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 [...]
Business Beasties: No1 Slump Monster

Business Beasties: No1 Slump Monster

An evil little beast that creeps up unannounced, self-perpetuating and quietly feeding away on procrastination until the point of bursting, with the potential of burying its host.  The host can be any one of us, business or individual, it doesn’t differentiate.  As any business owner, self-employed person or freelancer will understand, Slumps are easy to slide [...]
Thank You

Thank You

A genuine thank you to all our colleagues in business and to those who have allowed us to present their business models over the past year.  Thank You, we not only enjoyed writing them but learnt something from you all, especially: Fraser Doherty  -  SuperJam Ali Deegan – CV Cafe Bernadette Farrell –  Sullivans Carl [...]

Keeping Up the Pressure

Do you squeeze or massage? A review of the mortgage market is to be published today by the FSA.  Expected to tighten up Regulation and telling lenders, amongst other things, that they must carry out in-depth examinations of households' disposable income before granting a mortgage. This point will be primarily aimed at self-employed and business people [...]
Revive to Survive

Revive to Survive

Very few people have been unaffected over the last 6 - 12 months, with small businesses and self-employed especially hit, so rather than keep shouting from the rooftops we felt inspired to turn to our favourite;  Music. For holidaytime singalongs and karaoke the alternative lyrics to an all-time classic might be of use  or raise a [...]