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22nd August 2017


Emerging trends in the professional services sector

There is no escaping the fact that in terms of public profile the next few years will be critical for the professional services sector, not least because of the current economic and political climate, dominated at a regional level by the devolution agenda and the advent...

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9th August 2017


CSR panel and networking event

Grayling Scotland is hosting a special panel event with networking and drinks on the subject of how CSR can support a company's reputation. A company's governance, positive influence on society and treatment of employees is now a vital part of modern...

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7th August 2017


Grayling's Meakin to talk innovation at international comms summi...

Grayling's global head of strategic services, Jon Meakin will join a roster of international speakers at the ICCO Global Summit, to be held in Helsinki on 5-6 October. With a theme of 'Innovate, Engage, Evolve: Leading in a Transformational World', the...

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28th July 2017


Grayling UK boosts corporate proposition by hiring new head Tom N...

Grayling UK has recruited a new Head of Corporate, Tom Nutt, to further build on the company’s strengths as a leading PR and reputation advisor to many of the world’s most prominent businesses in both the UK and globally. Reporting to Grayling UK CEO, Sarah...

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19th July 2017


Grayling's Charity Trends Report 2017 - Emerging trends in the ch...

It’s been a difficult few years for the charity sector. Reputational and operational issues have been brought into sharp focus as the sector grapples with how to survive and thrive. The fundraising, lobbying and governance landscape has changed, and it will continue...

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13th July 2017


State of engagement: Why digital channels and young people may ho...

Grayling Engage launches its first State of Engagement Report Grayling UK's specialist stakeholder relations and public consultation and engagement practice, Grayling Engage, launched its first State of Engagement Report.The report identifies a number of trends,...

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11th July 2017


Grayling strengthens creative offering with hire of Andrew Fergus...

Grayling, the integrated global communications company, has recruited a new Creative Director, Andrew Ferguson, as part of the company’s ongoing evolution as a business. This move demonstrates an investment in further honing the company’s creative capabilities...

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12th June 2017


Uber adds contribution to Grayling Advantage Series

Andrew Gray, Director of Engineering for Uber ATG has added his perspective to Me, Myself and AI, Grayling’s look at the opportunities and risks presented by artificial intelligence. Gray was interviewed for the report by Grayling’s Crystal Yang, and talks candidly...

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6th June 2017


Me, Myself and AI: Latest in Grayling Advantage Series identifies...

The potential advantages gained through the incorporation of artificial intelligence and automation into different industries will only be achieved if companies consider communications alongside the technology. That is the core theme running throughout a new compilation...

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18th May 2017


Global brief from health insurance provider, Aetna International

Grayling has won a global comms brief from expat health insurance provider Aetna International. The agency will build Aetna’s international’s profile from network hubs in London, Dubai and Singapore.The agency has already released a series of thought-leadership...

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8th May 2017


Grayling supports Land Securities success at the Revo Purple Appl...

The Revo Purple Apple Marketing Awards recognises effective shopping and town centre marketing within the UK retail property sector. Grayling teams in Southampton and Bristol worked with Gunwharf Quays and St David’s contributing towards two overall wins and one Merit...

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4th May 2017


Sarah Scholefield appointed as new Grayling UK CEO

Grayling, the integrated global communications company, has appointed Sarah Scholefield as the company’s UK Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. Paul Taaffe, CEO - Huntsworth PLC said:“Grayling UK continues to emerge from a transformative period and this...

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19th April 2017


Atomic Wins ticketclever

Atomic, the consumer and tech division of Grayling, has been appointed by new rail ticket retailer ticketclever.com as its retained PR partner. This follows a successful launch project, in which Atomic drove hundreds of thousands of potential users to ticketclever’s...

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19th April 2017


Grayling shortlisted for four EMEA SABRE awards

Grayling has been named a finalist in four categories in the prestigious SABRE EMEA Awards. The shortlisted campaigns are:#CheersDad – The Glenlivet (UK mid budget)Croatia: Out of Office Award - Croatian National Tourist Board (pan-European category)Romanian YouTubers...

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4th April 2017


Creative partnerships: Why do some thrive while others fail?

