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May 06

How To Save Your Fund Managers’ Time (And Other Major Benefits of an Investment Writing Team)

There are few things in the investment world more important than crisp, timely writing. When the going’s rough, the arrival of insightful and dispassionately written commentary (with all the apostrophes and hyphens precisely where they should be) can provide just the tonic an edgy investor needs to reassure her. Conversely, when times are good, tight, […]

May 05

Copylab Meets: Anne-Marie McConnon, Head of Marketing EMEA at BNY Mellon Investment Management

Anne-Marie McConnon has seen some changes in her time. In more than eight years as a leader in investment marketing at M&G and then BNY Mellon Investment Management, Anne-Marie has overseen rebrands, implemented digital strategies, and headed brand-awareness campaigns across Europe and the Middle East – while also finding time to help launch the massively […]

April 05

Why I’m off Facebook (and staying off)

I deleted my Facebook four months ago, and I don’t miss it. Neither the racist memes (thanks, Auntie), nor the photos of kids I’ll never meet, nor the diatribes against the Great Starbucks Injustices my friends faced on their journeys back from yoga. If you really spent £1,200 to fly to that locale just so […]

March 29

Copylab Hits the Freedom Trail

I’m excited to announce today that we’re opening an office in America – Copylab’s first venture outside the UK. After more than a year of research and planning, we’ve decided to begin our overseas expansion by setting up shop in Boston, Massachusetts. (See here and here for media coverage of our expansion.) The aim of […]

January 05

C-O-P-Y-L-A-B’s 7 Top Tips for Writing a Successful Fund Commentary

Writing effective fund commentary is an art. Sure, it relies heavily on cold, hard data, but turning those swirls of statistics into something elegant, concise and, above all, clear requires a precise mix of discipline and inspiration. At Copylab, we’ve written a few fund commentaries in our time, so here’s our guide to bringing out the […]

January 04

Five inescapable office email clichés – and why we can’t escape them

Originally posted on Copylab Blog:
Like haiku, football commentary and Tannoy announcements on the Tube, office email has a culture and vernacular all its own. We agonise over cc etiquette; we fume over wordy or bewilderingly brief messages; we dream of inbox zero. And like all widely used languages, office email also boasts its own…

December 14

Merry Christmas from Copylab

Dear Copylab clients, friends and family, I’d like to thank you all for continuing to support Copylab in 2015. It’s been a pleasure to work with you on so many exciting and successful projects. We know you’re waiting excitedly for your Copylab Christmas card to arrive. We know it’s the highlight of your year to […]