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Guest blog by Lesley Fettes of Network Design

There has been an increase in social media use due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, so now - more than ever - you should be using social media to send out messages about your business to keep your brand profile raised and show your audience it is business as usual.

06-07-2020
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Guest blog by Simon Hall

A surprise discovery inside yourself which can bring in new income, make you feel good, and benefit a lot of people. What's not to like?

05-07-2020

Guest blog by Sam Eaton of MindAbility Consultancy

I’ve been running the ‘Brainstorm in a teacup’ sessions for some time to create lively debate, a virtual roundtable forum where people can share ideas and feel that they are in a safe space through the pandemic. One of the topics we have discussed, has been about what a...

02-07-2020
 Luciana Scrofani Green (left) interprets for Nobel Peace Prize winner Betty Williams

Guest blog by Luciana Scrofani Green of One Stop Language Solutions

During my professional career, I have had, and still have, the privilege of working alongside  -in the literal sense of the term - personalities of international stature from the world of politics, institutions, and entertainment.

30-06-2020

Guest blog by Kelly Drewery, Business Psychologist at Talent Glue

We really are currently in a peculiar social place aren't we?  For the many of us who have been lucky to remain well, we have created a little life bubble for ourselves.

29-06-2020
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This guest blog post is an interview conducted by BioStrata and the ELRIG Committee with Dr Marc Rogers, Chief Scientific Officer at Metrion Biosciences, a UK-based specialist CRO offering ion channel focused drug discovery services.

25-06-2020
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Guest blog by Ting Zhang, Founder and CEO of Crayfish.io

As our economies start to reopen round the world in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is worth companies starting to reimagine their business models to adapt to the ‘new normal’. 

17-06-2020
National Volunteers' Week

Guest blog by Diana Barden, Director of Management Learning & Coaching

Being a volunteer is helping so many people get through lockdown with their mental health intact... and having just celebrated National Volunteers' Week, what is it that moves people to want to give their time to help others?

12-06-2020
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Claire Angus, head of Cambridge Network’s Recruitment Gateway

In an already fast-changing area of many businesses, recruiting in 2020 has been thrown a bit of a curve ball!

10-06-2020
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Guest blog by Luciana Scrofani Green of One Stop Language Solutions

Interpreting and translating complex medical language can be a challenge, but it's also hugely rewarding to work for companies that are active in the global effort against Covid-19 and making a real difference.

22-05-2020
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Guest blog by Claire Vane of Integrated Resources

Many CEOs, COOs, Practice Managers and Directors of Operations are pulling their hair out about what needs to be done and how to do it as we slowly begin to unlock the country. Many are feeling that they’re damned if they do and damned if they don’t. With so many...

22-05-2020
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Guest blog by KISS Account Manager, Olly Cooper

Video games have been around for years, but I feel attitudes and the understanding towards the gaming community has changed dramatically over the last five years. I remember when I was growing up, my mum would always tell me that video games would melt my brain or the...

21-05-2020

Guest blog by the HR Dept

The reopening of schools to more children plays an important role in restarting the economy, but has understandably been the subject of much debate. This week's blog looks at what this might mean for employers who are getting back to business.

20-05-2020
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Claire Ruskin, Executive Director of Cambridge Network, says the staff of many local businesses are continuing to work from home - with a resulting increase in productivity...

20-05-2020

Guest blog by Simon Hall

Coronavirus has thrown many challenges at us.   A tiny, but nonetheless knotty one, for me at least, has been what to wear when hosting a webinar. 

19-05-2020
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Guest blog by Claire Vane of Integrated Resources

The government’s plan to slowly restart the economy raises some big questions - for both employees and employers...

15-05-2020
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Guest blog from Indie Cambridge 

Anne Beamish, Founder of Indie Cambridge, says that many Indie Cambridge members are still very much open for business – in whatever way they are able to - from taking enquiries for the future and putting advice and help online, through to selling through their websites and bringing their wonderful...

14-05-2020

Guest blog by The HR Dept

The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has been extended until October. Employers can help furloughed employees to maintain and develop essential skills during this time with a distance training programme. This month's blog looks at how. 

13-05-2020

Guest blog by Simon Hall

The second part of my photodiaries of the impact of coronavirus in and around Cambridge...

07-05-2020
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John Gourd, Chief Executive Officer at Cambridge Network, talks to John Bridge, CEO of Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce, about the challenges caused by the pandemic and the obstacles we’ll face as the country starts to reopen for business...

07-05-2020

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