Entries by Hugh Salmon from 03/2012

Why Can't Companies Have 'Social' as Well as 'Limited' Liability?

| Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Politics

In today's free market economy, there has to be a role of government whereby the principles of competition and improved customer delivery, particularly in the public services, are defined and refined for the greater good of society as a whole - and that part-owned private companies can be structured to be liable to perform to this greater good.

Richard Branson - Flexibility is the Key

| Posted 03.13.2012 | UK

Thirty years ago, I first met Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Records. His reputation was reclusive, perhaps even aloof. People knew about him, but they didn't know about him if you follow.

The Queen - Never Complain, Never Explain

| Posted 03.20.2012 | UK

Diamond Jubilee? If you did not know, that is sixty years on the throne. Or, as she may see it, 60 years of hard work. By any definition, that is a long career. For the whole of this time, The Queen has lived by her mother's well-worn mantra: 'Never complain. Never explain.'