Blog archive

Blog: International Women’s Day: What’s The Point?

“We’ve known for 50 years that providing people with information alone does not change their behaviour.”

Published: March 23, 2017

Following the phenomenal popularity of events like Blue Monday and Movember, awareness campaigns of one kind or another now take...

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Blog: The Influence Of Broadcast Media

“We've partnered with Markettiers to create an infographic on the power of broadcasting.”

Published: March 22, 2017

Technology is sounding the death knoll for traditional broadcasters, right? Well, no actually. We partnered with Markettiers to...

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Blog: Red box thinking: Rabbits and budgeting

“Communications planning and budgeting requires striking the right balance between meeting short-term targets and laying the foundations for long-term impact.”

Published: February 22, 2017

The Chancellor’s Budget is famous for its rabbits. Remember George Osborne’s £12bn boost to spending on infrastructure? Or...

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Blog: Liberal Luvvies Urged to Dial Down Trump Grumps

“High-profile luvvies are in danger of reinforcing the very factors that allowed Trump and Farage to succeed in the first place.”

Published: February 22, 2017

If the BAFTAs are anything to go by, this week’s Oscars ceremony will be used as a political platform to rail against Donald...

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Blog: Thought Leadership Trends 2017

“Nearly half a million people worldwide have thought leadership in their job title. ”

Published: January 19, 2017

Thought Leadership is an exciting and growing market. But just how fast is it developing? And are some sectors embracing its...

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Blog: The Big Diversity Panto: It’s behind you! Oh no it isn’t!

“According to Grant Thornton, the number of women occupying senior business roles in the UK has moved just three percentage points in a decade and stands at a measly 22%. ”

Published: December 15, 2016

As the high-street fills with festive shoppers and Slade blasts from the kitchen radio, I draw my own yuletide comfort from a...

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Blog: Talkin ‘Bout My Generation? You Should Be

“ In a world where wrinkles can be airbrushed, chins can be tucked and we’re all encouraged to join the cult of the gym, there’s a sense that we can put off the inevitable. ”

Published: December 15, 2016

People tried to put them down but the baby boomer generation took over the world. Through music, fashion, sex and consumerism...

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Blog: The Psychology of Crisis: Decision-Making Under Pressure

“Research shows that, in the face of a crisis, our mental state tends to move from one of relatively restful contemplation towards increased anxiety, worry and anger. ”

Published: November 17, 2016

Tesco Bank, Nissan and Samsung have all been in full crisis mode at some stage over the last few months. Cyber-attacks, dodgy...

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Blog: Has the death of facts been greatly exaggerated?

“If you are a political figure, a party leader, or a campaign leader for a particular cause, victories seem to be won with soundbites and rhetoric.”

Published: November 8, 2016

As America goes to the polls, I’m reminded of the issue that defined current affairs in the UK this year: Brexit. Because much...

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