Who died to build my laptop and other ethical dilemmas

In my pursuit of a sustainable lifestyle, my one downfall keeps being IT. What a tangled web there is of supply chains, components and ethical dilemmas. Need new smartphones for your business? One manufacturer currently has factory workers rioting and has been accused...

Freelancers deserve a break too

When I thought about taking a proper break for the first time in nearly two years of freelancing, I hit a lot of questions: Will I lose work by taking a holiday? What if I get offered something great and I miss it because I’m on holiday? Should I keep up my...

Who are you and what do you do?

Business people of Great Britain – speak up! In the last couple of months, I’ve been to a range of conferences and events where audience members were encouraged to participate and ask questions of the panel. At the beginning of the sessions, everyone gets...

Changing the world five people at a time

Recently, I interviewed a fellow ethical business owner, Danni Craker of Craker Business Solutions. Danni strives to run a sustainable business and we discussed how she does it and what her green aims are for her business. If you’re interested in sustainable...

Giving love without all the plastic hearts

Love it or hate it, most of us can’t get away from Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re the person waiting at the store at 8pm, getting that last bunch of sad flowers or the one who goes all out with rose petals on the bed, February 14th is pretty much...