Scoring Own Goals

  Whatever your view on sport, and particularly football, I doubt many of you will have failed to notice that we are only a few days away from the start of the world cup. Pubs are full of bunting and extra large TV screens.  Newspapers are full of statistics about the teams, or the vital […]

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Hearding Cats

Have you ever tried to organise a group of cats?  Probably not.    Me neither, but I’ve just watched something that I imagine is very similar.  A school teacher trying to organise a group of very excited but not badly behaved children on their way home from a trip to The Globe.  I could see […]

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G(etting) D(epressed) by P(ersistent) R(e-subscription) emails.

  It’s been an interesting time to be giving legal advice.  GDPR has led to many detailed discussions about the law and how it will be applied in practice. However, what fascinates me, probably frustrates you.  You don’t want an in depth discussion.  You want to know what you can and can’t do. The question […]

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An Unexpected Windfall

I’m always looking for new marketing ideas – ways in which I can meet new people, share new ideas and perhaps pick up a client or two along the way. Some of my ideas should probably stay in my head, as if I said them out loud, I’d worry people. For example, this week I […]

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I haven’t even bought the cart yet

  In business, I’m sure we all come across people who are trying to canter before they can trot. In my world, sometimes they are so desperate to get started, that they haven’t even bought the cart yet, let alone thought about whether it goes in front or behind (or on top of!) the horse. […]

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Where there’s a Will, there’s not always a way 

Recently married or divorced? Quick, review your Will or end up having your hard earned assets distributed against your wishes. It is not pleasant to plan for your death, but it is essential to review your Will after every major life event like marriage or divorce. As soon as you are married, any existing Will […]

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Annus Horribilis – it’s GDPR!

  So we’re nearly half way through the year, and already people are talking about what’s been good, and what’s been not so good. I’m British – so I’ll start with the weather.  It’s been cold and wet and had far too much snow.  We’ve had one week of sunshine which made everyone complain that […]

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