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 [...]
Old Masters – Family Business

Old Masters – Family Business

Grand Designs of Venice  as viewed and recorded by Canalleto,   are a  fascinating  art record  with a `photographic' quality that allow each place to be observed for changes through the years, when compared to now.  When we discovered he was, in effect, contributor to a family business it was enough of an inspiration for us [...]
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,  [...]
May 2010 Intermediary A-Musing

May 2010 Intermediary A-Musing

Questioning Changes.... Justifiable concerns needing answers require questions and knowing how to know seems especially necessary in our fast paced world. Evaluating acquired knowledge should provide necessary information, or create further questions for further information.  A statement with syntax found more likely in flat pack instructions but not difficult to follow to be ready for [...]