A major retrospective of the artist William Tillyer opened at mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art to celebrate the artist’s 50 year career
October saw the launch of the Jewish Museum’s autumn blockbuster exhibition Four Four Jew: Football, Fans and Faith, exploring the untold story of British Jews and their relationship to the beautiful game. Coverage ranged from previews in The Observer and Sunday Times News Review, to broadcast features on BBC News, ITV News, CNN, BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio 4.
Most workers rate job satisfaction, getting on with colleagues and decent treatment by their managers ahead of receiving a bonus, says research by Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM). We achieved coverage for the survey in the Daily Telegraph, CITY A.M, Daily Express, i, Metro, LBC and Radio 2
We worked with Powerful Media’s Powerlist, the only annual publication to profile the most influential people of African and African Caribbean heritage in the UK, securing coverage in the Evening Standard and BBC News Online.
Clare Chalmers, chief executive of IDDAS, the board consultancy firm, and a former chief operating officer at Lehman Brothers, was quoted in a feature in The Sunday Times on women and boards.
The Lloyds Bank Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award winner was unveiled. Jacquie Johnston-Lynch, founder of Liverpool dry bar, The Brink, scooped the inaugural £10,000 prize. This autumn, the first cohort – of 154 social entrepreneurs – will graduate from the programme in partnership with the School for Social Entrepreneurs, and in November 2013 the programme will almost double with almost 300 entrepreneurs enrolling for the 2013/14 cohort.
Meanwhile, another Lloyds Banking Group responsible business initiative – its partnership with Business in the Community’s Business Connectors programme – was profiled in The Sunday Times as a new cohort of Connectors get their year secondments underway in a wide spread of disadvantaged communities across the country.
We worked with the AGR to organise a wonderful send-off reception at the Groucho for the Association’s former CEO, Carl Gilleard, who stepped down from his post this summer after 15 years at the helm. We wish Carl all the best and look forward to working with new CEO, Stephen Isherwood, as the AGR moves into a new phase.