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Raising the bar

Nice work if you can get it. The 228 permanent staff at the ODA are enjoying an average wage of £67,000 plus an average bonus of £13,700 on top, plus expenses of course. See

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Summer’s not a good time for a snow job

The IOC’s Vancouver 2010 marketing report was quietly published on July 6 lifting the lid a little on VANOC's financial information blackout, as

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No party for the rich?

Deighton was powerful enough to have become the 458th richest person in the country when he applied for the Locog position. He could afford the massive pay-cut

In one of two largely puff pieces in today's Guardian we're treated to a profile of LOCOG Chief Exec Paul Deighton's bankster past with Goldman Sachs. So we have some idea of where he's coming from in the second which leads:


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Unpaid McJobs Available in the Olympics

Olympics McJobs: photo: fakelvis  on Flickrphoto: fakelvis on Flickr


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Higgins inadequately rewarded for awesome budget savings!

Today Mr Higgins kindly sent me an email message in which he said:

'We remain within budget and on track to complete the vast majority of the venues and infrastructure with one year to go.'


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On top of TescoTown, an IkeaTown

Paul Norman reveals that IKEA have acquired the Sugar House Lane site for housing development.


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Vancouver 2010 expenses report

Vancouver2010_expenses.pdf

City of Vancouver releases Olympic expenses

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 by David Eby


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