In a word

Lucy was challenging her linguistic skills recently. If she allowed you one word…. I was lucky enough to have spent a couple of days at a networking event recently and really enjoyed the opportunity to talk about Rambutan to a bunch of people I’ve never met before. It’s not difficult to sound passionate about our…

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Pitch imperfect

David was reflecting on feedback from the recent CIPD Best HR/Learning and Development Consultancy Awards. If you’ve kept up with our recent blog and tweets, you’ll have seen that we were finalists at the above event. It was our first entry into an award and we were thrilled to be shortlisted a few months ago,…

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6 months and counting

Lewis contemplates being half way through his apprenticeship. Since I joined Rambutan 6 months ago, September marks the halfway point through my apprenticeship. It’s been a fantastic six months in which I’ve gained, and will no doubt continue to gain, lots of valuable skills. I have to say, of all the many things I’ve been…

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World Alzheimer’s month

September marks World Alzheimer’s Month,  so Nicki decided to do a bit of fact-finding for this all-too-common disease. Alzheimer’s disease (named after Alois Alzheimer, the doctor who first described it), is the most common cause of dementia. Symtoms include memory loss and confusion as well as difficulties with thinking and everyday activities.  They occur because the…

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Going down the pan…

David felt the urge (sorry) to write about a sign he saw recently. This week’s Creative Communication Award (CCA) goes to East Midlands Trains (EMT) for this sign displayed in their on-board loos. Gets the point across in a memorable and entertaining way… I love that someone was daring enough to suggest doing something a…

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The web is my world

Sue was reflecting on the fast-approaching birthday of the world wide web. On 6 August 1991, Tim Berners Lee debuted the web as a publically available service. I cannot say thank you enough. The web is my world, my life and I’d be lost without it. Literally lost; I use the web for directions whether…

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