What communications lessons can we learn already from COVID-19? 1920 1280 Becky Young

What communications lessons can we learn already from COVID-19?

Communications departments have probably never been busier than during the past six weeks. Companies have had to adapt rapidly to the new “normal” with, in financial services in particular, the majority of the workforce working…

Communicating with employees during the COVID-19 outbreak 1920 1280 Michael Mattinson

Communicating with employees during the COVID-19 outbreak

“I was extremely impressed with the recent microsite that Haggie Partners designed and built for us.” The COVID-19 outbreak is putting pressure on businesses like nothing we’ve experienced in modern times. During this challenging time…

Advice from an ex-jock 1920 1280 Olivia Thomson

Advice from an ex-jock

I am two weeks into an indefinite three months of working from home. Netflix has become a staple part of everyday life. At the beginning of this incredibly weird situation, I vowed to divest away…

Kindly refrain from amphibological abstruseness in explanations 1920 1280 Caroline Klein

Kindly refrain from amphibological abstruseness in explanations

In the recent days we have seen impassioned pleas from scientists, medical professionals and politicians to ‘practise social distancing’, ‘avoid non-essential travel’ and ‘self-isolate’. And yet, although numbers of people outside, travelling and at work…

#EachforEqual in Public Relations 1920 1280 Elise Harvey

#EachforEqual in Public Relations

A year ago, we marked International Women’s Day with a blog full of advice for young female professionals from women in senior PR positions. We did this as part of our CSR initiative to “invest…

Crossing the floor 1920 1280 Caroline Klein

Crossing the floor

When I told people that I was moving to work at a PR agency, having spent all of my communications and marketing career working in-house, I got a few questions. Quite a number of people…

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place – George Bernard Shaw 1920 1280 Becky Young

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place – George Bernard Shaw

The start to any communications plan is understanding who you are trying to reach with your messaging. Nine times out of 10 everyone will prioritise: their customers, their brokers/underwriters, their investors/shareholders – but will mention…

The power of standing up 1920 1280 Haggie Partners

The power of standing up

A number of the Haggie Partners team were at the latest Insider Progress event. It was hugely encouraging to see the significant numbers attending and a relative increase in diversity of the audience. Ironically, in…

Favourite brands? 1920 1280 Michael Mattinson

Favourite brands?

When we start a design project – particularly a branding project – we want to know as much about the client as possible. The more we learn, the more relevant our work will be. We…

Our view from Singapore 1920 1280 Becky Young

Our view from Singapore

Last week three of our team went to Singapore to fly the flag and support clients at the 16th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC) – 29th October to 01st November. This was our fifth year attending the conference…

Haggie Partners is going green. Again. 1920 1280 Johanna Bernhard

Haggie Partners is going green. Again.

For the second year running, we are celebrating ‘Green Week’ – an initiative we created in acknowledgement of the global climate crisis. We felt the responsibility to make lasting change shouldn’t fall solely on individuals,…

Taking our own advice 1920 1280 Michael Mattinson

Taking our own advice

Haggie Partners rebranded recently and since then – in amid a few compliments – some people have asked why. They’ve suggested that we’ve been a bit under the radar, which would indeed be ironic. Perhaps…