What’s Happening?

What’s Happening?

With inflation falling to the Bank of England’s 2% target for the first time in four years and numbers from Bank of England Credit Conditions Survey (2013 Q4)  continuing an upward trend, the notion of  ‘positive’ outlook has (for some) been reinforced. Could it be that Default Rates on lending to small businesses  being reported as [...]
Business Beastie No 7: Mere Existence

Business Beastie No 7: Mere Existence

Swigging back any discipline tonic and deliriously chanting the plan, strategy, review mantra to keep the business cogs turning is meaningless without action, and might not be sufficient enough to get rid of a business virus. Once down that path of least resistance, making any plan can have you feeling like you're back at school [...]
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 [...]