These policies encompass our website becksneale.co.uk (our site).
Becks Neale and Inkshed Design Studio are trading names of Inkshed Ltd.
Working Relationships (Clients / Suppliers / Collaborations)
GDPR: DATA PRIVACY NOTICE FOR CLIENTS AND SUPPLIERS
The rules on processing of personal data are set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).
Data controller – A controller determines the purposes and means of processing personal data.
Data processor – A processor is responsible for processing personal data on behalf of a controller.
Data subject – Natural person
Categories of data – Personal data and special categories of personal data
Personal data – The GDPR applies to ‘personal data’ meaning any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier (as explained in Article 6 of GDPR). For example name, passport number, home address or private email address. Online identifiers include IP addresses and cookies.
Special categories personal data – The GDPR refers to sensitive personal data as ‘special categories of personal data’ (as explained in Article 9 of GDPR). The special categories specifically include genetic data, and biometric data where processed to uniquely identify an individual. Other examples include racial and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, health data, trade union membership, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs.
Processing – means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
Third party – means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.
2. Who are we?
Becks Neale is the data controller for Inkshed Ltd. This means we decide how your personal data is processed and for what purposes. Our contact details are: email@example.com. For all data matters contact Becks Neale on firstname.lastname@example.org
3. The purpose(s) of processing your personal data We use your personal data for the following purposes:
- To provide a service as a contractual necessity
- To improve a service
- To maintain our own accounts and records in compliance with legal obligations
- To inform individuals of news, events or activities
- You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our websites (our sites) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use our site, subscribe to our service, book a consultation, make an order enquiry, place an order, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions, enter a competition, promotion or survey, and when you report a problem with our site.
- We adopt a Social Media Policy to ensure our business and our staff conducts themselves accordingly online. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for user passwords or personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media. There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page.
4. The categories of personal data concerned
With reference to the categories of personal data described in the definitions section, we process the following categories of your data:
- Personal information: first name, last name, full name, job position, qualifications, place of work, personal description, photograph
- Contact information: address, email address, phone number, social media profiles
- Payment information: BACS / Card / PayPal / Cheque / Bank information
- Navigational information: analytics (IP address, interaction with content)
5. What is our legal basis for processing your personal data?
Personal Data (article 6 of GDPR)
Our lawful basis for processing your general personal data:
- Consent of the data subject; TO INFORM – Opt-in sign up to newsletters / emails / blog. TO COLLABORATE – photo shoot consent / confidentiality agreement
- Processing necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject or to take steps to enter into a contract; TO PROVIDE a service / consultation
- Legitimate Interest; TO INFORM – introduce new services / offers / events that might interest you / TO PROVIDE you the best service/product and the most secure experience
- Processing necessary for compliance with a legal obligation; TO MAINTAIN OUR ACCOUNTS AND RECORDS
6. Sharing your personal data
Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential, and will be shared only with our business partners, suppliers, sub contractors and accountants for the purpose of completing a contract and maintaining our records.
Advertisers and advertising networks. We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others.
Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.
7. How long do we keep your personal data?
We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary and we only retain your data for the following purposes and use the following criteria to determine how long to retain your personal data
- length and type of project
- ongoing support required / providing resources
- as legally obliged for business accounts and records
- you can unsubscribe from opt-in sign ups at anytime (via the unsubscribe link in the email or by emailing email@example.com)
8. Providing us with your personal data
We require your personal data as it is a requirement necessary to enter into a contract. To provide you with a service.
9. Your rights and your personal data
Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
- The right to request a copy of the personal data which we hold about you;
- The right to request that we correct any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date;
- The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary to retain such data;
- The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time, WHERE CONSENT WAS YOUR LAWFUL BASIS FOR PROCESSING THE DATA;
- The right to request that we provide you with your personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), (where applicable i.e. where the processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject and where the data controller processes the data by automated means);
- The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;
- The right to object to the processing of personal data, (where applicable i.e. where processing is based on legitimate interests (or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing and processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics).
10. Further processing
If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Privacy Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions.
12. How to make a complaint
To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact Becks on firstname.lastname@example.org
If this does not resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office on 03031231113 or via email https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/ or at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, England.
Inkshed Ltd t/a Becks Neale are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018, the data controller is Becks Neale of Inkshed Ltd, Cotswolds, England UK email@example.com
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information you give us. You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our website (our sites) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use our site, subscribe to our service, book a consultation, make an order enquiry, place an order, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions, enter a competition, promotion or survey, and when you report a problem with our site.
- Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:
technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.
- Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. In this case we will have informed you when we collected that data that it may be shared internally and combined with data collected on this site. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, accountants, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers) and may receive information about you from them.
Uses made of the information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
- Information you give to us. We will use this information:
- to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
- to provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;
- to notify you about changes to our service;
- to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
- Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
- to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
- to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
- to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
- as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
- to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
- to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
- Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may us this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
Disclosure of your information
We may share your information with selected third parties including:
- Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with [them or] you. (For example printers and manufacturers)
- Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
Where we store your personal data
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site or documents, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our site and newsletters may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to information
The GDPR Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE
Terms of website use
Other applicable terms
- Our Acceptable Use Policy which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our site. When using our site, you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy.
