Managing Growth

You started your business a few years ago, it’s going well, you’re paying yourself a decent salary but what now? Do you want your business to remain all about you or do you want it...

How to stay agile in the digital space – are you a digital trailblazer...

Digital marketing today isn’t an ‘add on’ or a ‘maybe’. Whether you work in the digital space or you run a busines­s you will be using digital. As a fundamental, contemporary and fruitful marketing...

The Dawn of an EIRA

In April 2018, Research England announced the recipients of its Connecting Capability Fund. Amongst them, £4.7 million was awarded to a new collaborative network of seven universities and colleges in the East of England...

What is innovation?

Just what is “innovation” - and is there a dark side to this wave of change that has transformed our lives through technology and other breakthroughs? In this edition, faculty from Cambridge Judge Business School...

New industry for a new generation off the East Anglian coast

Growing up in Lowestoft, Suffolk, Jordan Halliday was no stranger to the offshore energy industry with both his father and brother working for oil and gas companies in the North Sea. “The offshore energy industry...

Anglian Water’s Apprenticeship Programme Success

As the saying goes; ‘people are the life force of a business,’ and nothing is truer when it comes to the staff who make up the workforce of Anglian Water. Employing over 4,000 people across...

How Open University apprenticeships are developing the workforce of tomorrow

In 2019, The Open University (OU) is celebrating its 50th year and has empowered over two million students across 157 countries to transform their lives through learning. The OU has a strong heritage and pedigree...

Game-changing an industry

Punting in Cambridge has been around since the early 1900s and in recent years has morphed into a thriving industry, boosting income for many local businesses. Enter Rutherford’s, the newest punting company in the UK...

What is management?

What, exactly, do we mean by management? Different textbooks and management gurus give different definitions. Many are along the lines of ‘achieving desired goals through planning, organising, directing and controlling’. A shorter – and...

Diverse venue in the heart of Norwich

Located in the heart of Norwich, OPEN has a diverse range of bookable spaces for conferences, live music, club nights, parties, weddings, together with a suite of meeting rooms. The venue is also home to...