50 shades of grey in London – Our dress code debate

Truffle have moved to Blackfriars. We are now part-time shipmates on the HMS President. Having grown up near the coast, there is nothing more cathartic than the gentle bob of a ferry passing. Between The Strand and Blackfriars you go from a rainbow of colour to shades of grey. Yes, it is more office than retail equating to less vibrant …

Is your LinkedIn photo attracting the right attention?

Your choice of LinkedIn photo is more important than you may think – As someone who runs a mile when a camera lens is pointed in their direction, I do not have an abundance of pictures to choose from. In my current offering I was caught in the background at a wedding. Being oblivious to the photographer I did not …

Turning 30 – Top things to consider when changing jobs

I am 29 and turning the big 3-0 next year, to me this feels like a huge change! My carefree, child free, mortgage free twenties will soon be behind me. It’s a landmark age! Is it also a landmark career age? During your 20s you will have been through the ‘junior’ stage, you will have cut your teeth in your chosen field, learned to talk the talk …

Is it our fault that Andy Murray is out of Wimbledon?

I have never been a great fan of Tennis. In honesty thought it was a bit dull. HOWEVER last year I stood with a very restricted view on ‘Murray Mound’ at Wimbledon to watch a nail biting semi-final between Andy Murray and Jerzy Janowicz. I’m not sure he could hear my cheers from behind the hedge but I willed him …