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Germans look after German workers, French look after French, why do English look after everyone but their own.


.....and it has been this way for decades.


It's because the English "working class" don't take that readily to work. :oops:

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Germans look after German workers, French look after French, why do English look after everyone but their own.


.....and it has been this way for decades.


It's because the English "working class" don't take that readily to work. :oops:



Interesting comment, care to develop that theory?

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Roman Abramovich gets £45m loan from UK taxpayer.

Taxpayers are to lend £45 million to a company controlled by Roman Abramovich, one of the world’s richest men, as part of a government export drive.

Part of the £45 million loan to Evraz, the international steel mills group, will be used to contract Primetals Technologies, a joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Siemens, to upgrade its steelmaking facility in Saskatchewan, Canada reports The Times

Under UK Export Finance rules, which are more relaxed than many other countries’ export credit agencies, only 25 per cent of a loan needs to support jobs in the UK. Primetals has an office in London and UKEF said that the loan to Evraz would support jobs at Primetal’s design and engineering studios in Sheffield, where it used to be known as Siemens VAI Metals before its merger with Mitsubishi.

In an attempt to win more work for British-based businesses, UKEF is offering overseas companies outright loans, in addition to its usual role of offering borrowing or credit guarantees.

UKEF, a division of the Treasury, announced its first direct lending deal last year, backing a contract in Dubai for Carillion, the construction company. It will announce three more deals today, one of them with the company controlled by Mr Abramovich, the Russian tycoon who is the owner of Chelsea Football Club and whose fortune is believed to exceed £7 billion.

Margaret Eyres, who heads the new direct-lending division of UKEF, said that British export credit tended to be available to countries where borrowing was more difficult than in the west or with companies whose credit ratings may not be “top notch” and therefore were being encouraged by their own bankers to diversify their borrowing.

Evraz, according to Moody’s, has a credit rating of Ba3, typically known as sub-investment class or towards the safer end of the junk bond spectrum.

Ms Eyres said that UKEF’s direct loan facility had become attractive to companies because it was being offered at a fixed rate compared with floating rates, which may be the only loans on offer in their domestic markets.

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It's because the English "working class" don't take that readily to work. :oops:



Interesting comment, care to develop that theory?


It's called youmer, ironic youmer; but many a truth said in jest and plenty of evidence of it. :mrgreen:

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It's because the English "working class" don't take that readily to work. :oops:



Interesting comment, care to develop that theory?


It's called youmer, ironic youmer; but many a truth said in jest and plenty of evidence of it. :mrgreen:



No its not, its called back tracking.....

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It's called youmer, ironic youmer; but many a truth said in jest and plenty of evidence of it. :mrgreen:



No its not, its called back tracking.....

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It's called youmer, ironic youmer; but many a truth said in jest and plenty of evidence of it. :mrgreen:



No its not, its called back tracking.....

:shock:
No it isn't.


I love Pantomime...................


Oh Yes it is, he's behind YOU. :lol: :wink: :roll:

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Well, it is almost Pantomime season.

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No its not, its called back tracking.....

:shock:
No it isn't.


I love Pantomime...................


Oh Yes it is, he's behind YOU. :lol: :wink: :roll:


I like it.... :lol:

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SELWolf wrote:
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It's called youmer, ironic youmer; but many a truth said in jest and plenty of evidence of it. :mrgreen:



No its not, its called back tracking.....

:shock:
No it isn't.



Its an interesting topic, how idle the English workforce.

I think its absolutely essential when entering a new work place you work out quickly the strivers from the idlers.

For me I always confronted those who didn't fancy work with conversation around that theme.

I would state within conversation that I try and work out early who wants to work and make life easy for everyone, and those who would sooner moan through life.

I believe for an anxiety free mentality you have to confront the time wasters while shouting the praise of those who attack work with enthusiasm.

No matter the level of the worker be they shop floor or board room, sorting them out early as always seemed the most productive method.

In England looking back I would guess I could name 50% workers and 50% shirkers, I bought beer for workers, I shouted at shirkers, and enjoyed doing it.

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In England looking back I would guess I could name 50% workers and 50% shirkers...


As I said:

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It's because the English "working class" don't take that readily to work. :oops:

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In England looking back I would guess I could name 50% workers and 50% shirkers...


As I said:

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It's because the English "working class" don't take that readily to work. :oops:


Would you say that 50% of teachers lacked 100% commitment each day to make everyone of their pupils lives more rewarding.
Do they retain the highest level of enthusiasm to wake up each day with absolute positivity for that days challenges.

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In England looking back I would guess I could name 50% workers and 50% shirkers...


