Saturday, 17 June 2017

Candidate to negotiate Brexit trade deals walks away after failed negotiation

quote [ Jonathan Fried was considered to be the leading candidate but withdrew from the process when Sir Jeremy Heywood, the head of the civil service, would not budge on the £160,000 salary, The Times reported.

A number of other prominent trade negotiators did not even apply for the role – because they considered the salary offered to be too low. ]

England can't even negotiate its way to a salary. This is going to be amusing.
[SFW] [humor] [+3 Funny]
[by foobar@5:50pmGMT]


XregnaR said @ 8:46pm GMT on 17th Jun
Considering the magnitude of the task, £160k is a paltry sum. One might think the job req was written by someone in HR rather than with actual knowledge of the skills needed. :-/
cb361 said @ 1:17pm GMT on 18th Jun
We need to save that money, to provide the NHS with an extra 350 million pounds a week.

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