Tag Archives: Isle of Man

Keeping up with the Vidamours, the Smiths and the Quayles

A while ago, I confessed to my addiction to consultations.  Give me the chance to have my say, and I’m there, all opinions blazing.  This past summer there was quite a rash of them (consultations, not opinions), including one issued … Continue reading

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Clandestine legislation

There I was on Thursday morning, my whole day carefully planned ahead of me (including two McVitie’s dark chocolate digestives at elevenses – something to aim for), when wham!  I opened a news feed and there, nestled unobtrusively in its … Continue reading

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Now that’s what I call neighbourly

Regular readers will know of my dislike for the UK’s Bribery Act 2010 – or, more specifically, for the corporate offence contained in Section 7 of the Act.  If it were a person, it would be off my Christmas card … Continue reading

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Island life

As you read this, I am winging my way overhead, on a sleazyJet flight from Southend to Jersey.  I normally go from Stansted, but timing was against me and so I am sampling the delights of one of London’s smaller … Continue reading

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Sunglasses all round

This will be my last post for a little while, as I am taking a holiday.  No, I am not jetting off to glamorous locations on the strength of pots of royalties from Ned the pig and Edward the MLRO … Continue reading

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Ned completes his world tour

Ned tells me that he was mobbed by groupies when he landed at Ronaldsway Airport in the Isle of Man last night – apparently the shades were no disguise, and there was lots of squealing.  Yes, “Anti-Money Laundering: A Guide … Continue reading

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