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The C-Suite Debate

Highlights from our C-Suite debate at CCA Convention featuring Anne Marie Forsyth, CCA; Alison Varney, Sky; Jill Waters, NS&I; Ian Craig, Nationwide; Greg Reed, HomeServe

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CCA Member Opinion Poll

Have you taken part in January‚?Ts Member Opinion Poll? This month we‚?Tre looking at Brexit ‚?' tell us what YOU think ‚?' it‚?Tll only take 2 minutes!

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Return to sender

The last few weeks have seen annual retail results emerge after our Christmas spend. Some like JD Sports holding firm others like New Look and Debenhams showing poorer than expected results. Most analysts agree that retail is in for a rough ride ...

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It's a real effort

‘Alexa already has your home, now she wants your car’, ‘Crash testing the airbag for cyclists’ and ‘Could you fall in love with a pet robot?’ are just some of the fascinating headlines from this year&rsquo...

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Dear Santa

Dear Santa As 2018 draws to a close, it's been a tough one for many. There’s so much we could ask for but we don’t want to be greedy so we’ve tried to stick to the essentials. A sprinkling of fairy dust to shine som...

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The demons of distraction

This week I became aware of exactly how much screen time I devote, with the very revealing new Apple iPhone update. How much?? No surely not, can’t be so much I’m thinking, but of course it is. It’s a bit like a credit card ...

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Excellence is a habit

December is generally a frenetic month for most of us – whether planning for Christmas and family gifts, working to securing end of year targets and of course, responding to demanding customers anxious about receiving their purchases on tim...

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Deal or no deal

Chatting with friends this week we likened the current Brexit situation to a restaurant scenario where we are asked whether to stick to the a la carte or try the new surprise menu; it’s a close call but marginally more want a surprise. ...

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A change of view

A couple of recent stats caught my eye in this month’s Business Life. The first is that 1 in 2 British employees admit they don’t actually know what AI is; the second that the tech sector is growing 2.6 times faster than the rest of t...

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Oh what a night!

We are attuned to things going wrong in many aspects of life these days, and so it was a special delight to gather with friends and celebrate the achievements of true heroes from industry at our glittering CCA awards ball in Glasgow last night. ...

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Give a dog a bad name

This week’s fireworks night brought the usual outpouring of complaints from dog owners as their pooches crouched in fear of the loud bangs, which of course, because of their acute sensory powers, sound four times louder than they do to...

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The Art of Persuasion

This week’s ‘trick or treat’ budget has kept analysts busy; as ever the devil is in the detail and of course where numbers are concerned it’s entirely possible to have several, seemingly plausible versions of the truth. Th...

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