Quebec Summit

This website is a recollection of the Quebec Summit of the Americas from back in 2001 and the outcome of that summit.

This is just a brief snapshot of the industry, economic, and other factors discussed.

Keith Scholey Passes

keith scholeyIt is with sadness that we have to report the passing suddenly of a member of the team, namely:

Keith Scholey

Keith was a valued colleague, friend, associate, husband, and father and our condolences go out to his family and everyone who knew him.

RIP Keith.

Why Pay Matters

Why does pay matter?With the push around the world for minimum wages and living wages to be made the standard by employers, we have to go back and ask a more fundamental question, which is why does pay matter?

After all businesses need to be competitive and profitable, and won’t a push for higher wages in the developed world simply encourage companies to move overseas to find cheaper labour?

It might be true in some circumstances, but the reality is that particularly for local service economies this isn’t achievable or realistic, and the people in these jobs, who currently in many cases rely on tips to survive would benefit tremendously from a standardised minimum living wage.

To this end there is no denying that:

Paymatters !

And until something is done to right these fiscal iniquities then there is going to be a large group of people who struggle to survive from month to month, indeed this situation has only been getting worse over the last few decades. [Read more...]

Electric Adjustable Beds

electric adjustable beds help give you a great nights sleepAccording to health experts from Canada we spend more than a third of our lives asleep, so if you can’t manage to nod off then how much of our lives do we spend tossing and turning?

It could end up being a large proportion of your life, and just because you can’t get comfortable when you go to bed!

Because of this can you imagine the benefits of a bed that allows you to get off to sleep easily, and more importantly that helps you to get a solid night’s sleep when you do finally fall asleep?

You probably need to be looking at:

Electric adjustable beds

Even if a bed cost you £10,000 would it be worth it if you ended up managing to spend that third of your life in blissful rest, re-energised and ready to go when you woke up? [Read more...]