June 2011 Noteworthy News

June 2011 Noteworthy News

The health status of micro and small businesses  improved , according to Experian’s April Insolvency Index which revealed that 0.55% fewer UK companies become insolvent, 1,808  in number (0.10% of active businesses), compared to the  same period last year. There has been an increase of 4.44% year-on-year amongst medium sized companies, whilst the big boys [...]
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 [...]
Businesses Keep On Delivering

Businesses Keep On Delivering

‘Pile it high and sell it cheap’ is the well known model for Tesco   founder Cohen and, when the market changed, they changed their model, and kept on changing.  Further changes, arguably in response to consumer demand after Sir Terry Leahy arrived, continued. Such consumer demand is responsible for a fascinating article by Leo Hackman,  [...]
September 2009 News

September 2009 News

Market Update: The British Bankers Association has issued figures showing a Gross rise in mortgage lending of £0.3Bn for July 2009. For the same period the Net rise is shown as £1.6Bn; with £2.2Bn for June & £2.9Bn over the last six month period. Total loans for July were £9.7Bn of which £5.2Bn was represented [...]
A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.11 The British Inventor

A Series: Outside the Box – Those That Draw Beyond Confines No.11 The British Inventor

The British Inventor - Going for Gold Fixations come and go, however, the one outstanding compulsion we British seem to have is talking about the weather. And who can blame us with our inclement climates? Reporting Reaction is the consequence, and conversation based in rotten weather as the automatic response we’re all guilty of, takes [...]