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Mental Health – Let’s talk about it

Last week I attended Legal & General’s inaugural mental health forum at Twickenham Stadium. The insurer has been running a campaign since May entitled ‘Not a Red Card’, which aims to tackle the stigma associated with discussing mental health issues in the workplace. By using sport and physical health as key themes, the company is […]

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Rostrum ‘unthinks money’ by securing PR and influencer brief with ING-backed Yolt

The team at Rostrum is excited to reveal that we have been working on the launch of Yolt, the smart money management app from leading European bank, ING. Yolt allows users to view all of their accounts and credit cards in one place and shows consumers which brands/aspects of life they spend the most on. […]

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“I drink and I know things”: What businesses can learn from the Game of Thrones fandom

In case you’re not aware, a new season of a little TV show called Game of Thrones began earlier this month. People seem quite excited about it, which is something I witnessed first-hand when commuting home. At Liverpool Street, a rather gruff announcement came on warning about using the same card to touch in and […]

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Rostrum visits Valencia

For last year’s agency ‘Summer Slam’ the Rostrum team embarked on a trip to the Kent coast for sun, sea and sand. This year we went a little more exotic with a weekend in Valencia, the third largest city in Spain. As well as fantastic nightlife, Valencia had some incredible sights for the culture vultures […]

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Life as an apprentice at Rostrum

In this week’s blog, our apprentice Tania gives us an insight into what it’s like to undergo an apprenticeship and work for Rostrum simultaneously. I’m currently two-thirds through my placement as a PR apprentice at Rostrum and I can’t believe how quickly the time has passed. I wanted to be an apprentice to gain some […]

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PRCA Best Internship Programme, wish us luck!

Rostrum is thrilled to have been shortlisted for this year’s PRCA’s Best Internship Programme! At Rostrum, we take pride in being able to offer internships to so many talented individuals, and equally love having them as part of the team. Being nominated demonstrates that our interns enjoy their experience with us and is a huge […]

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Return of the Bank of Mum and Dad

We launched the 2017 edition of our Bank of Mum and Dad campaign for FTSE100 financial services company Legal & General this week, and it made a serious impact on the news cycle – even with Brexit and the General Election going on. The story this year was that The Bank of Mum and Dad […]

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Agency Day 2017

It’s #agencyday at Rostrum today.  Agency Day is a yearly tradition where we gather the team, talk about the year we’ve just completed and plan the year ahead.  Each member of the Agency Management Group presents on a different topic – Nick Bolshaw on the year we’ve just completed, Michael Kahn covers HR and People […]

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Crisis comms in today’s business world

A lot of PR people will tell you that a successful crisis comms strategy is all in the planning, but in the real world, that isn’t always true. As a marketing team, what do you do when the business suddenly finds itself in the middle of a social media firestorm? Call the PR guys. A […]

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Navigating the Brexit media landscape

Brexit. Even now the reality hasn’t truly sunk in. Perhaps this is because most of the doom and gloom predictions from experts and politicians have yet to materialise. That said, it could also be because we haven’t left the European Union or triggered the negotiations needed for us to leave. In any case, Brexit certainly […]

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