Guest Blog: Mervyn Bowden – EU at it again with energy audits (cue the groans)

It seems our old friends at the EU policy unit have been spending their summers on the beaches dreaming up more ways of loading yet another unnecessary cost onto our industries and commerce. Only the EU could come up with a requirement, under the improbably named Energy Efficiency Directive, for all businesses (private sector only […]

Guest Blog: Mervyn Bowden – The elephant in the room…

From observation of lots of diverse organisations of late, there appears to be a deeply ingrained obsession, manic almost, to programme into minute detail everything that moves (and everything that doesn’t as well), then to monitor it, measure it, quality assure it, review it… This is a fairly recent – well within the last five […]