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  • n. The completion of a form containing multiple-choice questions in which one or more boxes need to be ticked by way of an answer.


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  • But senior bankers have so far detected little difference from the old FSA box-ticking approach.

    Tyrie's Team Turns Light On U.K. Banking Debacle

  • The US government is expected to radically overhaul its discredited regulatory regime covering offshore operations, which had merely required companies to fill out uniform box-ticking safety audits.

    BP Gulf oil spill final report backs British safety model

  • Regulators in the region make it too easy for companies to get away with box-ticking.

    Singapore May Toughen Governance Standards

  • Not a sheep: The UK's box-ticking culture skip to main | skip to sidebar

    The UK's box-ticking culture

  • Those two last lines illustrate so much of what has gone wrong with this Country over the last 12 years of Labour misrule; box-ticking rules and common sense has to take a back seat.

    The UK's box-ticking culture

  • No; in Labour, box-ticking, Britain the response is a po-faced "We take the sale of alcohol to underage people extremely seriously."

    The UK's box-ticking culture

  • Their Lordships made it clear that they ¨consider that this type of box-ticking approach does not do justice to the complexity of a decision as to whether or not to grant an interlocutory injunction.

    2009 May : Law is Cool

  • They believe there are a number of disadvantages to a prescriptive approach that will need to be addressed in the Gulf of Mexico, not least that it encourages a box-ticking mentality.

    Deep Water, Deep Trouble

  • Our modern passion for fact-collection and box-ticking rather than a deep comprehension of the world around us would have horrified him too.

    Socrates ? a man for our times

  • Believe me, I have sympathy for you with the target culture, box-ticking, bureaucracy and political correctness inflicted on you by the government.

    Replace Police With Spin Doctors « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG


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