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,…

Insights of an Intern

The article below was written by Stefan Nowak. Stefan interned with us throughout January 2019. It was Gandhi who said that a nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members. In the corporate world, it may be argued that the same principle applies: a company should be judged based on how it…

Newgate in Housebuilder magazine: The Race to 300,000 Homes

The article below, taken from this month’s Housebuilder magazine, is written by Newgate’s David Scane. David Scane, associate partner at Newgate Communications, argues that annual housing targets should reflect the number of new homes in the “planning pipelines”. This could benefit local authorities and developers alike. Last month in an interview with the Times Housing…

Why modular should be the model

By Rosie Abrahamson The last time modular housing was in vogue, an embattled Conservative government was haggling over our relationship with Europe while chasing an ambitious set of house building targets. The early 1960s was the pre-fab era; when Henry Ford’s infamous vehicle manufacturing strategy was applied to housing. The result, a series of bland, anonymous…

Click by Click: Is the news of the future becoming a thing of the past?

By Louise Male Partner We’ve grown used in the UK to the decline of print newspapers. We hear traditional media has no future in a digital world. But cuts to the brave new digital world of online news? Now, that doesn’t fit in with narrative. We have been enjoying digital reporting at its best. Entertainment…

Brexit – A Very British Coup

Written by Dafydd Rees Politics has never shown itself to be more stubborn or sly, so why is business not more publicly concerned or the markets in meltdown? Could it be because we are all living in a state of collective denial about the momentous events taking place at Westminster. And there lies the danger….

How can people secure their long-term financial futures?

By Joe Cockerline By now, you could forgive most people for being fed up of hearing that they need to save more – but that does not mean that the issue has gone away. Levels of saving remain low in the UK, with 2018 research showing that those able to save have an average balance…

What does 2019 have in store for the City?

A look ahead at 2019 by Newgate’s Gareth Jones and Henry Adefope. Introduction: A challenging year Will 2019 prove to be another challenging year for UK financial services? For those involved in banking, capital markets, asset management and insurance, the upcoming political and regulatory agenda suggests it will be. A year of potential disruption is…

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…