Precious little for the precious creative industries in budget

There is only one mention of the creative industries in the Red Book accompanying this week’s Budget. Only one, for an industry which generates £70,000 a minute for the UK economy. Only one, for an industry which employs 1.5 million people. Only one, for an industry which accounts for 10% of UK exports. Only one. Read More

Play our Keep it Legal game: beta version

Game on!  There’s a horrible term in training: gamification.  It means turning training into games.  That way, apparently, people learn faster, with more fun and what they learn sticks.  You can also test through games if people have got the point. So we have a game: at least in beta mode.  It is Keep it Read More

PPA Professional Certificate taken by 26 at UEL

26 students of the University of East London (UEL) are taking the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Professional Certificate this year.  That’s up from 5 last year. I’m running it.  That’s brownie points for me at UEL.   But more important for the students it is a bonus in their CVs and for the university it is Read More