A general election was called today for the 6th May 2010. Labour will go to the people and hope that they can eat away at the now slender lead the Conservatives have in the polls.
This is the biggest customer service pitch around. We the people are the Government’s customers and we will be deciding who gets to provide our customer service over the next 4 – 5 years.
Think of this in terms of commerce and it throws up a very interesting slant on things. Imagine if every company you dealt with only gave you the option to move once every 4 – 5 years and you only had two main companies to choose from. It would be a major decision and one which you would probably agonise over a lot. You would take advice from people about their experiences, you would look at all the angles and then you would make the decision.