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Dorset Enterprises

I hope that everyone reads this moving blog by Peter Olding about how a great small company which provided employment for disabled people has been affected by market forces and local government savings. Dorset Enterprises by Peter Olding.

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Change. Adapt. Evolve.

Ross Wigham blogs about how PR/Communications has changed over recent years, often sparked by budget cuts, but also technology developments. Ross shares the positive results this change has had for his organisation, whilst also looking at how further change is

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Less

Phil Jewitt’s thoughtful and moving post, looking back at 2012 and ahead to 2013, is the must-read post of the week. Less by Phil Jewitt.

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The Christmas Edition

Happy Christmas! Week 51 turned out to be a busy blogging week – 24 posts (I think that is the 2nd highest number that we have had so far). If you had told me that we would have so many

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Images, explanations and change

So, did I [Phil Jewitt] have fun hosting weekly blog club this week? Just a bit, could you tell? Not bad for a bloke on his death bed eh? and who said blokes can’t multi-task or do anything when they are ill?

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Walking on the wild side and seeing things differently

Apologies for the most tardy of weekly summaries to date for Week 46! Technical problems (broadband connection becoming very flaky and then the hub ceasing to work) on Monday and Tuesday added to the delays caused by visiting family and

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At the end of the pier?

A post about having to face up to the probability that a career in cultural heritage is over (and this was written before hearing the news of further cuts to museums’ budget in Tyneside). At the end of the pier? by Janet

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