Statistics and lies

By Andrew Gaydon A discussion on Facebook commented on the brisk BrisLETS trading that happened in 2016, 2017 and 2018 (see graph). But our trading figures for the first six months of 2019 are down, at just 13,930 Units. Why did this drop occur? Was it the functions,...

Constitution Amendments (cont.)

(continued from the March GM Constitutional amendment round of voting) By Simon Cole, Chair. The General Meeting on 17 of March was a good learning experience. Successful amendments were noted in the April NewsLETS, along with some that weren’t. Since then,...

Terms & Conditions proposed updates

After extensive research of other community exchanges’ terms and conditions online, the Management Support Team now offers members the biggest overhaul for a long time. These changes are designed to prepare our organisation for a future of much larger numbers of...

LETS ― a form of complementary superannuation

By Paul Wildman LETS as part of super? You have to be kidding! Some years back I asked our accountant if he was retiring, as I had; we are similar ages. “I’m not retiring! That means doing nothing,” was his response. Well, there you go. Captured by one definition of...