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Last week I helped one of our wonderful clients create a presentation for a webinar she was giving on the subject of retention. She’d written some dynamic words that encapsulated her beliefs. We had a healthy conversation around some of her ideas and theories and we enjoyed one another’s…

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Today is International Women’s Day and the theme for 2019 is #BalanceforBetter, with the goal of creating a more gender-balanced world. At Home, we like to think we’re well balanced – the business was founded by Carol back in the 80s. Today, our workplace gender-split actually tips the scales…

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The unwritten brief

You want a good fit; whether you’re looking for your new jeans, finding your new home, or on the prowl for your new partner. The hunt begins with a need, and often a need comes when you can’t ignore it. Like pulling on your favourite jeans one too many…

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Recently, one of our Creative Directors, Ben King, had the chance to be a judge on the panel for a set of awards focused on external campaign work. The experience got him to thinking about how we can bring the creativity of the outside, in. “It’s a bright early…

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We’ve just about recovered from celebrating last week after picking up Consultancy of the Year at the Employee Engagement Awards – a celebration honouring organisations that put workforce engagement at the heart of their business strategy. This award recognises all the hard work, dedication and creativity of our Homies…

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Blue Monday is said to be the most depressing day of the year and, let’s face it, there are plenty of things to be blue about. The joy of Christmas is long gone, we’ve set ourselves (or have already failed at) New Year’s resolutions like dry January, #veganuary or…

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So, we’ve just completed our financial year at Home and I’m delighted to say it was another great year for us! We’ve grown as a business, we’ve had people come, we’ve had people go, we’ve been in hospital, we’ve come out again (thank God), we’ve held meaningful work summits,…

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Everyone hopes to have a healthy portion of fun at work, alongside the inevitable grind. Some even hope to have an impact, and most of us strive to find purpose and meaning. Here at Home we like to practice what we preach and do more than most to keep…

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Brexit and the creative industries

A wise man once said “One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end.” We’re coming closer and closer to agreeing a deal, but what exactly that deal looks like we’re unlikely to know until it’s crunch time. The big question…

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I grew up in the 80s. It was a pretty special time… I’m sure every girl had a poster of that topless man holding a baby, cried when they thought E.T. had died and owned at least one highly flammable neon shell suit. I’d play in the street until…

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Global Trend Awards

This time last year we brought in a haul of nine awards from the GlobalTrend Awards… and we’ve only gone and done it again! This year we’ve been recognised for a series of films that we produced for our client Northwell Health – scooping up a further seven different…

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Carol's spontaneity

On 1st December 2018 I’ll celebrate a whopping 37 years in business. Where did the time go?

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Designers on holiday

Here at Home, we are all given a yearly personal development fund to help realise the very best versions of ourselves – both as an employee and individual. The logic is simple: fulfilled and stimulated people make happier Homies. This year, I decided to do something a bit different….

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Feedback - The sh*t sandwhich

It’s British Sandwich Week and to mark the occasion, we think it’s about time everybody said goodbye to the worst kind of sandwich:   The sh*t sandwich / ðə; ðɪ / ʃɪt /ˈsænwɪdʒ; -wɪtʃ / noun a method of delivering some bad news, advice, or a rejection of someone’s idea(s) by…

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Home stationary

…we moved into our new building in Unicorn Park. I know Unicorns are magical but even I, the eternal optimist, couldn’t quite believe the difference a building can have on what we do and how we do it. Don’t get me wrong, it wasn’t as if things weren’t going…

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Werkshouse Logo

Nope, not a typo. Werkhouse Weekend is a two-day workshop for students, graduates and junior designers, put together by a group of local industry professionals, and held at our friends Taxi Studio, right here in Bristol.   It’s designed to bridge the gap between design graduates’ expectations of the…

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Moving Home

It’s crazy to think that not having enough space affected our business as much as it did, but it was killing us. We weren’t able to have the meetings we needed, when we needed them. Interruptions like ‘How much longer will you be?’ or ‘We need to do a…

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