9 mins

The thing is with… Value


What’s it all worth? …and is it all worth it? The stock market continues to climb. Property values are hitting record highs and 143,000 people have moved into work in just three months. Yet, while Britain’s billionaires have seen their net worth more than double since the recession — the average household income has only just recovered from the ...

7 mins

The thing is with… Working 9 to 5

It’s true that the earth orbits the sun in about 365 days and it takes 23 hours, 56 minutes, and 4.09 seconds to turn completely on its axis — but surely, in today’s mobile, 24 hour, always on society we can find a better way to split this time up? After spending all night watching the entire ...

4 mins

The thing is with… Little Piggies

This little piggy went to market… “Hi James, well you see we have been developing this product now for the past 12 months, so we really want to make sure we give it a good launch…” Every week I get told this. Every week it makes me want to squeal. This little piggy stayed at ...

4 mins

The thing is with… The WhatsApp Deal


As far as I’m concerned, the problem in this equation isn’t WhatsApp, it’s Facebook. We may look back in years to come and wonder what the hell we were thinking. This might prove to be the poster child deal of an impending bubble at the height of the madness, the pinnacle that defined the last ...

3 mins

The thing is with… UK Investment


Rule out, Britannia? Well, can you name more than three British Tech Start-up Global successes…? Sure our SMEs are the backbone of the British economy – they just don’t seem to have the ability to translate globally without the help of the Americans. Do you know who the Top 10 British Technology companies actually are? ...

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