1. Why volunteering makes you a nicer person

    Posted by Sarah Gee - partner on 24th January 2010

    I came across a quote the other day by Michelle Mone, ‘World Young Business Achiever Award’ in 2000 and inventor of the Ultimo bra, who said that she had three simple rules by which she led her life: work as hard as you can possibly work, play as hard as you can possibly play, and always make time to put something back and help others. This seemed to me to be a good summary of work...

  2. Can the arts survive in a beta world?

    Posted by Sarah Gee - partner on 5th January 2010

    Every so often you go to a conference and something said by a speaker becomes a worm in your head. It turns, challenges, probes and just won’t go away. So it was for me at the Arts Marketing Association Conference this summer where Ed Sanders, Marketing Director for Google and YouTube, was talking about his experiences of working with arts organisations on the YouTube Symphony Orchestra proj...

  3. An age old question of fairness?

    Posted by Sarah Gee - partner on 1st October 2009

    The Government’s “Equalities department”: http://www.equalities.gov.uk/ has been running a consultation on age discrimination in services and public functions, which was brought to my attention by the Theatrical Management Association. Although most theatres, in line with other arts organisations, tend to be pretty open and fair by nature, and very welcoming to older visitors, i...