There are changes afoot in EU VAT Legislation that will affect many small businesses selling digital products (ebooks, services and more) in Europe which are designed to stop abuses by large companies electing where to have their place of supply and shifting the onus on the place of consumption. So far so sensible.
The challenge is that for many of us that places an enormous burden of tracking the right EU state to apply tax rules from, and also the need for us to all understand what the VAT rules are in each state in which we transact business. That seems a big shift away from the principles of the past.Continue reading
Today’s referendum is creating schism, a breaking of a societal bond, it promises generational societal change not democratic choice. Our kingdom, and its united roots, will be shaken, that cannot now be avoided. Our society, which has often had to demonstrate its collective strength, now has to do so again.Continue reading
How often have you looked at a course that you’d really like to attend, only to get half way through the online booking process, before you decide that you really can’t justify the cost? Do you even get as far as that, or do you look at the great course and just decide that you can’t afford it from the outset?
Is it really the money that’s putting you off, or it is something else?Continue reading
Reaction is cultural; how we act when something has happened to us, and often the reactions are automatic, cultural, embedded. They don’t so much speak to our mindset but to our culture and upbringing. Things done reactively illuminate mindset the least. Attraction is intentional; it’s created when our intentions are clear, and desired by others, […]Continue reading
Last night on BBC Three the ‘Anti-Social Network’ looked at the issues of cyber bullying and trolling with Richard Bacon telling the story of his own stalker and his attempts to find and understand the motivations. There’s more on the BBC site here >…Continue reading
The background to the Climate change talks was discussed in this blog > which predicted little or no agreement. That may be wrong, if only slightly.
It’s not often that a group of world leaders will fail to agree anything of course, but an extensio…Continue reading
Getting investment is probably as hard now as it has ever been, and as easy. Investors are still investing in the best businesses and the best businesses are still finding the right partners, but there is more scrutiny and more care, That’s a good thin…Continue reading