Hot off the press in July!

Hot off the press in July!

Another action-packed month of PR has flown by at Scriba HQ where we’ve covered everything from insightful thought leadership features to telling the media about our clients’ business growth.

As always, grab yourself a brew and take a few moments to catch up on July’s highlights to see who has hit the headlines.

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Regenex and Welsh laundries race to rescue 10 tonnes of linen from early rag

Commercial linen stain removal specialist, Regenex, has been working successfully with two forward-thinking laundry partners in Wales to get the most out of linen stock. Thomsons Laundry in Haverfordwest and Cardiff and Pontypool’s Snow White Laundries are helping to save around 40 tonnes of carbon combined, reports Laundry and Cleaning News International.

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Deduction for business growth

David Baum, regional managing director of ABL Business’s South West office, speaks to Asset Digest to explore how harnessing the power of the super-deduction tax break cannot only help bolster long-term company growth and promotive productivity, but stimulate investment and drive an economic uplift.

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Free tech for ‘forgotten’ early years sector

Connect Childcare has launched its free childcare tool, foundations™ – a software-as-a-service tool that’s aimed at childminders, after school clubs, and smaller nurseries. The award-winning firm’s unveiling was covered in Morton Michel’s ChildCare Club magazine. Find out how foundations can provide support for a ‘forgotten’ early years sector and a drive towards a paperless future.

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The role of brand in high growth business

Strategic brand consultancy The Engine Room has compiled a high-level whitepaper where the team spoke to industry and investor heavyweights about the role of brand in high growth business. Click on the link (in the headline) to download your free copy.

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Tidy Planet provides Kazakhstan oilfield with new equipment to tackle food waste

Macclesfield-based Tidy Planet has provided an oilfield site in Kazakhstan with four of its A900 Rocket Composters and a bespoke Dehydra Dewatering system, enabling the oilfield to convert its waste into compost. Resource magazine covers how the team is reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with incineration and pushing the organic waste steam further up the waste hierarchy.

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How could waiving Covid-19-related intellectual property rights affect biopharma?

In this special feature, European Pharmaceutical Review’s Hannah Balfour interviews Dr. Ash Ramzan of Woodley BioReg on the controversy of waiving intellectual property rights in biopharma. As an expert on all-things biopharmaceuticals, it was fantastic to see Dr. Ramzan was the first port of call for topical commentary in this industry-leading publication.

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Planning IT infrastructure for long-term remote working

While some organisations are opting to return to the office for the ‘traditional’ five-day week, many are embracing more flexible working practices – employing hybrid models where employees can choose a timetable to suit them.

Compiling this thought leadership piece for ITProPortal, Mike Dunleavy, client director at IT solutions provider Central, explores what businesses must consider when planning their long-term IT infrastructure.

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​​CDS names Adrian Odds as new marketing and innovation director 

It’s an exciting time for Leeds-based strategic communications agency CDS, following the recruitment of Adrian Odds to fulfil the newly-created role of marketing and innovation director.

Under his new remit, Odds will lead the marketing function as well as ensuring the agency is positioned to support in how its clients make a positive difference through inclusive communications.

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Former advisor to head up M&A division at City and Capital

Ex-Jones Hill boss Brian Hill has been appointed as head of acquisitions and succession planning at financial consultancy The City & Capital Group – with his appointment covered in the Financial Times Adviser.

Hill, who joined the West Yorkshire-based firm earlier this month, will work alongside Victoria Hicks, director of City & Capital Acquisitions, to help advise company owners with their succession planning and execution.

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Authentic leadership begins with employee relations

Employee relations (ER) has never been more vital for organisations. That’s because it can champion people, processes and systems, and ensure companies have authentic leaders operating throughout their workforces.

Pete Byrne, CEO and founder of new-model employment law firm and ER technology business ESPHR, discusses this very topic with theHRDirector magazine.

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The Bigger Boat creates website to bring tourists and producers to Calderdale

Visit Calderdale has enlisted Mirfield-based integrated agency The Bigger Boat to promote the region to both potential visitors and film producers. Prolific North uncovers how the team has redesigned an existing website and is helping to launch FilmCalderdale.com for lovers of the big screen.

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Are smaller decentralised EfW solutions the way forward for the UK?

Simon Webb, managing director of Tidy Planet Energy, shares his thoughts with ENDS Waste & Bioenergy on the role that more localised solutions can play in the evolution of a more circular economy, and the benefits they bring to the UK’s waste, recycling and recovery landscape.

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Former Electronic Arts designer join Yorkshire’s The Engine Room

We’ve got further great news for strategic brand consultancy The Engine Room following the appointment of senior artworker Natalie Smith. She brings with her  over a decades’ worth experience at gaming giant Electronic Arts (EA) in multiple roles including as a graphic designer and creative project manager. Prolific North covers the new recruit’s story here.

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Hiring someone with a conviction – why ex-offenders need another chance, not a ‘second’ chance

Reoffending rates cost the UK £15 billion annually, but a vast talent pool is currently untapped because of organisations’ reluctance to hire ex-offenders.

When it comes to offering them a place within our own companies, Jacob Hill, founder of not-for-profit organisation Offploy, provides expert advice to business publication UMi to help senior leadership teams during their recruitment.

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When should a demolition engineer get involved?

Richard Vann, founder and managing director of RVA Group, takes a moment with Demolition and Recycling International magazine to discuss the importance of not overlooking the depth of process and plant specific knowledge, when embarking on a decommissioning project.

And that’s a wrap on July’s newsworthy round-up. It’s looking like another exciting month at Scriba HQ for all-things B2B comms in niche sectors, and we can’t wait to see what August has in store. We’ll be back with our next batch of column-inch goodness in just a few weeks, see you then!