Chadwicks Insight

Sharing things we have found interesting, surprising or that simply make life better

As a learning organisation we are keen to share our knowledge - and anything else that we've enjoyed.

Stories about people and things that we enjoyed...

1 October 2019

Fifty shades of green: the world of sustainable investment

Investment Analyst Radostina Dencheva contributed an article on the future of socially responsible investments to the recently launched publication, 'Visions of a Sustainable Future.' (2019). This collection of thought pieces form a multidisciplinary perspective on the key challenges and transformations facing us all in ensuring a sustainable future.

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4 September 2019

Libby Toms: My Month at Chadwicks

We enjoy having young people working with us to gain experience of work in the 'real' world. Some are here for a week, some for longer. Libby spent a month with us over the summer and here are her reflections.

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14 May 2019

Norfolk Knights - modern day champions

Chadwicks is proud to sponsor the Norfolk Knights, a fantastic mixed-gender wheelchair rugby club; sponsoring friendships, rivalry, competition, and accessible sport in Norfolk. There are unfortunately few opportunities to access adult disabled sport in our county, and the positive impact sport can have on a person with any form of disability is transformative.

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27 February 2019

A World of Milk

Content Consultants, are committed to developing a full understanding of their target audience as the first step towards building the perfect solutions for their needs. As such, they conducted focus groups with women to learn more about what was preventing Mexican women from breastfeeding. The women told them that advertisements had convinced them that formula milk is better than their breastmilk. What a topsy turvy world!

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5 December 2018

Ormiston Families MPower Project

During 2018 we've been supporting Ormiston Families' MPower project that supports parents who have had a child taken into care. The Mpower project has made a significant impact on the lives of vulnerable women who are largely forgotten in society. The grief and loss they suffer on top of the other challenges they face in their lives is hard to bear.

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5 November 2018

A hut at night? Shepherd's delight!

For those fond of glamping, the answer can be delivered to your doorstep in the shape of an English Shepherd Hut, and you don’t have to tend a herd of sheep to get one. The huts combine the timeless traditional charm of a historic hut with countless modern innovations to make them both beautiful and functional.

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Insight. the ability to perceive clearly or deeply the inner nature of things.

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9 January 2020

Not waving but drowning

In the financial world we were also staggering to our feet after two years of being tossed around by the stormy seas of the financial crisis. As Warren Buffet said at the time ‘It's only when the tide goes out that you learn who has been swimming naked’ and as the waves of the crisis receded there seemed to be an awful lot of people looking sheepishly for a pair of Speedos to hide their hubris.

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1 October 2019

For what it's worth...

I am concerned when something just doesn’t make sense. That feeling that all it is going to take is someone brave enough to shout ‘hey, the Emperor has no clothes’ for the whole facade to come tumbling down

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1 July 2019

Double Trouble

That night my nagging sense of foreboding developed into a full-blown psychosis. I knew it had been a mistake to tick ‘no’. As the long night wore on, I was started into wakefulness every five minutes by the thought of what had become the inevitable outcome...

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4 April 2019

Electric Warrior

I love that when you put your foot down it kicks you in the back, rearranging your spine like a mechanical osteopath, and fires you from standstill to sixty in around four seamless seconds. I love that everyone I’ve taken in it has been unable to suppress their grin as we are launched towards the horizon. I love that the two tons of batteries strapped under the floor give it the centre of gravity and handling characteristics of a go-kart.

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