Introducing Newgate

We are one team, powered by a collaborative creative culture. We offer corporate communications, community engagement and financial communications as well as public affairs, brand building and capital markets expertise. We invest time and resources in understanding our client’s industries, markets, cultures and business goals. We pride ourselves on our ability to identify the latest…

Brexit and leaving the Customs Union: What it means for business

In the political calendar, the middle of August is usually characterised by silly season, with frivolous and far-fetched news stories doing the rounds as Parliament is in Recess and MPs on holiday. In the past week or so, newspapers have duly obliged, with mounting speculation that Jacob Rees-Mogg could become the next Conservative Party leader…

Atalaya Mining appoints Newgate to advise on financial and investor communications

Atalaya Mining, a European mining and development company, has instructed Newgate Communications to provide financial and investor communications Charlie Chichester, Senior Partner at Newgate, is leading the team, assisted by Consultants James Ash and James Browne. The brief includes regular financial communications as well as enhancing the UK Capital Markets profile of Atalaya. Atalaya Mining…

Housing cheerleaders are still in place

The article below is taken from the July/August 2017 edition of Housebuilder magazine. Perry Miller, partner at Newgate Communications, predicts that not much will change in housing policy despite election. It’s been a busy time for the Newgate public affairs team. Our crystal ball, which colleagues used to such good effect at the turn of…

What now for Wales?

In the run-up to one of the most remarkable General Elections in recent years, Welsh politics-watchers were preparing themselves for a seismic shift. The early earthquake warnings had come on April 24th, when a YouGov pre-election opinion poll carried out by the Wales Governance Centre forecast that the Conservatives were on track to win the majority…

The Queen’s Speech 2017

  Overview On 21 June 2017, The Queen set out the Government’s future legislative plans at the State Opening of Parliament. This speech outlines a list of the laws that the Government hopes to have approved by Parliament over the coming two years. This year’s event takes place in unique circumstances, following the snap General…

Getting up the Numbers – Is Green Belt Policy Fit for Purpose?

The article below is taken from June’s Housebuilder magazine. Stephen Byfield, partner at Newgate Communications, bemoans the fact that green belt policy, a 70 year old system of land management, is still dictating what is built where in the UK. I found myself involved in a very interesting discussion this month on the provision of…

Save the wheat fields: housing and planning under the new Government

Theresa May was much mocked during the election campaign for her claim that the ‘naughtiest thing she had ever done’ was to run through a field of wheat as a child. Ironically, her appointments to the DCLG suggest that fields of wheat – along with any other green fields – are going to perfectly safe…

Such Crazy Times We’ve Had: Thoughts on May’s self-destructive election

As the crowd gathered last night for the Newgate Election Night Party we were confident about one thing: no matter how poor the Conservative election campaign, no matter how impressive the ‘Jez We Can’ surge, the Tories would secure a bigger Commons majority when the results were announced.  We were absolutely sure.  Fine, the consensus…