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Meet the Editor: 5 Things We Learned from Simon Jack, BBC Business Editor

21st September 2018

Business Editor at the BBC, Simon Jack, joined us at Pagefield this week to discuss his insights on the challenges on reporting Brexit, conflict in the political arena and the transformation of the world of work. Paul Codd provides his view.   Snappily described as ‘banking analyst-turned-broadcaster’, Jack has been with the BBC since 2003, […]

Behind the Headlines: Why Cambridge’s dire diversity needed tackling by a music icon

20th August 2018

The ‘Stormzy Scholarship’ has brought concerns around the lack of diversity inside Britain’s most prestigious universities back under the spotlight. Our Senior Consultant, Kate Begg, looks at how Cambridge University can use this recent crisis as a springboard to elicit real change. What happened? Renowned grime artist Stormzy added an extra layer of excitement to […]

A Hundred bad ideas? How the ECB can launch its new tournament

17th July 2018

Following the launch of Pagefield Sport, Sam Barnett opens the batting for a new series of sports blogs. Sam considers how the English and Wales Cricket Board could launch ‘The Hundred’, a controversial new tournament set to start play in 2020. Cricket is dying, apparently. Figures show that 58% of Brits find the sport ‘dull […]