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Leon

Brexit

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Brexit is nigh. Every argument around Brexit has been laboured to death already. But since it is 31st December 2020, and the full impact of Brexit starts tomorrow I figured I'd mark the occasion with some "final" thoughts on it....
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Priorities & Hypocrisies

By businessNo Comments
Questionable Motives I'm going to keep this as a-political as I can. I'm getting pretty sick of political tribalism anyway. We should be able to criticise bad decisions & actions regardless of whether it was "our team" that made them...
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The Burden of False Hope

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It's the hope that kills you. In response to the covid-19 pandemic, thousands of businesses across the UK descended upon the banks in order to secure urgent financial support to keep them afloat throughout what is likely to be the...
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Furlough Woes

By businessNo Comments
Furlough Woes I know. Another whingy post about the UK Gov business support schemes for the covid19 lockdown. I recently blogged about the major problems of the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loans Scheme (CBILS). There's no way of spinning or positioning...
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The CBILS nightmare

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"Today I am making available an initial £330bn in guarantees, equivalent to 15% of our GDP. That means any business who needs access to cash, to pay their rent, their salaries, suppliers or purchase stock will be able to access...
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Marketing, fast and slow

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The Speed of Marketing When you strip marketing back to its fundamental business functions, by repeatedly asking "why?", you end up with two goals: To increase sales and profit To increase the value of the company Yes, that's two different...
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