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The best fans in the land – #ytfc


In characteristically generous fashion, Yeovil Town  applauded the 2000 travelling Burnley fans at last week’s game at the Huish both at the ground and on twitter afterwards. They were generally acknowledged the loudest we’ve had all season and we are … Continue reading

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Humankind cannot stand too much reality.


TS Eliot was right as the game-makers King have proved with their addictive smart phone and Facebook app Candy Crunch. Candy Crunch is a game that involves wiping out rows of candy shaped icons from a screen. Wipe enough and … Continue reading

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How safe is my pension?


This is one of the five most commonly asked questions I’ve been asked in my time advising members of workplace pensions in the past 25 years. In that time I have only advised on one scheme where members lost their … Continue reading

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All you never wanted to know about that Pension PlayPen GPP


What are you on about now? http://www.pensionplaypen.com is a website set up to help Britain’s 1.2m employers work out auto-enrolment, adapt their existing workplace pension or get a new one and manage “auto-enrolment for life not just for staging”. As it’s the … Continue reading

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The Facebook timeline – a teenage diary.


Facebook gives kids the space to learn who they are without the intrusion of unwanted authority. Parents, teachers, coaches and big brothers take note Continue reading

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There’s a lot we can learn from town planning


Many towns around the western world started out as Roman garrisons. Primitive stockades gave way to fortified settlements which attracted local residents who set up communities outside the fort’s walls. In time, the communities became protected by the Romans and the distinctions … Continue reading

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Spamta Claws coming to town


It took me 51 years to clock it , but Santa is a spammer. Spamta. as I will now call him has invaded my inbox at least ten times a day throughout advent sending me seasons greetings in the names … Continue reading

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When does a social networker become a pest?


Can an obsession with connection turn you into a spammer? This is a question that has troubled me since Linkedin sent me this e-mail Hi Henry, Due to the extremely high number and percentage of rejected invitations associated with your … Continue reading

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Succinct and to the point


“Digital communications” have moved from Silicon Valley into our coat pockets in a decade. Continue reading

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Don’t fence me in!


I went to a presentation to a small group of intermediaries given by a major life company last week. The presentation explored how we could adopt social media in our work to help jointly build our businesses and make it … Continue reading

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