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January 2018

NEWS: Pimlico CEO announces intention to stand as independent London Mayor Candidate

By | 2018-01-16T09:26:06+00:00 January 16th, 2018|News|

Charlie Mullins OBE, founder and CEO of Pimlico Plumbers, has announced his intention to stand as an independent candidate in the 2020 Mayor of London elections. Charlie said: “We are now experiencing a backlash against our great capital and its inhabitants, the first example being what happened in June 2016, and somebody has to [...]

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FEATURE: Work For Good

By | 2018-01-15T16:41:33+00:00 January 15th, 2018|News|

Many businesses want to give to good causes, but it’s not always easy. As everyday pressures take over, good intentions fall by the wayside.   But what if your businesses could give to charity just by doing what you already do, in a way that benefits your business as well as the cause? That’s the [...]

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USEFUL ARTICLES: How to Handle Sick Days

By | 2018-01-15T11:31:39+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Useful articles - business|

Unfortunately sick days are an unavoidable part of running a business. Having absent employees can feel like productivity and performance stall. Whilst sick leave can cause some days of reduced outputs and overall efficiency, it is actually better for businesses in the long run to encourage staff to take the time off for their [...]

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USEFUL ARTICLES: Why Social Media Should be Your Business’ Top Priority in 2018

By | 2018-01-15T11:30:45+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Useful articles - business|

• Only 57.6% of small businesses use social media • A mere 42% of British businesses had a blog last year • 3 in 10 users find supporting their favourite brands on social media important. • Only 49.5% of small businesses link to their social media pages on their website. With an estimated new [...]

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NEWS: GIFT REBELLION LAUNCHES IN THE UK WITH BOUQUETS GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT

By | 2018-01-12T14:58:11+00:00 January 12th, 2018|News|

The team behind Australia’s largest network of gift delivery stores, Edible Blooms, are set to shake up the gifting game with the launch of their new brand, Gift Rebellion. Inspiring people to gift differently, Gift Rebellion is bringing the WOW to gift giving and making the ordinary extraordinary with a quirky and unique range [...]

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NEWS: Everards of Leicestershire celebrate Clock Tower 150th Anniversary

By | 2018-01-12T11:13:21+00:00 January 12th, 2018|News|

Everards of Leicestershire recently celebrated the birthday of another local fixture- the Haymarket Memorial Clock Tower, which is nearly 20 years its junior. The tower is the namesake of Everards own ale, Clock Tower, which was made as a way of celebrating 150 years of the local landmark standing proud in the famous city. [...]

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NEWS: DANCING ON ICE SHINES WITH ROTOLIGHT ANOVA PRO 2

By | 2018-01-12T11:12:55+00:00 January 11th, 2018|News|

As the tenth series of Dancing on Ice makes its way back to our screens, Rotolight, the award-winning British LED lighting manufacturer, has announced it has supplied its Anova PRO 2 location and studio lights to help create a dramatic new look for the production. The lights, 30 in total, were provided in five custom-designed rigs for the [...]

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BLOG: Awesome Achievements & Accolades

By | 2018-01-11T09:49:33+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Anita's Blog|

Only a week into 2018, and with 12 family business leaders listed in Her Majesty’s New Year Honours, it looks like the year is already off to a great start for our community! The Queen’s Honours give national and global recognition to extraordinary people- and with two CBEs and ten OBEs (as well as [...]

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December 2017

Juno Calypso: Artist Study

By | 2018-01-10T10:52:00+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Lily's Blog|

I first became aware of Juno Calypso's work when she came to my university to do a talk. She was very personably approachable and it allowed for myself and my peers to feel comfortable to ask questions about her work. She commented on how she initially struggled with her feedback and grades she was getting [...]

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Don McCullin: Artist Study

By | 2018-01-10T10:52:00+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Lily's Blog|

Don McCullin was a war photographer who focused on conflicts in England, India and Vietnam. His work is empowering and harrowing. Empowering because of the state that he worked in and how the environment and what he was photographing had become familiar to him and didn’t affect him in the state of the people but [...]

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