Tag Archives: communications

Indebted to technology

One of the housekeeping points I chatted through recently with @theactualpolson was the matter of company expenses. As much as I left my old job on good terms I had to relinquish my beloved old company credit card, so I […]

Sparryheid and the Internet of Things

It’s summer 2010. The first investment platforms have just turned 10 years old. The digital revolution is in full swing. There is no One Direction. In a (sort of) alternate reality called THE PLATFORM WORLD a keen young development analyst […]

MAKING A DRAMA OUT OF A CRISIS

Those ‘OMG’ I’m going to get fired! moments in the life of a PR are actually quite rare. Thankfully. But they are moments that stay with you for ever. My biggest OMG moment came on 17 January 2008 when a […]

MAKING A DRAMA OUT OF A CRISIS

Those ‘OMG’ I’m going to get fired! moments in the life of a PR are actually quite rare. Thankfully. But they are moments that stay with you for ever. My biggest OMG moment came on 17 January 2008 when a […]

Miss Woodhouse demands (more accessible and useful disclosure documents)

In Jane Austen’s Emma, during the rather bad-tempered picnic to Box Hill, mischief-making Frank Churchill addresses the assembled party. He asserts that Miss Emma Woodhouse wishes to be entertained and so demands from each of them ‘one thing very clever! […]

Miss Woodhouse demands (more accessible and useful disclosure documents)

In Jane Austen’s Emma, during the rather bad-tempered picnic to Box Hill, mischief-making Frank Churchill addresses the assembled party. He asserts that Miss Emma Woodhouse wishes to be entertained and so demands from each of them ‘one thing very clever! […]

Disclosure despair: breaking the cycle

Today (13 May 2014) The FCA published the outcome of a thematic review into how fund charges are presented to customers. I encourage you to read it here. It’s only 13 pages long, including the covers and all that, and […]

Disclosure despair: breaking the cycle

Today (13 May 2014) The FCA published the outcome of a thematic review into how fund charges are presented to customers. I encourage you to read it here. It’s only 13 pages long, including the covers and all that, and […]