The Power of Contact
This year marks 50 years that Contact the Elderly has been supporting lonely older people to provide a lifeline of interaction and friendship.Read more
International Women’s Day: who is she?
This Sunday is International Women’s Day: the day to celebrate all of the awe-inspiring women who have shaped, and are currently shaping the world we live in.Read more
So, what are you going to do now?
“So what are you going to do now?” is the question that most graduates get tired of answering. But as a journalism and creative writing graduate, no question will take you beyond snoredom as much as: “So which newspaper...Read more
Changing behaviour? It’s all in the mind
This week I’m attending Ecobuild, the sustainable design, construction and energy event and a quick look at the conference programme got me thinking. There’s an intriguing session called ‘Unlocking environmentally responsible behaviour – can mindfulness help us make the...Read more
Keep going for your serve
A few weeks ago pictures were shared of Andy Murray’s motivational notes he carries with him during a big match. Some of them apply to life in general, like be good to yourself and others are more tennis specific,...Read more
The flourishing flowers across London, specifically on the Stand HQ roof top got me thinking about what makes a business bloom. Whilst I don’t have all the answers, I think it is an interesting topic to debate, and gives...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
Are we setting up our influencers for failure?
Influencer and Pretty Little Thing Creative Director Molly Mae, started her year in controversy;...Read more
Three months and a lifetime of learnings
Back in April, I decided to take advantage of one of Stand’s greatest perks....Read more
Green finance: how can we transition towards a decarbonised future?
On 27th October, Stand hosted the second in our latest series of live events,...Read more
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...Read more
Is it time to challenge our perceptions of nuclear power?
The UK has a long civil nuclear heritage dating back to the 1950s. But...Read more