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We keep ourselves busy round here, so there’s always something going on that’s worth hearing about. And almost all of it is work-related.


Where next on unconditional offers? Let’s stop using them as an incentive

By Dan Beynon

2nd November 2018

2018 saw one of the most competitive clearing and confirmation periods ever. Universities across the board adopted the use of unconditional offers in greater numbers than ever.


Programmatic – shape up or ship out

By Richard Badley

25th October 2018

​Programmatic has had a fantastic few years. Since its inception more than 11 years ago, media agencies have been obsessed.


Employer branding and the wisdom of crowds

By Mike Hoffman

17th October 2018

Employer brands are, uniquely, things that are shaped by the users not presented as fait accompli to the market.


Our employer brand’s bigger than your employer brand

By Gemma Wildgoose

15th October 2018

They say size doesn’t matter. But when it came to developing an employer brand for one of the UK’s largest NHS Trusts, we had to disagree.


A very urgent delivery for Yodel – from employer brand to shiny new site

By Gemma Wildgoose

11th October 2018

​Four years and counting. That’s how long we’ve been an integral link in the millions-of-parcels-a-year Yodel delivery network.

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