down to see full list; previous
month's (December 2017) Viewpoint
down for: A Home and Small Business
Viewpoint by Len Tondel, from 1st January 2018
way of explanation. The
term 'home business' consists of two words.
'Business' is the second one; it's there to
qualify and support the word 'home' and all
that goes with it - and not vice versa. Consequently,
we also list below, items which are of interest
and value to the home. Whether in its context
as an office or as a part of your family and
lifestyle but always
directed at the improved prospects and enjoyment
that running a business from home, in its entirety,
For a current, multi-part
starting and running a
business from home,
go here: http://www.homebusiness.org.uk/features.htm
Britain will secure a bespoke trade deal after
Brexit, French President Emmanuel Macron suggests.
Reading between the lines, that's very neighbourly
of Mr Macron! He's obviously seen little Ingerlandt
struggling with its absence of leadership, integrity
and common sense and is offering to help sort
matters out. Good man. He's even offering to
lend us a French national work of art, the Bayeaux
Tapestry. Perhaps we could reciprocate by giving
him one of our (fake) national treasures in
return? Like Nigel Farage.
an EU ban on credit card charges could make
your holiday more expensive. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/advice/credit-card-charges-illegal-hike-holiday-prices/
How's that go, then? Pisshead British tourist
loses credit card which then gets picked up
by a passing crook?
newsfeed changes: Mark Zuckerberg announces
site will ask users to rank trust in media using
Given the average moronic Facebook user,
it would be much quicker and much more reliable
to go to one of those rare American sources
which offer accurate and truthful 'news' already,
such as Counterpunch. https://www.counterpunch.org/
joins crackdown on hate speech. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2018/01/19/instagram-joins-crackdown-hate-speech/
(Except hate speech aimed at Muslims, Syrians,
Iraqis, Libyans, Palestinians, North Koreans,
the Russians, the Poles, Asians, blacks and
so on and so on . . .)
hotel bans all social media influencers.
Good for them! Not that there is such a thing
as a 'social media influencer' anyway. Just
one waster appealing to other dumb wasters.
(Like mainstream, fake news shitewriters.)
Yes, we love ready meals but Britain
is still a foodie nation. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jan/20/britain-foodie-nation-angela-hartnett-european-cuisine
Ony according to the media - which is better
known for its fake news, propaganda, lies and
lack of taste than as a public barometer.
Ways to Cut Costs in Your Home Business.
Junk Drawer Items to Sell on eBay. https://www.thebalance.com/10-junk-drawer-items-to-sell-on-ebay-4078798?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=11891316&utm_term=
to Sell Used Books for the Most Cash. https://www.thebalance.com/how-to-sell-used-books-for-the-most-cash-1388970?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=11891316&utm_term=
allows diners to buy food and furnishings.
mannequin adapts to different body shapes.
UK retail sales fall in December. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42744499
Despite state propaganda (fake news) trying
to talk up Little Ingerlandt's economic situation.
plan dubbed 'sticking plaster'. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42745119
'Sticking plaster' is pretty good going for
the present regime of Tory Fags for Shiteland
America. Normally, nothing happens until they
receive instructions via Twatter from the Pentagon.
shake-up could leave many without cash, consumer
group warns. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42741465
Mind you, there's a lot of people who ain't
got no cash these days, anyway. Still. It's
precisely what the banks want.
boss named in RBS scandal. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42739680
of UK home movers at 10-year high. http://www.independent.co.uk/money/spend-save/uk-homemovers-movoing-house-housing-market-property-a8166426.html
leasehold rip-off: how firms charge hundreds
of pounds for sales packs. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/consumer-affairs/new-leasehold-rip-off-firms-charge-hundreds-pounds-sales-packs/
meters: can energy suppliers (or hackers) turn
off my supply remotely? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/ask-a-money-expert/smart-meters-can-energy-suppliers-hackers-turn-supply-remotely/
receives record number of foreign tourists thanks
to weak pound and 'Outlander effect'. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/scotland-receives-record-number-of-annual-visitors/
Plus the Scots aren't seen as Shiteland of
America colonials. Unlike their neighbours south
of Hadrian's Wall.
owner hits out at YouTube vloggers who flooded
his business with bad reviews after he refused
to grant free stays. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/19/hotel-owner-hits-youtube-vloggers-flooded-business-bad-reviews/
It's long been common knowledge that cowardly,
illiterate, social media shite have been trying
to manipulate small businesses with their reviews
and the upshot is that any establishment which
has received a lot of social media praise probably
isn't worth considering. And vice versa.
call centre closure sees TalkTalk top broadband
complaints league. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2018/01/19/indian-call-centre-scam-sees-talktalk-top-broadband-complaints/
I thought it was that silly, prancing American
shithead in the adverts who was prompting all
Tower fire: Kensington council being humiliated
at public meetings, says committee chair.
