Interesting article on The Entrepreneur website about achieving lasting success - something we know about after 25 years in business.
The piece is called Ten Ways Entrepreneurs Think Differently - and hammers home the importance of positive thinking and innovation.
Pointers include seeing challenges as opportunities and rivals as research subjects to gain valuable information rather than as threats. It also stresses the importance of hard work and discipline.

We're in the News!

Coverage of our exciting 25th anniversary party at the Spinnaker Tower - and our acquisition of Veness Chartered Surveyors - has made the Portsmouth News.

The paper carries details about our fantastic '25 years at the top' celebration at the landmark as well as more about the merger with Veness.

It's the icing on the cake after such a superb event. Many thanks to all at the News for carrying the story!

We are delighted to be making our second acquisition of the year by joining forces with Veness Chartered Surveyors.

Our directors announced the major deal at our super 25th anniversary party at the top of the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth.

Nearly 200 guests attended our silver celebration at the iconic landmark, including staff, their families, friends, suppliers, clients, business associates and the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Steven Wylie.

The merger was the icing on the cake at the end of a fantastic evening.

Tonight's the big night - our silver anniversary celebration at the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth.
We've invited 200 guests to the special gala event to mark our 25 years in business - and also to say thanks to past and present staff, family, friends, clients, suppliers, contacts and associates in the business community for all of their support over the years.
It promises to be a great night - at one of the iconic venues on the South Coast.
There will be entertainment as well as a raffle for our dedicated charity for the evening, Help for Heroes.

There's just three days to go until our very special 25th anniversary gala dinner at the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth.
We've invited 200 guests to share in our silver anniversary celebration on Friday, including work colleagues, valued clients, members of the city and region's business community, VIPs, friends and family.
It promises to be a brilliant night at one of the South's iconic landmarks and is our way of saying thank you to everyone for all of their support over the past quarter of a century.

A story about our 25th anniversary gala dinner has made it into the Portsmouth News!

The paper has carried a report about our special event at the iconic Spinnaker Tower on September 5 to celebrate 25 years of success.

You can read the story online at - thanks very much to all at the News.

Unemployment is down and growth forecasts are up - according to new figures out today.
The encouraging updates were revealed from the Office for National Statistics (visit and the Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney (visit
Unemployment fell again to 6.4% - a near six year low - in the three months to the end of June, the ONS said.

We're celebrating our silver anniversary at the top - with 200 guests 560 feet up in the air.
They are invited to a gala dinner at the iconic Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth on Friday, September 5.
The 25th anniversary extravaganza at the top of the landmark will also include fundraising for Help for Heroes.
More than 200 staff, family, former colleagues, clients and members of the city and region's business community have been invited to the event to mark the quarter century of success.

A new survey has given more evidence of growth in the housing market as the economy improves.
The Markit UK Construction PMI report showed that housebuilding increased at its fastest rate in nearly 11 years in July.
It said that the increase - the steepest since November 2003 - was due to strong demand for new projects.
At McAndrew Martin, we've also noticed the increase in construction projects and demand for our services.
We also recently launched our Land and New Homes department to drive forward developments across the south.

What's your big idea?
There's a great new infographic out from The Entrepreneur website charting inspirational 'aha' moments of the great inventors and business people.
It includes famous names such as the late Apple legend Steve Jobs as well as the inventors of the bra, instant noodles and the telegraph.
Here at McAndrew Martin, our expert, friendly and experienced staff are full of great ideas to provide even better service and support for all of our clients.


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