16 July 2015

How big is your union website (2015)?

Recently, I’ve been looking at the sizes of union websites as a benchmarking exercise to inform a union website redesign project. I thought I’d share…

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18 June 2015

Trade Union Website League Table 2015

Every year in June I look at a number of industry metrics for all the TUC-affiliated trade union websites. To help unions see how their site has…

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9 June 2015

How to improve your website navigation

As well as designing and building websites, I'm often asked to review existing sites to help improve them. One common problem I come across is poor…

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23 April 2015

Social media and the election

With the UK general election campaign in full swing, what effect will social media have on the outcome?

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24 March 2015

What is responsive design?

Every website I've built over the last few years have been developed using a technique called ‘Responsive Design’. I'm often asked what this is and…

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26 February 2015

Extra security and speed with CloudFlare

Anyone running a website will be aware of a growing threat from malicious software, usually powered by networks of infected computers known as…

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22 January 2015


I've been posting about grammar recently, and this latest post focuses on punctuation. In the beginning, there were words, and the words were…

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14 January 2015

451 unavailable: Campaign for a new error message

Anyone who uses the World Wide Web will be familiar with the ‘404 Page Not Found’ message which appears when you visit a webpage that doesn’t exist…

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29 November 2014

The Pronoun

In the latest of my posts on grammar, I look at our essential friend, the pronoun.

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26 November 2014

Which unions are the most influential in social media in 2014?

Since 2012, I’ve carried out annual research to find out which TUC-affiliated unions are the most influential on social media. It’s been a year since…

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