As I said:

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It's because the English "working class" don't take that readily to work. :oops:


Would you say that 50% of teachers lacked 100% commitment each day to make everyone of their pupils lives more rewarding.
Do they retain the highest level of enthusiasm to wake up each day with absolute positivity for that days challenges.

How could anyone know?

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SELWolf wrote:
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In England looking back I would guess I could name 50% workers and 50% shirkers...


As I said:

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It's because the English "working class" don't take that readily to work. :oops:


Would you say that 50% of teachers lacked 100% commitment each day to make everyone of their pupils lives more rewarding.
Do they retain the highest level of enthusiasm to wake up each day with absolute positivity for that days challenges.[/quote]
How could anyone know?[/quote]

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It's because the English "working class" don't take that readily to work

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Huge shortfall in teachers forces schools to look overseas for new recruits.

Figures show a record 50,000 teachers left the profession in a year, even though pupil numbers continue to grow

http://www.theguardian.com/education/20 ... s-recruits

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Huge shortfall in teachers forces schools to look overseas for new recruits.

Figures show a record 50,000 teachers left the profession in a year, even though pupil numbers continue to grow

http://www.theguardian.com/education/20 ... s-recruits


I mentioned this to The Wench, and she's not surprised. She only teaches part-time these days, but teachers, like nurses, are expected to do more, and work longer hours, for no reward, and everything is based on achieving better results, and then Ofsted rock up. Too much pressure.

I've only put our Joe down for Highfields and Smestow, when he goes to the big school, next year, and I must admit, my old school, Highfields was very impressive. One thing's for certain, if you can't get a good education at that school, then you'll never get one. Superb facilities, great opportunity.

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Eastfield Primary in Wolvo apparently has one of the very worst air pollution stats in the country.

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Eastfield Primary in Wolvo apparently has one of the very worst air pollution stats in the country.


On the way out of town, on the Willenhall Road. I wonder why, is it near some sort of factory?

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Eastfield Primary in Wolvo apparently has one of the very worst air pollution stats in the country.


On the way out of town, on the Willenhall Road. I wonder why, is it near some sort of factory?

It was mentioned in the Sunday Times that it was the sixth worst in the country in a table of ten which experiences nitrogen dioxide (to do with diesel emissions) in it's ambient environment. The article was about a clean air campaign and discussed how schools in general suffered poor air pollution. I guess that it's close to the M6 or otherwise experiences heavy traffic and that's the result.

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Eastfield Primary in Wolvo apparently has one of the very worst air pollution stats in the country.


On the way out of town, on the Willenhall Road. I wonder why, is it near some sort of factory?


it's due to the thriving bootleg baccy trade round the back of the bike sheds

singles - a great way for a non smoker to mmake a nice raise at school - my kid bro always asked me to get them for him - little fuck was getting crazy money per stick

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Eastfield Primary in Wolvo apparently has one of the very worst air pollution stats in the country.


On the way out of town, on the Willenhall Road. I wonder why, is it near some sort of factory?


it's due to the thriving bootleg baccy trade round the back of the bike sheds

singles - a great way for a non smoker to mmake a nice raise at school - my kid bro always asked me to get them for him - little fuck was getting crazy money per stick


Bootlegger. :lol: When did you move into Pimping. :roll:

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“Our NHS faces extinction at their hands,” he said.

“That is why we will fight at every step to save our hospitals and all the vital services they provide.

“These cuts are unwanted and unnecessary except in the penny-pinching schemes of those politicians who would rather we had the American model of healthcare-for-profit.

“Revelations that North Manchester General is to be 70% flattened to make way for a housing estate proves our assertion that we are in a fight for the future of our local hospitals.

“We are fully in support of the judicial review over the downgrading at Wythenshawe and will be looking at the basis for legal cases at the other five threatened hospitals as one plank of an upscaled fightback against this terrible threat to healthcare across Greater Manchester.”

Actions which the group are looking to take include lobbying Clinical Commissioning Groups and local politicians, writing for support from key Labour figures – including Jeremy Corbyn – and mounting protests.

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Apparently Osborne is claiming that the Royal Mail has been returned to private ownership. It had never been private until right wingers began to make it so a few years ago.

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On the way out of town, on the Willenhall Road. I wonder why, is it near some sort of factory?

Factory.....in Wolverhampton?

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Note the 2014 structure KK. Every one of those boxes is made up of lots of people picking up pay. And we haven't even got down to the bits which deliver care. I have to write reports and returns to most of those places on a regular basis to prove to them that we are doing things. It's easier than looking after patients. :roll:

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Well you lot have a funny idea of poverty........Four hundred and fifty thousand grand starter homes.

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Well you lot have a funny idea of poverty........Four hundred and fifty thousand grand starter homes.


Is that down Compton? :P

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