Tax Valentine, be mine, be mine.
‘’Pet’, the international sheeperstar and online sensation from Lochside Ullapool, has emphatically denied that her new found celebrity status will change her in any way.
I’ve just finished a judging stint at the Rolls Building. One of the things I did was to set aside a decision of the First-tier Tribunal on a tax credits appeal. The tribunal had no jurisdiction to hear the claimant’s appeal but went ahead and heard it anyway.
One of the problems about marketing yourself as a tax expert is that those using your services are not normally able to test your technical competence.
I’ve just got back from my third Arvon course on creative writing, so you should certainly be noticing a difference by now.
Like most lawyers, I’m not a big fan of marketing so I recently decided that I needed help from someone who was.
Until I was eleven I was convinced that I was going to be the first woman in space but then Valentina Tereshkova beat me to it on Vostok 6 so I had to change course. Careers advice was thin on the ground at my school. No call for it really since we were expected either to become teachers or to work in the local tax office.
‘A doctor and a lawyer were talking at a party. Their conversation was constantly interrupted by people describing their ailments and asking the doctor for free medical advice.
After an hour, the exasperated doctor asked the lawyer, ‘What do you do to stop people from asking you for legal advice when you’re out of the office?’