Each year we host over 40 events, meet amazing people, and are at the centre of the communications and advocacy community.

Salaries in Trade Associations – Survey Open

In partnership with the Trade Association Forum we are pleased to be conducting the 2021 trade association salary and benefits survey. This ...more

Written by Gavin Ellwood

Insight into the world of contracting as we emerge from the pandemic: Q&A with Andrew Chamberlain, Director of Policy at IPSE

After a very turbulent 18 months through the changes brought about by a number of things including IR35 and Covid 19, I sat down with Andrew ...more

Written by Catherine Almond


One of the best things about being a Headhunter is the opportunity to engage with many people across your industry and take a holistic view of ...more

Written by Alec Zetter

PRCA Health: Healthcare Communications in the Personalised Age

At a time where COVID means the health profession is being subject to more scrutiny than ever before, the PRCA’s well-timed virtual conference ...more

Written by Emily Roberts


On April 15th Ellwood Atfield convened fifteen of the UK’s leading In house Corporate Affairs and Communications Executives to discuss their ...more

Written by Tom Ewen

C19 Comms Volunteers

#C19Commsvolunteers   We want to help fight Covid-19 but we can’t re-tool and make ventilators or supply doctors or nurses. However we do ...more

Preparing yourself for a Video Interview

In light of the current pandemic, it is only sensible to follow health advice and utilise technology in the hiring process. We are well versed in ...more

Written by Alec Zetter

Opinion: From Health Secretary to Chair of the Health Select Committee

He once described the NHS as his “greatest political passion”. Jeremy Hunt MP, the UK’s longest serving Health Secretary (2012 – 2018) has ...more

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The importance of political cartoons

Why political cartoons are important Political cartoons are an integral component in the framework of political journalism. They offer a brightly ...more

Barry Hartness joins Ellwood Atfield

Ellwood Atfield, the communications and advocacy headhunter, is pleased to announce that Barry Hartness is joining the company as a Consultant ...more


It has been a difficult 2019 in politics and, in turn, the professional world of policy and public affairs. As the leading Advocacy and ...more

Written by Alec Zetter

Prorogation, Conference Season and our predictions.

Conference season is upon us, what can we expect from the coming month in the world of politics? Summer is drawing to a close, we are halfway through...more

Written by Catherine Almond

Common Seas to make two key hires: Head of External Affairs and a Head of Insights

Ellwood Atfield is delighted to be working with Common Seas, a not-for-profit enterprise that researches, designs and implements practical ...more

Health & Social Care Team – August Update

Over recent weeks, the Ellwood Atfield Health and Social Care team has hosted and attended a variety of events covering a range of issues in the ...more

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BioIndustry Association’s Parliament Day 2019

Ellwood Atfield was proud to host the BioIndustry Association’s Parliament Day 2019. The purpose of the UK’s life sciences sector is for ...more

Tory Leadership Hustings – London

As part of our efforts to keep abreast of current affairs, members of our policy and health teams attended the Conservative Leadership Hustings ...more

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Why so many communications experts lead trade bodies

Gavin specialises in headhunting leaders for trade associations and professional bodies. There is an increasing demand for communications ...more

Written by Gavin Ellwood

Ellwood Atfield Hosts Kulveer Ranger

Continuing our internal speaker series, Ellwood Atfield welcomed Kulveer Ranger, SVP of Strategy & Communications at ATOS, to talk us through his ...more