With the deadline for PPI claims in sight, what’s next for UK banks?

By Simone Fassom, Associate Partner It’s impossible not to have noticed that recently there has been a renewed energy around the PPI mis-selling scandal and claims for compensation. As the deadline of 29th August fast approaches, the City regulator is urging individuals to make that claim before the time runs out. According to the FCA,…

We need to talk about…Woodford

By Paul Wynne Partner, Newgate Communications Well, what we really need to talk about is how communication is handled in the circumstances that lead to crisis. As we are discovering, the flow of information is critical – between provider, its suppliers, the distributors and the regulator. Most importantly, the flow of information to investors so…

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…

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…

Communicating the power of PR

The article below originally appeared on Professional Adviser.com In what is already a hugely competitive market, it can be difficult for a business to stand out and differentiate itself from the herd. In the advisory space, competition is fierce and will only increase. The fight between advisers, wealth managers, and financial planners, not to mention the…

Emma Kane appointed Chief Executive of Newgate

Redleaf Communications founder Emma Kane has been appointed as both Chief Executive of Newgate Communications and Joint Chief Executive of (Newgate and Redleaf owner) Porta Communications. The full press release from Porta is below. Appointment of New Joint Chief Executive Officers and Board Changes Porta Communications Plc (AIM: PTCM), today announces the appointment of Emma…

Newgate and Capital Access Group are appointed by S&U PLC

S&U PLC, the motor finance and property bridging lender, has appointed Capital Access Group (CAG) and Newgate Communications as its integrated Investor and Public Relations advisor. S&U is listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (SUS) and is currently capitalised at £268 million. The Company is one of the leading providers of…

We are delighted to announce the launch of Newgate in Shanghai

In less than five years, Newgate Communications has established a global and regional public relations network that today rivals the traditional global players, whose market presence has dominated the Asia region for decades. The passion of Newgate’s leadership team and highly experienced professionals highlights a phenomenal growth story in terms of network expansion, high profile…

Duke Royalty appoints Newgate (formerly Redleaf)

The UK’s first quoted diversified royalty investment company, Duke Royalty, has appointed Newgate Communications (formerly Redleaf) as it PR adviser, it was announced today. City-based Newgate will use its integrated teams to develop and enhance Duke Royalty’s financial and investor communications. The account will be managed by Director, Capital Markets Elisabeth Cowell. “With royalty financing…