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  • Launch party for the first Invested Investor Book

    Want a short cut to becoming a successful entrepreneur or angel investor? A new and groundbreaking book distils decades of experience, both good and bad, into an easy to read guide. Founded by Peter and Alan Cowley, The Invested Investor is designed to increase the success rate for entrepreneurs and early investors by detailing the big do’s and don’ts.

    added by Invested Investor 2 min Read
  • Green GB Week sees businesses focus on their carbon footprint

    It’s day two of Green GB Week. Find out what’s been going on and why it presents a good comms opportunity.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Supply chain kills the e-commerce star

    In the last few months, we at Intergroup Partners have been working on innovation in virtual distribution; here is the distillation of the theory that we are putting into practice for our partners.

    added by Intergroup Partners AG 5 min Read
  • Event focuses on corporate wellbeing: mental health in the workplace

    The heavy cost of mental health issues – to individuals, employers and the wider UK economy – cannot be ignored, and there is no quick fix, a Cambridge Network audience was told yesterday (Weds), World Mental Health Day.

    added by Cambridge Network 3 min Read
  • Why Is It Ok for Techies to Dress Down for Work?

    Why Is It Ok for Techies to Dress Down for Work? When I think about techies and work attire, style isn’t always the first thing that springs to mind. That said, there is something quite endearing about wearing comfy clothes to work, and I’m not the only one who seems to think this.

    added by Amazing Prospects 2 min Read
  • Holiday? What holiday? Refocusing on work after a spell in the sun

    Getting back into 'work mode' after a holiday can be tough. Why not invest in a workshop to help your team refocus? KISS Managing Director Sarah Reakes explains.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • How will Nike’s Kaepernick ad impact brand perception?

    Anthea Hughes, KISS's Head of Account Services, considers what the long-term implications of the controversial Colin Kaepernick ad might be for the Nike brand.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Why proofreading is like goalkeeping

    KISS Communications Copywriter Katie Silvester believes that proofreaders don't always get enough credit for the near disasters they prevent – a bit like goalkeepers.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • 11 things I’ve learnt in 11 years of running an agency

    KISS CEO Simon Fryer shares some of the secrets of KISS Communications' success.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Can the humble press release keep up with the digital world?

    KISS Account Director Jane Kroese considers whether the press release is dead in the face of more targeted digital marketing tools

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • KISS sponsors major Cambridge healthcare conference

    KISS is sponsoring a Cambridge-based international health conference hosted by the Innovation Forum and the Milner Therapeutics Institute

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • The age of co-innovation: IFA insights

    IFA Show is broadly considered Europe’s largest Technology show. It is certainly the most consumer-friendly, with low ticket prices designed to encourage public attendance. With 1,814 exhibitors and 161,200 square metres of sold-out show floor, IFA again confirmed its role as the leading showcase for the global technology industry. Our immersion into the show revealed some key trends – some expected, some less so.

    added by Intergroup Partners AG 5 min Read
  • 17 million people think they use their smartphones too much: will measurement be the answer?

    Deloitte research of 4,150 reveals UK smartphone owners’ device usage habits; 39% of respondents believe they use their phone too much. Of these, 83% would like to do something about it – representative of 14 million people in the UK; Of the 42.5m people who own or have access to a smartphone, 7.6m (18%) feel the need to constantly check their device; 32% of phones in the UK are on a SIM-only contract, up from 19% in 2015; 55-75-year-olds are among the fastest-growing adopters of voice-assisted speakers. Thirty-nine percent of smartphone users in the UK - the equivalent of 17 million people - believe they use their smartphone too much, according to the latest research from Deloitte. Generation Z smartphone users (16-24 years-old) are particularly concerned about their usage habits, with 61% (4.3m young people) believing they use their device too much.

    added by Deloitte LLP 4 min Read
  • Intellegens to deliver speaker paper on using AI to design advanced materials at Engineering Materials Live

    Using artificial intelligence (AI) and harnessing the power of deep learning to guide the design of new advanced materials, is the topic of a speaker paper that will be delivered at Engineering Materials Live later this week, by Cambridge-based company Intellegens.

    added by Intellegens Limited 2 min Read
  • Peer learning will benefit new managers

    Are you new to a management role or about to take on management responsibilities? Boost your confidence through collaboration with like-minded people in Cambridge Network's New Managers peer learning group - the newest cohort begins on Wednesday 3rd October.

