Off the Shelf literacy...

Celebrating books, words and ideas What a treat to listen to Rachel Genn and Tara Tobler discussing Genn’s What You Could Have Won this evening, part of this year’s Off the Shelf line-up – and in the comfort of my own armchair, thanks to the technology of the virtual event world. Representing Genn’s vehicle for […]

Cyber Insurance Guidance

The National Centre for Cyber Security (NCSC) has recently published guidance for organisations of any sector or size considering cyber insurance. Cyber crime is a global issue, and a growing concern. Cyber insurance can help protect your business following a cyber incident, minimising disruption, and providing financial protection and support for legal and regulatory actions […]

Should companies apologise for...

Many business in many sectors have struggled hugely during the Covid crisis. It’s been challenging to say the least, and the economic impact ahead is likely to be felt for the foreseeable.    Chancellor Rishi and the cabinet are, in his words, ‘grappling’ with something unprecedented.   So does that mean that all business should […]

Internal communication has never...

Read our latest blog written by our Senior Communications Executive Gina Francey. In any usual year, August stands out as a bit of a strange month, or ‘silly season’ as the media coin it, with parliament in recess and many people off on their family holidays ahead of children returning to school.   But with that […]

A levels

Read our latest blog by our Managing Director Caroline Woffenden. Over 3,000 students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland received their A level results this morning, in the most challenging of years. The controversy over how pupils have been graded this year is well documented, but regardless of the political and moral viewpoint on the […]

The importance of paying...

I read with interest recently an article which centred around what was termed ‘clicks for quids’. In other words, the use of advertising to create revenue for online news sites. According to James Mitchinson, the highly respected editor of The Yorkshire Post, the media industry has been ‘too reticent’ to ask people to pay for […]

#LetTheMusicPlay

Read our latest blog by our Senior Communications Executive Gina Francey. If you’d asked me at the start of the year what I’d be spending my summer months doing, I can assure you it wouldn’t have been planning my first trip to the pub in three months or heading to the driving range… (Yes, I […]

Networking 101: Everything you...

Read our latest blog by our Communications Assistant Sadie Cole. In all honesty, networking in a professional setting is not something that I have found to be particularly easy. Being relatively new to my field, I often found myself rehearsing the belief that I had nothing of significance to contribute to a conversation. Because of […]

Welcoming back the businesses...

Read our latest blog written by our Senior Communications Executive, Gina Francey.  This week, Boris Johnson made the long awaited announcement that most of us have been waiting for. As of 4th of July, pubs, restaurants, hotels, bed and breakfasts, holiday homes, campsites, caravan parks, theatres, museums, galleries, hairdressers and barbers will be reopening. That means […]

Meet the five-year old...

Five-year-old Penny Gladman, from Boston Spa, Leeds, is no ordinary little girl. Having learnt to ride a bike only a few weeks ago she decided to use her new-found pedal power to support others, pledging to cycle 100 miles with the aim of raising a pound per mile for charity. Throughout May, Penny worked hard […]