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

Lord Chadlington in conversation with Lord Bell

Last month I became Senior Warden of the Company of Public Relations Practitioners; a membership organisation, part of the City of London’s livery ...more

Written by Gavin Ellwood

Attributes of the Modern Corporate Affairs and Communications Practitioner

Instability has promoted the importance of the role of the Corporate Affairs and Communications Practitioner....more

Written by Dani Brown

UK Finance building new External Affairs team

UK Finance represents nearly 300 of the leading firms providing finance, banking, mortgages, markets and payments-related services in or from the UK. ...more

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Event: Crisis? What crisis?

At our most recent event, co-hosted with the CIPR, John Underwood from the Centre for Health Communication Research shared some of his experiences and...more

Autumn PR Quiz

Following on from the great success of the Spring Quiz earlier this year, the Company of Public Relations Practitioners and Ellwood Atfield are ...more

Written by Gavin Ellwood

Plan or fail – Addressing Global Political Risk

Shortly before Christmas Eve last year, the shareholders of Lockheed Martin were oblivious to an avalanche that was about to hit them, decreasing ...more

Written by Jules Shelley

Do’s and Don’ts of working with self-employed contractors

NOVEMBER 2017: Do’s and Don’ts of working with self-employed contractors....more

Influence and Media Messaging for associations

September 2017: Influence and Media Messaging for associations....more

Event: Crisis? What crisis?

Ellwood Atfield’s Health Practice is hosting “Crisis? What crisis?”, an evening seminar with Professor John Underwood, Director of the Centre...more

European Association Remuneration Report 2017

The new twenty-four page 2017 European Association Remuneration Report is dedicated to the 2,265 associations based in and around Brussels, which have...more

Written by Ben B Atfield

Speaker’s Parliamentary Placement Scheme

We are delighted to continue our support of the Speaker’s Parliamentary Placement Scheme as the fifth year of interns join the programme. Backed by...more

The Five Rooms of Internal Communications

Ellwood Atfield and Engage International hosted ‘The Five Rooms of Internal Communications Workshop’ on 13thSeptember, which was run ...more

Speaker’s internship programme

The 10 successful applicants of the Speaker’s Internship Programme have finished their nine month paid placement within Parliament. Whittled down ...more

Chris Floyd exhibition at ellwood atfield gallery

Join us for an exclusive evening of networking drinks and to hear from the man behind the camera, award-winning British photographer Chris Floyd. ...more

Written by Gavin Ellwood

Breakfast Roundtable: Addressing Global Political Risk

Ellwood Atfield and the Public Affairs Council will be hosting a roundtable breakfast event surrounding the topic of political risk and the impact ...more

How to calculate out your day rate

When moving from permanent to freelance, it is important not to sell yourself short. Use our Day Rate Calculator to easily understand how much to ask ...more

Written by Olivia Freeman

Making the leap from Head to Director, with Catherine May

Ben Atfield and I were delighted to host a seminar for 20 exceptional Heads of Communications, on making the leap to Corporate Affairs Director, at ...more

Written by James Green

Interim roles and going freelance

The Public Affairs Leadership Series, in partnership with Women in Public Affairs, recently looked at what it means to be freelance; what to think ...more