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LATEST! 28.10.2016
(scroll down to see full list; previous month's (September 2016) Viewpoint

Scroll down for: A Home and Small Business Viewpoint by Len Tondel, from 1st October 2016

By way of explanation. The term 'home business' consists of two words. 'Business' is the second one; it's there to qualify and support the word 'home' and all that goes with it - and not vice versa. Consequently, we also list below, items which are of interest and value to the home. Whether in its context as an office or as a part of your family and lifestyle but always directed at the improved prospects and enjoyment that running a business from home, in its entirety, can bring.

For a current, multi-part overview of starting and running a business from home, go here: http://www.homebusiness.org.uk/features.htm

28.10.2016: £260 million of fraud unreported by SMEs. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/260-million-fraud-unreported-smes/

Personal insolvency numbers expected to rise. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/27/personal-insolvency-numbers-expected-to-rise/

Brexit uncertainty remains a concern for UK freelancers. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/brexit-uncertainty-remains-concern/

Banks are going digital, but all consumers want is human interaction. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/banks-are-going-digital-but-all-consumers-want-is-human-interaction/ And since when have the banks been interested in what their customers want?

How enterprises can optimise mobile apps for millennials. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/in-business/advice/enterprises-can-optimise-mobile-apps-millennials/ The millennials have got cash, money now have they?

Night-time alerts 'target impulse buys'. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37786794

Drivers 'face rising insurance bills'. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37777572

Landlords making millions renting out freezing houses, says Citizens Advice. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/26/landlords-making-millions-renting-out-freezing-houses-says-citi/

Must-have gadgets for business travel. http://travellingforbusiness.com/must-have-gadgets-for-business-travel/

27.10.2016: Vodafone fined £4.6m by Ofcom for breaking customer rules. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37772118

New London phone boxes to offer free calls and Wi-Fi. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-37765021 To distract from rip-off call costs and crap wi-fi for the rest of the country.

Financial watchdog to investigate plans to focus on 'vulnerable consumers'. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/26/financial-watchdog-to-investigate-plans-to-focus-on-vulnerable-consumers/

Government online services knocked out by 'technical error'. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/gov-uk-down-government-online-services-knocked-out-by-technical-error-not-hack-a7381901.html Were the regime's online services actually working before that, then?

WhatsApp scam messages give away fake £100 vouchers for Sainsbury’s and Topshop, steal people's data. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/whatsapp-message-scam-topshop-sainsburys-safe-is-it-what-to-do-how-to-know-a7381876.html Sounds like GCHQ to me.

Black Friday’s Dirty Marketing Tricks: Watch Out! http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/thomas-church/black-fridays-dirty-marke_b_12616440.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl1%7Csec1_lnk2%26pLid%3D1612992910_uk

New safety net for energy customers if supplier goes bust. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/26/new-safety-net-for-energy-customers-if-supplier-goes-bust/ A bottle of paraffin and a box of matches?

Will paper receipts become a thing of the past? http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37763975

12 Things No One Tells You About Running a Home Business. https://www.thebalance.com/12-things-no-one-tells-you-about-running-a-home-business-4078711?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7945075&utm_term=

6 Home Business Ideas for People Who Like Travel. https://www.thebalance.com/home-business-ideas-for-travelers-4028671?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7945075&utm_term=

3 Ways to Get Your Struggling Business Back in Line. https://www.thebalance.com/help-your-struggling-business-397475?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7945075&utm_term=

Students can revise while browsing the internet. http://www.springwise.com/students-can-revise-browsing-internet/?utm_campaign=557202_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-24&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BXXU,2V1FMX,163YL,1

French online retailer makes deliveries using runners. http://www.springwise.com/french-online-retailer-makes-deliveries-using-runners/?utm_campaign=557202_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-24&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BXXU,2V1FMX,163YL,1

Bank creates community innovation cafés. http://www.springwise.com/bank-looks-innovate-communities-cafe-outlets/?utm_campaign=557202_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-24&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BXXU,2V1FMX,163YL,1

Swedish pharmacy prescribes VR pain relief app. http://www.springwise.com/swedish-pharmacy-prescribes-vr-pain-relief-app/?utm_campaign=558436_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-25&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BYW4,2V1FMX,167PP,1

Ethical outdoor company gives creative control to sewers. http://www.springwise.com/ethical-outdoor-company-gives-sewers-creative-control/?utm_campaign=558436_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-25&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BYW4,2V1FMX,167PP,1

Free-standing smart home: portable and eco-friendly. http://www.springwise.com/free-standing-smart-home-portable-eco-friendly/?utm_campaign=558436_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-25&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BYW4,2V1FMX,167PP,1

26.10.2016: 80% of self-employed say they are not vulnerable workers and do not want ANY rights. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/80-self-employed-say-not-vulnerable-workers-not-want-rights/ A statistical sample of just 250 freelancers was used. So - about as accurate as tabloid rant!

Businesses put consumers at risk of cybercrime. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/businesses-put-consumers-risk-cyber-crime/ (Advertorial from the banks.)

One in three customers disengaged with businesses as a result of online billing. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/customers-disengaged-businesses-online-billing/ Yet another thumbs-down from the public for the regime's Digital Dickhead programme.

Three quarters of British workers dream of running their own business. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/three-quarters-of-british-workers-dream-of-running-their-own-business/ Not the same clueless 'workers' who voted for Brexit, by any chance?

Microsoft to up UK prices after pound plummets. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/25/microsoft-to-up-uk-prices-after-pound-plummets/ Of course, it wasn't until Microshite and the internet came along that Brits became stupid enough to vote for Brexit and prompt the fall in the value of the £. Consequently, if this country had some American lawyers, they would be suing Microsoft for £ trillions instead.

Model train prices are rising because of pound's devaluation. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37755137 That will be the next excuse to put up rail fares.

Smartwatch sales show sharp decline, report finds. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37762239 An initial surge in sales to Brexit knobheads quickly revealed they couldn't tell the time anyway.

25.10.2016: Small firms account for 99% of private sector. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/number-of-uk-businesses-at-record-high-over-a-million-more-businesses-since-2010 There were a record 5.5 million private sector businesses in the UK at the start of 2016, according to figures published by the Office for National Statistics. The figures have revealed that small firms accounted for 99.3% of all private sector businesses and were responsible for 48% of all private sector employment in the UK. The figures also indicate that 76% of firms do not employ anyone except the owner. Overall, the number of private sector businesses increased by 59% between 2000 and 2016, with non-employing firms accounting for 89% of this increase. (EnterpriseQuest)

And now, one of the bits the regime and its Brownshirts don't tout in their propaganda . . .

UK SMEs owed more than £586 billion in outstanding invoices. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/uk-smes-owed-586-billion-invoices/ Now let's guess how many late-payers are crooked Tory spivs with knighthoods. And Brexit knobheads. And tabloid Nazis. Just think. All those hospitals which the NHS could build - instead of it going on tax breaks for American Big Corp economic migrants.

And. Lest we need reminding again: Self-employed earning less than in 1995. http://www.resolutionfoundation.org/publications/the-rf-earnings-outlook-q2-2016/

Tax awareness needed as deadline looms. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37750758

Manufacturing exports boosted by pound. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37748667 The damage to imports however, is estimated to be minimal, thanks to the buying habits of 'patriotic' Brexit knobheads and tabloid Nazis.

