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  • ON THE HUNT FOR INNOVATION: JAMES BIDWELL ON CAPITAL CONVERSATION

    Michael Hayman is joined this Easter Sunday by retail and innovation trends expert James Bidwell for the latest episode of Capital Conversation. James discusses a career that has taken him from marketing at Disney, to Selfridges’ ‘ringmaster extraordinaire’ and, most recently, to leading Springwise, which......

  • ONE YOUNG WORLD AND GLOBAL GOALSCAST HONOURED BY FAST COMPANY

    Fast Company has recognised both One Young World and Global GoalsCast with honourable mentions in this year’s World Changing Ideas Awards. In their third year, the awards drew nearly 2,000 submissions across 17 categories, with shortlists of honourable mentions and finalists for each drawn up by Fast Company reporters and editors.......

  • OCTOPUS VENTURES REACHES £1BN MILESTONE WITH NEW £83M GROWTH FUND

    Octopus Ventures, a leading European venture capital firm supported by Seven Hills, this week launched a new £83 million fund to back the most promising companies from across its portfolio. The new fund enhances the team’s ability to back pioneering entrepreneurs, providing additional growth capital......

  • LIKE A BAD CHRISTMAS DINNER: DR ELIZA FILBY ON FOUR GENERATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE

    Dr Eliza Filby dismisses the idea that Generation Z – the youngest in today’s workforce – are the ‘snowflakes’ they are often cast as, “They’re savvy and entrepreneurial, they’ve had the world’s information and the world’s marketplace in their pocket since they were 13. They’re......

  • STRAVA APPOINTS SEVEN HILLS AS UK COMMUNICATIONS LEAD

    Seven Hills to drive campaign for the world’s most active social network Seven Hills has been selected for the UK communications brief for Strava – the social network for athletes and single biggest sports participation platform in the world. With over 40 million athletes across......

  • Let’s not let rage become the prevailing story of our nation: Michael Hayman for City AM

    This piece by Michael Hayman MBE originally appeared in City A.M, see here Public morality, but private depravity – a time when keeping up appearances on the outside was very much the order of the day. You have to wonder if Brexit has turned this......

  • BRIGHT NETWORK REPORT REVEALS GENDER CONFIDENCE GAP

    Seven Hills supported Bright Network in releasing its annual graduate insight report this week, with findings revealing a distinct difference in salary expectations between men and women. Bright Network, a leading platform that unites bright, young talent with global employers and fast-growth businesses, has found that women expect £4,000 less......

  • BGF IS READY FOR BUSINESS

    On Wednesday evening, BGF launched its Ready for Business campaign at the National Theatre in an enthralling debate bringing together some of the nation’s leading business voices. The panel included Rosaleen Blair CBE, CEO of Alexander Mann Solutions, Sir Rod Aldridge OBE, Founder of Capita, Edwina Dunn, Founder of Dunnhumby and......