With contributions from all our experts within The Northern Affinity, our blog is a hive of information and advice to help you grow your business and develop your skills.

February 5th, 2021

The Northern Affinity Partner Meeting – 29th January 2021

We were thrilled to have so many of our partners together for the first time since November (virtually of course). Thank you to everyone who came along; brilliant to see so many faces in what is a really exciting time for all of us at The Northern Affinity.  The latest from The Northern Affinity.  A… … MORE

Read more
January 22nd, 2021

Wellbeing tips for lockdown 3.0

As we approach February, it’s been nearly four weeks of lockdown 3.0. We know many of our partners are juggling their businesses, home schooling and other responsibilities. So we thought we’d pull together a few tips for taking care of yourself as we approach the next few weeks. One size doesn’t fit all here. We’d… … MORE

Read more
January 8th, 2021

Your business new year’s resolutions

The time for writing new year’s resolutions has come around again. Have you decided on any for your business for 2021? We thought we’d take a look at some of the most popular business resolutions and how you can implement them this year to help your business grow and flourish.  Firstly, let’s start by saying… … MORE

Read more
December 17th, 2020

2020 Round Up

Well, what a year that was. None of us could have ever expected the events of this year and what it would mean for our businesses. But here we are, approaching the beginning of 2021. And what will hopefully be a year of positives for us all.  Everyone has worked incredibly hard this year to… … MORE

Read more
December 4th, 2020

Avoiding HR Headaches at Christmas

Your HR department will probably be a little busy at the end of the year. Not because they don’t enjoy the festivities, but because there’s a lot to think about when it comes to Christmas. It’s important to consider staff well-being, provide clear guidelines, and be encouraging and motivating to help your team cross the… … MORE

Read more
November 26th, 2020

Has corporate social responsibility changed in 2020?

A number of our partners immerse themselves in projects and causes close to their heart away from their businesses. Whether local or national, it’s always important to give back where possible.  It got us thinking about what corporate social responsibility looks like 2020. And why is it more important than ever?  The pandemic happened.  Businesses,… … MORE

Read more
October 16th, 2020

Our top tips for freelancers.

There are a number of people who have seen the pandemic as a blessing in disguise; the perfect opportunity to take the leap of faith into freelance work; the chance to be their own boss, call the shots and pursue work they’re truly passionate about. A large part of our community is made up of… … MORE

Read more
September 22nd, 2020

How to maximise your presence on LinkedIn

Because of the very nature of The Northern Affinity, we spend a lot of time on LinkedIn. This online networking platform allows users to build up their connections and curate a feed of like minded business people who might be the key to their next big opportunity. Many of our partners are very active on… … MORE

Read more
September 8th, 2020

How have podcasts shot to success?

The earliest podcast dates back to sometime in the early 2000’s but it wasn’t until the 2010’s that the medium really started to gain momentum. Currently, the number of podcasts available is fast approaching 1,000,000. Despite a world that’s dominated by so much visual content, listeners have continued to grow year on year. Whatever you’re… … MORE

Read more

Spreading your word... world-wide

Register Interest