Child refugees in Turkey making clothes for UK shops. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37716463 To be bought and worn by patriotic Brexit knobheads and tabloid Nazis, no doubt. On their way to book a holiday in Spain. And change their second-hand, log-book loan German BMW for a more recent model with bigger tyres.

Facebook to consider public interest before removal of posts violating guidelines. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/oct/24/facebook-public-interest-removal-posts-violating-guidelines As an online medium which offers a berth to war criminals, terrorists, murderers, paedophiles, rapists, torturers, wife, pregnant woman and child beaters, animal abusers and every other crook and whacko under the sun, what would really be in the public interest would be the removal of Facebook altogether.

Although, as everyone knows, that's not about to happen. American military intelligence finds it far too useful for keeping an eye on the competition.

Internet is becoming unreadable because of a trend towards lighter, thinner fonts. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2016/10/23/internet-is-becoming-unreadable-because-of-a-trend-towards-light/ It's not just fonts but entire fields which are sometimes so pale, one can be left struggling to work out where to put the required information. Whereas ridiculously tiny, thin fonts have become the bane of most packaging and instructions these days, although there always seems to be more white space than text. One of those things which was never that much of a problem, once. Until the internet came along.

The overdrafts worse than payday loans that trap people in a debt spiral - and how to beat them. http://www.mirror.co.uk/money/overdrafts-worse-payday-loans-trap-9114256

'Freelance exporting' to China. http://www.bbc.com/news/37747363

Calais Jungle Refugee Camp Tension ‘Stoked By British Anarchists’. http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/the-jungle-calais-refugee-camp-tension-stoked-by-british-anarchists_uk_580ddf03e4b0f479c0d7381f?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl1%7Csec1_lnk2%26pLid%3D1046333195_uk 'Anarchists'? They're not anarchists! They are socialists and trade unionists 'en colere' just having a little 'manif'. And how do we know they're 'British' anyway? Just because the French say so as their elections loom? After keeping this affront to humanity going for 17 years despite earlier 'closures'?

24.10.2016: Nuisance call bosses to face £500,000 fines. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-37743001

What have unskilled migrants ever done for Britain? Well... https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/23/unskilled-migrants-done-for-britain-immigration-brexit The question now remaining is, what have unskilled Little Ingerlanders, the Brexit knobheads and tabloid Nazis ever done for Britain? Answers were to be put on the back of a postage stamp until someone realised they carnt even reed and rite there ohn langwidge propurly. (Which is why they regularly appear in The Sun, The Daily Mail and The Express hate columns, aided by junior hacks, instead.)

Scamwatch: Microsoft fraud warning. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/23/scamwatch-microsoft-fraud-warning/ Jolly decent of Microshite to own up.

'Smart' devices 'too dumb' to fend off cyber-attacks, say experts. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/oct/22/smart-devices-too-dumb-to-fend-off-cyber-attacks-say-experts Which is why the regime has been actively promoting 'the internet of things' to the swinish multitude. There are still too many people out there who haven't been converted to digital sheepdom.

The bespoke furniture makers plying their trade. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/oct/23/the-bespoke-furniture-makers-plying-their-trade

14 Home Businesses Parents Can Build While Raising Their Kids. https://www.thebalance.com/best-home-businesses-for-moms-or-dads-1794516?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7892430&utm_term=

10 Ways to Get Word of Mouth for Your Business. https://www.thebalance.com/ways-to-get-word-of-mouth-for-your-business-4026063?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7892430&utm_term=

Hand-held LED light health monitoring. http://www.springwise.com/hand-held-connected-sensor-tests-antioxidant-levels/?utm_campaign=555166_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-21&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BWDA,2V1FMX,15XUB,1

Smart crib helps babies (and parents) back to sleep. http://www.springwise.com/smart-crib-helps-babies-parents-back-sleep/?utm_campaign=555166_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-21&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BWDA,2V1FMX,15XUB,1

23.10.2016: Falling pound fails to dent appetite for foreign travel, sales figures suggest. http://www.aol.co.uk/news/2016/10/21/falling-pound-fails-to-dent-appetite-for-foreign-travel-sales-figures-suggest/ We all know the type: Brexit Dickheads and/or tabloid Nazis, giving it plenty of drunken mouth on board their lo-cost Irish flights, falling over themselves to hand over their dole money in overseas bars owned by British economic migrants, leaving their own country to be run by foreigners because there aren't enough locals around who want to do any work, while the hate-preaching media blames helpless refugees they themselves helped create.

Running your own business improves family life, claim UK’s female micro business owners. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/running-your-own-business/

EU-Canada trade deal in crisis as Canadian minister walks out. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/21/eu-canada-ceta-trade-deal-meltdown-canadian-minister-walks-out A bit of good news for a change! And 'crisis', my arse. Whereas Little Ingerlandt's Nazi tabloid propaganda makes a meal of the country's relationship with the EU, it conveniently forgets to mention every little detail of Little Ingerlandt's servitude to North America the past forty years! (Nothing to do with the fact that most of the country's hate-preaching tabloid interests are 'offshore' and/or American economic migrants, for sure, for sure.)

You can't even escape the Yanks on telly: all over the BBC and other official, state propganda (naturally) in their body armour fairy outfits, doped up to the gills, throwing around an inflated pig's bladder! Any reactions from Brexit Dickheads and tabloid Nazis to this?

'Smart' home devices used as weapons in website attack. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37738823 'Smart' only because Brexiteers, Twatterers and Arsebookers are, by comparison, as thick as a Dixcel toilet roll.

Google’s ad tracking is as creepy as Facebook's. Here’s how to disable it. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/oct/21/how-to-disable-google-ad-tracking-gmail-youtube-browser-history

The four ways your bank lays you open to fraud. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/personal-banking/current-accounts/the-four-ways-your-bank-lays-you-open-to-fraud/

CNET Community: How can I improve the boot-up speed of Windows 10? https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/how-can-i-improve-the-boot-up-speed-of-windows-10/?ftag=CAD5920658&bhid=22951757626637189212880527427435 Install Windows 98?

8 Things Every Startup Needs to Know. https://www.thebalance.com/things-every-startup-needs-to-know-2948556?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7892400&utm_term=

25 Ways to Cut Costs in Your Home Business. https://www.thebalance.com/25-ways-to-cut-costs-in-your-home-business-4101253?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7892400&utm_term=

22.10.2016: Internet hit by massive cyber attack. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/internet-down-not-working-reddit-spotify-twitter-websites-loading-issues-problems-a7373616.html Makes an interesting change from the internet suffering a constant shite attack. This one seems to be coming from the 'east' side of the USA. Like the 'Arab Spring', the 'Orange Revolution' and daily terrorist propaganda, for example.

‘Hundreds’ of jobseekers victims of 'recruitment scam'. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-37693838 Is this like the regime's and its Brownshirts' 'self-employed', 'entrepreneur' and 'start-up' scams?

