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Keeping It In The Family July 6, 2014

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit.
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I haven’t felt like blogging of late but a recent article in ‘The Telegraph’ has rekindled my interest.  It regards the Halo Trust and the suspension of their Chief Executive.  (more…)

It’s for Charity June 12, 2010

Posted by Audit Monkey in The State of the British Nation, Working Life in Britain.
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Time for Audit Monkey to be a curmudgeon. I’m slightly wary of posting this but it has to be said as it is really getting on my nerves. Two words, charity collectors.

This is my beef. Virtually every weekday morning and evening there is a charity collector at the mainline train or Tube stations I use in central London. For example, in the past couple of weeks, we have been subjected to singers knocking out aria’s in support of Macmillan Cancer at Victoria station.  You may think this is ‘nice’ but I really do mind.  I don’t want to be hearing ‘Requiem’ being bashed out at 8.30am in the morning while I’m half awake and dodging spend thrift tourists who think travelling the on Tube with excessive luggage during the London rush hour is constructive.
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