If you pay any scant attention to the news, it won’t have escaped you that we’re living in a time when many people feel like they can get away with all kinds of things – especially at a political level. I don’t need to go into details, and I know corruption, back-handers, and looking after your friends/donors/vested interests is not new. However, it feels like an era in which people are emboldened to be as brazen as they like because they see that consequences these days are basically hit and miss (with much more miss than hit).
What’s that? There’s a tender out to produce £200m worth of PPE for medical professionals during a worldwide pandemic. Who should we give this massive contract to? The company which has been doing this kind of work for years and years and has experience, professionalism, employees and a track record? Or, Honest Bob’s … Read the rest