4th April 2017

April Fool’s Day: Horsing Around Gets Fantastic Coverage

Straight from the horses’ mouth: M&C Saatchi PR picked a winner to land a successful April Fool’s story for international music streaming service, Deezer. With April Fool’s Day falling just a week ahead of the Grand National, we capitalised on this news hook by issuing a ‘world’s first’ April Fool’s Day story for Deezer. The global music streaming service announced, ‘For the first time ever,…

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31st March 2017

M&C Saatchi PR Shortlisted for the CIPR Excellence Awards

We are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted three times for the prestigious CIPR Excellence Awards. The CIPR Excellence Awards are the longest-running and most-rigorously assessed awards in public relations. Now in their 33rd year, the Excellence Awards showcase the highest levels of professional achievement from PR professionals and teams across the UK and throughout the world, which we are delighted to be…

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25th March 2017

M&C Saatchi PR & Surfers Against Sewage put single-use plastic waste on the map

March 2017, London:  M&C Saatchi PR, M&C Saatchi and charity, Surfer’s Against Sewage, has today announced a pro-bono campaign to put the problem of single-use plastic waste on the map, and raise awareness of the growing issue of marine litter in our oceans. A bold, new campaign for Surfers Against Sewage, one of the key pressure groups behind the successful introduction of the 5p plastic…

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22nd March 2017

Capco and M&C Saatchi Experience, On Tour at Cannes

Every year in the south of France, Cannes is inundated with suits of all shapes and sizes. MIPIM is the industry leading real estate exhibition, conference and networking event. It attracts 24,200 participants including the most influential property players and leaders from 100 countries across the globe. It’s only natural that our client, Capital & Counties Properties PLC (Capco) – one of the largest listed…

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15th March 2017

U.S. TEAM CELEBRATES AWARD-WINNING CAMPAIGNS

We are very proud to have won four 2017 Bulldog Media Relations Awards for our work with our clients HIPPEAS, IT’SUGAR and GameHedge! The Bulldog Awards recognise excellence in media relations and are determined by award-winning journalists, so we are honoured to be celebrated for the following campaigns: A SNACKING REVOLUTION: LAUNCHING HIPPEAS IN THE U.S. Two of the three gold awards are a result…

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9th March 2017

M&C Saatchi PR’s #LoseTheLabels Campaign Makes Top 10 in the British LGBT Marketing Awards

We’re pleased to announce that our #LoseTheLabels campaign for Virgin Holidays has been listed in The British LGBT Awards’ Top 10 Marketing Campaigns. #LoseTheLabels was a campaign we all felt incredibly passionate about, so it’s very rewarding to see it being recognised by the LGBT community. It was great working with the team at Virgin Holidays who were as excited as we were by the opportunity…

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28th February 2017

M&C Saatchi PR’s ‘Real Man Runway’ Campaign Wins PRMoment Award for Jacamo

Competing with over 850 entries, we’re excited to reveal that we’ve brought home a PRMoment Award for Jacamo (N Brown Group plc) by championing the male body in all its glory. Awarded with the title ‘Health, Beauty, Retail & Fashion Marketing Communications Campaign of the Year’, Real Man Runway was also shortlisted for ‘Consumer PR Campaign of the Year’.   We’re delighted to have won a PRMoment…

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22nd February 2017

Industry vs Academics Debate: Who Knows Best?

Following the PRCA’s Industry vs Academics Debate on 15th February 2017, our SAE Frances Gregory delves into the issues at the heart of the debate and explores the benefits of building better relationships between PR’s academia and industry. Theory vs. practice: which way is best? The age-old debate continues to rage as to whether a university degree is necessary to succeed in the workplace. It’s a question…

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14th February 2017

Global CEO Molly Aldridge on being Driven by Passion

This Valentine’s Day our Global CEO and Chair of the PRCA Council, Molly Aldridge, reflects on ‘passion’. This blog was originally published on The PRCA Blog. Passion. I’m all for it. In every sense of the word. It makes the difference between being good and being great, being interested versus influential. Ultimately, it’s caring about something or someone in a way that ensures you will go above and…

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7th February 2017

Awards Announcement: PRWeek’s Campaign of the Month

We are proud to announce that Resident Evil™ 7: The Experience has just been named PRWeek’s Campaign of the Month. PRWeek announced today that “the closely fought contest between PRWeeks’s five favourite campaigns in January was won by Resident Evil 7: The Experience, receiving 610 votes from a total of 1,244.” “The campaign was run by M&C Saatchi PR and its events division M&C Saatchi Experience,…

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22nd January 2017

MD Chris Hides on The Changing Face of PR

Founder of PRMoment, Ben Smith catches up with our MD Chide Hides to discuss how the PR business is changing and its effects on the agency market. Originally published on the PRMoment blog. Quietly, but effectively, M&C Saatchi PR has grown to have a fee income of £10m and employ 125 people worldwide. The agency was founded in 2010. I recently caught up with Chris Hides, founder and…

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10th January 2017

PR IN 2017 – MOLLY ALDRIDGE, GLOBAL CEO

This blog was originally published on the PRCA blog. Our Global CEO and Co-Founder, Molly Aldridge, is Chair of the PRCA Council for 2017. Change in the industry isn’t new. However, the pace of change has become somewhat colossal. I can say with absolute confidence that in my entire 20 years within the PR industry I have not seen anything like the change we’ve experienced…

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3rd January 2017

M&C Saatchi PR wins launch of Resident Evil™ 7 Biohazard

Video game developer and publisher Capcom has appointed M&C Saatchi PR to assist with the launch of hotly anticipated Resident Evil™ 7 Biohazard following a competitive pitch. The seventh installment to the legendary ‘Resident Evil’ franchise launches 24th January 2017 and will be the first of the gaming series to have a first-person player perspective and VR capabilities. To celebrate the game release, M&C Saatchi…

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