Three little words

By Mary Anderson | September 2017

House buyers love a property with a name, with one survey suggesting many believe it makes a home more desirable, or even adds value. According to The House Nameplate Company amongst the most popular are Orchard House, Rose Cottage and … Read More

Goodbye to the ‘silly season’

By Lianne Rimmer | September 2017

Working in PR and monitoring the daily news, the summer holidays has always spelled silly season; that period in the year when the news agenda weakens and we see the emergence of light-hearted stories in the media. The summer recess … Read More

Celebrating 10 years of hashtags on Twitter

By Rachael Bruce | August 2017

A decade ago the humble hashtag – a symbol previously known as the pound sign, number sign and, since push-button telephones, the octothorpe – was sparingly used, with many unsure of its function and questioning its place on a keyboard. … Read More

The show must go on (weather and security permitting)

By Alison Lawton | August 2017

It’s been an odd week or so for UK festivals with two having to halt their festivities midway through for different reasons. Derbyshire’s Y Not Festival was brought down by terrible weather both in the build up to and during … Read More

Why brands shouldn’t chicken out of twitter banter

By Linda Bright | July 2017

This week I found myself helping a friend whose rooster had gone AWOL. Trapped in a neighbouring warehouse compound, she was struggling to persuade staff to give her access to rescue him. Sensing her desperation I turned to twitter and … Read More

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