Insights: Author: Beccy Churchill
Putting local florists at the heart of Valentine’s Day
Working with Florismart and The British Florist Association, our PR work focuses on raising awareness of the UK’s independent floristry industry, highlighting the skilled craft of floristry. In turn, we want to encourage Brits to value and favour the...Read more
Revealing the digital world as a double edged sword for UK youth
On Tuesday 6th of February more than six months of planning came to a head as Safer Internet Day was celebrated across the globe. Working with the UK’s official organiser of the day, UK Safer Internet Centre, we were...Read more
Breaking the silence for lonely older people
We were really proud to launch Contact the Elderly’s latest national media campaign last week. The campaign – which used a combination of a news story and a shareable social video – aimed to highlight the issue of loneliness...Read more
British Tomato Week: Encouraging Britons to buy British
This year we have been working with the British Tomato Growers’ Association to encourage people to buy British in the lead up to and during its British Tomato Week (22-28 May). Starting our outreach in January, our strategy involved three main...Read more
Stand Agency away day 2017
On Thursday 25th of May Stand Agency staff were whisked off to Suffolk’s incredible Wilderness Reserve for its annual away day. Set in the Walled Garden of the estate, it was great to get a recap of Stand Agency’s successes this...Read more
Hosting my first Contact the Elderly tea party
On Sunday, between team Stand we hosted TWO Contact the Elderly tea parties. I (together with my boyfriend and his Nan) hosted one in Essex and Nyree hosted the group she set up in Peterborough – both were afternoons filled with...Read more
What podcasts you should be listening to right now
At Stand we are avid consumers of media. From newspapers to magazines, websites and television – there’s a plethora of ways that we follow, digest and discover the news. It’s this constant curiosity that leads to our weekly team...Read more
What we can learn from the Kim Kardashian West heist
On Monday, Kim Kardashian West was held at gunpoint and robbed in her Paris hotel room. What must have been a truly horrific ordeal, has been (by the Parisian Police and others) attributed in part, to the star’s social media...Read more
Pokémon GO: The next big social network
If you had told me a few weeks ago that the July marked the second-coming of Pokémon, I wouldn’t have believed you. But here we are on the 13th of July 2016, and every adult I know is embracing...Read more
Meet Stand Agency’s… Miri Buac!
Miri joined Stand Agency a few months back as an Account Executive, and we thought it was about time she introduced herself. Miri stands out for her creative eye and ability to see the bigger picture. How and why did...Read more
Three months and a lifetime of learnings
Back in April, I decided to take advantage of one of Stand’s greatest perks....Read more
Green finance: how can we transition towards a decarbonised future?
On 27th October, Stand hosted the second in our latest series of live events,...Read more
In the race to net zero, let’s not waste time picking sides
When we talk about the journey to net zero emissions, the scale of the...Read more
Is it time to challenge our perceptions of nuclear power?
The UK has a long civil nuclear heritage dating back to the 1950s. But...Read more
Can social media facilitate social change and political action?
Since around October last year, Nigeria has been in a state of political crisis...Read more
People aren’t voiceless, we just weren’t listening
The beauty of language is that it is ever changing, evolving as humans evolve...Read more