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Keep abreast of the latest guidance and advice, tap into essential need-to-knows and soak-up experts’ insight with the DBA Roundup. Browse below and sign up to receive our regular Roundup email.

Catch up on our latest webinar recording:

training-workshops-2-3Design effectiveness uncovered.

If you’re looking for inspiration, a deeper understanding of what design can deliver and some practical advice, watch this webinar recording for a closer look at some recent winners in the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards. Watch the full recording here >

Read the latest industry insights:

Here’s how to get to the heart of client matters to unlock strategic conversations and engage on broader business challenges.

Could meetings be a spanner in the works of the hybrid model? Bruce Daisley delves into how to manage them as our offices re-open.

Ending planned obsolescence is a ‘brilliant opportunity’ for designers, says DBA member Landor & Fitch’s Jack Holloway in this article.

If the return of face-to-face meetings is giving you the jitters, these five tips could be just the ticket.

How has design practice changed in the last 30 years? Jeremy Myerson shares his thoughts.

Now open for bookings:

Managing Peoplefinn-hackshaw-fqgi8ad-bsg-unsplash: a two-part online training workshop on 12 & 14 Oct covering the key components of being a good manager. 


World Class Client Servicing: Discover what clients need and how to meet and exceed their expectations in this two-part online workshop on 19 & 21 Oct. 

Industry news:

We’re delighted to have recently welcomed Bulletproof’s Francesca Bayliss and Electrolux’s Pernilla Johansson to the DBA Board of Directors (find out more) and strategic business growth consultant Lorraine Tovey Artis to the DBA Experts Register (find out more). 

Could you support young people onto the career ladder? This DWP webinar for employers will explain the KickStart Scheme.

Got an out of this world idea? Government grants of up to £15,000 are now available to support innovative space technology activities.

Interesting stats here highlighting the confusion around design law, as revealed by ACID’s recent survey.

Spotlight on design effectiveness:

DigiBete is saving the NHS £442,370 per annum and improving the quality of life for children with diabetes: this short video tells more.


Download an entry pack for the DBA Design Effectiveness Awards 2022 here. The entry deadline is 5 November 2021. 

Coming up:

Wednesday 11 August at 10.30am, our next DBA member catch up. See you there.

wwp-imageWin Without Pitching®: A three-part masterclass 

23 & 30 September and 7 October, 10.30-12.30 with Aileen Dempsey, EMEA Coach at Win Without Pitching®


Win more new business with the Win Without Pitching® approach. Be empowered to win more and price higher with this exclusive three-part online workshop that will cover the key principles of the tried and tested approach, pricing and true value.  Read more and book >

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