Beattie partners with translation services provider

Beattie has partnered with language service specialist One Global in order to provide clients with multilingual PR and marketing campaigns. The partnership will add content translation, global interpretation, multilingual SEO and digital services to Beattie’s communications offer. Rachel Gladwin, director of Beattie North, said: “This partnership creates a truly unique offer with unlimited potential to help […]

Instinctif Partners acquires Champollion Group

Instinctif Partners has extended its UK public policy offering through the acquisition of London-based consultancy Champollion. Champollion, which will integrate with Instinctif Partners’ public policy practice, specialises in public affairs, media relations and digital communications. Richard Nichols, CEO at Instinctif Partners, said: “We’ve been aware of Champollion’s fantastic reputation and first-class client work for many […]

PegasusLife appoints Farrer Kane

Farrer Kane has been appointed by retirement living developer PegasusLife to support its media relations campaign and to help build and strengthen its brand across B2B and B2C channels. PegasusLife develops property for the “older generation”, and is currently developing 30 sites across the UK, backed by investment management firm Oaktree Capital Management. Tajinder Leonard, PR […]

Daily Mail executive news editor joins MHP Communications

Keith Gladdis, the Daily Mail’s executive news editor, is to join MHP Communications as a director. He will join the agency’s Media Unit in May, with a brief to provide senior counsel to clients on media strategy, crisis comms and effective campaigning. Gladdis has been a journalist for more than 20 years, and has held senior […]

Manifest wins UK rollout brief for bike sharing company ofo

China’s largest non-docking bike sharing company, ofo, which is valued at over $1bn according to Bloomberg, has appointed Manifest as its retained agency to support its UK launch and rollout. The ‘unicorn’ company is on a mission to “get Britain on two wheels” and will launch in Cambridge in April, before rolling out in other cities later this […]

Museum of London hires Pagefield

The Museum of London, which tells the story of the city, has hired Pagefield to work on its upcoming City Now City Future season. City Now City Future marks a change in tone and content for the museum, putting visitors at the centre of a conservation around the past, present and future of city and London living. […]

Opinion: comms is critical to breaking the modern slavery taboo

Forster’s CEO Amanda Powell-Smith discusses how businesses need to openly talk about modern slavery and how comms can help. Modern slavery remains a real and present issue which society must face up to. There are an estimated 13,000 people living in modern slavery in Britain and 21 million worldwide, of which 1.2 million are children. […]

Hanover launches Middle East office in Dubai

Hanover launched its Middle East office today, which is headquartered in Dubai. The launch follows Hanover’s recent appointment as communication advisors on a number of projects in the UAE. Managing director Jonty Summers will lead this next phase of the consultancy’s international expansion, which follows the launch of its Dublin office in January. Hanover Middle […]