Spend Matters Afternoon Coffee

Nissan back up and running.
UPDATE: Nissan Repairs Quake-Hit Plant, But Parts Supply Still Tight -- Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said Tuesday that the company has repaired production lines at its most earthquake-damaged plant in northeastern Japan a few weeks ahead of schedule, and will be able to resume full output there once parts supplies get back to normal. The repair of the engine plant in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, means that all of Nissan's domestic vehicle assembly and engine factories are now back online after the magnitude-9 earthquake on March 11, but lingering problems in the parts supply chain means it won't be able to resume full production in Japan and overseas until October.

A big job for London.
From toilets to torches: Freshfields' Olympic procurement team has it covered -- As London gears up to host the greatest show on earth, a team of lawyers is hard at work behind the scenes drafting vital contracts that will ensure every need of both the athletes and spectators at the Olympics is catered for.

Well there's a way to make a dent in the deficit.
Is it fair to fine fat people for not dieting? -- Overweight welfare claimants in the US state of Arizona face paying $50 (£31) fines if they don't follow a dietary regime laid down by their doctor. Is that fair? Just as American waistlines - like many in the Western world - continue to expand, so does the budget to meet the associated costs.

SEO vs. clever copywriters.
'Google Doesn't Laugh': Saving Witty Headlines in the Age of SEO -- If online searches are literal, what happens to headlines that involve word play? Copy editors fear they're going the way of the classified ad.

- Sheena Moore

Discuss this:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *