An employer brand masterstroke from an expensive blunder

Let’s raise a glass to Hawksmoor Manchester for turning an expensive blunder into a nimble employer branding success. On Thursday the restaurant confirmed on twitter that a member of staff had inadvertently given some customers a £4,500 bottle of Château le Pin Pomerol 2001 the previous evening instead of the £260 bottle they ordered. “What…

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…

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…

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…