November 2011 Noteworthy News

November 2011 Noteworthy News

The average private sector pay award given to employees of 2.6% is half the most recent inflation figure, Income Data Services has shown, whilst a snapshot of FTSE 100 Directors showed a 42% rise as average rising to 49% when adding in other Directors. Any spending bonuses on homes abroad should be aware of  a [...]
February 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

February 2011 Intermediary A-Musing

6 Steps to Expose Business Fresh starts and positive attitude echoed around for the start of this year. Again, full of gusto and mostly refreshed, with the chink of glasses being raised to new beginnings still ringing in ears..... until routine takes over. No problem, there is the next fresh start of springtime around the [...]
MUTE: Swansong for Business

MUTE: Swansong for Business

  This week we’ve mostly been to Europe, USA and Australia.  Our Sonic  Adventure began and ended with a phone call, a wanderlust wonder completed in four days during which we visited 3 of the 7 continents, approximately some 29  from  300,000 cities, heard, not quite, a million stories and we even managed to squeeze [...]
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 [...]