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A tussle with tigers and bears? It’s all good for business

It’s not every day that you’re asked if you want to watch a group of tigers slug it out with a bunch of bears. But Robyn and I were invited to attend such a spectacle recently. And no, it wasn’t one of those no-holds-barred nature documentaries on Channel 5, the latest movie blockbuster from an [...]

2019-05-12T13:31:17+00:00May 13th, 2019|Blog|

The pilgrim’s progress . . .

Companies should consider sending staff on pilgrimages and retreats to help reduce workplace stress, according to new research by academic experts. A great idea, says Philip, although such trips aren't always as serene as you might hope . . . My work-life balance guru (Robyn) is always chiding me to take more time away from [...]

2019-04-23T12:30:36+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Blog|

Why direct access barristers can save you time and money

Not to be confused with those earnest people who concoct your favourite coffee blend, barristers are qualified legal experts. Their main job is to draft legal documents, provide legal opinions – in writing, by telephone conference or in person – and appear in court to represent your interests. They often specialise in areas like contract [...]

2019-03-08T08:59:38+00:00March 6th, 2019|Blog|