James Ellaby

Freelance Copywriter

I'm a writer with backgrounds in journalism, communications and digital marketing. Writing has been a passion since primary school and I love the process of researching a new subject and finding the best way to write about it. Whether it's business thought leadership pieces or more personal blog posts, I care about creating content that is informative, educational and entertaining.

United Kingdom



Is It Time To Recognise Voice Recognition Software?

Voice recognition software has been a work in progress since the initial trials at Bell Labs in the 1950s, but 2017 seems to be the year where more than 70 years worth of...


Change Management Processes - Your Essential Guide - Tallyfy

JFK famously once said that 'Change is the law of life,' a statement that is as true in the world of business as it is for the President of the United States. Businesses need to...

HuffPost UK

Is Game of Thrones' Joffrey TV'S Most Vile Character?

Has there ever been a more fundamentally loathsome character on television than Joffrey Baratheon? The wretched boy-King from Game Of Thrones generally makes only fleeting...


The Essential Guide to Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC) - Tallyfy

Governance, Risk Management and Compliance, also known as GRC, is an umbrella term for the way organisations deal with three areas that help them achieve their objectives. The...


Spotlight On: Pret a Manger

One of the keys to running a successful business is managing the balance between keeping a consistency in what you do well with the need to be constantly innovating to stay...

Parent Co.

Date Night is Overrated, Here's How to Get Out of It

One of the first things my wife and I were told after we had our first baby - literally a couple of hours after - was that we need to make sure we go out on dates and make time...


Collaboration Software - Your Essential Guide - Tallyfy

Finding the best way to get groups of staff to work well together has been a goal in business since long before we all started working in highly structured organisations.


The Changing Consumer Habits in The Food Industry

As consumers, the way we learn about and eat food has changed drastically over the last couple of decades, with globalisation and new technology making the world a smaller place...

National Schools Training

How should schools use their Apprenticeship Levy funds?

Schools that are looking to make use of their funds from the Apprenticeship Levy have a great deal of options open to them. And, while there's no 'one-size-fits-all' solution...


Is 'Mobility' the Future of the Automotive Industry?

Cars have been a part of our everyday lives in the western world for around a century now, with levels of car ownership rising as more and more of us can afford to buy them.

HuffPost UK

The Beach Boys Are Back: Is It Time for a Mike Love Revolution?

The Beach Boys have just released their first album of original material in 20 years, marking both their 50th anniversary as a band and the power of commercial forces to help...

HuffPost UK

Mad Men Season Five: Sex, Suicide and Songs

The fifth season of Mad Men had a troubled creation, with behind-the-scenes squabbles threatening its existence and delaying it for what felt like years, so it's perhaps not...

HuffPost UK

Will Miley Cyrus Suffer From Too Much Exposure?

When you're launching a new album, it's important to get yourself noticed, but you can have too much of a good idea, so has Miley Cyrus shot herself in the foot? There can't be...

Parent Co.

How Did I Become That Anxious Dad?

One of the things about having young kids is that you quickly have to get used to watching some films over and over (and over and over) and over and over again. Recently in our...


How Digital Is Aiding the Consideration Stage of Car Buying

When you are going to buy something that costs as much as a car, you need to have done some research beforehand, otherwise you'll risk finding yourself at the mercy of an...

HuffPost UK

Are Albums Still Dead Then, Billy Corgan?

The first iPod was released well over a decade ago, and the new freedom to pick and choose songs more easily led to inevitable claims that albums would soon be 'dead'. One...


Spotlight On: Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a concept that anyone with a basic familiarity with the internet will be aware of, but how many would be able to actually explain what it is? Most people would be...


Is Amazon Set to Dominate the Smart Home Market?

There are few areas of our lives that has failed to take a foothold in, so it should surprise no-one that a business that started out selling cheap books online is on the cusp...

Parent Co.

The 6 Stages of Getting Your Kids to Like Led Zeppelin

When I first became a father, one of the things that got me through the long nights and gushes of bodily fluids was the thought that one day, I could place a paternal hand on my...