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Social Communications rebrands to Social as agency celebrates record turnover

Integrated agency Social is celebrating a rebrand and bumper set of financial results, recording a 18% year-on-year rise in revenues to £2.3million.

Founded in 2012 in Manchester, Social also has offices in Bristol and Leeds. In the last year, the South West has doubled its turnover to £250,000, boasting a roster of 12 clients.

Following seven years in business, the agency has undergone a rebrand, from Social Communications to ‘Social’ to reflect how the business has evolved. The agency will continue to support clients with communications, digital, design and marketing services, with the new addition of ‘Social Place’ a dedicated communications consultancy for the built environment.

The rebrand marks the South West office’s third year in business, after setting up in Bristol in November 2017. The team has established itself as an award-winning provider of strategic communications support and has built a portfolio of more than a dozen clients.

John Quinton-Barber, Group Chief Executive, said: “It’s been an exceptional year. We have delivered a strong set of results with like-for-like revenues up, driven in part by clients choosing to work with us across our pan regional offices.

“This year marks a significant milestone and these results are a testament to the brilliant people we have throughout the business and further demonstrates the power of our integrated communications model. We are still firmly of the belief that this is the early stages of our journey and plan to continue to grow and invest in the coming years.

“This rebrand is our commitment to our culture and rooted in our core value: Life Happens. Added to this, we are communicating in such uncertain times and our ability to talk with people from pub to parliament, in plain English connects our clients to their communities through effective branding, imagery, communications and storytelling.”

Social’s South West clients include Bristol City Council, the University of the West of England, Nuclear South West and Mactaggart &Mickel.

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