I am aware, as Bill Dodwell was keen to emphasise in this morning's spat on Starbucks, that Vince Cable had BIS staff review Starbuck's accounts and was told they did not make a profit.
Now BIS is not a tax authority.
Nor, as I know, does it have much accounting expertise - it borrows almost all it needs from the Big 4 as far as I can see.
In that case I do hope it wasn't staff seconded from Deloitte (Starbuck's auditors and Bill Dodwell's firm) who assured Vince Cable that Starbucks made a loss.
I have no idea if it was. I am just hoping it wasn't.