News and blog posts from MCG

  1. Claire Mascall Prize Winners 2015 with Christine Mortimer

    2015 Claire Mascall PR Prize winner announced

    David Mayers, a final year public relations (PR) student at Leeds Beckett University, has been named as the winner of the sixth annual prestigious Claire Mascall PR Prize. The competition, which is held in memory of Claire Mascall – a pioneering woman in the field of PR – was open to all students within the

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  2. novacontracting

    Fast-growth company management services provider appoints MCG

    Leading payroll and company management services provider Nova Contracting, has appointed MCG to deliver a comprehensive PR programme across its key industry sectors. The Leeds-based business, which works with recruitment agencies and their contractors, topped a recent regionwide business growth table (Insider’s Growth 100), recording average growth of more than 214 per cent over five

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  3. The Talbot

    The Coaching Inn Group appoints MCG for major expansion programme

    Independent coaching inns operator The Coaching Inn Group has appointed MCG to deliver an extensive trade PR campaign as it embarks on a national expansion programme. The £10 million turnover group, with well-known hotels in Yorkshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Gloucestershire and County Durham, appointed MCG following a five-way pitch. Edward Walsh, The Coaching Inn Group

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  4. Foxes Glacier Mint 200g

    Sweet success with Big Bear Confectionery

    Big Bear Confectionery has appointed MCG to deliver an extensive trade PR programme across its iconic brand range. Part of a £500,000 brand marketing programme across traditional and digital media, the programme will focus on XXX Mints, Paynes Poppets, Just Brazils and Fox’s Glacier Mints, but will also support the launch of new products, including

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  5. egg

    MCG is recruiting

    If you are a PR account executive with more than a year’s experience working in a busy agency or in-house position and have experience in social media, we’d like to hear from you. Please email

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  6. Pam Lloyd PR Tenderstems (17th March 2010)

    Pink Lady® and Tenderstem® PR wins for MCG

    Leading UK brand management specialist Coregeo® has appointed MCG to deliver a fully-integrated PR programme for Pink Lady® apples and Tenderstem® MCG won the six-figure account following a competitive pitch process and will handle national consumer and trade PR for the well-known fresh produce brands, across traditional and social media, including support for the international

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  7. Vileda

    Clean sweep for MCG with Vileda and Marigold appointment

    Leading supplier of home cleaning products Vileda has appointed MCG to deliver a fully-integrated PR programme for its well-known national brand. The appointment also includes the most famous name in household gloves, Marigold. MCG won the account following an extended pitch process and will handle national consumer and trade PR for Vileda and Marigold, across

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  8. IMG_0029

    Three cheers for us

    Thanks to all our clients for enabling us to work on some brilliant campaigns and deliver some great results, which means we’re shortlisted for Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy in this year’s PRide Awards for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. We’re also up for Best Event, for our work with Weight Watchers and ASDA and for Best Low

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  9. Simon on the streets

    Sleeping with Simon

    MCG’s chosen charity, Simon on the Streets, is taking its annual sponsored sleep out – #SleepWithSimon – to a new level this year, with a move to the Royal Armouries that will allow many more people to take part. Following the growing success of the fundraising event that challenges supporters to spend a night sleeping

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  10. Julie_201 v3

    Doing it in style

    MCG has been working with home shopping fashion brand, Damart to give online styling tips to its customers and social media followers. The team worked with former fashion editor and stylist, Julie Dickson to produce video content giving tips on how to wear key items for the new Autumn/Winter collection, including how to wear jeggings,

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  11. Prince Rupert's Drops Forming

    GTS stars on BBC’s ‘Watchdog Test House’

    Viewers of the recent BBC One TV Series “Watchdog Test House” were taken back in time by MCG client Glass Technology Services (GTS) to witness a 17th Century experiment which was a major milestone in the development of glass. Experts at Sheffield-based independent research and design specialist GTS featured in the daytime series, which was

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  12. prolificnorth

    MCG Shortlisted for Prolific North Awards

        MCG has been shortlisted in the best Small PR Agency category in the second annual Prolific North Awards. The category, which is open to agencies with 20 employees or fewer, looks for agencies who evidence innovation and good business practice. Specifically the judges are looking for businesses that have increased or maintained turnover during

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