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fat cat

noun affluent contributor, contributor with deep pockets, moneyed contributor, rich backer, rich connributor, wealthy campaign contributor, wealthy contributor, wealthy donor, wealthy supporter
Associated concepts: campaign finance laws, election laws, limits on campaign contributions, publicly funded campaigns
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The Fat Cat Beer Company beers are currently available in four states, including Georgia, Alabama, Florida and Virginia, with expansion plans to California this month and other markets later this year.
Liz Williams celebrates 20 years of the Fat Cat cafe bar chain at the group's Bangor premises Pic: JEFF PITT
Which is why the Fat Cat isn't the cat's pyjamas, yet.
She will table a motion blasting the way Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt and the Government have lined the pockets of the fat cats.
A poll of 129 human resources staff showed that 96% believed that fat cat executives led to poor employee relations.
Fat Cat managing director Matt Saunders yesterday told the Daily Post it was a very sad day for all those involved with the pub chain.
AT a time when Middlesbrough is suffering the consequence of massive budget cuts it beggars belief that the seven top brass officers of Middlesbrough Council were paid almost pounds 1m collectively for the year 2011/2012 Clearly Middlesbrough Council was unperturbed by Eric Pickles when he blasted local authorities for the fat cat salaries paid to council chiefs.
Fat cat venture capitalist Jon Moulton, who has given the Tories more than pounds 250,000, claimed it was the "right thing to do, both economically and morally".
What they get is bureaucratic bundles of red tape presided over by fat cat penpushers on outrageous six-figure pay packets.
Moves to stop rewarding fat cats who fail firms The Government will today propose new laws to stop bosses walking away with massive payments even when their companies have performed very poorly, in response to the growing concern over socalled 'fat cat' greed.
COMBINING a small university town in North Wales with a derelict restaurant and two enthusiastic amateur pub landlords, might not seem like the best way to found a hospitality business, but for the Fat Cat it was a marriage made in heaven.
I KNOW I'm always going on about fat cat bosses treating their staff like dirt, so it's nice to see Butlin's managing director Tony Marshall who, having gone back to the shop floor as a Redcoat to see what conditions were like, is getting his finger out to do something about improving them.