August 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

August 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

Practice 1-2-3 : The Business Standard All too often areas, even within the smallest of businesses, having potential for performance and growth are overlooked because standard good practice isn’t backed up with standard practice procedures. It doesn’t matter if it’s the economy, or hours of sunshine giving out a dip, drop, decline or rise, managing [...]
August 2011 Noteworthy News

August 2011 Noteworthy News

The high days and holidays started with a month dominated by news of a business’s standard practice included hacking, the US managed to overtake the headline-grabbing with the standard dominant phrase of debt ceiling. This headline will likely change, over the coming weeks, as we learn more about their economy predictions, long term issues and [...]
Let’s Talk About Money… (Lets NOT!)

Let’s Talk About Money… (Lets NOT!)

It’s official (well, official with an ish) because we don’t talk about money, we’re amongst another two thirds who are reluctant to chit chat away or phone a friend about finance. Call us old fashioned but we were brought up to never discuss such things as ‘how much something we have costs’ and we don’t [...]
Business Beastie No 7: Mere Existence

Business Beastie No 7: Mere Existence

Swigging back any discipline tonic and deliriously chanting the plan, strategy, review mantra to keep the business cogs turning is meaningless without action, and might not be sufficient enough to get rid of a business virus. Once down that path of least resistance, making any plan can have you feeling like you're back at school [...]
Get Us Down Off The Ceiling

Get Us Down Off The Ceiling

We were invited to write an article for a construction trade body and, being supporters of independent businesses, local businesses and small businesses we didn’t want to write about ourselves.  Instead we opted to be ourselves and do what we always do which is to share our experiences. We wrote about how ‘Times are Changing’ [...]
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