Category Archives: Economy

After the referendum

Print PageOn Thursday roughly a quarter of people in the UK voted to leave the EU.  Roughly a quarter voted to stay.  A quarter who could have voted didn’t and a quarter living here were unable to vote because they … Continue reading

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A common solution for renewable energy storage and aviation fuel?

Print PageToday I was pleased to discuss a common solution for energy storage in the electricity industry and sustainable fuel for the aviation industry.  I hope that this common interest will speed the research and development to make it reality. I’ve been concerned for … Continue reading

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Derby ideas help JCB

Print PageThis morning a road repair crew arrived at the top of my road to deal with a pothole collection.  The worst ones had been filled a few weeks ago, but the general deteriorating area was today’s task. This was … Continue reading

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Dealing with Cold Callers

Print PageI’ve never worked in a call centre.  Neither do I want to.  How many of those currently working in one actually want to be there? As I see it, there are two types of call centre; ones I call … Continue reading

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