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The VUCA World: How It Impacts Leadership

1 Mar 2019

“We have advanced from canoes to gallets to steamships to space shuttles – but nobody knows where we’re going.”  – Yuval Noah Harari, Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind How can we plan and prepare for the future when facing volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity (VUCA)? We team up with Oakridge, a leading business coaching […]

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The Secrets to Our Best Year Yet

11 Feb 2019

We Are Adam’s CEO Richard Gahagan shares his take on a landmark 2018 and our big vision for the future.   “Diamonds are nothing more than chunks of coal that stuck to their jobs.” So said Malcolm Forbes, entrepreneur and publisher of Forbes magazine. Why am I referencing this quote? Because, ten years in and […]

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Finding Andy Duff’s New Business Partner

8 Feb 2018

After working for Kellogs, Diageo and other various FMCG companies, twelve years ago Andy set up his own promotional marketing agency, Atom. He uses expert insight to help brands promote their products and services through consumer-focused offers and incentives. Butterkist, Muller and Plenty are just a few of the brands Andy and his team have […]

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Keeping Candidates Engaged During The Recruitment Process

17 Dec 2018

Want to boost long-term prospects for your new hires and the business? This guide will help. Learn how to keep your candidates engaged and informed from the moment they secure an interview to their first day at work. Achieve this using our tips and create a more enjoyable and comfortable onboarding experience for top talent. […]

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How to Make Your Agency More Profitable – Part 1

14 May 2018

Making your agency more lucrative doesn’t only mean securing a truckload of new business. Winning work at the right price and finding ways to extract more profit from your current operations can be just as effective. To get the inside track on staying firmly in the black, we talk to agency leaders and specialist marketing […]

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Diversity in Tech

14 Mar 2018

A shortage of highly skilled employees is the number one challenge for UK digital tech businesses. Yet large swathes of the population, like women and disabled people, are seriously underrepresented in these firms. Are technology businesses missing a trick by failing to recruit from the widest pool of applicants? Or is the reality more complex […]

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The Growth of Artificial Intelligence in Marketing

14 Mar 2018

Recreating human intelligence in an artificial way has long been the dream of scientists and film directors alike. Cinematic creations like Bladerunner’s replicants and Star Wars’ C3-PO are the human reproductions that spring to mind when we think about Artificial Intelligence (AI). But the reality is closer to computer-based AI like The Terminator’s Skynet. In […]

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How to Make Your Agency More Profitable – Part 2

21 Dec 2017

Looking to increase profits for your agency business? This article, the second in our two part in depth analysis of agency profitability brings you expert advice from Paul Barnes, Managing Director of My Accountancy Place, a business focused solely on helping agencies grow their businesses. We also bring you expert insight from notable agency leaders, […]

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Staff Turnover: What It’s Costing Your Business

10 Nov 2017

How much do you think it costs your business when an employee leaves? £5,000? £10,000? Actually, it’s a lot more. And that’s just the financial price. There are also a whole host of non-financial implications that can be detrimental to your business. In this article, we set out the full implications associated with staff turnover […]

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The Tools You Need to Improve Recruitment and Retention

21 Sep 2017

When employee turnover is high or you can’t recruit as you’d like, the first and sometimes only solution for many businesses is to increase pay and enhance benefits.   If this sounds familiar, it’s time to reconsider your HR strategy, because increasing your compensation and benefit costs should not be your only option or first […]

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