In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – February 2014

In Business: Notes To Connect The Dots – February 2014

The Gatekeepers of Your Business (Part One) Any sized business can make a big promise happen by delivering the value proposition, specific to that business, when its committed to and supported by the right gatekeepers - from an answerphone holding the fort, to a line of line managers sitting in waiting. With stiff competition for [...]
August 2012 Intermediary A-Musing

August 2012 Intermediary A-Musing

Design on Protecting Your Business: With their monosyllabic response of computer says ‘no’ extended to now include the likes of ‘outside criteria’ or ‘it doesn’t sit comfortably with us’, smaller enterprise’s expectations of the high street banks continue to consistently fall short because those lender type expectations are nigh on impossible to meet. Apparently there [...]
July 2012 Noteworthy News

July 2012 Noteworthy News

Let’s start with what we Brits seem to like talking about instead of leaving it until the end as an ...and finally.... the weather -   June was the wettest on record, ‘Nuff said!  Although water restrictions have been lifted, some farmers, such as apple growers in Sussex  might be counting the cost of their crops [...]
Banks In Short: We Have A Ghastly Mess

Banks In Short: We Have A Ghastly Mess

In the fashion of Awards; fourth place goes to NatWest, third place goes to Santander, second place is Lloyds TSB and first place is Barclays.... that is, according to UK FOS  (Financial Ombudsman Service) and in relation to a 24% rise of civilian complaints about Banks, relative to savings, overdrafts, mortgages and insurance. Andrew Haldane, [...]