Archive for the ‘Resource’ Category

How to… Plan communication

Communication is one of those things that we are doing all the time, whether aware of it or not, verbal and nonverbal, planned and unplanned communications are the life blood of relationships and the people ‘bit’ when it comes to process improvements and projects. (Read more)

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How to… Garment Costing

Recently I was reminded how easy it is for an outsider (i.e. someone who has not worked at the coalface of garment manufacturing) to look at running a fashion label and think that ‘anyone could do that’. It seems the equivalent of abstract art (my 5 year old could do better) or running a café (how many have I seen open and close on my block alone); lots of people with no idea how to do it think it looks pretty easy and massively profitable. It’s not... Easy or massively profitable. Don’t get me wrong it CAN be profitable. (Read more)

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Is it time for a price review?

The first week of a new financial year is a good time to look at the market and perform a competitive review of your pricing strategy. We’ve had a number of conversations recently with clients about price, so thought it would be worth sharing some starting points here. (Read more)

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Top Ten Hack Day Tips & Tricks

The team here at 6R like to attend talks and workshops as it is an interesting way to get information, network and it gets us out of the office. Last week we did just that. We attended Collective X Vivid Ideas “Shake, Rattle & Roll” which was an event put on as part of the Vivid Festival. (Read more)

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End of Financial Year – Are you ready?

It’s that time of year again (it comes around too quickly)! As we head into June the preparation and count down to the end of financial year is on. Get organised, get it happening early. This handy checklist devised by 6R's Financial expert Jenny Pittar, is divided into four easy sections so you can attack each part of the end of year finances over the next four weeks and sail into the end of year knowing you are on top of it. Download it now below.  

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Estimating for projects; and keeping a sense of humour!

While every project is different there are some ‘truisms’ that can be applied across the board or at the very least to keeping a sense of humour whilst estimating for and engaging in projects. We have created this image of some truisms that have been around for quite a while. (Read more)

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