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THE CLOCK IS TICKING ON A NEW BRITISH WATCH BRAND WHICH HOUSES A HIDDEN SECRET

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Luxury ‘collector’ watch brand Brax la Rue is bucking the trend and proving that success is possible in the wake of the Covid-19 lockdown.

The new UK based company has already caused quite a stir despite the fact that its first Tourbillon watch hasn’t been officially launched until today (1 September 2020).

The 500 stunning limited edition timepieces have been hand assembled and are individually numbered. They are housed in a 42mm diameter stainless steel case with anti-reflective sapphire crystal glass and hand winding Tourbillon movement.

What’s more, one of the watches will be worth significantly more than its sale price thanks to world famous micro-artist Graham Short who has engraved a tiny badger’s paw print on its working mechanism – viewed through the glass on the reverse of the watch.

Graham is considered to be one of the most talented living micro-artists in the world. He is well-known for engraving a portrait of the Queen onto a pinhead, which recently sold for £100,000, but admits that the Brax la Rue paw print, engraved using a using a shard of diamond glued to the tip of a needle, was his most difficult engraving yet.

The dedicated artist, dubbed ‘hands of a genius’, spent over 50 years going to physical and mental extremes to produce the highest-quality, and tiniest, hand engravings ever seen – in fact his smallest works of art cannot even be seen by the naked eye.

As well as the portrait of the Queen, his masterpieces include engravings of Jane Austen and Harry Kane on bank notes, and an engraving on the edge of a commemorative medal given to the artist by Neil Armstrong.

Brax La Rue started when watch enthusiast Peter J Fuller had a vision to make watches a little different.

Peter explains: “There are so many watch brands out there already, but through Brax la Rue I wanted to create something different, unusual and unique; something that will make people look twice. I want Brax la Rue to become a great British brand.”

The Tourbillon was patented in 1801 by Swiss watchmaker Abraham-Louis Breguet. Tourbillon is French for ‘whirlwind’ – its purpose being to negate the effects of gravity on time accuracy. It is housed in a rotating cage with the whole assembly constantly moving. So whatever position the watch is in, any timing variations are cancelled out.

The Brax la Rue limited edition Tourbillon watch will be launched on Ingiegogo, a platform which supports new start-up businesses, on 1 September 2020.

For more information, contact: Peter Fuller – founder of Brax La Rue – 07745 894481

Brax La Rue is a new Luxury ‘collector’ brand watch company with the aim to produce quality limited edition watches with something unique in every collection.

Graham Short :  Watch an interview featuring Graham Short and Peter J Fuller talking about the paw print engraving.

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Is Vitamin P The Entrepreneurship, Small Business, Secret Weapon?

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NEW YORK—February 18th, 2020—Morgan James’ new book release, The Book of WHY (and HOW): Discover the Timeless Secrets to Meaning, Success and Abundance by Corey Poirier, tells readers exactly what actions they need to take to dramatically change their career and life for the better. Broken into three sections that examine four specific “why’s”, The Book of WHY (and HOW) is direct and easy to digest, promising readers a clear, step-by-step path to success.

Studies show less than a quarter of all employees are truly engaged and passionate about their jobs. The Book of WHY (and HOW) answers the “why’s” of why people aren’t engaging in what they do and why they don’t pursue their dreams and provides practical action steps for how to begin the pursuit. Relevant and applicable to anyone who is discontent in their career or life in general, The Book of WHY (and HOW): Discover the Timeless Secrets to Meaning, Success and Abundance provides an empowering, inspiring roadmap to developing a life mission, discovering your passion, and ultimately leading a more fulfilled and satisfying life.

The book also reveals the power of what Poirier calls Vitamin P (the P stands for Passion / Purpose). It is the Vitamin he notes we can’t buy in stores but contends it may be the most important Vitamin we’ll ever take. Based on his studies of more than 5,000 of the world’s top influencers and his own experience with “Vitamin P”, Poirier notes that based on his studies, it has the power to decrease anxiety (it helped him finally put his own anxiety to rest), decrease absenteeism, increase energy, well-being and fulfillment – he reveals just how one can access Vitamin P in The Book of WHY (and HOW).

