Insights: charity

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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Can fashion change its ways?

Clothes are wrapped up in our identity. What we wear says something about us – whether we care about that or not. Over the centuries, clothes have symbolised status. Our outfit can affect our mood. We have special clothes...

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Backing small business in a time of crisis

Here at Stand, we have a morning Stand Up meeting first thing where one of us presents on a topic of our choice, such as talking about which podcasts we’re listening to, great recipes or book recommendations. This week’s...

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Remembering The Ice Bucket Challenge

Last week, Peter Frates, the man who inspired the hugely successful Ice Bucket Challenge, was sadly laid to rest just aged 34.

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Stand Agency’s new brief tackles STE(A)M skills crisis

Stand Agency has been appointed by the Engineering Development Trust. EDT is a charity that works to enhance experiences for young people within STE(A)M (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) through the Industrial Cadets programme. By working with education,...

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SU4SD takes on poor public transport etiquette

After two successful and award-winning campaigns focused on increasing seating on the high street, the third instalment of Anchor Hanover‘s Standing Up 4 Sitting Down addressed the issue of seating in public spaces more broadly.

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Armed Forces charity SSAFA appoints Stand Agency

We’re thrilled to announce that Armed Forces charity, SSAFA, the UK’s oldest tri-service military charity, has appointed Stand Agency to deliver integrated campaign activity over the next 12 months, including their iconic Armed Forces Week. SSAFA provides lifelong support...

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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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World Book Night: Revealing the nations reading habits and hang-ups

After commissioning some research to build the ultimate water-cooler conversation story, last week we created a fantastic buzz for The Reading Agency’s World Book Night. The story, which looked into Brits’ reading habits, received over 20 pieces of national and...

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We’ve been shortlisted for two CIPR Excellence Awards!

Our Standing Up 4 Sitting Down campaign, developed and delivered in partnership with Anchor has been shortlisted for two awards: Not-for-Profit Campaign: Recognises the most effective public relations work by a charitable or Not-for-Profit organisation in any sector, as well...

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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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