Category Archives: Business

A powerful message

Having experienced nPower’s chaotic billing and even worse customer service, my first reaction to the news headline that they have been fined £26 million for bad billing and service was a quiet smile coupled with the thought “and about time … Continue reading

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Cyber pests

No – I am not referring to the myriad of people who send spoof e-mails that attempt to hack my personal details or the equally irritating marketing e-mails for items I would never want to purchase.  The pests to which … Continue reading

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Adding to employment burdens

The coalition government has announced a widening of the provision of maternity and paternity leave, allowing partners (I am sure I should not say husbands and wives!) to share their entitlement to maternity/ paternity leave. I have to save that … Continue reading

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A new dimension on a quick pint …..

I have been drinking at The Black Boy Inn at Milton in North Oxfordshire for 20 years or more and I have seen its fortunes wax and wane.  My quiet drink on Tuesday was interesting because I was the only customer and … Continue reading

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