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.

Read the latest from our blog...

1 April 2022

A step in the right direction…

If the last 2 years have taught us anything it is that pandemics and wars are not relics of history. It is remarkable that despite the scale of each event markets have taken them in their stride and are in fact up over two years.

Find out more about A step in the right direction…

15 March 2022

Double Jeopardy

In an uncertain world, there is always a risk that you will bump into someone you know, even in the most unlikely circumstances – but that’s not always a bad thing!

Find out more about Double Jeopardy

1 March 2022

Keep Calm and Carry On (Once Again)

It feels unequivocally unfair and tragic that in the same week we began to move on from the global pandemic that had marked the course of our lives for the past two years, we’ve walked headfirst into the makings of a world war.

Find out more about Keep Calm and Carry On (Once Again)

1 October 2021

I used to find demographics boring, then I came to my census!

There are several long term global structural trends that are shaping our future from technological breakthroughs, urbanisation, growing wealth in the emerging world, global warming, and demographic change.

Find out more about I used to find demographics boring, then I came to my census!

Watch our latest videos...

16 February 2022

Masterclass February 2022 – Business Planning

Watch now...

22 November 2021

Succession Foundations

Watch now...

31 October 2021

Retirement Foundations

Watch now...

30 September 2021

Investment Foundations

Watch now...

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

Stories about people and things that we enjoyed...

20 December 2020

The long-term drivers of return in financial markets and economies

In this Research Note James Bacon and Lee Nguyen explore the factors driving growth and the implications for our investment process

Find out more about The long-term drivers of return in financial markets and economies

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.

Find out more about Fifty shades of green: the world of sustainable investment

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.

Find out more about Libby Toms: My Month at Chadwicks

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!

Find out more about A World of Milk

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.

Find out more about Ormiston Families MPower Project

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.

Find out more about A hut at night? Shepherd's delight!

18 October 2018

The Funding Conundrum

For our May 2018 Insight Masterclass we were delighted to be joined by Nick Harding. We have worked with Nick for over twenty years and watched him build a series of successful businesses, starting with a management buy-out of a division of Rank in 1996.

Find out more about The Funding Conundrum

23 November 2017

Vanessa Pooley

Leonardo da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, and Andy Warhol are a few of the artists said to have had dyslexia. Vanessa Pooley, the Norwich-based sculptor, feels it can be alienating...

Find out more about Vanessa Pooley

Upcoming Masterclasses...

Disrupt Your Business - Before Someone Else Does!

26 May 2022

Traditional business thinking was about creating something then ruthlessly focusing on efficiency (think typical US corporation making fake cheese). But what happens when you are really good at something the world no longer wants? Do you deny the future? Do you change reluctantly? Or do you lead change

Find out more and book