One can't discount the importance of protecting the public from charlatans and fly-by-night operations.
It is down to profits and too many fly-by-night companies.
This situation presents an important challenge for small businesses: how can I convince my potential customers that I am not an unethical, fly-by-night operation?
There are 1,200 such homes in the country but there are also fly-by-night operators.
These are not fly-by-night firms and fortunately so far the offending firms have backed down.
And fly-by-night exchange operators weren't the only ones with a casual approach to the law.
During the period of active Y2K remediation last year, much was made of the possibility that unscrupulous, fly-by-night contractors might install back doors to networks they were engaged to repair.
‘We must crack down on fly-by-night operators who set up premium-rate line services, only to disappear days later before the regulator has a chance to investigate complaints,’ he said.
We're not interested in building flats - we're not get rich quick fly-by-night developers.
In a world of fly-by-night operations, this is a long-term investment..