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Blue Monday, the third Monday of January, is considered the most depressing day of the year. The festivities of the Christmas period have come to the end, it’s cold, it’s dark, your New Years resolutions may already be unraveling, and on top of all that, bills are due. It’s a depressing combination and recent data […]Continue Reading


Announcing Brazil’s latest client: The Money Platform. The Money Platform is the first and only FCA accredited peer-to-peer short-term lender. The company aims to provide quick, safe, and reliable funds to credit worthy individuals, through their transparent and fair peer-to-peer lending model. Brazil will be managing all public relations and social media in lead up to […]Continue Reading


Huge news for the P2P sector today as our client, Assetz Capital, achieved a five star rating from the independent financial sector analysts at Defaqto in their first “Loan Based Crowdfunding” analysis. Assetz Capital is one of only four P2P platforms to achieve the prestigious rating which serves as independent verification of the company’s status […]Continue Reading


In what is believed to be a world’s first for a PR agency, Brazil has entered into a joint venture (JV) with its long-standing client, ChangeGroup, the global currency exchange company.  In this groundbreaking deal, both parties will be equally responsible for the operations of an online money exchange venture. The 50/50 JV involves the […]Continue Reading


We’re chuffed to say that our hugely successful AXA RoadSafe Schools campaign is now officially “award-winning”! It was a great evening at the inaugural CII (Chartered Insurance Institute) awards in London last night. Our particular thanks to Jonathan Dimbleby for keeping us all entertained with anecdotes littered with mention of many of the world’s most […]Continue Reading


Brazil took home the ‘Best use of research’ award at the Golden Hedgehog Awards 2013. Facing stiff competition, Brazil emerged victorious with our Hazardous Parking story for, which made use of official data to chart the increase in parking tickets handed out to unsuspecting motorists. The team travelled up to the Emirates Stadium for […]Continue Reading


Crowdfunding, social lending, peer-to-peer finance: whatever you want to call it, what started as an undeniable revolution has gradually morphed into a growing, dynamic and relatively well established industry. Sure, there’s a lot of education still required before peer-to-peer lending is universally understood, however anyone reading the PF pages will know exactly what Zopa, Ratesetter […]Continue Reading


While personal finance brands have been slower to embrace social media than brands in other sectors, there’s no shortage of commentators shouting about the big, general reasons for using social media, normally focusing on engagement. That’s not all there is to it though – while there are some obvious reasons to use social media, there […]Continue Reading


Great news from Funding Circle, which just won a place on Real Business magazine’s prestigious Future 50 list. The Future 50 celebrates the most innovative, creative and “disruptive” companies in Britain – a perfect description of Funding Circle, and a business which we have seen go from strength to strength since Brazil has been working with […]Continue Reading


Earlier this year, we were appointed by Funding Circle to help them with very ambitious business plans. It’s an interesting businesses – the best place to find out about the company is on its website, but in a nutshell, the idea is that savers invest in individual businesses rather than saving through banks. Cutting out […]Continue Reading