Exploring a Benefit for Micro and Small Business

Exploring a Benefit for Micro and Small Business

It’s like there’s gold and silver and treasure in one part of my tummy and butterflies and insects in the other part…. was one of my children’s responses when they faced a new experience. Facing something new, that mixture of excitement and nervous anticipation as they confronted something to which they didn’t know what 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 [...]
And the Nomination for Perseverance Goes to The Hardworking Small Business

And the Nomination for Perseverance Goes to The Hardworking Small Business

  Taking a business through the early 90’s recession was a medal-giving moment to any small business.  So, for anyone that has managed to keep going through this one, opening the doors at the New Year should be giving off a similar feeling to opening an Oscar nominee award.  Why? Well, in the previous recession, [...]
The Value of a Heavyweight Garden

The Value of a Heavyweight Garden

What have you done with the garden entrusted to you? asked Spanish poet Antonio Machado with the closing line of  The Wind, One Brilliant Day and we began to wonder as it took us several hours to locate a specific garden at this years’ Sandringham Show -  Surprisingly difficult considering the centrepiece was 8 tonnes [...]