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Lloyd’s and its royal connections

Lloyd’s and its royal connections 1920 1280 Jack Sandbach

The recent Platinum Jubilee celebrations started me thinking about the connections between our Queen and other members of the royal family with another source of power, prestige, and stability in…

Damian Beeley reflects… An ode to change

Damian Beeley reflects… An ode to change 1920 1280 Damian Beeley

EC3 is not what it was And that is largely because Covid-19 Felt but not seen Wreaked havoc. Leadenhall Market held tight Joining us all in the fight But at…

Working with anxiety

Working with anxiety 1920 1280 Jack Sandbach

In the office, many of my colleagues have noticed several strange affectations of mine. I struggle with eye contact, frequently apologise, and perhaps most curiously, often cover my face with…

Calorie counting at what cost?

Calorie counting at what cost? 1920 1280 Megan Jay

One of the most recent regulations the Government has introduced is ‘The Calorie Labelling (Out of Home Sector) (England) Regulations 2021.’ To you and me, that means putting calorie information…

Face the Music – is ‘face reinsurance’ the next big thing?

Face the Music – is ‘face reinsurance’ the next big thing? 1920 1280 Jack Sandbach

The slap was heard around the world, on 28 March 2022, as comedian Chris Rock was struck across the face by actor Will Smith during the Oscars awards ceremony after…

The Zelenskyy effect

The Zelenskyy effect 1920 1280 Caroline Klein

Until six months ago – quite probably until six weeks ago – it seems fair to say that very few people in the UK knew much about Ukraine. Those with…

An old ‘friend’ poses tough questions for the green lobby

An old ‘friend’ poses tough questions for the green lobby 1920 1280 Ben Abbotts

This weekend, Hugh Grant told Nigel Farage to ‘go **** yourself’. You may indeed be able to think of 100 reasons for this barb, but it was actually the actor’s…

Things to read for those who don’t like reading

Things to read for those who don’t like reading 1920 1280 Olivia Thomson

Today is World Book Day, a day dedicated to the love of books and shared reading. Its mission is to promote reading for pleasure, offering every child and young person…

Two wheels good…

Two wheels good… 1920 1280 Caroline Klein

How are you commuting to the office these days – if you are?  When lockdown and other Covid19 restrictions eased last year and we started creeping back to the office,…

Why is branding so important for start-ups?

Why is branding so important for start-ups? 1920 1280 Gavin Warren

One of the biggest challenges for start-ups is to overcome a mindset which perceives that they don’t need to spend time and money on branding at the outset. Many new…