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The Week That Was 05.08.22

This week was authored by Isabella. ‘Twas an important week of finals, from the Lionesses’ stunning victory at Wembley to Davide and Ekin-Su taking home the Love Island crown. But with the next PM due to be announced on September…

5th Aug 2022
The Week That Was
The Week That Was 29.07.22

This week was authored by Conor. In a week of sporting milestones (including Wagatha Christie) that saw the Lionesses roar four past Sweden, it’s been another week where the only goals scored by ‘Tory FC’ have been in the back…

29th Jul 2022
The Week That Was
The Week That Was 22.7.22

This week’s TWTW is penned by Alex. As we come to the end of another tumultuous week my podcast recommendation is the Guardian’s Politics Weekly: “Conservative Special: Misplaced Truss?” As we say Hasta La Vista to Johnsonism “whatever that was”, host John…

22nd Jul 2022
firstlight spotlight
firstlight spotlight: Paul Davies

This month, we hear from firstlight’s founder, CEO and esteemed leader – Paul Davies, AKA PD. Tell us about your career so far After university I worked as a postman in the Shrewsbury sorting office.  As well as building my legendary…

14th Jul 2022
The Week That Was
The Week That Was: 8.7.22

The firstlight media gurus have been busy delving into the week’s headlines and looking at what it all means. This week’s edition is brilliantly penned by Lottie. Enjoy! Reflection of the week “The whole thing is unbelievable. As I write…

8th Jul 2022
Communications
Why Mike Lynch is a communications delight

“Richard, you do come up with the most remarkable twaddle sometimes.” That was one of my favourite lines this week from RMT boss Mike Lynch. He has been holding no prisoners during his media interviews around the nation’s rail strikes. …

24th Jun 2022
firstlight spotlight
Firstlight spotlight: Olivia Parkinson

You probably know us for our brilliant client work, but who are the brave souls behind it all?  Every month we profile a member of our team so that you can find out more about us! In the spotlight: Olivia…

21st Jun 2022
firstlight spotlight
firstlight spotlight: Sam Rowe

You probably know us for our brilliant client work, but who are the brave souls behind it all?  Every month we profile a member of our team so that you can find out more about us! In the spotlight: Sam…

6th May 2022
Digital Tech, Innovation & Disruption
Never mind the bollocks, what’s up with the metaverse?

Games. Work. Education. The so-called metaverse has been tapped to transform them all, and more. But will it be evenly distributed? The metaverse is a fancy name for augmented and virtual-reality spaces, accessed (for the most part) via expensive headsets.…

3rd May 2022
Communications Sustainability
Has Earth Day served its purpose?

When it comes to the climate crisis, there’s no shortage of problems to tackle. From damaging air pollution to fatal droughts, heatwaves, and wildfires – the need to inspire global action against the many challenges facing our planet is not…

22nd Apr 2022
Communications firstlight life
Internship insights

Conor joined firstlight in November 2021 as an intern and is now firstlight’s newest AE. Here he reveals the biggest lessons he learnt from his internship. The first few months I have spent in a public relations agency have been…

19th Apr 2022
Agency news Financial services
Bibby Financial Services appoints firstlight

It’s been a busy start to 2022 for us at firstlight and we’re thrilled to be working with a new client – Bibby Financial Services. Read more in our press release below, as well as our mention in PR Week…

29th Mar 2022