Category: J

July 24, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Jitters Business owners & leaders have Covid-19 jitters.  But those who’ve made it this far have already shown they can manage both detail (cut costs, deal with suppliers, engage clients, forecast cashflow) AND big picture (think ahead, reorganise staff, pivot operations).  Finance & legal expertise helps firms lookout for whatever’s round the corner.  More than…

May 1, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

  Jeans What are the perfect jeans, if you could only own 1 pair?  Timeless, soft & comfy for travel, smart enough for the office, & chic to wear to dinner.  2016 global jeans sales >$40bn (£31bn).  Premium denim is now 1 of the fastest growing segments in apparel.  When he made his blue jeans…

September 10, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Jobs theft Did the digital spreadsheet steal jobs?  Yes & No.  The 1978 invention replaced 2-page spreads in paper ledgers overnight & re-defined accountancy.  400,000 US bookkeeper/ accounts clerk jobs – calculate, fill-in, check, correct – ended.  But as accounting became cheaper, more demand & 600,000 jobs for other types of accountant appeared.  No need…

November 3, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Junk rating Financial crisis couldn’t have occurred without the rating agencies.  89% of Moody’s 2007 investment-grade securities later classed as junk.  Yet S&P, Moody’s and Fitch still control 96% of global market, and make debt-issuer pay for their ratings. Guessed the Word?       Series 11 (1/4)        [photo: Alexas_Fotos]