Geff Carson
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Give Back Our Benefits eh !!
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Much has been said in the press recently about how the "Well Off" elderely should hand back their benefits.I'd like to remind them that its we pensioners who have made the greatest sacrifice during…Continue

Tags: #pensioners, #oldies, #seniorcitizens

Started this discussion. Last reply by june frances muskett Aug 7, 2013.

UN official alarmed by rise of food banks in UK

And here we are 'shipping aid abroad' ---What a disgrace, were hardly a shining example to the rest of the world, 'I ask you 'food banks' in Britain in 2013 ---- Really ShockingUN official alarmed by…Continue

Started Feb 21, 2013

Tories turn heat on better-off pensioners - FT.com

Britain’s wealthy pensioners will no longer be insulated against the full force of austerity measures after the next election, as senior Conservatives prepare to end their pledge to protect universal…Continue

Started Jan 8, 2013

Multiculturalism in Britain Today
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Noticed a post today from a West Midlands Councillor on my Facebook page 'which said the following !! <A sign of muticultureism working - sat in Wetherspoons listening to folks speaking loads of…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martin Gale Oct 30, 2012.

 

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june frances muskett replied to Geff Carson's discussion Give Back Our Benefits eh !!
"Sadly Geoff some of us pensioners do still have a mortgage so we need interest rates to stay low. As a single pensioner with a small company pension and my state i certainly do.  Im amazed that any pensioner can manage to have any savings, i…"
Aug 7, 2013
Alan Cummings replied to Geff Carson's discussion Give Back Our Benefits eh !!
"I'm with you Geff.  For pensioner it should read BANKER, OFFSHORE TAX HAVEN, PRICE FIXING and many other spellings.  Perhaps these MP's are just dyslexic and spell everything pensioner. Really, when did you get your last…"
May 16, 2013
Geff Carson posted a discussion

Give Back Our Benefits eh !!

Much has been said in the press recently about how the "Well Off" elderely should hand back their benefits.I'd like to remind them that its we pensioners who have made the greatest sacrifice during the current economic downturn by forfeiting decent interest rates on any savings that we might have, while the complainers have never had it so good with unbelieveably low interest rates on their mortgages since 2008, The interest rates we are getting are absolute garbage,'So actually its us…See More
May 13, 2013
Geff Carson posted a discussion

UN official alarmed by rise of food banks in UK

And here we are 'shipping aid abroad' ---What a disgrace, were hardly a shining example to the rest of the world, 'I ask you 'food banks' in Britain in 2013 ---- Really ShockingUN official alarmed by rise of food banks in UKind.pnAn explosion in the number of people forced to rely on food handouts in the UK could represent a human rights abuse, a top United Nations official has warned.See More
Feb 21, 2013
Geff Carson replied to june frances muskett's discussion Voluntary work
"I completely agree June, "
Jan 11, 2013
Geff Carson replied to june frances muskett's discussion Voluntary work
"I agree, people seem to think that retired folk have loads of money and sit around watching daytime tv, You can get any amount of unpaid work but like you say companies and charities will snap your hand off if you'll do a job for nothing. Times…"
Jan 9, 2013
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Jan 8, 2013
Geff Carson posted a discussion

Tories turn heat on better-off pensioners - FT.com

Britain’s wealthy pensioners will no longer be insulated against the full force of austerity measures after the next election, as senior Conservatives prepare to end their pledge to protect universal benefits including £2bn in winter ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Worked hard all their lives and not scrounged of the state, saved to buy things not relying on credit cards, bringing up a family responsibly (2 kids) not many kids…See More
Jan 8, 2013
Martin Gale replied to Geff Carson's discussion Multiculturalism in Britain Today
"Mustnt comment. Would have the Thought Police knocking on the door."
Oct 30, 2012
Kevin replied to Geff Carson's discussion Multiculturalism in Britain Today
"Runnymede Trust: Race Equality Scorecard Runnymede’s Race Equality Scorecard project is an innovative way of filling the accountability gap — holding local authorities and other stakeholders, such as the police and NHS, to account…"
Jun 11, 2012
Kevin replied to Geff Carson's discussion Multiculturalism in Britain Today
"Scope research on how services can better support BME disabled people May 3, 2012 In April 2012, Scope published ‘Over-looked Communities, Over-due Change:how services can better support BME disabled people’. This report presents new,…"
May 3, 2012
Alan Cummings replied to Geff Carson's discussion Technology, ~~~~'Give People a Chance to Catch Up'
"Hi everyone.  I have taught IT for 25 years in an FE college and in businesses.  The Microsoft apps treadmill is an expensive one - one that I will not be able to sustain once I leave full-time employment.  It's not just the OS…"
Apr 11, 2012
Alan Cummings replied to Geff Carson's discussion Multiculturalism in Britain Today
"Or a bunch of people who cannot understand each other....."
Mar 22, 2012
Richard Alexandar replied to Geff Carson's discussion Multiculturalism in Britain Today
"Cheers Kathryn :-)"
Mar 7, 2012
Kathryn replied to Geff Carson's discussion Multiculturalism in Britain Today
"Hello Richard You raise valid observations about the current active members of this community website that have been noted. We are looking at a wide array of ways to not only expand the reach of this site and make it easier to find but…"
Mar 7, 2012
Richard Alexandar replied to Geff Carson's discussion Multiculturalism in Britain Today
"Thanks Kevin, But I have no intention of wading through that. My point is that this site, though useful, is extremely limited in appeal. That is a pity, and the issue is worth addressing by Anchor."
Mar 7, 2012

Geff Carson's Blog

Customer Loyalty "No Chance"

 

I have eventually realised that

“customer loyalty” in 2011 counts for nothing, I have tended to

stick with the same Utility Companies, TV Company, and Car and House

Insurance Providers, Maybe I have been a bit slow on the “swapping

and changing” of suppliers that some people do, but I mistakenly

thought that I would be rewarded for “Staying With” a particular

company and being rewarded by them with the best deals. But 'Oh,…

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Posted on December 1, 2011 at 15:49 — 1 Comment

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