There's a very quick fix for that. It's called
assessment: a step-by-step guide to completing
your tax return. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/tax/return/self-assessment-step-by-step-guide-completing-tax-return/
Households' spending returns to pre-economic
downturn levels. https://www.aol.co.uk/money/2018/01/18/households-spending-returns-to-pre-economic-downturn-levels/
Spending money they haven't got, though.
force to support Carillion-hit firms.
creates fund for Carillion's small business
Plus a bit to keep bent politicians happy.
deals 'costing taxpayers billions'. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42724939
Another Tory scam for fleecing the taxpayer,
taking government debt off the books and assuring
bent politicians a steady stream of bungs.
bomb' is latest Apple bug. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-42728336
Today's latest on Made In Shiteland of America.
plan back-firing, say councils. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42724940
It was just a publicity gimmick for the state's
fake news propaganda, doncha know.
Sisters chicken supplier 'sent MPs Christmas
And what else did our MPs 'get for Christmas'?
takes her cat to the vet - then finds it selling
on Facebook marketplace for £50. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/17/woman-takes-cat-vet-finds-selling-facebook-marketplace-50/
to Make More Money in Business. https://www.thebalance.com/business-money-makers-2948297?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=11891257&utm_term=
Plans Made Simple. https://www.thebalance.com/business-plans-made-simple-1794150?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=11891257&utm_term=
on Creating and Growing Your Personal Brand.
street lamp powered by dog poo. https://www.springwise.com/new-street-lamp-powered-dog-poo/?utm_campaign=1046042_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202018-01-15&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,MF4Q,2V1FMX,2C1AL,1
from cars used as ink on public health billboard.
Work paused on Carillion construction sites.
Not that much work ever took place on Carillion
sites . . .
latest: Pension trade body warns of scammers
taking advantage in aftermath of collapse.
Dog eat dog, eh?
boss to appear in front of MPs after staff told
to let small business clients hang themselves.
Yet when numerous sources started suggesting
that criminal bankers should swing, the offshore,
fake news, state media howled them down. Perhaps
they were worried about their own necks as well?
criticises short-term policies to improve skills
toughens advert payment rules. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-42716393
accused of 'helping criminals' by selling old
items of uniform on eBay. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/17/police-accused-helping-criminals-selling-old-items-uniform-ebay/
Is this going to be a new reality tv series?
court ruling could decriminalise street prostitution
in UK. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/prostitutes-sex-workers-criminalise-trafficking-victims-divisional-court-ruling-prostitution-a8163466.html
Westminster's political whores looking for
a fresh avenue, perhaps?
plastic-free stores showing the big brands how
to do it. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/17/the-plastic-free-stores-showing-the-big-brands-how-to-do-it
Community: what anti-virus do you trust and
store in Singapore sells only Kickstarter-funded
printing from algae bioplastic eliminates waste.
exhibition aims to engage wider audience.
smartphone designed for very young children.
ebike design reduces risk of accidents.
grocery store brings food at consumers
Carillion directors to be investigated.
And not incompetent, corrupt ministers?
to help smaller firms supply Government.
The Crown Commercial Service and the Government
Legal Department have launched a new public
sector contract, which has been simplified and
streamlined in order to help smaller firms become
Government suppliers. The new contract is written
in plain English and is also more user-friendly
so smaller firms can understand and use the
contract without the need for legal advice.
The new contract will be first used for facilities
management contracts before being rolled out
across central government. 'Support' in the
language of the Tories means anything but actual
help. Companies like Carillion which are the
source of endless, lucrative bungs, remain the
fears for poorer households. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42691657
There are no 'fears' as far as the criminal
banks, shite American payday loan companies
and credit card lenders are concerned.
market 'remains buoyant' despite interest rate
Media under fire for £240 bills to end
contracts in areas where company can't provide
businesses brace for credit and debit card fee
ban coming into effect this weekend. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/credit-card-fee-ban-uk-business-plan-weekend-deadline-banking-regulation-a8153801.html
with banned additive among risks of US-UK trade
This article looks at 10 items of shite which
we could be forced to import from the U Shiteland
of America under a trade 'deal'. (As advocated
by Tory Fags for America and Little Ingerlandt's
fake news media.)
in Netherlands take fight for their EU rights
to Dutch court. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jan/16/britons-in-netherlands-take-fight-for-their-eu-rights-to-dutch-court
app helps children through learning and play.
spider silk makes its way into fashion.
launches fully organic underground farm in Paris.
3D printing technique uses genetically programmed
living cells. https://www.springwise.com/new-3d-printing-technique-uses-genetically-programmed-living-cells/?utm_campaign=1044029_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202018-01-12&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,MDKT,2V1FMX,2BWRU,1
ad doubles as a pregnancy test. https://www.springwise.com/new-ad-doubles-pregnancy-test/?utm_campaign=1044029_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202018-01-12&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,MDKT,2V1FMX,2BWRU,1
Carillion collapse: Government contractor enters
compulsory liquidation 'with immediate effect'.
All that damage and no 'terrorists' in sight.
Apart from the Tories themselves.
Tory Housing Secretary Was Director Of His Brothers
£11m Buy-To-Let Property Firm.
UK house prices up £2,000 in January,
but buyers remain 'choosy'. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/uk/average-uk-house-prices-2000-january-buyers-remain-choosy/
Q&A: will we lose our home if we can't afford
to keep up our monthly mortgage payments?
banking: The money revolution nobody knows about.
