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It's a Monk Eat Monk World

Woman and Duck - Kuvapankki

When I started my first job in the City, one of the most surprising things to me was the lengths some people will go to get on. It really is a monk eat monk world.

For Matters of Love and S.x...

Mrs Robinson's Leg

For everything else there's Mastercard, but for matters of love and sex we're delighted to welcome Ms Robinson to our pages where she'll be answering your questions on matters of the heart and everywhere else.

Build Your Own Hedge Fund

Spanners - Steve Woods

Inspired by a friend recently laid off from his exotic derivatives banking job, following is a self-help guide to making a (potential) living without the downside of having to work for people you don't rate.

Pret a Monk

Woman and Duck - Kuvapankki

Two monks were arguing about a flag flapping in the wind. "It's the wind that’s really moving,” one argued. "No, it is the flag that is moving," said the second. A Zen master overheard them and interrupted. "Neither the flag nor the wind is moving. Mind moves!"

Gyms & The Point of the Exercise

Gym - Ramasamy Chidambaram

Maybe you joined a gym in January thinking the inflated fees would have magically deflated your flabby bits by now. Now that Q1 is over, it's time to get out the measuring tape and check on your progress.

Redundancy - Not the End of the World

P45 Form

So, you've been culled. You're out. Let go. The big 'R' - Redundant. What do you do now? Your head's in a spin, panic is on the list of options, and your emotions are going haywire. Have no fear - redundancy is not the end of the world.

Inflating Expenses is Big Business

Rejected - Ali Farid

Is it surprising that UK employees 'make' an extra £1bn* a year on fraudulent expenses? Or is it surprising that, on average, they only claim an extra £17 per month? (Or that only 18% of those surveyed admitted to doing it?)