We’re One of Theo Paphitis’ #SBS Winners!

Theo Paphitis’ #SBS Winners! Herefordshire based business, The DM Lab, gets a Twitter Boost from Theo Paphitis! They were selected as one of the #SBS winners last night! A Herefordshire based firm has received a business boost from Retail Entrepreneur Theo Paphitis. On Sunday, 19th June 2022, Chris Tipping, MD of The DM Lab tweeted […]

Hereford Work Experience – Issey’s Experience

Hereford Work Experience At The DM Lab Blog Day 1 Chris put me on Photoshop at the start of the work experience week. I had a go at graphic design. As I have used it before, i was tasked with designing a poster for an event at the Courtyard later in the coming year. With […]

#HMBiz 2022 Expo at the Shell Store

Herefordshire Means Business Expo 2022 Well, it has been a minute since we last did anything like this…Or anything with the #HMBiz team for that matter! It was well overdue, very much missed so we were in from the get-go. Digital meetings and virtual get-togethers simply don’t offer the same personal interactions like a proper […]

Herefordshire Means Business 2022 Expo

Herefordshire Means Business 2022 Expo Ahead of the Herefordshire Means Business 2022 Expo, we wanted to give you a heads up about what you can expect from us as exhibitors… First off, we have a special publication made for the event! It will tell you all about what we’ve been up to in the first […]

What’s The DM Lab All About Then?

What’s the deal? Despite almost 12 years in business, it still surprises us that people either don’t realise who we are, what we do and what the ‘DM’ in The DM Lab stands for! So, let’s recap! The business, built on blood, sweat and tears by Chris and Dale (yes, there’s more than one main […]

Mind Over Mountains Wellbeing Gesture

Mind Over Mountains Wellbeing Gesture Times are still tough, despite the worst of it behind us. However some people are struggling & although we can’t help everyone we can, at least, help some. Is everything beginning to feel a bit much? Are you feeling stressed, isolated or unwell? We stumbled across Mind Over Mountains… Mind […]

Katie – Our Newest Work Experience Recruit!

Meet Katie – our newest work experience recruit! Whenever we can, we’ve always strived to create work experience opportunities for as many people as possible. Katie has been with us a few weeks now. Having expressed an interest in IT, we took the opportunity to further this interest. We immersed her into the world of […]

Chris Named ‘Man of the Year’ at the Women’s Business Awards!

LOCAL WOMEN’S BUSINESS 2021 AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED The Women’s Business Awards is the highlight of the year. On Thursday 2nd December, the annual awards ceremony took place virtually. It was a celebration of the best business women and men from various sectors and locations.  With thanks to the awards main sponsor Xero. “There is nothing […]

‘Man of the Year’ Finalist!

‘Man of the Year’ Finalist at the Women’s Business Awards! Hi everyone, Chris here, just wanted to let you know about some fantastic news I received recently! I have been nominated and have now become a ‘Man of the Year’ finalist at the Women’s Business Awards! As you know, my business, The DM Lab, is […]

National Apprenticeship Awards 2021

National Apprenticeship Awards 2021 As you may be aware, this Wednesday we’ll be attending the virtual National Apprenticeship Awards 2021!! In case you forgot or weren’t aware, Harv is a finalist in the ‘Rising Star of the Year’ category. Joe is a finalist in the ‘Apprentice of the Year’ category. In addition, The DM Lab […]

The DM Lab Attend The Human Factors Workshop

The DM Lab Attend The Human Factors Workshop Last week, the team were lucky enough to attend the Human Factors Workshop, delivered by Ellen at the Cyber & Security Centre in Hereford. We all took so much away from the workshop and would highly recommend it to other businesses. We’ve included our experience below. What […]

National Apprentice Awards 2021 Finalists!

National Apprentice Awards 2021 Finalists! We are extremely pleased to share with you some amazing news! This morning, Harv and Joe were both named as finalists at the National Apprenticeship Awards 2021!! Harv is a finalist in the ‘Rising Star of the Year’ category. Joe is a finalist in the ‘Apprentice of the Year’ category! […]

Virtual London Marathon for the ELY Memorial Fund!

