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Laughter Spot : The one about the bagpiper

by Will Corry on January 27, 2015

Time is like a river. You cannot touch the water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of life. As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral director to play at a graveside service for a homeless man. [more…]

The BA-owner has reportedly made a third approach to Aer Lingus

by Will Corry on January 26, 2015

Aer Lingus has confirmed that its board is considering a sweetened offer from British Airways owner IAG.

The Irish flag carrier said IAG had raised its all-cash offer to €2.55 (£1.90) per share, including a cash dividend per share of five euro cents.

It added that the proposal remains conditional on due diligence, board recommendation and the receipt of "irrevocable commitments from Ryanair and the minister of finance for Ireland" to accept the offer.

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Laughter Spot : He wanted to take it with him

by Will Corry on January 21, 2015

I always believed that you cannot take it with you.

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Events : IRX 2015 put a year’s worth of learning, ideas and solutions at your disposal

by Will Corry on January 20, 2015

Internet Retailing Expo - 25/26 March 2015

Turning the best ideas in multichannel into action. Hear from the best in multichannel and drive your business forward. IRX put a year’s worth of learning, ideas and solutions at your disposal, providing an experience for you that is the most efficient way to spend two days.

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Laughter Spot : Confessing your sins to a priest

by Will Corry on January 19, 2015

A young woman goes to church and confesses her sins to the priest.

"Oh, Father, last night my boyfriend made hot, passionate love to me seven times," she says.

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“No-one should expect to wait four months to get paid” / ‘Abuse’ of suppliers

by Will Corry on January 19, 2015

Small firms are being ‘plagued’ by a poor payment culture, with some respected household brand names ‘abusing’ their suppliers, it was claimed last night.

The accusations came as it emerged that US consumer giant Heinz has more than doubled the length of time it is making small British suppliers wait for bills to be settled.Leading lobby group the Federation of Small Businesses said large companies were being ‘tarnished’ by their treatment of small suppliers and that their behaviour is damaging the reputation of business as a whole.

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Laughter Spot : A psychiatrist was conducting a group therapy session with five young mothers

by Will Corry on January 16, 2015

A psychiatrist was conducting a group therapy session with five young mothers and their small children.

"You all have obsessions," he observed.
To the first mother, Mary, he said:
"You are obsessed with eating. You've even named your daughter Candy."

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Laughter Spot : A “social session” out on the town

by Will Corry on January 15, 2015

A little late, but funny all the same

With the Holiday Season upon us, I am writing to remind my friends about importance of driving safely – by sharing a personal experience about drinking and driving.

Some of us have been known to have brushes with the authorities from time to time on the way home after a "social session" out on the town. Two days ago I was at such a “social session” with friends including cocktails followed by some rather nice red wine.

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The benefits of free conference calls

by Will Corry on January 14, 2015

Conference calling has become an important communication tool in today’s business world. A teleconference is a way used to bring together individuals from different locations over the phone. It is the fastest and easiest means of connecting with clients and colleagues around the globe.

For one to make a free conference call in the United Kingdom, you are needed to enter your email address to get your free pin. [more…]

Laughter Spot : The one about going to the doctor and short term memory

by Will Corry on January 14, 2015

BEST BUSINESS BLUNDERS' AND 'GREAT LAUGHTER SPOTS' ARE TWO OF THE BEST READ TOPICS IN THEMARKETINGBLOG.  IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN TALKING ABOUT VARIOUS SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES PLEASE CALL ME WILL CORRY ON 01784 434 412

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