Berkshire MP Theresa May must be quietly satisfied this morning at the prospect of more females to stimulate discussion in cabinet. Hers has been a lone and strident voice for a long time and it is likely that the former … Continue reading Has the glass ceiling at Westminister shattered today?
When I last met Paul Forrest, he was struggling to see the wood for the trees 😉 Wondering how he could get some great business exposure for a few hundred quid… I helped him see the light and suggested he … Continue reading Could you do with an Extra Pair of Hands?
James Freeman, CEO of Reading Buses, explains how Winning Tenders has helped his company Our proven track record in Winning Tenders Over the past few years, we have helped many of our clients win tenders with both public sector and … Continue reading Tender Winning Testimonial
Do you see your accountant as a necessary evil? Or a professional asset, adding real value to your business by working closely with you to help you to achieve your goals? That’s how Gareth Davies introduces his accountancy practice Keen … Continue reading Small business accountant in Iver, near Slough
Hats off to Tracey Giblin for making the most of the opportunities I have presented her with to promote her business… Tracey joined us for last month’s Slow Business Networking event where we shot this video… book yourself in for … Continue reading In need of a ‘finance person’?
A Few years back I was asked to assist a company with identification of its risks. The company employed nearly 400 loyal workers. The Managing Director was respected by all. His Grandfather founded the company over a hundred years ago. … Continue reading Faulty equipment can really take the biscuit
This last week brings bizarre news from a dairy farm at Rasdorf in Germany. A cow shed housed 90 cows for milking operations when, according to Reuters, a static charge caused methane discharged from the cows to “explode with flashes … Continue reading Be prepared for the unexpected
We have recently seen several businesses seriously affected by flooding or blocked access. St Mark’s Square in Venice floods regularly. I have had the pleasure of walking across chairs to reach St Mark’s. Planks and chairs are one solution but … Continue reading When the chips are down, what will security cost you?
A design engineering student who I know well, recently posted his dilemma on Facebook. He was challenged to analyse several design schematics and report upon how best to improve documentation and reconstruct an original from the drawings. The problem was … Continue reading Sometimes one size doesn’t fit all
In this, my first blog of 2014 I would initially like to extend sympathy to all those unfortunate enough to have suffered from flooding at home or at work. The effects of water ingress can be devastating in both environments. … Continue reading Time to push the boat out?
CEOs, Sales & Marketing Directors across the nation would love to know who is reading their articles on the web… who’s leaving the tracks in the ground? Well if you work with us then that’s exactly what you’ll get to … Continue reading Who’s really interested in what you have to say?
At this time of year we cannot help thinking about children, their innocence and great expectations. Children have a truly astounding ability to absorb and question. How many times do we hear “Why?” whenever we try to explain something? The … Continue reading Isn’t it amazing!
On Tuesday I joined the Prime Minister of Macedonia, other ministers and those interested in setting up business in Macedonia for a morning’s presentation followed by lunch at The Four Seasons, Hyde Park, London. Although I didn’t capture Nikola Gruevski, … Continue reading Setting up your business Macedonia
As times goes on, it is possible to become jaded and not sure that the direction you are taking is leading to the destination you want to arrive at. Often we are thrust into a place where we are uncomfortable … Continue reading Moving just keep moving
This comes from one of my all-time favourite radio and cult 1981 TV Sci-Fi programmes, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”. Any fans will instantly recognise this reference to Marvin the Paranoid Android, who claims to be roughly thirty billion … Continue reading Have you got a brain the size of a planet?
OK, I have a great new idea I’m looking to get underway and it needs you to tell your pals so they can join in if they are feeling the vibe… When I was doing some research the other day … Continue reading There must be 1000 Better Ways?
Now is the time to create an environment of peace, love and understanding, sharing the warmth of shared experiences and develop as a person your worth and appreciate how being at one with yourself can bring benefits to you in … Continue reading This is the day – a tribute
Most people hate talking to strangers… they may be great inventors or amazing administrators but making contact with strangers is not their bag! But it is mine… Do you require some representation? I’m helping a few organisations at the same … Continue reading Saying hello to strangers so you don’t have to…
When I ask most people “What are your rights as a seller?” most give me a blank expression or grunt something incomprehensible before repeating in a quizzical tone, “What are my rights as a seller? Er, good question! I’ve never … Continue reading Are You Exercising Your Rights as a Seller? If Not, What’s the Price You’re Paying?
It’s not surprising that many business managers hide away from the plethora of titles and brands aligned to business risk management. I last counted over twenty contributing subjects, sourced from my colleagues in the Insurance, IT, Risk Management and Security … Continue reading Is your business as healthy as you are?
Whether the product is food, children’s toys or an Airbus A380, stringent controls are embodied to ensure consistent product quality and traceability. It takes just minor failure to bring serious consequences. A well-known chocolate manufacturer once had a case of … Continue reading Business Continuity makes it for manufacturing
Can you say “I write brilliant business plans…” with all sincerity? If you can then you need to enter this easy peasy competition… The prize will be the transfer of ownership of the domain name “abusinessplan.co.uk” to your preferred … Continue reading I write brilliant business plans…
CLIENTS WANT MORE THAN JUST INSURANCE COVER Don’t miss out When Insurance Brokers offer additional business risk solutions, they lead the insurance market. Some global brokers already propose business continuity and enterprise risk solutions within their range or services and … Continue reading Are you leading or trailing the insurance broking market?
Personal, professional call handling,tailored to you… Never miss an important call again Your VIP callers are given personalised attention The smiley-est call handling team in the country – guaranteed All inclusive pricing – no hidden extras 100% Money Back Guarantee … Continue reading Who’s answering your phone?