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Who do we really not like?

Take your pick from the list that ranges from lawyers and bankers to telesales agents

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For a while, the three professions - bankers, lawyers and accountants - were the butt of public jokes and top of everybody's list of "people we do not like".

IN 2001, I found myself as a member of the most despised profession in the world - a practising public accountant. This was because of a number of international scandals blamed on poor standards of auditing, culminating in the fall of Enron and the demise of the then largest international...

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