Virtual London Marathon for the ELY Memorial Fund! We’re really pleased to be able to support The ELY Memorial Fund by taking part in this year’s virtual London Marathon on Sunday 3rd of October. Many thanks for giving us this opportunity Ange & team! If you’d like to donate, click the image below or there’s […]

Chris Tipping Shortlisted For Most Influential Business Person Of The Year At Prestigious MBCC Awards 2021

Chris Tipping has been named as a finalist for the Most Influential Business Person of the Year category at this year’s Multicultural Business & Community Champion (MBCC) Awards. Recognised for outstanding service to both the corporate sector and their community, Chris Tipping has been shortlisted following a fierce public vote. Having received record breaking numbers […]

The techtimeout10 Challenge

The techtimeout10 challenge Screen time is at an all time high. We love technology but is it possible to have too much of a good thing? Research shows that mindlessly overusing technology can negatively impact mental health. That’s why The DM Lab team are taking on the techtimeout10 challenge The first step to helping ourselves […]

Finalists at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards!

What a way to celebrate the mid point of the year! We’ve only just said goodbye to a very memorable June and we are starting July on an incredible high! We’re extremely pleased to share with you news that we’re finalists at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards! We’re 1 of 6 finalists in the ‘Small […]

Micro Business Awards UK 2021 Finalists!

Micro Business Awards UK 2021 Finalists! We always try to make June a memorable month for us. This year – it certainly has been a special one. Mainly because it’s our birthday on the 22nd. We’re incredibly proud to have been in business for 11 years (and counting!). Without harping on too much, 2020, the […]

Today, The DM Lab is 11 years old!

Happy 11th birthday to The DM Lab! Toward the end of 2019, we were already preparing a number of celebratory events to mark a decade in business in 2020. However, the less said about 2020 the better…So moving swiftly on! This year, again, we’re in limbo as to what we can and can’t do so […]

Trustee of the Herefordshire Veteran Support Centre

Chris is excited to be joining the Herefordshire Veteran Support Centre as a Trustee! He is very passionate about the cause and the opportunity. Chris will look to bring his diverse skill set to help develop awareness for the Herefordshire Veteran Support Centre and for those that use its services. What is the Herefordshire Veteran […]

EU Business News Announce the Winners of the 2020 EU Enterprise Awards

Most Innovative Digital Media Marketing Agency – West Midlands! We’re delighted to announce that despite the troubles we’re all experiencing and enduring, The DM Lab has been named Most Innovative Digital Media Marketing Agency – West Midlands! We are proud to be named by the EU Business News’ European Enterprise Awards as a winner! Established […]

National Apprenticeship Week 2021

In yet another difficult time for any small business, we thought we’d focus on somethin positive – National Apprenticeship Week 2021. In 2018, we took a huge step with the development and growth of the business.. We whittled down several promising candidates for an apprenticeship to just two. The two we had to decide between […]

That’s it for 2020!

Well, the office is closed for the Christmas break, the out-of-office is on the emails so you know what that means… Yep, 50% of The DM Lab team are now working from home regardless of the Christmas break! It never stops for Chris and Dale so we’re on hand if anything pops up, but the […]

SME News’ Business Elite 2020 Winner

The DM Lab is proud to announce that we are the proud recipient of the Digital Marketing Agency of the Year – Herefordshire courtesy of the Business Elite Awards 2020. It has been a very unusual, testing year to run a business…Any business! Despite the challenges that trying to run a small business through a […]

Hereford City Council Website Redevelopment

The DM Lab was given a fantastic opportunity to redevelop the Hereford City Council website. Hereford City Council (the parish council – not to be confused with Herefordshire Council) are a fantastic organisation that have a genuine interest in bettering Herefordshire for its population. They don’t have the responsibility for delivering large and complex services […]