About us

A truly tailored offering


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Communications Portfolio, part of Flathill
Communications Group plc, works with private and
stock exchange-listed companies of all sizes,
delivering tailored Financial PR and social media
campaigns and programmes that exceed expectations
and deliver tangible returns.


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Our services

A fresh approach to financial communications


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Our approach enables us to be more objective about
the requirements of a company and its relationship
with its stakeholders. We don't offer an "off-the-shelf"
product; rather, we pick and choose activities and
initiatives that are appropriate to the size, ambition
and corporate strategy of each of our clients.

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Strategic advice

Preparing and presenting a compelling investment case on a day-to-day basis.

Financial results service + Media relations + RNS announcements + Transaction advice +
Strategic advice + Financial results service

We will help to highlight the key aspects of our clients' performance and ensure the market understands their messages and business strategy. Working through the media and analysts and direct to existing and potential investors, we will create and manage the results timetable.

Media relations + RNS announcements + Transaction advice +
Strategic advice + Financial results service + Media relations

We work hard to build a media profile through profile pieces, briefings and the use of photography across a range of media.

RNS announcements + Transaction advice +
Strategic advice + Financial results service + Media relations + RNS announcements + Transaction advice

We provide strategic media advice and investor relations around IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, reverse takeovers and other fund raisings.

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A unique social media offering


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Our dedicated social media division provides
comprehensive, tailored services that enable
companies of all sizes to get the most from its social
media activities. We provide unparalleled advice and
management programmes to private and listed
businesses wanting to connect, engage and build
relationships with their online audiences, generating
real, measurable results.

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Social Strategy

Establish and execute bespoke social strategy aligned with existing marketing objectives, inclusive of analysis of existing online community.

Annual and Campaign Channel Management+ Consultancy and Training+ Platform Branding and Set Up+ Monitoring and Content Aggregation+ Campaign Reporting+
Social Strategy+ Annual and Campaign Channel Management

Implementation of content and daily management of channels. Consultative proactive approach including thought leadership, monitoring, engaging and outreach.

Consultancy and Training+ Platform Branding and Set Up+ Monitoring and Content Aggregation+ Campaign Reporting+
Social Strategy+ Annual and Campaign Channel Management+ Consultancy and Training

Dedicated account managers providing continuous support and advice throughout campaign and a half day training program to in-house for marketing/PR teams on required social media platform.

Platform Branding and Set Up+ Monitoring and Content Aggregation+ Campaign Reporting+
Social Strategy+ Annual and Campaign Channel Management+ Consultancy and Training+ Platform Branding and Set Up

Registering and set up social media profiles including identifying key followers and continuing with corporate tone of voice. Partnered with Design Portfolio to provide corporate branding for social media channels i.e. artwork for Facebook profile image, YouTube backdrop, Twitter thumbnail and backdrop.

Monitoring and Content Aggregation+ Campaign Reporting+
Social Strategy+ Annual and Campaign Channel Management+ Consultancy and Training+ Platform Branding and Set Up+ Monitoring and Content Aggregation+ Campaign Reporting

A online report identifying the measurable results generated this will identifying growth, engagement and influence.

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The team

A vast integrated knowledge


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Central to the services we offer
is high-quality strategic advice
delivered by senior people.

"I wanted to create a new agency with a fresh,
high-level, no-nonsense approach. Consequently
I have established a model which is both highly
transparent and effective in helping our clients
meet their communications objectives."


"I have given Investor Relations advice to hundreds of
PLCs over the past 20 years. My broad knowledge of
the industry enables me to develop detailed
communications strategies, helping companies of all
sizes deliver strong, incisive messaging."


"Having worked within old and new media for the past
four years, I have witnessed first-hand the tremendous
growth and impact that social media has had on the
industry. This knowledge has enabled me to fully
understand specific corporate and marketing objectives,
transforming them into effective social campaigns."


"I have worked with companies of all sizes, from event
organisers to fully listed organisations, delivering
effective, engaging and measurable social media
campaigns and programmes. My background in PR and
corporate communications has given me a detailed
knowledge of the financial markets, which is a
key driver for our clients and their needs."


Ariane Comstive

Neil Vann +

Helen Carpanini +

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News and views

What we've been up to


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Find out about what we’ve been
up to and get insight on the
latest trends and regulatory
changes.

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The communications opportunity under MiFID II
It has been the exposure of weaknesses in the functioning and transparency of the financial markets during the financial crisis which has led the European Commission (EC) to review legislative proposals, increase capital market transparency and protect against market abuse. 
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Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge
On Friday 7 July, a number of the Design Portfolio team headed for Yorkshire to complete the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge in aid of Save the Children.
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Summer Party 2017
On Saturday 1 July Ian and Christine once again welcomed DP into their home for the annual summer party. 
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London Bowling
Last week, our London team headed to Canada Water to battle it out at Hollywood Bowl in what’s becoming an annual bowling tradition. 
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‘Size Doesn’t matter but reporting does’ – A Design Portfolio workshop with the QCA.
Following the success of regional events in Leeds and Manchester, this week on Tuesday 27 June, we hosted a successful event in Cambridge in collaboration with the Quoted Companies Alliance (QCA), on the theme of corporate reporting.
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Communication in a post-truth world
Rather crudely, Evan Davis, host of the Investor Relations (IR) Society Annual Conference, described the current social and political climate as a period of “post-truth and peak bullshit”.
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Awards night! The European Mediscience Awards
Last week, over 500 quoted and private European Mediscience companies and their corporate advisers, analysts, fund managers, commentators and peers gathered at The Brewery in London for the annual European Mediscience Awards.
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Supporting the European Mediscience Awards 2017
The European Mediscience Awards is now in its 16th year. The event will be held on Thursday 15 June at The Brewery, London and is the largest annual gathering of private and publicly quoted healthcare, biotech and life science companies in Europe, bringing together the best of European Mediscience companies to celebrate achievement and recognise success.
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And you thought annual reports were tough! Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge training update
With less than five weeks to go before the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge (gulp!), our intrepid leader and Managing Director, Julie Wilford, thought it would be a good idea to have a team catch up to see where everyone was with training and logistics.
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Our group

360 degree corporate communications


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The Communications Portfolio is part of Flathill Communications Group plc, a Group of companies dedicated to delivering strategic corporate communications solutions across a broad range of media.

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