'All staff parties, including this year's Christmas treat for 1,000 children at the Isle of Grain, have been cancelled by BP because the company is having to economize, a spokesman said. . .'
When we asked BP if such cutbacks were being introduced this time around, all a spokeswoman would say was that the company was reviewing its community support activities on which it spent pounds 28.1m last year, pounds 8m of which went to charity. 'I'm not aware of any plans to curtail Christmas parties,' the spokeswoman said. They used to be made of sterner stuff.Reuse content