Category Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility

Conviviality PLC- Spreadsheets and Risk Management

This week, Accounting Web, ran the news story that Conviviality, one of the UK’s largest drinks wholesalers, had entered in administration. “The business has been in a death spiral since the beginning of March, when the retailer said its adjusted … Continue reading

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Carillion and Ted Welch

A few years ago, I was lucky to meet a Gentleman; lucky, because I think that, in the passage of grey hair that I’ve acquired, I haven’t met many, and this man resonates with my soul. He’s called Ted, Ted … Continue reading

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Gravity Racers & Student Engineering

A number of years ago I was approached by a local Technology & Design teacher, David Ackroyd, (brother of John Ackroyd, the Thrust SSC designer) seeking sponsorship to build a Gravity Soapbox race kart; the objective was to encourage students … Continue reading

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“We’ve Just Engineered a Tool for Delivering Stem Cells, Mid Brain”

The statement above was quietly delivered by a Dr Stone, a Clinical Scientist at Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge. at a presentation that I attended last night. I sat amongst the audience and took in what he had just said; the capability … Continue reading

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