Office of the future

Office of the future

From hidden rooms, opening bookcases and slides through to colouring wallpapers, fake ski cabin designs…how else can we keep the creative vibe going? What kind of office design can accommodate all the creative needs of an artistic workforce and ensure employees are never lacking creativity? Predictions are that workplaces of the future may not resemble […]

What do October and Outsourcing Have in Common?

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What do October and outsourcing have in common? They both have the fear factor. Whilst outsourcing is less of a taboo these days – £2.2billion of outsourcing contracts were signed in the UK this time last year – STILL some of us are fearful at the mere mention. So what’s giving us the creeps? Offshoring You’d be […]

Time to re-think Outsourcing

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Outsourcing. We’re all familiar with the stigma attached to it. I bet the first thought that popped into your head just now was an offshore call centre, crackly lines and intrusive phone calls when you’re cooking tea. But how many companies can really afford a skilled and diverse team of dedicated, in-house marketers to support their […]

Happy St Patrick’s Day – here’s to teamwork!

Not only do we have some tenuous links to Ireland and love an excuse for shenanigans.. Umbrella Marketing Team are big believers of teamwork! What does St Patrick’s Day have to do with teamwork I hear you cry? St Patrick’s Day is a much loved, lively occasion for people (both Irish and not) to come together […]

Welcome to the TEAM!

Welcome to the Team

Earlier this month we welcomed two new faces to the Umbrella Marketing TEAM: Marketing Services Manager, Mary McGuffog, and Marketing Executive, James Barnes. We’re delighted to have them on board- you can read their self-introductions below!   Welcome…Mary McGuffog I’m really excited to have recently joined the Umbrella Marketing Team as the Marketing Services Manager. My […]