That's the whole idea.
Of People Are Drinking Alcohol To Deal With
Day-To-Day Pressures. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/people-drink-alcohol-consumption-deal-daily-life_uk_5a58e68ae4b04f3c55a22b36
UK has been labelled as dangerous for tourists
as the Democratic Republic of the Congo and
Algeria in a new travel advisory ranking system
from the US State Department. http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/us-travel-advisory-ranking-uk-dangerous-congo-terrorism-threat-american-tourists-warning-trump-a8159556.html
Still nothing like as dangerous as the Terrorist
Shithole of America where statistically, you
stand more chance of being murdered by a policeman
than from all the attacks in Europe put together.
to replace US as second most popular tourism
Discerning tourists are finally making their
mark: who wants to visit a terrorist shithole
and France may drift apart after Brexit, warns
former ambassador. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jan/15/uk-and-france-may-drift-apart-after-brexit-warns-former-ambassador
Does that mean we might start finding some
British produce in the shops?
school scam warning as Charity Commission says
parents are being targeted by email fraudsters.
supermarket chickens show record levels of antibiotic-resistant
new rules of dining out: resist table-hogging,
tip in cash, don't moan about cakeage. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/jan/15/the-new-rules-of-dining-out-resist-table-hogging-tip-in-cash-dont-moan-about-cakeage
Obviously written for social media riff-raff
because there's nothing 'new' about these rules
modern engineer building classic bicycle frames
in pictures. https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2018/jan/15/modern-engineer-building-classic-bicycle-frames-in-pictures
fishing on the river Lune - in pictures.
modern-day silversmith in pictures.
of the little mesters: a Sheffield pocket knife
maker in pictures. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/gallery/2016/nov/02/revival-of-the-little-mesters-a-sheffield-pocket-knife-maker-in-pictures
HMRC debts causing more businesses to fail,
figures show. https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/01/14/hmrc-debts-causing-more-businesses-to-fail-figures-show/
Unless they're Big Corp, of course. Especially
Shithole American Big Corp.
row could kill off swift post-Brexit trade deal,
says former UK envoy. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jan/13/trump-tension-risk-quick-us-uk-trade-deal
We live in hope.
Advert Banned For Implying Indoor Air Pollution
Is More Harmful Than Outdoor Air Pollution.
Oh, look. More fake Brit, Dyson advertising
road to food sovereignty. https://newint.org/blog/2017/12/14/peasants-feed-world
Makes a refreshing change from the rubbish
one usually reads in the fake news, mainstream
'the envy of the world, says Emmanuel
Macron as he backs calls for bread to get UNESCO
I prefer some fresh, Irish soda bread, myself.
The trouble with baguettes is that their quality
is extremely variable, even in France; and it's
not proper 'man's food', either. All crust and
air holes and what little crumb there is goes
dry within a couple of hours, which doesn't
exactly enhance your Marmite and strawberry
bespoke: the rise of affordable tailoring.
There are still plenty of places around the
world where you can buy a couple of affordable,
bespoke suits. Which haven't been bombed by
American terrorist shit, that is.
pop-up bar set to open in London. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/lego-pop-up-bar-london-spring-a8158336.html
And here, the Tory regime will be unveiling
its new Housing Policy.
roaster Union aiming to double revenues as British
coffee culture booms. https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/01/14/ethical-roaster-union-aiming-to-double-revenues-as-british-coffe/
'streamed down children's faces' as terrified
crowds sought shelter from ballistic missile
that never was. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/hawaii-ballistic-missile-alert-reaction-children-cry-mother-panic-shelter-latest-updates-false-alarm-a8158116.html
And where were the reports of 'tears
streaming down childrens' faces' in the west's
cowardly, hate-preaching, fake news terrorist
propaganda when American-led shit launched millions
of real missiles, bombs, shells and bullets
against Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya,
Syria, the Yemen, Somalia, Nigeria and a couple
of dozen other countries?
Must-Have Desk Accessories for Your Home Office.
Things You Can Make and Sell for Extra Cash.
You Can Start With $10K or Less. https://www.thebalance.com/businesses-you-can-start-with-usd10k-or-less-4156832?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=11804246&utm_term=
seaweed straws can be eaten after use. https://www.springwise.com/compostable-seaweed-straws-can-eaten-use/?utm_campaign=1041956_Custom%3ASpringwise%20Daily%20-%202018-01-10&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,MBZ8,2V1FMX,2BRWI,1
Open Banking 'revolution' to challenge banks'
Another dollop of fake news bullshit.
homeowners received millions in public money
under Government scheme to help first-time buyers.
Or 'Bungs For Votes' as the regime's scheme
this the end of Britain's buy-to-let love affair?
ill 'exploited' by unaccredited online counselling.
Which is precisely what was going on in the
run-up to the Brexit referendum, of course.
And still is.
cost of travelling uninsured: £40,000
for dengue fever or £760,000 for a stroke.
welfare groups call for higher standards for
farmed chickens. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jan/13/animal-welfare-groups-call-for-higher-standards-for-farmed-chickens
This is very old news. Unfortunately, those
calls aren't going to get any further as long
as Brexit Knobhead types keep buying American
chicken fast-food shite. On
the other hand, there are plenty of people who
produce high-quality birds, just as my family
did when I was a lad. And customers were a great
deal more knowledgeable, discerning and loyal.
