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Proud to be an Export Champion

East of England Export Champion 2020 4Col thumbnail2US2U Consulting have been awarded the prestigious title of 2020 Export Champion by the UK Department for International Trade.

This is in recognition of the international work we have done over the last few years, with international projects and trade visits to the likes of Belgium, Ireland, Canada, USA and across the Middle East - along with the insights our teams can share with other businesses looking to export their goods and services. Read more >>>

News & Events

Happy Birthday to Us!

Sunday 1st April 2018 marks US2U Consulting's 12th Birthday!

As we reflect on 12 years of teamwork, creativity and making a positive difference through our work, we would like to thank all of our clients, suppliers and colleagues for working with us during this time!

Supporting Vision 2030 in Saudi Arabia

Rachel Blackburn has recently returned from her second visit to Jeddah to develop specific business projects to support the Saudi Crown Prince's Vision 2030.

Specialising in Executive Coaching which complements the knowledge transfer and Saudisation elements of the strategy, Rachel met with several companies from the pharmaceutical, education, finance, food and real estate sectors as well as the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry. She is developing specific project proposals, supported by the UK Department of International Trade.

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