Launch of SEC Newgate S.p.A.

Shares in SEC Newgate S.p.A. (AIM:  SECG), a newly created strategic global communications firm began trading today on the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM). The result of the merger of leading European communications firm SEC with Porta, the parent company of the award-winning Newgate Communications, SEC Newgate will offer clients a full suite…

What our work experience students taught me

By Emma Kane There are very few things in life where success is due to the hard work and talent of just one individual. Behind every Wimbledon tennis champion there will be a big team of experts, each of whom has played their role in achieving victory – the coach, nutritionist, sports scientist, psychologist, the…

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…

Newgate board appointment gives top three roles to women 

Newgate Communications is pleased to announce that Nina Dowell, Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed to the company’s board resulting in the most senior managerial roles in the company, Executive Chair, Chief Executive and COO, being held by women. Nina is responsible for all Newgate’s administrative functions supporting the effectiveness of client-facing teams in the…

Newgate establishes a UK market and social research practice

Newgate Communications establishes a UK market and social research practice headed by Managing Partner Dan Clay Newgate Communications has launched a market and social research practice Newgate Research UK. The new business offers Newgate clients high-quality integrated research services to complement its existing communications practice and also represents a new entrant to the market 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…

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…

Diversity of thought delivers real value

The article below was written by Emma Kane, CEO, Newgate Communcations. This week it was my pleasure to Chair a panel discussion for the Financial Services Forum on Women in Marketing.  Importantly, the audience included a number of men; we can only make progress if people – irrelevant of gender – understand that diversity delivers…