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The case for connectedness and influence – our view on the European referendum | europe

Posted by in Entrepreneurship, Personal, politics, Technology

First published on the ClearScore blog on 1st June 2016 I’ve thought long and hard about whether to publish this blog. It represents my personal view of the upcoming EU Referendum. However, and this is the aspect that gave me pause for thought, it also represents the view of the corporate body that is ClearScore. I think it is incredibly important that employees and users understand both sides of the argument and have clarity on the views of the people and businesses that they rely on. To this end, the…read more

ALL WE CAN SEE IS THE DARK

Posted by in Advertising, Marketing, Personal, Trust

This morning as I was waking up my 3 year old daughter Jemima came into bed for a cuddle. It was cold and she snuggled under the covers putting her head under the duvet. I heard a little voice coming up from beside me, "Dad come under the covers with me." So I dutifully dived my head down under.  I said to her, "we can't see anything in here," and she replied, "all we can see is the dark." This reply struck me. How many times do we encounter situations…read more

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Winner Financial Services Forum Marketer of the Year 2008

Posted by in Marketing, Personal, Presentations & PR

I was delighted to receive the Marketer of the Year Award 2008 at the The Financial Services Forum Awards for Marketing Effectiveness at the dinner last week. As I said in my acceptance speech the award was as much a recognition of my team and journey of brand repositioning and marketing effectiveness that we went through at Capital One.  The award was voted for by the judging panel and members of the Financial Services Forum and they were kind enough to say the following:  "Justin sits on the leadership team…read more

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