If you purchase goods or services from our site, via email, or in person, our Terms and conditions of supply will apply to the sales.
Information about us
becksneale.co.uk is operated by Inkshed Ltd (“We”). Inkshed Ltd trading as Becks Neale. Registered in England & Wales. Company No.14151418 Our contact address is email@example.com. We provide a remote design and consultancy service based from the Cotswolds, England, UK. We are a member of the Federation of Small Businesses, Charity Comms and Work for Good.
Changes to these terms
Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.
Changes to our site
We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.
Accessing our site
Our site is made available free of charge.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.
Our site is directed to people residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate or available in other locations. We may limit the availability of our site or any service or product described on our site to any person or geographic area at any time. If you choose to access our site from outside the United Kingdom, you do so at your own risk.
Your account and password
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your user identification code or password, you must promptly notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Intellectual property rights
Inkshed Ltd are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You must not modify paper or digital copies of any materials in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text nor without written consent from us.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the content on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
No reliance on information
The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.
Limitation of our liability
To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.
We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
- use of, or inability to use, our site; or
- use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.
If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:
- loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
- business interruption;
- loss of anticipated savings;
- loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
- any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it. We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. Different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to liability arising as a result of the supply of any goods by use to you, which will be set out in our Terms and conditions of supply.
Uploading content to our site
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload content to our site, or to make contact with other users of our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of that warranty. If you are a consumer user, this means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.
Any content you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you are required to grant us and other users of the Site a limited licence to use, store and copy that content and to distribute and make it available to third parties. The rights you license to us are described in the next paragraph (Rights you licence). We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any content posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or any other user of our site. We have the right to remove any posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, your post does not comply with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
The views expressed by other users on our site do not represent our views or values.
You are solely responsible for securing and backing up your content.
Rights you licence
When you upload or post content to our site, you grant the following licenses:
- A worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform that content in connection with the services provided by our site and across different media and to promote the site or services; and
- A worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to allow third parties to use the content for their purposes.
We will only ever use your materials to carry out your instructions to us – unless, very exceptionally, a court or other regulator orders us to disclose them.
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
Linking to our site
You may link to our home page if you have first obtained our written consent and provided that you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.
If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact email@example.com
Third party links and resources in our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.
We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.
To contact us, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for visiting our site.
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
This acceptable use policy sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our websites (our sites). This acceptable use policy applies to all users of, and visitors to, our site.
Your use of our site means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the policies in this acceptable use policy, which supplement our terms of website use.
becksneale.co.uk and inkshed-designstudio.co.uk are domains operated by Inkshed Ltd t/a Becks Neale (we or us). Our contact address is email@example.com We provide a remote design service based from the Cotswolds, England UK.
We are a member of the Federation of Small Businesses, Charity Comms and Work for Good.
1. Prohibited uses
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:
- In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
- In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
- For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
- To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards – see section 3
- To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
- To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
You also agree:
- Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our site in contravention of the provisions of our terms of website use;
- Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
- any part of our site;
- any equipment or network on which our site is stored;
- any software used in the provision of our site; or
- any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
2. Interactive services
We may from time to time provide interactive services on our site, including, without limitation:
- Chat rooms
- Bulletin boards
- Blog posts / comments
- Online consultancy
Where we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical). We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users (and in particular, for children) from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our site, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our site, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not. The use of any of our interactive services by a minor is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian. We advise parents who permit their children to use an interactive service that it is important that they communicate with their children about their safety online, as moderation is not foolproof. Minors who are using any interactive service should be made aware of the potential risks to them.
Where we do moderate an interactive service, we will normally provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.
3. Content standards
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.
You must comply with the spirit and the letter of the following standards. The standards apply to each part of any contribution as well as to its whole.
- Be accurate (where they state facts).
- Be genuinely held (where they state opinions).
- Comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted.
Contributions must not:
- Contain any material which is defamatory of any person.
- Contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory.
- Promote sexually explicit material.
- Promote violence.
- Promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
- Infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person.
- Be likely to deceive any person.
- Be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence.
- Promote any illegal activity.
- Be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
- Be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
- Be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person.
- Give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case.
- Advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse.
Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised to verify their authenticity using third-party anti-virus software or similar applications.
4. Suspension and termination
We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this acceptable use policy through your use of our site. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
- Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site.
- Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site.
- Issue of a warning to you.
- Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
- Further legal action against you.
- Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this acceptable use policy. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
Changes to the acceptable use policy
We may revise this acceptable use policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this acceptable use policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.
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We use the following cookies:
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My mission is to inspire and kindle agents of change for nature and wellbeing through:
- collaborating and developing living, purpose-orientated brands
- working towards ensuring that each and every project supports at least one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s)
- and encouraging a reconnection with nature in work and life
to positively impact the wellbeing for all today and tomorrow, far beyond the creative brief.