    added by Cambridge Network 2 min Read
  • James Cotton joins prestigious list of UK’s top business developers

    Onespacemedia’s founder and MD, James Cotton, has been voted one of the UK’s most influential people in business development by the BD100.

    added by Onespacemedia 1 min Read
  • Covnetics Limited becomes a Member of the Xilinx Alliance program

    Covnetics Limited becomes a Member of the Xilinx Alliance program

    added by Covnetics 1 min Read
  • UX strategist to share how to find customers for innovative technologies

    St John’s Innovation Centre is delighted to welcome Dr Anna Mieczakowski as a guest speaker to their Customer Discovery event and a networking lunch taking place at the Centre on 24th September 2018.

    added by St John's Innovation Centre 1 min Read
  • Antenova is shipping its ultra-small GNSS active antenna module with LNA and SAW for better positioning from difficult locations

    Hatfield, UK – 5 September 2018 - Antenova Ltd, manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules for connected devices and the Internet of Things, is now shipping its latest module for tiny positioning devices – the RADIONOVA M20047-1. This is an active antenna module for GNSS applications in the 1559-1609 MHz satellite bands using GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO or BeiDou. The M20047-1 antenna module comprises an SMD antenna with built-in active components: an LNA filter and SAW to boost antenna performance - so designers will not need to add these - all contained in a compact FR4 part with low power consumption, measuring just 7.0mm x 7.0mm x 0.9mm, and weighing less than 2g.

    added by Antenova M2M 1 min Read
  • We’re looking for our next proven Account Manager!

    As 2018 goes on, we are going from strength to strength and now find ourselves with buckets of work (those pesky clients as our Founder cheekily says)! Which means we are looking for the right person to join us as our company expands. People who know us know that we are an articulate chameleon, with its “pants on fire”. We are a feisty corporate communications consultancy that packs a punch.

    added by Cofinitive 2 min Read
  • Will you be a Top 21 #OnetoWatch?

    The Top 21 #OnetoWatch will be announced at an invitation-only event in March 2019, where each winner will get a bespoke accolade to mark their recognition

    added by Cofinitive 1 min Read
  • 3D printing: a world of possibilities

    The technology behind 3D printing has a huge range of applications, from enthusiasts printing small plastic objects at home to industrial engineering projects creating parts for aeroplanes. At KISS, we have dabbled in offering 3D printing as a service for clients to produce mock-ups of new products.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Mood boards: a picture tells 1,000 words

    Cutting and pasting: using mood boards to help crack that key

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Let’s take a look into the future at IFA Berlin 2018

    What happens to us and our data if smart devices occupy our homes and lives? Increasingly, traditional functional objects such as vehicles or homes are becoming adaptable enough to mould themselves to the preferences and tastes of their users.

    added by Intergroup Partners AG 1 min Read
  • Style guides: if content is king, consistency must be queen

    Your organisation could benefit from having a style guide to ensure consistency across all your content. If content is king, consistency must be queen.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Micro-targeting: the good, the bad and the unethical

    Micro-targeting can be a legitimate next-generation marketing tool or a deeply unethical practice, depending on who’s using it.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • 6 Reasons Why HR Departments Should Be Using a Recruitment Agency

    6 Reasons Why HR Departments Should Be Using a Recruitment Agency

    added by Amazing Prospects 3 min Read
  • Arkessa, the leading IoT managed services provider, backed by ECI Partners

    London, 24 July 2018: Arkessa, the leading Internet-of-Things (“IoT”) managed services provider announced today that it has completed a management buyout backed by ECI Partners. Arkessa enables Enterprises to develop and optimise their businesses by helping them adopt, integrate and scale IoT enabled services.

    added by Arkessa 2 min Read
  • All in the mind: using psychology in sport and business

    2 months on and there's still a lot we can learn from England's World Cup campaign. KISS CEO discusses how a psychological approach to reaching your goal can help pave the way for success.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Print vs digital: print textbooks hold their own in the digital world

    Print vs digital: print textbooks are holding their own in a digital world, thanks to younger readers

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Phones in schools – distraction or learning aid?

