Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Recently, a training course on KPIs was run for FCG consultants especially in the dairying area.  KPIs are not only useful to us as consultants but also to you the farmer, or any business for that matter. What key five physical or financial measurements in your business would you measure to give you the best […]

Right to Work in UK?

It’s a legal requirement to check and record that prospective employees have a right to work in the UK.  Failure to do so can result in fines for you of up to £20,000 per illegal employee.  Up till recently Employers had to check paper documentation from the employee, such as a passport or relevant visas. […]

Clear Vision & Strategy

The most profitable businesses have clear goals and a strategic plan to implement their vision of where and how they wish to grow their business.  This was one of the first and most important business lessons I learned in NZ.  I always thought this and have highlighted it in previous articles.  Some we saw were […]

What Are Your Cows Telling You? – Andrew Jones

Just like you and I, cows display sidedness behaviour.  You might have noticed by the way a cow prefers to lie on a particular side, or more stand for milking on one side of a herringbone parlour no matter what you try!  Scientifically this is referred to as laterality. For a cow the right-hand side […]