Introducing Newgate

Newgate delivers insight driven, seamless communications locally, nationally and internationally.  We enhance and protect reputations and build value.  We anticipate change and create fresh ideas based on insight.  We help our clients to engage and influence the opinions that matter most, to achieve distinctive positioning. Newgate is a team of 235 motivated and talented people,…

Brexit: Time Is Not On Our Side

By Dafydd Rees If you are looking for some sense of perspective of how far the UK’s collective corporate reputation has fallen this festive season, just watch the anchors on international news TV channels grappling with the bizarre political machinations at Westminster. Here’s a flavour of some of the questions from bemused US TV news…

Newgate in Housebuilder magazine: The Perfect Application

The article below featured in the December edition of Housebuilder magazine. Newgate associate partner David Scane observes a scene that might be familar to many developers as the vagaries of the planning process scupper “the perfect application”. On a cold evening in September I sat in the public gallery of a local authority watching the…

Political Briefing: December 2018

Political Briefing from Newgate’s public affairs team Based on what we know today, Theresa May will be unable to win majority support in the House of Commons for the deal that she has negotiated with the European Commission. The legal situation, however, is clear; under Article 50 and the domestic legislation connected to it, the…

Newgate shortlisted for PR Agency of the Year

We are over the moon to have been shortlisted for PR Agency of the Year at the Headline Money Awards 2019. This is testament to the team’s incredible work and a fantastic end to the year. We are particularly pleased as this is voted for exclusively by financial journalists. Best of luck to all those…

Seneca IM appoints Newgate

Seneca Investment Managers Appoints Newgate as its Corporate Communications Adviser Seneca Investment Managers (“Seneca IM”), the Multi-Asset, value investment house, has appointed Newgate Communications (‘Newgate’) as its adviser following a competitive pitch process. Established in 2002, Seneca IM is known for its Multi-Asset, value investment approach and prides itself on being able to identify and…

We’re in a mess. Is there a way out?

By Dafydd Rees Theresa May’s plan for leaving the EU has taken two years to put together. It has taken 48 hours for it to fall apart. Despite the confidence of many Brexiteers during the 2016 Referendum Campaign, leaving the EU was always going to be a painful and protracted process. But now we are…

Brexit deal: What happens now?

By Gareth Jones, Associate Partner In dramatic circumstances, a spate of Cabinet and ministerial resignations have taken place this morning – including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey. This comes less than 24 hours after the Prime Minister had presented the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement, seemingly with agreement from her…

Will impact investing remain a niche area?

Written by Shelly Durrant, Account Director If you’re asking yourself, what is impact investing? Where have you been these past 12-18 months? Everywhere you turn are headlines and mentions of it. Impact investing refers to investments made into companies with the intention of generating a measureable, beneficial social or environmental impact, alongside a financial return….