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Excess returns

20 November 2009 BY David Masters
It’s easy to dismiss the current obsession with regulating remuneration as a meaningless and misguided act of desperate populism from a group of discredited regulators and legislators hoping to salvage some scrap of approval by publicly...
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Queen’s Speech 2009

18 November 2009 BY Chris Bose
If we are to believe Lord Mandelson’s view that Labour are the political underdogs now, they didn’t put up much of a fight in today’s Queen’s Speech. Setting out its final legislative programme before the General Election was a fine...
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Diabetes in the UK, the communications dilemma

14 November 2009 BY Tony Langham
World diabetes day and both main charities, Diabetes UK and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ( JDRF ) are doing their bit to raise awareness of the subject. According to Diabetes UK 34% of the 2.3 million sufferers aware they are diabetics,...
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How do you prepare for Government?

11 November 2009 BY Ralph Jackson
A potential seismic change in the UK political landscape could occur next year with a new political party in Government, the first change for a dozen years.  So the debate this week has been about the time needed to transition smoothly to office...
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Screaming out for silence on Rememberance Day

9 November 2009 BY Simon Sanders
Apparently, in space, no-one can hear you scream. Not being a big one for space travel, or screaming, I am mute on the subject. I don’t go to forests much either, so whether or not a tree that falls there when there is no-one around makes a sound,...
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Animated PR Coups

9 November 2009 BY Vicky Perry
This week saw the 20th anniversary celebration of Wallace and Gromit, Britain’s plasticine national treasures. As part of the celebrations the production house behind the dynamic duo, Aardman, initiated a raft of typically creative activities to...
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Breaking up the banks

5 November 2009 BY _editor
A significant shakeup to the banking sector was set out this week as the Chancellor attempted to assuage the concerns of Neelie Kroes and announced the creation of three new High Street Banks. Following pressure from the EU to show how the...
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