Too often, in an office dreary (A Halloween communications story)

Orange street lights struggled with the early evening gloom, a valiant but futile battle against the insidious autumn mist outside. The office after six o’clock, cheap carpets muffling dwindling conversations, silence swallowing the hubbub of the day. A conference call had kept me in the building till that benighted hour. I emerged, blinking, from the … Continued

Photo call

Award winning CCG photographer Patricia Rayner from Image2Photogrpaphy goes to new heights to take her photos. Here is one taken from the top of Centrepoint in the West End of London in her efforts to get the ‘perfect’ shot of the massive redevelopment taking place at Tottenham Court Road Station as part of the new … Continued

Google 360 Photography

As well as moving to smart new offices in the STANTA business centre, St Albans, Wagada has launched a new service that brings businesses to life with a 360 interactive virtual tour from Google. Google 360 Photography acts like an extension of Google Street View providing a virtual tour of the inside of your business, … Continued

PRPR heads for the shows

CCG technology PR specialist has been walking the show floors at two of the world’s largest exhibitions. Two members of the PRPR team took seven UK journalists over to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on behalf of organisers, the Consumer Electronics Association. The show hosted 3,200 exhibitors and covered a record two million … Continued

Ashridge Communications

Healthy win for Ashridge Communications

Marketing and communications consultancy, Ashridge Communications, has been appointed by a ‘super practice’ of 16 GP Practices with 80,000 patients in London to review and develop a new corporate image and communications and engagement strategies and plans for internal (member practices) and external stakeholders.

Something’s Brewing

A recent design challenge saw two members of the Chilterns Communications Group working together. Both were commissioned by Tring Brewery to bring some magic to the brewery’s branding. Kate Marston designed new pump clips for all the brewery’s core beers as well as their seasonals. Kate’s brief was to unify Tring’s look and increase its … Continued

Cars and wedding photographs

CCG member Alison Page Marketing marked the start of the 40-year anniversary of Roy Chapman Ltd’s motor trade business in Berkhamsted with some local publicity. Now a Ford retail dealer, Mazda authorised repair centre, and an all makes vehicle service and MOT centre, the company mission statement is still, ‘Seldom Beaten for Value and Friendliness’, … Continued

When your personal life inspires your business

Inspiration can come from the strangest places, in fact sometimes the stranger the better! Our own life experiences can lead us to discover products and services that are in demand. When you spot a gap in the market, this can give birth to an original and successful business idea. Victoria Scott was an established businesswoman, … Continued

How to be a successful leader

Leading an organisation can be a lonely experience. There is no-one to praise you, or give you feedback on how to improve. Developing your leadership skills is a constant challenge as it can be difficult to assess your effectiveness. A leader must wear many hats, managing the future of the company, its staff and the … Continued

MacCormack Media goes from strength to strength

With agriculture a hot topic these days, MacCormack Media is proud to announce that it has recently added 3 new blue chip clients to its agricultural media planning and buying portfolio – New Holland, Limagrain and Genus ABS. This is a very exciting time for the company as it has just released the 4th Phase … Continued