As we begin our new financial year here at the HudsonBec Group, we continue to honour our commitment to update publicly on our commitments to change made back in 2020.

However, before I dive into those updates, I wanted to pause for some open reflection on these updates, and what…


It’s been a full year since the tragic events of 2020 saw us publish our HudsonBec Group commitments to change. This, our fourth update in response to that article — maintains our promise to publicly update every quarter to ensure we are held accountable to those commitments.

So much reflection…


Nine months ago we published our list of commitments to change across the whole of the HudsonBec Group. Since then, we have been working hard to ensure tangible, considered action followed our words. Not just for the short term — but for as long as the group exists.

As promised…


Improving access to the creative industry for emerging talent needs true collaboration - if you’re working in this space, let’s help each other.

After four years of being ‘Lecture in Progress’ — we re-launched as Creative Lives in Progress last month. We have a new name, a new look, a re-focussed strategy, and a steadfast commitment to our mission of improving access to the creative industry for emerging talent.

If you’ve never heard…


Almost 6 months ago to the day we published our list of commitments to change across the whole of the HudsonBec Group. Since then, we have been working hard to ensure tangible, considered action followed our words. …


Whilst Diversity, Equity & Inclusion has always been a focus in our business, when the tragic killing of George Floyd hit our news channels, against a backdrop of so many other unjust deaths, we knew that we as a company had not yet done enough to help change systems of…


We’ve spent the past week reflecting on our practices as a company. Here we set out the changes we’re going to make.

Three weeks on from the brutal killing of George Floyd by white police officers in Minneapolis, it’s almost impossible for many of us to even comprehend the pain and anger that many in the Black community are feeling right now, both in the US and around the world.

The fact…


An update on how we’re helping emerging talent understand the creative industry, find opportunities and work in a healthy and fulfilling way.

Three years ago we launched Lecture in Progress. A free resource to empower emerging creative talent with information and first-hand accounts that demystify the day-to-day workings of the creative world.

The platform emerged out of running It’s Nice That for well over a decade and not wanting to ignore the…


The HudsonBec Group Studio

How do we prove our purpose?

Our group purpose at The HudsonBec Group is to “Enable Creativity to Thrive.” You’d be forgiven for being cynical about whether it actually means anything at all in a world saturated with wooly, abstract company purpose statements. Here I’ll try and prove why ours isn’t actually that abstract at all.


Over the last ten years as I’ve grown from being a graphic design graduate, into a business owner. During that decade I’ve learnt a few things that I thought some other creative people trying to start or run a business might appreciate, and here they are.

(This is a version…

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