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Five reasons you might need a writer (even if you could do it yourself)

Posted on 30 October 2019

ICG member Tanya Squires gives us some clear reasons why we should be outsourcing this very important role. My clients are great writers. As independent researchers, they have to be great communicators...

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Hong Kong Rebellion: A Unique Expression of Change?

Posted on 30 October 2019

ICG member Felicia Schwartz talks at a Cultural Insight Forum. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJgck1TbKdE Key points from the talk are: How the Hong Kong protests are not just about politics but about identityThe...

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Brexit Preparations

Posted on 10 September 2019

With all the uncertainty about Brexit, it is important to keep up to date with the implications of a deal, or no deal, for your business. Whilst it is impossible...

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Review of Emphasis’ High-Impact Business Writing Training Course

Posted on 1 August 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...