“In the shadow of today already walks tomorrow,” is a line from a poem by a 16th century Greek poet. It’s as true today as it was all those years ago, especially when we stop for a moment and think about the turmoil and disruption of the past couple of years.
We have created a Bureaucratic Monster in our endeavours to make the road transport industry the perfect and safest industry sector.
Gone are the old days of rocking up to your accountant every year to get your tax done with a bundle of bank statements and a shoebox of dockets and receipts.
I purposely left this subject of backhanders out my book Don’t Suck the Pencils because it is a very real yet difficult subject to handle as a business operator.