Covid risks need managing

Covid risks are not new Covid risks have been around since early 2020 or earlier if you count cases occurring abroad. People have been managing them in various ways. Social distancing. Sanitisation. Avoiding crowds and more recently – masks. And the government...

Climate Change Deniers – let’s agree!

Climate change deniers are often denigrated Climate Change deniers are no longer in fashion, since Donald Trump left office. I have written before that I have come only gradually to accepting the majority opinion. However, I was more a sceptic than a denier for a long...

COP26 and your business risks

COP26 will lead to changes COP26 exists in order to bring about changes. Some will be long-term, some medium, others short-term, but almost everyone is saying that at least some changes need to begin immediately. Nobody seems keener on instant change than the recent...

Don’t panic – switch!

Don’t panic ? Who says? Don’t panic is the message these days. Many members of the government and senior executives of various businesses have been telling us that there is no need to panic. There are shortages of goods on the shelves, there’s a...

The public sector could do more

Why is the public sector controversial? The government will be holding a review of public expenditure as part of the Autumn Budget process. The chancellor will receive demands to spend more and other demands to spend less on the public sector. This discussion will be...

Veganism: can it save the planet?

Veganism has become respectable. Veganism is not only more popular than ever, but it is now socially acceptable even among carnivores. I remember when people looked upon you as a dangerous extremist if you were a vegan or a vegetarian. You were rejecting the norms of...