£165,000 fine for landlord who crammed 18 people into one flat. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/21/165-000-fine-for-landlord-who-crammed-18-people-into-one-flat/ Obviously a 'Tory-voting spiv' and regime donor. A knighthood on its way without a doubt.

The 50 Best Advertising Taglines Ever. https://www.thebalance.com/best-advertising-taglines-ever-39208?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7871887&utm_term=

Low-Cost Business Ideas You Can Launch This Weekend. https://www.thebalance.com/low-cost-business-ideas-1200809?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7871887&utm_term=

6 Traits You Need to Be Self-Employed. https://www.thebalance.com/traits-you-need-to-be-self-employed-2948570?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7871887&utm_term=

Brekking the bank: Cost of full English breakfasts soars up to £25 despite falling ingredient prices. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/big-breakfast-are-overpriced-a7367221.html Scarcely the norm. There are plenty of places you can buy a good, full English breakfast for less than half that. The exception would appear to be, as usual, that Little Ingerlandt terrorist shitpit called London.

Chinese tourists spend up to £50k on whisky during trips to UK. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/chinese-tourists-whisky-buying-london-single-malt-macallan-a7367181.html

The fork in the road: braving the cloud. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/tech/fork-road-braving-cloud/

5 ways clever communications can help virtual businesses thrive. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/tech/5-ways-clever-communications-can-help-virtual-businesses-thrive/ Exactly the same drivel which was being spun twenty years ago!

Baby onesie printed with emergency CPR instructions. http://www.springwise.com/baby-onesie-printed-emergency-cpr-instructions/?utm_campaign=553867_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-20&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BVD7,2V1FMX,15TWV,1

Children’s drawings transformed into bespoke clothing. http://www.springwise.com/childrens-drawings-transformed-bespoke-clothing/?utm_campaign=553867_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-20&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BVD7,2V1FMX,15TWV,1

Smart bike light could revolutionize cycle safety. http://www.springwise.com/smart-bike-light-revolutionize-cycle-safety/?utm_campaign=552578_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-19&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BUDE,2V1FMX,15Q0F,1

21.10.2016: £8,755: The cost of two weeks of disruption to a small business. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/8755-cost-two-weeks-disruption-small-business/

UK retailers benefit from falling pound. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/20/uk-retailers-benefit-from-falling-pound/

More current account customers switching banks than last year, figures reveal. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/19/more-current-account-customers-switching-banks-than-last-year-figures-reveal/

Which? discovers wide differences in banks' online security systems. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/19/which-discovers-wide-differences-in-banks-online-security-systems/ Another blindingly obvious piece of 'news'. Furthermore, the so-called 'two factor' authentication used as a yardstick by Which? is anything but a measure of banking security!

Eighty per cent of people still dream of owning own home. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/20/eighty-per-cent-of-people-still-dream-of-owning-own-home/

Broadband must be affordable for poor, say councils. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37706484 There are plenty of things which poor people need to be able to afford before a crap internet connection. Food. Heating. Lighting. Health care. Clothes. Transport. Even their council tax bills. So how much did the telecomms' industry's scammers pay the Local Government Association to come up with this piece of crap?

Rainy day savings accounts urged for low-paid and benefits claimants (and the self-employed). http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/19/rainy-day-savings-accounts-urged-for-lowpaid-and-benefits-claimants/ Clearly a report from people who have never been on benefits before. Does this 'government-owned innovation charity' actually get paid cash, money for coming up with such stupid proposals? By definition, anyone who is 'poor' or 'on benefits' ain't got no shekels in the first place! Or this another regime propaganda scam for channelling money into government savings which pay almost no interest?

World wine output expected to hit four-year low. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37715354 Oh, dear. Expect more French 'manifs' preventing everyone else from going about their business.

Christmas airport chaos looms as baggage handlers pull out of UK. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/christmas-airport-chaos-looms-as-baggage-handlers-pull-out-of-uk/

Apple complains Amazon's US site is selling fake products. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37715531

Serial returners cause problems for shops. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37711091

Married couples failing to claim tax perk, says HMRC. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37702190

20.10.2016: Philip Green: I'm sad and very very sorry to BHS workers. http://www.aol.co.uk/video/philip-green-im-sad-and-very-very-sorry-to-bhs-workers-580651001c68995df1860182/?icid=nav-ukhp And let's not forget (as has the country's tabloid propaganda) all the hundreds of suppliers, many of them home businesses, who have also been shafted.

Of course, when you have small, often family businesses, then employees are usually kept on until the very last minute possible and I have even seen business owners re-mortgaging their homes to desperately try and honour what they feel to be their moral responsibilities.

On the other hand, they haven't received politically soiled knighthoods; disappeared on board their yachts when matters started to become a little delicate; and made whining excuses and attacks on anyone who dared to raise any questions. In other words, they're not typical, regime spivs.

Thousands of mortgage arrears customers to get redress. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37702182

Housebuilder Barratt's London boss suspended after arrests linked to the awarding of contracts. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/10/19/senior-barratt-homes-executive-suspended-after-arrests-linked-to/ How unusual. Not the incidence of bent housebuilders, etc. But that there has actually been an investigation and crooks have been fingered.

Construction demand stays strong for SMEs in wake of Brexit vote. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/newswire/construction-demand-stays-strong-smes-wake-brexit-vote/ Not what everyone else is saying about the construction industry but then, one would expect the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) to talk up the situation. So - it must just be the vast majority of the country's cowboy builders who aren't FMB members who are feeling the pinch, then?

Travis Perkins to cut 600 jobs as plumbing slowdown prompts profit warning. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/newswire/travis-perkins-cut-600-jobs-plumbing-slowdown-prompts-profit-warning/ And that's what happens when tabloid Nazi scumbags start murdering Polish plumbers.

Eurotunnel says business 'has never been stronger' despite Brexit vote. http://www.aol.co.uk/news/2016/10/19/eurotunnel-says-business-has-never-been-stronger-despite-brexit-vote/ As we were saying . . . despite all the mis-reporting in Little Ingerlandt's tabloid propaganda. And if it wasn't for piss-poor French rail management and striking French thugs, business would be better still!

Tea bag faces threat from spray. http://www.springwise.com/tea-bag-faces-threat-spray/?utm_campaign=551216_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-18&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BTBK,2V1FMX,15LV4,1

Chatbot for insomniacs. http://www.springwise.com/chatbot-for-insomniacs/?utm_campaign=551216_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-18&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BTBK,2V1FMX,15LV4,1

19.10.2016: Half a million landlords to be hit with 40pc tax raid under new rules. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/18/half-a-million-landlords-will-face-harsher-tax-rules/ Another politicised and media-backed Ponzi scheme about to hit the ropes.

Andrea Leadsom reveals food and drink export drive to boost economy. http://www.aol.co.uk/news/2016/10/18/andrea-leadsom-reveals-food-and-drink-export-drive-to-boost-economy/

Air traffic control strikes have cost €12 billion to the EU economy in seven years. http://travellingforbusiness.com/air-traffic-control-strikes-have-cost-e12-billion-to-the-eu-economy-in-seven-years/ And as the worst offenders are - as always - French parasite-fonctionnaires, do we have any proposals from the co-prince of Andorra, 'Haircut' Hollande, for compensating his neighbours for the losses they have suffered? Or is he just going to carry on spending taxpayers' money on kissing American and Israeli terrorists' arses instead?

