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Saturday, 24 December 2011

Boost For Agency Workers Over Pay And Conditions

One of the latest ways these companies have to employ workers has been using agencies specifical­ly set-up by people to provide contracted health services on a tender basis, for catering and cleaning. The contract is then accepted at best price, based on the lowest cost thus saving money. They then allow these companies to write their own contracts as to how they spend the money and as such they can employ on short-term contracts people on low incomes and allocate smaller amounts to other resources, thus leaving the lions share for profit.

This leads to poor quality food lacking in nutrition for the elderly in need of overcoming their illnesses and and inadequate provision of cleaning services in certain areas.
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Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Eurozone Crisis: ECB's 'Back Door Quantitative Easing' Lifts Markets

With borrowing comes responsibi­lity or so the story goes because this story gets more like a pantomime everyday. You can make your own mind up to which one and who plays certain characters but now we have a benefactor good olde ECB and what have they offered this Christmast­ide well money of course, well they are a bank. But not just any bank but the bank of last resort and what does the one in [drag-hi] do but buy up all the debt of other countries.

Now we should all be saying well done but instead we are saying he`s behind you and his name is not Abanazar, but something much worse the " Ghost of Christmas Of Yet To Come " namely a huge " Debt Mountain " but in the meantime people will still dress up and act out the pantomime until the very last act.

The it will be CURTAIN`S
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Bank Of England May Print More Money In 2012

OK now we want or may borrow ourselves out of debt, sorry wrong statement we borrow ourselves into debt by borrowing our own debt. But first we have to pretty it up and like a Christmas present on Christmas morning and present it to the people, funny how present as in giving and present as in providing are the same spelling. They have different meanings but are used in different ways to shows us the error of our ways.

As in this government gives us a present of quantitati­ve easing and then convinces us to keep on buying more this Christmas to keep the wolf of debt away from their door and by presenting it in a very special way,by covering up the true facts.

It then leads us into more debt,in this misguided belief that they know what they are doing.

Revelation Number 2 - They do not and it is your taxes that will eventually rise to pay for them not knowing what they are doing.
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The New Blue Collar: Temporary Work, Lasting Poverty And The American Warehouse

When one door closes another opens they say, but not such a good thing for these people. This is the case of massive retailers keeping their profits high whilst the people that provide their sweated labor get less. Then the bigger they become the more services they can grab for themselves by adding to their retail, warehousin­g, logistics, credit provision and other similar services.

If you complain there are plenty more fish in the sea of the ever increasing labor force and so they become unable to speak out and caught up between the devil and the very deep blue sea, of no home and unable to pay their bills.
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Bank Of America To Lose Most From Overdraft Fee Rules: Report

A new rule that requires banks get consent before charging customers overdraft fees will cost BofA $3.3 billion per year, compared to the $1.4 billion that Wells Fargo will lose per year and the $1.077 billion JPMorgan Chase stands to lose, the research note finds.

This is the best bit of the post and the statement by Brian Moynihan that banks are entitled to make a profit is the iceing on the cake. My reply is and the public are entitled too receiving from banks, good honest investment advice geared to them making money first and the bank last.

Revelation is is THEIR MONEY not your`s BOFA and others.
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Public Sector Borrowing In Surprise Fall To £18.1bn

Many years ago when l first joined the finance industry with expectatio­ns of my future being assured by providing well balance products aimed at providing the family man with protection for his future, little did l know that in the year 2011 we would be edging ever closer to ruin.

This comment based on figures that have been manipulate­d ,adjusted and renamed shows just how far this country has NOT come. The mere fact that Osborne is congratula­ting himself for achieving a small and far from insignific­ant reduction in the public sector borrowing confirms this fear.

But then to state that the government­s debt rose to a fresh figure of £977.1 billion which is 62.8% of GDP what does the Treasury spokesman say " today`s figures show that the government is making good progress on deficit reduction"­. What! reduction? DEBT`s rose we borrowed MORE and by my calculatio­n debt rising is not good progress.

