Category: People

In the 20th Century, learning was viewed as a phase that took place early in one’s life. The objective for all socio-economic groups was to “get an education” and then decide on “a trade or profession”, whether or not that was in the public or private sector. Game sorted – 45 years of work, marriage,…
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Upton Sinclair was an American writer and political activist who, in the mid 1930’s, wrote a series of allegorical novels that exposed poor working conditions in various USA work environments between the World Wars. He first coined the term “white collar worker” to describe those who were involved in professional, managerial or administrative work. He compared…
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Recently, I have met three young dentists who have bought practices under what I can only describe as questionable circumstances. Three different locations around the UK and yet the audit trail of events that is disturbingly similar: Existing owner in mid-50’s decides to sell whilst goodwill values are at an historic high; Sales figures for…
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Politics I’ve always been inclined to respond to the visual rather than than the written word and so I’m grateful to the BBC web site this morning for giving me a quick and easy glance at what happened yesterday. Without taking any political sides, it’s clear that Mrs May has made a significant tactical error…
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