CitizenM hotel at Tower Hill

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, announced the award of the £30 million London hotel scheme for the citizenM hotel group. The nine storey hotel will consist of 370 luxurious modular bedrooms over eight floors, a ground floor cafe, bar, living room spaces and a SocietyM business club on the eighth and ninth levels. Traditional construction […]

Matt Dusting’s M-24

Farmer’s son Mat Dusting has catapulted onto the up-cycling scene, his innovative use of lorry tarpaulins and reclaimed seatbelts grabbing the attention of ski and snowboarders. Since obtaining an initial Prince’s Trust start-up loan for £2,000, Mat’s business is now working at full capacity to meet orders – operating entirely out of an 8 mile […]

Should We Be Worried About Growth In China?

With recent Chinese Q1 GDP numbers at 7.7%, should we be worried about growth in China? Virginie Maisonneuve, Head of Global and International Equities at Schroders, says markets should look at China’s longer-term picture in light of the new government, and not overly focus on one quarter’s data. The world’s two largest engines of growth – the […]

How To and Tips About Blogging for Business

In 2005 Bloomberg reported that ‘Blogs Will Change Your Business’. Was it so long ago? Well, they did and now we are well into a global online conversation with our customers. According to HubSpot in 2012 “The facts speak for themselves. Marketing data clearly shows that blogging is a critical piece of the inbound marketing methodology and directly […]

iGaming Social Marketing and Strategy Report

According to iGaming Business Social Marketing and Strategy Report ‘The incorporation of social media into business practices is now non-negotiable.’ Their recent report also highlights these simple thoughts on Content Generation. Something we do here at Shinesquad. By liking a brand on Facebook, following on Twitter or subscribing to a blog or Instagram account, a user is essentially […]