This is not good this is bad really bad and one day very very soon these so-called chancellor­s will stop playing politics and wake up the real world of this nation and many others are seriously in debt and we are drowning and nobody is even aware we need a life jacket.
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Vince Cable, Business Secretary, Tells Bankers To Stop Whingeing

The problem with trying to get bankers to fall into line is that throughout the financial services industry ,exists systemic greed. It is not that only a few have become corrupt it is the whole of the system of economics in its present form. To eradicate corruption we need a systemic weed killer and someone brave enough to use it, take a look at the structure of people in charge and l cannot hand on my heart see anyone l would choose that cannot be corrupted.

But my question is what is the price of all this corruption in the end ?
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Eurozone Crisis: Bank Of England Prepares To Support UK Banks In Event Of Collapse

This is still the blind leading the blind as we edge ever closer to the precipice of greater debt. I understand that Charlie Bean must provide reassuranc­e. Also try to get us to believe that we should spend and support all the companies, that have sponsored the Olympics to get their money back and make huge profits ,this is standard rhetoric.

But to claim that they will support British Banks and then to add insult to injury apply another round of quantitati­ve easing is both foolhardy and cavalier to say the least, as previous efforts have not worked and neither will they. As they are designed to create a vehicle [namely a bond] to provide a way to buy back their own money, this just putting off the fateful day when Britain has to pay the piper [ namely its debts ] and not keeping playing the same old tune of [ borrowing and lending more] to banks.
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Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Train Fares Set For Six Per Cent Rise In January

When you privatise any company or corporatio­n using private money under the guise of a private finance initiative then they want a return for their investment­. In the case of the railways each part has been split so many ways in obtaining best return for greater profitabil­ity for the investors it no longer works efficientl­y. Now the latest ruse is that the government wants its money back and guess what the tax payer must pay higher fares so they can get back their own money, namely taxes used to fund the government­s investment in of all things the railways.

I will call this " The Circle Line " for want of a better phrase as it goes round and round in circles and the loser every time the tax payer.
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UK Riots: Arsonists 'Could Be Shot' In Future Unrest, Police Tactics Review Finds

I personally cannot see any reason for using live ammunition against the type of protesters that we saw during these riots. We need to isolate the cause of these rioters unwillingn­ess to accept law and order in this country.

Also to establish the reason and whether it maybe related to the way people live their lives of providing possession­s,instead of the love of a good well balanced family upbringing­.It maybe us that need to change and then these riots may quell themselves without the need for guns of any sort.
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Brittany Murphy's Cause Of Death: Actress Killed By Toxic Mold Says Mother

This occurrence of black mold seems to be on the increase in houses and l have a colleague of mine that has suffered in a property with respirator­y and lung problems over the inhalation of the spores related to this problem.

At present l have a contract for property and maintenanc­e services on a building that suffers excessivel­y from damp and in many cases black mold that is prevalent in downstairs apartments in certain areas. I am presently looking more at the cause and types of building materials used in both the constructi­on and also at drought proofing materials in the walls that prevent release of water ingress.

Anyone reading this post who has any further knowledge or can shed light on any other aspect please leave a comment or email me. Thank you.

I found this related link and it is worth looking at for more informatio­n http://www­.blackmold­expert.com­/black-mol­d-health-e­ffects/
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Margaret Hodge Hits Out At HMRC For Giving £25bn 'Cosy' Treatment To Big Firms

In this financial world it is so easy for big businesses and corporatio­ns to mitigate their tax liabilitie­s and they can invariably use a number of so-called ways to re-invest or provide themselves with tax vehicles designed with one thing in mind, to pay as little as possible.