New service allows business travellers to check in luggage from anywhere in London. http://travellingforbusiness.com/new-service-allows-business-travellers-to-check-in-luggage-from-anywhere-in-london/

How Good Records Will Save You Money. https://www.thebalance.com/keep-better-records-1389011?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7871565&utm_term=

This is how to haggle on the high street - and win at it. http://www.mirror.co.uk/money/how-haggle-high-street-win-9016290

10 Junk Drawer Items to Sell on eBay. https://www.thebalance.com/10-junk-drawer-items-to-sell-on-ebay-4078798?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7871565&utm_term=

The world’s first self charging electric folding bike. http://www.springwise.com/worlds-first-self-charging-electric-folding-bike/?dm_i=3GJ2,BRYM,2V1FMX,15GMJ,1#8217;s|first|self|charging|electric|folding|bike|Eco+%26amp%3B+Sustainability|Smart+Cities|Transportation

An extra helping hand for new parents. http://www.springwise.com/extra-helping-hand-new-parents/?utm_campaign=549454_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-17&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BRYM,2V1FMX,15GMJ,1

Live rent free by the sea. http://www.springwise.com/live-rent-free-sea/?utm_campaign=549454_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-17&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BRYM,2V1FMX,15GMJ,1

18.10.2016: 'Remarkable rise' in number of self-employed as earnings fall. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/17/remarkable-rise-in-number-of-selfemployed-as-earnings-fall/

Self-employed 'now earning less than in 1995'. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37678065 Now there's a surprise! Despite The Apprentice, Dragons' Den and a clutch of websites for the countrys' entrepreneurial Digital Dickheads.

Bank branch closures hit small firms, says FSB. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37676324 I don't think the main banks are bothered about 'hitting' small firms. In fact, it's common practice.

Brexit ‘could mean end of fresh British fruit and vegetables’, warns leading farmer. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/brexit-end-of-fresh-british-fruit-and-vegetables-eastern-european-workers-leading-farmer-guy-poskitt-a7364356.html

Inquiry into impact of Brexit on service sectors. http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/lords-select/
The House of Lords EU Internal Market Sub-Committee has launched an inquiry to identify the terms of market access that key service sectors in the UK would like to have with the EU following Brexit. The inquiry will investigate the challenges and opportunities that exiting the EU will raise for different service sectors; the impact of leaving the EU and trading on World Trade Organisation terms; whether leaving the EU but remaining a member of the European Economic Area will retain present levels of market access; and what the Government's key negotiating objectives should be for service sectors in the UK. (EnterpriseQuest)

Government export support campaign failing. http://economia.icaew.com/news/october-2016/government-efforts-to-boost-exports-are-failing-says-icaew Almost seven in ten (69%) business owners have never exported and have no plans to do so in future, according to the results of a survey by the ICAEW. One in ten of the firms surveyed were already exporters and 73% of them had been exporting for more than 10 years. The research revealed that two thirds of business owners had not heard of UKTI (which is now the Department for International Trade). Of those survey respondents who had heard of UKTI, 87% said they do not currently use any of its support services. ICAEW argues that the figures indicate that the Government's campaign to grow UK exports to £1 trillion by 2020 is failing. (EnterpriseQuest)

Somewhat removed from recent regime propaganda fairytales that 60% of Little Ingerlandt's businesses were exporting!

Pound fall a 'shock absorber', says BoE's Ben Broadbent. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37675907 Of course, it's much easier being academic about these things when you're on a six-figure salary and not begging for your invoices to be paid!

Rogue landlords to be banned from renting tiny bedrooms. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/17/rogue-landlords-to-be-banned-from-renting-tiny-bedrooms/

£210 lost per person as a result of cyber crime over past year. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/17/210-lost-per-person-as-a-result-of-cyber-crime-over-past-year/ Looks like the regime's Digital Dickhead programme has been a resounding success then!

Celebrities with surprising side businesses. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/17/celebrities-with-surprising-side-businesses/

Regional know-how: the best websites for contacting local guides. https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2016/oct/17/best-websites-local-guides-holidays

CNET Community: Has our home network been hacked? https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/has-our-home-network-been-hacked/?ftag=CAD5920658&bhid=22951757626637189212880527427435

CNET Community: Running low on hard disk space -- what can I do? https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/running-low-on-hard-disk-space-what-can-i-do/?ftag=CAD5920658&bhid=22951757626637189212880527427435

17.10.2016: BCC urges Government to spend billions helping business after Brexit vote. http://www.aol.co.uk/news/2016/10/16/bcc-urges-government-to-spend-billions-helping-business-after-brexit-vote/ Are these the billions that Brexit's lying psycopaths promised were going to be spent on the NHS?

China backs Brics nations despite global uncertainty. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37671745 i.e. 'BRICS' as in those countries which don't belong to the Coalition of Evil of Brexit Ingerlandt led by the US with occasional input from born-again Hebrew terrorists, the French. (Well. The French regime, to be precise; plus a few others states of a similarly murderous disposition.) Who are proposing even more sanctions against Russia because of its success fighting western terrorism in Syria; while the overall Anglo-American economic plan is to move across to terrorising and murdering the defenceless Yemenis, instead.

Brexit jitters pushed aside as consumer confidence hits five-year high. http://www.aol.co.uk/news/2016/10/16/brexit-jitters-pushed-aside-as-consumer-confidence-hits-fiveyear-high/ Unfortunately, it's not going to be the 'confidence' of the dumb, swinish multitude and money they ain't got which is going to bring about a reversal of the inevitable.

Hundreds of new homes given go-ahead despite flood warnings, figures suggest. http://www.aol.co.uk/news/2016/10/16/hundreds-of-new-homes-given-goahead-despite-flood-warnings-figures-suggest/ Hands up anyone who is surprised.

Half of British businesses have been damaged by bad reviews or malicious posts. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/half-british-businesses-damaged-bad-reviews-malicious-posts/

Amazon launches digital business academy for SMEs. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/amazon-launches-digital-business-academy-smes/

The real reason shops want you to sign up for e-receipts. https://www.theguardian.com/travel/shortcuts/2016/oct/16/shops-sign-up-e-receipts-proof-of-purchase

Brexit vote brings uncertainty for fruit pickers and farmers. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/oct/16/brexit-vote-brings-uncertainty-for-fruit-pickers-and-farmers

Breweries to ballet recitals: dig for gold in your walled garden. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/property/sell/breweries-to-ballet-recitals-dig-for-gold-in-your-walled-garden/

5 Questions Tell If Your Business Plan Idea Is Worth It. https://www.thebalance.com/quick-start-business-plan-2948011?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7846095&utm_term=

5 Simple Ways to Make Money Online. https://www.thebalance.com/simple-ways-make-money-online-2531879?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7846095&utm_term= So why is everyone broke?

