Does the UK need another PR agency?

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Concepting Maven Communications….. The UK PR and communications agency landscape is crowded and growing. The PRCA Census in 2018 had the landscape at £13.8 billion, up from £12.9 billion in 2016. An impressive 7% growth. Employing 86,000 staff across thousands of businesses at the time of writing – large, small & one-person consultancies – is […]

📑 Challenges for Membership Organisations in the 21st Century (White paper)

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River and Fish announce the publication of their first white paper on membership: Challenges for Membership Organisations in the 21st Century. With the average UK adult belonging to five organisations, membership can be big business, but the challenges of loyalty and time imposed by 21st-century life need to be considered and overcome. Cementing Fish as the membership organisation authority, […]

Season’s Greetings from The River Group

This year, instead of buying gifts for clients, we’ve decided to give donations to River’s chosen charities: Dogs Trust, The Katie Piper Foundation and Demelza Hospice Care for Children, on your behalf. Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas 🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄  

Opportunities & Threats: Customer Publishing 2018

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2017 saw a number of transformative events that shaped the content publishing industry. But three stand out for me as having particular significance for our industry. The first is Rupert Murdoch’s dismantling (or pivoting as he calls it) of his empire through the sale of his most lucrative assets to Disney. There are lots of […]