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…

Briefing: Planning for the Right Homes in the Right Place

Context On Thursday 14 September, the Department for Communities and Local Government released a new consultation document, Planning for the right homes in the right places: consultation proposals. The document carries forward a commitment made in the Housing White Paper, released in February 2017, to consult further on a number of specific proposals. Reflecting this,…

Welsh Devolution @20

Newgate’s Glesni Euros shares her reflections on the 20th anniversary of the Welsh Devolution Referendum. Twenty years ago today, in a referendum which would dramatically change the course of politics in Wales, the Welsh public narrowly voted (by just 50.3%) in favour of the creation of a Welsh Assembly, or ‘Cynulliad’ in Welsh. A referendum on…

Assessing Edinburgh’s City Deal

The article below originally appeared in the September issue of Housebuilder magazine. Craig Harrow, head of Newgate Communications’ Scotland office, looks at Edinburgh’s long awaited City Deal. Is it ambitious enough to tackle the ‘crisis’ in housing in Scotland’s capital city? Just like Edinburgh’s infamous trams you wait for a big announcement and two come…

Pass the poisoned Quaich

As the fireworks fizzle, the temporary structures disappear across Edinburgh signalling the end of the Festival, and the summer, and as Scotland’s newest infrastructure project, the billion pound Queensferry Crossing, finally, nine months late, opens to traffic and becomes a totem to the SNP Scottish Government, the political scene begins to burst into life in…

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…