Financial mis selling

Financial mis selling

I was recently introduced to a potential new client who had been ‘sold’ an unregulated investment and as has been the case much too often recently, this turned out to be a bogus investment. The poor individual is now looking at nearly a 6-figure loss on the...
Up, up and away

Up, up and away

What a week it has been for a long-standing client of mine. He has run the family business for many years and finally on Monday I got a text from him saying ‘As of Friday I have retired’. Now this wasn’t a bolt out of the blue, and I knew the business sale was going...
I don’t like Gloria

I don’t like Gloria

My little boy has a book called ‘I don’t like Gloria’, I have to be honest it is my favourite book of his and I often try and push him into letting me read it at bedtime. Not to ruin an epic tale but essentially Colin the dog has his nose pushed out by the arrival of...
Keeping it flexible

Keeping it flexible

When we are planning for people, this is always based on their objectives. Now this may sound obvious but from previous experience of other companies this is far from the process followed by some in our industry. By being objective led it makes the job far more...
Teamwork

Teamwork

Like many of us, we have a case of serious Olympic fever in our house and in the office at the moment. Seeing the comradery of the athletes is inspiring to watch, being a huge sports fan it is refreshing to see other athletes cheering their team mates, and even...