Core brand values:
- Brand alignment; inspiring confidence and courage to be originally you, living out your brand life values and purpose
- Moral compass; purpose, when aligned, runs deep and is fully expressed through your values in all your brand says, does, chooses
- Every detail considered to communicate and further your purpose
- Helping clients define and connect with their sustainable brand vision and purpose so that they create a meaningful culture that attracts talent and collaborations
- Agents of change for nature and wellbeing through brand communications, projects, content shared and collaborations
- Guiding and co-creating to challenge design briefs to responsibly consider, respect and look after the wellbeing of nature (people and our planet)
- Creating meaningful work that makes a difference beyond the design brief
- Being part of something bigger for the wellbeing of all
- Dedicating time and resources to work on projects that support SDG’s
Protecting our environment
I aim to improve the positive environmental impact of my working practices and projects where I can to influence and affect change:
- LED bulbs installed
- improved building insulation
- working towards getting solar panels installed (2023/24)
- quarterly e-newsletter
- renewable energy website hosting with 34SP
- websitecarbon.com/website/becksneale-co-uk results: this web page is cleaner than:
- 77% of web pages tested (2021)
- 85% of web pages tested (2022)
- 86% of web pages tested (2023)
- working towards reorganising my data archiving system to reduce the environmental impact of stored data
- sourcing FSC certified papers, or sustainable wood alternative fibres for projects
- collaborating with suppliers who care about the environment:
- smaller order digital print runs to avoid wastage
- studio inkjet cartridges recycled via brother.co.uk/recycling in partnership with the rainforest saving charity Cool Earth. Helping to protect our environment and contributing to a sustainable circular economy.
- up cycling/donating resources and stock where possible
- paper / stock supplies donated to charities and community groups
- compiling box of old electronics ready to donate to greenmachinecomputers.com
- recycling items not collected in kerb side recycling at local drop off points; for pet food pouches, stamps, batteries, crisps and treats packets, plastic bags
- food waste regenerated into compost in garden decomposter
- sourcing and refilling cleaning product refills that are kinder to the environment and our health
- up cycling/donating resources and stock where possible
- collecting rainwater and used water from washing fresh produce, to water plants
- creating a mini orchard meadow– hoping to attract an abundance of wild flowers to create homes and sources of food for wildlife, as well as something beautiful to enjoy and observe how it transforms throughout the seasons.
- electric powered grass cutter and scarifier
- in 2022 reduced to a one car household, a small petrol run car. (gov.uk/guidance/e10-petrol-explained). Our move to the Cotswolds in 2021 to be closer to family, together with working remotely, conducting consultations and networking where possible via Teams/Zoom has significantly reduced our annual mileage.
- 2023 installed two bug houses for bees and ladybirds
- 2023 purchased three bird boxes; for starlings, swifts and sparrows who need extra support and places to roost to build back numbers
- Member of the:
- National Trust (personal joint membership)
- Wiltshire Wildlife Trust (personal joint membership)
- Ecologi: ecologi.com/becksneale
- Work for Good: workforgood.co.uk/businesses/becks-neale/
- 1% of brand adventure foundations goes to Rewilding Britain via Work for Good
- £1.25 from every Kit the dog illustrated product sold goes to support The Bumblebee Conservation Trust via Work for Good
(Clients / Suppliers / Collaborations)
I strive to conduct business in a way that has a meaningful, positive impact on wellbeing for nature and our communities, and supports and enhances my client and supplier relationships. We can create high impact by embedding purpose and well-being at the heart of all decision making and actions, to find innovative solutions and establish brand cultures that care and thrive, kindling agents of change to create the healthy, regenerative, sustainable future we seek.
I commit to working with clients and suppliers who share these same values and ethics and who understand our joint responsibility, socially and environmentally, to do no harm and benefit all. To achieve this requires us to act with the understanding that we are each dependent upon another and therefore responsible for each other and future generations.
The projects I strive to work on:
- encourage and support wellbeing
- reconnect people with nature
- promote a healthy natural environment (eg clean energy / non-toxic goods / fresh water / healthy food etc)
- reduce consumption and waste
- raise awareness of important environmental, social and ethical issues
- promote wildlife conservation and welfare
- tackle poverty and injustice
- provide education
- encourage and support healthy lifestyles
- support one or more of the UNSDGs
I also aim to work with clients and suppliers whose organisation:
- promotes fairness and equality in the workplace
- seeks to nurture positive long term professional relationships, treating both parties as equal partners and respecting each other as individuals and professionals
- pays all workers fairly and promptly
- prioritises the long term wellbeing of nature and people
- ensures safe and hygienic working conditions
- has strong well documented social and environmental policies
- holds purpose above profit
- is, or is striving to be, a purpose-orientated business for good (eg. purpose led founders, B Corp, social enterprise, non-profit, public organisation, charities…)
- inspires hope
It’s a work in progress and there will be many lessons to learn along the way, but I know that each choice makes a difference, and even the sharing of individual or joint actions and commitments taken can inspire more action for nature and wellbeing.
If you’ve come across techniques, products, processes etc that are helping you make a difference in your work place or at home I’d love to hear about them.
Together we can make a positive impact in the world, brand by brand.