    James, 15, has been doing a work experience placement with KISS. He shares his thoughts on mobile phones in schools.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • We are ruled by our basic emotional needs

    CannesLions 2018 shows that our basic emotional needs are ruling us more than we think, says KISS Senior Planner Matt Higgs

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Collaborate or Die: Advice to Investors

    Founded by Peter and Alan Cowley, The Invested Investor is aiming to increase the success rate of start-ups by learning from the experience of entrepreneurs, investors and start-up specialists. They recently interviewed two leading investors: David Gammon, CEO of a successful family investment company called Rockspring and Bridget Connell, the CEO of Thinking Partnerships who is also a serial and dedicated angel investor and mentor.

    added by Invested Investor 3 min Read
  • What can Team Sky teach us? 5 tips on media training

    Geraint Thomas has approached press conferences with refreshing honesty, thanks to a lack of over-zealous media training. KISS Account Director Victoria Dickinson offers 5 top tips on being savvy, but natural, when facing the media.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Working mothers: we become experts in separation

    KISS Account Director Sue Cartwright on how motherhood has made her a better employee.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Internships can offer fantastic opportunities, but the devil is in the detail

    Internships differ considerably depending on whether they are paid or unpaid and what type of organisation is involved. At KISS we pay all our interns, but there are still many organisations that don’t.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Going over to the dark side? Switching from journalism to PR

    Copywriter Katie discusses what it's like moving from newsroom to an agency.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Applications For Next Pitchfest Cohort Open

    St John’s Innovation Centre is delighted to announce the dates for the Pitchfest 2018 Autumn Edition!

    added by St John's Innovation Centre 1 min Read
  • Bailey Fisher Executive Search expands its Finance Practice with the appointment of Danielle Grant as Director

    Bailey Fisher Executive Search is pleased to announce the appointment of Danielle Grant, who joins the Cambridge and London based firm as a Director in the Finance Practice. Danielle brings 7 years' specialist experience in senior finance appointments, and will be working closely with Andrew Moore to grow this area of the business, assisting growth-focused companies locally and across the UK with CFO, FD and other key finance appointments.

    added by Bailey Fisher Executive Search 1 min Read
  • Allia partners with Cofinitive for Serious Impact

    Allia has chosen Cambridge communications consultancy, Cofinitive, to deliver the social media workshops as part of their Serious Impact programme.

    added by Cofinitive 2 min Read
  • Semi-final semantics: we need to belong – especially now!

    Why will half the nation watch the football on Saturday? It’s about a need to belong, a need to feel part of a community.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • How we get our news is changing – or is it?

    ‘Snacking’ news is huge, and LADBible claim to be a serious ‘social publisher’ reaching 1B people. But some things don’t change.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Technology in the classroom: 9 out of 10 teachers say it improves the quality of education

    75% of teachers are happy with the range of edtech available to them in the market. However, only 59 per cent are happy with the current level of innovation in their own school. KISS CEO discusses technology in the classroom.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Not to be missed! Chamber Summer Garden Party to be held at Polo Club

    The Chambers’ annual garden party will this year be held at Cambridge County Polo Club.

    added by Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce 1 min Read
  • New app to demystify the neutrino

    Breakthrough innovation specialists, Cambridge Consultants, and leaders in theoretical particle physics, Durham University, have partnered to create an innovative iOS app that harnesses augmented reality to educate users on what neutrinos are, to visualise where they are produced and to emphasise why they’re so significant to modern science. The partnership aims to spark interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for students in secondary education and beyond.

    added by Cambridge Consultants 2 min Read
  • Crisis communications: how the Philadelphia 76ers survived #ColangeloGate

    Chase, one of our account execs, discusses crisis comms and how the 76ers survived #ColangeloGate

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Could machines take over public relations?

    What does the future hold for PR?

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Cannes Lions: have the Lions lost their roar?

    Find out what was different about this year's Cannes Lions awards:

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Advertisers add to World Cup feel good vibes

    The World Cup buzz is contagious, and advertisers have begun to jump on the feel-good bandwagon.

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • World Cup 2018: too negative for brands or top sponsorship opportunity?

    Is the special relationship between football and big brands over, or are we just seeing new players on the field?

