04Dec
By: Edward Clark On: December 04, 2018 In: Comms, PR Comments: 0

It seems almost everything, from politics to football, has been compared to a ‘finely poised game of chess’ at some point, often with varying degrees of accuracy. But what about PR? For those of us who don’t know our poisoned pawns from our Nimzo-Indians, what can Magnus Carlsen and...

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16Nov
By: Edward Clark On: November 16, 2018 In: BLog, Comms, Content, New Client, PR, Technology Comments: 0

This week we welcomed Matthew Carrozo to the CommsCo offices, as he traded in laid-back Lisbon for bustling London. Head of Communications at Unbabel, the translation-as-a-service AI scaleup that’s breaking down language barriers around the world, Matt chatted to the CommsCo blog team about the differences between Portugal and...

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25May
By: Ryan Seller On: May 25, 2018 In: Comms, PR Comments: 0

Gorkana’s State of the Media Report sheds some light on the all-important relationship between PRs and journalists today. The findings show that 75% of the media prioritise an accurate story over a breaking story, and only 3% say that they are willing to trust content from social media and...

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16May
By: Jennifer Reid On: May 16, 2018 In: BLog, Comms, Content, Data Analysis, PR, Press Release, Technology Comments: 0

In days past, companies were winning if they managed to sort out storage solutions that could stand up to big data and somehow manage to extract useful data for analysis. As time marched on, many of the large global big data firms were able to demonstrate the benefits of...

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09May
By: Ilona Hitel On: May 09, 2018 In: BLog, Comms, Content, Marketing, PR, Technology Comments: 0

Hosted by John O’Connell, chairman of the UK’s ScaleUp Group, last week’s event provided valuable advice for technology entrepreneurs in the UK ScaleUp space. Hosted at techUK’s offices, the sessions included insights from Kimble’s CEO Sean Hoban, TechMarketView’s MD Tola Sargeant, and Silverpeak’s MD Paddy McGwire. John talked about...

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16Apr
By: Ilona Hitel On: April 16, 2018 In: BLog, Comms, Content, Marketing, PR, Technology Comments: 0

In a piece that initially appeared in UKTN, CommsCo MD Ilona Hitel explains how tech founders can roll out a successful PR media strategy to help their businesses flourish. Amidst global uncertainty, the UK’s start-up economy is thriving. We’ve got the talent, infrastructure and mindset to create some of...

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12Apr
By: Ryan Seller On: April 12, 2018 In: Comms, PR, Technology Comments: 0

After three years of battling through your degree comes the time to join another fight, the fight for employment. That’s the great thing about graduating: you’ve spent three years, sitting through lectures and seminars wondering where it’s going to get you. Well, now it’s time to apply those skills....

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16Mar
By: Ilona Hitel On: March 16, 2018 In: Comms, Technology Comments: 0

At the height of the Second World War, hidden in a Bletchley Park mansion away from the public eye, a group of women that included Mavis Batey, Jane Fawcett, Jean Valentine and Joan Clarke formed an elite code-cracking unit. By decrypting German codes, they were able to attain invaluable...

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05Mar
By: Leah Jones On: March 05, 2018 In: Comms, PR, Technology Comments: 0

When the “London tech scene” is mentioned, what part of London do you think of? Shoreditch? Camden? East London? It’s likely that the Borough of Richmond does not spring to mind. Although leafy Richmond is not deemed a leading tech borough at first, it is actually home to over...

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21Feb
By: Ilona Hitel On: February 21, 2018 In: Comms, PR Comments: 0

(Or, oh no, not another article about GDPR!) It’s May 25th 2018 and you want to send an email inviting your database of contacts to a great event you’re hosting. But wait, do you have their consent to email them, or to even hold their data? The General Data Protection...

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