Category Archives: Press release

Double gold for White October team

You’re quite right, yes, we’re really proud to be design winners – a double gold in fact – with Oxford Analytica’s Daily Brief and the Let’s Talk FGM app with Oxford Health. Congratulations to the teams working on both projects. The London Design Awards celebrate the creativity and courage of those who are leading the […]

‘Let’s Talk FGM’ app wins London Design Award

The following is a shortened press release, 24 Nov 2016. An app designed to make it easier for health professionals to talk about female genital mutilation (FGM) with their clients has been voted Best in the Digital Health category in the London Design Awards, a global award series that celebrates excellence in design. ‘Let’s Talk […]

White October fills key management roles from within its own talent pool

The following is a shortened press release, Sep 2016.   Two talented women from the White October team are taking on leadership roles within the firm and our sister company White October Events.  Jo Lankester is to become Interim Managing Director of White October Events, to provide maternity cover for founder and MD Ruth Yarnit.  Sarah […]

Fidelis commissions online portfolio to launch new insurance model

Insurance and reinsurance provider Fidelis has commissioned White October to design and build its online showcase for innovative underwriting services. Fidelis has recently entered the insurance market with a model designed to ensure rapid and effective responses to insurance challenges while also optimising shareholder returns.  Fidelis Group CEO Richard Brindle explained the new approach when […]

Former Moshi Monsters CTO Chris Thorpe appointed Technical Director for White October

Oxford-based digital agency White October announces Chris Thorpe has joined the firm as Technical Director.  Co-founder of 3D printing content provider I Can Make and former CTO of Moshi Monsters, he takes on the role to steer White October into new areas of technical exploration and strengthen the firm’s digital capabilities. Dave Fletcher, White October […]

Oxford’s White October builds online sports platform supported by Dame Kelly Holmes

The following is a shortened press release. White October is the development partner for Ultimate Player, a new online programme that inspires children to learn more sporting skills and get involved in sports.  Speaking at the launch event at Lord’s Cricket Ground last week, Olympic gold medalist Dame Kelly Holmes said: “It is crucial we […]

New hires strengthen skills for White October

We’ve announced a series of recent appointments, continuing to strengthen our offering as a leading digital agency which attracts the best people. The six recruits have filled posts in digital development, design, account management and support and bring the total team to 30. Founder and MD Dave Fletcher says: “We are seeing a marked increase […]

Midwives get emergency help

Childbirth Emergencies delivers handy training and revision resource for maternity care practitioners We’ve recently announced the launch and availability of the Childbirth Emergencies app. Childbirth Emergencies is the brainchild of experienced NHS midwife trainer Hannah Hulme Hunter.  In her work with midwives and doctors, she recognised the need for a resource which gives the most […]