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Articles / 11 September 2018

Culture in a creative business

Great ideas beget great ideas. Social contagion is a cultural phenomenon. Watch this video for the kind of culture we build at MerchantCantos

Helping Hikma Connect Internally

News / 27 March 2018

Helping Hikma Connect Internally

Multinational generic pharmaceutical company, Hikma, have announced the rollout of their new brand. MerchantCantos were tasked with the creation of a single, digital destination, Hikma Connect, where any of Hikma’s 8,500 employees can go for trusted information, resources and individually tailored tools.

The 'Muni Worm'

News / 14 March 2018

The 'Muni Worm'

Our Creative Director, Steve Hickson recently visited San Francisco, the logo for the city’s public transit system caught his eye.

International Women's Day

News / 08 March 2018

International Women's Day

“Be brave about what you want to achieve and confident enough to enlist help, if you need it, to make it happen” - Helen James, Global COO

Year of the dog

16 February 2018

Year of the dog

Wishing you a pawsperous Chinese New Year.

Three times a winner

News / 08 February 2018

Three times a winner

Three of our clients: Suez; James Wentworth-Stanley Memorial Fund; and Michelangelo were awarded Gold, Silver, and Bronze respectively at last night's inaugural Corporate Content Awards, organised by Communicate Magazine.

MerchantCantos announces a change to its Executive Leadership team

News / 29 January 2018

MerchantCantos announces a change to its Executive Leadership team

After nine successful years with MerchantCantos, Richard Carpenter has stepped down from his role as Chief Executive to take on a new role outside of the agency. Matt Shepherd-Smith, the agency's Chairman will be taking over his role on an interim basis.

Why make a poster telling us there's no ad on a poster site?

26 January 2018

Why make a poster telling us there's no ad on a poster site?

We are all being overwhelmed with the exponentially increasing levels of communications borne of the digital world.

It's not what you do...

19 January 2018

It's not what you do...

Brand differentiation, the holy grail of building a powerful brand, and engaging with employees to equip them to deliver on your brand promise – are still challenging for many professional services firms.

The 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code – key changes

16 January 2018

The 2018 UK Corporate Governance Code – key changes

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) published its consultation on proposed changes to the UK Corporate Governance Code at the end of 2017. This will impact how companies report on key corporate governance issues.

The Equality Act – mind the (gender reporting pay) gap!

Articles / 31 December 2017

The Equality Act – mind the (gender reporting pay) gap!

With just four months to go until the gender pay gap disclosure deadline, so far only 269 – just 3% - of eligible organisations have taken the leap.