Grayling launches whitepaper on brands and arts collaborations - With consumer expectations on the rise, an increasing number of brands are turning to the cultural sphere to add new substance to their positioning and to connect with their target audiences on a deeper...

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3rd April 2017


WINNER - Digital Professional of the Year 2017: Ellie Schofield,...

Ellie Schofield, Senior Digital Manager of Grayling’s Digital Team, has been recognised as the industry's Digital Professional of the Year 2017 by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA). This award is testament to Ellie’s growth within the...

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22nd March 2017


UPCOMING EVENT: HOW TO UNDERSTAND SOCIAL AUDIENCES

Built, merged and bought over the years, brands and businesses often have large social media communities, but have little idea of who these people actually are, what they believe and how many, if any, are actually interested in seeing their content.It is therefore no...

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15th March 2017


Atomic team shortlisted for Media Relations Campaign of the Year

The Atomic team has been named a finalist in the Media Relations Campaign category of the PR Moment Awards 2017, for its work with Digital Science. The #BREXITSCIENCE campaign was also recognized in the PRCA Awards.

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9th March 2017


Power Book 2017: Grayling UK’s Sarah Scholefield recognised among...

Sarah Scholefield, Managing Director of Grayling UK, has been included in the UK PR industry’s top compendium, PR Week’s Power Book 2017.Appointed to Managing Director in 2015, Sarah has already made an impact on Grayling’s development following a significant...

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27th February 2017


Grayling shortlisted for leading healthcare communications award

Grayling has been shortlisted for the Best use of Digital Marketing Award at Association of Healthcare Communications and Marketing Awards 2017. The shortlisting comes on the back of our work with Health Education England on the ‘There’s nothing general about...

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22nd February 2017


Grayling appoints Joseph Zeratzion as People and Development Dire...

Grayling has appointed Joseph Zeratzion as People and Development Director in the UK and Ireland. This appointment reinforces the company’s commitment to retaining and attracting the best industry talent and encouraging the highest levels of personal development...

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13th December 2016


Grayling named Public Affairs Consultancy of the Year

Grayling has been named “Consultancy of the Year” at the prestigious Public Affairs Awards 2016 in London.The agency is celebrating a double victory having also received the best consultancy accolade at the 2016 European Public Affairs Awards in Brussels.Judges said...

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9th December 2016


Grayling Russia wins European Excellence Award for PayPal’s #Wher...

PayPal's campaign #WhereverYouAre devoted to people living in remote parts of Russia has received a prestigious European Excellence Award. PayPal was the winner in the Russia & Belarus category. This is the 13th international award the campaign has won, alongside...

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9th December 2016


Grayling Wins PA Consultancy Of The Year

Very Proud to announce that our UK Public Affairs team has won Consultancy Of The Year at the Public Affairs Awards - an incredible and prestigious, well deserved achievement. This award was judged on the basis of all-round excellence in terms of delivery for clients,...

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18th November 2016


Grayling awarded 'European Public Affairs Consultancy of the Year...

Brussels: On 16 November during the prestigious 2016 European Public Affairs Awards at the Stanhope Hotel in Brussels, Grayling was officially named “Consultancy of the Year.”Russell Patten, CEO of Grayling Brussels and Chairman of European Public Affairs...

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15th November 2016


Atomic Wins PRCA Award

Atomic are delighted to share the news that their campaign for client Digital Science, #BrexitScience, won the PRCA B2B Award 2016.Scientific research today is a global endeavour and so too is research funding. Understandably, the scientific community was firmly in...

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11th November 2016


Grayling Public Affairs Shortlisted For Consultancy of The Year

Very proud to announce our Public Affairs division has been shortlisted for Consultancy Of The Year by The Public Affairs Awards 2016 for their continued outstanding work The winners will be announced on 8th December 2016.

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11th November 2016


Five Grayling Campaigns Shortlisted For 2016 European Excellence...

We are elated to announce five exceptional Grayling campaigns across Atomic, Austria, Croatia, Germany, France, Romania, Russia and the UK have been shortlisted for an European Excellence Award 2016.Grayling Romania is nominated in the Entertainment & Culture category...

