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FreeAgent Adds Handy Late Payment Statistics

FreeAgent* has just added some rather nice late payment features to its accounting software, as part of its new Insights feature. I’m going to borrow their images to demonstrate, rather than blurring out my own images, since I think they show the functionality better than a half-obscured screenshot could. 1. How late (or early) do your

MPs Don’t Own the Problem of Online Abuse

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

Succeeding, Irrespective of Trump

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

Tech, Trump and Twitter

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


My friend Archie died in September, having been diagnosed with a rare tumor a few months before. Before Archie’s memorial service, I’d spent about two weeks organising photos of his handsome face and figured I was pretty well prepared for a funeral. I had gone through the darkness and the shock. I would be fine on the

Emails, 1 week after Brexit.

I wanted to share a cross-section of the emails I’ve received about my original blog. I’ve removed any details that could identify the authors, which means some are shorter than the original emails I received. If you’re quoted, and you’d rather I remove your comments, just drop me a line. “Let’s be happy and move on” I’m sorry we took