Dealing with late payments and overdue invoices is the worst thing about working independently. If you’re a freelancer, or you run a small business, you will understand the misery of watching invoices go more and more overdue as you scrape together cash for your mortgage. Often, payment problems are minor and will sort themselves out
I woke up this morning to a string of confused messages from old Airbnb guests and hosts. In the early hours of the morning, the Airbnb system appears to have started resending old texts and emails from trips and enquiries that originally took place up to two years ago. Worryingly, some of the messages appear
I have an electric car. It’s the best car I’ve ever had. It can comfortably outrun a Range Rover from a standing start. And it costs about 2p per mile to drive. Whenever I tell people that I have an electric car, you’d think I just told them I owned a diamond mine. My EV,
Theresa May has set up a new inquiry that will look at abuse suffered by MPs during the recent election. I’m interested that nobody set up an inquiry that looked at the continued racist abuse suffered by Gina Miller. (The 4th Viscount St Davids called her a “fucking boat jumper” from a “steaming jungle”, for
On June 26th last year, I wrote that blog post. Today, Article 50 is triggered, and Theresa May says it’s time to come together and be friends and jolly well make the most of the catastrophic fuck-up ahead. Not a chance. While 9 months have passed, I don’t feel any different in my instinctive, deep seated, irrevocable
If you often switch phones, you’ll probably have ended up with a drawer full of old SIM cards. Some of these may have credit on them. We recently conducted a SIM card audit in our Leeds office and found more than £30 of unused credit on various cards. Mobile phone networks often bundle pay
Succeeding, Irrespective of Trump Sallie Krawcheck is the ex-CEO of the largest ‘wealth management’ business in the world, Merrill Lynch, and held executive roles at Citi Wealth Management, Smith Barney, and others. She recently published this blog. What Trump Could Mean for Women in Business (and It May Not Be What You Think) Let’s look at
The media (and the current POTUS) sat up and noticed when Donald Trump gave up his Twitter account before the election. Trump is a proficient Twitter user. He’s had high-profile spats, and used social media to chastise the press, even after he became President-elect. Those who follow @realDonaldTrump may have noticed a difference in the tone and wording
I want to send love and solidarity to my American friends who voted against Donald Trump. Most of them did, just as most of my British (and Commonwealth) friends voted to Remain in June. Today, I see the same emotions among my American friends as I did after the referendum. There’s a sense of disbelief and horror.
Marmite is offering loyal fans the chance to personalise your own jar. If you type a swear word, it comes up on the label as asterisks, and triggers a profanity warning. Exactly the same thing happens when you try using the word ‘Brexit’. To the developer who did this: huge props. It gave me a good laugh this morning.