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The JAM Jar

16.04.20

When Hydes Brewery needed a complete re-think of its beer line, ‘The Beer Studio’, we presented a vibrant new approach… Following a competitive pitch, we took Hydes Brewery’s dedication to experimentation and innovation to a new level with a complete rebrand of their popular cask ales range – “The Beer Studio”.

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14.04.20

We’re simply brimming with joy as we announce that, following a three-way pitch process, we have been appointed by The Skinny Food Co to sweeten up the ‘guilt-free syrup and sauce’ brand’s PR strategy

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Working from home during covid-19

07.04.20

Over the last decade or so, home and remote working has increased dramatically, as technology allows us to stay connected and work collaboratively with ease, and employers allow staff to work flexibly to help with work-life balance. 

 

A recent ONS Labour Force Survey found that 1.54 million people now work from home for their main job, and the BBC’s Wake Up to Money programme noted that there was a 74 per cent increase in people working from home between 2008 and 2018. On top of this, there are 4.8 million self-employed people in the UK, who regularly work from their kitchen tables hustling and grinding, driving their businesses forward.

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Recap: Digital City Festival 2020

06.04.20

A few days before we all made the move to remote working, we attended the inaugural Digital City Expo, a two-day exhibition as part of the Digital City Festival at Manchester Central. As the industry adapts to a new normal, here are some of the key insights we took from the event:

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Covid resource tools

02.04.20

Whether you’re able to work from home or not, any form of self-isolation during the current coronavirus pandemic can be overwhelming. The Jammers have been social distancing and working from home since mid-March and have truly learned the importance of prioritising your mental health and staying mindful. 

 

As we all settle into finding new normals, here’s a list of hand-picked resources to help you and your family find comfort amongst all the chaos. 

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7 Marketing Tips for Indie Breweries & Distillers

01.04.20

Although traditional pubs may be struggling to keep up with the changing landscape, Britain’s craft drinks scene is booming, and small-batch gins, rums and artisan beers are helping to boost the sector dramatically, in both the on and off-trade. 

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Why Monday.com is the perfect tool for remote working

30.03.20

Here at Jam, we are very lucky to be able to work from home when needed. While flexible working is common practice at many agencies and businesses nowadays, the current situation with COVID-19 means many people are having to adapt to a new working environment. 

 

For those of you who aren’t used to working from home and are concerned about team productivity and communication, don’t panic! We have tools and tips that can help you during this time, and beyond, using our favourite online tool – Monday.com!

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Free social media resources blog

27.03.20

Despite the situation changing daily, COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown have hit small businesses especially hard. That means now more than ever, it is imperative that your social media presence remains active. (more…)

What we learned at TEDxManchester

26.03.20

Who doesn’t love a good Ted Talk? Whether you’re looking to streamline processes at work or start a journey of self-improvement, this global brand has become a key resource for anyone looking to better themselves and those around them.


As an agency, we’re always looking to expand our horizons and learn more about how the greatest minds tick. So, when we heard about this year’s TEDxManchester, our team jumped at the chance to get tickets. We’ve put together a round-up of some of our favourite talks from the day and what we learnt from them.

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