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    • trisontana
    • By trisontana 17th May 18, 5:37 PM
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    More Management Shenanigans at Smart
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    • 17th May 18, 5:37 PM
    More Management Shenanigans at Smart 17th May 18 at 5:37 PM
    https://stockhead.com.au/tech/smart-parking-drops-55pc-after-sackings-over-alleged-management-breaches/

    Robo parking cop Smart Parking has booted its British managing director and finance director after alleged breaches of the company's corporate policies.

    In an ASX announcement this morning the company said it had become aware of non-compliance in human resources and operational controls by the British management team but had acted "swift and decisively" to terminate them.


    Smart has form regarding management wrongdoing. When the Australian company took them over a few years ago they found some "irregularities" in the accounts.

    I like this bit:-

    a review highlighted non-compliance in HR and operational controls which breaches the Board's customer-focused strategy to build a positive and trusted brand in the UK parking enforcement market and hence a strong platform for long-term growth.

    In the words of Jim Royal "positive and trusted brand my a***"
    Last edited by trisontana; 17-05-2018 at 10:37 PM.
    What part of "A whop bop-a-lu a whop bam boo" don't you understand?
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    • beamerguy
    • By beamerguy 17th May 18, 9:09 PM
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    • 17th May 18, 9:09 PM
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    • 17th May 18, 9:09 PM
    Thanks for that info

    All these posh words .... "fiddling the books" is preferred

    Yet another dodgy BPA member ????

    Or is it dodgy BPA, difficult to tell nowadays

    Unscrupulous UKPC and SMART ???
    HOW MANY MORE HIDE WITHIN THE BPA ???
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    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 17th May 18, 9:13 PM
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    • #3
    • 17th May 18, 9:13 PM
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    • 17th May 18, 9:13 PM
    Fairly standard stuff for Smart management personnel.

    http://notomob.co.uk/discussions/index.php?topic=5599.0
    Please note, we are not a legal, residential or credit advice forum, rather one that helps motorists fight private parking charges, primarily at the 'front-end' of the process.
    Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.
    • Coupon-mad
    • By Coupon-mad 17th May 18, 9:22 PM
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    • #4
    • 17th May 18, 9:22 PM
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    • 17th May 18, 9:22 PM
    Wonder what they (allegedly) did...?
    PRIVATE 'PCN'? DON'T PAY BUT DON'T IGNORE IT UNLESS IN SCOTLAND OR NI
    TWO Clicks needed Look up, top of the page:
    Main site>>Forums>Household & Travel>Motoring>Parking Tickets Fines & Parking - read the NEWBIES THREAD
    • Castle
    • By Castle 17th May 18, 10:19 PM
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    • 17th May 18, 10:19 PM
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    • 17th May 18, 10:19 PM
    Reading Smart Parking's accounts for the year ended 30th June 2017, the VAT man is asking for 3.2millon in outstanding Vat.
    • Umkomaas
    • By Umkomaas 17th May 18, 10:27 PM
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    • 17th May 18, 10:27 PM
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    • 17th May 18, 10:27 PM
    Reading Smart Parking's accounts for the year ended 30th June 2017, the VAT man is asking for 3.2millon in outstanding Vat.
    Originally posted by Castle
    Ouch, ouch, ouch!

    Just a random (rather rhetorical) thought - in the event of Smart being unable to pay, could that liability be passed to their principal contractors like Asda, Matalan, etc? That would put the skids under the enthusiasm to grab 'free car park management'!
    Please note, we are not a legal, residential or credit advice forum, rather one that helps motorists fight private parking charges, primarily at the 'front-end' of the process.
    Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.
    • twhitehousescat
    • By twhitehousescat 17th May 18, 10:47 PM
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    • 17th May 18, 10:47 PM
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    • 17th May 18, 10:47 PM
    nope , the australian parent firm would simply buy any small fry in the UK , transfer all contracts and ditch smart UK
    Time pretending I was asleep whilst under his desk , has given me insight to this sordid world
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