Monday, May 19, 2014

Mr Tenpercent


A management consultant at a European food company told me she was shocked. The external PR firm which is being used by the company always bills it for travel expenses plus 10%.
"Why do you always pay them 10% extra for travel?" she asked the CEO.
"Because otherwise they'd send us a separate bill for the time they spend filling in the expense form," was the explanation!

5 Comments:

Blogger Eurodog said...

A bit much, I think.

4:20 pm  
Anonymous kinglear said...

Only 10%? Alex would never approve!!!!

5:37 pm  
Blogger Welshcakes Limoncello said...

That sounds a bit like Italian logic to me!

8:12 pm  
Blogger Angus said...

Deja vu. Sure it was a food company not a French political party ?

7:18 pm  
Blogger Winchester whisperer said...

Definitely food Angus but it is a French company.

9:35 pm  

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