French baguettes should be Unesco-listed treasures.
You've got to hand it to the French - they
know how to blow their own trumpet and wave
their own flag! And rightly so, even if the
baguette and other French traditions are most
at threat from their own politicians. Unlike
Brexit Knobheads and We-Love-To-Trump goons
who prefer to wave American (and Israeli) flags
branded 'riff-raff' by Middlesboro restaurant
after complaining about meal. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/couple-riff-raff-middlesborough-restaurant-the-oven-meal-refund-complains-rubbery-prawns-a8155431.html
As they posted their criticism of the restaurant
on Facebook then it's true - they are common
delivery: Ex-pat flying favourite curry to southern
There are some very good, authentic curry
houses in France already plus plenty of ex-pats
offering all kinds of international cuisine
and not just curries. However, the south of
France isn't noted for the intelligence of its
residents, whatever their nationality.
Pound hits highest level since Brexit vote.
That's against the bog-roll $ from the U
Shitland of America. Against the euro and most
other currencies, of course, it's 'highest level'
is much more forgettable.
things we've learnt from British shoppers.
'hit by Brexit and Paradise Papers'. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-42656739
HMRC got 'hit' the moment self-assessment
was introduced, followed by a rolling programme
of digital dickheadisation.
surcharges ban - what does it mean for consumers?
Not a lot.
on 'rip-off' card surcharges to take effect.
revolution 'will help guide people to better
Does that mean they are finally going to
start hanging criminal bankers?
retiring in 2018 'have highest income expectations
in at least a decade'. https://www.aol.co.uk/money/2018/01/10/people-retiring-in-2018-have-highest-income-expectations-in-at/
Apart from the vast majority of retiring
self-employed, of course. If there is such a
thing as a self-employed person who retires.
And who can have all the 'expectations' they
overhauls News Feed to promote 'more meaningful'
posts from family and friends - raising questions
for businesses. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2018/01/12/facebook-overhauls-news-feed-promote-meaningful-posts/
Well - the obvious solution is to ban Facebook
altogether, as we keep saying. Then there wouldn't
be any issues for businesses whatsoever. Paedos,
terrorists, politicians, crooks and saddos,
perhaps. But businesses should get by OK.
to review £11bn UK roll-out of smart meters.
Or, turn a blind eye, as they say.
down as prices and profits soar. Corporate Britain
has is it far too easy. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/comment/wages-down-as-prices-and-profits-soar-corporate-britain-has-is-it-far-too-easy-a8155271.html
And much of that is off the back of the Tory
regime's millions of (fake) self-employed 'entrepreneurs.
accused of 'backroom deals' with Russia over
doping scandal. https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/jan/12/ioc-accused-of-backroom-deals-with-russia-over-doping-scandal
Errr. The IOC has had 'backroom deals' with
all major competing nations since doping took
the form of eating raw sheeps' testicles. It's
just that the 'cheating', fake news media chooses
to focus on an erring handful just to keep the
rest of the stinking can of worms out of sight.
As weell as the six-figure salaries of 'cheating'
sports hacks getting doped up at the local watering
hole every day.
connection to an Israeli business goes without
scrutiny imagine how different it would
be if that business was Palestinian. http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/jared-kushner-israel-business-connections-no-scrutiny-palestine-difference-us-relations-donald-trump-a8153411.html
How about the connections between British
('fake' Brit) politicians/the country's ('fake
news' propaganda) media and Israeli businesses
going without scrutiny?
Trump cancels February visit to UK. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-42657954
Oh, dear. Proper Brits will be gutted. Although
that's one terrorist less to worry about.
Brexit campaigners take hamper of British foods
to Brussels - made by firms worried by EU withdrawal.
Which just about sums up the Fake Brit morons
(politicians) this country has to put up with.
shopping: the winners and losers. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42603005
businesses brace for credit and debit card fee
ban coming into effect this weekend. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/credit-card-fee-ban-uk-business-plan-weekend-deadline-banking-regulation-a8153801.html
planning to sell property hits 10-year high
because of tax changes, research finds.
gap leaves Britons vulnerable to money laundering
'Knowledge gap'? That's a polite way of saying
'thick as two short planks'! Which is precisely
what Big Corp marketing and the fake news media
want them to be.
set out for 'dramatic increase' in annual number
of new homes built. https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/01/11/ambition-set-out-for-dramatic-increase-in-annual-number-of-new/
'Ambition', eh? So it's not 'promises'
or 'planning' any more? The endless
lies having got too tedious even for the regime's
official, fake news media.
fined £600,000 over nuisance marketing.
Which means Google is going to get fined
pays extra £136m in tax after HMRC investigation.
of Britons applying for French citizenship rises
tenfold in three years. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jan/11/number-of-britons-applying-for-french-citizenship-rises-tenfold-in-three-years
UK manufacturing output at its highest for 10
Ah, yes. Luxury boats, drones and bombs.
