New research uncovers marketers’ views on the modern workplace

A survey conducted by recruitment firm Hays alongside the Chartered Institute of Marketing, has provided new insights into marketers’ views towards the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic. The research finds that the vast majority of marketers are enjoying remote working and plan to request to continue working flexibly once it’s possible to return to the office full time. 55% say that they will request to continue working remotely Only one in five say they either won’t request flexible working (14%) or say it’s not possible because of their job (5%)…

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UNESCO highlights fragility of press freedom in the face of COVID-19 in 2020

UNESCO has condemned the killing of 59 media workers in 2020, among them four women. With 22 killings each, the Latin America and the Caribbean Region and the Asia and the Pacific Region registered the highest number of fatalities in the profession, followed by the Arab States Region with nine, and Africa with six. Overall, 2020 saw one of the lowest yearly tolls recorded by UNESCO over the past decade, during which 888 journalists and media workers’ paid the ultimate price for informing the public. In 2019, UNESCO condemned the…

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UK SMEs remain committed to sustainability despite Covid-19

The majority of UK SMEs remain focused on improving their environmental sustainability despite Covid-19, according to Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking’s Business Barometer. More than half (54%) of UK SMEs said becoming more environmentally sustainable is important to their business – just ten points fewer than the proportion that said the same in 2019 (64%). Despite the challenges of the last year and the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, more than half (52%) of UK SMEs continued to work to become more environmentally sustainable in the past 12 months –…

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Eighteen Leading Health Organizations and Dr. Anthony Fauci Partner with the Ad Council and the COVID Collaborative to Help Healthcare Providers Better Understand and Answer Common Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination

The Ad Council and the COVID Collaborative have announced a new resource designed to address healthcare professionals’ questions about COVID-19 vaccination. The videos –which feature an introduction from Dr. Anthony Fauci–include experts from a diverse coalition of leading healthcare organizations and medical institutions sharing information around COVID-19 vaccine development and safety with their fellow physicians and nurses. The video series was developed in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and…

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World Health Organization and Out There Impact join forces to use the power of mobile to prevent the ongoing spread of COVID-19 as world awaits vaccine rollout

Out There Impact, the impact division of mobile advertising and data monetisation company Out There Media, committed to using the power of mobile technology for the greater good, today announced that it is collaborating with the World Health Organization (WHO) to launch a global mobile education campaign looking to contain the ongoing spread of COVID-19. The two organizations will work together to distribute messages to more than three hundred million global citizens by early 2021 via Out There Impact’s mobile engagement platform and its mobile operator partners. This vast and…

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