Communications to build belief and drive change

We create corporate and financial communications campaigns that build belief and effect change. Founded by senior in-house communicators, we understand the breadth of challenge organisations face. Our mission is to help our clients to win the support of the people who matter and emerge stronger and more successful.

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Communications to build belief and drive change

We create corporate and financial communications campaigns that build belief and effect change. Founded by senior in-house communicators, we understand the breadth of challenge organisations face. Our mission is to help our clients to win the support of the people who matter and emerge stronger and more successful.

WHAT WE DO

Narrative development
Narrative
development
Reputation strategy development
Reputation strategy development
Media relations and media training
Media relations
Crisis preparedness and response
Crisis preparedness and response
Financial communications
Financial and capital markets communications
Research and analysis
Research
and analysis
Content framework and creative production
Content framework and creative production
purpose and sustainability
Purpose and sustainability
Employee engagement
Employee
engagement
Full-service campaigns
Integrated campaigns

Why do organisations need to make more human connections with the people that matter to their success?

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Gluttons for punishment

Brexit may have paralysed much of government, but the Department of Health and Social Care still managed to serve up a consultation on junk food advertising this week, drawing scathing reviews from the food and hospitality industries.  Listed on the...

Boeing’s handling of the 737 Max 8 airplane crash

Boeing’s communications efforts following of the crash last Sunday of one of their 737 Max 8 airplanes have contrasted poorly with the those of the flight operator, Ethiopian Airlines. The CEO of the African airline Tewolde Gebremariam seemingly demonstrated a...

Fearless Girl statue

Fearless Girl: Statue of limitations?

The most powerful statues embody new orthodoxies and so it is with Fearless Girl, a figure which stands for female empowerment originally stationed facing down the bronze bull in front of the New York Stock Exchange. A replica of her...

Vodafone – Glasgow Kiss

The illusory boundary between internal and external communications was exposed this week, as Vodafone operations director, Antonio Shabbir, saw one of his internal intranet posts splashed across the tabloids. Sporting a ‘see you jimmy’  tam o'shanter and bottle of Scottish Irn-Bru, the...

Clean cut reputation? Tiffany’s move to sell ‘ethical’ diamonds

Has Tiffany polished away the diamond market’s sustainability problems through its recently implemented certificate to demonstrate the provenance of their diamonds?  The company has launched a new service giving buyers geographic information about their sparkler’s origin. This week saw the latest leg of...

AI and news 2.0: machine learnings

I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that'* If, as Dr Johnson said “words are but the signs of ideas”, two breakthroughs this week showed that machines are now able to think, persuade and argue, putting the art of influence...

Cultural appropriation – Hakuna Matata!

The collision between the crime of ‘cultural appropriation’ and the increasingly divisive nature of identity politics is now raising the stakes for corporates and organisations as its impact widens. This week, prospective presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren became the latest public figure to be monstered for inaccurately...