Team fundraising update

This year we are raising money for Katherine House Hospice, our chosen charity for 2018, and we’ve been busy fundraising. July started with a team of four enthusiastic (but slightly tired) ‘CubanEighters’ embarking on a 10 mile walk around Banbury … at midnight! The event is run by Katherine House Hospice, and this is their […]

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Why AI should complement not replace humans

So, the writing is on the wall for us humans and robots will soon be replacing us. This is according to the numerous reports and studies which are all predicting an impending dystopian future. According to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers on automation in the workplace, as many as 30% of jobs in the UK, 38% […]

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Employee wellbeing and the shift in workplace culture

With recent reports in the press from recruiters highlighting low candidate availability and staff shortages in certain industries, workplaces are increasingly having to invest in alternative methods to recruit and retain their workforce. Research has shown that as businesses continue to embrace the digital age, traditional businesses must transform or else risk vanishing into an […]

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The millennial moment

The media (and its audience) love a demographic, and it’s really interesting to see how traditional media refers to millennials vs baby boomers. I am a millennial (just) and to be honest I am over reading about avocados and millennial pink (although, full disclosure, I do love both). There was a really interesting article in […]

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Meet Senior Account Executive Shannon Tweed

As we continue with #mayweintroduceourselves this month, meet Shannon: What is your role at CubanEight? Senior Account Executive How long have you been with CubanEight? One year this May – it’s come around really quickly but you know what they say about having fun… What is your favourite thing about PR? Looking for the potential to change the […]

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Is Instagram the future of publishing?

We all know that the face of publishing is changing. Circulation figures for the last decade have shown the demise of hardcopy papers and magazines, and it seems almost every month sees the closure of another magazine (so long to the NME, mainstay of my youth). Online journalism was heralded as the future of publishing, […]

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Game on for tackling gender equality?

With seemingly every Tom, Dick and Harry (or should that be Harriet?) jumping on the media bandwagon for this year’s International Women’s Day, there were some particularly interesting reads in the FT’s Women in Technology supplement on ways to tackle the gender gap in the technology sector. After-school coding clubs, cyber security competitions and video […]

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