Public problems

By Tom Jones Anti-social behaviour has become a major problem across Manchester and, following increasing reports from concerned residents, Manchester City Council has decided to seek public feedback on a new City Centre Public Space Protection Order (PSPO). If adopted the PSPO would cover the city centre areas of Piccadilly Gardens, Chinatown, Piccadilly and 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…

Let us women fight for what really matters

By Shelly Durrant This Friday is International Women’s Day, a day that I’m increasingly expected to wholeheartedly support because I’m a woman. Forgive me if I don’t get the fireworks out. Despite my lack of excitement, I must stress that I am by no means an anti-feminist, far from it, I think we women have…

Newgate teams up with London Stock Exchange Group’s ELITE

Newgate Communications is proud to announce that it is working with ELITE, London Stock Exchange Group’s international business support and capital raising initiative for high-growth private companies. ELITE works with the most ambitious private companies, both in the UK and across 39 countries, to help them scale up whatever their stage of growth. ELITE provides…

Pension Freedoms or confusion and irresponsibility?

By Shelly Durrant, Account Director I recently attended a Financial Services Forum, ‘Out with the new, in with the old: the ageing population as a driver for change’. One of the many interesting facts I learnt was that following the Government’s announced pension freedoms in the 2014 Budget, the most searched for term on the…

Insights of an Intern

The article below was written by Stefan Nowak. Stefan interned with us throughout January 2019. It was Gandhi who said that a nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members. In the corporate world, it may be argued that the same principle applies: a company should be judged based on how it…

Newgate in Housebuilder magazine: The Race to 300,000 Homes

The article below, taken from this month’s Housebuilder magazine, is written by Newgate’s David Scane. David Scane, associate partner at Newgate Communications, argues that annual housing targets should reflect the number of new homes in the “planning pipelines”. This could benefit local authorities and developers alike. Last month in an interview with the Times Housing…

Why modular should be the model

By Rosie Abrahamson The last time modular housing was in vogue, an embattled Conservative government was haggling over our relationship with Europe while chasing an ambitious set of house building targets. The early 1960s was the pre-fab era; when Henry Ford’s infamous vehicle manufacturing strategy was applied to housing. The result, a series of bland, anonymous…