Be careful, sometimes the writing really is on the wall

Reading time: 2 minutesImagine my surprise the other day when I walked past a meeting room and read the words: “How to tell the team the bad news“ Alright, that’s made up. But I have seen several rather over-revealing meeting titles on my way down various corridors recently. Technology for setting up meetings is getting pretty sophisticated these […]

On yer bike!

Reading time: 1 minuteYesterday I cycled to and from a client meeting twelve miles away. If I’ve understood correctly, this means I can claim £4.80 in business mileage against tax (i.e. 24 miles at 20 pence per mile). If I’d driven I would be able to claim £9.60 (i.e. 24 miles at 40 pence per mile). It got […]

Google base: another step towards global domination

Reading time: 2 minutesIf you add in every small business in the world – and believe me, Google is thinking that way – you can sum up Google’s ambitions in the commercial world as this: the company would like to provide a platform that mediates supply and demand for pretty much the entire world economy. John Battelle in […]

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