At this time of year there is nothing better for me to begin the festive spirit than a trip down to Winchester Christmas Market. (Ed: Picture of my mum at German Christmas market) A walk around the grounds of this historic grade … Continue reading Getting into the Christmas spirit, visit a Christmas Market
It’s that time of year to gather the holiday brochures and dream of exotic destinations or you may want to book that all important business trip. As you do, just consider epidemics, extreme weather, seismic disasters, political unrest, dodgy hotels … Continue reading Are you sitting comfortably?
It was five years ago, this week when I was made redundant and instead of working for others, chose to run my own micro-business against all odds. The business name needed to be relative to what I delivered and be alphabetically … Continue reading Five years on and growing strong
When questioned at G20 about the future of international trade, part of David Cameron’s response was: “Britain is a trading nation, it’s how we made our way in the past and it’s how we’ll make our way in the future”. … Continue reading How do you fit into our “trading nation”?
For most Entrepreneurs, taking risks is a part of our business development. Sometimes those risks are unimaginable and can affect our business plans in different ways. Customer demand for my profession’s business services has historically increased during terrorist activity. Notable … Continue reading Why should it take a terrorist threat to make us consider operational risks?
Over the last few weeks I have had little time to blog. My business has been under threat of disruption due to personal circumstances. My wife and I have chosen to move our home and one should not underestimate the … Continue reading Resilience during change affects small businesses too
Don’t wait for disaster strike before you find out for certain. Many companies are built on what appears to be strong foundations, although are actually at risk of collapse should anything untoward occur. We propose a short workshop where you … Continue reading How well do you know and grow your business?