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Monthly Archives: November 2017

  • Gift Wink and Mishcon de Reya

    For over twenty years Mishcon de Reya has held an annual festive holiday party for children of those working at the firm. The party is open to all children who have parents working at the firm and is put together by trainees – the most jolly of which has the rare treat of donning a… Read more

  • Shaper: Taavet Hinrikus

    Show aired on 25th November 2017 Taavet Hinrikus Taavet Hinrikus is co-founder and CEO of TransferWise. Prior to co-founding TransferWise in 2010, Taavet was Skype’s director of strategy until 2008, starting as its first-ever employee. One of the World Economic Forum’s Tech Pioneers, Taavet is an adviser to Prime Minister of Estonia on the digital… Read more

  • When is a vlog an advert?

    Paying influencers to market products via their social media channels is a commonly accepted marketing practice.

  • Shaper: Andrew Dunn

    Show aired on 17th November 2017 Andrew Dunn Andrew Dunn studied Politics and Sociology at Exeter University, graduating in 1999. Following this, he worked for a central London residential company before co-founding luxury property design and development firm Finchatton with Alex Michelin in 2001. Listen live at 9am Saturday. We acquire, design, develop and then ultimately… Read more

  • Shaper: James O’Callaghan

    Show aired on 11th November 2017 James O’Callaghan James is a structural engineer with over 20 years’ experience. He co-founded Eckersley O’Callaghan in 2004, which has since grown into a 90 strong, award-winning practice based in London, New York, San Francisco, Paris and Shanghai. The practice was recognised as ‘Engineering Consultant of the Year’ at the… Read more

  • Corruption in Latin America and the Caribbean

    Transparency International (TI) recently published its ‘People and Corruption: Latin America and the Caribbean‘ report as part of its Global Corruption Barometer series. When conducting the research, TI surveyed 22,302 people across 20 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, with particular focus on their perceptions and experiences of corruption.  The results of the survey… Read more

  • Shaper: Richard Robinson

    Show aired on 4th November 2017 Richard Robinson From an early career in journalism, Richard has raised the profile of a number of worthy charities in the creative arts, education and healthcare, raising over £100m in the process. He spent time in India developing the operations and communications strategy for an international NGO to treat,… Read more