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Midnight Rose arrives

Midnight Rose arrives

News   •   Nov 09, 2012 17:15 GMT

From a working sketch in June to a full size Elephant Parade statue, Midnight Rose arrives on Friday afternoon, another great Elephant Parade creation brought to life by artist Jane Callan. elephant communications now has a home for its own office elephant.

elephant communications kicks off schools programme

elephant communications kicks off schools programme

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2012 07:55 GMT

Investing in creativity: elephant communications is launching a creativity awards programme with local schools this winter.

Brits want reasons to be positive in 2013

Brits want reasons to be positive in 2013

Press releases   •   Nov 01, 2012 08:10 GMT

More than one in two adults wants more uplifting material in the news for the year ahead and almost a third want an escape from dreary headlines, according to a new poll for elephant communications.

One in three SMEs predicts modest growth over next six months

One in three SMEs predicts modest growth over next six months

Press releases   •   Oct 15, 2012 19:57 BST

One in three small business decision makers predicts modest organic growth over the next six months, whilst 16% think their business will either contract or struggle to survive, according to new elephant communications research.

 Brits stick with charitable causes they care about

Brits stick with charitable causes they care about

Blog posts   •   Sep 12, 2012 19:12 BST

New elephant research reveals that despite the economic slowdown, 37% of Britons say they are holding firm and still supporting the charities they believe in – whilst only 12% have stopped giving money to charity altogether.

Small businesses keep faith in print media

Small businesses keep faith in print media

Press releases   •   Sep 02, 2012 14:23 BST

More than a third of small businesses think that coverage in the trade press would be the most effective way to generate interest in their business, according to new research from elephant communications.

Creativity and colour give birth to 30 new elephants

Creativity and colour give birth to 30 new elephants

Blog posts   •   Aug 20, 2012 17:24 BST

Yesterday we ran a fun-packed family elephant painting day. Clear blue sky, bright sunshine and a great rural setting helped make it a special day for 30 people who came along to create their own design for their very own own 15cm Elephant Parade replica elephant

Cath sets sights on silver lining

Cath sets sights on silver lining

Blog posts   •   Jul 29, 2012 18:53 BST

Small business advice days - blog diary by Karen Waugh. Due to the overwhelming demand we have had for our free PR advice days, we decided to run two days back-to-back for July.

Austerity bites on summer holiday plans

Austerity bites on summer holiday plans

Press releases   •   Jul 23, 2012 16:10 BST

Almost one in three adults say they are not having a summer holiday this year to save money, according to new research for elephant communications.

'Small business double' next week

'Small business double' next week

Blog posts   •   Jul 20, 2012 17:58 BST

Following the strong response from small businesses for elephant's free PR advice days, extra sessions have been added for July and September.

Finding the sparkle in hidden gems

Finding the sparkle in hidden gems

Blog posts   •   May 29, 2012 14:43 BST

A free advice day diary by Karen Waugh

Vibrant day with small businesses

Vibrant day with small businesses

Blog posts   •   May 24, 2012 21:43 BST

Today we ran another of our quarterly free advice days for small businesses. We had a full, sun-drenched day meeting, listening to and sharing ideas with a number of small businesses.

SMEs predict modest growth but cautious over marketing investment

SMEs predict modest growth but cautious over marketing investment

Press releases   •   May 17, 2012 00:04 BST

A third of UK small businesses (33%) predict modest organic growth for their business over the next six months – but many simply don’t think they can afford external marketing support – according to new research by elephant communications.

Three new clients for elephant communications as the footprint grows

Three new clients for elephant communications as the footprint grows

Press releases   •   May 10, 2012 00:12 BST

elephant communications has been invited to provide corporate and consumer PR consulting for three new clients this summer.

The hunt begins for the most popular symphony...ever

The hunt begins for the most popular symphony...ever

Blog posts   •   Mar 22, 2012 18:37 GMT

A bit of fun to follow the serious focus on yesterday’s Budget, we're running a music poll. Simply let us know what is your favourite symphony ever written with a few words on the reason for your choice - and three lucky winners will get a pair of top tickets to see the Philharmonia Orchestra perform Beethoven’s 9th at the Royal Festival Hall on 27 September.

SME attitudes to marketing uncovered

SME attitudes to marketing uncovered

Press releases   •   Mar 13, 2012 17:49 GMT

More than one in five SMEs say they have not used any form of marketing to promote their business in the last year - and smaller businesses are those least likely to have engaged in marketing activity (26%) - according to new national research for elephant communications.

elephant communications supports the Philharmonia Orchestra

Press releases   •   Mar 09, 2012 18:48 GMT

elephant communications has become a new corporate member of the Philharmonia Orchestra for 2012-13, joining the orchestra's growing support base from the business community, including the likes of Palamon Capital Partners; Robert Bosch Ltd and Fenwick Ltd.

More small business advice days for 2012

More small business advice days for 2012

Press releases   •   Feb 27, 2012 20:29 GMT

Last week, elephant communications ran its first free advice day for small businesses. During the day, help and tips were given to a number of small and start up firms. One such firm, Colchester Classics, the award-winning Essex mail order music business, got help with a press release, which saw its MD, Liz Leatherdale secure two great pieces of coverage for her business in the regional press.

Creative painting day raises money for Elephant Parade

Creative painting day raises money for Elephant Parade

Blog posts   •   Jan 22, 2012 22:14 GMT

This weekend we ran family elephant painting days.

Creating growth: The consumer perspective

Creating growth: The consumer perspective

Blog posts   •   Jan 16, 2012 21:02 GMT

Growth seems to be the big word at the moment. What are its new levers? Where will it come from? What is the role of business? As part of our Austerity Britain research, which will be published next month, we commissioned a snapshot poll to get the public’s take on which one factor they thought would do the most to create growth in the British economy.