April 2011 Noteworthy News

April 2011 Noteworthy News

          April Brings a Shower of Changes. Most small businesses look out for the perpetual barrier to their growth, tax and red tape, amongst the Budget. Amongst this years’ was a reduction in corporation tax,  measures to scrap large amounts of legislation, a three year freeze on new regulations for small [...]
Signs of Recovery

Signs of Recovery

Business practice and daily dealings ensure that all businesses have their regular share of frustrations, not least the constant bombardment reminders about the economy with ever changing headlines more inconsistent than the climate. When news is about the change in conditions becoming constant and sustainable we can all relax a little, otherwise trading conditions can be [...]
Suits You: Structuring a Business

Suits You: Structuring a Business

Outside the Box  is both a Marmite phrase and a Series  we run about businesses, and people, as a direct response to people we’ve encountered.  Often not knowingly, they’ve illustrated an attitude of creative thinking that enables their business an unconventional distinction or infectious energy; lateral thinkers we like a lot. With Value as a [...]
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 [...]
August 2009 Muse and Views

August 2009 Muse and Views

  Digging Deep for Change A private excavation in the late 1930`s, initiated by landowner Mrs Pretty on her land at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, was made by Basil Brown, “a local archaeologist of no formal education” along with her gardener and gamekeeper. Using only spades and barrows they unearthed what is thought to be the [...]