Corey Poirier has spent the last decade interviewing thousands of the world’s most successful and influential people. From his interactions with these impactful leaders and from his own personal career experiences, he’s discovered common themes guaranteed to lead to success and satisfaction. He shares the secrets he’s uncovered with those seeking a life of passion in The Book of WHY (and HOW): Discover the Timeless Secrets to Meaning, Success and Abundance. The book is available at www.thebookofwhy.com (just $0.99 from February 17th – 23rd)

If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Corey Poirier, please call Nickcole Watkins at 516.900.5674.

About the Author:
Corey Poirier is a Multiple-Time TEDx Speaker, Author, Forbes and Entrepreneur Columnist, and an interviewer of High Achieving Influencers, having interviewed over 5,000 of the world’s top leaders over the past decade. Having appeared on CBS radio, Forbes Books Radio, the popular Entrepreneurs On Fire podcast, CTV, CBC, Eastlink TV and many more, Corey is also a highly sought after International Keynote Speaker. He currently resides in Prince Edward Island, Canada.

About Morgan James Publishing:
Morgan James publishes trade quality titles designed to educate, encourage, inspire, or entertain readers with current, consistent, relevant topics that are available everywhere books are sold.

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Robert Rinder and The Secret Barrister amongst competition judges for Justis Writing Competition

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This week, legal technology company Justis have announced the judges for their annual Law and Technology International Writing Competition, which include Robert Rinder, also known as Judge Rinder from the popular TV show, and best-selling author The Secret Barrister.

The company behind the international competition, which has a grand prize of £2,000, also announced a one-week extension to the competition deadline, giving students from around the world extra time to write and submit their entries. The new deadline for the competition will be the 8th of December 2019.

Alongside Robert Rinder, and The Secret Barrister, the competition also has an impressive variety of expert judges from the fields of law, technology, research and publishing, including:

• Pete Ward, Editor of Modern Law Magazine
• Aishah Hussain, Reporter for Legal Cheek, the UK’s most-read legal website
• Dr Liz Dowthwaite, Research Fellow, specialising in online data, privacy and social media at the University of Nottingham
• Tom Bangay, Director of Content at Juro
• Masoud Gerami, Managing Director of Justis, a vLex company
• Emily Allbon, Creator of tldr.legal and Senior Lecturer, Director of Mooting, and Programme Director LLB in Legal Practice at The City Law School, City, University of London,
• Roger V. Skalbeck, Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Library and Information Services at the University of Richmond
• David Wills, Editor of Legal Information Management and Squire Law Librarian at the University of Cambridge

About the competition

The Justis International Law & Technology Writing Competition 2020 launched on the 1st October 2019 for its third consecutive year. The competition, which accepts entries from university and college students around the world, tasks them to write 1,000 words on one of three topics. This year the topics are: technology and the future of legal practice social media, data and privacy, and access to justice and technology.

With a grand prize of £2,000 and publication on the popular Legal Cheek Journal – one of the most read legal websites in the UK – Dr Matthew Terrell, Head of Marketing for Justis, who oversees the competition, hopes that they will receive more entries than ever before, and talks about how this competition can help students to stand out in an overcrowded job market:

“Moving from university to the workplace can be challenging and very competitive, and we hope this competition can help students stand out from the crowd with their ability to produce professional, thought-provoking articles. Last year we received so many fantastic entries and I am hoping we receive even more this year.”

Alongside the grand prize for the overall winner, three prizes of £250 will be awarded to three authors voted best in category. Each judge will be anonymously scoring shortlisted entries in the new year, shortly before the best in category winners, and overall winner, are announced in spring 2020.

Additionally, the overall winner and best in category articles will be published on the Justis and vLex blogs, and also included in Justis’ international newsletter that reaches thousands of legal practitioners around the world. In past years, competition entries have been published in Legal Information Management and on the popular Artificial Lawyer website.

Past winners of the competition include students from Harvard University, the University of Oxford, Trinity College Dublin, the University of London, BPP, and the University of Auckland. Roisin Costello, the Overall Winner from 2018 shares her thoughts on the competition:

“The competition offers an exceptional opportunity to expose your writing to Justis’ international readership, and an associated impact for your research findings and ideas few students receive. The competition is exceptional, as the caliber of entries included on the shortlist this year illustrated and I can only imagine this will become even more evident in coming years.”

To submit your entry and for information on the judges visit: https://www.justis.com/writing-competition-submit/

To sign up for competition updates, or for more information on the competition and topics, visit: https://promos.vlex.com/wc2020/

Contact information: press@vlex.com

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