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9th November 2016


Axim Biotechnologies Goes With Grayling

Innovative biotechnology company, Axim Biotechnologies Inc has appointed Grayling in the US to support its Investor Relations and Public Relations’ needs.Axim Biotechnologies is engaged in the research and development, and production of pharmaceutical, nutriceutical...

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27th October 2016


#WhereverYouAre by PayPal Receives Silver Drum at Golden Drum Awa...

PayPal's campaign devoted to people living in remote parts of Russia scoops a silver prize at the Golden Drum international festival of creativity.#WhereverYouAre is a documentary series portraying lives of ordinary Russians from the remotest parts of the country...

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19th October 2016


Grayling beats the competition to win Virgin Trains public affair...

Grayling is proud to announce that it has won the public affairs brief for Virgin Trains following a competitive pitch process.The brief covers public affairs services, including stakeholder engagement support, political intelligence and strategic advice to the operator...

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18th October 2016


Grayling Scotland Wins Gold Award for Community Relations Campaig...

The Grayling Scotland team scooped the CIPR PRide (Scotland) Gold Award in the 'Community Relations Campaign' category for its work with client M&S.Pictured (left to right) at the ceremony in Edinburgh are memebers of Grayling Scotland's M&S team: Laura...

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20th September 2016


Grayling Shortlisted in PRCA Awards

Grayling UK has been shortlisted for three PRCA Awards. The agency's campaign for National Trading Standards - 'Protecting Consumers at Christmas' - is up for the Public Sector, Value for Money Award, having already been named Best Media Relations Campaign...

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19th September 2016


Grayling win major brief with developer L&Q

L&Q, one of the UK's leading housing associations and one of London's largest residential developers, has appointed Grayling to a major brief promoting The Quarry, Erith in South East London, a joint venture with the Anderson Group. The integrated brief covers...

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2nd August 2016


Grayling Appoints New Head of Health and Public Sector in the UK...

Grayling UK has appointed Kathryn Ager as Head of its Public and Third Sector, Health and Skills team.Kathryn has been with the agency for five years, the last three of which have been as a Director. She takes over with immediate effect.Richard Jukes, Chairman –...

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27th July 2016


Grayling shortlisted for PRWeek Awards 2016

Grayling has been shortlisted for a PRWeek Award 2016 in the category Public Sector for the campaign 'Protecting Consumers at Christmas'.The Awards presentation will take place on Tuesday 18th October in the Great Room, at Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London....

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18th July 2016


Grayling wins Media Relations Campaign of the Year at The UK Publ...

Graylings is delighted to have won Media Relations Campaign of the Year at the PSCAs for their work with National Trading Standards.The UK Public Sector Communications Awards celebrate and reward excellent communication strategies and campaigns, teams and individuals in...

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12th July 2016


Grayling wins IPRA Golden World Award

Grayling's Mara Live campaign on behalf of Make It Kenya has won an IPRA Golden World Award in the Travel & Tourism category - well done to all our teams involved!

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16th June 2016


Scotland Bags Corporate Affairs Award

Grayling Scotland has won in the Corporate Affairs category of the PRCA DARE Awards for its work with Grant Thornton.Director, Billy Partridge says: "We are thrilled that our 'Digital First' campaign for Grant Thornton has achieved this recognition."The DARE...

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14th June 2016


Consumer Protection Campaign Up for Award

Grayling's work with National Trading Standards has been named a finalist in the Media Relations Campaign of the Year category in the UK Public Sector Communication Awards 2016. The nod is in recognition of the team's work in the run-up to Christmas 2015,...

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26th May 2016


Telling a Compelling Story: Spotlight on Third Sector

Grayling is hosting a special event on Tuesday 21 June, examining the pluses and pitfalls of charities putting people at the heart of their campaigns. The event, "Telling a Compelling Story - When's the Right Time for Charities to Get Personal?", will be held in...

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5th May 2016


Grayling's Davies Named One of '30 Under 30' Industry Rising Star...

Industry publication, PRWeek has identified Grayling's Bobbie Davies as one of the PR industry's rising stars, placing her in its annual '30 Under 30' list. The selection was made by a panel of leading figures from the world of communications, including...

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3rd May 2016


Flying High With British Airways and the World's Best Dressed Tra...

