Press Releases
September 2, 2020

Tees Valley cyber security firm shortlisted for the second year in a row

Communicate Technology PLC are pleased to announce that they have been selected as finalists in the ‘Innovative Product of the Year - Threat Detection’ for the 2020 Cyber Security Awards. The Cyber Security Awards were established in 2014, to reward the best individuals, teams and companies within the cyber security industry. Excellence and innovation are core themes, throughout all categories.…
Press Releases
August 19, 2020

Teesside engineering firm to create new jobs after securing fire brigade contract

A FAMILY run mechanical, electrical and water management services company has announced plans to create five new jobs after securing a fixed term contract with Cleveland Fire Brigade. Stockton-based JH Mechanical, run by husband and wife team John and Heather Heward, will undertake the mechanical and electrical maintenance of all the brigade’s buildings and estates for the next five years.…
Food For Thought
August 19, 2020

Why design trends in an age of influence is a dangerous game.

New ideas pop up all the time and there are endless amounts of blogs that will tell you which trends to stick to, how to fall in line with a new colourway or which typeface will help you fit in with the indie start-ups but when it comes to design for your brand, should you follow trends or create your…
Press Releases
May 4, 2020

Teesside law firm delivers on-line sessions to help local businesses understand the new government staff retention scheme (furlough)

Teesside’s commercial law firm, The Endeavour Partnership, has organised the events to give local businesses the opportunity to ask partner and head of employment law, Stephen Elliott, questions about the job retention scheme and furloughing employees. Until recently, the scheme didn’t exist, yet most businesses are either considering it or are already implementing it. As a brand-new initiative, it isn’t…
Press ReleasesUncategorized
May 4, 2020

Teesside’s business law firm Endeavour Partnership has been appointed to CPI’s advisory panel

CPI is a leading independent technology innovation centre and a founding member of the UK Government’s High Value Manufacturing Catapult. Founded in 2004, CPI acts as a catalyst bringing together academia, businesses, government and investors to translate bright ideas and research into the marketplace. The team at Endeavour will provide legal advice to CPI in corporate and employment law. Corporate…
Langver Engineering Press Releases
May 4, 2020

Engineering firm resumes production and increases its output following industry requirement

Following government guidelines in March, Langver Engineering who design and manufacture ratchet tensioners for curtainsider trailers, took the decision to halt production at their Thirsk facility. Having closely monitored developments, the organisation has now implemented measures to allow production to commence and ensure their products are available to support the transport industry to which they supply their products to 90%…
Food For Thought
March 30, 2020

Finding ways to support each other despite social distancing

It’s been a difficult week for businesses as they face uncertain markets and a need to review and flex business plans. The landscape is unclear, and we don’t really know what is to come; we simply don’t have experience of it. What we do know, is that as a region we are used to diversifying, we have experience of adapting…
Communicate Technology PLC Press Releases
March 12, 2020

Four in a row for Communicate Technology as they are listed as one of FT 1000 Europe’s fastest-growing companies again

A leading IT and telecoms company based in the Tees Valley has been named as one of the fastest growing companies in Europe for the fourth year running. Communicate Technology PLC has been identified as an outstanding company in Europe by the Financial Times in 2020. They’re the only technology company in the UK and the only organisation in the…
Press Releases
March 4, 2020

Hartlepool and Stockton Health celebrates CQC outstanding rating

Hartlepool and Stockton Health GP federation’s 7 Day service and Footsteps Teen Health service has been rated as outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) after their recent inspections. The federation is responsible for the running of a number of local services in Stockton and Hartlepool, the membership includes every Doctor’s surgery in these areas offering services to 300,000 patients…
Press Releases
February 24, 2020

Leading Teesside law firm amongst first tenants as Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston announces exciting plans for Boho X

Middlesbrough Mayor Andy Preston today hosted an event to share his vision for The Digital City with the business community. Amongst the plans will be an office complex boasting unrivalled views of the Tees region and the tallest office building between Leeds and Glasgow. The £230 million investment is due to start in August 2020, opening its doors for business…
Tony Snaith and Konrad Rutkowski Press Releases
December 6, 2019

Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ rank Tees Valley firm

Tees Valley specialist IT company Communicate Technology PLC has been recognised by Deloitte as one of the fastest growing technology companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) over the past four years. Now in its 18th year, The Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ is an objective industry ranking placing the firm 281st in the renowned list. Operating across the UK, Communicate has experienced rapid growth…
Jess Williams of Just Williams and Chloe Clover of Wander Films Press Releases
December 6, 2019

Just Williams plans to recruit two additional team members as they launch a new programme in an effort to share sales knowledge

Whether providing a product or service, business is ultimately about selling something. Jessica Williams from Stockton based sales specialist Just Williams has spent the past four years encouraging businesses to talk more openly about sales, embrace the process and expect results. Dedicated to professionalising the sales industry she is using her experience to introduce a brand-new sales solution to support…
Food For ThoughtNews
September 19, 2019

Hide and Tweak – Instagram removes ‘Likes.’ How to ensure your business doesn’t suffer.

