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


The National Landlord Association is the UK’s largest membership organisation for private residential landlords, supporting and representing over ...more

Written by James Green

Bon Voyage!

So next week is my last at Ellwood Atfield as I’m relocating to Vancouver next month on a two year Visa with my Partner. It’s been a hugely tough ...more

Reputation by Association – Communication Magazine

Phil Riggins, CEO, The BRC, and Mark Dober discuss Ellwood Atfield's recent survey on high-performing secretariats along with various other factors ...more

Sustainability Careers – What Next?

May 2018- We are often asked about how to take the next step in progressing sustainability careers. With options to go either into a consultancy or ...more

Global Public Affairs – 10 Tips for Brexit

Global Public Affairs In all my experience of working with public affairs experts, I don’t recall very many people with as much global experience...more

Written by Gavin Ellwood

I don’t want to spend time (almost) alone with you!

Why do the leaders of so many recruitment and executive search firms take their “high achievers” away on holiday? And why do hard working ...more

Written by Ben Atfield

High Performing Association Secretariats Survey

We first wrote about High-Performing Secretariats as one of the seven ‘Key Success Factors for European Associations’, and now the Association ...more

It’s An Exciting Time To Join This Specialist Regulator’s Communications Team

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is the UK’s aviation regulator. With the aviation industry facing huge opportunities and challenges, this is an ...more

Salaries in Trade Associations – The report

The Trade Association Salary and Benefits Survey compiles responses from 79 trade associations employing 1,112 staff and representing every sector of ...more

Written by Gavin Ellwood

Brussels, The USA and Jiu-Jitsu – Mark speaks with the PAC

Mark Dober caught up with Public Affairs Council (PAC) in a very snowy Washington DC to discuss the new European Corporate Affairs Remuneration Report...more

The Textile Services Association to hire a Head of Membership & Communications

The TSA launched a new five-year plan at the start of 2017 and this is an exciting period as the Chief Executive and Board seeks to transform its ...more

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Political Cartoon of the Year Awards 2017

The awards celebrate the UK’s national newspaper cartoonists and are well attended by the Westminster elite. ...more

Ellwood Atfield acquires Mondo Executive Search

September 2017. Ben Atfield commented on the acquisition "I am delighted to announce that Ellwood Atfield has acquired Mondo Executive Search, an ...more

How to ask for (and get) a pay rise

All too often people ask for a pay rise at the wrong time. Either the request is long overdue and can sound like a demand, or too soon and the manager...more

Written by Gavin Ellwood

For greater openness, face-to-face lobbying must be registered

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations hosted the Scottish Lobbying Register Breakfast Roundtable on Wednesday 14th...more

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“The General Data Protection Regulation for associations: the challenge of compliance”

FEBRUARY 2018: Report of the Association Leadership Academy session on “The General Data Protection Regulation for associations: the challenge of ...more

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European Corporate Affairs Remuneration Report

Hot on the heels of our European Association Remuneration study, this new report is dedicated to the thousands of people who work in EU...more

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The Risk To Business From External Campaigns

We looked specifically at the risk to businesses from external campaigns and how these can be addressed....more

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