Throughout his political career, first as leader of the opposition, then as Prime Minister under coalition conditions, David Cameron did the best for his country, often at personal and political cost to himself, and for me that elevates him way beyond being merely a successful politician, and into the realm of true statesman.
The definition of a manager: ‘someone who is in charge of a business’, ‘someone that directs the performance of an individual or a team and subsequently guides their professional career’
The debate on the future of the UK’s relationship with Europe took a step forward today and British business should be pleased with its progress – but there’s more haggling to do.
Over the next few months the battle over EU membership will intensify, but the first few skirmishes have taken place with social media being a prominent battle field.
We are a nation of house-buyers, with Brits desperate to put their money in bricks and mortar. However with mortgages harder to come by people are seeking out alternative options. If you have some collateral, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t invest. And I may have a solution for you – dealing in modern art and vintage late twentieth-century furniture.
In his latest column, John Ritchie CEO of Ellipse, sets out the fundamentals for dealing with sickness absence and contends that attention to fundamentals and process are the foundations irrespective of the scale of your business.
Google’s decision to restructure its business under the new corporate name and entity Alphabet is effectively turning the business into a new tech holding company, a structure that is very common to those who regard Sir Richard Branson as their best entrepreneur.
You might be forgiven for thinking I’d be over the moon with the 14 years dished out to trader, Tom Hayes, yesterday, and the prospect that those who helped him are soon to be prosecuted.
Just as well I bunked off school to learn plumbing and didn’t want to be an accountant since it turns out no matter how clever I was there’s not a chance in hell a posh City firm would let me through the door as an employee.