Archive for May, 2012

Beware of bad debt

SMEs are being urged to background check the debt of business partners, as discussed in Business Matters Magazine A survey of UK SMEs found that over one in three had been unaware of the debt of a business partner. Thirty two percent said they had been lied to about the state of a company’s finances […]

Service of dedication for new Falklands Memorial

Falkland’s veterans will be gathering at the National War Memorial Arboretum from 10am on Sunday May 20. The veterans, consisting of members of the South Atlantic Medal Association  (SAMA 82) will unveil a new Falklands memorial to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the conflict.   The event will feature a flypast of a Vulcan jet and […]

I found my brother on my iPad!

We  reunite brother and sister separated for 38 years Betty 70, found her missing brother on her iPad, having never used a computer before.  The retiree from Telford had been separated from her brother, Jack since 1974. She had shunned technology until this year when her 33-year-old son bought her an iPad. The first thing she did with it was […]

Use Company Credit Reports to check out a potential employer

Employees are now more selective about where they work, and will check the financial health of a business before committing to employment.  That’s according to recruitment specialists the Huntress Group and 192.com which polled thousands of employees identifying what due diligence steps are taken prior to employment. One in five of the survey said they would […]