Monthly Archives: October 2010

Quotations

The future is here. It’s just not widely distributed yet.  William Gibson (1948-) Advertisements

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Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.  Tom Robbins (1936- )

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You couldn’t be that good and not know it, somewhere in your secret heart, however much you’d been abused into affecting public humility.  Lois McMaster Bujold

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UK forced to pay more for EU membership

David Cameron will be forced to accept a sizeable increase in Britain’s contribution to European Union spending just days after calling for it to be frozen or even cut. The Prime Minister heads to Brussels today for testing talks with … Continue reading

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London Firefighters to strike on Bonfire Night

London will be without full-time fire cover on one of the busiest nights of the year after firefighters announced a strike on Bonfire Night. In an escalating row over new contracts, the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) said thousands of its … Continue reading

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Always render more and better service than is expected of you, no matter what your task may be.  Og Mandino (1923-1996)

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Small firms won’t fill jobs gap created by public sector

Fresh doubts have been raised about the ability of the private sector to fill the jobs gap created by public sector cuts, with research revealing that more than one in 10 small firms are planning to cut jobs in the … Continue reading

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Stress the most common cause of sickness absence

Employers have reported stress as the most common cause of long-term sickness absence, according to research published today. The joint survey, by the CIPD and healthcare provider Simplyhealth, found that more than one-third (35%) of employers reported stress as the … Continue reading

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  If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion.  George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)  

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Are SMEs the hidden losers in Spending Review

As the owner of an SME I am naturally interested in how to ensure that these organisations develop and grow which is why I specialise in working with them.  It is commonly accepted that it is SMEs that will drive … Continue reading

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