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Network Rail joins the public sector- Reforming the Railways programme

Posted on: 08/09/2014

Our Reforming the Railways programme is very topical at the minute with the furore surrounding next years’ huge rise in train fares. There is also huge debate after Network Rail joined the public sector last month. Our programme examines the current issues within the UK railway industry, with industry leading companies like icomera, Norgren and […]

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10 tips for improving any business

Posted on: 04/09/2014
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  1. Tweet every day The rule with Twitter is little and often. Tweeting several times a day ensures your message gets seen by a wide variety of readers. Don’t be too repetitive, try to find an interesting and unique way to present yourself. Engage with industry leaders and retweet their useful content and ask […]

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The Best Crowdfunding Campaigns

Posted on: 03/09/2014
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Crowdfunding has quickly become a massive industry, which was worth around $5.1billion in 2013. This figure will only increase as more and more businesses, organisations and entrepreneurs move to Crowdfunding to fund their ventures. I look at some of the most effective crowdfunding campaigns. New and exciting products and inventions tend to capture people’s imaginations […]

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Coalition Government Raises Train Prices by 25%

Posted on: 02/09/2014
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Our programme Responsible Transportation: On the Road to Better Business, centres on the UK transport industry and we interviewed companies like Halfords, IAM, and SRL. We analyse the current state of the industry and how issues like train fare increases are affecting it. The UK Transportation Industry is crucial to all industries as it enables […]

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Do you need to go to film school to work as a filmmaker?

Posted on: 01/09/2014
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At Collaborative Media we have a wide range of professionals in our filmmaking team. Some have degrees and masters and others are self-taught. I asked some of our team to pass on their thoughts about film-school and how they got into the industry. Please do comment with any questions and we’ll get back to you […]

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The worst PR disasters companies can make

Posted on: 29/08/2014
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Social media is crucial to any business and tweeting the wrong thing at the wrong time can have devastating effects. “Going viral” refers to a message that has been shared so much it has spread like wild-fire. Whilst this is great if it’s a link to your all-singing, all-dancing new blog; but if it was […]

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Is the UK’s climate change policy good enough?

Posted on: 28/08/2014
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Last week we posed this question to Jan Sisson, Managing Director of Juwi Renewable Energy. We travelled to King’s Lynn, the home of one of their projects for client KL Technologies. Juwi provide specialist, renewable energy solutions for a wide range of clients. For instance, they design, manufacture and assemble solar panels and windmills to […]

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An interview with Harry Hugo, Sportlobster’s Social Media Manager

Posted on: 27/08/2014
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What is Sportlobster and what does it do? Sportlobster is the sports social network. It’s the one-stop-shop for sports fans globally and we look to incorporate everything a sports fan wants, all in one place. At the moment sports fans have a problem: they need to visit multiple websites and open various apps on their […]

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Responsible Transportation Programme: An interview with Telogis

Posted on: 26/08/2014
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This programme centres on the challenges and responsibilities the UK transportation industry faces. This took us to Bracknell in Berkshire to interview the folks at Telogis. Telogis provides software to enable a more efficient and safer management of fleets of vehicles. They cater for fleets of all sizes and have offices throughout Europe and America. […]

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Responsible Transportation Programme- An interview with Alphabet (GB) Ltd

Posted on: 22/08/2014

Alphabet (GB) Ltd is a leading provider of business mobility services. We were interviewing them as part of our Responsible Transportation programme for Sky TV. Alphabet provides a range of fleet solutions to public and private sector companies. They offer a flexible service that is tailored directly to their customer. They start by analysing a […]

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