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At Workhouse, we love a good chinwag, and it’s here that we put that to good use! Knowledge is power and we don’t mind sharing ours, which is why you’ll find the latest intelligence, opinions and news from the marketing and creative industries right here.

24 Feb 2016

It’s a Wrap Success!

The success of Christmas 2015’s #ProjectWrap has left us set to launch a similar project this year, designing and producing our very own wrapping paper. #ProjectWrap supported Nightsafe, a Blackburn based charity that provides emergency accommodation and support for homeless teenagers and young adults throughout the year. Carol Greenwood from Nightsafe quoted: "Thanks for your…

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Category: Charity, Project Wrap, The Team By: Workhouse Marketing

23 Dec 2015

It’s CHRISTMASSSSSSS!

It's a new look video this year - gone are the usual naked bottoms, acting the fool and AWFUL singing. Overwhelmingly the team has decided to do something that focuses on the true spirit of Christmas and what it means when we pull together to create a big impact from a collection of individual efforts.…

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Category: Project Wrap By: Workhouse Marketing

16 Dec 2015

The Joy of Gifts is in the Giving

Apparently, it’s more rewarding to give than to receive gifts. At Workhouse we aren’t convinced (who doesn’t love a present?) but in these cases we tend to agree… Possibly the 5 Most Unusual Gifts Ever Given? 1. A gift that gets under the skin Highway robber James Allen was quite a nuisance in the early 1830s in…

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Category: Project Wrap By: Workhouse Marketing

09 Dec 2015

10 People Who Probably Should’ve Bought a Gift Bag

#1 - Close, but no candy-cane #2 - Happy Birthday… Jesus #3 - Well, recycling IS important. #4 - I wonder what it is?! (Shakes violently) #5 - Ahh the gift of current affairs. Thanks, Grandad. #6 - No, just no. #7 - There are no words. #8 - We think a nice bow would…

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Category: Project Wrap By: Workhouse Marketing

08 Dec 2015

The art of gift wrapping

Who doesn't like to receive a gift at Christmas? Presentation can make a gift! A neatly wrapped present can be intriguing and make the receiver feel the most important person in the world. The amount of energy you put into wrapping a gift can be spread to those receiving it,"Wrapping a gift is about so much…

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Category: Project Wrap By: Workhouse Marketing

02 Dec 2015

Together we can do SO much

So Christmas... what's it all about then? Time off work? Popping the bubbly? Stuffing your face with a golden turkey? Sleeping off your dinner in the living room, with Wallace and Gromit on the telly and granny snoring in the corner? The anticipation of the Workhouse Marketing Christmas video? This year we are taking a slightly…

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Category: Project Wrap By: Workhouse Marketing