Reading the writing on the wall

According to the BBC Swiss banking group UBS has announced it is to cut 3,500 jobs globally as part of its cost savings programme. Some 45% of the job losses will fall on its investment bank. The move was widely anticipated after the banking group announced plans last month to find 2bn Swiss francs ($2.5bn, […]

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Digging deep for new dreams

I read with some interest that Ricky Hatton retired from boxing, after considering it for the last 18 months or so. It’s been a difficult time for him, and what he said today struck me as being so sad: “These last two years have been really frustrating. I hit rock bottom and it almost drove […]

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The highest quality, most loyal, best value (even if not cheapest) employees are to be found on our own doorstep

New Call Telecom will move back to Burnley after three years in Mumbai Who’d have thought it! Having relocated their call centre operations to Mumbai three years ago, New Call Telecom are coming home! It caught my attention, not just because of the surprise factor (although there is certainly some of that) but because of […]

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