Tag Archives: corruption

How a minimum unit price for alcohol was scuppered

Gilmore and Daube have described How a minimum unit price for alcohol was scuppered in the BMJ.   The government buried evidence that it had commissioned because it would have displeased the alcohol industry and its lobbyists.  A country is no more than … Continue reading

Posted in Cartel, Medicine, NHS, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Care Quality Commission: Destroy the evidence and sue

Read how the expensive inspectors employed to assure the quality of health care behave when their deadly inadequacy and corruption is exposed: New CQC chief threatened to sue after we exposed failings The new head of the Care Quality Commission … Continue reading

Posted in Bureaucracy, Cartel, Law, Management, Medicine, NHS, Politics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Britain’s corrupt examinations system

The Telegraph describes the history and corruption of Britain’s examinations system:  Exam boards: how system became international money-spinner.  The examinations system has evolved over the last hundred years or so from a cottage industry into a multi-million pound international business. … Continue reading

Posted in Bureaucracy, Cartel, Education | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Bribery Act 2010

ISO 17025 requires a statement in the Quality Manual that staff will not participate in bribery and corruption.   This sounds good to me but not everyone agrees it’s so simple.  In fact most of the world’s population probably thinks otherwise. … Continue reading

Posted in Bureaucracy, Cartel, Law | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment