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Review of Emphasis’ High-Impact Business Writing Training Course

Posted on 23 July 2019

Group of Business People Planning for a New Project. Emphasis (www.writing-skills.com) Attending this one-day course on High-impact business writing was a wonderful opportunity to take a step back and think...

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Lidl UK

Posted on 5 July 2019

Can I start by saying (again) what a wonderful professional community this is; ever so supportive. And such a wealth of insights, recommendations and thoughts! Thank you everyone who provided background for...

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ICO compulsory registration

Posted on 7 June 2019

From 25 May 2018, the Data Protection (Charges and Information) Regulations 2018 requires every organisation or sole trader who processes personal information to pay a data protection fee to the...

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Book Review – Factfulness

Posted on 9 May 2019

When asked simple questions about global trends—what percentage of the world’s population live in poverty; why the world’s population is increasing; how many girls finish school—we systematically get the answers...

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Why EdTech should be taken seriously

Posted on 9 May 2019

The education technology (EdTech) sector: why economic development agencies should take it seriously. "Technology will never replace great teachers, but technology in the hands of great teachers is transformational." George...

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UK Public burdened by Brexit angst

Posted on 3 May 2019

UK public burdened by Brexit angst needing reconciliation. The latest GfK Brexit data commissioned by JGFR shows the UK public terribly conflicted by Brexit angst. As Brexit Day approached and...

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White Rabbit

Posted on 1 April 2019

When ICG member Kathryn Coles of White Rabbit Research — motto: descensus in cuniculi cavum (Google it!) — named her business, she perhaps should have expected some slightly offbeat enquiries. ...

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Data Protection Network GDPR Guidance

Posted on 1 April 2019

In April 2018 the Data Protection Network published a guide to the use of legitimate interest aimed at commerncial, not for profit organisatoins and for indivduals. We have uploaded the...

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ONS Basket of Consumer Goods

Posted on 12 March 2019

It’s that time of year when the ONS updates its famous ‘Basket of Goods and Services’ - a key indicator of changing consumer purchasing behaviour. This year, smart speakers, electric...

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Review of consumer confidence as we approach Brexit

Posted on 12 March 2019

JGFR Winter 2019 Review - The Year of the Pig  With so much coverage of the ongoing economic and political uncertainty, the public are being fed an increasing range of...

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Making Tax Digital – HMRC support

Posted on 19 February 2019

From A‌pr‌il 2‌01‌9 VAT-registered businesses with a taxable turnover above the VAT registration threshold will be required to keep digital VAT business records and send returns using Making Tax Digital...