December 2, 2013

DLHE surveys precipitate winter flurry

Universities are buying in expertise and services from small dynamic enterprises to help the institutions to differentiate their offerings. At Contented, we’re experiencing particular demand from enlightened […]
November 27, 2013

Making the difference for international students

‘Programmes like Ontente are exactly the reasons why international students choose to study in the UK.’ Kim Bui, 2013 delegate. Unlike conventional work placements, our co-productions can […]
November 21, 2013


At our Whirlwind Labs we’ve been talking about the difference between collaboration and coproduction. Our idea is that we can learn from the creative industries’ […]
August 21, 2013

Beware what you read in social media

An old adage warns not to believe what you read in newspapers. The professional reputation of social network LinkedIn is now under threat, suggest the FT’s […]
August 21, 2013

Young leaders challenge business hierarchies

Exceptional business leaders across the world, from Britain’s Cadbury Brothers (now owned by Kraft), to India’s Tata Sons (now owners of Jaguar Land Rover), have been […]
August 15, 2013

If you’ve never pitched to Radio 4 before…

Here’s a great opportunity for anyone interested in the production process and how to pitch your ideas. If you’re not registered on the BBC’s commissioning framework […]
August 15, 2013

Bridging the gap between audience and production

How can organisations engage their stakeholders in meaningful dialogue? We just came across this article from the BBC, explaining their strategy for engaging audiences. As we […]
August 15, 2013

Jobs that are child’s play

A knee-high view of work is the comical subject of a new radio programme being commissioned by the BBC. CBeebies is looking for child led content […]
August 15, 2013

BBC Drama Spring Commissioning

The BBC has given notice of the spring commissioning round for Radio 4 Drama and Contented is on the look out for ideas.   Contented is […]
August 14, 2013

Devoted & Disgruntled

A London Comedy duo is disrupting meetings across Britain to mobilise theatre and the performing arts. Devoted and Disgruntled are creating a network of practitioners and […]
August 14, 2013

School for Social Entrepreneurs

The School for Social Entrepreneurs franchise is launching a new branch in the West Midlands next month.   SSE is headed up by CEO Charles Rapson, […]
July 4, 2013

Invitation to Workshop

Contented is delighted to announce a new series of workshops dealing with issues faced by enterprises in today’s volatile financial environment.  As a supporter of our work […]