PLMR is an award winning public affairs, PR and digital marketing agency, based in Westminster at the heart of the UK’s political scene, and with more than 50 consultants working across a wide range of sectors with various specialisms, we are one of Britain’s fastest-growing communications companies.
No matter what sector you operate in, or what your campaign goals are, we have the expertise to deliver the results you need:
Lobbying and Public Affairs
The PLMR team includes former political candidates and advisers, and public affairs experts, who can help you to navigate the parliamentary landscape and ensure your message reaches people of influence to produce real change.
PR and Media Relations
Whether you’re looking to reach a tailored target audience, or share your key messages with as many people as possible, our specialist PR and media relations team works to secure coverage in the media (print or broadcast) that will get you seen for all the right reasons.
Getting interviewed by the media can be daunting, but our specialist media training experts can help you to develop the key messages and statements you need to make a confident and well-considered statement in any media appearance.
Reputation management is a key issue for any business. When things go wrong, it’s critical that you have a crisis communications plan in place to ensure that everyone in your organisation is able to respond effectively when questioned by the media. Our crisis communications specialists can help with scenario planning, crisis hotlines, and handling breaking news stories, protecting your brand.
The online landscape has changed everything about the way we communicate, and that’s where digital marketing comes in. Using the digital tools at your disposal, whether that’s your website, social media channels or video content, you can reach larger, more targeted audiences than ever before. Our award-winning digital marketing team can provide everything you need to make a statement online.
Call us on 0207 622 9529, or email email@example.com to find out how we can help you with your communications needs today.
PLMR was founded in 2006. From Day One, we pledged to give 5% of net profits to charity – we’ve done so ever since.
We move into our first offices in Clapham’s Old Town. Over the next two years we rapidly expand from a tiny two-desk attic office to taking the entire ground floor!
PLMR is on the move again, this time to much bigger, and much cooler, offices at the Plough Brewery building on the Wandsworth Road. Our neighbours are Anya Hindmarch!
PLMR is delighted to win two Golden Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Our innovative campaign for a south London primary school shares the plaudits with those for global household names like Google, the World Wildlife Fund and IKEA.
Our Founder, Kevin Craig, is selected to be an Olympic Torch Bearer for the following year’s Summer Games. Kevin’s leg in the relay sees him handing over the Torch on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral.
As London plays host to the Olympics and the eyes of the world are on the UK, PLMR hosts a flagship reception at the British Embassy in Washington DC, helping to promote UK PLC to US businesses.
PLMR relocates for a third time, this time to our wonderful offices in Westminster. Within a stone’s throw of the Palace of Westminster and all the major government departments, we are now situated at the heart of UK decision making.
Kevin Craig is appointed to the judging panel for the PR Lions at the Cannes Lions International Festival for Creativity, having won two awards at the 2011 event.
Recognising the increasingly critical role of digital communications to our clients, PLMR establishes our dedicated PLMR Digital team.
In November we are named Consultancy of the Year at the prestigious Public Affairs News Awards.
PLMR is accredited by the Living Wage Foundation for paying all of our staff, including those who may only be interning with us for a short period, fairly.
We formally launch PLMR Scotland in the heart of Edinburgh, expanding our work across the UK. Our total fee income exceeds £2 million for the first time.
In October, the fantastic success of our ‘Boost Bingo’ campaign for the Bingo Association is recognised at the annual PR Week Awards, where it wins the Public Affairs Campaign category.
In 2015, PLMR founds the Global Communications Alliance – a worldwide network of independently owned agencies operating in 15 countries and 4 continents.
In our ninth year of operation, PLMR’s charitable contributions reach a total of over £100,000.
In 2016, PLMR becomes the most awarded agency at the Public Affairs Awards – a wonderful way to round off 10 years of success!
In 2017, PLMR acquires the wonderful Mango Marketing – a boutique agency working in the technology and education sectors.
In September, PLMR plays host to its first Business Hub at the Conservative Party Conference. Now a regular Conference fixture, the Hub provides an ideal location for attendees to meet up, work remotely and make the most of the event.
At the end of the year, PLMR announces its latest acquisition, planning experts Snapdragon Consulting!
PLMR’s education and planning practices, bolstered by the previous year’s acquisitions, field expert teams at Bett and MIPIM – the key annual events for each sector.
Following our successful acquisitions in 2017, PLMR rises a further 35 places in the Global Top 250 PR Agency Rankings, produced by the Holmes Report.
2019 sees PLMR’s revenue exceed £5 million as the agency continues to rise up PR Week’s list of the top agencies in the UK. At the beginning of the year, we also establish our new East of England office, based in Chelmsford.
Awards season sees further success for PLMR. In June, we were delighted to be awarded Communications Agency of the Year by the Renewable Energy Association. In October, alongside Allison+Partners, we win the Healthcare: Ethical and OTC Consumer category, for Dexcom’s “Live Your Best Life” Type 1 diabetes campaign, at the PR Week Awards.
In December, our Business Hub, now an annual fixture at the Conservative Party Conference, wins the Reception of the Year category at the Public Affairs Awards.
PLMR is shortlisted for the coveted ‘Best Business Service Provider’ category at the prestigious Care Home Awards 2020.
PLMR is shortlisted in the Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA) Public Affairs Consultancy of the Year category by PRovoke (formerly the Holmes Report). These prestigious international awards are considered the ultimate benchmark of PR firm performance.
We are also shortlisted as Communications Agency of the Year at the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards for our work in sustainability.