16.10.2016: "Bullish" small businesses split over Brexit. http://enforbusiness.com/news/bullish-small-businesses-split-over-brexit-201611406

RBS says it has resolved debit card computer glitch. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37658559

Seven million have three-year-old credit card debt. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/15/seven-million-have-three-year-old-credit-card-debt/

Council tax debt crisis: 6 million in £300 debt to councils. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/14/council-tax-debt-crisis-6-million-in-300-debt-to-councils/

Do companies really value your call? http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37655738

Who pays the bill if you lose your phone? http://www.bbc.com/news/10185221

Brexit latest: Eurostar to cut train services and axe staff due to ‘challenging environment’ after EU vote. http://www.independent.co.uk/travel/news-and-advice/brexit-latest-eurostar-cut-train-services-timetable-eu-referendum-paris-brussels-a7362441.html In the same breath 'Eurostar is rolling out new, larger trains so the overall number of seats is unlikely to be affected.' In other words, nothing to do with 'Brexit'; or 'terrorism'; just more lying, conspiratorial bullshit from some of the worst management in the world. (French, naturally. And typically crap British reporting.)

Scamwatch: new Facebook fraud. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/15/scamwatch-new-facebook-fraud/

Could a Playmobil-style helmet encourage young cyclists to stay safe? http://www.springwise.com/playmobil-style-helmet-encourage-young-cyclists-stay-safe/?utm_campaign=548854_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-14%20%28not%20sent%29&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BRHY,2V1FMX,15EXL,1

Solar-powered glow in the dark bike path improves safety. http://www.springwise.com/solar-powered-glow-dark-bike-path-improves-safety/?utm_campaign=548854_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-14%20%28not%20sent%29&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BRHY,2V1FMX,15EXL,1

15.10.2016: Brexit latest: construction output unexpectedly falls in August. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/construction-output-unexpectedly-falls-in-august-a7360796.html There is nothing 'unexpected' about a post-Brexit construction slowdown at all. Dopey hacks, politicians and economists apart. And since Little Ingerlandt's tabloid Nazis have started murdering East Euopean construction workers, matters aren't going to improve any time soon.

Bricks now cost £47 each - if they're part of a house... The new way to measure house prices. http://www.mirror.co.uk/money/bricks-now-cost-47-each-9043355 Which just goes to show how many maggots feed off the price of a modern home and why so many people can no longer afford to buy one.

Consumers 'face epidemic of price hikes blamed on Brexit' following the row between Unilever and Tesco. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3837344/Consumers-face-epidemic-price-hikes-blamed-Brexit-following-row-Unilever-Tesco.html Another potential danger overlooked by the country's Nazi tabloid propaganda in the run-up to the Brexit vote?

Small Business Ideas for the Baby Boomer Market. https://www.thebalance.com/small-business-ideas-for-the-baby-boomer-market-2947936?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7846076&utm_term=

5 Excuses for Not Starting Your Own Business and How to Get Over Them. https://www.thebalance.com/how-to-start-your-own-business-2948569?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7846076&utm_term=

Starting a Business: Finding Business Ideas. https://www.thebalance.com/starting-a-business-finding-business-ideas-2947937?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7846076&utm_term=

RBS debit card system problems hit customers. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37658559

14.10.2016: Home buyers 'back after Brexit jitters'. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37635192

Rail delays: New plans to compensate passengers. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-37638802 Let them waterboard the management of Southern Rail?

How to tackle your inbox after a holiday. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/in-business/advice/tackle-inbox-holiday/

Female only co-working space in Brazil. http://www.springwise.com/female-coworking-space-brazil/?utm_campaign=542631_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-11&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BMP3,2V1FMX,14W5H,1

How to Build Expertise and Become an Expert in Your Niche. https://www.thebalance.com/how-to-become-an-expert-in-your-niche-4077734?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7817773&utm_term=

VR lets beauty product shoppers pick ingredients. http://www.springwise.com/vr-lets-beauty-product-shoppers-pick-ingredients/?utm_campaign=542631_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-11&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BMP3,2V1FMX,14W5H,1

App assesses climate change contributions per car. http://www.springwise.com/app-assesses-climate-change-contributions-per-car/?utm_campaign=544005_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-12&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BNR9,2V1FMX,14ZYM,1

24/7, unstaffed grocery store pioneers new way to shop. http://www.springwise.com/247-unstaffed-grocery-store-pioneers-new-way-shop/?utm_campaign=544005_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-12&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BNR9,2V1FMX,14ZYM,1

NYC cyclists crowd-source map showing cars in bike lanes. http://www.springwise.com/nyc-cyclists-crowd-source-map-showing-cars-bike-lanes/?utm_campaign=544005_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-12&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BNR9,2V1FMX,14ZYM,1

13.10.2016: Small businesses are optimistic post Brexit. Here's why that won't last. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/small-businesses-are-optimistic-post-brexit-heres-why-that-wont-last-a7357146.html It's not just 'employees' which are the problem but individual tradesmen who can't cut the mustard. Although the regime has very belatedly made an effort to revive apprenticeships, it is all too little, too late. For the time being at least, Little Ingerlandt faces a French-style 'Artisanat' future - where 3 million 'labourers' pretend to be skilled but in reality, the majority don't even know how to answer a phone and would feel flattered if they received a mention on Cowboy Builders.

What does Uber's employment case mean? http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37629628

Insurers 'refuse to allow flood victims to better protect their properties'. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/insurance/home/insurers-refuse-to-allow-flood-victims-to-better-protect-their-p/

Childcare costs 'hit mortgage applicants'. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37629657 Childcare costs were already a significant factor 40 years ago. And that was well before ludicrous property prices and the bog roll value of the pound in your pocket. Then again - this is the BBC (British Bropaganda Corporation), Little Ingerlandt's mouthpiece for American and Israeli terrorism, rather than a finger on the licencepayer's pulse.

Can an upcycling expert transform my junk? https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/12/can-an-upcycling-expert-transform-my-junk

Man spends 11 hours trying to make a cup of tea with WiFi kettle. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/man-11-hours-cup-of-tea-wifi-kettle-mark-rittman-a7356966.html Undoubtedly one of the regime's model Digital Dickheads and Millennium Entrepreneurs.

Smart technology app simplifies travel admin by reading your emails. http://www.springwise.com/smart-technology-app-simplifies-travel-admin/?utm_campaign=540822_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-10&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BLAU,2V1FMX,14Q72,1

Wearable ring trains users to sleep better by waking them up. http://www.springwise.com/wearable-trains-sleep-waking/?utm_campaign=540822_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-10&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BLAU,2V1FMX,14Q72,1

River prediction app supports farmers in Nigeria. http://www.springwise.com/environmental-app-support-farmers-nigeria/?utm_campaign=540822_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-10&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BLAU,2V1FMX,14Q72,1 Shouldn't this also be made available to Little Ingerlandt's victims of corrupt, grasping developers, politicians, local councils and councillors who build high flood-risk housing?

12.10.2016: UK’s small businesses expect house prices to fall with impact of Brexit. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/uks-small-businesses-expect-house-prices-fall-impact-brexit/

Buy-to-let property market 'has recovered after stamp duty hike'. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/11/buytolet-property-market-has-recovered-after-stamp-duty-hike/

Basic flood protection 'missing in high risk areas'. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37565462 And the amazing thing is that punters are still buying properties in high risk flood areas! What is the matter with them?

