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"Managing further cuts to tight budgets is a challenge! So this training will give you a pratical insight into how to 'maximise returns from limited resources'!"
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Costs can be high.
"To describe our budget shortfall as a 'Black Hole' is both simplistic and inaccurate."
"They complain about cost of driving clients around but when you suggest an alternative they moan...I mean it's not as if I'm telling them to run!"
"We've been instructed to cut client contact to a minimum to conserve resources!"
"We're going to have to be very careful deciding which parts of the voluntary sector to fund."
"We're going to have to save some money...and one way is to rewrite the rules on expenses claim."
"It's a big society idea...we were going to recruit a volunteer committee to recruit a volunteer, volunteer support worker to get volunteers to volunteer to fill in gaps in the service."
'It's the worst past of the job...you never get used to it.'
'Of course with the budget constraints we couldn't fit in everything you asked for.'
'Ha...Ha...Ha! You'll be the death of me.'
'We costed a comprehensive security system with state of the art hardware and linked self defence training course for all staff.'
'I know most of budget is ringfenced...but we need a little flexibility.'
'I hope you didn't feel uncomfortable about me correcting you on your first day!'
'I keep hoping it's an April Fool!'
'With all the cuts we're all having to double up on other roles!'
'Management told us to use all available technology to get workers out of the office and working face to face with clients...unfortunately the budget wouldn't run to laptops!'
"Yes, I'm the good fairy but I can grant only one wish instead of three. Budget cuts, you know?"
"Congratulations, you're hired. Here's your paper clip quota for the fiscal year."
"We need to revisit your transportation budget."
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"Due to budget cuts, I will be your Ghost of Christmas Past, Present and Future."
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"There's some question as to how long we're going to be able to keep the lights on."
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"The budget is tight, so here is your marker supply for this quarter."
"Erm I'm afraid we don't have the budget to pay you....but I could maybe manage 10% more gratitude and an additional weekly slap on the back!"