Everyday Sexism at the Olympics

While Olympic fever might not have reached the giddy heights of London 2012 in the UK, Team GB’s incredible performance and medal tally has yet again struck a chord. We’ve seen wall-to-wall press coverage over the last few weeks, with almost daily front-page updates about our latest achievements and medal haul. But behind the good […]

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Are we looking for a better Tech-Life balance?

According to the latest Ofcom report, Britons now spend more than 24 hours each week online and more than half of all internet users say they are addicted to surfing the web. In an attempt to curb this addiction, a third of people claim they have undertaken a “digital detox”. Interested by these findings, I […]

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What is the reality of PR and Marketing today?

Yesterday in the beautiful surroundings of the Soho Farmhouse, we held a unique event looking at modern marketing and PR. Together with marketing agency Junction, we bought together many of the industry’s leading figures to talk about the challenges of today’s marketing and communications strategies, and how to best integrate PR and marketing. With ever […]

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Talking innovation at Venturefest Oxford

Yesterday I attended this year’s Venturefest Oxford – it is a key event in the Oxfordshire business calendar and over the past 18 years has played a key role in the innovation and entrepreneurial landscape of Oxfordshire.  Peter Turfano, Dean of Said Business School set the tone of the day in his opening address when […]

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CubanEight Culture

Interesting to see this round-up of best global exhibitions for 2016 from WGSN to whet our cultural appetites (http://www.wgsn.com/blogs/global-exhibitions-march-2016/).  In Oxford at the moment is the Andy Warhol exhibition at The Ashmolean (http://www.ashmolean.org/exhibitions/andywarhol/).  The team are are planning a trip to the Warhol Lates session.

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Mobile World Congress 2016: three key takeaways

This year a record number of over 100,000 people – a combination of mobile industry & tech enthusiasts and global media –  descended on Barcelona to find out what to expect from the mobile industry and its ecosystem in the near future. Here are three themes that we have taken from this year’s Mobile World […]

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CubanEight attends What Kids Are Reading Awards!

We were in London on Thursday evening for the What Kids Are Reading Awards 2016, at St. Paul’s Roof Pavilion at Royal Festival Hall. Our client Renaissance Learning held a lovely reception overlooking the Thames to launch its latest What Kids Are Reading report – looking into the books that school children are reading and […]

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Small business masterclass at Google HQ

Last week we took the opportunity to attend a “Small business masterclass: How to get your brand in the media” workshop, held at Google’s London HQ. Organised by Rebecca Burn-Callander, enterprise editor at the Daily Telegraph, the aim of the event was to give PR’s, business owners and startups the chance to work closely with […]

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A new home for CubanEight

CubanEight has a new home: 8 Bignell Park Barns.  Just a week ago we left our office at the Cherwell Innovation Centre – where we had been based for the first six years of CubanEight’s life – and moved five minutes away. We now have some great office space in a converted barn and we […]

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