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A Christmas parable from the Spectator’s business editor

What are you to do when the masked Santas burst into the boardroom?

12 December 2015

9:00 AM

12 December 2015

9:00 AM


I thought you might enjoy a little parable for Christmas, so here goes…

The boardroom clock said twelve minutes to one. A waft of gravy in the air indicated that Christmas lunch awaited in an adjacent room. One agenda item to go: Colin the company secretary made a throat-cutting gesture to Kevin from health and safety, who had exceeded his allotted time for a presentation on disposal of toxic waste from Indonesian supplier factories.

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