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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 Energy Security Strategy. Why did it take so long to publish this landmark document? Sources say there have been fraught debates raging at the ministerial...

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Harnessing your superpower

I was diagnosed with ADHD in January 2021, whilst I was in the middle of Masters degree. Since then, I have been on a journey of self-discovery (to use a classic cliché). I threw myself into researching ADHD and...

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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 balanced culture enables us to deliver our best work, so we've introduced a 9-day fortnight.

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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 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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What I learnt during my time as a carer

Just like so many individuals, working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic made me re-evaluate my work situation. Do I enjoy my role? Do I find it rewarding? These were questions that I had sometimes considered pre-COVID. But the...

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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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Three months and a lifetime of learnings

Back in April, I decided to take advantage of one of Stand’s greatest perks. I crafted an email, tweaked, and proofed it multiple times and shut the screen of my laptop the moment I hit ‘send’. I asked whether...

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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, which bring together leading experts to discuss issues of pressing importance in all our lives. Ahead of COP26, the topic at hand was green finance:...

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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 problem looms so large it can start to block out the view of the path ahead. The IEA estimates that global investment in clean energy...

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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...

Read more

Harnessing your superpower

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

Read more

Why we’re introducing a 9-day fortnight

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

Read more

We need to talk about burnout

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

Read more

Weight: The overlooked health inequality

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

Read more

What I learnt during my time as a carer

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

Read more