Squeezing Interest From Big Banks Across To Small Business

Squeezing Interest From Big Banks Across To Small Business

The celebration involved cake and tea the other day, as a small business owner spoke with us of her delight at maintaining a steady growth in her business.  Confidence about the coming few months wasn’t quite as strong as the tea, but the controls implemented, during the last 9 months, could be as significant to the [...]
February 2012 Intermediary A-Musing

February 2012 Intermediary A-Musing

The Commonality of Business:The economy has uneven impact, independent businesses have their own identity therefore there is no `best way' or `single fix' for the commonality of businesses in which no credit means no business.Not too long ago, anyone on the streets of Wichita might have witnessed dollars raining down on them; dropped from a helicopter [...]
February 2012 Noteworthy News

February 2012 Noteworthy News

Apologies to any polar bears coming out of hibernation, as you rub your eyes against the bright lights of headline glare, don’t panic you haven’t overslept and the hunting season isn’t for you. No, far more fun...  it’s the bankers’ bonus season, that time of year when the headlines have their sights firmly fixed on [...]
Leading Business: At The Bottom Of The World

Leading Business: At The Bottom Of The World

3 Degrees C.  Almost tropical compared to conditions faced by Shackleton.  A UK chilly winter morning reminder of the decision, almost 103 years to the day, ‘it was better to be a living donkey than a dead lion’;  winter clothing layers were required. Shackleton’s circumstances were different, having ventured furthest towards the South Pole than [...]