Budget Gap – My Generation

Budget Gap – My Generation

Sustaining a balance is an ongoing challenge for businesses (and householders) - Throw the Brexit fallout into the mix of low base-rate, house price-to-income ratios being proportionately sky-high, plus a scarcity of property stock, and some consequences from leaching in the economy are inevitable. Caution is aligned to such draining, and easing-off seems to be [...]
Indie Business: Still Standing or Standing Still?

Indie Business: Still Standing or Standing Still?

‘I remember when’ can be an ageing phrase but here goes; I remember when a Saturday could be spent going through the shelves looking for something to alight the weekend in the local Independent Record Store.  Willing the discovery of something never heard before,’ I remember when’, only five years ago, browsing and buying, in [...]
Business All the Time – Come Rain or Shine

Business All the Time – Come Rain or Shine

The swifts are screeching regularly, the pubs have put out their table umbrellas and we’re counting down the days for the arrival of the jewel in the British Summer Crown.  Which, if the weather continues in its' unseasonal dry trajectory, won’t need the accompaniment of a one-in-three wish of  ‘sunshine please’ but should be provided [...]
December 2010 Intermediary A-Musing

December 2010 Intermediary A-Musing

     How Can I Help You? We’ll spare the details about how we came to let out "the Terriers in us who won’t let go"; suffice to say there is a difference between Customer Service sand Customer Services.  The distinction being, it would increasingly seem that one being about the customer and one being [...]
It`s in the Bag!

It`s in the Bag!

Sentence has been made for the next four years, following the Government scrutinising its spending. Laid out with little evidence, like a cadaver in a crime drama waiting for the inventive pathologist to make the seemingly impossible possible;  Spending Review. If only the financial crisis had DNA then the culprits could be nailed, but instead, [...]