May 2010 Noteworthy News

May 2010 Noteworthy News

Monthly Noteworthy News: Bank Taxes to Fund Future Bailouts The IMF is set to propose new taxes on global financial institutions. FSC (Financial Stability Contribution) and the FAT  Tax ( Financial Activities Tax) – did we just see irony? – will be placed on profits and pay. The next G20 held, Canada in June, is [...]
May 2010 Intermediary A-Musing

May 2010 Intermediary A-Musing

Questioning Changes.... Justifiable concerns needing answers require questions and knowing how to know seems especially necessary in our fast paced world. Evaluating acquired knowledge should provide necessary information, or create further questions for further information.  A statement with syntax found more likely in flat pack instructions but not difficult to follow to be ready for [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.19 – No Clues Required: Investigate.

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.19 – No Clues Required: Investigate.

It’s not only in business that building blocks are cemented by trust but, whatever one considers a workplace, it’s necessary that  people sharing  such a workspace both trust and are trusted. Any demolition of the baseline of ethics would appear a waste, as trust takes both time and work to build. Mistrust’s roots begin with [...]
High Five?

High Five?

Almost a year since we mused about wrecking;  false lights luring passing ships, the General Election has brought out lights of a different nature. Lights, Camera, Action: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly ( in more ways than one) are being played out and, after reading a  superb article by Michael Blastland   about polls [...]
Addicted to Money….. Or a Prescription for Pain

Addicted to Money….. Or a Prescription for Pain

Tense, nervous headache?  Nothing acts faster than, for those who remember the ad,  Anadin.  But, according to an article we’ve read ,  before the quick trip to your local pharmacist for the required prescriptive or non-prescriptive pain killer, check out your cash. It seems that counting money might be the pain preventer alternative to paying [...]
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