Newgate appoints head of recruitment

Corporate communications agency Newgate has appointed Angela Thomas as its first head of recruitment. She will work across Newgate and its parent company AIM-listed Porta Communications plc. Thomas, the former head of agency and corporate practice at communications recruiter Ellwood Atfield, will report to Porta HR director Annmarie Stephenson. She will work closely with senior management… Continue reading Newgate appoints head of recruitment

Newgate appoints strategic adviser David Telling

Newgate Communications has made senior corporate and geopolitical adviser David Telling partner, with a mandate to expand upon the firm’s geopolitical and blue-chip corporate client base. Telling joined Newgate on January 1 this year following 17 years at Bell Pottinger, where, most recently, he held a partner role. He is a strategic communications specialist with more… Continue reading Newgate appoints strategic adviser David Telling

Newgate advises SOMPO on Endurance acquisition

SOMPO, a Japanese insurance business, has instructed its retained agency Newgate Communications to provide communications advice around the proposed $6.3bn (£4bn) acquisition of specialist insurer Endurance. Steffan Williams, Newgate group managing director, senior partner Charlie Chichester and associate partner Clotilde Gros are leading on the acquisition brief, which involves the consultancy’s financial, corporate and public affairs divisions. Endurance Speciality Holdings… Continue reading Newgate advises SOMPO on Endurance acquisition

KEH chooses Newgate Communications

Kuwaiti European Holding Group (KEH) has brought in Newgate Communications as its retained PR agency, with a combined financial and corporate brief. KEH is headquartered in London and is the holding company for a group of businesses operating in the financial services, leisure and healthcare sectors. It was established in 2008 and concentrates its investments in the UK… Continue reading KEH chooses Newgate Communications

Newgate advises on Autins Group IPO

Newgate Communications advised Autins Group, a manufacturer for automotive companies, on its AIM IPO on 22 August 2016. The Newgate team, led by partner Adam Lloyd and supported by associate partner Madeleine Palmstierna and account director Helena Bogle, has been retained to support the business with its financial communications and investor and media relations requirements.… Continue reading Newgate advises on Autins Group IPO

RNTS Media appoints Newgate

Berlin-based mobile advertising technology provider, RNTS Media, has appointed Newgate Communications to provide financial PR, corporate PR and investor relations services. Newgate has been briefed to raise RNTS’ profile with investors in the UK and Europe, and improve corporate communications with all relevant stakeholders. Steffan Williams, Newgate MD, will lead the team, partner Bob Huxford… Continue reading RNTS Media appoints Newgate

Opinion: Overcoming landmark energy and planning challenges

Jason Nisse, partner at Newgate Communications, which advises Third Energy, explains what it was to like to work behind the scenes in the run up to its landmark planning success as it got the go ahead for its fracking operation. Challenging planning projects mean it is essential to cover “all the bases”, he writes. In the… Continue reading Opinion: Overcoming landmark energy and planning challenges

News apps: how they’ve changed the newsroom and why it matters in PR

News apps and new software are growing in importance for newsbrands and have even changed the dynamics within newsrooms and the way journalists work. Comms professionals from Newgate, W and Golin discuss how this has affected PR. As the closure of national newspaper The New Day has shown, it now difficult for titles to survive without a solid digital… Continue reading News apps: how they’ve changed the newsroom and why it matters in PR