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Mcdonalds writing paper

So I would ask that, were this application to be allowed, it should have conditions attached - namely that McDonald's give an undertaking that all suppliers of animal products to this branch (including companies involved in the rearing, transport or slaughter of animals for consumption there) guarantee that all animals used for their products are raised in genuine free-range conditions, and that they will allow inspection of their facilities by representatives of Compassion in World Farming.

(8) NOT A FIT AND PROPER PERSON - The applications should be rejected on the following grounds. In the light of the High Court's findings (that McDonald's exploit children, pay low wages, are anti-union, are culpably responsible for cruelty to animals, are risking the health of long-term regular customers, and are deceiving the public when they promote their food as nutritious), I submit that McDonald's is not a fit and proper person/company to be granted planning permission to open this store. If the local authority accept the company's proposal they will be aiding and abetting the abovementioned practices and failing to protect the community.

This paper presents a corporate analysis of this company. Specifically, the analysis will involve an evaluation of the company’s financial statement, financial ratios, equity, bonds, international operations and strategies. The aim of the analysis is to establish whether the company is forms a viable investment options. Analysis of financial statement and ratios revealed that McDonalds is well managed and highly profitable company that has a huge potential for future growth. Analysis of the company equity revealed that the company’s stock is one of the best performing in the market with strong potential for growth and high return. The paper concludes that McDonald is a viable investment option.

 McDonald Corporate Analysis

  1. 1. Introduction

McDonald is an American chain of fast food restaurants. It is the largest fast food chain in the world having operations in 117 different countries and over 30,000 restaurants. The company is listed in the New York stock exchange. This paper presents a corporate analysis of this company that was conducted with the aim of advising investment decisions.

Some of these restaurants operate under the direct management of McDonalds but most of them operate as franchise (80%) or affiliates. McDonald earns revenue from the affiliates and franchises through royalties, rent and fees. In 2010 the Corporation recorded $24.075 billion in revenue making it the largest fast food restaurant in the world. The company is big employee with an estimated 1.5 million employees working in different facilities around the world. The company stock have also been performing significantly well in the financial market. The value of the stock is high their yield are among the highest in the market. In 2010, the company used $5.1 billion shillings to repurchase shares from shareholders and in payment of dividends. Current the company’s stock is ranked third in the Dow Jones Composite Index. McDonald faces fierce competition in the fast food restaurant business. Some of McDonald big competitors include; Burger King Holdings Inc; Doctor’s Associates Inc; Yum! Brands Inc and Wendy/Arby’s Group. However, the company has always remained ahead of its competitors as the company continues to command the largest share in the market. He agreed that managers have the power, while any crew person is working their scheduled shift, to compulsorily cut or extend the hours being worked (the crew handbook states: "On occasions you may be asked to continue working past your normal finishing time. You will be released as soon as the need for your service has passed"). Even breaks can be cut. In any event, crew are not paid for meal breaks.

Mr Nicholson also admitted that any McDonald's workers interested in union membership "would not be allowed to collect subscriptions...put up notices...pass out any leaflets...to organise a meeting for staff to discuss conditions at the store on the premises...or to inform the union about conditions inside the stores" (which would be deemed 'Gross Misconduct' and as such a 'summary sackable offence'). These all relate to clauses in the 'Crew Handbook' - the company's contract of employment. In fact, Mr Nicholson agreed, "they would not be allowed to carry out any overt union activity on McDonald's premises". I believe that this systematic discrimination against trade union activity is unlawful and Haringey Council will be failing in its statutory duty to protect employees' working conditions should they allow this application to go ahead.

Hence the existence of McDonald's low paid jobs drives down the already scandalously low wages of many local workers. Crew wages continue to be pathetically low.

Mr Justice Bell's ruling concerning wages means that by allowing store to open the local authority would be allowing McDonald's to further threaten wage levels of the thousands of catering and retail workers employed in the borough.

[Note: McDonald's did not appeal any of Mr Justice Bell's rulings against them, in fact stating, on the eve of the 1999 McLibel Appeal, in writing to Ms Steel and Mr Morris on 5.1.99, that the judge was 'correct in his conclusions'. Hence the company has formally accepted the criticisms, quoted from the judgment, in this and following sections. The ruling last year stands as a serious indictment of the company's core business practices. The burden is now on them to demonstrate if they can that fundamental change has since taken place.]

I would suggest that, were this application to be allowed, it should have conditions attached - namely that McDonald's give a written undertaking not to discriminate against any staff engaged in trade union-type activity at the branch, that the discriminatory clauses be removed from the contract of employment, and also that representatives of the local branches of relevant unions be allowed free access to the staff on the premises, including use of a noticeboard without any censorship by the management.

Legislation is currently being prepared for the limiting and banning of unnecessary disposable packaging for the above reasons. I would suggest that, were this application to be allowed, it should have a condition attached - namely that McDonald's set up recycling schemes for all/most of the customer packaging used in the store and that they employ a litter patrol continuously during the hours when the premises are in use, to retrieve their rubbish from the surrounding streets.

(2) EMPLOYMENT - The applications should be rejected on the following grounds. No doubt, McDonald's would claim that their store would provide new jobs. I would like to point out that that the majority will be non-skilled, part-time jobs (approx 80% according to company figures) with low wages. Workers at McDonald's are not paid overtime rates (even when they work very long hours), and they have no guaranteed hours of employment. Pressure to keep profits high and wage costs low results in understaffing, so staff have to work harder and faster.

Comments

  1. Yogapepihaluw

    The serviettes we got from ( Observatory ) . They gave us toilet paper mkkkrrr

  2. Biwejuhocuy

    Wanna find out what kind of girl you messing with? Take her on a cheap date like or something no matter how much $ in your pocket

  3. Nevilojojobed

    I live here. I ate some McDonalds yesterday. Same.

  4. Loboyoqucuq

    With sandpaper for toilet paper

  5. Bebowewe

    In today"s paper - Tributes to 83-year-old murdered in East Harling - Public to have say on Harleston parking plans - McDonalds on the menu?

  6. Rosequkexugepo

    Since McNugget"s, are in style What about you"re resturant not really good to have seats with paper, tissue, stains and bugs?

  7. Sulavan

    We don"t buy that excuse for toilet paper - perhaps we should stop supporting those advertisers as well? Advertisers who support

  8. Nagofepufu

    STOP giving out killer - change to paper! Happy Meal toys

  9. Jugobijap

    McDonalds Crew Hat Mesh and Paper Vintage 1969 via

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