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Carter pulled out at the last minute due to a 're-arranged family event'. However, a message from his personal assistant seemed a less than courteous way to do this.

Paul Carter

How dare you

Carter pulled out at the last minute due to a ‘re-arranged family event’. However, a message from his personal assistant seemed a less than courteous way to do this. Mark Nottingham

An unnecessarily gentle understatement there Mark. Try as I might, I cannot think of a pressing PRE-arranged family event that can be RE-arranged at a day’s notice. Sounds very much like a ‘dog ate my homework’ excuse.

This meeting had been painstakingly and specifically arranged for Paul Carter’s convenience, long in advance. Several times, KIACC double-checked Carter’s attendance with his office. Then he pulls out the day before. That is a shabby way to treat anyone.

The cry went up (in mitigation) that Paul Carter has a private life.

And he is paid at market rate, and we are his employers.

Paul Carter: selfish, unprofessional, decently paid.

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