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Alexander Garrett

Freelance writer

Location icon United Kingdom

I've been writing about business, property and associated topics for more than two decades including a seven year stint at The Observer. I currently contribute to magazines including Management Today, BA's Business Life, and Money Observer, as well as editing publications for corporate clients including WPP.
Contact me at [email protected]

INFLUENCE - Under Pressure: PR industry on brink of a mental health epidemic

By Alexander Garrett, Since the beginning of January, staff at London PR agency Frank have been on the receiving end of a surprising incentive. In an industry that prides itself on communicating constantly, employees have been rewarded for not using their phones. The Frank on Hold scheme uses an app to give points - which ...

BA First magazine
Miami has a moment

Developers in Miami are pushing luxury property to new boundaries.

Business Life
Innovation Cities

A look at three cities leading innovation in the UK

BL Jersey
Why funds need a digital edge

The Channel Islands' fund management sector needs to sharpen its take on technology – now.

BA Business Life
Contain yourself: Repurposing shipping containers

A futuristic house in Northern Ireland that featured on TV show Grand Designs recently won a RIBA design award. Nothing unusual about that, you might think, except that the house in question was built from four shipping containers.

Management Today
Friends in high places

Mentoring is evolving from a casual arrangement to a vital tool for creating the next generation of leaders. Alexander Garrett talks to three mentors and their protegees.

Money Observer
Alternative investments: art

A look at the options for investors in art – from a venerable Royal Academician to a Damien Hirst.

Management Today
Mumsnet's the Word

Meeting Justine Roberts to talk about Mumsnet's role in the forthcoming general election