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30 June 09

Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy to develop new online SME support service - Mahout

Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy will structure and develop part of Business Assessment's online service - Mahout - an online publishing company providing analysis, recommendations, and a structured way of managing performance data to SMEs.
Business Assessment Ltd develops performance diagnostic tools and processes for SMEs and is now developing its online service.

Mahout will aim to:
- find small businesses with ambition
- provide guidance to managers so they can focus development on the right areas of their business
- track the impact of their decisions on the growth of the business

25 June 09

North Northamptonshire Cultural Investment Plan blog now online

After debating the North Northamptonshire Cultural Infrastructure and Learning and Skills challenges and opportunities in two workshop sessions with key stakeholders we have posted the conclusions in the projects blog, so you can stay up to date with all the latest Cultural Investment Plan's developments.

We are looking forward to your contribution!

17 June 09

Tom Fleming speaking at 'Poised on the Brink' in Hastings

Tom Fleming will be presenting (amongst other leading experts) the critical factors in place-making in 'Poised on the Brink' - an action planning event in Hastings on July 1st. The presentation will focus on how Bexhill and Hastings can build the relationship between tourism and culture, creativity and economic development to drive growth and enhance future prospects.

Quality placemaking, leadership, entrepreneurship and infrastructure will be the main issues addressed and will lead to opportunities to make Hastings and Bexhill a more successful place.

The event will be a series of workshops and feedback sessions with the input of leading experts. The outcome will identify a framework and key achievable actions for delivering the cultural vision as well as the specific roles of partners in driving them forward.

15 June 09

Creative Industries Summer School in Moscow and Yasnaya Polyana

Andrew Erskine will be lecturing at the 'Creative Industries and Contemporary Humanitarian Knowledge as a Resource for Regional Development' Summer School organised by the Creative Industries Agency Russia, in Moscow and Yasnaya Polyana (the Leo Tolstoy estate) from June 30 to July 7 2009.

The Summer School will present and discuss the creative industries phenomenon and its contribution to city regeneration and regional development processes. This year's Summer School's focus will be the development of the creative industries as a new fusion of culture, economy and social policy, with an emphasis on professional orientation and the development of future specialists in the humanitarian field.

15 June 09

Debates on Europe's political, cultural and social challenges in Krakow

On 6th July Tom Fleming will be discussing the culture-forming role of cities and presenting the importance of Creative Cities, as part of lectures at the Visegrad Summer School in Krakow, Poland. The programme of the eighth edition of the Visegrad Summer School includes debates on current political, cultural and social challenges in the global and European perspective.