Tag Archives: SME

Lets have some real action


The news that our Prime Minister has woken up to the damage caused to men, women and especially adolescents and children by mental ill-health is of course very welcome. In terms of the speech she is due to make at … Continue reading

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Work just a few hours more


There are many occasions when the difference between fixing a problem easily and it defeating people at great cost can be very marginal. The old addage of “Don’t spoil the ship for a hap’orth of tar” can easily be applied … Continue reading

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A few cheap ideas for George


As we prepare for tomorrows budget, there is a group of businesses that are bound to be ignored in everything that is announced apart from possibly the rhetoric itself. The small and micro businesses in the UK are rarely understood or … Continue reading

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Be seen and not heard


Its disturbing how ill prepared the Politicians who ostensibly run our nation are for the real world around them. They have got used to bullying and controlling the public sector to do as they are told and stay quiet until … Continue reading

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We need a Government with integrity


The shortcomings in yesterdays list of ‘5000’ businesses which apparently want David Cameron and George Osborne to continue with their plan has become shredded at the edges. As this blog  amply demonstrates there are dozens of duplications. There is no excuse for this, even … Continue reading

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Lets hear more from SMEs


It is encouraging that Conservative Central Command have put the views of SMEs at the forefront of their campaign today. Whilst I personally do not share the desire of the 5,000 businesses featured on todays Telegraph that David Cameron and George Osborne should … Continue reading

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Doorstep selling


The challenge of engaging with residents on their own doorsteps should not be underestimated. In the last 4 years since the previous Council elections in Brighton & Hove and 5 years since the last General Election, a great deal has … Continue reading

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