On the basis that an industry that can laugh at itself is in rude health, I came across this report in The TImes Diary today. I make no pretence at originality: I'm simply lifting the entire article...
"GET THE BUILDERS IN
Zimbabwean-style democracy seems to have been adopted by Riba. Members who opened the ballot paper sent out before its AGM on an Apple device found that the question asking if they approved the financial report for 2017 gave only one option: “yes”. It’s either a cunning plan to ensure the motion passes seamlessly or bad design, though surely the body representing architects wouldn’t lay themselves open to accusations of the latter?"
Hands up any business chief who wishes he/she could get the company's financial report approved so easily ...?
Chris Peace, MD, Peace Recruitment