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During too many conversations recently the topic of conversation has focused on recruitment and just how difficult it is to find good people. It hasn’t mattered about the industry or the level of the position that has been available – the problem has fallen upon two main concerns; attitude and ambition. I’m almost ashamed to… read more.

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I’m guessing I’m not the only one who has been confused about the weather as of late. One minute it’s glorious sunshine and boiling hot, the next it’s torrential rain, thunder and lightning. Oh the good, old British weather! How we do love you. Whilst part of me is basking in the fact that I… read more.

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So, it’s that time of year again when exasperated (and downright exhausted) parents wave their little darlings back off to school for another year. If your existence is a predominantly child-free one, you may expect to pass through this period relatively unaware of this significant development in little Charlie’s (your second best friend from primary… read more.

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If you have read my previous blog post on bedtime stories you will know that I am a huge advocate of reading for fun. I love a good book that can help you open your mind and let your imagination run wild. There have been many occasions, especially on a lazy Sunday afternoon, where I have… read more.

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I’m somewhat ashamed to say that following the London Olympics in 2012 I was relieved to turn my TV back to my normal viewing and didn’t give a second thought to the Paralympics. It wasn’t that I didn’t care as such, or that I didn’t think the talents of these athletes needed support, it was… read more.

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I hadn’t realised just how used we all are to sharing our thoughts about certain TV programmes and documentaries with absolute strangers until we started to talk about it in the office recently. I’ve never really considered how my consumption of media has changed as a result of social media, but after taking a step… read more.