Smashie & Nicey 

Can anyone guess the slightly obtuse connection between these two and Preferred Supplier? (It is really just an opportunity to lighten things up bit). Answer tomorrow.

Surplus to Requirements? 

Yesterdays last post on the PDS was admittedly lazy. Since then I have had the opportunity to consider this. If you can’t be bothered reading the whole thing all you really need is the first sentence: “The Public Defender Service (PDS) provides a better quality of service than private practice according to independent research published […]

Turning the Screw 

I have just received an e-mail from a firm using the title of this post to describe the LSC’s actions regarding the reconciliation of their contract. This is not an unusual course of events. The firm in question request an e-mail of previous posts on the issue. So for ease of access here are the […]