5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

April 22, 2017

… authentic way. 1. Use philanthropy, there is a charity for everyone Barker says: “The most important thing is to think about a cause what’s most important to you.” Baker shares his experience with working on a Nine West campaign with a social target on breast cancer. Using the technology of FitBits, they tracked every step that was taken by models. The advertising campaigned garnered more than one billion views within a month. 2. Be social, throw parties to bring people …

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Housing problems causing mental illness, says charity – BBC News

April 19, 2017

… would have sought medical intervention because of mental health issues brought on by poor housing or worries about eviction or affording rent or mortgage payments over the past five years. Additionally, one in six said housing worries had also affected their physical health, causing symptoms like hair loss, nausea, exhaustion, dizzy spells and headaches, while damp or mouldy homes can exacerbate respiratory conditions like asthma, says the charity. Telephone interviews with 20 inner-city GPs …

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Prince William says keeping a stiff upper lip can damage health – BBC News

April 19, 2017

‘Tipping point’ Prince William’s comments came in an interview – alongside Prince Harry – with a magazine produced by the charity Campaign Against Living Miserably (Calm), which is dedicated to preventing male suicide. The future king and his brother are using the intense interest they generate to focus attention on a cause they are increasingly passionate about, BBC royal correspondent Peter Hunt says. Prince William talked about his “tipping …

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Prince Harry sought counselling after hiding Diana death grief – BBC News

April 17, 2017

Along with his brother and sister-in-law, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, he is promoting the Heads Together mental health campaign, the London Marathon’s charity of the year. Profile: Prince Harry Princes commission Diana statue Speaking to the paper’s Bryony Gordon, Prince Harry said: “I can safely say that losing my mum at the age of 12, and therefore shutting down all of my emotions for the last 20 years, has had a quite serious effect on not only my personal life …

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Childline receives 4,000 calls from ‘lonely’ children – BBC News

April 13, 2017

The service already collects data on issues such as mental health and abuse but said increasing numbers of youngsters said they felt lonely. Previously, loneliness would be recorded as “low self-esteem” or “unhappiness”. Childline said that, overall, girls were four times more likely to contact the charity with a problem than boys. ‘I felt empty inside’ One teen caller, who asked to be called Rebecca, used Childline’s online web chat after saying …

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Dairy-free diets warning over risk to bone health – BBC News

April 12, 2017

Almost 70% of those aged 18-35 year olds were currently or had previously been dieting. One in five 18-25-year-olds said they had cut out or significantly reduced dairy in their diet. Why dairy-free? Milk and dairy food, such as cheese and yoghurt, are important sources of calcium for strong bones. It’s not known why the young people were avoiding dairy. The charity’s survey suggests that many young people seek dietary advice from bloggers and vloggers on the internet. …

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Ebola nurse Pauline Cafferkey to return to Sierra Leone – BBC News

April 12, 2017

… to raise funds for UK charity Street Child. It provides shelter and education for homeless children, and estimates that 12,000 children were orphaned in Sierra Leone by the epidemic. It also says 1,400 of those orphans remain “critically at risk” regarding their health and security. “I’m excited to go back,” Ms Cafferkey said. “It’ll be great to see Sierra Leone in a different state, and also know that I might be able to help as well. We weren’t …

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Patients with learning disabilities missing out on health checks – BBC News

April 8, 2017

… we want to go further. “It is important that people tell their doctor about their learning disability to make sure they receive extra support.” ‘Incredibly difficult’ Learning disability charity Mencap is running a campaign to ensure people know they can register with their doctor as having a learning disability and access this extra support. GPs can then make accommodations, for example calling patients to ensure they make appointments. The charity says people with …

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More than 20 million Britons ‘physically inactive’ – BBC News

April 3, 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHarriet Mulvaney says she thought she was active before her heart attack but she was really “just busy” More than 20 million people in the UK are physically inactive, according to a report by the British Heart Foundation. The charity warns that inactivity increases the risk of heart disease and costs the NHS around 1.2bn each year. Harriet Mulvaney experienced a heart attack at 44 and decided to make changes to her …

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Facebook now lets you create personal fundraisers for yourself, friends, and family

March 31, 2017

Image: Facebook If you’re hoping to raise money for a good cause, but it isn’t tied to a specific organization, Facebook just changed the game. The social media giant has expanded its fundraisers tool, now letting users create personal fundraiser pages to raise money for themselves, friends, and people or things not on Facebook. Previously, users could only raise money for a registered nonprofit on the platform. SEE ALSO: Facebook creates Community Help tool so users can aid each …

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Frances reveals Paul McCartney’s songwriting tips – BBC News

March 18, 2017

… album, Things I’ve Never Said, comes out this week. A warm and wistful collection of perfectly-crafted piano pop, it has already won the singer comparisons to Adele and Carole King. Meanwhile, her single Grow has been selected to soundtrack a new campaign by Refuge, the charity supporting female victims of domestic violence. The 23-year-old sat down to tell the BBC about that video; the perks of fame; and what it’s like to get school lessons from Paul McCartney. Media captionFrances …

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