Monthly Archives: October 2010

Quotation

People understand me so little that they do not even understand when I complain of being misunderstood.  Søren Kierkegaard ,  Journals Feb. 1836

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High Court decision says Govt must guarantee whole BT pension scheme

The High Court has ruled thattThe Government’s guarantee to back the pension scheme at BT must apply to all of the company’s employees. The decision marks a victory for the scheme’s trustees who had argued that the so-called “Crown guarantee” to … Continue reading

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Limited options for public sector savings claim managers

Half of public sector managers surveyed say that they would struggle to identify efficiency savings. This is according to research by the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM), which also found that two-thirds of bosses in the public sector do not … Continue reading

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Quotations

A diplomat… is a person who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you actually look forward to the trip.  Caskie Stinnett

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Editor: a person employed by a newspaper, whose business it is to separate the wheat from the chaff, and to see that the chaff is printed.  Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915)

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Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all.  Sam Ewing

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There is nothing new under the sun but there are lots of old things we don’t know.  Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914)

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European Parliament votes to extend maternity leave

The European Parliament have backed plans to extend maternity leave to 20 weeks on full pay, despite opposition from UK business groups and the coalition Government. The government is expected to try to block the proposals which have to be … Continue reading

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Quotations

There is no nonsense so arrant that it cannot be made the creed of the vast majority by adequate governmental action.  Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

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An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.  Dwight D Eisenhower (1890-1969)

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