A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.16  The Freelancer

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.16 The Freelancer

Free as a Bird As businesses operate from one business cycle to another any economic uncertainty results in change and, as business models change, reorganization occurs which can further fuel economic uncertainty. Enter the Freelancer, the person who doesn’t want, to or can’t risk being, the employee that is laid off.  The fields in which [...]
21st Century Crisis – Been There, Done That?

21st Century Crisis – Been There, Done That?

A recent game of Trivial Pursuit and a newspaper article  (which incidentally has some very interesting comments attached) prompted the question, how did the Roman Empire manage to decline when they had so much at their disposal? From our limited understanding, we’d believed that Roman society was built on its strengths of lateral thinking and being [...]
It’s a Love / Hate Relationship

It’s a Love / Hate Relationship

  Credit, as distinct from money, is generally perceived as being the function of Banks and according to consumer campaigners Which?  in their focused campaign `Britain Needs Better Banks'  almost two thirds of those questioned would be on the `hate it'  side, if the Banking System were the equivalent of Marmite.   Consumers depend on banking services [...]
Climate Change

Climate Change

Climate is what you expect; weather is what you get. The difference between weather and climate  was much in the news this weekend. Complicated weather measurements are the information  that climate scientists need for their predictions whilst the climate of our economy is measured by its economic indicators . Whether purchase or letting, depending upon the climate [...]