Category Archives: Opinion

Many great returns

The big event of last week was the Credit Strategy Collections and Vulnerability summit featuring the U&T conference.  It was an interesting event, discussion, and once again an opportunity to meet people in person. As previously discussed, meeting people, in … Continue reading

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Not mincing words on preventing customer harm

This year I have forbidden myself from buying any mince pies until December. Those sweet, pastry-encrusted, treats are a particular weakness and one that retailers seem to attempt to tempt me with earlier each year – but far so good, … Continue reading

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Are you full yet – squeezing more time from the day

A bit of a shorter post this week, due to what appears to be more busyness seemingly squeezing the time out of the week. Is anyone else noticing this btw? I mean lockdown was tough… but with hindsight, it did … Continue reading

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Live, in person, in 3D – old school meeting technology now fresh and new!

This week was the Credit and Collections Technology Think Tank and awards, live in Manchester. It was the first event I have been to in what will be now over 2 years. A great event, with of course some interesting … Continue reading

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Roaming on the phone, at home

This week has been half term in the UK. As is the way of things these days I have been dipping into my laptop all week, despite that is, being on holiday. It seems any week, these days, can turn … Continue reading

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A blip in time

This week marked my first trip, on a train, into central London in what will be nearly 20 months. Old habits are clearly hard to break, and of course, I ended up in Pret-A-Manger munching on a toasted sandwich with … Continue reading

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Running out of time, or time to think differently?

Time is becoming a problem again, it seems. Not really time itself, more the lack of it. And, it was not just me noticing this, this week other people were reporting the same observation too. Things are getting busy. It … Continue reading

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Bacon sandwich or lemsip

I was feeling a little under the weather much of this week. Normally this would not be a concern, I would just soldier on, keep going. In the current environment, with COVID cases rising again locally, everything seemed different. So … Continue reading

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Are we all getting lazy?

Lockdown has changed us in many ways, apparently some we don’t even realize. A new example recently came up during the weekly supermarket shop. Converting to online Online delivery has really taken off over the last few years. Stuck at … Continue reading

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Don’t touch my pizza

Petrol crisis, gas crisis… carbon dioxide, chicken, tomato sauce, milkshakes, beer… the headlines have been rich the last few weeks with stories about labour shortages and supply chain issues. Outside there shortages themselves, the headlines also reveal a couple of … Continue reading

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