Tag: covid-19

June 10, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Everything Covid-19 is the ‘everything crisis’. Its impact is sharper, deeper & less predictable than previous shocks.  Even good firms & talented workers will be affected.  Don’t put all the eggs in one basket – diversifying reduces risk of running out of cash before recovery starts. To get an omelette, we have to break eggs. …

June 2, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for Prizes!  Series 59 starts soon….. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers: Series 58  spelt  B-I-O-M-E-Z   (ZOMBIE) Series 57  spelt  R-O-U-G-H-F-L-U   (FURLOUGH) Series 56  spelt  N-O-W-L-O-C-K-D   (LOCKDOWN) Series 55  spelt  D-R-S-I-T-U-P   (DISRUPT)   Series 54 …

May 31, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Zombie Exposed by Covid-19: zombie firms that are more debt than alive.  Low interest rates & easy consumer credit kept them teetering on the edge of bankruptcy but undead, despite relentless price pressure.  Lockdown + harsh recession = curtains.  A shakeout will be painful for workers, suppliers & clients, as the dead men stop walking  …

May 25, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Mourn Covid-19 casualty: The Office, whose loss we now mourn.  Provider of work, workplace, routine, structure, amusement, purpose, refuge, friends & partners.  Enabler of sanity, escape from home chaos & ways to pass the time.  Separator of work & home lives.  Driver of higher standards of behaviour, dress & language.  Situations vacant: Office Spouse, Jokers…