Isn't is amazing that when we start a new year, the prospects for success always seem that little bit enhanced and yet there often has been no obvious effort employed to achieve this - the same old practices are going on. The same small selection of customers or clients - same thing, but different!
Now that the heady days of Christmas and new year holidays are safely done and dusted, the seasonal goodwill has been totally exhausted amongst the neighbours and relatives, now is time to take stock and think about the coming business year. It is easy to just get into a rut, using the same old
This year has been complicated with the political and business worlds thrown into absolute chaos with the referendum not going quite the way either side wanted - the lack a very clear cut majority on one side or the other has now brought absolute confusion all round. The ones on the almost won side
Now that the winter has arrived without any doubt. The harsh winds of an early storm over the south of England, with it's rough and bruising tenticles reaching up even as far as the North . . . . . thoughts turning from the easy care free days of summer time to the problems
Only time will tell whether the vote on 23 June in the UK has made such a massive impact on our business and retail markets. These have been challenging times for all manner of business for several years and a very big test of our fortitude and operational accumen lies ahead. One of the
Ask anyone these days what their preference is, sitting in the lounge, feet up, remote in one hand, cuppa or a beer in the other, or going shopping, in a hectic, filled shopping mall on the busiest Saturday of the year . . . . and unsurprisingly, the former wins hands down. With good