Simple advice – but easy to neglect

Simple advice – but easy to neglect

When you’re busy running your business, or your blog, it’s all too easy to overlook the routine tasks which show you to be a responsive organisation. Here are some useful tips on what to do to improve your social media...
I don’t want to say I told you so…

I don’t want to say I told you so…

Well, I don’t – because I probably didn’t do it well enough. Way back when desktop computers were still cumbersome, immovable bits of (largely grey) kit, I used to try to persuade managers that their employees were their greatest asset in terms of...
A great place for business

A great place for business

Our home town comes in for a lot of criticism but, as this article shows, it’s location between the M3 and M4 just west of London, coupled with new investment in retail and business premises means the only way is up!  Source: The Business Magazine | PwC ranks...
Is Freedom of the Press under threat?

Is Freedom of the Press under threat?

Despite all the high-profile issues with some media who may have gone too far in their pursuit of ‘scoops’, a free press is an essential part of any democratic society. Allowing any government to interfere in how the media is run and what subjects it can...

Get mobile or get lost! (from Google listings…)

Google’s latest algorithm changes put more and more emphasis on the need for websites to be ‘mobile friendly’ – that is, they should work well on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Here’s a handy infographic which shows how...

Could bad English be a barrier to world trade?

Working on material supplied by clients overseas often reminds me of how difficult and illogical a language English is. Every time I work on an article written by someone whose first language is not English, I am impressed by their skills and knowledge. Not only would...