Challenging Profit

Challenging Profit

I love percentages, they tell you nothing. Big companies can be found looking to their top line (sales turnover) and reaching to their bottom line via the percentage routes of scale and margins. Whereas the top line for the smaller business is looking to their bottom line: the net profit. Percentage margins for sales growth [...]
In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – September 2014

In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – September 2014

Bank Rejects' Offer   When does the one syllable, four-letter words into minute-long sentences, yelled out in single syllable breaths monster surface? Think about the last time you were on the receiving end of rejection. Did the ‘it’s- not- fair!’ Monster surface when you were reminded that the world’s not fair, and this time, it’s [...]
When Will Interest Rates Rise?

When Will Interest Rates Rise?

For they surely will.... Inflation Report Recap. August 2013 - Forward guidance would use several indicators, mainly based upon unemployment, labour market, working hours and surveys of ‘spare capacity’  in companies. The degree of spare capacity would reflect upon any increase in Bank Rate. 18 additional indicators were added for degrees of space to the projections. [...]
Business Finance Junction – August 2014

Business Finance Junction – August 2014

Difficult to think about December in August however, Saturday 6 December is Small Business Saturday, the celebration day of ‘shop local’ and use independent-owned businesses, an initiative that promotes at all levels the support of small firms and have started their 100 countdown. Santander apparently had an issue with the ‘moral problem’  of the aptly [...]
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