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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

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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Go and Grow Online 4.0 at The Shard

Kerwin Blackburn attended the launch of Enterprise Nation's Go and Grow Online 4.0 campaign at The Shard on Wednesday 11 October.

The campaign, now into its fourth year, aims to work with small businesses across the UK - only 50% of which have a website - to build their online presence and ensure they are capitalising on the digital opportunities available to them.

The event also included a talk from Printing.com founder Tony Rafferty about the rise of his company from idea to the stock market and his key tips for growing a business.

The event was a great opportunity to learn more about the steps businesses could and should be taking when it comes to building a digital presence.

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On the Scent with Olfactory Marketing

US2U Consulting's Kerwin Blackburn attended a seminar on Wednesday 11 October at King's College London (where he is currently studying for a Master's degree) on the topic of Olfactory Marketing, hosted by the university's Business School.

Olfaction is a sensory reaction that forms the sense of smell, and the seminar explored how companies may integrate this into the marketing of their products. Key to this discussion, however, was whether olfactory marketing is possible in the absence of any real scent - can imagery and branding 'trick' us into associating a product with a scent?

If so, evidence suggests that this can have a positive effect on product perceptions - assuming the scent is a pleasant one!

The seminar also touched upon the importance of ensuring relevant links between product and imagery, as well as the significance of this technique in the continuing digital revolution.

Were we using olfactory marketing (without even realising it!) with our 'I Wanna Be Orange' poster from 2016?

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US2U Consulting Have a Ball with YMCA Norfolk!

Members of the US2U Consulting team enjoyed attending YMCA Norfolk's 2017 Annual Ball on Friday 15 September, with the Monopoly-themed event held at Sprowston Manor.

The night was held to raise vital funds and awareness for the charity, which is committed to supporting young people to enable them to reach their full potential, as well as celebrate the successes of the last 12 months. YMCA Norfolk raised a total of £12,854 on the night.

We certainly had a ball and are looking forward to next year, too!

Part of the Masterplan

US2U Consulting's Kerwin Blackburn will be changing his role within the company - where he has worked in both Consulting and Marketing Coordinator roles - as he begins a Master's degree at King's College London later in September.

He began working at US2U Consulting after completing his BSc (Hons) International Business, Finance and Economics degree at the University of Manchester in 2015. Working on a wide range of tasks and with clients from different sectors - as well as a visit to India to study Social Entrepreneurship in July 2016 - has provided him with greater clarity regarding his own career aspirations, as well as the potential and growth opportunities for US2U Consulting's services in the coming years.

He will study MSc Emerging Economies and Inclusive Development and will continue to contribute to the US2U Consulting team in line with the scope of the degree programme and still plans to maintain the website and contribute to social media.

"Having the opportunity to gain my entry-level workplace experience at US2U Consulting has been brilliant. I have been involved in a wider range of tasks and responsibilities than I could have possibly imagined beforehand and I am excited about taking all that I've learnt here and applying it in the future!" said Kerwin.

We wish Kerwin well in his new venture and look forward to his contributions from the US2U Consulting London branch!

US2U Consulting Anti-Slavery Policy

US2U Consulting have officially introduced a company Anti-Slavery Policy, in line with the Modern Slavery Act 2015.

This reflects the growing significance of this issue and sets out US2U Consulting's intentions regarding the Act.

Please access the policy below.

US2U Consulting - Anti-Slavery Policy

US2U Consulting Say Farewell to Summer Intern

Since joining the team as a paid Summer Intern at the beginning of July, Lee Casey has fitted in as a valued member of the US2U Consulting team. Along the way, he has managed to squeeze in time for the Broadland Business Breakfast, Norfolk Chamber Roundtable Discussion, Norwich 4 Jobs Support Club as well as learning How Millennials are Reshaping our World! It has been good that he has been able to attend a range of networking events and shadow Director Rachel Blackburn in a variety of client meetings.

"It has been great to work with US2U Consulting over the past month as it has enabled me to gain valuable experience in a professional environment. I have learnt the importance of being adaptable and look forward to completing my degree confident in the knowledge that I can operate effectively in a real world consulting company" commented Lee.

Lee now returns to the University of East Anglia for the final year of his Psychology BSc, with the aim of securing a graduate scheme position in the 2018 recruitment cycle.

Exploring the Fruits of our Labour Market at The Enterprise Centre

Both Kerwin Blackburn and Lee Casey attended a talk organised by Chadwicks Ltd on Tuesday 18 July at the University of East Anglia's Enterprise Centre, about 'How Millennials are Reshaping our World'.

The talk covered long-term socio-economic trends and their implications for both businesses and investors and the effects of population change on global labour markets. It also highlighted how Millennials, born between 1980 and 2000, have shifting priorities that require businesses to adapt their products and services.

The session provided interesting insights into what businesses need to prioritise in order to increase productivity and keep up in the rapidly growing knowledge economy. The three main avenues stressed upon were the importance of education, constructive technology and urbanisation.

The changing expectations of so called 'Digital Natives' were also discussed, as it is known that Millennials now value interactive and user-friendly digital environments, reflecting the value of having a bespoke US2U Consulting-produced Commercial Video.

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Unscrambling New Data Protection Laws at Broadland Business Breakfast Forum

Kerwin Blackburn and intern Lee Casey attended the Broadland Business Breakfast Forum on Wednesday 12 July at Sprowston Manor, where the issues of changing data protection laws and adapting to today's online world were discussed.

The topic of the changing data protection laws explored how our relationships with data are evolving and the considerations that businesses must take ahead of the new General Data Protection Regulation being introduced in May 2018.

Interestingly, although these are EU regulations, it turns out that any business supplying goods and services to EU citizens must adhere to these rules - which may also be indicative of how other EU legislation could continue to apply to the UK following the nation's impending departure from the European Union.

The forum also featured the top tips for adapting to the online world, with key takeaways including the importance of having a responsive website (we launched a responsive version us2uconsulting.com earlier in 2017!) and the need to engage with 'digital natives'.

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