August 2nd, 2012

Mirror Slump Eases As Sly Slinks Off

Sly Bailey might have only been shown the door by Trinity Mirror two weeks ago but there is already reason to celebrate as the newspaper group reported a rise in profits this morning. The Mirror‘s parent company made a pre-tax profit of £35 million in the last six months, up 21% year-on-year. The improvement has been attributed to a wave of cost-cutting measures implemented by Trinity Mirror bosses over the last few months.

No longer having to pay Sly’s huge pay packet might also have something to do with it…


9 Comments

  1. 1
    Kebab Time says:

    The Mirror is even more rubbish than the Guardian.

  2. 3
    Buster Gut says:

    At least they make money

    • 5
      polly pot says:

      Make money?
      Who would want to do such a grubby,dirty little thing as make a profit?

      I write for the benefit of left wing liberal humanity. But my words should be free at the point of use for all!

      The government embrace this philosophy and bung us £190 million a year to hide the losses.

      • 8
        Norman Stanley Fletcher says:

        Presumably you write your ‘pearls of wisdom’ pro bono, rather than expecting anything as grubby as a salary.

  3. 6
    Anonymous says:

    Does the Co-Op bung ‘em any dosh? I am given to believe both the LieBour party & the unions receive it from that source.

  4. 7
    Elsie Beattie (83 and a quarter) says:

    £7million does seem rather excessive for a newspaper bint, dear.

  5. 9
    keredybretsa says:

    Putting it plain, simple English. Constant reviewing of Human capital Investments for impact and cost effectiveness.


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Rod Liddle on the loony UN sexism special rapporteur:

“There is more sexism in Britain than in any other country in the world, according to a mad woman who has been sent here by the United Nations.

Rashida Manjoo is a part-time professor of law at Cape Town University in the totally non-sexist country of South Africa (otherwise known as Rape Capital Of The World).

Mrs Magoo has been wandering around with her notebook and is appalled by the sexist “boys’ club” culture here, apparently.

I don’t doubt we still have sexism in the UK. But is it worse than in, say, Saudi Arabia, d’you think, honey-lamb? Or about 175 other countries? Get a grip, you doolally old bat.”



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What’s he been doing FFS, mining bitcoins?


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