My life has been turned upside down.
My major client has decided that they need to cut costs and want to cut my fee by two thirds.
I am in turmoil
Our very survival is on the line
That it has been badly handled has added to the stress
I sat up most of last night trying to find a way out of this imminent financial disaster
I now have to justify what I do for them and what my expenses are
I have worked with this client and more or less the same group of people for 15 years
If they don’t know my worth by now I doubt I will be able to convince them of it
The pressure is coming from the headoffice and the puppets here are just rolling over and expecting me to do the same.
What they are suggesting is not sustainable financially
They had this year’s budget before the end of September last year. Now it is being questioned.
OH retired in November last year
His annuity draw down for this year was based on my expected earnings
Now this …
With apologies to Granny for the one-liners. I am not capable of full sentences right now.