Last month, Instagram announced it was testing the removal of the amount of ‘likes’ displayed on posts. The trial started in Canada and was then expanded to seven different countries around the world, including Ireland and Australia. Instagram wants its users to “worry a little less” about how many likes they’re getting but focus more on the content which is…
Resolution wins PR contract for Endeavour Partnership Press Releases
September 6, 2019

Resolution wins marketing and PR contract for Endeavour Partnership

Resolution, a full-service PR and design agency based in Stockton, continues its outstanding growth performance by securing a contract to deliver communication services for leading business law firm Endeavour Partnership. Well-established within the Tees Valley, Endeavour Partnership was keen to work with an agency within the region and selected Resolution for their experience and strategic approach when working with audiences…
Communicate PLC office Press Releases
August 6, 2019

Tees Valley firm expand into Leeds offices to accommodate growing team

Specialist IT, telecoms and cyber security company Communicate PLC have relocated their office to Joseph’s Well in central Leeds, after outgrowing their office space at Cleckheaton. The move comes after expanding the team with an additional four members of staff, Conor Lawson, Tom Harker, Tom Dunn (Internal Sales Executives) and Alix Munroe (Senior Sales Consultant). Tony Snaith, CEO said: “Relocating…
Press Releases
July 31, 2019

Taylor Rose opens its first North East branch in Stockton-on-Tees

Joanne Clark opens the Stockton branch of Taylor Rose after just two years.   Specialising in residential property law, Joanne and her team at Taylor Rose Stockton already has a dedicated client base in the region. Joanne is the sole director of the independently owned regional branch, making it the tenth in the portfolio and first Taylor Rose in the…
Office
July 16, 2019

We are looking to expand our team.

We are looking to expand our team and add a Marketing Executive. We are a strategic, full service communications agency, working with our clients to profile their brand. We purposefully keep our client base small but deliver an extensive service from concept to delivery. We do great things for our clients and if you haven’t already, take a look at…
Press Releases
July 2, 2019

Resolution sees immediate rewards following recent rebrand

Resolution, a strategic PR and design agency based in Stockton celebrated its fifth anniversary in April and marked the achievement with a complete rebrand, and is already reaping the benefits following a 40% increase in clients. Sharon Starkey, managing director said: “Over the last five years our services have developed and we had naturally outgrown our brand. The company has…
Hospitality Guaranteed Press Releases
June 14, 2019

Hospitality Guaranteed celebrate 13 years in business

Some say the number 13 is unlucky but not for this Teesside-based firm. Hospitality Guaranteed is celebrating 13 years in business this week, boasting national and global organisations amongst their client base and an ever-evolving online platform. The company has gone from strength to strength and there’s no signs of slowing down. Accommodation, conference and event management specialist, Hospitality Guaranteed, has grown…
Konrad Rutkowski, David Johnson, Tony Snaith Press Releases
June 14, 2019

Communicate PLC shortlisted for 2019 Cyber Security Award

Communicate Technology PLC are pleased to announce that they have been selected as finalists in the ‘Innovative Product of the Year - Threat Detection’ for the 2019 Cyber Security Awards. The Cyber Security Awards were established in 2014, to reward the best individuals, teams and companies within the cyber security industry. Excellence and innovation are core themes, throughout all categories.…
PR
May 23, 2019

Is traditional PR dead, or has it simply evolved?

PR as we know it has certainly changed. Gone are the days of spinning a story to gain column inches, chasing down journalists and collecting press cuttings. In fact, many of the publications themselves have gone; and it’s not necessarily a bad thing. Advances in technology have played a big part in the way we engage and those agencies that…
Resolution Stockton Press Releases
April 23, 2019

Stockton PR and design agency adds to the team and launches a rebrand to mark its fifth year in business

Resolution, a strategic PR and design agency based in Stockton celebrates its fifth anniversary this month and has marked the achievement with a complete rebrand and a new team member. Sharon Starkey, managing director said: “Over the last five years our services have developed and we had naturally outgrown our brand. The company has matured significantly to satisfy the requirements…
Amanda Jackson, director, Hospitality Guaranteed Press Releases
March 29, 2019

Hospitality Guaranteed director selected to judge CHS Awards 2019

Now celebrating its fifth year, the CHS Awards provide UK hotels and venues with a fantastic opportunity to showcase their facilities. The awards are designed to be accessible for all types of hotels and venues, allowing even the smallest independent venue to be recognised for an aspect, service or feature of their property or service. Taking place on Thursday 6th…
The Zetland Hotel Press Releases
February 15, 2019

The Zetland Hotel moves into the 21st century with the support of Tees Valley Business Compass broadband voucher scheme

