In the 91 budget, Norman Lamont described mobile telephones as a scourge of contemporary society, and taxed the bejasus out of them. Now the opposite has been irrefutably proven by research carried out by the Cranfield School of Management. Its report, catchily titled The Values and Benefits of Mobile Telephones to Business Users, revealed that a third of those interviewed found that a mobile phone reduced their stress levels. And one Stephen Brewer also notes that the phones increase efficiency and "peace of mind". So who commissioned this little gem? Why Cellnet for which Brewer happens to be marketing director. Got the message?
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