Chaos theory

All this weekend, I’ve been experiencing an increasing sense of disbelief when watching TV news reports of the utter chaos in the UK transportation network as a consequence of the severe weather conditions the country has been enduring. Last night, Heathrow airport saw hundreds of stranded passengers spending their second…

Royal Mail at a loss

The cost of sending a first class letter in the UK will rise by a record 5p from April as stamp prices are hiked to 46p, reports the Telegraph. Moya Greene, Royal Mail‘s chief executive, said she regretted having to push up prices, but the cost of sending a letter…

Six top trends for business in 2011

What will 2011 bring for business? What are the significant trends that may influence the fortunes of companies during the coming year, for better or worse? Two questions on many people’s lips; whether you call it ‘predictions’ or ‘trend spotting,’ they provide myriad opportunities for crystal ball-gazing or metaphorical weather-forecasting…

Facebook dominates globally

Facebook is the dominant social network around the world according to the latest analysis by Vincenzo Cosenza, director at Digital PR in Rome, Italy, who has been tracking its growth over the past eighteen months or so. Even a cursory glance at the map above makes it clear when you…

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