Not just Covid-19

It is without doubt ironic that whilst the world is preoccupied with virus Covid-19 another kind of virus may be lurking in the wings ready to swoop. Of course I am talking about a computer virus or cybersecurity in general. You see, these are the times that cyber criminals like best, they work on the … Continue reading Not just Covid-19

Stock up, panic buy

Covid-19 is coming. Everyday it gets closer, the number of people affected is increasing and people are dying. It may not be as big a threat as other illnesses or other social ails yet it has captured the world’s attention. The UK government is doing its best to keep abreast of issues but it is … Continue reading Stock up, panic buy

Enough capacity

You would think a simple train journey to Sheffield would be pretty uneventful.  A mere one hundred and fifty miles should be no problem for a modern rail network. At least that’s what I thought but my problems began from the outset.  I had one change to make on the outward journey. A quick hop … Continue reading Enough capacity

Make friends with those you don’t like

I normally save my political blogs until Thursday and so, whilst this strays into the subject it is much more related to work. The reason I mention it is because over the last few years I have been over-active on Twitter on the back of the political unrest that we continue to find ourselves in.  … Continue reading Make friends with those you don’t like

A world without work

My eldest daughter has been listening to a series of podcasts from the BBC called Beyond Today in which a topic from the news is explored in greater detail than can be covered in a short bulletin. She thought I would like one entitled ‘Could AI do your job?’ and so I gave it a … Continue reading A world without work

Business is business

Business is business, so the saying goes yet not all businesses are the same. This may seem an obvious thing to say, running a sweet shop is very different from running an airline for example, yet it is a common held belief that principles apply across all business. Indeed there are some that do, the … Continue reading Business is business