Well done, the UK 'manufacturing' industry.
boating industry buoyed by weak pound. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42623082
bag charge: 5p levy could be extended in England.
It's not just the use of plastic bags which
has caused the problem but the increasing use
of nuclear grade wrapping which needs a miner's
bar and a machette just to get at the contents.
Obviously, just another corporate trend overlooked
for many years by the fake news media, more
accustomed to lying, hate-preaching, social
media, football and anti-semitism issues. While
dumb consumers pay more for the packaging and
its marketing than its contents.
betting shares fall after FCA warns consumers
'may be at serious risk of harm'. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2018/01/10/spread-betting-firms-accused-ignoring-rules-putting-consumers/
hotspots revealed: Check your area. http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-42566393
Not so much 'hotspots' but areas which are
even more polluted than the rest of the country.
Including above all, the interior of most peoples'
cars on a school run.
cuts speed limit on roads after alarming rise
in deaths. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/10/france-cuts-speed-limit-rise-deaths
French statistics are notoriously rigged,
especially driving casualty statistics, because
the French, fatally, all think they are good
drivers. Especially driving while talking endless
shite into a piece of plastic. Textin'. Reading
texts. Looking at themselves in the mirror.
Looking at the satnav. Looking at other drivers
talking into a piece of plastic shite. Overtaking
other drivers looking at their satnavs and talking
into a piece of plastic. Trying to work out
their road signs while driving at 140kph. (If
they haven't got updated satnavs.) And so it
town's decision to ban pork-free school meals
branded 'anti-Muslim'. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/pork-free-school-meals-ban-substitute-france-town-anti-muslim-islamophobic-halal-beaucaire-a8149976.html
Much more to the point is the EU-wide - but
particularly the French - historical ban on
all things British. However, as this is not
editorial flavour-of-the-century such as inciting
hatred against Muslims, immigrants and the East
Europeans while supporting western and Israeli
terrorism instead, then of course, local, patriotic
and democratic issues don't get a mention in
the country's fake news media.
street vendor wants to give back Michelin star.
That will certainly do his business a lot
of good. The man's got 'class'.
Bailiffs unleashed on nearly 41,000 firms failing
to pay rising business rates. https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/01/08/bailiffs-unleashed-on-nearly-41-000-firms-failing-to-pay-rising/
promises fix for chip flaw that left billions
of devices vulnerable to hackers 'within a week'.
food spending up by £1bn on 2016.
food costs leave little room for festive splurge.
government urged to stop cost of VAT rule change
hitting UK firms. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jan/09/brexit-government-urged-to-stop-cost-of-vat-rule-change-hitting-uk-firms
'retentions' to help building firms hit top
gear ahead of Brexit, MP says. https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/01/09/reform-retentions-to-help-building-firms-hit-top-gear-ahead-of/
urged to prepare for online VAT reporting.
The National Farmers' Union (NFU) is urging
farmers to prepare for the introduction of Making
Tax Digital for VAT, which will require all
farm businesses operating above the VAT threshold
to keep digital records for VAT purposes from
April 2019. The NFU has warned that moving to
a digital VAT system will be a challenge for
farmers and is calling on the Government to
delay its implementation. In particular, the
NFU has warned that many farmers will struggle
to submit online reports due to poor rural broadband
speeds, while the complex nature of farm accounting
means it will be difficult to develop appropriate
software before April 2019. (EnterpriseQuest)
Warning as research shows 19% approached
about making holiday sickness claim. https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/01/09/warning-as-research-shows-19-approached-about-making-holiday-si/
UK's most popular dating sites: what they cost
and what they claim. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/consumer-affairs/uks-popular-dating-sites-cost-claim/
1.2pc savings account for those who 'actively
avoid the internet'. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/personal-banking/savings/new-12pc-savings-account-actively-avoid-internet/
bug let advertisers find users' phone numbers.
investigated by France for 'planned obsolescence'.
That's rich, coming from the country of 'Merde
Trains Will No Longer Stock Daily Mail On West
Coast Route. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/virgin-trains-daily-mail_uk_5a54ab99e4b003133ecc183b
Good to see the momentum against Little Ingerlandt's
hate-preaching, fake news, state propaganda
2017 'weakest year for consumer spending since
slowdown in house price growth in 2017, Halifax
launches free mobile app for taxpayers.
HMRC has launched a free mobile app that allows
taxpayers to view their tax code, see an estimate
of tax to be paid, check their National Insurance
number and view their tax credits payments schedule
and apply for renewals. Information for self-assessment
taxpayers is not currently available and HMRC
is not planning to launch an app for Making
Tax Digital. Using the app requires a Government
Gateway ID. The app can be downloaded from Apples
App Store and Google Play. (EnterpriseQuest)
more about the app at:
in line for compensation if mis-sold an ex-rental.
How about compensation for consumers mis-sold
American plastic shite referred to as 'smartphones'?
investors urge action on 'smartphone addiction'.
Day' as money worries drive couples apart.
Staff Tried To Access Porn '24,000 Times Since
The General Election'. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/parliament-staff-porn_uk_5a531cb3e4b01e1a4b16d6a3?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl1%7Cdl-headline%26pLid%3D866746241_uk
This is very old 'news' and there have already
been a number of similar reports. It's why urban
slang for Westminster, the seat of British politics
and all its hangers-on, is 'Wankminster'.
