The Truth Is Out……


So I've been promising a major bit of news and here it is. After it all went off over the wages, Issam, Chris and Simon decided we should all have a meeting to discuss the email that we had sent (see below). As you will see, the email was to the point, factual, and decisive. …

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Embezzle? Fly? Repeat?


Talal flew out to Qatar Tuesday night. I believe he comes back today. Wages are late again. I should have been paid Wednesday, Dominic and Ray, Tuesday. Andy on Saturday. I emailed Jude (politely) and she emailed me back saying Accounts were promising two payments on Sunday. I had to ask if that was two …

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What Do You Get When You Combine An Art Dept With ATP?


It's very difficult to write this blog. So much happens (or should I say, "Does not happen") that it's hard to keep track. Today I refused to go on a recce because the new driver is dangerous and nearly got us all killed yesterday. Today, we have not been paid. Despite my asking Fozan to …

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Battle Of The Construction Manager & Bob’s Unpaid Wages


While I got on with a provisional schedule in the absence of a Construction Manager, various things happened today. First, Ibrahim failed to pay Bob  his wages despite the fact Ibrahim had promised Bob they would be paid before the 10th May. This is the second time Bob's wages have been late. This morning Bob decided not to work …

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