brightncheerful

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brightncheerful replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 15:41

Re: Legal judgement naming convention

Useful here - http://www.iclr.co.uk/learning-zone/law-report/

Under Anatomy of a Law Report there are some comments about house style.

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brightncheerful replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 15:34

Re: State schools England

Replies to my op are all very useful and interesting and I shall visit the links.
Thank you.

BnC

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brightncheerful replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 15:27

Re: State schools England

I have a question for you BnC which I've been meaning to post for a while; you might be exactly the right person to answer it.

In the 1970s did public schools (boarding ones, which almost all public schools were at the time) have half
[more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Property Investing - Practical board. 15:01

Re: Tenants references

and I can see the problems that Mr A might encounter persuading Mrs A to sign up.

In the matter where on the Legal Board I asked about the correct terminology for 'putting' a charge, the guarantor offered a 1 year charged on the [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 14:30

Re: Kids in snugs

In a town pub last night, I asked the barman what he'd do were there unruly kids/indifferent parents.

He said the parents would be politely asked to keep the children under control, and if that wasn't done then then to leave, and after that [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Cars & Driving board. 14:22

Re: Sign of things to come?

I'm told that cars aren't sold on price nowadays, but on monthly payments, such as personal contract hire (PCH) and personal contract purchase (PCP).

Which means that for private buyers (not businesses) you have to have sufficient net income [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 14:04

Re: Kids in snugs

Society's' tastes and habits have changed and pubs are being left behind and there's only so much they can do.

I agree. It is a situation exacerbated by there still being too many pubs for the level of the demand for that type of pub [more]

Mon Jul 27

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brightncheerful replied to the Grumpy Old Fools board. 14:50

Re: Stress reliever

Occasionally in big companies the right hand (marketing dept) doesn't tell the left hand (department of work) what it's doing when the rh includes a link in an advertisement in a newspaper or magazine (invariable full-page) which when carefully [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Does Anybody Know? board. 14:13

Re: New law on single use plastic bags in England

What is going to happen?

Pay 5p for a plastic carrier bag, you must be joking. I wouldn't mind so much if the bag were plain, but invariably it's emblazoned with advertising for the shop. When the bag's free, it's only fair perhaps [more]

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brightncheerful posted to the Does Anybody Know? board. 14:00

State schools England

Mrs BnC and i were talking about the schools we went to as youngsters when I realised, having only been to fee-paying private schools and public school, that I had little or no idea what she was talking about. She said she'd been to a grammar school [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 13:25

Re: Kids in snugs

Kids will run about and be playful - there's nothing wrong in this.

Oh yes there is: parents if not their kids have a duty of care to others, to be considerate and not incite a breach of the peace.

Mrs Bnc and I went to a [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 12:46

Re: Kids in snugs

Suggest a visit to http://www.beerandpub.com/industry-briefings/children-in-pub... - then click the link "Children in Pubs"

Since each pub has a set of [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Property Investing - Practical board. 12:35

Re: Tenants references

You need to be satisfied that the guarantor has some substance

At present, I'm dealing with a matter where a guarantor claims to be very substantial, an estimate of financial substance has been provided with the inference that I [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Cars & Driving board. 11:01

Re: Sign of things to come?

I've read that one reason for the inclusion of 'computer' gadgetry in cars is that younger people are not as interested in cars as older people are so, to stimulate demand from younger buyers, the car manufacturers are including the sort of thing [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 10:34

Re: Lord Sewel

So it is OK to break the law, as long as you don't get caught?

Yes.

I'm sure the lawyers here will correct this if wrong but generally, my understanding is that the law does not say you cannot break it, only the consequences [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 10:24

Re: Caption Competition

Next time we practice arm wrestling, I'd rather not have cameras in the room.

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brightncheerful replied to the Beerpig's Snug board. 10:15

Re: Tip

A tip doesn't only have to be about money.

For an example of another type of tip:

When planting your geraniums…

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brightncheerful posted to the Sainsbury (J) plc board. 10:03

Sainsburys in trouble?

SBRY have announced an approximately £250M Perpetual Subordinated Convertible Bond Offering. Estimated coupon range 2.5%-3% per annum. I don't understand what that means, despite having read the outline terms of the offer, but what I do know is [more]

Fri Jul 24

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brightncheerful posted to the Paulypilot's Pub - Macro Topics board. 18:42

Belgium Budget

The Belgium federal government has introduced a 25% ‘speculation tax’ on capital gains realised on shares in listed companies sold within 6 months of acquisition. Capital losses will be deductible from the speculation tax base.

An idea for [more]

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brightncheerful replied to the Paulypilot's Pub - Share Ideas board. 18:38

Re: A prized possession

According to the link which took me to the fridge magnet I seem to be using an unsupported browser.
I guess that means TMF is attracted to me even if the web isn't.

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