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About timluscombe

Tim is a speaker and corporate finance advisor who takes complex issues and presents them in plain English. He's a partner in www.klopartners.co.uk

Writing my talk for Friday morning at th

Writing my talk for Friday morning at the Access to Finance event, will be Hilton London Heathrow from 7

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A fuel crisis is just like a financial crisis

Watching the news and the vast queues at the petrol stations last week, with excessive demand causing the shortage feared in the first place, puts me in mind of a run on a bank. There was no immediate problem with … Continue reading

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Is this financial turmoil the birth pangs of a new business model?

I’m reading and hearing things that make me wonder. Consider,  at one extreme, the occupy movements (I am not quite sure what they stand for or want, but it is pretty clear what they are against) and at the other … Continue reading

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What is it about football?

I confess, I hate football. I am immediately bored when it is on the news (I always seem to tune in just in time for it) but this week, the coverage of the ‘arry trial and the dismissal of John … Continue reading

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Motivating People

Many businesses pay lip service to employee motivational schemes. We are all different, have different needs, wants and desires, yet bonus and reward schemes treat us all the same. How often have you seen a company wide bonus scheme really … Continue reading

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Not Sir Fred anymore

Well, Sir Fred Goodwin has been stripped of his knighthood, and banned by the FSA from holding a senior banking position in the UK. Is the FSA action a good thing? To me it smacks of bolting the stable door … Continue reading

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