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  • Excellence in Communication – Lessons from the Courtroom that apply in the real world

    Date: Thursday 10th September 2020

    Time: 12:00 pm

    Former barrister turned coach/facilitator, Catherine Brown of Skilful Conversation has worked with many accomplished people being held back by their […]

  • A Knowledge Exchange with the Higher Education sector

    Date: Friday 21st August 2020

    Time: 9:00 am

    The Knowledge Exchange is a discussion series aimed to give you access to leading figures in different sectors each week. […]

  • Top tips for building an award winning team

    Date: Tuesday 29th September 2020

    Time: 10:00 am

    The impact that COVID-19 is having on teams is becoming increasingly evident. Working from home and the feelings of isolation […]

  • Now more than ever, we need to get remote leadership right!

    COVID-19 has swept through our professional and personal lives like a tornado, disrupting normality and seemingly leaving nothing as it […]
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  • Registering and managing trade marks in a post-COVID-19 world and beyond

    Trade marks can be an incredibly important commercial asset. For start-ups in particular, whose value is often based on brand […]
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  • Cyber Security Hygiene During COVID-19: A Dos and Dont’s Guide to Share With Your Employees

    It is an unfortunate fact that cyber threat actors will seize on adverse situations to achieve their goals. All security […]
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  • The role of culture in cities and place making

    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?

    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

    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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