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By Management Learning & Coaching Ltd (ML&C)

ML&C interviews people management expert Judith Elliott about the value of volunteering.

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By Simon Hall

Choosing the right words can make the difference between success and failure if you're looking for a job, to appoint a member of staff, trying to persuade and inspire, and so many other things.

To ensure time and temperature-sensitive shipments are transported both safely and effectively during times of limited operational capacity, often companies need to design and implement creative routings within the space of hours, if not minutes.

By Mark Holden, European Development Manager at Biocair

We continue to feel the impact of COVID-19, on a personal, organisational and national level.

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By Jiao Li, co-founder of

At the start of the year, many of us had never heard of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). But, over the past few months, PPE has fast become a buzz word - especially now, with the easing of lockdown, as many employers and employees start to think about...

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By Sam Eaton of MindAbility Consultancy

How many people reading this are fearing for the future? Worrying about the unknown? Is your job safe, or worse still, is your company able to survive the global pandemic? If this is you, I completely get it.


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.

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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?


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 courageous...

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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.


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.

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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.

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By Ting Zhang, Founder and CEO of

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’. 

National Volunteers' Week

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?

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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!

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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.

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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 competing...

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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 classic ‘give...


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.

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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...


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.