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The role of culture in cities and place making

When I arrived in Manchester as a student in the 1980s, much as I loved the place, it was a […]
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The mixed fortunes of ESG: Will we see a rebalancing after the crisis?

This was supposed to be the decade to save the planet. At the start of 2020, and with the earth […]
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Why everyone needs a library

In the virtual world of video conference calls, one issue looms (Zooms) large – what do you have in your […]
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I have heard the term Employment Related Security – what does it mean?

The term Employment Related Securities (ERS) means that the shares or securities in question are acquired in connection with an […]
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Choosing the right workspace for digital and tech businesses

Flexibility and shared space is a common desire for a lot of businesses with many opting for coworking, hot desks […]
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Looking to start your first investment fund? Here are some practical tips to help you succeed

If you are considering launching your first alternative investment fund, be it in private equity, debt or real estate, it […]
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Freeformers Digital Workshops: Innovation, Cyber Security, Data and AI

Date: Tuesday 5th February 2019

Time: 9:45 am - 4:00 pm

Freeformers will be delivering four workshops on key themes.  Participants are welcome to attend just 1 or all 4 workshops […]

Politics 101 and an introduction to Public Affairs

Date: Tuesday 29th January 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Do you know what public affairs is? Have you considered how the politics could affect your work and business? Have […]

Masterclass: Leading Effective Meetings

Date: Friday 1st February 2019

Time: 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

Employee engagement feedback consistently show that the management of meetings is seen as one of the key improvements managers can […]