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Vince Cable, One Direction, and a minimum wage rise for apprentices

There was a significant amount of chortling in LDV Towers over the Telegraph’s report of Vince Cable’s comments about One Direction’s earnings. One member of our team even suggested photoshopping his head onto this photo of the boy band wearing onesies.  Mercifully, copyright and lack of photoshopping skills on my part spares you that sight.

Vince thought he was being asked about, I presume, a director’s £5 million salary, which he described as “mad”, “downright immoral” and “grossly offensive”.  It would be hardly surprising that he would take that view given his actions to curb executive pay. He added, …

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  • User AvatarSimon Pike 8th Jul - 2:01pm
    I need to correct a typing error in my previous post - in the second paragraph, I meant to say: rating care homes 'requires improvement'.
  • User AvatarSimon Pike 8th Jul - 1:59pm
    It is incorrect and unfair to infer that a CQC assessment "requiring improvement" means that the care provided to residents is below standard. From personal...
  • User AvatarGlenn 8th Jul - 1:51pm
    John Marriott "Shut up Glenn" as usual. No I won't.
  • User AvatarLorenzo Cherin 8th Jul - 1:08pm
    I referred to Jenny and....David....!
  • User AvatarLorenzo Cherin 8th Jul - 1:07pm
    A very sensible piece from Ruth, revealing, insightful commentary. Although much Jenny and Davis convey is correct, we must not, as opinionated ideologues, denounce,markets. Get...
  • User AvatarRuth Bright 8th Jul - 12:21pm
    Barry - exactly. As quoted in the piece the CQC already had 17% of homes not passing muster before the pandemic and many of us...