Post-Brexit trade deal at risk if Donald Trump
is not invited to Royal wedding, says Fire and
Fury author. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/07/post-brexit-trade-deal-risk-donald-trump-not-invited-royal-wedding/
And there are media columnists who ask what
happened to the British Empire.
to claim to be voice of 17.4m Brexit voters
when meeting Barnier. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jan/07/nigel-farage-to-claim-to-be-voice-of-174m-brexit-voters-when-meeting-barnier
And not the stooge for a handful of American
Macron hopes China visit will boost Beijing's
ties with EU. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/07/emmanuel-macron-china-visit-beijing-ties-eu-xi-brexit
More bad news for Little Ingerlandt's Brexiteers,
Fags for America and Friends of Israel.
may face upfront VAT after Brexit.
Countries have fought civil wars over issues
like these. It's time Brexit Knobheads were
required to have a big 'W' tattooed across their
than 25% of UK households don't know what energy
tariff they have. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/uk-households-energy-standard-variable-tariff-svts-know-gas-electricity-bills-cost-a8139916.html
businesses making a living from God's work (despite
falling attendances). http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2018/01/06/businesses-making-living-gods-work/
On the other hand, my local church congregation
has grown in size dramatically in recent years.
Very good for a bit of networking, is going
to church. And keeping in touch with 'Him' taking
The Do-It-Yourself Generation. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/jamal-edwards-were-the-do-it-yourself-generation_uk_5a301eb0e4b046175433f480?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl1%7Crelated_lnk2%26pLid%3D848988939_uk
Which generation would this be, then?
Top 10: Rock Stars Who Became Top Professionals
in Unrelated Fields. http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/top-10-rock-stars-who-became-top-professionals-in-unrelated-fields-a8143831.html
Soft Skills You Need to Freelance From Home.
device makes 3D printing as easy as waving a
heritage train operates on energy from the sun.
microchip mimics human brain. https://www.springwise.com/new-microchip-mimics-human-brain/?utm_campaign=1035204_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202018-01-04&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,M6RO,2V1FMX,2BANL,1
Or, a soggy chip if it's an American or a
Brexit Knobhead, errr, 'brain'.
Trump did not know what Brexit was two weeks
before EU referendum, author of explosive book
Nor did millions of Brits!
locks down Bitcoin payment cards in crackdown
on card issuer. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2018/01/05/visa-locks-bitcoin-payment-cards-crackdown-card-issuer/
Tory and Ukip MP handed six-months suspended
jail sentence for tricking elderly people.
The man obviously had the makings of a future
Tory Party Chairman or Prime Minister. Where
he went wrong was by not tricking millions.
and mountain biking are in, spas and sauvignon
are out... the New Girls' Weekend. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health-fitness/body/climbing-mountain-biking-spas-sauvignon-new-girls-weekend/
we have a handshake, but its no secret,
insist Freemasons. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/05/yes-have-handshake-no-secret-insist-freemasons/
this the most eccentric town in Britain?
force guilty of misdirection by claiming satnavs
must be in bottom right corner of a windscreen.
smart speakers stole the show from smartphones.
Fall in consumer confidence puts brake on new
car sales. https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/01/05/fall-in-consumer-confidence-puts-brake-on-new-car-sales/
'Consumer confidence'? Or 'ain't got no shekels'?
refuses to rule out post-Brexit customs union
with EU. https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/01/05/chancellor-refuses-to-rule-out-post-brexit-customs-union-with-eu/
Any union or fiscal harmonisation designed
to fleece the hard-working public was never
going to be threatened. It's what Big Corp lobbying
is about - and the EU is riddled with as many
corrupt aparatchiks as Wankminster is with fagging
and Spectre: All Macs, iPhones and iPads affected.
Never, in the history of mankind, has so
much daily shite come out of just one arsehole
- the USA. And there are dumb sheeple out there
who are actually loving it.
farming group: Brexit is chance to protect nature
and tackle climate change. https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/01/05/new-farming-group-brexit-is-chance-to-protect-nature-and-tackle/
Sure. So the NFU has lived up to it's name
then? No Fuckin' Use.
propose 25p 'latte levy' on disposable coffee
How can you possibly drink a decent coffee
out of a plastic or polystyrene cup? (Unless
you are an American trailer trash clone or a
Brexit Knobhead.) They should make it a £2.50
levy for crimes against good taste and the planet.
And anyone buying from coffeehouse chains should
be legally obliged to pay another £2.50
per cup for discriminating against Italian family
cafes which not only sell proper coffee but
proper ice cream, cakes and food, too.
Zuckerberg vows to 'fix' Facebook. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42569105
That's taken a while. And the Pentagon have
agreed, have they? Or is it just another pack
of American lies?
