Woolly thinking to save cash?
LOCAL authority staff have been advised by officials to wear warmer clothes to work so that heating bills can be cut. This piece of guidance – which sounds patronising – has been widely mocked.
Employees may feel offended by such a simplistic diktat, but they have the option of ignoring it.
The real experts in dressing up warm for winter are, of course, those hard-pressed Inverness pensioners who don layer after layer to try and keep out the chill and keep down savagely high fuel bills. That’s not an option for the OAPs but a dire necessity. And there’s no daily escape to cosy, well-heated offices for them.
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