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Have Banks actually embraced Digital Convergence?

I have always viewed the Financial Sector’s attempts to move to the digital age in personal online banking with suspicion, feeling that they do not understand the concept of “Online”. Digital Convergence and immediacy as concepts seem to have passed … Continue reading

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Mumping and Grumping……………………..

I have been advised that in around six months time, an evil goblin will come to me in the night and suck my brains out.   The practical result being that 11.59pm I am fully employable, coherent and quite a nice … Continue reading

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Brexit Part 1–a Chat with a Leaver

Davie, We have already established that I think that Brexit is the biggest con ever perpetrated on the UK population and the likelihood of the UK trade position improving through Empire 2.0 is about as likely as my becoming pregnant. … Continue reading

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Recruitment Again

In the past, I likened the run-of-the-mill recruitment agent to a well-meaning amateur. I don’t wish to lump the few who have been proactive and responsive with these electron thieves, but I’ve been at this application thang again for a … Continue reading

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Brexit–The Final Frontier

My small contribution to the millions of trees and electrons that will be sacrificed on the altar of Brexit. English Independence and EU membership.  Scotland voted overwhelmingly to remain. As did Northern Ireland. England voted to leave. Wales were a … Continue reading

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MTN and Vodacom–Value Added Service Providers.

As some of you may know, MTN are proposing to ask the Government to regulate the ability of service providers, particularly WhatsApp, to provide services over their network without a payment to the network service provider  for the use of … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Holidays

We have a saying in Scotland: “You can’t eat scenery”.  Simply put, if you rely on tourism as the cornerstone of your local economy, you are doomed to failure. Even the Swiss have a backup with chocolate and cuckoo-clocks.  A … Continue reading

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