January Update: Back at home, HQ final touches, New People, Promotions & defiant Summer Party plans 🥳

So 2021 is here and we’re in another nationwide lockdown. It’s not the start we’d hoped for but I am grateful we have the promise of the vaccine and the despite the terrible numbers of infections & deaths we somehow have some light at the end of the tunnel. I hope this is the final big battle which we all need to get through before we can get back to some kind of normality. And we have🧑‍🔬 science & our brilliant NHS to thank 🙌

Busy & back to working from home 

The entire team at Clicky are working from home and we are all managing to juggle kids & a big schedule of work thanks to a bumper end to the year for new business. We’re lucky to be busy but being this busy with all of the other pressures at the moment is a real challenge for everyone.

Working from home again

New HQ, Website & Brand Update

Whilst the new HQ is empty we have decorators and joiners doing some final touches to get it ready for a hopeful return in the spring. It has been really nice to have this to work on in the past 3 months and it feels like a shiny prize at the end of the tunnel.

 

Final touches to our new HQ

Seeing the signs go up just before Christmas was a great moment for me personally & I have to admit I parked up outside and sat and watched it for 3 hours! 💪.

Our signs going up 💪

To coincide with our new offices opening in the spring we will be launching an all new website too. The development is well underway and I can’t wait to show it off. It’s looking really slick with loads of new case studies & a really clean new look and feel.

You may have also noticed our brand has been tweaked very slightly with a new font. It’s a minimal change but it also has a number of alternative layouts which we can use for some of our creatives.

Brand tweaks for 2021

New Team members, Personal Development Plans & New Responsible Commitments

We are really pleased to have welcomed 2 new talented people to the team this month with Natalia joining the team as our new Digital PR Manager & Kumari joining that team too as our new Digital PR Executive.

I am also really proud to see Alice promoted to Digital Project Manager. Alice joined Clicky as a junior back in 2017 and has excelled ever since. So well deserved.

Alice promoted!

This year we are making a huge effort to make Personal Development of the team our new obsession and as such we have just launched new personal development plans for every single team member.

You may have read our new commitments to make sure Clicky is an even more responsible business this year. We are committing to give 1% of product, 1% of time and 1% of profit this year, reduce our Carbon footprint and a number of other initiatives.

A well-deserved Summer Party

We’ve decided to commit to a date for a big summer party. It will definitely be outside, it might be cancelled but we are planning it anyway! We wanted something for the team to look forward to and we are all desperate to meet all the new team members that have joined this year! Some Music, a BBQ, a few well earned beers & hopefully no face masks 🍻

Summer Party is being booked!

So thats it for now! Writing these makes me realise just how much is going on & I am super grateful for all the hard work that goes on behind the scenes at Clicky. We are in great shape despite all the world has thrown at us last year 👊

Written by Oli Yeates

CEO/Founder

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