The Technical Environment of the Stop Hit

The simple stop hit is probably the most frequently used of fencing’s counteroffensive actions. At the most basic level it simply tries to beat the opponent’s attack in speed or timing. However, successful employment of the stop hit depends on recognition of its unique characteristics and the environment in which it operates. The stop hit…

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Cash and Non-Cash Payments To Employees

Business expenses are the costs a company incurs to carry out its trade, business, or profession. The IRS allows companies to deduct these expenses as long as the business tries to make a profit. In the previous chapter, the general requirements for deducting employee compensation expenses were presented. The purpose of this chapter is to…

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Homeless at Christmas

Can you think of anything more dreadful than being homeless at Christmas? Walking cold wet streets with no-one to go to, nobody that cares whether you live or die, permanently hungry, wondering if you will find a bed for the night. No wonder many are turning to drugs and alcohol. Maybe a side benefit of…

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Pros and Cons of Prostate Massage

Prostate massage has been used to relieve the pain and tenderness of prostatitis. In many males, the massage alleviates the discomfort and swelling and is an alternative to surgery or medications to treat the symptoms of prostatitis. There are several methods and techiques involved with this. One method is to use a long sterile instrument…

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Social Effects Of Downsizing Human Resources

A set of thorny process issues concerns the impact of downsizing on the local community. Downsizing, especially focused layoffs by large corporations (that lead, say, to the closure of an entire facility), can have devastating impacts on a local community. As extreme examples, there are cases of rural community’s simply disappearing after a local lumber…

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