New service for ratepayers to check rateable value. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/business-ratepayers-click-find-and-review-your-draft-rateable-value The Valuation Office Agency has launched an online service that allows business ratepayers in England and Wales to check the new draft rateable value of their business premises. Using the draft rateable value, ratepayers will be able to get an estimate of what their business rates will be from 1 April 2017. Ratepayers can also use the service to request changes to property or valuation details, view the valuation details of other properties and appeal the rateable value if eligible to do so. (EnterpriseQuest)

The pound crashes again – and this is who's getting rich. http://www.mirror.co.uk/money/pound-crashes-again--whos-9023499 And of course, let's not forget the country's hate-preaching media which just like 'terrorism' and 'war' and 'migrants' have allowed an otherwise worthless section of society to absolutely coin it.

British holidaymakers aren't deterred by Brexit or terror threat, new figures show. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/terror-and-brexit-fail-to-deter-british-appetite-for-travel/

Uber’s main UK business paid only £411,000 in tax last year. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/newswire/ubers-main-uk-business-paid-411000-tax-last-year/

Thousands hit with unarranged overdraft fees, debt charity warns. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/11/thousands-hit-with-unarranged-overdraft-fees-debt-charity-warns/

Conman rakes in £1,000 a DAY selling washing powder to cocaine users. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/conman-rakes-1000-day-selling-9019785 Now there's a regime benchmark entrepreneur for you. Looks as if he could enjoy a bright future in the telecoms industry selling broadband packages.

11.10.2016: ONS releases latest business population figures. http://www.ons.gov.uk/businessindustryandtrade/business/activitysizeandlocation/bulletins/ukbusinessactivitysizeandlocation/2016 More than 2.55 million businesses were registered for VAT and/or Pay as You Earn (PAYE) in the UK in March 2016, up 4.3% from 2.45 million in the same period in 2015, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Companies and public corporations represented 68.8% of all businesses registered for VAT and/or PAYE in the UK, while sole proprietors and partnerships represented 27.4% of all businesses registered for VAT and/or PAYE in March 2016. (EnterpriseQuest)

2016 is set to be a bumper year for UKs female entrepreneurs. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/2016-is-set-to-be-a-bumper-year-for-uks-female-entrepreneurs/

'Gig' economy all right for some as up to 30% work this way. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37605643 Just like shoppers without cash supposedly being in favour of contactless payments. If you don't have a choice, you go with the flow.

Royal Mail 'failing to tackle' fraud. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37607679

Retailers warn government of Brexit price rises. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37605642

Less than one euro to the pound at many UK airports. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37609114 So after all those efforts by burkini-clad terrorists and the East Europeans conspiring to wreck the country, all the damage has been done by our very own terrorists within. (And their daily hate-preaching propaganda.)

Inheritance should go directly to grandchildren to help ease housing crisis, says housing minister. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/housing-crisis-inheritance-grandparents-a7353456.html

Trolling, abuse, sexting and doxing all targeted in ambitious new legal guidelines. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/online-abuse-internet-sexting-doxxing-trolling-new-legal-guidelines-crime-prosecution-service-a7353536.html

How to prepare for Small Business Saturday 2016. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/in-business/advice/prepare-small-business-saturday-2016/

8 tips for maintaining health and fitness whilst travelling for business. http://travellingforbusiness.com/8-tips-for-maintaining-health-and-fitness-whilst-travelling-for-business/

How to get your website right. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/in-business/advice/website-design/

The three top complaints customers have with companies – and how to fix them! http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/in-business/advice/three-top-complaints-customers-companies-fix/

10.10.2016: The UK’s economic interests are not the same as those of self-interested business leaders. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/10/09/the-uks-economic-interests-are-not-the-same-as-those-of-self-int/ . . . although they are infinitely more valid than the views of an obscure and superfluous economist no-one has heard of. And of course, the regime too, is fully supportive of 'self-interested business leaders' - as long as they come from the ranks of the murder industry, the banks and American Big Corp.

RBS squeezed struggling businesses to boost profits, leak reveals. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-37591335 Hardly 'news'. It's what the banks have been doing for centuries.

Government body to help public with money advice from debt to pensions. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/08/government-body-to-help-public-with-money-advice-from-debt-to-pensions/ I didn't think the public needed any help to land themselves in debt and continue contributing to an ever-shrinking state pension?

Facebook paid £4.1m in UK tax last year. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37600891 Yet more news of US corporate migrants scrounging off the British taxpayer.

Warning over doorstep mattress sales. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-37579587 This is the regime's latest money-spinning ruse after the failure of its Help To Buy Mortgage Guarantee Scam and ISA, which will enable the swinish multitude to enjoy at least some of the benefits of home ownership even if they can't afford to buy the home itself.

The Best Business Opportunities for Starting a Small Business. https://www.thebalance.com/best-business-opportunities-2947953?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7789023&utm_term=

5 Disadvantages of Cloud Computing. https://www.thebalance.com/disadvantages-of-cloud-computing-4067218?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7789023&utm_term=

09.10.2016: More than 100 BBC ('self-employed') stars facing tax avoidance probes, HMRC reveals. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/07/more-than-100-bbc-stars-facing-tax-avoidance-probes-hmrc-reveals/ 'Star' being a word which has suffered much devaluation at the hands of the media in recent years; like 'hero'. Or 'entrepreneur'. Or 'reporting'. So in this particular case, 'fiddling employees' would be a better description.

Rural England weighs up the reality of Brexit. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/08/walking-into-the-unknown-rural-england-weighs-up-the-reality-of-brexit

Scamwatch: "free" BA flights. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/08/scamwatch-free-ba-flights/

Open source app connects traditional fishers to markets. http://www.springwise.com/open-source-app-connects-traditional-fishers-markets/?utm_campaign=539388_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-07&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BK70,2V1FMX,14LE8,1

Drivers’ licenses go digital in India. http://www.springwise.com/drivers-licenses-go-digital-india/?utm_campaign=539388_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-07&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BK70,2V1FMX,14LE8,1

Tinder-style app for choosing sperm donor. http://www.springwise.com/tinder-style-app-choosing-sperm-donor/?utm_campaign=539388_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-07&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BK70,2V1FMX,14LE8,1

08.10.2016: Black Friday boycott? Nine out of ten will avoid the high street mayhem. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/07/black-friday-boycott-nine-out-of-ten-will-avoid-the-high-street/

Streets without shops: how apps are transforming our local neighbourhoods. https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/oct/07/streets-without-shops-apps-changing-neighbourhoods-gentrification

UK must pay price for Brexit, says François Hollande. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/oct/07/uk-must-pay-price-for-brexit-says-francois-hollande I'm afraid the UK's Little Ingerlandters and Nazis are quite capable of making the country pay the price for Brexit without any further help from Mr Hollande - whose debt to the UK amassed by his own country's perpetually striking thugs, criminals and terrorists, has yet to be discussed.

Bernard Matthews creditors told '£23m debts' will not be paid. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-norfolk-37584399 Another fine example of media and regime favourites shafting hundreds of employees and small suppliers.

