Tag Archives: words

October 01

Seven Great Tools For Investment Writers

1) City Falcon For the time-pressed investment writer, it is a crushingly familiar tale: you need to know – now – why that Brazilian sugar refiner sparkled during the month, or what drove that Swiss auto-parts giant over the speculative cliff. That’s where newcomer City Falcon comes in. Basically an aggregator of financial news, City […]

June 26

One Love

Corporate tickets in the blazer pocket? Bowl of strawberries in one hand, chilled glass of Pimm’s in the other? It must be time for the uniquely English garden party that is Wimbledon. If you’re a tennis fan, you’ll have no trouble bantering with the Centre Court crowd: ‘What an ace!’ ‘Break-point now… was that into […]

May 22

Hospital words

Copylab welcomes Carmen Reid back to active duty. Fortunately, it’ll take more than a serious illness to keep her down! Read on for more of Carmen’s insights into the way we communicate. After a 10-day stint at the NHS’s pleasure, I’ve come to the conclusion that hospital language falls into two categories: they’re either understating […]

February 26

The Power of Persuasion

The Churchill Factor by Boris Johnson was a Christmas present that I enjoyed much more than I’d expected. It’s a glowing homage to the great leader, orator and prolific writer by a man who is also a journalist, author and politician. In amongst the fascinating chapters about Churchill’s family background, his influence on tank design, […]