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So far Richard Skellett has created 3 blog entries.

Don’t be Next – be first!

By |2020-03-23T13:19:50+00:00March 19th, 2020|

Today, Next CEO, Lord Wolfson said ‘people don’t buy a new outfit to stay at home’. In previous times that would be true, but today we are in very strange times. In strange times we see strange solutions that will come to the fore and those strange solutions will become the new industry standards. [...]

Why Virgin Care should be the poster child for outsourcing to social enterprises

By |2020-01-29T15:57:55+00:00January 29th, 2020|

This week I was appalled to learn that Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Care business has not paid a penny of corporation tax, despite receiving over £2 billion through NHS and other local authority contracts. This only shows to highlight the dangers of outsourcing vital public service contracts to earning-per-share companies. I’ve been aware of [...]

Meghan and Harry might be looking for financial independence – but what about the million who never can?

By |2020-01-29T15:58:01+00:00January 13th, 2020|

I am flabbergasted to read that Meghan and Harry need to work towards financial independence. What does that mean? You and I probably have disposable and non-disposable income to manage daily. Most of us need that guaranteed non-disposable income and for those working in zero-hour contracts, it’s an incredibly tough challenge. We should all [...]

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