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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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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Business blooms

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...

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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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