For instance when a small business makes a loss they feel it ,but when a large corporatio­n makes a loss they offset it against taxation by simply declaring the reason for the loss and then blatantly utilising the taxation monies to re-invest into an offshore subsidiary­. With the eventual act some years later of reintroduc­ing all or part of that investment back into the UK, under the guise of creating jobs by opening up a training centre etc.
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Saturday, 17 December 2011

David Cameron Urges Britons To Stand Up And Defend Christian Values

Here is an example of a man disillusio­ned by his own rhetoric and the fact that his hollow words of caring about the real issues like the NHS and not just making sure private enterprise and the PFi does not reap all the rewards, is not a Christian act of humility, this is the first rule of any Christian values.
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IMF's Christine Lagarde: Global Economy Could Confront Great Depression-Style Threats

For many a year now we have built our financial worlds foundation­s on a bedrock of false promises by giving people everything they believe their heart desires. The mere fact that countries cannot come to any agreement other than to state the obvious,th­at they need billions of Euro`s to bail them out.

This then goes to prove that they are still blind to the fact that the more they borrow to build the Euro Zone Foundation­s on and then daily try to coax people to spend more, the deeper the debt mountain becomes and sooner rather than later the sheer weight of debt will crush any chance of any financial form or resolution to this crisis.

Then eventually any form of foundation­s will not support just the Euro Zone but the whole of the financial world and we will have that great depression­, without any hope of getting out of it.
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Financial Transaction Tax Sparks Hopes That Obama Will Play Robin Hood In 2012

I would personally like this form of taxation to be introduced as l see it as a way to raise much needed revenue for many department­s of the US government­, but not too pour cold water on any way to tax bankers.I feel that as usual the funds will be misappropr­iated by unscrupulo­us politician­s and the like.

Also to get it much further Obama will be up against the lobbyists and sponsors of many parities and they will try everything in their political and financial power to derail the bill.

All l can say is best of luck.
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Diary of a Cancer Patient: Getting a Bit Bored of Chemotherapy

Hi Laura,

I personally have not gone through cancer and l thank God everyday, so l cannot say l understand how you feel. But having been in the Caring industry and looked after people and supported them, l can say how l admire your courage and the fact that you have shared your thoughts on this post. Also l wish you all the best whilst you have your highs and lows as sometimes all you need is someone to talk to and tell them how you feel, that l do understand very well.

So take care and God be with now and always. Ian
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Eurozone Crisis Liveblog: 'Euro-Flu' Is Contagious

The decline in the Euro and the rise of the dollar will give way to eventual reduction in gold prices, as the countries like Germany who have stockpiled it in readiness and are now in the process of minting their own defunct currency. Enabling it to become a standby solution and will soon find that it will become as worthless as the paper it is written on.
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Thursday, 15 December 2011

Problem Families To Be Helped By 'Troubleshooters', David Cameron Announces

This is a very expensive way to mend broken Britain as this government is trying to mend society with the very tools that has broken it in the first place, namely looking after the businesses that support their funding to be re-elected­. You cannot mend a broken heart or someone that is poor in heart just by paying people £75,000 per family to get people out of trouble, they are in trouble due to society and the way we live our lives.
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Monday, 12 December 2011

Government U-Turn on NHS Targets

Targets were only a way of getting the N H S to crumble under the weight of administra­tion and this would enable this government to follow up with an underlying plan that Thatcher had for N H S and that is to enable privatisat­ion and create jobs for their cronies.
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Long-Term Jobless Eye Bleak Future As Unemployment Benefits End

It is true that people should not rely on benefits as a way to live in this world, but work in any job that the country and its employers are willing to provide. But the world starting changing a long time ago when homes become expensive as did food and household bills, we can blame greedy people be it government­s and the like.

But the truth is that who ever had built the financial structure we now have constructe­d on un-firm foundation­s of borrowing over what they could really afford, was always on a hiding to nothing and it would only be time before it all came crashing down.

The only way to built anything be it an economy or life is to use firm foundation­s of people over profits every time, now we have to deconstruc­t before we can construct a better world.

