When is a vote not a vote?
by Andy Minifie on October 25, 2011
Let me get this right? We are about to have a vote in the House of Commons as to whether the UK electorate can have a vote on staying in or leaving Europe? And the vote in the House of Commons is going to be a three line whip so politicians who vote in accordance with the way that their electorate want them to may lose their job?
Can you imagine what would happen with your business if the voting procedure were not laid down and adhered to.
You can’t put your muck in my dustbin, my dustbins full!
by Andy Minifie on October 24, 2011
This might be the theme tune adopted by Cabinet Minister Oliver Letwin after he was spotted on five separate occasions throwing correspondence about national security and terrorism into the park bin!
Whether the correspondence was confidential or not, it just seems like the wrong thing to do. The disposal of documents, especially containing personal or sensitive information about others needs to be taken seriously by us all not just Cabinet Ministers.Read More....
Alternative funding but on what terms?
by Haines Watts on October 21, 2011
The banks are still open for business, but their credit appetite is somewhat diminished. As a result, business owners and entrepreneurs are finding it difficult to secure funding for new businesses or expansion. The good news is that there are alternative sources of funding out there for those prepared to accept a different set of terms.Read More....
What would happen if Liam Fox had been a businessman not a politician?
by Andy Minifie on October 18, 2011
We have during the last few years seen the condemnation of several business leaders, predominantly bankers, for taking bonuses (to which they were presumably legally entitled) and for giving bribes to win contracts (but little is heard of the people accepting the bribes!), is the position of politicians different to business leaders?Read More....