The Cogent Buzz.

Congratulations to the Cogent Cycle Club!

A massive congratulations goes out to the Cogent Cycle Club who completed the Stratford Tempest at the weekend, raising 133% of their target for Midlands Air Ambulance. The entire team made it round and thoroughly enjoyed themselves on what was an uncharacteristically beautiful British summer's...

Cogent Cycle Club takes on the Stratford Tempest

This weekend Cogent Cycle Club are taking on the Stratford Tempest for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity because one of our own needed their help this year. Earlier this year one of our colleagues was badly injured in a motorcycle accident and he was rushed to hospital...

Instead of buying Neymar, you could afford…

In the world of football, Neymar has just become the most expensive purchase of all time - moving from Barcelona to Paris St-Germain for a fee of £198M. For most of us our houses will be the most expensive purchases we make in our lifetime,...

Believe in Blue shortlisted for the CIPR PRide Awards!

Today we’re sending our biggest congratulations to Police Federation after they’ve been shortlisted in the Not-for-Profit Campaign category for this year’s Charted Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) PRide Awards! The ‘Believe in Blue’ campaign saw us working together with Police Federation to highlight the reality...

Welcome to the hive. Blake Timms.

This week Blake Timms joins our Search, Analytics and Conversion team as Search Executive. Sitting as part of our Propagation Hub, Blake brings a data driven approach together with digital and fashion know-how. Today he tells us a bit more about his experience and his...

Hiring: Camera Op-Editor

It’s an exciting time for the Creative & Technology hive here at Cogent. With some fantastic new client wins and brilliant projects coming up, we're looking for a Camera Op-Editor join our growing team. Not only will you have the opportunity to work on some...

Cogent | Network Q | Behind the scenes

Behind the scenes with Network Q

Last week we had a great time out on shoot with Network Q. Bringing together rock climbing, drones and a day in the Big Smoke, here's a little behind-the-scenes peek at our team in action. Stay tuned to see what we've been up to! Want to learn more about...

Lorraine Molloy | Cogent

Welcome to the hive. Lorraine Molloy.

We are delighted to give a big ‘welcome to the hive’ to Lorraine Molloy who joins us this week as part of our finance team and Support Hive. Balancing savvy numerical skills together with a guilty pleasure for Love Island gossip, Lorraine tells us a...

Welcome to the hive. Sheridan Daley.

Joining the team in the Propagation Hub as PA to the CEO, this week we welcome Sheridan Daley to the hive. With over 3 year’s agency experience and an other-worldly ability to multitask, Sheridan brings her meticulous organisation and forward planning skills to Cogent –...

Hiring: Junior Agency Producer

We are looking for a Junior to Mid-weight Producer to join our thriving film department. This person will have a minimum of 18 months shoot production experience and have the ability to multi task with movable deadlines – with a smile on their face! The Agency...

4 apps to help with the spring cleaning

We’ve all been there. Arriving back into the office after a long bank holiday weekend only to be faced with the disorganised stack of papers and general disarray that ‘past you’ decided to leave behind. Or sat on the sofa watching another Netflix series -...

Making the house a home with CGI

Working together with Junction Eleven, our photographic and image creation studio, we are excited that CGI artists Richard Horne and Phil Palmer have been spending more time at our Meriden HQ, working closely with the Creative & Technology Hive to bring new craft skills and...

Welcome to the hive. Alisha Kaur Sapra.

Joining our Relationships Hive is makeup mad track driver Alisha Kaur Sapra.  Starting as an Account Executive on one of our biggest retail accounts, we are thrilled to welcome her to Cogent and cannot wait to see all the great work she produces for our...

Welcome to the hive. Nick Banister.

Today we are pleased to welcome Nick Banister, Leicester City fanatic and TV buff, to the Creative and Technology Hive as our new Junior Videographer. We talk to him about why he picked Cogent and how he’s found working together with the team so far. Why...

Hiring: Insight and Media Manager

Due to a number of new business wins, we're hiring two individuals to join a busy team whose responsibilities cover Organic Search Engine Optimisation, Paid Media (PPC, Display, Programmatic etc.), Conversion Rate Optimisation and Insight (particularly using Google Analytics). We are ideally after people whose...

Creating Tactical Content Together with Yorkshire Water

Last Saturday (1st April) saw Yorkshire Water announce the launch of ‘H2GO’, a revolutionary new form of water that experts believe will help Britain’s best swimmers smash records by as much as 5%. Yorkshire Water scientists have been working with Team GB swimmer Max Litchfield...

Filming together with Renault Sport Formula One

Last week saw the Renault Sport Formula One team unveil their new RS17 car as they target a big improvement in the upcoming 2017 Formula One season. With Nico Hulkenberg joining from Force India, and Britain’s Jolyon Palmer staying with the team for a second...

Working together with BMW as solus film and video partner

We are excited to announce that we are working together with BMW UK as their solus film and video partner across all divisions; BMW, MINI, both Financial Services divisions, BMW Motorrad, and Alphabet, the fleet management division. We’ll be producing film content for all vehicle launches...

Lessons from bees

At Cogent, everything we do is driven by, and owes its success to, the power of Togetherness. With our clients, with our suppliers, with our partners, with each other – together we produce better results. We didn’t invent this, however. No sir. Hard though it is to...

Bringing CGI into the Home with NEW-ROOM

At its best, the coming together of commerciality and creativity in marketing is very powerful. To some, the meeting point between the two is marketing – and it is certainly the point of healthy tension that keeps us focused on outcomes, rather than outputs. It doesn’t...

Do millennials and gardening go together?

When I first decided to write a blog piece about gardening, I felt a wave of discomfort rise up from my toes to my not-so-green fingers. I’m 24, have lived in a flat in London for the last 3 years and am a long way...

The best book that money can’t buy

Last week I unexpectedly found myself having a few minutes to spare in the centre of Birmingham and being near the Bullring, I thought I’d head for the nearest bookshop and take a look at the new Robert Harris novel*. Which is how I came to...