Daily Archives: May 8, 2013

Close Encounters of the Topiary Kind……the Mother Ship has Landed

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Steve Ballmer: The boss who bet his company on Windows 8 – and lost as computer giant announces ‘biggest product U-turn since New Coke’

In what has been described as the biggest admission of commercial failure for a major product launch since “new Coke” was withdrawn 30 years ago, Microsoft is to overhaul Windows 8, the software update which prompted a backlash from customers … Continue reading

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Pay of Morrisons chief plunges………….

Morrisons Chief Executive Dalton Philips paid the price for the grocer’s recent struggle yesterday as his annual pay package plunged by almost £700,000.00. The UK’s fourth biggest supermarket recently reported its first fall in annual profits for six years, costing … Continue reading

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There is something about a woman in clogs………………

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What price work experience?

With unemployment among 18 to 24 year-olds nudging a million, and all manner of statistics showing that social mobility is neither what it was nor what it should be (arguably), the question of how young people secure company internships and … Continue reading

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Traditional Morris Dancing………………..in “Slawit”

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      Two British couples were charged 64 euros (£54) for 4 Ice Creams……

Two British couples were charged 64 euros (£54) for four ice cream cones, while on holiday in Rome. When they queried the price they were told the ice creams had been “really big”. The Italian authorities have said they will … Continue reading

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