September 2, 2019 admin Uncategorised

Laura Williams comments on the effects of an aging population on digital marketing

The British population is aging. With people living longer, this inevitably means that the retirement age is also increasing, leading to an older average work force and an older average consumer. Within the digital marketing field, this means paying more attention than ever to ensuring digital marketing strategies that are fully inclusive of all of […]


June 27, 2019 admin Recent Forums

Recent Forum: Foster Denovo, 27th June 2019

Our thanks to Grace Agnew and Foster Denovo for hosting a fascinating lunchtime meeting on 27 June 2019. Several themes emerged: Entrepreneurial passion, corporate culture and whether, north of Birmingham there is support for HS2.   Nimesh Shah is a partner in Blick Rothenberg’s private client team in London.  He talked of his perceptions when moving […]


June 11, 2019 admin Recent Forums

Recent Forum: Kangs Solicitors, 11th June 2019

On 11 June 2019 we were privileged to be hosted by Kangs Solicitors, specialistsin criminal, regulatory and sports law, at their offices in the Grade II Listed Tudor Gothic stylebuilding of Carmelite Chambers. We absorbed the wisdom of our speakers in an oak panelled library whose arched windows framed a tranquil Thames.   Andrew Chamberlain is […]


June 5, 2019 admin Recent Forums

Recent Forum: Hausfeld, 5th June 2019

On the 5 June we were hosted by Hausfeld, an international law firm recognised as the leading claimant focused competition damages practice. We thank them for indulging us with some excellent wines from their cellar while we heard from our three eminent guests.   Dame Katharine Mary Barker DBE FAcSS is a British economist, principally noted […]


May 30, 2019 admin Recent Forums

Recent Forum: Killik & Co., 30th May

Killik & Co. kindly hosted our meeting on 30 May 2019, at their magnificent Grade II* listed offices in Mayfair. These were once the home of American born financier and philanthropist Sir Edgar Speyer, who apart from raising finance for the early London Underground, and contributing to Scott’s Antarctic expeditions, also rescued the Proms from […]


May 28, 2019 admin Pullman

Isobel Sibley comments on the Food and Drinks Industry

On the 20th March 2019, Fazenda Leeds hosted the Intelligence Forum group for our monthly networking event. In March we welcomed three speakers; Simon Town; Director of Roots of Yggdrasil CIC, Shareen Zaman; Director of Response Business Finance and Isobel Sibley; Relationships & Events Manager from Fazenda. Isobel has worked in the hospitality industry for 8 years and […]


April 25, 2019 admin Pullman

Veronica Mas, Apps and AI

More and more often I am thrilled with amazement at novel technological advancements related to artificial intelligence (AI). The latest I have heard of is a “Cervical Cancer App”, an AI algorithm which will enable the diagnosis of the disease from images. The app is currently under development and aims to identify precancerous or cancerous […]


April 18, 2019 admin Pullman

Keith Madeley, Joins Yorkshire Asian Business Association

  YABA is delighted to welcome Canon Keith D Madeley MBE HonF, as Head of Corporate Relations. ‘Keith aka ‘Mr Yorkshire’ has one of the most effective networks in Yorkshire and a high profile in the County of Yorkshire’, said Sharon Jandu, MD Yorkshire Asian Business Association. ‘As head of Corporate Relations YABA will receive […]


April 18, 2019 admin Pullman

Roots of Yggdrasil CIC

  Simon Town is a Director of Roots of Yggdrasil CIC, after 6 months of hard work his company was finally registered in February 2019. Born in South Yorkshire with his roots in Penistone, Simon had a life-changing experience in January 2008. On that fateful day, aspiring rugby player Simon survived being crushed by a […]


March 15, 2019 admin Uncategorised

Carmela Corbett, A Young Filmmaker Continues

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill. When we step into the cinema and are so swiftly transported to another glorious world, time or place it is a magical experience. We enjoy the finished project with no inkling of how painstaking the production process […]