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Neither a Customer nor a Client or a Stakeholder be .....

31 March 2009  |  2766 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The UK Local Government Association has compiled a banned list of the 200 worst uses of jargon, with "coterminosity" & "predictors of beaconicity" prominent in most press reports. The Council Leaders say such words and phrases must be avoided for staff to "communicate effectively". The list includes suggested tran...

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A bad banker and a dishonourable man.

19 March 2009  |  3287 views  |  3  |  Recommends 1

I thought the Fred Goodwin saga was over, but it seems to run and run, so I thought I'd put in my two-penn'th The old RBS Pension plan allowed staff to retire at 60 on two thirds of their final salary after a 40-year career. If Goodwin was treated like any other RBS employee, then his actual service since 1998, plus pensionable service transferre...

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Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

How to Punish the Bankers - in the good old days

19 March 2009  |  2830 views  |  1  |  Recommends 2

From The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (as sent by Colin Knox to Private Eye) : "AD1125 In this year sent the King Henry, before Christmas, from Normandy to England, and bade that all the mint-men that ...

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