Fishing Lake for sale – Northern France

Now for something slightly different from me on behalf of The P2 Set! On behalf of a friend of The P2 Set we are offering for sale a small but well stocked fishing lake in Northern France. This delightful lake is only a 45 minute drive from the Port of Calais. The lake is well stocked and also comes with space for more than adequate parking and a reasonably sized chalet style building that would be ideal as a customer services centre, cafe or both. The lake is not currently run as a business however it could be subject to local consents. This is a confidential sale and a prospectus is available upon request. For more information, please contact my office.

Announcing The Virtual Office Product Line

I am delighted to announce that I am now offering “Virtual Offices” as a product line to small business customers. Virtual Offices are an internet based solution for remoote working and management. Virtual Offices are customisable and fully brandable solutions based on the following open source pieces of software or a combination.

  • WordPress
  • Joomla
  • YetiForce
  • SuiteCRM
  • EGroupware
  • Pydio
  • Owncloud
  • DotProject
  • TikiWiki
  • WebErp

Designed to enhance remote working and colaboration with a mobile device friendly front end, the possibilities we can offer your business are endless. Functions include:

  • Email
  • Discussion Groups
  • Blogs
  • CRM
  • ERP
  • Project Management
  • Timesheets
  • Workflow and approval management
  • Purchase Request management
  • Custom database integration
  • Filesharing
  • Video Conferencing
  • Collaborative workspaces and virtual whiteboards
  • Wikis
  • Product Information
  • Trouble ticket management
  • Whatsapp and Skype Integration

These solutions are fully brandable and  scalable.

Prices start from £150 + £0.99 per user per month.

For a tailored quote, please use the form below to get in touch.

The product page is here.

Please use the form below to arrange a discussion about virtual offices or to arrange a demonstration.

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Advertising Service

I have launched an advertising service in conjunction with The P2 Set Limited. Please click here to find out more information about costs and what can be advertisied, you can see examples of the publications that offer advertising by clicking on the links below.


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A Flashback: GRG

I first wrote this blog about RBS and their GRG function sometime ago on another site. It is reposted here as a flashback. I hope you all enjoy it.

A lot has been written and spoken about a division of Royal Bank of Scotland known as the Global Restructuring Group or GRG for short. There are numerous scary tales about GRG scattered about the internet and we will not precis them here. The scale of the issues has caused concern at a high political level within the UK Government. The long and short of it is that the bank take control of businesses and property where the bank feel they may be over exposed or at risk even if they may not be. They often use this as an excuse allegedly to gain control of “juicy” assets. They then allegedly sell the assets at a lower than market price to an organisation that often has very strong ties to the bank itself in some cases subsidiaries. The assets are eventually sold again netting a most handsome profit. These actions however cause an awful lot of undue stress and anxiety to the business owners and again there are stories of serious health problems caused by these sorts of tactics all over the internet. This situation is not exclusive to The Royal Bank of Scotland, most banks have similar departments and similar modus operandi. The most serious stories from our reading in our opinion surround RBS. So what is the businessman or woman in the street supposed to do when faced these types of operations closing in on a business that they have worked so hard for and devoted so much of their livelihoods to do? The first thing is not to panic if an operation like this starts popping up on the radar. Secondly get as much as you can in order regarding finances and operational matters. Thirdly get yourself a fantastic support network of family, friends, professional advisers and professional friends from clients, partners and suppliers alike in place, you may need them. Then look externally. Look to selling the business discreetly. Look also to other investors. A joint venture could also ring fence assets away from such an approach if structured correctly. The important thing is to keep as calm as possible. It is that this point that the The P2 Set might be able to help you. We have a large database of investors, business buyers and joint venture partners, we also have access to external finance providers if needed. We also a very good source of advice and consultancy. You will find our approach, method and manner calm, supportive, detailed and loyal.