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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Three months and a lifetime of learnings

Back in April, I decided to take advantage of one of Stand’s greatest perks....

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Green finance: how can we transition towards a decarbonised future?

On 27th October, Stand hosted the second in our latest series of live events,...

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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...

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Is it time to challenge our perceptions of nuclear power?

The UK has a long civil nuclear heritage dating back to the 1950s. But...

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Can social media facilitate social change and political action?

Since around October last year, Nigeria has been in a state of political crisis...

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People aren’t voiceless, we just weren’t listening

The beauty of language is that it is ever changing, evolving as humans evolve...

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