Premier League ticket prices, urges Man City
Football has to keep prices high or there
wouldn't be enough cash going around to keep
this epicentre of systematic official cheating,
corruption, athletic mediocrity and inequality
afloat. And 25% of the criminal, fake news media,
Ecommerce Tools to Take Your Retail Business
to Do Instagram Ads. https://www.thebalance.com/how-to-do-instagram-ads-4156723?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=11742792&utm_term=
fishing nets recycled into games and sports
souvenirs and riddles gamify sightseeing.
wheel integrates gesture controls for automated
Brexit vote 'fuelled by immigration and economic
decline in local areas'. https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/01/04/brexit-vote-fuelled-by-immigration-and-economic-decline-in-loca/
Or, you could take the more reliable view
that Brexit was fuelled by a lying, criminal,
foreign-owned, offshore, tax-dodging, hate-preaching,
fake news media which had so successfully dumbed
down the public in recent years that a significant
number of those who voted actually believed
what they had read and heard.
to fix 'serious' computer chip flaws. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-42561169
microchip flaw much worse than feared and could
affect billions of devices including phones.
Would that necessarily be a bad thing? At
the very least it would impair an increasingly
dumb public from buying more American crap in
of smartphone apps are monitoring their users.
'Smart' phones - for dumb users.
price growth slowed in 2017, says Nationwide.
approvals reached nine-year high in November.
a home: How long does it take to save a deposit?
How long does it take a Millennial to get
out of bed, find a job and keep it?
farming funding set out by Michael Gove.
Or, the 'kiss of death' if Gormless Gove
is behind it.
data of a billion Indians sold online for £6,
report claims. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/04/india-national-id-database-data-leak-bought-online-aadhaar
Wow. That's almost as much as the Tory regime's
'billion' self-employed entrepreneurs database
proposes anti-fake news election law. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/macron-fake-news-law-elections-facebook-social-media-a8140721.html
Official French 'news' is nothing but a propaganda
machine, so blatant and infantile that even
Stalin wouldn't have used it. To suggest enforcing
official 'fake news' during election times shows
just how widespread public cynicism has become
although there is no threat to press freedom,
implied or otherwise. Real journalists haven't
worked for the country's mainstream media for
many, many years anyway. (Just like the British
and the American press, in other words.)
protests: US accused of 'grotesque' interference.
American terrorists were clearly feeling
confident at their success with the Arab Spring,
the Orange Revolution and the Brexit referendum.
Major flaw in millions of Intel chips revealed.
Could UK really join Pacific trade group?
Makes more sense than joining a US/Guatemalan/Israeli
Terrorist (UGIT) trade group.
benefit from stamp duty cut, says Theresa May.
pension pot needed 'to maintain current lifestyle
in retirement'. https://www.aol.co.uk/money/2018/01/03/a-300-000-pension-pot-needed-to-maintain-current-lifestyle-in-r/
on approach to consumer rights post-Brexit.
House of Lords EU Justice Sub-Committee has
published a new report setting out a number
of concerns about the Government's current approach
to protecting and enforcing citizens' consumer
rights after the UK leaves the EU. In particular,
the sub-committee claims that the Government
has provided no information about how the UK
will continue to participate in the cross-border
networks that currently protect consumer rights
across the EU. The report also provides a warning
that simply transferring consumer rights into
UK law will be insufficient. (EnterpriseQuest)
than 11,000 homes empty for longer than a decade.
plans to limit back-billing of smaller firms.
The Association of Convenience Stores has welcomed
Ofgem proposals to limit back-billing of gas
and electricity for smaller firms. A back-bill
is sent by energy suppliers to customers who
have been undercharged for their gas and electricity.
Under Ofgem plans, energy suppliers would only
be able to back-bill small and micro business
customers for a maximum of 12 months. Currently,
non-domestic customers can be back-billed for
up to five years depending on the supplier.
of us streamed 1,036 songs last year (and most
of them were by Ed Sheeran). http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-42541440
new rules threaten the survival of traditional
website eHarmony's 'scientific' match ad banned.
New Year's Resolutions That Will Change Your
Small Business in 2018. https://www.thebalance.com/small-business-new-year-resolutions-2951843?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=11742743&utm_term=
Micro-Marketing Can Get Big Results for Your
Side Jobs to Make Some Extra Money. https://www.thebalance.com/15-side-jobs-to-make-some-extra-money-4074574?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=11649598&utm_term=
Junk Drawer Items to Sell on eBay. https://www.thebalance.com/10-junk-drawer-items-to-sell-on-ebay-4078798?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=11649598&utm_term=
project provides the homeless with a digital
Ministers Cannot Name A Single Country That
Asked UK For A Post-Brexit Trade Deal. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/fox-nodeal-ministers_uk_5a3bc79ae4b06d1621b2589c?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl1%7Cdl-headline%26pLid%3D834338687_uk
As we have been saying for years . . . who
wants to do business with a bunch of lying,
thieving, murdering illegal immigrants, terrorists
and war criminals? (And that's just the Tories.)
Fox calls for end to 'obsessive' criticism of
It's not Brexit which is provoking 'obsessive'
criticism - but the clowns, morons and dummies
fronting the operation. Like Sliam Fox - above.
And their lying, treacherous supporters and
backers like the criminal, fake news media.
