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By Kirsty Simpson - Partner, Patent Attorney at Venner Shipley

There has been much discussion in the press in recent months of a patent waiver in respect of COVID-19 vaccines. But what does this actually mean, and could it ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for everyone?

29-11-2021
Nine motivators

By Sarah Stones at Plain Sailing Motivation

Recruiting someone with the right skills and knowledge for the role is one thing - recruiting someone with the right skills and knowledge who is also motivated in the right way to support your business and who will be a great fit with your team is something else.

22-11-2021
orange fungi

By Niles Beadman, Associate and Patent Attorney, Mewburn Ellis LLP

Microbial repurposing of waste makes for a compelling stepping stone on our journey to a more circular economy.

09-11-2021
Purpose written in cpaital letters on a brown background

By Diane Gorsky, MBA

Named “one of the defining business issues of the next decade,” purpose is more than a feel-good initiative. Purpose is a critical input for long-term planning and a source of competitive advantage.

01-11-2021
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By Alasdair McWilliams, Digital Media Officer at the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP)

How the GCP Communications team actively encourages public and stakeholder engagement by letting people choose how they want to be informed.

18-10-2021
potted plants and tablet with stethoscope, pen and notepad, _ website health check

By Granite 5

In the same way that our cars, boilers or fire alarms require regular servicing, it’s critical that the health of a website is regularly checked to ensure optimum performance, effectiveness and reliability.

11-10-2021
An old and wrinkly dog

By Simon Hall

Our inbuilt bias can get in the way of achieving our aims when wielding words, but there is a smart trick to make sure we create just the right impression...

26-09-2021
Effective communication graphic

By Cambridge Network

Communication plays a fundamental role in all aspects of business. As so much of our communication is now virtual, it's more important than ever to get it right. ...

20-09-2021
Woman looking at  mobile phone and calendar on her computer screen

By the HR Dept

Scotland will be trialling a four-day work week. An extra day off has benefits for employees, but how might this impact employers?

13-09-2021
Petri dish and Dr Sam Bakri, Executive Chairman and CEO of biotech start-up, SolasCure

By Dr Sam Bakri, Executive Chairman and CEO of biotech start-up, SolasCure

After more than 20 years in the life sciences industry, Dr Sam Bakri shares his journey as doctor-turned-entrepreneur of treating chronic wounds and mission to meet the unmet need.

06-09-2021
car sitting in front of computer screen

By Point Taken Training

A guide to presenting online via popular video conferencing apps.

30-08-2021
Data quality Venn diagram

By Christian Scott of Granite 5

Improving data quality often has a positive impact on your organisation's processes, security and efficiency.

23-08-2021
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By eg technology

In recent years, there has been increasing acceptance that ‘bug-free software’ is and has always been a myth.

16-08-2021
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By Cambridge Network

Anyone working as a personal assistant (PA) or executive assistant (EA) will understand just how important their key support role is to the success of an organisation.

09-08-2021
Cyclist_Mill Road Cambridge

By Steve Linford, co-founder of Indie Cambridge

If we were all a little bit ‘more indie’, things would be better for Cambridge...

02-08-2021
A printed page with the title' Wealth management' visible under a pair of spectacles

By Reeves Financial

All businesses are obliged to auto-enrol their employees in a pension scheme and to contribute to that scheme. But there are different pension options, for businesses with staff and for those running their own business on a self-employed basis, which can make navigating pensions difficult.

26-07-2021
Chris Dunn Consulting in action

By Chris Dunn of Chris Dunn Consulting

Everyone’s a consultant these days, or so it seems...

16-07-2021
These officers, led by Pc Patrick Hopper, were quite innovative and came up with a uniform procurement idea that saved the organisation £9k this year and £18k next year.

Cambridge Network CEO John Gourd talks to Detective Inspector Tom Rowe of Cambridgeshire Constabulary

What is innovative policing? And how can the Cambridge business community support and sustain it?

09-07-2021
Statue of Isaac Newton

By Simon Hall

Great science on its own just isn't enough... history tells us you've got to have a story to tell to really make a mark.

04-07-2021
Co-occurring conditions graphic

By Kelly Drewery at Talent Glue Business Psychology and Nathan Whitbread, The Neurodivergent Coach

Change can disrupt the coping strategies that enable a neurodivergent worker to do the things that many of us take for granted. These strategies are typically built up over a period of time and are very specific to their...

22-06-2021

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