The Zetland Hotel located in Middlesbrough’s historic quarter, has utilised funds from Tees Valley Business Compass to bring the hotel up to date. With the area set to become a hub of activity, with the likes of the Kings Cross direct link, it was essential that the hotel was brought into the 21st century. This was no easy task to…
Creative
February 14, 2019

How to get out of a creative rut

We’ve all experienced it, you open up your laptop and blankly stare at the screen, waiting for something to pop up, inspire you and drag you out from your creative rut. Panic sets in, the work isn’t getting done, the deadlines are creeping up and you don’t know how to reignite your creative flame. We ironically (at Resolution) love to…
PR
February 14, 2019

Increasing brand profile with content marketing

You may be wondering, how is it possible for your company to gain a trusted connection with your target audience, well it all starts with building an active and personable relationship with the people that you are wanting to connect with. “Be a valuable content resource to prospects and your business is more likely to get discovered” – Michele Linn,…
Press Releases
January 23, 2019

Hospitality Guaranteed receives ISO 27001 accreditation

Hospitality Guaranteed, an accommodation, conference and event management specialist has received ISO 27001 accreditation, one of the highest internationally recognised standard for a best-practice information security management system (ISMS). Hospitality Guaranteed are committed to providing the highest quality of services to their clients and undertook the rigorous assessment to achieve the accreditation. Director, Victoria Brunton said: “We know the importance…
PR
January 14, 2019

When was the last time you read a newspaper?

In an age where technology is at the forefront of everything we do; conversations, alerts, travel, controlling finances, notifications, likes, tweets – does traditional PR still work? Is there still a place for newspapers and magazines in today’s modern society? Ask yourself, when was the last time you read a newspaper? Over the years, newspaper numbers have declined, digital news…
MP Alex Cunningham, Sally Atkinson Roseberry Primary School Press Releases
January 10, 2019

Recognition for Billingham School from British Council

Roseberry Primary in Billingham has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award for working to bring the world into the classroom. Roseberry attended the International School Award ceremony held in the Houses of Parliament and received the award from local MP Alex Cunningham. The International School Award celebrates the achievements of schools that do exceptional work in international…
Creative
December 14, 2018

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…if you’re not stressing about your Christmas marketing campaigns!

Christmas always seems to creep up on us and every year we tell ourselves to be more prepared, whether that’s starting your Christmas shopping earlier or telling your team you’re going to plan your Christmas campaigns six months prior. Like every year, time passes us by and before you know it, it’s November and the last time you thought about…
Office
November 5, 2018

Stockton PR and marketing firm appoints senior designer as part of ongoing growth

Resolution Communications, a strategic PR and marketing agency based in Stockton has appointed a senior designer to complement the firm’s services. Jenni King joins the team with over 10 years’ experience. Having previously worked at creative and digital agencies within the region, Jenni has a wide range of skills to further expand the firm’s offering. Based in Gloucester House in…
Press Releases
November 4, 2018

Communicate confirms future growth with new appointment

Communicate Technology PLC continues to experience significant growth after recently appointing David Johnson to manage the growth of their Cyber division. Over the past two months, the Cyber division has expanded after appointing a Cyber Security sales manager in November, and has since appointed David Johnson as Sales Director for the division which is based in West Yorkshire. David joins…
Local Area
October 14, 2018

Innovating Tees Valley

The Tees Valley is no stranger to innovation, we are the birthplace of ground-breaking historic inventions that include: the friction match, ammonia, Perspex and of course the first public steam railway which ran from Stockton to Darlington. But, although we have these, among a few other inventions under our belt, it still seems as though Stockton gets a little bit…
Press Releases
March 28, 2016

Resolution Communications wins PR contract with Communicate Technology PLC

PR, marketing and events agency Resolution Communications has won a contract with Communicate Technology PLC, one of the FT1000 fastest growing businesses in Europe ranking 228th place, placing them 42nd in the UK and 2nd in the North East as of April 2017. Resolution will assist Communicate in creating and developing a PR strategy to profile the organisation throughout the UK…
PR
March 28, 2016

What is PR?

It’s often unclear what PR is, or the benefits of having a PR strategy. Most businesses ensure they have a marketing team or they outsource their marketing, but the same level of resource is often not dedicated to PR. The term PR falls into a blurred area with many people not understanding the benefits, knowing exactly what it is or…
CreativeFood For Thought
March 28, 2016

Logo Vs Brand – Is there a difference?

We regularly get asked “is there a difference between logo and brand?” and our answer is always the same “absolutely!” Your logo is an image, a mark or a graphical icon. It should be recognisable to your clients and will form an important element of your brand. You will use it on all your correspondence, marketing and, if applicable, your…
Food For Thought
March 28, 2016

What is Copywriting? Clearing up the misconceptions.

Let’s clear things up… Copywriting, you’ve probably heard the term before and if you are lucky enough to work as a copywriter, you’ve probably had the same question repeatedly asked to you, “so what is it that you actually do” or “isn’t copywriting to do with legal stuff”. We think it’s time to clear up the misconceptions surrounding copywriting and give…