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Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

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

31 March 2009  |  2982 views  |  0 comments | recommendations 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 trans...

Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

A bad banker and a dishonourable man.

19 March 2009  |  3466 views  |  3 comments | recommendations 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 transferred ...

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Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

How to Punish the Bankers - in the good old days

19 March 2009  |  3007 views  |  1 comments | recommendations 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 w...

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