Exploring a Benefit for Micro and Small Business

Exploring a Benefit for Micro and Small Business

It’s like there’s gold and silver and treasure in one part of my tummy and butterflies and insects in the other part…. was one of my children’s responses when they faced a new experience. Facing something new, that mixture of excitement and nervous anticipation as they confronted something to which they didn’t know what to [...]
June 2012 Noteworthy News

June 2012 Noteworthy News

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee has brought about much retrospective - Looking back at the economy  and thinking about how businesses were run very differently. There was the similarity of difficult economic times being shared 60 years ago, a time of hardly any FTSE 100, 250 ,or similar indicators, amongst a stock exchange that was similar to [...]
10 Micro-Enterprise, SME, Business Factoids

10 Micro-Enterprise, SME, Business Factoids

The British are coming... the British are coming..... 95% of UK Businesses can be described as Micro-enterprises (having less than ten employees) UK Micro-Business accounts for nearly one fifth of the economy UK Micro-Businesses generate £613,266m turnover for the UK economy UK small and medium sized enterprise accounts for 99.9% of the total number of [...]
Playing The It’s Over! Card

Playing The It’s Over! Card

Listening to Robin Dunbar’s explanation of love might have been a useful exercise for the seemingly doomed retail chain that is Clintons. For, as he pointed out, the intensity to which the human species falls in love, is unique amongst the animal kingdom... and being as we’re the species with purses and wallets, there is [...]
May 2012 Noteworthy News

May 2012 Noteworthy News

Old news, the UK is in recession (again)  as the Office of National Statistics said Britain’s GDP fell 0.2% in the first quarter of 2012 after contracting by 0.3% at the end of 2011, forecasts were upset by a big fall in construction output and industrial output. Therefore, with a sinking-ship type economy, apt news [...]