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Services: typical assignments

  • Integrated communications programmes (addressing media, customer, employee, regulatory and special interest group audiences) to support complex projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Public affairs campaigns, stakeholder engagement and thought leadership programmes to help firms address public policy issues and promote their brands.
  • Business to business communications to support new initiatives, growth strategies and new business ventures.
  • Change communications for M&A activity, restructuring programmes (including outsourcing and offshoring), business closures and headcount reduction programmes.
  • Independent reviews of an organisation's existing communication strategies, the identification of more effective approaches and practical support in improving performance.
  • Management support and coaching for corporate communications teams addressing specific challenges. Resource planning and advice on appropriate team structures and processes.
  • Aon Corporation

    "...Paul was a pleasure to work with – professional, insightful, patient and very focused on delivering a positive outcome. His ability to manage conflicting priorities across a group of diverse and challenging stakeholders was truly a gift..."

    David Cliche, Vice President, Global Interactive Marketing, Aon Corporation
  • Institute and Faculty of Actuaries

    "...Paul Atkinson is a professional and experienced communications practitioner, who has an engaging style that generates a lot of confidence in his approach..."

    Derek Cribb, Chief Executive, the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
  • Prudential

    "...I would strongly recommend him to any management team looking for safe pair of hands to help them manage a challenging communications issue or complex change programme...”

    Nigel Snell, Director of Public Relations (UK and Europe), Prudential
  • Buckinghamshire Building Society

    "Paul was an excellent and diligent adviser... He got on very well with our key personnel and clearly understands how to get early consensus around a demanding brief."

    Robin Bailey, Chairman, Buckinghamshire Building Society
  • Aon Consulting

    "...His experience in the field of marketing and communications is very impressive and his focus on providing guidance and support across the EMEA region added real value to the business..."

    Bartjan Willenborg, EMEA Marketing Director, Aon Consulting
  • Haslamedia and Press Secretary to the UK Prime Minister

    "...He quickly brought calm and order to a difficult situation and began to advance the ATOC output in terms of quality and thoughtfulness. He is professionalism personified."

    Jonathan Haslam, Managing Director of Haslamedia and former Chief Press Secretary to the UK Prime Minister