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The working week is killing us

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For many, working at home in a toxic culture is the new norm. Sadly, many employers have made a real [more]

The end of the “free” internet. For some.

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But that, we don’t mean the freedom that the internet offers, but the provision of free services is coming to [more]

Lockdown stuff we want to keep

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Lockdown forced a new world on us. Some good and some bad, so lets take a closer look. The price [more]

Environmental Policy (2021)

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Carbon neutral for a decade Since the turn of the century, we have been acutely aware of the impact our [more]

2020: The year the world invents time travel

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The rise and fall of the pandemic, the creation of a new paradigm and how society jumped forward 15 years [more]

Lockdown has been good for us, on balance

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COVID has made for a challenging year, but a lot of good has come out of it. Forcing many of [more]

New normal: A time of distance

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As the first wave of the pandemic subsides we now see a new normal starting to be forged. Last year [more]

We’ve all gone digital. Will we ever go back?

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The new normal may not be virtual, but it’s certainly a lot less corporeal. The world has been rocked off [more]

Lockdown Day 50: Time to wake up?

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Just about seven weeks since the country went into lockdown, and three months after the first reported deaths in the [more]

The light looks different

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As the COVID-19 outbreak v1.0 passes the peak, the light at the end of the tunnel is now clearly visible. [more]

PPC Advertising vs Trench Warfare

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As the CV19 outbreak really starts to take hold we’re seeing some clients scrap their digital advertising plans. I think [more]

AI Policy & Ethics

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We understand and actively embrace the opportunities that AI can offer in terms of labour-saving, insight, data-processing, economic growth, nature [more]

The cubicle is making a come back, and it’s cosier than ever

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Most people in recent history have spent their working lives in small, closed-off spaces. And it was these small, closed [more]

Motivation 3.0

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Until the industrial revolution, humans were preoccupied mostly with survival as they fought for space, food, against illness and died [more]

No one bothered to read the terms & conditions

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On the internet, everything we do is stored, indexed, mined, and crunched: Our likes, our fears, our friends, the places [more]

Business is not just the balance sheet and shareholder value

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Corporate responsibility has become a thing. In fact, it was always a thing but just maybe unpopular with business thinking [more]

Can objective truth survive in a post-fact world?

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Next year, Chatham House in St James’s Square turns 100 years old, the Royal Institute setup after the Great War [more]

The return of the “slacker”

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Life sure seems hard. A full-on race to craft the perfect Insta existence, every hour spent chasing engagement (whatever that [more]

The Forgotten Art of Non-Doing

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The concept of wú wéi, often translated as “non-doing”, is one of the more recent and trickier to grasp ideas that’s been [more]

Why more information is not always better

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Managing information used to be a problem reserved for newspapers and librarians. But with the dawn of the information age, [more]