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Reshuffling Westminster

So, as David Cameron settles back into life at No.10, newly reshuffled Ministers receive their first red boxes in their new departments and the great scramble from MPs – old and new – for the best offices on the...

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Free event: What does #GE2015 mean for you?

How can charities engage with a new government? We would love you to join us for our free breakfast workshop so you’re ready to take advantage of the opportunity presented by the first 100 days of a new government.

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Insta-masters in the culinary arts

I must say, I consider myself quite the food stylist. I am that annoying person that rearranges the table every time we go out for brunch. I have to ensure I have the right proportion of food to flowers...

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Time to give something back

Last week I volunteered at my first Contact the Elderly tea party. I will admit I don’t do an awful lot for charity, and like many others, I’d probably try to justify this by explaining how busy I am...

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Do as you would be done by

According to Theo ‘Dragon’s Den’ Paphitis, 50% of small businesses fail in their first three years.  With small businesses constituting 99.6% of all business in the UK private sector, the economic implication of them succeeding or failing is huge....

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Lessons from the campaign trail

Five years ago during the last General Election, I was a campaign organiser in one of the country’s most marginal seats, which then led me to a career in politics, public affairs and PR.

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Help! I’m having a political-identity crisis!

As the General Election creeps ever so closer, like many others across the country I have caught myself battling over who receives that important ‘x’ on my ballot paper come May.

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Getting over the #ZaynPain

It’s hard to miss the #ZaynPain that millions of hysterical tweens are experiencing as One Direction becomes one-less direction with Zayn Malik leaving the famous boyband.

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Kidney Research UK appoints Stand Agency

Stand Agency has been appointed by Kidney Research UK, the country’s leading charity dedicated to kidney disease research, to launch an integrated social and traditional media campaign for the charity’s awareness month in March.

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Budget day: is Osborne’s ‘long term economic plan’ a winning short term electoral strategy?

Delivering his final Budget of this Parliament, the Chancellor celebrated ‘a Britain walking tall again’ and set out his intention for a continued ‘long term economic plan’, which commentators and politicians alike all accepted really translated as a short...

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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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