Fearing its latest round of bonuses would create negative headlines and trigger a backlash, Barclays decided to act. But rather than rein in fat-cat remuneration, it came up with a novel way to head off public anger – turn off televisions in branches so customers couldn’t watch the news. 162 more words
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These letters – broad, white serifs on grey-blue ceramic - are found on the frontage of a block of flats on Dury Lane. Presumably they refer to Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1851-1816), Irish playwright and owner of the nearby Theatre Royal, who was also a member of Parliament. 26 more words
February 8th, 2014 - For a fleeting moment, I had an idea which I thought would shame her into an apology.
The telephone conversation between me and the disrespectful lady from the council have taken their toll much more than I first realised.
She recognised I was feeling very vulnerable and she took full advantage of it, venting whatever problem she had out on me. 288 more words