Business Finance Junction – April 2013

Business Finance Junction – April 2013

The automatic Escalator Tax (alcohol and cigarettes) which was to be applied this month (by at least 2% over inflation until 2014) was removed for beer in the recent budget.  CAMRA had been vocal in pointing out that beer duty has risen 42% since 2008, the beer industry had cited the tax as reason for [...]
Does Red Mean Stop Or Go?

Does Red Mean Stop Or Go?

Probably, down at No.11 after some gradual stretching exercises and a crack of the knuckles, Mr O’s  spring in his step bounce downstairs turned to frantic running around; throwing things out of the cupboard under the stairs, and shouting "who's moved the red bag again?" ......Because, as we’ve heard from pre-budget snippets, it’s a visit to [...]
In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – March 2013

In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – March 2013

Game Changer! You Hold The Key.  I’d never thought it would take some thirty years before I could open an ordinary door with such a sense of achievement. And when I did, the infill storage area didn’t disappoint.  Although its contents had long since changed, I was amused by the minute space which I’d always [...]
Business Finance Junction – April 2013

Business Finance Junction – March 2013

Deciding factors for shopping commonly include price, quality or choice. Deciding factors for personal banking might be interest rates, additional services, convenience or, it seems from Sainsbury bank’s pre-tax operating profit increase of 40% last year, the loyalty card points. Ways to tap into potential customers: It is our business to quickly restore value-added infrastructures that [...]
Chain Reaction

Chain Reaction

The cautionary attitude of some lenders and landlords guarantees no access to properties for anyone on benefits – Full Stop.  A general circumnavigation of financial issues surrounding such a landlord market often supports the attitude of no interest for the landlord, similarly the financial people (lenders) usually root their perspective further along the chain to [...]