Fintech is here – embrace it or risk losing out

Since the banking crisis in 2008 there have been calls for a shake-up in the financial services sector. There was a widespread feeling that the odds were stacked against customers and those involved in creating the crisis had got away largely unscathed, with just a few high-profile casualties like Lehman Brothers. Wind forward almost 10…

15 tips for successful journalist interviews

Having a journalist interview arranged might strike fear into your very heart. Jeremy Paxman might be the stuff of nightmares. But most journalists are not Jeremy Paxman. A little planning can make the whole experience much more productive, worthwhile and even enjoyable. Like all relationships, they are greatly improved if you understand each other’s point…

Are awards really important?

The glamour and excitement of the awards season is never-ending.  The film industry may choose to award its finest at a certain time, but UK plc spreads its love throughout the year. And the question is, do they really make any difference? Well a recent report suggests that in the film industry they do.  A…