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Articles / 11 September 2018

Culture in a creative business

Great ideas beget great ideas. Social contagion is a cultural phenomenon. Watch this video for the kind of culture we build at MerchantCantos

MerchantCantos retains crown

News / 14 April 2017

MerchantCantos retains crown

We are delighted to have retained the No. 1 spot in the annual Televisual Corporate Top 50.

A tale of two stories

Articles / 11 April 2017

A tale of two stories

Value creation needs a new narrative, weaving together both financial and non-financial considerations

Mind the gap

Articles / 03 April 2017

Mind the gap

From April 6th organisations will have 12 months to disclose a ‘snapshot’ of their gender pay gap data. However, the data itself is just part of the challenge.

Silver linings

Articles / 31 March 2017

Silver linings

Last night was the 8th annual Transform Awards Europe, which celebrates the best brand development and re-branding work.

You’re wasting money not using real stories

Articles / 29 March 2017

You’re wasting money not using real stories

Sport creates iconic moments and narratives that perfectly mimic the dramatic nuances we aim for when we make films. It was therefore fittingly theatrical to witness the greatest comeback in US Super Bowl history (Go Patriots!) in primetime this February, sandwiched between Gaga’s drone extravaganza and a trend in short form storytelling that simply cannot be ignored.

Unsung heroes

Articles / 16 March 2017

Unsung heroes

A few months back I wrote about change and the escalators at Holborn tube station. It covered the massive difficulties that London Underground had in persuading commuters to alter the habit of a lifetime and stand on both sides of the escalator.

The game is on for UK Corporate Governance

Articles / 27 February 2017

The game is on for UK Corporate Governance

Last week the FRC announced plans for a fundamental review of the UK Corporate Governance Code

Happy Chinese New Year

News / 25 January 2017

Happy Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year from MerchantCantos

Populist thinking

Articles / 24 January 2017

Populist thinking

What does the rise in populism mean for sustainability?

IFAC shows support

News / 11 January 2017

IFAC shows support

The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)’s January policy paper effectively reconfirms the global accountancy profession’s support for integrated reporting.