Highbury House is selling all its magazines, now the banks have stepped in. Can’t say I’m too surprised. Here’s hoping they and their staff all find good homes. And that I get paid.
UPDATE: Looks like Highbury is only going to be able to raise £8 million at most from the sale of its magazines.
I don’t know: you’d have to ask China. Maybe they just have a really, really large sofa.
In his case you haven’t been keeping up with tax cases, the news that Arctic Systems has won its High Court Appeal probably won’t interest you very much. But for freelances, particularly those working in the IT industry, it’s a very important case that strikes to the heart of how the Inland Revenue operates.
There’s an easy way to avoid irritating phone conversations with overseas call centres. Asking them to stop doesn’t work. Even if you tell them that the person they’re after won’t be in until after 6pm, they’ll just call again and again at 1pm the next day and the next day and the next. Ask them never to call again and they’ll happily promise to make that entry in your file. Then someone else will call.
But there is a way out, if you have Caller ID.
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