Travel Guide: Etiquette in China. http://travellingforbusiness.com/travel-guide-etiquette-in-china/

7 Critical Marketing Mistakes New Entrepreneurs Make. https://www.thebalance.com/7-biggest-marketing-mistakes-new-entrepreneurs-make-4083241?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7788916&utm_term=

5 Times You Should Save Before Paying Off Your Debt. https://www.thebalance.com/5-times-you-should-save-before-paying-off-your-debt-4082955?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7788916&utm_term=

Stylish, smart scarves alert cyclists and filter air pollution. http://www.springwise.com/connected-fashionable-scarves-inform-cyclists-pollution/?utm_campaign=536508_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-05&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BHZ0,2V1FMX,14BVR,1

App makes school supply shopping quick and easy. http://www.springwise.com/app-makes-school-supply-shopping-quick-easy/?utm_campaign=536508_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-05&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BHZ0,2V1FMX,14BVR,1

Electric smart scooters improving travel in Berlin. http://www.springwise.com/electric-smart-scooters-improving-travel-berlin/?utm_campaign=537990_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-06&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BJ46,2V1FMX,14GF4,1

Swedish coalition government plans to ‘nudge’ consumers into green behavior. http://www.springwise.com/repairing-is-incentivised/#8216;nudge&8217;|consumers|into|green|behavior|Eco+%26amp%3B+Sustainability|Non-profit%2C+Social+cause&dm_i=3GJ2,BJ46,2V1FMX,14GF4,1

07.10.2016: Pound hits 31-year low on Brexit fears. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37571678 That's OK. Millennium Moron hasn't got either the cash (nor the nouse) to be worried.

Government fund could buy homes developers can't sell. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/06/government-fund-could-buy-homes-developers-cant-sell/ Ah, yes. Must do everything possible to keep the regime's donors happy. And never mind the 750,000 houses standing empty.

Fracking in Lancashire given go-ahead by government. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-lancashire-37567866 Another region blighted by the regime to avoid. Let's hope people with homes in Lancashire can get out before taking too much of a hit to selling prices.

Private landlords vow to fight on after losing 'tenant tax' challenge. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/06/private-landlords-vow-to-fight-on-after-losing-tenant-tax-challenge/

Post-truth, post-logic and post-shame: the yapping halfwits of The Apprentice are perfect icons of our age. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/06/post-truth-post-logic-and-post-shame-the-yapping-halfwits-of-the/ Unusual to see an accurate assessment of hyped-up media shite in the media! Perhaps they'll even have a go at Dragons' Den or even Top Gear next and bring a real breath of fresh air to their pages.

The 'Airbnb effect': is it real, and what is it doing to a city like Amsterdam? https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2016/oct/06/the-airbnb-effect-amsterdam-fairbnb-property-prices-communities

Secret to Home Business Success. https://www.thebalance.com/secret-to-home-business-success-1794133?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7779243&utm_term=

Top Reason Most Businesses Fail (According to Their Founders). https://www.thebalance.com/top-reason-most-businesses-fail-1201064?utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=7779243&utm_term=

06.10.2016: Rise in HMRC raids highlights “the age of mistrust.” http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/columns/opinion/rise-in-hmrc-raids-highlights-the-age-of-mistrust/ Not so much 'mistrust' but the need to make good the £ billions of lost revenue from sweetheart tax-evasion deals negotiated between HMRC and American Big Corp.

UK services 'continue to recover' from Brexit vote. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37560941

Falling pound is helping support economy, says Bank of England deputy governor. http://www.aol.co.uk/news/2016/10/05/falling-pound-is-helping-support-economy-says-bank-of-england-deputy-governor/ Whose 'economy' would that be, then? The banks'? Murder industry exports? American Big Corp tax dodgers?

Which report: UK 'lags behind' London on 4G coverage. http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-37552636 The UK generally 'lags behind' two empty baked bean tins joined by a piece of string for any kind of broadband coverage - much less '4G'!

More than £2 billion spent on contactless cards in a month, figures show. http://www.aol.co.uk/news/2016/10/05/more-than-2-billion-spent-on-contactless-cards-in-a-month-figures-show/ The banks will be pleased. More and more 'free' money for them to charge for.

The hidden eBay restrictions driving up costs for shoppers - and the brands to avoid them. http://www.mirror.co.uk/money/hidden-ebay-restrictions-driving-up-8982887

Open all hours. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/columns/opinion/open-all-hours/ For which Little Ingerlandt's Nazi thugs are eternally grateful - as they terrorise, smash up and rob their local Asian-owned and run, 24-hour corner shop.

Certifications available for cannabis experts. https://www.springwise.com/certifications-available-cannabis-experts/?utm_campaign=535052_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-04&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BGUK,2V1FMX,1479S,1

05.10.2016: Home Secretary targets landlords, banks and bosses in illegal immigration purge. http://www.aol.co.uk/news/2016/10/04/home-secretary-targets-landlords-banks-and-bosses-in-illegal-immigration-purge/ The police and immigration officials being too busy with their filming duties and deploying a dozen officers where, once upon a time, two would have sufficed? (All part of Theresa May's vision of the country's Brexit future.)

UK faces critical shortage of homes to rent, says Rics. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37547912

UK plc missing out on £27billion baby boomer spend. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/43844/

Facebook takes on Craigslist and eBay with new classified ad service. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/oct/03/facebook-marketplace-launch-ebay-craigslist-classified-ads

Wonga admits double-charging customers. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37542918

How small businesses can improve their cybersecurity. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/connect/small-business/business-solutions/how-to-improve-your-cybersecurity/

Amazon bans 'incentivised' reviews over lack of impartiality. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/oct/04/amazon-bans-incentivised-reviews-impartiality

Chaos at Stansted passport control as 5,000 passengers arrive in two hours. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/chaos-at-stansted-as-5000-passengers-queue-for-passport-control/ And how many immigration officers were at their desks? Three? (Another Theresa May Brexit 'achievement'.)

The best cities in the world for startups. http://travellingforbusiness.com/best-cities-in-the-world-for-startups/

10 luggage options for business travel. http://travellingforbusiness.com/10-luggage-options-for-business-travel/

04.10.2016: UK, Disposable income reaches new high despite slowing growth. http://www.internationalsupermarketnews.com/news/24580

Andrea Leadsom hopes young Britons will take up fruit picking jobs done by EU migrants. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-latest-news-andrea-leadsom-young-britons-fruit-picking-eu-migrants-a7342196.html Errr. That's 'work' - and hard work at that. Which immediately poses two questions. Where will the Minister find youngsters who know what 'fruit' is? And even more seriously, where will she find youngsters who know what 'work' is? The youth of today being more like 'entrepreneur' material, fettled by the regime's assorted online scammers, crooks and conmen. Whereas even 50 years ago, mainly foreign labour and Irish travellers especially, were already working the land. Before Little Ingerlandt's politicians and media started to make a living from selling hatred.

UK shops look to Chinese tourists for a golden week at the tills. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/newswire/uk-shops-look-chinese-tourists-golden-week-tills/ I think our Little Ingerlandt Nazis should send away foreign visitors and tourists, too. Just to be consistent and avoid any accusation of double standards.

