Brooks Macdonald Group plc, through its various subsidiaries, provides leading investment management services in the UK and internationally. The Group, which was founded in 1991 and began trading on AIM in 2005, had Discretionary Funds under Management of £15.5 billion as at January 2021.
Brewin Dolphin are an independently-owned firm, listed on the London FTSE 250, bound to no corporate group. They have an award-winning research team, who undertake research across markets, asset classes and individual companies. They develop unconstrained views and insights for their advisers to draw upon so they can best manage your wealth.
Established in 2012 for the purpose of supporting the physical and mental well-being of the local community, Personal Best has gone from strength to strength ensuring individuals from diverse backgrounds of all ages can benefit from our extensive provision and facilities.
Clearvision is an award-winning software services company and Atlassian Platinum Solution Partner with a number of certifications in the IT sector. The purpose of the business is to empower teams to reach their full potential, a mantra which is applied not just externally but internally — Clearvision is a Sunday Times 100 Best Place to Work (2019 and 2020).
Clearvision experts are multi-versed in software, having formed major partnerships over the years with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Mendix to name a couple.
Eastleigh College is a leading technical and professional college in the UK with an ambitious vision for the College’s future.
More than 22,000 learners from across the country choose to study with them every year because they continue to develop a wide range of programmes to provide the skills and knowledge for a highly rewarding future.
Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions.
They are focused on the practical side of higher education – giving their students the connections, experience and confidence to turn their newfound knowledge into a career with real, meaningful impact.
The Forge Ahead Show 2.0 - Episode 9 - Alex Blake
The Forge Ahead Show is a Podcast & Video series created & hosted by Nick Elston - Inspirational Speaker, Transformational Speaking Coach, creator of unique Mental Health engagement strategies & an 'in your corner' Mentor.
This week, Nick speak to Alex Blake - Founder of P.M.A. Obviously!, an inspirational speak & Mental Health coach. In the show, Alex openly shares his journey, his passion & views on Mental Health, self employment, his budding Speaking career - plus his 'why' in life & business - and lots more along the way!
Check out Zoe Thompson and her Feel Good 5 Show on Jaxx Radio.
You pick 5 tunes that make you feel good and Zoe gives them a play.
I was asked to be a guest on the show where we talked about music, wellbeing, business and passion...
Check out what songs I chose and listen to the interview in full below...
Dan Szasz: Lockdown 2.0 Questions With... Alex Blake (P.M.A. Obviously)
Dutton Gregory's Agency Business Consultant Dan Szasz hosts this episode of Lockdown 2.0 Questions! If you're in a similar industry, or perhaps just curious to hear how others are adapting to covid, press play, sit back and enjoy.
Alex wants to continue making mental health less of a taboo subject to be open and honest about. His vision is to be able to share how he deals with his own mental health, struggles during his lowest times and how he deals with his illnesses, in the hope that he is able to encourage others to do the same, and start the road to recovery.
P.M.A. Obviously! - Career Catapult interview with James Gage
An insight into my journey, my struggle with mental illness and what lead to creating my business focussing on mental health and wellbeing
They have worked within the recruitment and employment industry for around 50 years, placing thousands of people into work. They have pooled their knowledge to support people who are entering the workforce, have been made redundant, looking to change their careers or develop themselves further. Additionally, we have teamed up with well-being experts who have shared tips and techniques to support you with your mental health.
Mental Health: From overthinking to advocating for change!
Trigger Warning: Suicide.
In this week's episode we discuss men's mental health with Alex Blake from @pmaobviously. We are going to warn you, this one is a tear jerker as Alex let's us in on his own experiences with bipolar and how he is trying to give back to others facing poor mental health.
Find them on Instagram @theposipod and for even more content follow them @positivelymeg and @merlotfreemelody
Unmind is a workplace mental health platform. They empower employees to live more fulfilling and balanced lives by changing the way organisations think about mental health.
They work with clinicians, authors and academics to provide digital tools that nourish all aspects of mental wellbeing. From sleep to calmness, fulfilment to happiness.
Click below for the article I wrote for Unmind on "Nurturing the mental health for the next generation"
Inbox Insight are B2B Marketing Experts specializing in Content Amplification.
They are the gateway to Insights for Professionals, a global community of 3.5M+ active business professionals.
Understanding their community allows them to connect content in the right way, to drive value for the reader and delight their customers at the same time.
Stay posted for updates on the work I am doing for their monthly newsletters...
For anyone struggling during the ongoing lockdown and pandemic we are all facing, I had a chat with an old friend, James Thomson of Civil Water, to get an insight into how he has coped and what he has struggled with.
Connecting you to mental health professionals all over the world and normalising mental health.
I have created ad-hoc content for Knotful's Instagram page and will be featured on their website later this year to increase my reach and hopefully help more people.
Click below for my post on "Are suicidal thoughts affecting you or someone close to you?" and to view more of their content.
Vistaprint helps small business owners create expertly designed, up-to-date custom marketing – the assortment of products they need to look and feel professional, prepared and plugged in.
I was very proud to be featured in Visatprint's March 2021 newsletter "Take ten with us!" - Your space, your story. Here they share small business stories, in your own words.
It was a small win for me and it was great to see my hard work is finally starting to pay off. Hopefully a lot more of that to come!
"The Monks" are the semi-professional football team I played with for 3 years in Wessex Division 1 (where we won the league and got promoted) and the Wessex Premier League, getting to the last 16 of the FA Vase in 2018. I still speak to a lot of former players regularly and have partnered with them to combine mental health and football.
Stay posted for more on this and click below to view a post I created on the return to football following the coronavirus pandemic and lockdown.