Is it time to challenge our perceptions of nuclear power?
The UK has a long civil nuclear heritage dating back to the 1950s. But reputationally speaking, the industry has a tricky past. In the court of public opinion, it has proven unpopular. Despite being stringently regulated, it is viewed...Read more
So… has the pandemic set us back or propelled us forward?
Last week, just days after the restrictions in England were lifted, we hosted our first panel event. The discussion brought together great minds: Chartered Psychologist Dr Jennifer Opoku-Lageyre who spoke about her experiences treating patients with trauma and anxiety...Read more
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
Pride 2021: Tokenistic campaigns just won’t fly anymore
June is Pride Month, a time for celebrating the diverse accomplishments, identities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. With 2020 seeing the queer community face a disproportionate impact of the coronavirus pandemic, it is perhaps more important than ever...Read more
Is it time to cancel ‘cancel culture’?
What is cancel culture? With the rise of social media, we saw the rise of cancel culture, which has claimed many unsuspecting public figures and businesses over the last decade. Cancel culture, the act of rejecting a target who...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
#literallyperfect: AI influencers, to aspire or not to aspire?
US Vogue is featuring AI influencers in its September issue, which has provided the perfect excuse to talk about one of the stranger trends to come out of Instagram, and my latest obsession, Lil Miquela – the AI influencer...Read more
Celebrating a nomination and a brand new industry award
It’s always an exciting day at Stand HQ when we’re announced as finalists for an award. This week, we’re celebrating our Standing Up 4 Sitting Down campaign with Anchor Trust being shortlisted for the inaugural Campaigns for Good Awards.Read more
Blisters? Check! Achy limbs? Check! A combined 490,000 steps? Check!
And yet Stand lived to tell the tale! (Never underestimate the endurance and enthusiasm of Stand-ees). Whilst the nation enjoyed a lazy Saturday morning lie in, Stand were up alive and kicking, aboard the 6.30am train from St Pancras...Read more
Our #CrackingClientCoverage for August!
It’s been a busy month for us here at Stand HQ, but boy do we have some great coverage to show for it. Have a glance at our August best bits here.Read more
Is making the ‘right’ choice becoming unaffordable?￼
There is no shortage of evidence out there demonstrating that citizens are more likely...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
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
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