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Remember January?

You’d laid out – or were starting to lay out – all your big comms plans for the year ahead.

Brexit was dominating the news (again), Harry and Meghan were scribbling out their Royal resignation and Joe Wicks was just some keep-fit bloke who sold a few recipe books. Hey, even the fortunes of your football team mattered.

Fast-forward (or slow-forward, depending on where you sit) to May and things look, well, a tad different.

Projects and challenges that had looked set to dominate your work world in 2020 were suddenly shrunk to insignificance by an illness no-one had ever heard of a few months ago.

The coronavirus pandemic has certainly changed our present, it will shape the rest of 2020 for sure, and could well go on to redefine how we live and work entirely.

At Alive HQ (more of a virtual HQ right now, but you get the picture) we’ve been so pleased to support businesses and organisations in tackling the daunting and alien challenges the last few months have thrown up.

Producing remote working guides and resources for our clients, supporting the NHS to creatively communicate PPE information, creating campaigns to keep the public safe and celebrating the fantastic work of key workers and volunteers through video and animation – it’s all been going on.

But as the dust of the initial shockwaves starts to settle, how is your 2020 looking now? Your challenges may have an irreversibly different context but have they changed completely or are they much the same as before, but in disguise?

With our crack team of comms, design and digital experts, we’re ready to reload and carry on supporting organisations across all sectors.

So we’re asking just a few quick questions to understand what the short, medium and longer-term focuses are for you hard-working and heroic comms folk.

 

If you can spare one minute of your time to help, click on the image below to complete the survey.

 

Quick Survey

And, of course, if there is anything we can help you with right now or if you could just really do with a chat, drop us a line.

“The guys at Alive understand the complexities of our business which means we don’t need to explain the detail of every project or design piece – they’re already on it, which keeps things moving and delivers the results we need.”

Emily Stoten — Head of Marketing, Selecta

“I feel like they own and care for the project as much as we do! I would not use anyone else for my creative work and think Alive is ahead of the game.”

Jo Hobbs — Communications Manager

“Thanks for all your help. We are delighted with the campaign, both in terms of the creativity and messaging but also the thought taken over the rollout of the materials. All looks absolutely fabulous!”

Sarah Crowdy — Campaign and Media Officer Communications, South East Water

“We went to ‘Alive’ for ideas on how to run a specific employee program in Europe. Alan and his team were brilliant in coming up with fresh, creative and practical approaches. The team took charge and executed brilliantly. We are pleased with the progress made so far and hope to have the same level of partnership and commitment going forward.”

Sobha — Tata Consultancy Services

“So glad that we chose Alive to create our new website. As well as taking the time to get the visual side of our requirement right, they worked with us to understand us, our business and our clients and reflect this across the site. We loved their flexible approach, which, coupled with the right level of challenge has replaced our old, clunky site with one we can be proud of. ”

Victoria Ford — Perago

“Alive were there to help when we were working every hour to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. They gave us the creativity, ideas and support we needed to deliver campaigns which empowered our residents in the most difficult time most of us have ever seen, personally and professionally. The team understood what we needed, worked closely with us and delivered fast without any compromise on quality. Working with Alive has been a joy in the darkest of times and I have no doubt will have helped to save lives. Thanks team x”

Julie Odams, Assistant Director of Communications & Customers — Derbyshire County Council

“Boom!
Thank you so much. Incredible work done at incredible speed by incredible people.
Outstanding work as ever and what a turnaround. As for the concepts – wow. These are that good it would be an insult to describe them as just good. It’s a joke, quite frankly. This is exactly the Alive effect I was after. Right now I feel like I am living in an Alive With Ideas wonderland. Thank you!”

Jack Grasby, Campaigns Manager — SYFR

“Our company is fun, we have great brands, but most importantly we’re all about our people – and I wanted an agency who would understand that and help us bring it to life through our website and other comms. Straight away I felt that Alive ‘got’ us and provided the creative inspiration exactly where we needed it, as well as the technical expertise to deliver a well-functioning website.”

Keren McCarron — KP Snacks

“We got 'Alive' involved to help us shift mindsets across our organisation and they delivered! Using simple, clear and creative ideas the team have delivered us a campaign which has seen a dramatic increase in idea sharing and development. They’ve also played a significant role in creating a culture of shared success. I wouldn’t hesitate to work with again, in fact, we already are!”

Gavin Buckle — B&Q