Since Business Spotlight was launched in March 2001, our main aim has been very simple: to help you to use
English more effectively and confidently in your job, whatever your job title, industry or your position
in the company hierarchy.
I have another confession to make. According to my records, the last time I confessed something embarassing in this blog was back in 2010, when I publicly declared my love of percentages. This time, it's my love of bureaucracy.
Recently, I overheard a lunchtime discussion in a restaurant between a medical doctor and an economist. They were discussing their respective
professions — and they came to some surprising conclusions.
In the aftermath of Britain's vote on 23 June to leave the EU, experts
have cast their eyes around to see where Europe's next weak link might
be. One focus of attention has been Italy and its banking system.
It is often said that the world is becoming increasingly digital. Although this may be the truth, it is not the whole truth. But amid the confusion, one thing is clear: Business Spotlight has two exciting new digital products.
Nearly four weeks after the British people narrowly voted to leave the EU, the country seems to be in an uttermess. But in many ways, this is simply politics and business as usual. Things could be an awful lot worse.