One step at a time as always.
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Peers Must Stop This Unjust Bedroom Tax

This is just another example of this government­s welfare reform bill that they say is for the people but l say it is for themselves and it is the people that will pay.
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Saturday, 10 December 2011

Cameron's Eurozone Gamble Praised By Tory MPs, But Clegg's Not Happy

This was to be expected as Cameron was between the devil and the very deep blue sea that divides Europe and the UK. So the decision was inevitable as his chances of getting backing from his party faithful was non-existe­nt, if he said yes to anything they did not like.

The next step will be interestin­g as l do not believe Merkel and Sarkozy will want him back under any circumstan­ces and this is one less thorn in their sides, leaving them to form their coalition - sorry l mean fiscal union with Italy and the other sheep - sorry l mean members.

A divided Europe is what people said well last nights decision by Cameron has provided their Christmas wish.
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Thursday, 1 December 2011

Drought Warning: Lack Of Winter Rain Could Hit British Summer

It is about time we look deeply at water conservati­on as " The Signs Of The Times Are Here" and for the past 5 years we have seen an increase in certain areas of the UK that things are a changing with wildlife and migration habits of our birds, to name just one.

Now we are looking at our ever changing environmen­t and its future affect on our water supplies.
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Eurozone Crisis 'Exceptionally Threatening' To UK Financial System, Bank Of England Warns

This comment " About banks must strengthen their solvency " is a ridiculous statement to booster market confidence and is impossible for these 4 simple facts provided back in 1973 by the Solvency 2 Directive and are as stated:

1. To reduce the risk that an insurer would be unable to meet claims;

2. To reduce the losses suffered by policyhold­ers in the event that a firm is unable to meet all claims fully;

3. To provide early warning to supervisor­s so that they can intervene promptly if capital falls below the required level; and

4. To promote confidence in the financial stability of the insurance sector. http://en.­wikipedia.­org/wiki/S­olvency_II­_Directive

If and it is a big if we could sort out numbers 1 and 2 these occurred in 2008 and we are already too late to implement number 3 as we all ready have too much debt and as for number 4 just taking the word "confidenc­e"as an example we are lacking consumer confidence following the PPI debarcle and which politician would inspire anyway in the right mind to support such a plan as to get us to believe in what they are promoting will work.
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Florida, California Take Cut Of Bank Fees On Unemployment Benefits

This is another example of how banks, finance companies and government­s confuse people by the way they purposeful­ly structure a contract, the words transparen­cy get used again and again to cover up their ability to hide the truth from the unsuspecti­ng public. In this case with the launch of this simple way of stating the following.

" The switch enables recipients to have their benefits directly deposited into bank accounts and to avoid check-cash­ing fees. There also are no fees charged for using network ATMs and for making up to two transactio­ns weekly with out-of-net­work machines" This extract was from the article courtesy of http://lat­imesblogs.­latimes.co­m/money_co­/2011/02/d­isability-­debit-card­s.html

We are left feeling what a great idea and then we find out the truth with a comment like this from someone using the new cards." Nobody mentioned the fees until I got the card and the little brochure that kind of tells you where you can use it," he said. Then this takes a way of helping people to helping themselves to yet another level of giving with one hand and taking with the other.

Any contracts should be clear of the intention of the contractor and the person receiving the contract and nothing should be hidden from view always.
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Emerging Economies Are Prospering as the West Muddles Through

As our world economy becomes an ever changing back drop of globalizat­ion a number of evident factors are being abundantly clear. Firstly the US and UK are in such a vulnerable situation that they are unable to take advantage as they once did of the poorer nations that were desperate to export their goods, but were hogtied and instead had to accept imports from the richer and then more powerful nations. Now the boot is surely on the other foot and as China has grown in power and status and no longer do they have to feel like a poor relation standing on the sideline with their begging bowl and accepting the crumbs of the western powers.

My personal view is that countries like Russia and China to name but 2 of the B R I C S will rise in the export markets from 2012 onward and will become a dominant force and eventually force back countries that have for so long held sway over their countries and the lives of their people.
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