It was revealed this week that Chancellor Gordon Brown’s 342-page, 172-clause-and-20-schedule Finance Bill and Explanatory Notes weighs 2.20 grammes or just under 5lbs.
No doubt it is more than worth its weight in gold to the Treasury, but others may take a different view – like the perspiring staff of the Commons Vote Office. They are required to manhandle sufficient copies of the Bill into their basement store to hand out a set to each MP, political reporters and sundry aides and advisers.
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Two new audit partners have been appointed at the firm BDO in its audit practice following continued growth and investment
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Six new partners have been revealed by top ten firm Mazars