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Anyone that works in an office environment will, at some point in their career, come across a selection of wacky words or phrases, such as ‘touch base’ and ‘no-brainer’, that they probably wouldn’t have been subject to otherwise. According to a survey by Glassdoor, these are just some of the phrases that employees working in… read more.

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Unless you’ve been hiding away from the news this week, you will have seen or heard about Diane Abbott and what has been described in the media as the most painful interview of this year’s general election so far. During a telephone interview with LBC’s Nick Ferrari, Abbot was talking about Labour’s plans to put… read more.

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I have always found it very easy to get lost in fiction. When I was younger, I loved nothing more than curling up on the sofa, leafing through the pages of a good book and taking myself into a world that no one else will ever imagine the way I do. 20 years later and… read more.

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When working with FMCG brands it’s essential that you keep up to date with the latest consumer trends, especially when you are planning a PR campaign around a specific target audience. Working alongside various FMCG brands, we have to ensure that we are always aware of changing consumer habits and how this may impact on… read more.

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Today is our final day in the office before team Open takes a well-deserved break and heads off to spend a couple of weeks enjoying the festive season with our friends and families. It seems only two minutes ago that we were returning to work after our last Christmas break, ready to take on the… read more.

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If you have read my previous blog post on bedtime stories you will know that I am a huge advocate of reading for fun. I love a good book that can help you open your mind and let your imagination run wild. There have been many occasions, especially on a lazy Sunday afternoon, where I have… read more.

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You’d think after reading so many blogs, I’d be able to write one…I’m not too sure that will be the case, but I guess we’ll wait and see. Right this moment I’m 45 minutes from walking out of the doors of Open for the last time this Summer and it’s a very strange feeling! On… read more.

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First of all, I would like to start this blog with a huge apology. Having looked at my last post I was both surprised and disappointed to see that it is over a year since I last contributed to the Open Comms blog – eek.  There really is no excuse, other than things have been… read more.

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Growing up I was never a ‘girl’s girl’ and found that I got on more with boys than I did girls (which is often still the case). You would often find me hanging around playing football with the boys or other like-minded tomboys rather than experimenting with make-up and talking pretty dresses and ponytails with… read more.

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April Fool’s Day has to be one of my favourite days of the year, not because it provides me with an opportunity to play practical jokes on friends and loved ones – I never get involved in the silly side of things – but because I have the opportunity to see how creative brands can… read more.