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We’ve been recognised as a flexible employer!

We have been recognised as one of the top 10 most flexible micro-companies to work for, according to Flexa Careers. Flexa considers micro-companies to be early-stage businesses but that is…

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Happy 9th birthday to us!

This month we are celebrating Consortium’s 9th Birthday. Founded by Lara Squires in 2013, Consortium Business Solutions has gone from strength to strength providing marketing support to professional service firms…

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Our charity for 2022 – Tree of Hope

Last Year we supported Turning Tides Homeless Charity and we managed to raise £650. We loved supporting Turning Tides and whilst we will continue to be a huge advocate of…

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Consortium

We would like to wish all our clients and contacts a very Merry Christmas and a Happy & Healthy New Year. Thank you for all your support through 2021 and…

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Christmas adverts 2021

Here are some of the favourites from the Best Christmas Ads of 2021 as published by Campaigns of the World. Amazon The Amazon advert this year tells the story of…

Promoting your virtual event in 2020 and beyond

Promoting your virtual event in 2020 and beyond

One thing’s for sure – 2020 has accelerated the shift from in-person to virtual and hybrid events. Despite, or maybe because of, lockdowns and restrictions to face-to-face interaction, the need…

PSMC 2020 part 2 – Your people as your biggest asset

PSMC 2020 part 2 – Your people as your biggest asset

The Coronavirus pandemic is continuing to cost lives and livelihoods across the world. Many professional services firms have adapted to new restrictions, changing client demands, and ongoing economic uncertainty. In…

The case for virtual networking – 10½ Boots podcast with Lara

The case for virtual networking – 10½ Boots podcast with Lara

As we can’t get out and about at the moment with COVID-19, traditional networking is impossible, which is why virtual networking is on the rise. But why should you get…

Networking on your Terms – She Rebel Radio podcast with Lara Squires

Networking on your Terms – She Rebel Radio podcast with Lara Squires

Our very own Lara Squires, Director at Consortium Marketing and the Ladies Lunch Clubs networking events joins Lulu Minns from She Rebel Radio where they discuss the importance of networking…

Virtual networking – what is out there and what should I go to?

Virtual networking – what is out there and what should I go to?

Virtual networking is here to stay, certainly until there is a Covid-19 vaccine, the majority of us are not comfortable to be out face-to-face networking (notwithstanding government restrictions that change…

Legal directory rankings – are you in or are you out?

Legal directory rankings – are you in or are you out?

With the recent publication of the Legal 500 rankings, the process of thinking about the next round of submissions starts again… and it usually causes a collective groan across partnerships…

Pitching for Success (and why it’s ok to say no sometimes…)

Pitching for Success (and why it’s ok to say no sometimes…)

Be it a formal Request for Proposal (RFP) or an informal request for further credentials and fees, the process of winning new work can strike fear into the heart of…