It’s good to talk.

First published Friday, December 20, 2013 Communication. It is vital to the success of any business, and a whole lot more besides. Without it, assumptions are made, rightly or usually wrongly, people become confused as to what they are supposed to be doing, or carry on regardless and things in general fall apart. Throughout the […]

Bespoke Holidays and the Invisible Tourist

First published Thursday, December 19, 2013 Today I have been to the Wales Tourism Alliance Quarterly meeting, held on this occasion at The Metropole Hotel in Llandrindod Wells. There have of course been a number of items discussed through the course of the meeting from a round up of trade trends across the country, to […]

A time for giving

First published Wednesday, December 18, 2013 Today in amongst my usual ‘to do’ list at work, I’ve been privileged to see just how generous Pembrokeshire people are, and it is truly heartwarming to witness. Prior to heading in to the office this morning, I stopped by the Milford Haven headquarters of the PATCH Charity. During […]

Businesses ARE Recruiting!

First published Tuesday, December 17, 2013 As 2013 races to a close, we are seeing some positive news today thanks to a survey carried out and published by the Federation of Small Businesses. Essentially it is indicating an upturn in the number of businesses taking on staff, and across all sectors, something that is echoed […]

“Living in a material world”

Having just read an article on the Guardian website about materialism (click here to view it), I did stop and think a while on the subject matter. We do live in an increasingly material world, full of ‘stuff’. Granted, some of this ‘stuff’ is seen now as being a basic necessity to support existence, although […]