Retiring, March 2020 - sorry, you have missed our final public course.
The Coronavirus situation has lead us to suspend public training - which was on the cards anyway, with no plans to resume
Please ask about private 'maintenance' training for Python, Tcl, Perl, PHP, Lua, etc
Happily continuing private consultancy / programming work
A day looking ahead for Well House Consultants
On Tuesday, Lisa and I attended a series of seminars at the Arc College in Trowbridge, laid on by our bankers (HSBC). There are times that we spend so much time working on the day-by-day business of running courses, booking hotel rooms, paying bills, and the rest that we don't take a step back and look at the bigger picture, nor look to changes in the law (especially tax and employment law), in what's available that might be of use, and common change of practise. So it was on that basis that we took a day that we really couldn't spare ... and spared it.
I won't go into the details of all the talks. Some included ideas which, great through they were, would not be for us. And a number of issues came up, time and again, relating to business premises where, basically, we're now decided, fixed, stable for 10 years. There's a lot happened in the last 2 years on that side, of course, and listening carefully I ended up convinced that most of the setups and advise we have taken have been correct for us, and we're with the right team.
Personally, I stand on BOTH sides of the floor at presentations. And there's an extra bonus from days such as HSBC's. A chance for me to study who others present and say "I can learn from that" or "let that be a warning to me NOT to ..."
Associated topics are indexed as below, or enter http://melksh.am/nnnn for individual articlesZ403 - Organisations 
Melksham - two small townships, or one big one? - (2015-10-22) 
Seed Swap at Well House Manor - (2013-03-10) 
Melksham Community - Annual Report / MCAP - (2013-02-26) 
Melksham - a new dawn - (2012-06-23) 
Some unpublished and historic pictures - Museum of Melksham - (2012-04-28) 
The Bowerhill Villager - a newsletter for Bowerhill, Melksham - (2012-04-22) 
Some advise for guest speakers at meetings - (2012-03-31) 
Melksham Campus - a blog you can read, and a place you can comment - (2012-02-08) 
Melksham has a heart - have your picture taken and support the defibrillator appeal - (2011-11-06) 
A Melksham Timeline - Domesday to present day - (2011-10-17) 
Self Portrait (in words) - (2011-06-04) 
Community consultation - a true open input - (2010-08-04) 
Contact Information for Melksham Oak Community School - (2010-07-13) 
Canal through Melksham - the options and issues - (2010-06-13) 
Consultation in Melksham, on Melkshams future - (2010-01-17) 
Summary of Wiltshire Core Strategy responses - (2010-01-13) 
Dogs Trust, Dog Show, Newbury - (2009-07-06) 
Alumni - revisiting and supporting the old University - (2009-06-13) 
Wiltshire - where everybody matters - (2009-04-13) 
Melksham Climate Friendly Group - (2009-02-05) 
Service Excellence Awards - (2009-01-30) 
The Wiltshire Police - (2009-01-29) 
West Wilts - no longer Wet Wilts - show - (2007-07-28) 
West Wilts Show - (2007-07-26) 
Finalist reception - Wiltshire Business of the Year - (2006-12-13) 
Are you free on 29th October - Charity ball - (2005-10-21) 
Farming yesterday - (2005-05-10) 
Call Centres, selling, and a pause for thought - (2004-09-22)
Some other Articles
Keep in touch with PHP, Perl, Python and old friends tooHigh summer at Well House ManorAn inspirational business talk from one of our prospective MPsWhere am I and how did I get here?A day looking ahead for Well House ConsultantsData cabling (Cat 5e), Melksham, WiltshireWhat country are you in? How we find out on our web siteInterviewing job candidates in MelkshamComparing bus stopsKey new contacts
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