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    Looks like we'll stop making vans...

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/4534386.stm

    "'Administration deal' to save LDV

    LDV was born from a management buyout in 1993
    LDV, one of the last surviving UK-owned vehicle manufacturers, plans to go into administration on Friday as it tries to save 1,200 jobs, the BBC has learned.
    "

    Milan.

    #2
    Do we actually make anything in this counrty now?
    Rule Number 1 - Assuming that you have a valid contract in place always try to get your poo onto your timesheet, provided that the timesheet is valid for your current contract and covers the period of time that you are billing for.

    I preferred version 1!

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      #3
      what amazes me, in Germany, walk down any street and the majority of cars are either german made or a combination of german made or made in other countries by car manufacturers owned by German companies

      who needs a manufacturing economy ?

      Milan.

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        #4
        Since the 1980's we've had it drummed into us 'services good, smelly old manufacturing bad' in the sense of 'four legs good, two legs bad'. The question is who done the dumming and why?

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          #5
          Originally posted by NoddY
          The question is who done the dumming and why?
          What a Freudian slip!

          I meant dRumming of course!

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            #6
            Lrc

            Originally posted by TonyEnglish
            Do we actually make anything in this counrty now?
            Condoms and concessions on rebates?
            "If you didn't do anything that wasn't good for you it would be a very dull life. What are you gonna do? Everything that is pleasant in life is dangerous."

            I want to see the hand of history on his collar.

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              #7
              Seem to recall that London Rubber exported a lot of condom making to the far east...

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