Introducing Newgate

We are one team, powered by a collaborative creative culture. We offer corporate communications, community engagement and financial communications as well as public affairs, brand building and capital markets expertise. We invest time and resources in understanding our client’s industries, markets, cultures and business goals. We pride ourselves on our ability to identify the latest…

Upcoming event: ‘Are we facing a Retail Apocalypse?’

The next event in our long-running View from the Bridge breakfast series ‘Are we facing a Retail Apocalypse?’ will take place on 16th October at our London offices. Full details below. Places are limited. Please RSVP to theviewfromthebridge@newgatecomms.com

Time to Stop the Rot as Council Leader Quits 60 Hour a Week Job

This week has seen the resignation of a respected and relatively youthful leader of a relatively good quality council in the Northwest because he is no longer prepared to let his family pay the price for his 60-hour working week. Councillor Alex Ganotis, leader of Stockport Council, is stepping down after next year’s elections when…

Newgate wins Financial Comms Agency of the Year (APAC)

We are very proud to announce that our colleagues in the Asia Pacific region have won the prestigious Holmes Report 2018 APAC (Asia Pacific including Australia) Financial Communications Agency of the Year award. This is a great honour for the firm and reflects the quality of our people across Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. The judges…

When will politics return to normal?

Both the main political parties in Britain appear to be close to tearing themselves apart. Will politics ever return to ‘normal’ or is political balance behind us forever? The Parliamentary Labour Party is at very considerable odds with both the leadership and most of Labour’s members.  While Theresa May and most of her loyal MPs…

KYC – Know Your Client – Outflow Prevention 2.0 for Funds

The ‘Know Your Investor’ rule has other benefits beyond risk management, below Newgate’s Henry Adefope implores asset managers to explore and harness a granular understanding of investors and their motives to not only retain business, but to grow it too. Why a granular understanding of the issues that investors hold dear could bring fans, and…

Porta Announce Interim Results

Newgate parent company Porta Communications Plc announced its interim results today for the six months ended 30 June 2018. Emma Kane, Joint CEO of Porta, commented: “For every full financial year since inception, Porta has experienced continuous growth in gross profit – the focus is now to drive productivity and profitability. The major elements of…

Newgate hosts 21st Transparency Symposium

Event round-up: Transparency Symposium, “The CMA’s Investigation into Investment Consultants and Fiduciary Managers – their Provisional Decisions on Reforms” August 2018 Newgate Communications was delighted to host the 21st Transparency Symposium, run by financial services transparency campaigner and founder of the Transparency Task Force (TTF), Andy Agathangelou. The event focused on the Competition and Market…

Financial Comms can broker the gap in the market for mid-caps post-MiFID II

The blog below, written by Newgate’s Henry Adefope,  looks at the opportunity for financial communications to forge stronger relationships with private, fledgling companies who are conversely looking to raise their profiles in the capital markets. It effectively argues that MIFID II is going to result in less coverage among the financial press and analyst community…

Dafydd Rees, former Head of Business News at Sky, joins Newgate

Dafydd has thirty years of frontline news management experience at the BBC, Sky and Bloomberg in the worlds of business and finance. He will provide senior level counsel to UK and international clients, and specialises in strategic communications, crisis and issues management and leadership development. Prior to joining Newgate, Dafydd worked closely with the former…