In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – May 2015

In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – May 2015

Heckling A Comedian Never Works Out As the campaign trail days are almost through (or might actually be through by the time you read this) I’m curious to know if the hecklers that politicians face are the same as those who take on comedians. Either way, unless there’s a hung parliament to extend the haggling, [...]
Business Finance Junction – May 2015

Business Finance Junction – May 2015

The Fixed Rate mortgage hit a record low of 1.09% from the Co-op Bank for those with a 40% deposit. According to the latest building society index, Annual House Price Growth was up, to 5.2%  in April from 5.1% in March, with the average price of a home at £193,048. TSB is to close 17 branches before [...]
Business Finance Junction – April 2015

Business Finance Junction – April 2015

While Banks close on public holiday, notwithstanding those who are involved in traditional bank holiday work which has trains re-routed and motorways down to one lane, Easter is a time when many Independent businesses are able to capitalise on the public being away from the day job. Similar to other occasions such as Mother’s and [...]
In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – February 2015

In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – February 2015

Accounting The Cost Of Being Outside In The Cold   Have you read the health headlines lately? Apparently everything is going to get us at some time or another. The one that had us laughing was a warning to stay warm for the big freeze. All too often the simple pleasures, conveniences and familiarities, which seem [...]
Business Finance Junction – October 2014

Business Finance Junction – October 2014

It’s anticipated that sometime during October the Government-run British Business Bank will unveil its first deal with a lender.  The scheme offers to share the risk of certain losses on a portfolio of new loans made to small and medium-size businesses. In effect the smaller banks (i.e. challenger banks) could be enabled to lend more [...]
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