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Cogent Beekeeping: March 2019.

It’s April, and while losing an hour of sleep didn't help with our April Fools gullibility (vegan Spam anyone?) we're still bustling away here at Heath Farm. We've been up to lots over the last few weeks and we can't wait to share it with you. So, here it is, Spring's first Beekeeping...

Can brands ease the feeling of remorse for the 63% of regretful millennial home buyers?

In a recent American survey (Bankrate.com), 63% of millennials stated they regret buying homes. Despite home ownership being something many millennials strive towards (and often spend years saving for) more than half report buyer’s remorse about their home purchase, with unforeseen costs being one of the main reasons. This got me thinking about the same audience in the UK –...

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Cogent Beekeeping: February 2019.

March is nearly upon us, and while January seemed to last forever, February flew by at the speed of light. As we all act surprised at the number of easter eggs already on the supermarket shelves (despite it being an annual reoccurrence) and revel in the highest February temperatures on record, we give you the rundown on what February had in...

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Throwback Thursday: Thorntons.

Here at Cogent, we get up to all sorts. We’ve been about since 1936, that’s 83 years, and over the decades we’ve done a lot, seen a lot and learnt a lot. We’ve worked with clients from just up the road, to the other side of the world. We’ve created memories, stories and moments. We’ve worked towards change, created movements...

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Cogent Beekeeping: January 2019.

January has finally come to an end, which can only mean one thing - the month of love, and Aquarius season is upon us! Before we welcome (or artfully dodge) cupids arrow and overindulge in chocolate, we reflect on what a month it has been here at Cogent HQ....

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Throwback Thursday: Slumberland

Here at Cogent, we get up to all sorts. We’ve been about since 1936, that's 82 years, and over the decades we’ve done a lot, seen a lot and learnt a lot. We’ve worked with clients from just up the road, to the other side of the world. We’ve created memories, stories and moments. We’ve worked towards change, created movements...

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Cogent Beekeeping: November 2018.

The countdown is on. The tree is up at HQ (we’re decorating it together this year), the battle of the Christmas ads has commenced, the sound of Mariah Carey is echoing its way around the office and the Christmas jumper has made its annual come back....

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Welcome to Cogent. Mary Lumley.

We are delighted to welcome Mary Lumley as the newest member of our team here at Cogent. Joining the Propagation Hub, Mary lets us in on her experiences before Cogent and life outside of work. You’ve been interning at Cogent for the last 3 months before being offered a full-time job (Woop!). What have you enjoyed the most over your first...

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Cogent Beekeeping: October 2018.

While the frost has started to settle, the leaves begin to fall and we (rather poorly) attempt to carve pumpkins, we look back on another busy month here at Cogent HQ. We kicked off with the month with fuelGenie at the NEC for Fleet Live. We went along with our client to help out and get a little peep at...

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TeaTalk with: Shawnee North, Project Manager.

We sit down with Shawnee, a member of Project Managment, for a cuppa and a chat. We explore what drew her to marketing, what Togetherness means to her and what she enjoys most about working at Cogent. What inspired you to get involved in Project Management in particular? Was this something you always wanted to do? It’s something I fell into, but...

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Cogent Beekeeping: September 2018.

It’s October, the seasons are turning. As the leaves turn orange, the nights draw in and pumpkins become mandatory, we reflect on what’s been a very busy month here at Cogent HQ. September kicked off with the launch of the all-new Marston’s Vegan Menu. We created the ‘Moving Mountains’ campaign and online #nomeatchallenge quiz to support the tasty new vegan...

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Welcome to Cogent. Harriet Lawrie.

We are delighted to welcome Harriet Lawrie as the newest member of our team here at Cogent. Joining the Creative and Technology Hive, Harriet lets us in on her experiences before Cogent and life outside of work. What’s your new role at Cogent and what are you most excited about? I am a full-stack developer, so I will be working on building...

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Cogent Beekeeping: August 2018.

It’s September and while the heatwave seems well and truly over there’s a lot coming up to look forward to. But, before we anticipate cosy jumpers and spiced lattes we take a quick look back on what we’ve been up to here at Cogent throughout August. First up, we headed to Nottingham to the National Ice Centre for a photoshoot with...

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The Diary of a First Time Buyer.

They say moving home is one of the most stressful things you'll ever do. We also know it significantly changes our mindset, and with it, spending habits. Georgia, a member of our Propagation Hub, kept a diary of her recent home moving experience. Here she shares her story, thoughts and feelings as she packs up and moves...