CIB Blog

New beginnings for our northern team
Last month marked the start of an exciting new chapter with our northern team moving to offices in Neston, Cheshire. The northern office has been in existence over a decade now, when I started a whole new chapter in my life; I had just got married, relocated to the north west and started this second branch of CIB. What started as one person in a small serviced office, has evolved into a seven-strong team of experienced PR professionals, strategists, content providers and social media analysts – all passionate about what we do.
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Makita training day for search and rescue charity
I was recently asked to join the team at Makita at a training day for search and rescue charity S.A.R.A.I.D, to see for myself how the team uses Makita tools in the aftermath of natural disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis and landslides. To make it as realistic as possible, the training session was held at the Fire Service College in the Moreton-In-Marsh – and the S.A.R.A.I.D team really put Makita’s tools to the test.
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FX Design Seminar for Forbo Flooring
A recent event arranged for our client Forbo Flooring Systems offered them (and me!) a really interesting insight into the challenges of designing for the private rental sector (PRS). With investment in the UK’s PRS set to soar to £75 Billion by 2025 (and an additional 560,000 households expected to be in private rented accommodation by 2023) Forbo wanted to hear more from designers working in this area. One of the most effective ways to speak to this audience, was to partner with FX magazine and host a Design Seminar.
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