Mother’s Day is a special day, celebrated across the world, to honour all kinds of mothers. It is an especially big industry in the UK with 73% of consumers buying a Mother’s Day gift in 2019. In fact, gifting is the biggest factor of spending for Mother’s Day, although there are some who choose to … Continue reading How Did COVID Affect Mother’s Day in 2020
Since early 2020, there have been so many changes to our lives. I think I speak for everyone to say it has been a struggle to maintain a normal lifestyle and this is true for fitness. Gyms have been closing and opening and closing again, it is hard to stay active and motivated, let alone … Continue reading Striving for Strava – Staying Fit, Active and Motivated
Things are certainly looking up at the moment, but as we all know, much of the free time we’ve been granted recently has allowed for some very serious binge-watching activities! I have asked the eXPD8 Entertainment team what their 2020 TV and film favourites have been. Need some recommendations? Then look no further! Client Service … Continue reading The Entertainment Team’s 2020 TV Favourites
With 2020 throwing up many challenges for the Film industry, it’s not surprising that the 2021 award season has seen some changes to the usual calendar of events. The dates for submissions and ceremonies have largely been delayed, and the criteria of release dates and box office takings that titles have to meet to be … Continue reading Key Film And Gaming Award Dates For 2021!
So, the New Year kicked off with the UK’s third (and hopefully final) lockdown, and it’s safe to say that most of us have been feeling a little deflated. We have been back once again to the long, dark evenings sitting on the sofa, endlessly scrolling through our phones. With the extra free time we’ve … Continue reading Time To Get Creative!
Leaving school and having to decide what to do with your life can be stressful. A recent study found that 52% of school students agreed or strongly agreed with the following statement. “I have no idea what I want to do with my career”. This pressure can be a huge burden on teenagers’ lives. Making … Continue reading Entering The World of Work
Covid-19 has altered the course of a “typical year” for everyone in 2020. Every person and every business has been affected in one way or another, with different pressures and challenges that have faced them as the situation surrounding the global pandemic has continued to changed. The retail sector naturally, has been extremely affected by … Continue reading How has COVID impacted consumer behaviour?
eXPD8 is a people-powered business. As the leading provider of retail support services to retailers, suppliers and manufacturers across the UK and Ireland, a key aspect of the business is ensuring the right staff are recruited, inducted and engaged at all levels throughout the organisation. So, eXPD8 Co-Founder Mark Thurgood approached Moon Executive Search with … Continue reading Welcome Jess Marsh – eXPD8’s New Resource & Welfare Director
February 14th – Valentine’s Day. Love, romance, happiness. All of these spring to mind when discussing the passion-filled event. For many people this is a day where one can show their affection towards their partner; maybe even reveal hidden feelings towards a crush. How do people do this? With gifts. This makes the Valentine’s Day … Continue reading Valentines Day – What is it Worth? -Macey Miles & Gemma Hurley
Hi! My name is Freya, and I’m originally from Bristol, but I went to Sheffield Uni to study Spanish and Russian. At Uni, I worked in a pizzeria so starting at eXPD8 was a big change of environment! Lockdown has obviously been a challenging time for most – during the first one I was stuck … Continue reading Starting a New Job in Lockdown – Freya Parnell