Category: Series 33 – Review

November 19, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Guess the Word  and Contact Us for prizes!  Series 34 starts soon….. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers: Series 33  spelt  V-I-E-W-E-R   (REVIEW) Series 32  spelt  C-I-G-L-O   (LOGIC) Series 31  spelt  P-O-N-Y-M-A-C   (COMPANY)   Series 30  spelt  K-R-O-W   (WORK) Series 29  spelt  R-O-P-Y-J-A-D-E   (JEOPARDY) Series 28  spelt  G-U-I-L-D-B-I-N   (BUILDING) Series 27  spelt  F-R-U-I-T-E-X …

November 16, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Reject Reject the status quo?  Guard against throwing out the baby with the bath water‘No’ can be a prelude to ‘Yes; there may just be a need for more information.  The best businesses accept rejection (and learn from it), and reject acceptance (which may make them complacent) Guessed the Word?           Series 33…

November 14, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Emotion Emotion can prevent start-ups from seeing their idea isn’t viable as a business.  Obscure, esoteric new products/ services only appeal to few people. Targeting a small niche means less competition, but also less money Guessed the Word?             Series 33 (2/5)           [pic: lubo minar]  

November 12, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Weather What is normal British weather now?  2018 was UK’s joint hottest summer on record.  So far, it’s been too hot, too cold, too wet or too dry for farmers, so will impact food prices.  Feb/Mar: sub-zero temperatures. Apr: cold rain.  May: unseasonally warm.  Jun/Jul/Aug: baking hot.  Sep/Oct: unusually mild.  Nov/Dec: ????? Guessed the…

November 9, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Endeavour Our human spirit of endeavour to discover something new.  1768 – small coal ship, built for reliability not speed, left Plymouth for the uncharted South Pacific sea.  After 2 years, huge Atlantic storms, Cape Horn & tip of South America, it found New Zealand & Australia.  And changed our view of the world…

November 7, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

  Influencer We’ve always had influencers.Celebrities promoting brands & products.  Royal Warrants. What’s changed is who we trust – from those with power to those who resonate with us.  “People like me” are the most trusted sources of information.But regulators should force influencers pushing goods/ services to declare any commercial relationship Guessed the Word?   …

November 5, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Value-added tax Lower VAT rates reduce the ‘black economy’.  Self-enforcing VAT is 1950s French invention.  Instead of a levy on final sale of a product/ service, it’s imposed at every step of production, with a refund for the tax paid at the previous step.  Each firm reports the VAT the previous firm in the chain should’ve…