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The City of Manchester Business Awards 2015- Report

27 Mar 2015

The 5th annual City of Manchester Business Awards took place at a blockbuster ceremony inside Manchester Cathedral. Downtown in Business’s gala dinner was held to celebrate the best of Manchester Business and they did not disappoint, putting on an awesome show for 100’s of the attending. Frank McKenna, CEO & Founder of Downtown kicked off […]

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3 Ways to Escape A Slump

26 Mar 2015

Whether it’s work, relationships or just general life; ‘slumps’ can hit us at any time. During these times, it’s often hard to find reasons to be hopeful or cheerful. Sound familiar? In business you might have lost a key employee or account; separating professional from personal seems like a massive ask and it seems you […]

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The Supper Club: Write-Up

25 Mar 2015

I was fortunate to attend a Speaker Boutique seminar last week in London hosted by the Supper Club and sponsored by Barclays and Mischon De Reya.  The Supper Club is a network of Entrepreneurs & Business Owners and they regularly host round table dinners, events and workshops where ideas and experiences are shared amongst a […]

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The Manchester Cycling Network

19 Mar 2015

Cycling over the years has taken up a large part of my life and I see it as an essential part of my job and commute. Despite my experiences, I’ve often heard it is difficult for new or unfamiliar cyclists to break into the Manchester scene. There are some particularly dangerous areas leading into the […]

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BIMA Breakfast Briefing- Report

19 Mar 2015

I was privileged enough to recently attend one of BIMAs, ‘Breakfast Briefings’ and was heavily impressed with the quality of speakers on show, here’s a snapshot of the key takeaways – Each speaker opened with a quick 5-minute talk followed by a Q&A. Talking points included youth engagement, sourcing talent, embracing apprenticeships, nurturing that talent […]

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What’s next for JavaScript?

17 Mar 2015

I’m no stranger to JavaScript as it comes up in my line of work on a daily basis. The core fundamentals of it are that it’s a computer programming code designed for web browsers. It’s an essential pre-requisite for candidates on a number of roles I run. It’s hard to believe, but Javascript is nearly […]

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The Journey or the End Result?

12 Mar 2015

As a keen amateur triathlete and wannabe GB age group representative, I am amazed to read about amateur athletes risking their lives to win amateur races by taking EPO, a drug which enhances the production of red blood cells therefore improves performance in endurance events. However, not without a price, increasing the long term risk […]

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Is London calling?

10 Mar 2015

The call of London is often irresistible to many, for reasons such as being a capital city, higher salaries and for those in digital, the epicenter of the British digital scene. That being said, thousands still ply their trade in ‘the North’ or Birmingham. The salary ‘conundrum’ has become more saturated in recent times due […]

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How to communicate better with your team

6 Mar 2015

1. Find out what motivates employees and incentivise them appropriately. Whether it’s bonuses, the freedom to work from home or free lunches, take the time to learn what really drives each employee on your team. What gets them excited? What will make them motivated? What will make the work environment better for them? Keep asking […]

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Should recruitment be more like Tinder?

6 Mar 2015

Comparing any form of ‘business’ with the mobile matchmaking application, Tinder, might seem odd, but the core functionalities of the app are very relevant across the board. On Tinder you get matched with ‘potential’ dates based on a like for like system; you post your picture, age and name, and are shown photos of possible […]

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