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Tesco – Every Little Helps – Unless It’s Customer Service

September 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

tescoFor a company that goes all out to entice customers into their stores, with their ‘every little helps’ tag line and numerous voice overs from stars, I’m afraid the level of customer service is going down hill.

And funnily enough it appears to be coming from management outside of the branches.  Read more

Tax on £1m Houses

September 21, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

big_houseSo the Lib Dems want to introduce a new tax for people that own homes worth over £1 million.  This is to help people who are on a low income?

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Unhelpful Banking

September 16, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

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Once upon a time there used to be a place where you could go to withdraw cash and deposit your money in a friendly, helpful place called a bank.

A place where cheque books used to be printed on the premises, staff knew your name and you could carry out just about any transaction within the branch with the exception of ordering foreign currency.

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Advertising Genius Part 1

July 6, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

These days we are bombarded by advertising everywhere.  On buses, hoardings, sides of buildings, cars and so on. This is quite apart from radio and television.

To many of us advertising on the television is one of the most annoying of all as it only serves to interrupt our programmes unless of course you’re watching BBC.

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Woolworths – The Lost Treasure

June 25, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

woolworthsMaybe I’m just a sentimental old fool, but I really miss Woolworths.? Every shopping area you visit is haunted by the ghost of a former Woolworths store standing lonely in the high street.

I’m not ashamed to say I shed a tear when they all closed.

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RBS Boss in Huge Pay Deal

June 22, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

brokenpiggybank1I can not get my head around these fat cat bosses with million pound salaries. Hot on the heels of Sir Fred Goodwin still being paid an enormous pension, we now have the new Chief Executive, Stephen Hester negotiating a salary of almost £9.6 million, if the press is to be believed.

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