Monthly Archives: August 2013

Jazz – a driving force for research and development and sensible business practise

Larry Elliott in the The Guardian,  ecoonomics blog Sunday 3 February 2013 17.35 GM wrote a piece “Rock giants offer a sound model for business, says man from the Bank. From HMV to the economic crash: business and policy makers could learn a lot from the big names of pop”. This was repeated in the The […]

Banging on about a plan for the arts

Will Hutton’s article on the 24th April 2013 Will Hutton wrote an  article in the Observer that argued for a redefinition of the creative economy. Hutton’s broad brush neglects to take into account that the arts predominantly operate in niche markets. The arts also operate with “old technologies” – a band on the road playing live every […]