Dame Shirley was lambasted after selling three cemeteries to a Panamanian speculator for 15p. GKN, the car components and engineering group, is to close its joint venture body pressing plant, at Telford, in Shropshire, with the loss of 200 jobs. But with no job, the only way he could only stick was if he conjured up something new (which he did).Hence, Mr Harari's advice to all bosses: 'Pretend you are leaving the company in six months with no replacement. Four years ago, Hambros advised Sir James Goldsmith and his chums on their pounds 13.5bn hostile bid for BAT. LITTER on the ground and a jumble of excuses in the air here yesterday as talk of Tenby's Derby failure dominated a hollow second day of the Blue Riband meeting.
Michael Heseltine, President of the Board of Trade, is expected to announce this week that if a pounds 300m- pounds 350m fund raised from the insurance industry runs out, the Government will step in to meet outstanding claims. At a Camp David-style retreat, a Republican senator is being coached for his forthcoming television debate against the Democratic candidate. During August, the county coroner's office investigated 263 possible homicides: nine more than the previous record, set in July. I was very pleased about this until I imagined the roles in reverse.My pet idea for alleviating the small firm's perennial problem of late payment is to introduce statutory interest on accounts overdue on statutory terms - this would remove the opprobrium attached to charging interest, as everybody would have to do it.Those who needed funds would have to pay for them.
A husband won permission yesterday to challenge in the House of Lords a landmark court decision giving his divorced wife a legal right to a share in his pension as a 'post-nuptial settlement'. I mean, most Englishmen would only go to Savile Row for suits, and they'd want a mature person to fit them I was only 30. By depriving the Health and Safety Executive of funding and resources to tackle effectively the problems of non-compliance and bad practice, the Government is adding to, not reducing, burdens on business.Mr Neilson's death is part of a catalogue of shame that is costing this country an estimated pounds 11bn- pounds 16bn a year This is the real burden. This is a lesson all fathers could learn, if only because Dawn's pictures were much more shocking than the photos of Kate Moss with her breasts exposed. This is to be welcomed.' He called on the Government to accept Sinn Fein's electoral mandate.There appears to have been little movement on any side since last week's three-day IRA ceasefire, which because of its brevity was widely dismissed as inadequate. Alan's name will ensure these writers get the kind of attention something like GBH got.