May Day has been celebrated as a Bank Holiday since 1978 and whilst nearly everything used to be closed most shops are now open. Even the 144-year-old tradition of banks being closed on public holidays is coming to an end with Britain’s biggest lenders due to open a number of branches on Monday. Retail has… Read More


The latest data from the RAB (Radio Advertising Bureau) has revealed that commercial radio delivered significant growth in Q2 2014 with total revenues increasing 13.6% year on year. It’s the best Q2 revenue performance since 2007. This is a significant increase in radio spend and it’s an upward trend that we’ve also been seeing at… Read More


Your voice is unique. No two peoples’ voices are exactly the same. Oddly though, this uniqueness is not celebrated in all areas of the country. Research carried out by the Radio Advertising Bureau shows there are two major UK cities where the population doesn’t like to hear their own accents on radio. These cities are… Read More


Every Quarter the radio station listenership results come in and the PR machines whir into action turning defeats into victories and victories into slaughters! There are lots of ways to cut through the results but looking at the actual reach of listeners per week per station is often the best barometer of all. So here’s… Read More