage in February. I only have one payroll (ie our company).

Mar
09
5

All my life I have known about things being 'offshore' and tax havens - for about as long as I could reliably separate the Isle of Man from the Isle of Wight. I never (as a child /young adult) really thought what that meant - just knew it was a 'thing'.

Feb
28
1

Just a quick post today - I had been putting off getting new reading glasses for ages. My previous pair were the first I had ever needed, and were quite a low strength. It is only now I have got the new glasses I discover how bad my eyes had got.

Feb
06
1

Well, after a year of preparations, my wife launched her greetings card business at the International Spring Fair - which finished yesterday at the NEC. I took the week as 'holiday' to help.

Jan
17
4

Almost a year ago now, my wife and I went to the International Spring Fair in Birmingham. This is (according to Wikipedia) the longest established trade show, and was the first to be held at the NEC.

The show takes up the entire NEC, and is for retail buyers.

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