Insights: Digital

We need to talk about burnout

In a recent livestream hosted by BetterUp, a US-based wellbeing charity, Prince Harry admitted that he had been experiencing burnout and has been doing “inner work” in order to feel better again. The former royal spoke about taking time...

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Weight: The overlooked health inequality

In my adult life, I’ve never been smaller than a size 12. There was a time I visited the gym three times a day, stopped eating properly, and took diet pills to lose weight. I had some “success”, losing...

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Are we setting up our influencers for failure?

Influencer and Pretty Little Thing Creative Director Molly Mae, started her year in controversy; facing backlash for a statement she made on the Diary of a CEO podcast. While speaking about her success and how she manages her time...

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We Believe that ‘Better’ is on the horizon – so we’re helping brands get there

Why we’re joining forces with LONDON Advertising and Pimento to offer reduced fees for new clients in January. As the reality of lockdown 3.0 sets in, and with conversations already taking place about it being extended ‘til Easter, it...

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Believe in Better: Insight and inspiration from industry leaders

In this video series produced and hosted by Stand Agency we will introduce you to insightful thought leaders, each representing an inspiring brand, business or charity. Our special guests come from many different backgrounds and sectors, but what united...

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Lessons from Remote Working #4 – Embracing vulnerability

It’s amazing how powerful a human connection can be when we see beyond someone’s professional façade and catch a glimmer of their real life in all its chaotic, mundane glory. After five weeks in lockdown, the surprise appearance of...

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Lessons from Remote Working #3 – Believe in better, now and in life post lockdown

We shut the Stand office and started to work remotely nearly four weeks ago. Twenty people scattered across the country, rather than in an open plan office in WC1. It’s this change in environment I’ve found the toughest. For...

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Lessons from Remote Working #1 – On Face Value

For a few years now the creative industries, particularly here in the UK, have been talking about flexible, borderless, digital-only ways of working. And we’ve been smug about it. Priding ourselves at being able to hot-desk, dial in, track...

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Have yourself an advert-heavy Christmas

I’m sure we can all agree that the annual Christmas advert competition has become a key milestone in the run up to the festive period. It’s also a contest that’s growing every year.

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Grape ideas come to those who create

Inspired by our participation in The Creative Shootout recently, we decided to host our very own quick-pitch moment. The official competition sees different PR/creative agencies respond to a business brief in quickfire time (4 hours) and present their winning...

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Reflecting on the British Energy Security Strategy

Following weeks of speculation, leaks, and story-trailing, the UK Government released its long-awaited British...

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Harnessing your superpower

I was diagnosed with ADHD in January 2021, whilst I was in the middle...

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Why we’re introducing a 9-day fortnight

We believe that we work to live, not live to work, and that a...

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We need to talk about burnout

In a recent livestream hosted by BetterUp, a US-based wellbeing charity, Prince Harry admitted...

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Weight: The overlooked health inequality

In my adult life, I’ve never been smaller than a size 12. There was...

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What I learnt during my time as a carer

Just like so many individuals, working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic made me...

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