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posted by Tessa Webb on Thursday, 30 October 2014

The NCUB has asked me to write another blog to help undergraduates get ready for the workplace.

The National Centre for Universities and Business has commissioned me to write about student employability.

Claire, the owner of Two Ducks (a lovely company selling beautiful British gifts) has inspired me to write this blog. On returning from the New Des


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case studies used

Some of the detailed case studies:

Annie Hutchinson: applied textiles/craft (what brings you nourishment?)

Lucy Byatt: cartoonist and sculptor (how does a multi-talented person run a business?)

Mark Cazalet: commissions (how to manage risks)

Fiona Dealey: costume designer (working with the stars, self-employed, creative and single)

'Mary Law': international artist (the reality of an annual profit/loss for a fine artist)

Sheila Fleet: jeweller (running a business remotely in the Orkneys)

Vanessa Arbuthnott: textile designer (finding your element)

Oliver Barratt: sculptor - working to your strengths

Thomas Denny: stained glass artist (taking the lid off stained glass commissions)

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen: the story of a celebrity interior designer

List changed and adapted according to the course.

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