January 2012 Intermediary A-Musing

January 2012 Intermediary A-Musing

Business X-Ray  Why fix something that isn’t broken? It’s always been done this way. What we do works. So, indeed, why fix something that isn’t broken? Who can blame a business with responsibilities vying for attention, choosing to put self-examination on the to-do list in favour of dealing with the more pragmatic matters such as [...]
There`s More Than One Way To Skin A Business

There`s More Than One Way To Skin A Business

  Sometime in the 80’s, John left school and started general jobbing for a local builder. By the early part of the 21st Century he’d worked through the slowdown of the 90’s  and had his own small construction business, employed several people and did some property development.  A tidy business, but it didn’t manage to [...]
February 2011 Noteworthy News

February 2011 Noteworthy News

Weathering the Economy Contraction of the economy was, according to The Chancellor, `due to it'.  Supermarkets have blamed their flat sales on it , Ryanair claims some of its losses are due to it  and Greene King Sales were down because of it. The bad weather seems to be the reason many are citing recent [...]
Bleeding Bank Notes…

Bleeding Bank Notes…

Slow reactions, not enough investment, economic decline, the list goes on. Reasons or excuses, the domino effect of high street businesses struggling  extends a death - knell further than the high street through a vampire-like sucking of the lifeblood of businesses. `For Sale/Rent' signs can be witnessed by driving around any business or industrial park/estate and, [...]
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 [...]