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New Year’s Resolutions – Did you keep yours up?

Posted: 19th February 2018

By: Tracey Nixon

Apparently, every year, about a third of British people make new years’ resolutions. But how many of those resolutions are maintained and are successful? According to various polls and statistics,…

“I wish I was more confident…”

Posted: 14th February 2018

By: Julia Butler

“I wish I was more confident….” It’s a feeling we all have from time to time.  At times it can feel like all the time.  So how do we deal…

Help, My Dyslexic Child is Selecting their GCSE Options, How do I Best Support Them?

Posted: 12th February 2018

By: Susan Hall

Selecting GCSE options, can be a challenging experience, especially if your child has a specific learning difficulty like dyslexia.  I’d like to share with you some points for consideration which…

Top Tips – How to write a design brief

Posted: 6th February 2018

By: Elizabeth Parbutt

It’s definitely the time of year when many of my clients start thinking about having a spring-clean on their branding/marketing materials. Before you dive in and start speaking to designers,…

How awards can promote your business

Posted: 5th February 2018

By: Louisa Stewart

Happy New Year to you all. It’s well past that point, but let’s start the year on a positive. If you weren’t aware, I won VA of the Year Scotland 2017…

Visions, Missions, USP’s, KSP’s and VP’s – not just empty catch phrases

Posted: 31st January 2018

At a first glance, your vision and mission statements may not seem a fit with the rest of the sales and marketing acronyms.  We all know that visions and missions…

5 Signs your elderly parents are struggling to cope

Posted: 29th January 2018

By: June Stephenson

Winter can be a cold and dull place for many older people. Even we can find it hard to make and stick to new resolutions, even though we know we’d…

What we can learn from #bloggergate

Posted: 23rd January 2018

By: Megan Allen

A story which caught my attention last week was that of social media influencer, Elle Darby, who was refused a free five-night stay at one of Dublin’s popular hangouts. The White…

How to prepare your dyslexic child for secondary school

Posted: 23rd January 2018

By: Susan Hall

It’s that time of year, secondary school places are being allocated. Moving to secondary school is an exciting transition for many, however if your child has dyslexia, you may be…

What to Consider When Choosing a Secondary School For a Child With Dyslexia

Posted: 23rd January 2018

By: Susan Hall

Deciding which secondary school you would like your child to attend can be a big decision, particularly if your child has dyslexia. If your child has a SpLD, you will…