THE ROAD TO RECOVERY
Special Guests – Ultimate Transparency
Watch Tom as he shares a raw insight into the effects of the COVID meteorite and the crater in his P&L. Hear from Pam as she shares the emotional rollercoaster of furloughs, redundancies and a £500k phone call.
And get the data from Peter that shows we may emerge from this stronger and better setup for the future than ever before.
Nice And Serious
The Wow Company
THE COVID CRATER
Gladly leaving 2019 behind, 2020 got off to a great start. Nothing could have prepared Nice And Serious Co-Founder Tom Tapper for what was about to happen. The COVID meteorite hit and the impact was significant.
Tom shares that the only way through this is to stick to your values, adjust and adapt.
2020 BEFORE AND AFTER
The Benchpress study is the leading piece of independent agency research in the UK. The latest results are in. Peter shares that agencies have more cash in the bank than ever before and that founders are getting to work on their business (not just in it). But what are the longer term effects?
THE 2020 ROLLERCOASTER
In March, Co-Founder of Wire, Pam Scobbie received a call that would heavily impact the future of her agency. A pulled retainer and furloughed staff led to renewed motivation and a chance to flex the agency's creative muscles.
RESOURCES, LINKS AND MUCH MORE
The Wow Company started benchmarking agencies in 2012 with the aim of taking an accurate snapshot of agency life in the UK, and to share insight andAgencies above £1mAgencies below £1m
analysis with ambitious agency owners. Since then, BenchPress has grown to become the largest survey of independent agency owners in the UK.
Download their latest report below.
A survey of over 150 Australian design practitioners to share stories, strategies and coping mechanisms for dealing with the Covid situation. While some report up to a 60% loss in revenue, others are positively embracing restrictions and the need to evolve or pivot business models.
The Creative Industry COVID-19 Support group was set up by Andrew Dobbie from Made Brave with the intention to support each other through this challenging time AND to make sure the Creative Industries continue to survive and thrive. The hope is to share work/opportunities/briefs with each other.