Archive for September, 2014

UN conviction on climate change needed to galvanise business

UN conviction on climate change needed to galvanise business

World leaders will discuss Climate Change at a UN Conference (23 September) in New York this week for the first time since the debacle of the Copenhagen 2009 Climate change talks with a new message for all including business; “no one has to choose between fighting climate change and growing the economy”. This new message […]

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‘Yes’ campaign shows Scottish and English similarities

‘Yes’ campaign shows Scottish and English similarities

With votes now cast, the ‘yes’ campaign in Scotland, and in particular the messages it has most trumpeted of late, offer a lot of lessons to business. A big one is that Scottish voters remain similar to English ones. A plague on all their houses The Yes Campaign has gained some traction with a ‘plague […]

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Bookies plan to tackle public concerns, a bet all business should take

Bookies plan to tackle public concerns, a bet all business should take

The decision from the UK’s four biggest bookmakers to act on public concerns on gambling through a new self-regulation plan, is not only a positive move for the long-term health of the gambling industry, but a marker for other industries on how to ensure long term success by engaging with the public. The announcement today […]

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Vision, not numbers, is what the public needs

Vision, not numbers, is what the public needs

GDP is now back to the level it stood at before the economic crash. A massive rise in self employment has seen wages plummet. Surveys are finding skills shortages across the economy. Newspapers complain at rising immigration once again. Politics and the press will give undue influence to these figures as the 2015 general election […]

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