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  • Bob Shimmon

    The You.S.P

    How many times are you asked, what’s your Unique Selling Point? Bankers and Investors will ask you, Marketeers and PR Consultants will ask you – some may even help you search for it! But when you really...

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  • Think you know it all? So did I

    I’ve been in business, working for other people and for myself, for 30 years. Not much gets past me. I know it all. Well, actually, I thought I knew it all.  When Foundation East agreed to give me a...

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  • Worthy of Credit

    Muhammad Yunus, the Nobel Peace Laureate, has had many a creditworthy mention. Starting with 42 families and 27 dollars of his own in 1976 he built a formidable institution, the Grameen Bank, in Bangladesh.  I...

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  • Phil Rose

    It’s time for the people to reclaim their plans?

    We are now at a pivotal moment in the history of planning policy in England. The draft Localism Bill passing through Parliament will give new powers to communities to determine what happens where they...

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  • Phil Rose

    Thoughts from a train

    So I’m off to the House of Commons today to attend the launch of the ‘Rural Housing Pledge’ by the Rural Housing Alliance – a group of Housing Associations that specialise in the provision of affordable...

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