Are you talking to the dead or the living?

By Dan Clay Managing Partner, Newgate Research UK I recently went to the excellent Richmond Market Insight Forum where, in his keynote, Rory Sutherland (OgilvyOne) quipped that ‘anybody who’s highly predictable is rapidly dead because you can anticipate his behavior and game it.’  Humans have evolved to be unpredictable.  We’d be extinct as a species…

Newgate expands Manchester office with senior appointment

Integrated communications agency Newgate Communications has appointed Ian Morris as a Partner in its Manchester office as it seeks to further strengthen its regional network. He has been hired from Citigate Dewe Rogerson, for which he established the Manchester office in 2013, after six years in its London headquarters. Newgate’s Manchester team, based in the…

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…

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…

Redleaf rebrands as Newgate

Today, Porta Communications Plc announced that its 100% owned subsidiary, Redleaf Communications, has been fully integrated into its global strategic communications agency, Newgate Communications and will now operate under that brand. The agency operates in 16 offices across 7 countries offering consultancy in areas such as public affairs, digital, research, financial and professional services, community…

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