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Views from the people of Rugged on the topics we care about
Unsure What Gamification Really Is? You’re Probably Already Using It!
Thursday, February 8, 2024

"If you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that Gamification actually is all around." – Love Actually

Gamification may have been coined way back in 2002 by Nick Pelling, a game designer tasked with developing a…

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Festive Fun for all the Family at The Brightwell
Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Christmas came early for our CardioWall Landscape at The Brightwell this month, as it got put to good use at their Christmas Market Fundraiser.  

The Brightwell is a charity wellness centre in Bristol supporting people with MS and other neurological…

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When Rugged Meets Research
Monday, September 25, 2023

When we were invited to be headline sponsors of the Paediatric Work Physiology (PWP) Conference 2023, we couldn’t pass on the opportunity. It was an honour to be considered, and sponsoring an event which champions our Rugged Health values, of…

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From Stroke Survivor to Life Thriver… Georgie Hennah’s Story of Strength, Determination, and Giving Back
Friday, February 10, 2023

Thursday 2nd February 2023 will be a memorable day for me. I was invited to Wolfson Neurorehabilitation Centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital in London, and I had the huge pleasure of meeting Georgie Hennah, a former patient of Wolfson.

Georgie…

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Greenwashing... and why we're not!
Friday, October 7, 2022
I went to an event last week organised by our tree planting partners in Cornwall, Plant One. During a fascinating event I learnt some things that I felt were worth sharing, and spent some time with like-minded, ecologically minded…
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Why Gamification is the Key to Repeat Visits and Increased Revenue
Monday, August 1, 2022

Gamification is pivotal in addressing the perpetual question - how to drive repeat business and keep visitors coming back for more. Our products are designed to be addictive to play, easy to operate and most importantly, create memorable experiences for…

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Check In and Get Up & Out this Mental Health Awareness Week
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

One in four adults and one in three children report feeling lonely some or all of the time1. Loneliness, particularly when prolonged, can lead to illness, mental health problems and substance abuse2.

This year, Mental Health Awareness Week (9th –…

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Care Homes: The Post-Pandemic Fight for Staff Wellbeing
Tuesday, March 15, 2022

I wasn’t surprised to read that in a recent survey of Care Home owners, only 3%1 reported that since the start of the pandemic their ‘mental health has not been impacted’.

The remaining 97%1 stated that the pandemic has had…

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Exporting as a Small Company - It’s as Easy as D, I, T
Friday, March 11, 2022

Here at Rugged we’ve always been keen to export, and from year 2 we were already sending our products far and wide out across the world. However, with any growing company, there are always areas of business that fall outside…

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Destination Leisure: The Rise of Retailtainment
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

The retail industry is constantly evolving – from thriving high streets, made up of independent retailers to out of town mega-malls, full of chain stores – it is always striving to anticipate the next trend to meet consumer needs.

In…

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