When Google announced it would be switching off Google Reader, I have to admit that I was a bit surprised. Google Reader is as much part of my professional daily routine as email, my browsers, web stats, design, search and SEO tools.
“StartUp Loans: Why Raising the Age Limit is So Desperately Needed” first appeared in the is4profit small business blog The first small business news story of the day today is that Lord Young, David Cameron’s Enterprise Adviser, wants to raise the age limit on StartUp Loans. This is a great idea and I’ll explain why…
With the threat of our beloved and run-down pub, the Tumbledown Dick, being turned into a McDonald’s restaurant somebody pointed me in the direction of a very interesting book – The McDonaldization of Society. The book, first published in 1993, is written by sociologist George Ritzer and looks at the increasing rationalisation of the world • Read More »
In my quest to find alternatives to Amazon, my latest discovery has been an interesting one. A couple of weekends ago I made a brief trip to Avebury in Wiltshire, a picturesque little English village and home to an impressive neolithic henge monument. Once I was home that same Sunday evening I had a sudden • Read More »
“Getting a Fair Deal for Your Local” was written by Paul Mackenzie Ross and appeared first in the is4profit small business blog The pub industry of Britain has been taking quite a beating over the last few years with a number of factors exerting pressure in the sector, hence the launch today of a campaign • Read More »