September 2011 Noteworthy News

September 2011 Noteworthy News

Ah! September! Don’t you just love the smell of manure in the morning?  As the not so good and not so great politicians and bankers return from their summer sojourns it’s no surprise that banks and politics once again dominate the headlines. The Independent Commission on Banking (ICB) will report its findings this month; bankers [...]
Alien Uncertainty With Added Basel

Alien Uncertainty With Added Basel

The Martians Have Landed has probably got good odds of being an unlikely news headline even amongst a time of historic and previously unthinkable ones.  The survival of society has had the attention of gusto reporting because of the August Riots in London detracting from the continual uncertain headlines relating to fiscal survival. `How big [...]
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 [...]
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