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Grammar vigilantes – annoying pedantry or an important public service?

Making the streets safe for pedants everywhere… Earlier this month, BBC 4 featured an interview with Bristol’s self-styled “grammar vigilante”, who makes a hobby of correcting street signs and shop fronts...

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Misused, abused and overused words – are you a culprit?

On average, men speak 7,000 words a days and women speak a remarkable 20,000 a day[1]. Not only do these stats confirm the common belief that women are the chatterboxes...

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Boring financial language or critical information?

The boring fine print I recently shared a story with a colleague about a work dilemma which has stayed with me for over ten years. As a lowly Marketing Executive for...

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How to recover from a bad reputation and rebuild your brand…

Did you know that over half of homeowners of recent new builds in England said they’d experienced major problems including issues with construction, unfinished fittings and faults with utilities[1]? This...

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Marrying design and words for impact

We’ve all heard the adage “a picture paints a thousand words”.  But does it? As many entries at the recent DBA Design Effectiveness Awards demonstrated, it is often the judicious balance...

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Five best bits from Feb 2017

Let us introduce you to the following content marketing geniuses of February: ŠKODA, Snickers, Jus-Rol, UN Women and Disney. Few months are as inspiring as February. Writers are famously at their...

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Q&A: Getting to know Claire, our new queen of content

Journeying from sunny Sydney Harbour to the historical port of Bristol, Claire Wilson is the newest member of the Stratton Craig team. Claire emigrated six months ago with her family...

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Language and fashion – what’s the latest trend?

Leyla, Hallie, Jenna and Yazmin – the new girls on the block, or should I say the ‘New Look’ jeans on the block. These four names are just the latest...

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Do you know what Martian means?

‘One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple’ - Jack Kerouac. I was once sitting an exam at university and I had to analyse a poem...

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WANTED: Experienced Account Manager (Bristol)

Job specification: Account Manager The company Stratton Craig provides industry-­leading written communications. We’ve been helping clients develop verbal identities, increase brand awareness, communicate with customers and become thought leaders since 1987....

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