Self-employed? Here's the three things you need to know about your finances. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/pensions-retirement/financial-planning/self-employed-heres-the-three-things-you-need-to-know-about-your/

Why you shouldn't rush to pay off your debts. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/03/why-you-shouldnt-rush-to-pay-off-your-debts/

Scamwatch: new WhatsApp fraud. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/09/25/scamwatch-new-whatsapp-fraud/?ncid=webmail

Is Champagne losing its fizz? Brits' consumption of French bubbly falls as drinkers opt for English sparkling wine. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/food/article-3816014/Is-Champagne-losing-fizz-British-sales-fall-drinkers-opt-English-sparkling-wine.html

Uber offers unlimited rides pricing option. http://www.springwise.com/uber-offers-unlimited-rides-pricing-option/?utm_campaign=533406_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-03&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BFKU,2V1FMX,1429H,1

Crowdsourced company values in the clothing sector. http://www.springwise.com/crowdsourced-company-values-clothing-sector/?utm_campaign=533406_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-10-03&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BFKU,2V1FMX,1429H,1

03.10.2016: Property owners look to 'guardian' services post-Brexit. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/02/property-owners-look-to-guardian-services-postbrexit/

Facebook Chrome extension shows everything that the site knows about its users. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/facebook-what-does-it-know-chrome-data-ads-marketing-information-spying-a7338101.html

Check your National Insurance record or risk getting a smaller state pension. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/pensions-retirement/financial-planning/check-your-national-insurance-record-or-risk-getting-a-smaller-s/ Or, don't bother checking your NI record at all because you're going to get a smaller state pension than you counted on, anyway.

How can we put the taste back into British food? https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/oct/01/british-food-put-taste-back-farmers-pigs-supermarkets

15 Inexpensive Business Ideas That Anyone Can Start. https://www.thebalance.com/inexpensive-business-ideas-2947950?utm_content=7737719&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_term=

What Type of Business Should You Start? https://www.thebalance.com/what-type-of-business-should-you-start-2948574?utm_content=7737719&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_term=

Hangover free booze. http://www.springwise.com/hangover-free-booze/?utm_campaign=531928_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-09-30&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BEFS,2V1FMX,13XZS,1

Online quote and booking service simplifies lawn care. http://www.springwise.com/online-quote-booking-service-simplifies-lawn-care/?utm_campaign=531928_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-09-30&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BEFS,2V1FMX,13XZS,1

Smart shirt for deaf people translates music into motion. http://www.springwise.com/smart-shirt-deaf-people-translates-music-motion/?utm_campaign=531928_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-09-30&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BEFS,2V1FMX,13XZS,1

02.10.2016: European tradesmen will be safe in post-Brexit Britain, says Sajid Javid. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-sajid-javid-eastern-european-plumbers-builders-roofers-a7340211.html Reassuring words for the grieving families of European tradesmen already murdered by British Nazis and who have to read and listen to the daily, hate-preaching British media.

Every adult lacking basic computer skills to be given training to lift them from 'digital darkness'. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/every-adult-training-digital-darkness-karen-bradley-a7340441.html Obviously, that's over 5 million people who aren't Digital Dickheads and being threatended by the criminal banking system, identity theft, online marketing (manipulation), official inefficiency, incompetence and snooping and assorted fraudsters living off the internet, such as the telecomms companies. Can't be having it!

Insurance tax rise 'a raid' on consumers, says industry. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37517146 Just like the recently announced increase in so-called 'broadband' prices because of a rise in business rates. No talk of consumer refunds in the meantime, for broadband which doesn't reach advertised speeds.

Existing energy customers barred from cheapest deals. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37521168 And another official scam.

Can a water meter save you money? http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/01/can-a-water-meter-save-you-money/

Supermarkets 'use bread for marketing'. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37511580 Isn't it astonishing how much ancient common knowledge is suddenly being 'discovered' by the modern media? I'm sure Millennium morons and Twatterers are impressed, though.

Scamwatch: door-to-door sales. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/10/01/scamwatch-door-to-door-sales/ Or, if you don't want to be scammed on your doorstep, you can just go to a polling booth, a bank or a professional football match.

A tough sell: why Facebook's e-commerce dream failed to take flight. https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/oct/01/facebook-businesses-online-shopping-chatbots Oh, dear, what a pity. Perhaps Little Ingerlandt's social media Nazis can be persuaded to go and do their shopping at a British, local corner shop, instead?

Attracting new customers is the single biggest worry for today’s small business owners. http://www.bmmagazine.co.uk/news/attracting-new-customers-single-biggest-worry-todays-small-business-owners/ 'Today's'?! it's always been the single, biggest worry for small businesses. That and getting paid on time.

Google Translate now 'as good as a human' - could it save you on holiday? http://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/google-translate-now-as-good-8934432 What sort of 'human'? One with a sense of humour?

Selling used underwear online becomes money-maker as some pairs for go for as much as $5,000. http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/selling-underwear-online-findom-men-who-pay-for-pants-orange-is-the-new-black-sofia-gray-a7336786.html

01.10.2016: Consumer confidence bounces back to pre-EU referendum levels. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/09/29/consumer-confidence-bounces-back-to-pre-eu-referendum-levels/

'Bank of Gran and Grandad' in the red: Over 55s have withdrawn £17bn from their homes. http://money.aol.co.uk/2016/09/28/bank-of-gran-and-grandad-in-the-red-over-55s-have-withdrawn/?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl1%7Csec1_lnk2%26pLid%3D-1536964350_uk Despite being 'silverpreneurs' as well!?

Business rate rise to push up cost of broadband, BT says. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37517561

Housebuilders need to build faster, says Nationwide. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37516343

Russian free land. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37307893

Ofgem investigates 'E' energy supplier. http://www.bbc.com/news/business-37517142

Fuming man walks into Apple store and calmly smashes up every iPhone in sight. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/fuming-man-walks-apple-store-8946245 10

Reasons It's Never Too Late to Start a Small Business. https://www.thebalance.com/10-reasons-it-s-never-too-late-to-start-a-small-business-4083127?utm_content=7737679&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_term=

Starting a Business: Finding Business Ideas. https://www.thebalance.com/starting-a-business-finding-business-ideas-2947937?utm_content=7737679&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_term=

5 Essential Steps to Validate Your Niche Website Idea. https://www.thebalance.com/validating-niche-website-idea-1201038?utm_content=7737679&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_campaign=smbinfo&utm_term=

Wearable device captures the beauty of sunlight; smart lamp recreates it. http://www.springwise.com/wearable-captures-light-smart-lamp-recreates/?utm_campaign=530553_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-09-29&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BDDL,2V1FMX,13TJ3,1

Metamaterials allow researchers to design the interior or objects. http://www.springwise.com/metamaterials-allow-researchers-design-interior-objects/?utm_campaign=530553_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-09-29&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BDDL,2V1FMX,13TJ3,1

Four bed flat pack emergency home has kitchen, bathroom. http://www.springwise.com/four-bed-flat-pack-emergency-home-kitchen-bathroom/?utm_campaign=530553_Springwise%20Daily%20-%202016-09-29&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Newsletter&dm_i=3GJ2,BDDL,2V1FMX,13TJ3,1


With our usual gratitude and thanks to BAD News and Cobweb Info.

Len Tondel



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