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Exploring the Capital with the London Venture Crawl!

US2U Consulting team member Kerwin Blackburn, currently studying a Master's degree at King's College London, took part in the 2018 London Venture Crawl on Wednesday 14 March.

Involving 200 students from 9 different London universities, the event was aimed to introduced students to London's startup ecosystem, visiting some of its top innovation hubs and workspaces.

Beginning at the Royal Academy of Engineering just off The Mall, the KCL bus, hosted by the King's College London Entrepreneurship Institute, made visits to startup accelerator Wayra, Geovation, Deliveroo and Accenture before the closing event at Plexal, an innovation hub based at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Special Saudi British Joint Business Council Meeting on the Occasion of the Saudi Crown Prince's UK Visit

Rachel Blackburn was pleased to attend this meeting on 7 March 2018 at the Mayfair Hotel in London on the historic occasion of the Saudi Crown Prince visiting the UK.

This is the first Saudi British Joint Business Council meeting that Rachel has attended since US2U Consulting formally joined the Council last month. It falls in advance of her second trip to Jeddah to develop Executive Coaching business to support the Crown Prince's Vision 2030.

The meeting was attended by Dr Majed Al Qasabi, Minister of Commerce and Investment, Mohammed Al-Tuwaijri, Minister of Economy and Planning, and Ibrahim Al Omar, Governor of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority.

Championing Childline!

US2U Consulting was pleased to support the Childline Ball 2018 in Manchester on Saturday 3 March.

Childline is a charity which provides a free, private and confidential service for children and young people under 19 in the UK who have worries and need help and support.

The ball raised £194,000. This is enough to train 121 Childline Counsellors - a vital element to providing this great service.

Food for Thought at Food Matters Live 2017

US2U Consulting attended the Food Matters Live Exhibition 2017 at ExCeL London on 22 and 23 November in order to learn about the latest trends and innovations within the food and drink sector.

US2U Consulting has enjoyed working with many clients in this sector and we look forward to embracing the challenges and opportunities that will impact this sector in the future.

The exhibition also provided dozens of seminars and conferences about all aspects of food and drink, including a keynote talk featuring celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal. There were also hundreds of food samples on offer, including the much talked-about seaweed pasta (seaweed is predicted to be the next big global food source!).

Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017 with the University of East Anglia

Rachel Blackburn was pleased to be the first speaker for the new Consulting Society at UEA on Monday 13 November.

Around 30 enthusiastic students attended to learn about US2U Consulting, how Rachel got into the consultancy sector, the pros and cons of running a consultancy business and the key learning points from her career.

The evening started with the launch of the US2U Consulting Positive Difference music track which set the scene regarding some of the services we deliver for clients and also the energy required to be an effective consultant!

Positive Difference Through Positive Music

Always looking to do things to engage with different people in different ways, we are pleased to launch our first music track.

This celebrates our brand values including encouraging diversity and being inspirational as it tells you about some of our core HR services.

We have written and produced the track and video featuring Wilstar and Flowzane - two talented artists who have been great to work with.

Please watch and listen below, share with your contacts and let us have your feedback!

We hope you enjoy it!

 

 

 

Social Business with Muhammad Yunus

Kerwin Blackburn attended a 'Conversation with Professor Muhammad Yunus' at RSA London on Sunday 12 November, hosted by Uinspire.

The talk focused on the themes of Nobel Peace Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus' latest book, A World of Three Zeroes, as well as covering his background in pioneering the Microfinance sector in the 1970s with Grameen Bank and his ambitions for the growing field of 'social business'.

Does Business to Business Marketing Have to be Boring?

As our regular clients understand, our passion for what we do shows through on each assignment; having the opportunity to work together to make a positive difference is what drives us.

Therefore we are producing a music track to promote some of our services and brand in a different way, to complement our existing digital marketing.

It's coming soon... watch this space!

#PositiveDifference

Saudi Arabia Executive Coaching

Supported by the UK Department of International Trade, we are pleased to announce that US2U Consulting is exploring opportunities to deliver Executive Coaching services in Saudi Arabia to support their Vision 2030.

"Saudi Arabia has ambitious change plans and US2U Consulting's services appear well-placed to support these changes" said Rachel Blackburn, who joins the Saudi British Joint Business Council for their Biannual Meeting in Jeddah on 28 November 2017.

Full details of the Executive Coaching Services can be found below:

US2U Consulting - Executive Coaching for Saudi Arabia

Mill Money to Maximise Growth for Metals Testing firm ASAMS Ltd

We are pleased that as part of our business development services we have been able to work with our client, ASAMS Ltd, to help them secure £12,500 from the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership Small Grant Scheme. We introduced Directors Andrew Page and Thomas Whiskin to New Anglia LEP at the Southern North Sea 2017 Conference and Exhibition run by EEEGR.

This funding has helped the firm to invest a further £42,000 in a new milling machine which will improve efficiency and enable strategic expansion into the automotive and aerospace industries.

Pictured is Andrew Page, Director at ASAMS Ltd, with Nataliya Klymko, Growth Programme Coordinator from the New Anglia LEP, at the ribbon cutting ceremony we organised.

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