By: Alistair Fox

03rd Oct 2013What I learnt from being a mentor


Four issues were common to the businesses I met; they are the same issues that need resolving in more mature companies, if only they were recognised…

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04th Feb 2013Technology Companies and Dividends


When is the Technology Sector, not the technology sector… and using ratios can be useful, but also misleading.

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17th Jan 2013BP Energy Outlook 2030


The good news is that high prices and growing demand for energy have resulted in an increase in efficiency and the exploitation of new sources of energy. The bad news is that most of these are carbon based…

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Dave Brailsford

07th Aug 2012How to win: Marginal Gains


Listen to Dave Brailsford, British Cycling’s Performance Director. If only marketers and salespeople worked together to make a multitude of small improvements, rather than seeking the ‘next big thing’, perhaps their customers would be better satisfied and their sales increase!

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08th Mar 2012Heat: degrees of comfort?


Reports relating to energy consumption and the environment are often far from being clear, specific and unbiased. Some are unreadable. In contrast…

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27th Feb 2012Big bird with green wings #2


On the one hand it’s encouraging that airlines are experimenting with alternative fuels to lower their CO2 emissions. However, the hype…

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21st Nov 2011Energy for the future?


Bill Hicks once remarked ‘people who produce surveys get the answers they want’. Well there appears to be a spate of…

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12th Jul 2011It’s us!


Pushing for tighter regulation may be neccessary but it’s a very indirect route.

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04th Jul 2011Big bird with green wings


The first commercial airliner to fly across the Atlantic powered on all four engines by biofuel – the truth is somewhat different…

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30th Jun 2011Don’t greenwash your brand


Siemens probably has a good track record in sustainability, but the person who linked the banner to the video did them no favours.

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