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Meet the Bostockers

Meet Linn Nyrvik who joined last month. Linn joins the Social Media team and loves nothing more than technology (which is handy), London town and strong coffee. She’s going to fit in really well. Tell us about yourself. I’m a small-town girl from Sweden who moved to the city of my dreams 3 years ago…

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Nelson Bostock – our story

Today we launched a new face for Nelson Bostock, bringing together the agency, team, clients and our work in a way that allows us proudly to tell you more about the impact we’re making in the world. When Roger Nelson and Martin Bostock set up the agency back in 1987, they intended to generate pitch…

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Summer reads

We’ve had some fantastic Summer reads and thought it only fair that we share our suggestions and reviews in time for World Literacy Day. There’s drama, history, literary greats and even some questionable sleuthing. Read on for our addictive page turners – as well as the books we’ll be donating to the local charity shop….

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Iris, the success story of a geriatric starlet

Caroline recently saw the Iris documentary, here’s her review. To avoid the British rain, we went to watch the documentary on Iris Apfel, the pop fashion icon. This is the last movie from Albert Maysles before he died, and a superb piece of cinema. Iris is about the life of Iris Apfel, now 93 years…

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Culture at Nelson Bostock

We’ve been thinking a lot about culture lately. It’s a funny one. Some people say that “corporate culture” is an oxymoron, while others flat out don’t understand the difference between perks and culture. Nelson Bostock is an agency built around people. There are some who worship at the altar of big ideas first, more still…

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Introverts and extraverts: chalk and cheese or bread and butter?

One of the most famous titles in work-themed self-help literature has to be “How to Win Friends and Influence People” by Dale Carnegie. It’s all about dealing with people, making them like you, and generally being a leader. In many ways, it’s a book about how to be a successful extravert. Dale Carnegie’s book is…

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Maths is beautiful – a Culture Vulture outing

Marc and Rich took advantage of our Culture Vulture scheme – where the company pays for an outing to enjoy something cultural, here’s how they got on.   We wanted to get our Crayons out. We wanted to do some colouring. We wanted to create art. But instead of giving Peppa Pig her distinctively pink…

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Don’t forget to breathe – how meditation is gaining grounds in tech

Today we take a look at something a little bit different, courtesy of Caroline.   What is the common point between Steve Jobs, Evan Williams, Larry Brilliant and Richard Branson? Yes, they are CEOs and talented people, but is there anything else? All of them, as it turns out, use meditation as a tool for…

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Best Companies – Nelson Bostock Group Unlimited awarded Two Stars!

We’ve had some great news to start the year – we can officially announce that Nelson Bostock Group Unlimited, (including NBU, Fever and Things Unlimited) has been awarded TWO STARS in the Best Companies survey. This means we’ve been rated as an ‘Outstanding Place to Work’. We’re a company built on the principle of putting…

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Guys and Dolls

Yesterday, two of our theatre lovers Lily and Caroline fought the January blues by going to “Guys and Dolls” at The Savoy. Here’s what they thought: Nothing better than a great old-school Broadway musical to start the week! For those who’ve never heard of Guys and Dolls, it is the story Nathan Detroit, a dodgy…

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