June 2012 Noteworthy News

June 2012 Noteworthy News

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee has brought about much retrospective - Looking back at the economy  and thinking about how businesses were run very differently. There was the similarity of difficult economic times being shared 60 years ago, a time of hardly any FTSE 100, 250 ,or similar indicators, amongst a stock exchange that was similar to [...]
December 2011 Noteworthy News

December 2011 Noteworthy News

It’s no news to describe the current UK economy as ‘abnormal’ therefore, following the OBR’s latest economic forecasts  for growth, the Chancellor’s autumn statement  wasn’t too surprising.  With plenty of commentary around (both winners and losers)  we were able to enjoy a ‘lighter’ viewpoint via The Daily Mash.  Apparently the future of a cutting-edge economy [...]
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,  [...]
March 2010 Muse & Views: Spring – Scaffoldings Going Up

March 2010 Muse & Views: Spring – Scaffoldings Going Up

 March:   St. David’s Day .....  St Patricks Day.....   First Day of Spring ..... Mother`s Day.....  Six Nations Finals .....  Cheltenham Gold Cup  and British Summer Time.  Lambs gambol in meadows between the golden daffodils, cute critters wake up to the sound of the bluebird of happiness singing high on bud-laden boughs as Spring bursts out.... Oooh!  Can [...]