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Leicestershire school children ‘have a go’ at construction

Posted by Jennifer Maddocks
August 8th, 2014

The USG PR team recently arranged a hands-on event at client David Wilson Homes East Midlands’ The Chestnuts development in Syston, Leicestershire, which gave 13 year nine students from Rawlins Academy in Quorn and Roundhill Academy in Thurmaston a chance to try their hand at brick laying, carpentry and plumbing. The main aim of the trip was […]

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July’s PR Pic of the Month

Posted by Jennifer Maddocks
July 31st, 2014

July’s winning picture is a rather peaceful photo taken at Rutland Water on a photo shoot to promote the use of the Rutland ShoreLink bus service. ShoreLink provides visitors with the perfect opportunity to enjoy easy and affordable access to Rutland Water. The latest attraction this year is a brand new inland beach and swimming area […]

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June’s PR Pic of the Month

Posted by Jennifer Maddocks
June 30th, 2014

June’s PR Pic of the Month is a photograph of all 10 David Wilson Homes East Midlands site managers who won NHBC Pride in the Job Awards this year. This is the highest number of awards ever achieved by any division of the Barratt Group ever and more than any other developer this year. In this year’s competition […]

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Is your website optimised for use on today’s mobile devices?

Posted by Jared Pickering
February 24th, 2014

Here at USdigital we see a huge number of websites that are not built with mobile devices in mind. In many cases a quick snoop into the Google Analytics of a particular website can give a good indication into what proportion of users are viewing a website on an unsupported mobile device – often the […]

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Google’s Hummingbird Update

Posted by Hannah Elwell
October 2nd, 2013

Last week, coinciding with the official 15th Birthday of search engine giant, Google, there were announcements of Google’s search algorithm update. It has been described by many as its biggest update since the ‘Caffeine’ update of 2010

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Barratt Northampton Division Round Up

Posted by Rebecca Smith
June 14th, 2013

A quick look at what’s been happening at a couple of Barratt Northampton’s developments… Down at the Stratford Park development in Milton Keynes, the Sales team have helped residents take away some of the stress of introducing themselves to their neighbours by hosting a dedicated event to welcome new homebuyers to the growing community. Resident, […]

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Barratt Graduate comes for a visit

Posted by Rebecca Smith
June 14th, 2013

Today, I joined my fellow Barratt Graduate’s in spending time with Unsworth Sugden to gain an insight into their day-to-day work and to understand more about their business and the services they can offer their clients. As a Graduate at Barratt Northampton, I’d previously been involved in Unsworth Sugden’s work when they produced a press […]

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Twice If You’re Lucky: My two weeks work experience with Unsworth Sugden

Posted by Kathryn Murrell
June 14th, 2013

Unsworth Sugden has a fantastic reputation of allowing students and young people to come and do some work experience with them, to see if the metaphorical PR shoe fits. I certainly know this to be true; I was fortunate enough to be able to come and do a week’s work experience with USG last July. […]

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May’s Pic of the Month

Posted by Kathryn Murrell
June 11th, 2013

May’s Pic of the Month is the opening of The Toybox nursery at The Fairways David Wilson Homes development in Bedford. Launched in early April, the £650,000 facility can cater for up to 73 children up to the age of five years old. The nursery in Biddenham Vale will employ around 20 local staff and […]

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Alice spends time at Unsworth Sugden

Posted by Alice Harper
May 29th, 2013

The few days I spent with Unsworth Sugden have definitely given me a valuable insight into the workings of a PR team, while also getting to understand what the other areas of the business do too. From advertising to digital media, I had no knowledge before I walked through the door. I am currently working […]

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