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Cambridge debates gender equality and priorities in education

    We attended the Wo+Men's Leadership on Saturday to discuss gender diversity and evolving workplace dynamics. We left feeling truly inspired! Here's what we learnt:

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Speaking another language: how to communicate with web developers

    KISS’s Senior Web Developer Baz explains how something as simple as a misplaced comma can cause major implications further down the line.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • Matchmaking in Saskatoon

    Global Business Accelerator Agri-tech Programme with visit to Canada

    added by Enterprise Europe Network 1 min Read
  • Pitchfest gains an experienced ally

    St John’s Innovation Centre is delighted to announce its partnership with The Invested Investor for the 2018 Pitchfest series.

    added by St John's Innovation Centre 1 min Read
  • Job hunting? Your search could be over

    Cambridge Network’s next Recruitment Evening on Wednesday July 4th (6pm-9pm) promises jobseekers the opportunity to meet with leading local employers – and to seek advice on your job search from careers experts.

    added by Cambridge Network 1 min Read
  • Learn to communicate with confidence

    Whatever job you're doing, communication skills are vitally important. Take advantage of a new opportunity to fine-tune your abilities at a one-day workshop this summer, organised by Cambridge Network's Learning Collaboration.

    added by Cambridge Network 1 min Read
  • London’s Tech Week kicks off seven days of technological events in the capital

    Today marks the start of London Tech Week. Take a look at what will be grabbing the headlines over the next 7 days.

    added by KISS 2 min Read
  • The Industrial Strategy: The Automotive Sector Deal

    Why is the Automotive Industry a key area of focus for the UK government?

    added by Enterprise Europe Network 2 min Read
  • Onespacemedia launches brand identity and website for government-led programme, UK5G

    Onespacemedia are proud to have launched a new brand identity and website for UK5G - a government-led programme designed to provide a large scale boost to the development and communication of the UK’s 5G ecosystem.

    added by Onespacemedia 2 min Read
  • Networking comes of age as Cambridge Network turns 21

    The Cambridge Network celebrates its 21st birthday this year, proving its success as one of the world’s most effective and best-established business networking organisations.

    added by Cambridge Network 3 min Read
  • Speak Up!

    The Institute for Fiscal Studies report further highlights the gender pay gap between men and women. KISS MD shares her view!

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Onespacemedia supports Anglia Ruskin University degree show with Digital Media Award

    Onespacemedia has lent support to the Anglia Ruskin University end-of-year degree show, judging and presenting the Digital Media Award for the third consecutive year.

    added by Onespacemedia 1 min Read
  • Entries now open for the 2018 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 awards

    The awards recognise and rank the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the UK. Last year’s winner Deliveroo achieved a record average four-year revenue growth rate of 107,117%.The average four year growth rate recorded for the Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 companies was 3,756% in the year 2016/17. Last year’s Fast 50 companies generated combined revenues of almost £1bn 2016/2017 and employed more than 9,000 people.

    added by Deloitte LLP 6 min Read
  • How working with micro-influencers can yield impressive results

    Micro-influencers can often make the best brand advocates. We explore what makes a micro-influencer, and how to yield the best results

    added by KISS 3 min Read
  • Fighting fit thanks to technology

    The time when those seeking to improve personal fitness levels only had options such as jogging on the street or taking up a sport is long gone. Today technology and innovation offer a highly accessible gateway to a new kind of personalised data and knowledge-led fitness experience.

    added by MPA Group 3 min Read
  • Learn how to be more effective in business

    Two courses coming up later this month from Cambridge Network's Learning Collaboration are designed to help you become more effective in business. The first will teach you how to take meeting minutes with confidence, while the other introduces coaching - putting it into context, explaining its place in an organisation and the role it plays in helping people to learn, grow and stay motivated under stress.

    added by Cambridge Network 2 min Read
  • Demand grows for in-house courses as businesses choose to upskill staff

    With recruitment becoming more challenging for local businesses, many companies are choosing to upskill their staff. And there has been a surge in requests for in-house courses from Cambridge Network's Learning Collaboration, reports the team.

    added by Cambridge Network 2 min Read
  • KISS goes from strength to strength with two new appointments

    KISS welcomes two digital and strategic experts to the team!

    added by KISS 1 min Read
  • Momentum grows as AgriTech Cluster converges in Cambridge

    Cambridge needs to act now to ensure that the interest in AgriTech and exciting developments move forward in a way that benefits our region. SmithsonHill’s ARC facility is the response to that vision to be the home of this new cluster locally and globally.

    added by SmithsonHill 1 min Read
  • Presentation Skills courses help build your confidence

    If standing up to speak in front of an audience is your worst nightmare, consider learning how to overcome your fears at an upcoming course run by Cambridge Network's Learning Collaboration. And if you already present regularly, an advanced course will help you hone and enhance your skills.

    added by Cambridge Network 2 min Read

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