July 2010 Noteworthy News

July 2010 Noteworthy News

Additional  Choice to Social Lending A new entrant to social lending has appeared, Yes-secure will be offering competitive loans, as in the vein of the first online Bank, Zopa, allowing consumers to both lend and borrow money to each other online via a social network element, with a prime focus of the borrowing and lending [...]
A Meaty Metaphor in Business

A Meaty Metaphor in Business

As main thoroughfare for towns, the high street reflects the history of a place and its people, with its social habits and economy reflected in the shop windows. We were therefore intrigued by a recent talent show for various occupations, entitled Young (Whatever) of the Year, with the first episode finding talent from the world [...]
November 2009 Muse and Views

November 2009 Muse and Views

Reel in Finance   The clocks have gone back, the heating is being wound up and curtains are being closed as we all prepare to hibernate. But why do we have to forego a third of our year, every year, confining ourselves to the TV set?   Pantomime Season is around the corner (Oh yes [...]