Posts tagged From-Scratch-ness
How to make a difference: English Academy for Newcomers

Ever since I started From Scratch, I’ve been looking for a charity or NGO to support on an ongoing basis.

Lo and behold, one fine morning I found the perfect match: English Academy for Newcomers is aligned with the From Scratch ethos of #noborders; intercultural & multilingual communication; and using linguistics in a practical way.

I met founder Phil Wozny for an interview about what it means to make a difference — and how we can help them succeed.

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3 Ways You Risk Companies Disregarding Your #PlasticFree Messages... And How to Get Them to Use Less Packaging Instead

2018 saw 3.4 million people from 177 countries sign up for Plastic Free July.

Lots of conscious consumers reached out to brands about reducing their plastic packaging. However, if done wrong, those messages may never make it to the right people, or they may be ignored altogether.

Here are three common mistakes I've seen, and what to do instead.

After all, Plastic Free July is just the beginning!

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Helping Teams Communicate Better, Together: Marketing, Legal and the GDPR

Many businesses we've talked to are worried about the GDPR — especially the marketing teams. This legal change is quite a change programme in itself. Indeed, any change to the way a company communicates can surface the need for proper change management.

So our Sabine interviewed Dorit Noble, change expert extraordinare, about turning the GDPR into an opportunity.

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Hiring a trainer? 13 things to look out for before you sign on the dotted line

Corporate training is a huge industry. In the UK alone, there are thousands of training providers helping businesses improve the skills of their staff. Add overseas providers into the mix, and finding an external trainer worth their salt becomes a massive task.

This 13-point checklist is designed to help you quickly assess trainers — and find someone who's able to make a real difference in the training room

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