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Big private companies have much to do to meet new reporting challenges

“This is the biggest shake-up in corporate reporting in a generation”, writes Patrick Tooher, our director of strategic media communications.

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Housesimple appoints Citypress across a PR, social and content brief

Housesimple appoints Citypress across a PR, social and content brief.

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Ryman appoints Citypress on social, influencer & PR brief

We’ve been appointed by stationery retailer Ryman to deliver integrated social, influencer and PR support.

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A view from Cannes Lions

Our CEO, Charles Tattersall shares his thoughts from Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

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Winner of AMEC Research and Measurement Team of the Year

We’re delighted to have won two awards at the 2019 AMEC Awards.

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When economic impact reports don’t land

With rigour and fresh insights, economic impact reports provide evidence of a corporate’s value beyond its shareholder base. But exercise caution when using them in media relations, argues Citypress director, Ricky Ambury.

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Not everyone can be a thought leader — the clue’s in the name

It’s become one of the most over-used terms in marketing and PR, but ‘thought leadership’ done right is still a powerful tool, writes Citypress director, Ricky Ambury

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Is it ever OK to ask a journalist to backlink?

Media websites boast excellent domain authority, particularly national news brands. But asking some journalists for backlinks risks ruining relationships and ignores the power of their advocacy, writes Citypress director Ricky Ambury

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Why brands need to avoid ‘greenwashing’ marketing campaigns

Our consumer brand director Victoria Bridge discusses the role communications professionals have in helping brands define a sustainable social purpose.


Why the Cairncross review is good news for communicators

The review by former Guardian journalist Dame Frances Cairncross outlined nine recommendations to create a viable future for “public interest news,” including increasing the amount of public funding given to local journalism.

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Wates and the reputation agenda

Patrick Tooher, our Director of Strategic Media Communications, unpacks what the Wates review means for large corporates and their comms teams.

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Citypress appointed by trio of new clients

We’ve been appointed by People’s Postcode Lottery, Decathlon and Made in Britain

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Citypress expands with nine new hires

We’re continuing to expand our consultancy and specialist teams across the UK by hiring some of the market’s best talent.

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Citypress is the gold standard in PR

We’ve been awarded the PRCA Consultancy Management Standard, regarded as the gold standard for public relations agencies, for the third time.

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Citypress is the best agency headquartered outside London

We’ve been named the best agency headquartered outside London at the 2018 PRWeek Awards

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