Davis warns EU cannot 'cherry pick' terms of
free trade deal. https://www.aol.co.uk/news/2018/01/02/david-davis-warns-eu-cannot-cherry-pick-terms-of-free-trade-de/
Which is the same thing Britain is being
accused of by the EU. Well. 'Cherry picking'
British clowns, morons and dummies like David
million people estimated to be suffering from
Christmas spending hangover. https://www.aol.co.uk/money/2017/12/31/eight-million-people-estimated-to-be-suffering-from-christmas-sp/
urged to start saving now for next Christmas.
Yes - but that means millions of British
pissheads won't be able to spend their money
on their weekly 'hangovers' though.
returns set to soar on 'Takeback Tuesday'.
fare rises: Commuters 'priced off' UK trains,
protestors say. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-42536159
The Tories doing what the Tories do best.
Screwing the public.
house price rises for 2017 revealed. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42539137
industry delivers 'solid' growth in December.
for self-employed claiming Universal Credit.
Low-earning self-employed claimants of Universal
Credit will be able to access a free business
mentoring service, the Department for Work and
Pensions has announced. Self-employed claimants
who earn less than the 'minimum income floor'
will be eligible for up to 12 weeks of mentoring
support. Mentoring will cover a range of topics
such as financial planning and marketing, as
well as provide claimants with help to prepare
a business development and growth plan. Claimants
with a viable business growth plan will be eligible
for a further 12 months of business support.
reforms blocked by Freemasons, former chair
of the Police Federation says. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/police-reforms-block-freemasons-steve-white-a8137206.html
It's a shame that the Freemasons didn't block
the police wasting their time on TV - rather
than doing a bit of 'policing' instead.
bots that bulk buy tickets banned in the UK.
House rejects 50 potentially offensive names.
Korea offers to hold talks with North after
Olympics olive branch. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/02/south-korea-offers-talks-with-pyongyang-kim-jong-un-winter-olympics
Shucks. That's going to seriously piss off
shit-stirring American terrorists and their
murder industry. And what will their little
Ingerlandt fag, Boris 'The Buffoon' Johnson,
have to say about it all? After the Pentagon
kicks his cage again.
Christmas hangover for the high street with
£2.5bn in unwanted presents to be returned.
With children having an attention span of
just a few seconds these days and most toys
made of shite 'n plastic and not worth keeping
anyway, it looks as if the public might have
wised up on how to have a much cheaper Christmas.
From council tax to buy-to-let rules: how
to combat 2018's wealth attacks. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/consumer-affairs/council-tax-buy-to-let-rules-combat-2018s-wealth-attacks/
'faces build-up of plastic waste'. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42455378
Perhaps the UK could divert its military
resources into building rockets, bombs, missiles,
drones and other bit's 'n bobs of mass destruction
from paper and plastic in future? There certainly
doesn't seem to be a shortage of clients in
this sector. Or victims.
midnight bid to disrupt £2bn EU fine revealed.
There's always Yahoo. Much more consistent
majority of public backs ban on ivory sales.
That won't get them anywhere, then. How about
using this ban to get rid of millions of tons
of UK plastic shite posing as ivory?
new year's speech: 'France can't succeed without
a strong Europe'. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/31/macrons-new-years-speech-france-cant-succeed-without-a-strong-europe
Indeed not. With the French economy built
on 'subventions' from the EU taxpayer, it is
essential that the rest of Europe performs as
well as possible to be able to afford their
#1 economic lepers and its 5-million-strong,
black market of idle, leeching 'fonctionnaires'
and trade unionists.
Startup Mistakes to Avoid When Launching a New
to Make Money With an Online Business. https://www.thebalance.com/online-business-4073987?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=11649247&utm_term=
kiosks help shoppers pick up orders at their
UK business group tells Theresa May the patience
of British companies is 'wearing thin' over
many businesses will despair at the thought
of going through yet another vote. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/comment/brexit-second-referendum-business-uk-eu-withdrawal-talks-government-economy-trade-a8108296.html
aid to be shifted to support UK policy, Johnson
The latest news release from the Pentagon
for their Little Ingerlandt-based stooge which
translates as more shekels in diplomatic bags
destined for Israeli terrorists, carried by
Tory war criminals pretending to be on holiday.
In the meantime, the bombing of dozens of countries
which could potentially become future overseas
export partners for 2 million small UK businesses,
could guard some UK borders, Home Office says.
Like 'amateurs' in other words. Who have
already been drawing salaries in a pretence
at looking after the UK's borders for the past
for tech giants to face taxes over extremist
We presume this will include taxes on the
UK's official 'extremist content' in hate-preaching
fake news such as The Scum, The Daily Wail,
The Terrorgraph, The Daily Sexpress and even
children's magazine withdrawn after claiming
Israel not 'real country'. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/french-childrens-magazine-youpi-bayard-withdrawn-israel-not-real-country-north-korea-a8131491.html
Now there's a moot point. On the other hand,
the reference to North Korea in the same sentence
really was asinine. However, because there are
no North Koreans in French politics nor its
media to orchestrate their 'outrage', this is
a good, current example of official, hate-inciting,
fake news propaganda. Which will not be taxed,
our usual gratitude and thanks to BAD News and