Careers adviser Jennifer Harris (and students) on chance, connections, climate-change protests

Careers adviser Jennifer Harris in an interview with freelance writer Brian McGee

Careers: we all have our own story to tell, including no doubt many twists and turns, directions intended and others taken that we least expected. Those embarking on working life face many challenges as they seek to develop a career that best matches their talents, interests and values. Jennifer Harris, head of careers at Royal… Read more »

Ismail Alli-Balogun on climate change, construction innovation, patience

Ismail Alli-Balogun, construction entrepreneur

Climate change is now biting, and hard – from floods in Germany, via extreme heat in Italy, Spain and the United States, to rising sea levels. While it may be tempting to wait for big-government solutions as the COP26 global climate summit approaches this autumn, businesses have their part to play too. Ismail Alli-Balogun, a… Read more »

Postcards of #PortesdePenge: five ideas to combine print and online

Blog about #PortesdePenge postcards

Blame or thank Instagram, I constantly take photos these days. From daily feeding of the Instabeast – to make the habit stick, as much as anything – #PortesdePenge postcards followed. The aim? Help get more eyes on Penge SE20’s portal and, in the process, support local traders. Starting a creative project and getting more involved… Read more »