The Week That Was #326

1. Guardian coverage for the legal view on employer-cum-landlords

Some firms are getting creative to secure homes for their staff by buying properties and renting them out to staff. From pubs to hotels, bosses across different sectors are coming up with ways to accommodate their staff.

We secured a comment in the long-form Guardian article in print and online for David Sheppard, an employment lawyer at Capital Law, to discuss the legal perspective on this debate. His thoughts? Read in full online here.

2. Love Island ad slot encourages school leavers to think about Gower College Swansea

Choosing the next step after school can be daunting. Do you choose A levels, getting a job, or pursue an apprenticeship? Whichever path you pick, Gower College Swansea can support every learner on the journey. This is why we created a campaign film for our client spotlighting current students and alumni sharing their positive experiences. As part of a paid for advertising campaign, we pushed the 30 second version of the film shown here on ITV Hub airing during this year’s season of Love Island.

3. Mummy blogger shares story of teenager looking to help others

Growing up in care from the age of 10, 18-year-old Hannah Bradley is a care leaver who is now studying to become a social worker. We shared her inspirational story for our client, Five Rivers Child Care, to encourage more people to consider helping children in need by becoming a foster carer. Hannah’s story was picked up by big-time mummy blogger, Clemmie Telford, as part of her Mother of All Lists blog to share a personal insight into Hannah’s journey and her aspirations for the future. We also secured an authored feature with leading care sector magazine, Care Talk, which published the story both online and in their latest issue of the magazine.

4. Big Ideas Wales served up another success story treat…

Our latest success story for Big Ideas Wales left stomachs rumbling as we announced the success of young entrepreneur Poppi Kingsepp and her Beautiful Buffets.

The 20-year-old entrepreneur from Neath Port Talbot has been tickling the tastebuds of locals with her catering business and we secured her story coverage on Wales 24/7 and In Your Area.

5. CIPD Wales Awards launched for 2023

The CIPD Wales Awards are back for 2023 – showcasing, recognising, and rewarding excellence within the people management field across the country. Next year’s celebration will be the first held completely in person since Covid. This week, we announced that the 2023 awards are now open for entries and secured coverage with titles including the Daily Post, Wales 247 and Business News Wales.