What does digital comms really look like in UAE?

By Anthony Hughes Returning to the UK after five years with Newgate’s Abu Dhabi operation in the UAE has been a big adjustment in many ways not just marvelling at the rain. One of the most interesting things I have noticed is how many misconceptions exist about the region. Many people have been to Dubai…

Getting out of the echo chamber

Before you stop reading, no, this is not a blog about Brexit. On Wednesday I managed to escape The City for the smoke of another city, Birmingham. The Country’s second city, home to Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Peaky Blinders and the UK’s largest science and technology campus. The Innovation Engine Project at Birmingham Innovation Campus hosted…

Mifid II – Newgate’s Steffan Williams in City A.M.

The article below, written by Newgate’s Steffan Williams, originally appeared in City A.M. on Wednesday 3rd January. Time for financial PR to up its game now Mifid II has arrived In the run up to the arrival of the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II), much comment has been devoted to its impact…

Understanding WeChat Business Marketing in China: Integration and Engagement

It is clear that Tencent’s multifunction WeChat app is an unmissable marketing tool, but businesses that believe they can use it in the same way as Facebook are missing out on its unique capabilities. Newgate’s Grace Zhang explains why an integrated approach to social media in China is a necessity for effective communications across multiple…