The Richmond Way

On Saturday 15th February, I donned a black tie for Richmond FC’s very first Richmond Ball. As a guest of my table hosts, chartered accountants Felton Pumphrey, it was great to get away from the foul February weather and support Richmond FC in the warmer and more elcoming surroundings of...

You Lost Me At ‘Hello’

Yesterday I picked up a phone to enquire about a product I had seen in a magazine. The product looked fantastic and I just had a few questions I wanted to ask which would help inform my purchase – just a couple of snippets of information...

Wild Winter Reminds Firms To Expect The Unexpected

The clean up operation is now underway after the wettest winter on record. The figure for repairs across the UK - to coast, city and country - could easily reach £1 billion and this sum may well prove to be a conservative estimate. With the ground still...

Down, But Definitely Not Out

This week brings the news that the United Kingdom is struggling to retain its place within the top 20 world economies, according to a survey by PwC. The UK’s downward slump – from the 13th placed economy in 2007 to 19th in the latest PwC Escape...

London Calling

One of the biggest stories in recent weeks concerning the economic recovery has been the ‘brain drain’ from the provinces as graduates flock to London in search of work. Here at MessageBase, we positively welcome signs of growth in the capital. But we can also offer...

Gear Up For Growth In 2014

We may be in the depths of a very grey February but, economically, it looks like the future may finally be getting brighter. Unemployment has fallen to 7.1 per cent, inflation is back at the government target rate of 2 per cent and the International Monetary...

Switch And Save

Still figuring out new ways to cut overheads in 2014? Transferring your switchboard from in-house to a virtual reception team could result in savings of 20 per cent on staff costs, rising to an enormous 57 per cent if your office is based in London. We’ve produced...

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