Here are some of our latest obsessions, successes and joys.

03
Apr
Miri Buac

For the world’s most international sport, we need to do more to support diversity

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Last week’s Euro 2020 qualifier game between England v Montenegro had racial discrimination front and centre. Personally, the most depressing part, was that the abuse from the Montenegrins towards several England players didn’t surprise or shock me. In fact, this abusive behaviour gave me multiple flashbacks of matches with poor treatment of players, at both international and national grounds. So if it’s happening so often, why haven’t we seen a behaviour change – not just from fans, but from clubs and football associations too?

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23
Jan
Miri Buac

Working with the BBFC to shape age classifications in a digital era

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I’m sure we’ve all been here. It’s the end of a long week and Friday night consists of a film and an app-and-tap takeaway. Food, done. But picking the right film can be tricky. Not only because my partner wants to see Thor: Ragnarok, and I’m in the mood for gritty British drama, but due to the amount of choice we’re presented with at the touch of a button.

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27
Jul
Miri Buac

Our latest campaigns: Starting the conversation that no one wants to have

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As champions for older people’s legal rights, Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) wanted to make the UK aware that, although many of us are living longer, healthier lives, more of us are facing conditions like dementia that may one day limit our own decision-making abilities. Most importantly, many of us are facing these conditions without the necessary plans in place, meaning highly personal decisions are often left in the hands of strangers.   Read more “Our latest campaigns: Starting the conversation that no one wants to have”

28
Mar
Miri Buac

Youth Sport Trust appoints Stand Agency for social and content campaign

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National children’s charity, Youth Sport Trust has appointed Stand Agency to build a social and content communications campaign for its School Games project. Stand Agency will work with influencers and young people to encourage 14-16 year olds to be more active.

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16
Mar
Miri Buac

Winners! Legal PR and Media Comms award goes to – SFE and Stand Agency

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Stand Agency is adding to its award cabinet having won the coveted Legal PR and Media Comms award at last night’s LexisNexis Awards.

We were awarded for our work with Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) on the fight for fairer probate fees which encouraged the Government to back down on its proposal, after the Ministry of Justice published a consultation paper planning significant fee rises.

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13
Sep
Miri Buac

Changing faces: Apple’s seamless integration is a new wave for consumers and products

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Smartphones are integral to our daily lives. Actions are increasingly effortless – after all, Apple set a new bar for contactless payments through Touch ID. In May, the number of Apple Pay transactions increased by 300% YoY and there’s no doubt this is growing with new banks jumping onboard.

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12
Jul
Miri Buac

Meet Stand Agency’s… Jade Kupoluyi!

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How and why did you get involved in PR?

Whilst studying economics and politics at university, I was always intrigued by the current affairs stories I read in print and online media. I knew I wanted a role that would challenge me and enable me to work with organisations that have a story to tell. After a big search for my first PR role, I was really excited to land a paid internship here at Stand Agency.

What attracted you to work at Stand Agency?

I researched the work that Stand does and I was drawn to their client list. It was full of organisations with great causes that were having a positive influence on society.

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17
Jun
Miri Buac

Meet Stand Agency’s… Rebecca Merchant

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How and why did you get involved in PR?

The main aim when job-hunting after graduation was to get some experience in the charity sector. Second to that was to find a job that was fun, engaged in current affairs, and one that would keep me on my toes. As a result, I was lucky enough to bag a crazy and rewarding internship in the media team at Comic Relief. PR turned out to be everything I was looking for – sociable, topical, creative and the right balance of work and play. I haven’t looked back since!

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