Looking back at 2020

Looking back at 2020

I have gone early this year and thought with the festive period nearly upon us I would provide a few thoughts on 2020 and some hopes for 2021. The year started with the huge obstacle of having to resign from a successful career I had built up with a very steady...
Are you proud of your job?

Are you proud of your job?

I spoke this week to a business coach whom I have known for over a year and speak to occasionally. I found myself talking about how in the past I have steered conversations away from the dreaded ‘what do you do for a living?’ question. Being a financial planner, I...
Employee #1

Employee #1

When we set up WKM we always knew the day would come when the four of us would be joined by an ‘outsider’. After spreading the word amongst family and friends we were fortunate to have two very talented candidates apply for the role. Putting together a job spec was a...
FCA Covid Survey and business risk

FCA Covid Survey and business risk

This week we completed and submitted a mandatory survey to the FCA about the impact of Covid on our business. It was mainly aimed at the financial side of the business and how this has changed due to the pandemic we are living through. Co-founder Neil Wattam and...
Why WKM was the right decision for me

Why WKM was the right decision for me

It started on a Sunday evening in a local pub, a text had come through from Ben a week or so before and both Adrian and myself had agreed that frustrations in our current roles continued to grow and we wanted to do things differently and better enjoy the fantastic...