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Calm before the storm

It has been a pleasant weekend, crammed full of exciting sport and it has been a pleasure to watch England play great cricket in the Ashes, Paula winning the Marathon at the World Championships in Helsinki and the All Blacks beating Australia in the Tri-Nations rugby. Come Monday morning though it will be all hands […]

Clear desk policies

When friends in large corporate offices tell me they have a ‘clear desk policy’ I often shudder at the thought of my own desk; a slab of laminated MDF hidden under swatch cards, t-shirt samples, price-lists, job files, post-it-notes and the usual desk detritus. Don’t get me wrong, I can see why big companies try […]

Blitz Mentality

The London terrorist attack of July 7th has resulted in a nervous anxiety cloacking the City and our business is now conducted to the soundtrack of sirens and the backdrop of hi-visibility jackets. Quite a swing in mood from the euphoria of London being awarded the Olympics the day before to the shock that Dickie […]

London win Olympics 2012

London win the Olympics 2012. This is just great news – a proud day to be a Londoner, and a even better one for UK sport. Just watched the Red Arrows fly over the office – fantastic! Dickie just spoke to Steve Backley, the British Olympian and one of our latest clients, who was apparently celebrating […]

French T-shirts

Just been to France at the weekend to see Joo (Julia), our original client services co-ordinator. She is working at a Le Chateau d’Ebblinghem looking after English school children. Two cars, nine people, long lunches, wine, volleyball and laughter – a great weekend was had by all. Will have some photos soon I hope. On […]