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New Year's Resolutions 2017

I’ve been meaning to set down my New Year’s resolutions for the past couple of days, but it’s been a busy time over the holidays here, with family home for Christmas. 1,136 more words


Face to face

It’s that time of year when, even for isolated freelancers, opportunities for actual face-to-face networking abound. We may not have office parties, but there’s nothing like meeting up with colleagues old and new and putting the world to rights over a glass of wine and a mince pie or two. 804 more words


How I started my own business - Abigail and Chloe from Buttercrumble

Graphic and Communication Design grads Abigail and Chloe talk about how they set up their own design business, Buttercrumble. They talk us through their entrepreneurial journey and the help and support for their business they got at…

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How I Got My Job

How I started my own business: WayWest Design

This week, Jack, a New Media graduate talks about his experience of setting up his own business, WayWest Design – he explains how the Enterprise opportunities at the University have helped him throughout his entrepreneurial journey and what benefits this experience has brought him.

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Feast or Famine - that old chestnut

This post first appeared on the ITI’s Pillar Box blog back in July 2014, after I was asked to contribute by the then editor, Rachel Malcolm. 981 more words


Above the parapet

There have been a number of posts recently on social media forums about stepping outside your comfort zone and I wrote about this very topic last year, when I ventured out of my cosy office environment and worked for a client overseas. 1,310 more words


Subcontracting - is it your cup of tea?

I’ve always said that subcontracting most definitely isn’t my cup of tea. Not for me the hassle of project management, proof-reading others’ work and doing all the admin legwork without the joy of translation itself. 1,495 more words