There are rules in every workplace. Of course they vary depending on the nature of the job, but there are always many of them. However, that could be changing…
The future of business is in excellent hands if the evidence of this week’s Young Enterprise Shropshire Awards are an indicator. We were delighted to sponsor a category again this year, which gave me the chance to see what the young people from schools across the county had been doing to put business theory into … Read more
There’s a well-worn saying in marketing circles: “If you’re not paying, you’re the product.” In light of that, should the current furore around Facebook data really be a surprise? It’s all started with the case of Cambridge Analytica, which took swathes of the information Facebook holds on users, which is probably shouldn’t have had, and … Read more
Genius is the word for how KFC has handled the public apology over it’s lack of chicken fiasco. When something as heartstoppingly bad as having to close hundreds of stores hits a major brand, judging the response is a real balancing act. We all know that humour can be the best way to dissipate anger … Read more
The Freemasons are worried. They must be, because they’ve just made the very bold gesture of taking out adverts in several national newspapers to tell everyone that they really are nice and should be trusted. They’re going to work on their reputation.
French shoppers have been “rioting” over Nutella. This should fall into the realms of “you couldn’t make it up”. Normally such a tale turns out to be about much more than the headline. However in this case it really does seem to be all about a huge price cut for every French person’s favourite chocolate … Read more
Getting a car insurance quote has always seemed like a bit of a lottery. Now one major insurer has confessed that your email address could affect how much you pay! Apparently Admiral could up your quote if you use a Hotmail address. How can that be the case, you may wonder? It’s not a random … Read more
A charity event held at London’s high-end Dorchester Hotel has today been revealed as a seemingly mysogynistic nightmare. It sound like the kind of disgrace you would imagine could no longer exist in an enlightened society. The Financial Times newspaper sent female reporters undercover to find out what would happen at this men-only Presidents Club … Read more
Just occasionally you come across someone with a special, undeniable talent and when you can do something to help them on their way, you don’t think twice.
That’s how we felt when we met Storm Stacey. Storm is a 14-year-old motorcyle racing prodigy with a massive future in front of him.