We celebrated the enduring relationship between fashion and flying by creating the inaugural British Airways’ World’s Best Dressed Traveller List. Inspired by the hundreds of images taken of the international jet-set, top Hollywood stylist Elizabeth Saltzman helped...

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7th April 2016


Grayling shortlisted for European Search Awards 2016

Grayling UK has been shortlisted in two categories for this year's European Search Awards. The Ketel One Vodka World Class Brunch campaign has been shortlisted for Best use of Content Marketing and Ellie Schofield, our UK Digital Manager has been shortlisted in the...

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16th March 2016


Three times a winner at The Travel Marketing Awards 2016

Grayling has been recognised three times at this year's Travel Marketing Awards, with our work for Hilton Worldwide and, through our Consumer Brand Marketing team Atomic,- Avis Budget Group, picking up awards at last night's ceremony.The winning campaigns are:...

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25th February 2016


Helping HORIBA MIRA open a £7.4m infrastructure project

At the start of this year, Grayling Midlands helped support HORIBA MIRA officially open the completion of the first phase of major development to their Enterprise Zone.We hosted the Minister for Local Government, Marcus Jones, along with several industry experts and...

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8th February 2016


Grayling UK hires Head of Corporate

We are thrilled to introduce David Flynn, our new Head of Corporate at Grayling UK, who will be responsible for overseeing business growth in the UK.David started in the role last Monday (1 February) and has more than 15 years of experience in corporate comms, both...

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29th January 2016


Grayling Shortlisted for Multiple Awards

Grayling in the UK has been shortlisted for three PR Moment Awards:In partnership with client, Transport for London (TfL), the agency has been shortlisted in the Community Engagement Campaign of the Year category, for its campaign, 'Showcasing the Mayor’s Vision...

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7th December 2015


Grayling North secures hat-trick at CIPR 2015 Yorkshire & Lincol...

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide Awards celebrate the best public relations campaigns, agencies and teams outside of London. Yorkshire has established itself as a centre of excellence and, with stiff competition from some of the region’s top agency...

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7th December 2015


Are you a spoon or a bridge? Help prevent back pain by identifyin...

Click here to read some of the great coverage the Grayling team achieved on behalf of client, The British Chiropractic Association. The British Chiropractic Association says that we should learn about our side-shapes to help prevent back painRather than worrying about a...

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3rd December 2015


Thousands of unsafe ‘hoverboards’ detained over past seven weeks

Grayling worked with National Trading Standards to announce this important piece of recent news regarding hoverboards. The news was picked up by a variety of key news titles and saw coverage appear in BBC News, Mail Online, Guardian, Mirror, City AM, The Sun, The...

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2nd December 2015


Fields in Trust go for Grayling

Grayling has further boosted its growing charity client list after being appointed by the national charity Fields in Trust to a wide-ranging brief.The remit of the work with Fields in Trust includes media relations, public affairs, event management and digital...

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27th November 2015


A Golden Night for Grayling North

Grayling North left the Yorks and Lincs CIPR PRide Awards with a haul of two gold awards, one silver and a finalist position in a fourth category. The winning tally is as follows:Gold Award - Public Sector: YPO - Giving YPO a VoiceGold Award - Issues or Crisis...

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25th November 2015


Grayling Midlands continues growth plan with strategic hire

Leading international PR agency, Grayling, has continued to grow its expanding team in the Midlands –following a series of high profile new business wins in the region.The third appointment in four months, sees established Account Manager, Penny Thorp, joining with...

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4th November 2015


Grayling Announces New Look

Grayling today launches a different type of agency with new identity and a new promise to clients and staff. Global creative director, Victor Benady, who led the development process, says: “Our promise is to create measurable advantage for our clients, helping them...

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16th October 2015


Grayling Scotland Scoops Gold Award for Ryder Cup Work

The Grayling Scotland team picked up the CIPR PRide Gold Award in the ‘Arts, Culture or Sports Campaign’ category for its work in the run-up to and during the 2014 Ryder Cup.

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7th October 2015


World Energy Congress 2016 Selects Grayling to Lead Global Commun...

