Insights: Stand’s Best Coverage

Pitching to media during a global pandemic

The PR industry has evolved a great deal over time, with the original focus solely on securing coverage, to adapting broad offerings, much like the services offered at Stand – including digital, strategy, insight and creative. However, while excelling...

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During lockdown, the power of a book is even more profound

In our second year working with the prestigious Women’s Prize for Fiction, we’ve found ourselves pitching the story to the press in amongst an incredibly unpredictable and competitive media landscape. Headlines are rightfully dominated by news around the ever-evolving...

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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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Our #CrackingClientCoverage for July!

Despite being the holiday season July has seen some amazing #CrackingClientCoverage. Here’s our round-up of the past month’s best bits.

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Our #CrackingClientCoverage for June!

Every month we compile a few of our favourite #CrackingClientCoverage and social success stories – here are our picks for June. City Year Social mobility has been in the news this month with the report from the Social Mobility...

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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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Our #CrackingClientCoverage for May!

May was a month of more cracking client coverage. Here is a roundup of the best bits. City Year UK City Year UK research hit the headlines this month as they called for the campaigning parties in June’s election...

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The fight for fair probate

Probate. Perhaps not something you’re overly familiar with, but you may have noticed it’s been hitting the headlines recently, since the Government tried to push through proposals to significantly increase fees. For the past few months, it’s been keeping...

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Our #CrackingClientCoverage for April

After an excellent April of #CrackingClientCoverage here are our highlights for the month! The Maiden Factor BEST BROADCAST SPREAD OF APRIL 2017 This April saw the return to the UK of Maiden, the yacht skippered by Tracy Edwards MBE...

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World Book Night: Revealing the nations reading habits and hang-ups

After commissioning some research to build the ultimate water-cooler conversation story, last week we created a fantastic buzz for The Reading Agency’s World Book Night. The story, which looked into Brits’ reading habits, received over 20 pieces of national and...

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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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