Northern Powerhouse: Science Fiction or Science Fact?

I went on Friday to a networking event with Sci-Tech Daresbury.  I never cease to be amazed at the things the scientists come up with.  I was never good at science at school so have a lot of catching up to do.  When you hear what’s going on at Daresbury, you...

Is your business too big for Risk Management?

Most of my writing is aimed at small businesses.  That is because I believe there is a market there for my services and because I believe small businesses need to manage their risks at least as well as big businesses.  Arguably their need is greater. A fair criticism...

The Risks of Publishing

I am in the process of writing my first novel.  It is about an amateur detective, who is an accountant, solving a murder against the background of small businesses. I have several ideas in mind for future novels, including historical novels, which may or may not...

What have events in 1760 got to do with us?

In 1760 there were three big stories which were linked. Firstly, we were in the middle of the Seven Years’ War, although they did not call it that then!  The Enemy was, as usual, France, but Spain was openly but unofficially helping France in lots of ways....