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Quick Reads – A good news story with an important message

Everyone loves a good news story and last month we got a great one when best-selling author Jojo Moyes rescued The Reading Agency’s adult literacy scheme from collapse after it lost funding. When we first heard the news, we...

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World Book Night: A success story

After the success of World Book Night 2017, it was no small feat to pull off an even bigger and better campaign in 2018. Fortunately, Stand were up to the challenge and delivered another smashing campaign that resulted in...

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Autism in the news

Last week we arranged a background briefing for a national journalist with Michelle, an advocate who has three children with autism. When asked to describe how autism impacts her children, Michelle told the journalist: “people don’t suffer from autism...

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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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The changing role of the physical store

E-commerce is without a doubt the biggest shift in retail, with traditional retailers facing increasing competition from online channels. Customers will go into a brick-and-mortar store but immediately pull out their phones to compare products and pricing. In fact,...

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Stand takes on the DofE Adventure

Ah Autumn. The time for snuggling up indoors with some good telly and a cuppa. Right? Nope, not for Team Stand. We’ll be welcoming the start of Autumn with nothing less than a 25km trek in the Peak District...

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Meet Stand Agency’s… Aga Maciejewska!

Meet the newest member of the Stand Agency team!

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Stand Agency, award winners!

Stand Agency, award winners! We are very excited to have won Best Use of Media Relations at last night’s CIPR Excellence Awards for our work on Anchor’s Standing up 4 Sitting Down campaign. Standing Up 4 Sitting Down is...

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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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The brands jumping on International Women’s Day 2017

Like Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter, and Father’s Day, International Women’s Day has become an annual calendar event that brands love to get behind. Is this ok? It’s debatable. But there’s no denying it’s the world – and industry –...

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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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Are we setting up our influencers for failure?

Influencer and Pretty Little Thing Creative Director Molly Mae, started her year in controversy;...

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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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