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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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.Read more
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,...Read more
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.Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
It’s our time on earth, so what are we doing to it?
After this summer’s meltdown, the climate crisis is once again at the forefront of...Read more
Going beyond B Corp￼
In the 18 months it has taken to achieve B Corporation status our thinking...Read more
Reflecting on the British Energy Security Strategy
Following weeks of speculation, leaks, and story-trailing, the UK Government released its long-awaited British...Read more
Harnessing your superpower
I was diagnosed with ADHD in January 2021, whilst I was in the middle...Read more
Why we’re introducing a 9-day fortnight
We believe that we work to live, not live to work, and that a...Read more
World Environment Day; Are we as green as we think we are?
It was World Environment Day on Sunday and, as such, it’s important we continue...Read more