All together now: ‘Skippy, Skippy, Skippy the (home-schooled) bush kangaroo …’

All together now: ‘Skippy, Skippy, Skippy the (home-schooled) bush kangaroo …’

5th August 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

Is working from home possible, or do we need to get back to the office? Westside BID general manager Mike Olley balances the argument be...Read more

Once upon a time, there was no magic money tree – but now there’s a whole forest

Once upon a time, there was no magic money tree – but now there’s a whole forest

27th July 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

As the UK government continues to spend billions and billions funding the lockdown, Westside BID general manager Mike Olley explains his...Read more

BLOG: From face masks to lowering toilet seats when flushing – where’s the evidence?

BLOG: From face masks to lowering toilet seats when flushing – where’s the evidence?

21st July 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

As the rule about wearing face masks in shops comes into force this week, Westside BID general manager Mike Olley remains sceptical over...Read more

Posh boys of government aren’t all bad, but arts rescue plan seems a bit self-indulgent

Posh boys of government aren’t all bad, but arts rescue plan seems a bit self-indulgent

13th July 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

As the government promises a big spend on theatres, art galleries and museums, Westside BID general manager Mike Olley laments the lack ...Read more

Look left, look right, look left again: COVID-19 means we must think safety first

Look left, look right, look left again: COVID-19 means we must think safety first

7th July 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

As we all start emerging from lockdown, Westside BID’s general manager MIKE OLLEY explains why we should all be following social distanc...Read more

BLOG: Let’s be honest – someone’s got to pay for the government’s huge spends during COVID-19

BLOG: Let’s be honest – someone’s got to pay for the government’s huge spends during COVID-19

29th June 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

As the UK reveals its borrowing more than it earns, Westside BID’s general manager MIKE OLLEY asks if it’s time to be more honest about ...Read more

BLOG: Beware of the data you’re sharing in the new cashless society we’re entering

BLOG: Beware of the data you’re sharing in the new cashless society we’re entering

22nd June 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

As we begin to emerge from the lockdown, everyone’s talking about an end to cash and the oncome of IT and apps to pay for your goods and...Read more

BLOG: How working from home could accelerate youthful and residential city centres

BLOG: How working from home could accelerate youthful and residential city centres

16th June 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

The push towards working from home during the pandemic could end up helping to make Birmingham city centre a more residential, younger a...Read more

BLOG: Normality after COVID-19 equals the opening of nightclubs

BLOG: Normality after COVID-19 equals the opening of nightclubs

5th June 2020 - Olley's Oracles / by WestsideTeam

Real normality after COVID-19 will only come with the opening of nightclubs, according to Mike Olley, general manager of Westside BID. ...Read more

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