About us

Our approach is simple: vast experience, impressive contacts and a desire to work hard for our clients.


No matter what your needs are we can deliver anything from a simple content plan to a full-blown marketing strategy – and all the bits in between.

We are a highly effective team combining real-world experience, agency and corporate knowledge without the price tag that many creative and communications agencies charge.

We are inspiring but not zany, confident not cocky and influential and engaging without being flashy.

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David Parkin

David is an award-winning journalist and communications expert with high level connections across senior leaders in the private and public sector. A former Business Editor of the Yorkshire Post, he became one of the first media 'digital disruptors’ when he launched TheBusinessDesk.com, the first regional business news website in the UK. He is an entertaining host and compere for business and charity events and writes a well-read weekly blog. David was awarded an honorary degree by Leeds Beckett University and was the first British journalist to interview Arnold Schwarzenegger after he became governor of California.

Harriet Hughes-Payne

Harriet has over 25 years experience delivering strategic design, brand and digital marketing solutions spanning multiple industries and sectors on regional, national and global levels. She has worked with Barclays Bank, Unilever, London Stock Exchange, Mercedes-Benz, Claridges, El-Fenn, AstraZeneca and Proctor & Gamble amongst many others.

Liz Theakston

With over twenty years in the events industry, Liz has organised a whole host of different events. From breakfasts to lunches, awards dinners, charity dinners, conferences, high-level summits, away-days, golf days she has experience of organising a whole host of different events both in the UK and overseas. With a knowledge of what works and what doesn’t Liz will work with you to ensure that your vision becomes a reality!