Insights: The Stand Team

Wellbeing is not a one-size-fits-all approach

It’s safe to say that being plunged into multiple lockdowns across the past 18 months – though for good reason – has played havoc with the nation’s mental wellbeing. With restrictions changing at short notice and guidance sometimes unclear,...

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The pandemic of inequalities

Last week, the Health Foundation’s Unequal pandemic, fairer recovery report made headlines, revealing that throughout the pandemic, the chances of dying from Covid-19 were nearly four times higher for adults of working age in England’s poorest areas than for...

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We like big books and we cannot lie

One of the few silver linings of the multiple lockdowns across the past 15 months, was a significant and unexpected amount of free time at home. At first it was an overwhelming amount of free time – but gradually,...

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Taking the time to reflect, recoup, reset and reward

As many will say, the pandemic which has consumed our lives over the last year, has provided us with opportunities to reflect, recoup, reset and rightly reward ourselves. In one full cycle, we’ve gone through the ups and downs...

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Lessons from lambing

From the time the pandemic hit, I’ve spent even more time than usual back with my family in west Wales. Most notably, this has meant helping out on my aunt and uncles’ 350-acre farm during lambing season. While being...

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2020 – what we learnt about clients and ourselves

At the end of last year, we reached out to our clients asking them to reflect on how the pandemic had impacted their approach to communications and the way we worked together.  We were keen to understand what we...

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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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The future of communications: insight, strategy and results

Anyone who knows us well will know that Stand’s work is built on insight, strategy and results: these are the three pillars of our success. Think of them as the before, during and after of a campaign or project....

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Welcoming new talent – meet the team

Recruiting over Zoom is definitely a new experience but it hasn’t stopped us finding talent! We’ve welcomed three new members to the Stand team over lockdown. Holly Flaum joins as a Senior Account Manager with over six years’ PR...

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Our pledge to end mental health discrimination

People are at the very heart of what we do, our biggest assets and what makes Stand what it is. We knew this way before the pandemic came along, but the lockdown made us think of new ways of...

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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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