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Ticket To Ride August 13, 2013

Posted by Audit Monkey in The State of the British Nation.
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Today was the moment which the majority of the rail commuters dread as the annual fare increases for 2014 were announced. And lo and behold, the cost of the average season ticket will rise by 4.1 per cent, one per cent above July’s Retail Price Index of 3.1 per cent under a formula set by the Government. The full story can be read here.

Ticket To Ride October 7, 2012

Posted by Audit Monkey in The Joy & Pain of Internal Audit.
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As my two regular readers will know, I commute via rail from the suburbs of South London to the City or Docklands to conduct my business as a member of the Financial Services elite. I dislike buying monthly or yearly season tickets and prefer weekly tickets as they are less hassle; unlike monthly or annual tickets, you don’t have provide a photocard to accompany the ticket or provide the cash in advance for future travel. (Yes, I know firms provide season ticket loans but being an Internal Auditor, you don’t necessarily know where you are likely to be one week to the next). (more…)