Backing a charity makes good business sense

I am hosting my first ever fundraiser tomorrow in aid of the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI). I have absolutely no idea how much money I will raise or how many people to expect, but I hope donations will amount to at least a modest £100. It has also led me to ponder the relationship […]

The power of the humble cuppa

Never underestimate the power of the humble cuppa. That quintessentially British cup of tea (be it harvested in India or China) is the ultimate pick-me-up, ice-breaker, sympathy soother and general all-round feel good tonic. So bosses really need to pay attention when a survey from the charity Royal Voluntary Service (RVS), well known for serving […]

Get off the fence but don’t destroy the vegetable patch!

Are you seeing the same paradox? Social media has created an environment where people are almost expected to state an opinion and the more radical or controversial, the better yet there seems to be a real apathy or possibly a fear to publically comment in the corporate world. Whilst in our personal lives we are […]