2019 – the year marketing really enters the Age of Human?

Marketing and communications professionals came together at the event we hosted recently with marketing agency Junction at Soho Farmhouse. Personalisation was one of the industry trends that dominated discussions as we explored how to close the gap between sales and marketing activity. CubanEight MD, Sian Gaskell reminded us in her opening remarks what a tumultuous […]

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The importance of content and how to maximise it for any PR campaign

Peanut butter and jelly, bacon and eggs, burger and fries – some things just belong together, and quality content and PR is another perfect pairing. Despite the fact that PR and content work so well together, many marketing and communication leaders mistakenly choose one over the other. The truth is that content is increasingly becoming […]

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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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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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