Category Archives: Marketing

Global engineering group calls in Mr B & Friends to build new brand

Bristol-based brand, design and digital agency Mr B & Friends has created a vibrant new identity for global engineering consultancy Hoare Lea which aims to dispel common myths about its industry.  The agency, which relocated from Bath to Bristol last summer, developed the bold new marque and contemporary design style in collaboration with Hoare Lee, a £80m turnover international business

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New arrival strengthens Synergy Creative’s management team as it targets further growth

Bristol-based internal communications specialist Synergy Creative has added another new recruit to its expanding team with the appointment of Olly Whitman.  Olly, pictured, who joins as creative director, is tasked with leading Synergy’s creative studio, overseeing its creative output across its existing blue-chip client base, which includes brands such as Argos, Lidl, Vodafone, ODEON Cinemas Group and Simplyhealth. He has

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Redrow Homes extends PR and social media contract with Purplefish

Bristol communications consultancy Purplefish has been appointed as media relations partner for Redrow Homes’ West Country division. The agency will work with the housebuilder in Devon and Cornwall to communicate its key messages and promote its developments through PR and social media.  Purplefish has worked with Redrow’s South West branch, which covers most of Somerset, South Gloucestershire and parts of

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Development funding brings £6.5m young people’s creative enterprise hub step closer

Bristol’s Creative Youth Network, which supports young people in reaching their potential through creative expression, has come one step closer to creating a hub for Creative Enterprise. The organisation has received £300,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to develop the designs and vision with young people over the next 18 months.  If successful, it will receive £4.5m towards the

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100% growth target for new owners of Bath specialist agency following management buy-out

Bath-based customer relationship marketing agency Armadillo CRM, which works with brands such as McDonald’s, hotels.com and Disney, is looking to double in size following a management buy-out (MBO). The firm, which celebrated 25th anniversary last year, has been acquired by chief executive officer James Ray, executive chairman Chris Thurling and chief financial officer Andy Brown, who have all taken a

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Fun and games – but also work – designed into robot developer’s new head office

Bath-based workspace design firm Interaction has developed a highly creative headquarters for innovative robot developer Reach as it prepares for further growth. Interaction, which works with businesses in sectors spanning banking, finance and professional services to marketing, tech and engineering, worked with Bristol-based Reach to come up with a space that combines practical work and design with fun. Standout aspects

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Fit for purpose. Creatrix PR staff pacing themselves ahead of team effort in Bath Half Marathon

Staff from Bath PR agency Creatrix are hitting the road to get super-fit as they prepare for a team effort in the Bath Half Marathon in support of a local charity. Four of Creatrix’s five employees will take part in the event on March 4 to raise much-needed funds for Age UK B&NES, an independent charity which provides services to

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