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Not Full Circle?

In the early 1990s, I sat on Oxfordshire’s Education Committee. At that time, we were forced to outsource the county’s school meal service. The contract went to an offshoot of what was then CfBT,. 514 more words



It was Samuel Goldwyn who once said that “a verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on.” He had a point. Almost everything is done online these days from legal papers to mortgages. 474 more words


Wine & Whine Post 00002: 2018-0115 – Not a Holiday?

It’s Martin Luther King Day – a holiday – at least according to the Government and various Unions; therefore, it is a holiday according to my employer. 274 more words


The Top Secret Consultation

In any other industry, the most important people to ascertain the views of would be the customer. Almost every chain restaurant these days offers you a discount or small freebie at your next visit after you’ve eaten with them in exchange for completing a survey afterwards. 853 more words

Carillion's Billions

An outsourcing firm going under/
Prompts government critics to wonder/
Was giving Carillion,/
With debts of a billion,/
More contracts a bit of a blunder? 32 more words

Day 11/31: Sunday Selfcare & Legal Fling

There is an old adage: “Urgh, men. Can’t live with them, and can’t live without them” or something. Who the fuck knows? But what I do know is this: 646 more words

Mental Health

Things You Probably Forgot to Consider in Your Birth Plan

1. Cost

Though it may seem like insurance has everything handled from screenings to routine appointments, the cost of delivery is another ball game. Doctors charge to see you in appointments and there are set fees for most of them but anything could happen the day your baby decides to be born. 1,013 more words