Grayling has been selected, following a competitive tender, to drive awareness and attendance for the World Energy Congress to be held in Istanbul, October 10-13, 2016.The World Energy Congress is the triennial flagship event of the World Energy Council and the premier...

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18th August 2015


New Leadership announced at Grayling

In an announcement to staff she declared “I’ve enjoyed four great years at Grayling winning and working on some of the finest client names in the business. The agency is evolving, we have some exciting changes ahead and I believe it is the right time to hand over to...

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18th August 2015


Grayling appoints joint leadership team to drive growth in Midlan...

Leading international PR agency, Grayling, has appointed Craig Ling and Hayley Longdin – two of its long-serving practitioners – to lead its Midlands team with immediate effect.Craig Ling, former Associate Director in Grayling’s Public Affairs team in London, and...

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9th August 2015


Grayling wins Mitel EMEA account

Grayling today announced it has been appointed as Mitel’s agency of record across EMEA, following a competitive pitch earlier this year, and following extensive partner searches for Mitel at the end of 2014.09 August 2015The agency will be responsible for growing...

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9th August 2015


Grayling Wins Mitel EMEA account

Grayling has been appointed as Mitel’s agency of record across EMEA, following a competitive pitch earlier this year, and following extensive partner searches for Mitel at the end of 2014.The agency will be responsible for growing Mitel’s reputation in its legacy...

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3rd August 2015


Senior Global Promotions at Grayling

Today, leading integrated communications agency, Grayling, has strengthened its leadership with two senior global promotionsVictor Benady, previously Global Head of Digital, has been promoted to the newly created position of Global Creative Director, with a seat on...

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17th July 2015


Party Animals w/e 17th July

Since the election, the atmosphere in Conservative HQ, located in a quiet Westminster annex on Matthew Parker Street, has changed. There’s an open secret doing the rounds. At first it may sound counterintuitive, perhaps even rebellious, but the rumour is thus; David...

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14th July 2015


Grayling and National Trading Standards win 'Partnership Engageme...

The UK Public Sector Communication Awards celebrate and reward excellent communication strategies and campaigns, teams and individuals in local and national government, emergency services and not-for-profit bodies from across the UK.The Public and Third Sectors, Health...

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12th July 2015


Grayling scoops industry award for work with EIU

The Corporate & Financial Awards highlight those with a consistent and successful communications strategy when addressing the City and its influencers.The Grayling corporate and financial team took away a bronze award at the Communicate Magazine Corporate & Financial...

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5th July 2015


Grayling Midlands adds to pool of agency talent with two new hire...

Leading international PR agency, Grayling, has strengthened its team in the Midlands with two new hires. Buoyed by high profile client wins and increasing client confidence in the regional economy, Grayling has continued to invest in securing the region’s top...

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3rd July 2015


Party Animals w/e 3 July 2015

Politics and London buses share a few common traits; they’re dirty, they’re always loud and, like our beloved city’s transport, you wait for something for ages and then several notable events occur at once.Politics and London buses share a few common traits;...

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2nd July 2015


Grayling announces appointment of new Head of Public Affairs

Integrated communications agency, Grayling, has appointed Jonathan Curtis as its new Head of Public Affairs with immediate effect.Jonathan is a former Director in Grayling’s Public Affairs team and has over ten years’ consultancy experience working with a host of...

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19th June 2015


Party Animals w/e 19 June

Politics can be a strange world, news changes by the minute and careers can be won or lost in similar timeframes. What’s odd on this occasion, though, is the gusto with which many Conservatives have decided to throw their weight behind the Labour leadership contest...

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5th June 2015


Party Animals w/e 5 June

Is the honeymoon already over? The beginning of this week saw the first Cabinet split of the Parliament with Gove and May arguing withdrawal from the ECHR is the only way to reassert the primacy of British courts, the Foreign Secretary later insisting that leaving the...

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4th June 2015


Grayling appointed by Transport for London to inspire cycling

Grayling has been appointed by Transport for London (TfL) to deliver two major initiatives that will focus on inspiring Londoners to cycle. The two programmes – The Santander Cycles Roadshow and The Mayor’s Vision Cycling Roadshow – will consist of more than 50...

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