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The Media, The Newswire and The Fake, Fake Press Release

It was only a matter of time after the explosion of that new phenomenon, fake news, that we were to get an uptick in the next best thing which is the fake press release. This week the media was buzzing with the news that cryptocurrency litecoin was going to be accepted as a payment method […]

Etape Caledonia announces unique route reversal

Etape Caledonia announces unique route reversal Etape Caledonia, the UK’s original closed-roads sportive, has today revealed the route for its Autumn edition that will see participants being given a “once in a lifetime” opportunity to cycle the iconic challenge in reverse.   It is expected to be the first major sporting event to return to […]

Volpa added to DIT’s UK Investment Support Directory

One of Tayside’s leading communications agencies, Volpa, has been listed in the Department for International Trade’s new Investment Support Directory. The new online tool is designed to help international investors set up and expand their operations in the UK and businesses with the relevant foreign direct investment expertise were asked to submit an application for […]

Jacobs Launches Climate Solutions Course To Global Workforce

Leading technology-enabled solutions provider, Jacobs, has reaffirmed its commitment to responding to the climate change emergency by offering its entire workforce the Climate Solutions Accelerator course, a 90-minute online course designed to educate participants on climate change and the actions that can mitigate its impact before it is too late. Jacobs is encouraging all employees […]

Volpa achieves Cyber Security Accreditation providing clients with peace of mind

Independent, full-service marketing agency Volpa has reaffirmed its commitment to cyber security by achieving the Cyber Essentials Management Standard accreditation for a second time, meaning the Perth based agency continues to fully comply with the requirements of the Government backed Cyber Essentials Scheme and is protected against the most common cyber-attacks, providing clients with peace […]

Cunningly Good Guide to… achieving the PRCA’s Communications Management Standard (CMS)

Jennifer Poutney, client services manager at Volpa, explains how she helped her team achieve the PRCA’s Communications Management Standard (CMS), helping the Perth based agency secure its position as one of Scotland’s leading independent communications agencies. The Communications Management Standard (CMS) is awarded by the PRCA to companies which demonstrate operational excellence. The industry standard […]

Volpa cements their position as one of Scotland’s leading comms agencies

Perth based independent marketing agency Volpa has secured its position as one of Scotland’s leading independent communications agencies by achieving the Communications Management Standard (CMS), awarded by the industry’s professional body the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) for companies which demonstrate operational excellence. The industry standard benchmark, which has been achieved by only two […]

Volpa’s award winning marketing team welcomes a new fellow

Stephen Gorton, Account Director at independent PR and Marketing agency Volpa, has become a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), the highest-ranking membership status in recognition of Stephen’s senior and strategic level of experience in the marketing profession. Stephen, who joined Volpa in 2019, is also a Chartered Marketer with the CIM, the […]

Enchanted Forest launches nationwide search for new trustees

The Enchanted Forest Community Trust, the organisers behind the UK’s pioneering sound and light show, The Enchanted Forest, has today launched a nationwide search for new charity trustees. The organisation recently announced it has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of a new Executive Director and a new Chair and the latest move […]

Volpa strengthens Senior Team with new appointment in preparation of economic recovery

Volpa, the independent PR and Marketing agency based in Perth, has made moves to strengthen its senior practitioner team as the country edges closer towards a period of economic recovery, appointing award winning PR practitioner Emma Davies to the role of Account Director. Davies was awarded ‘Accredited Practitioner’ status by the Chartered Institute of Public […]

Enchanted Forest boosted by senior appointments in 20th anniversary year

The Enchanted Forest Community Trust, the organisers behind Scotland’s pioneering sound and light show, The Enchanted Forest, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of a new Executive Director and, for the first time ever, a female Chair. Lesley Williamson takes up the reigns this month as the Trust’s very first female chairperson. […]

Photography in Public Relations: Meghan & Harry’s Approach is Black and White

The world is waking up today (15/2/21) to newspaper front pages filled with….. wait for it……a PR shot. Whoah! The Duke & Duchess of Sussex announced yesterday they were expecting a baby and, alongside their announcement, they released a single, black and white image taken by photographer Misan Harriman. The chat shows are immediately on […]

We don’t want your business, we only want your BRAND

If any business is still in any doubt that their real value lies in their brand, two major rescue deals struck in as many days should ring as a loud warning bell. In just the last few hours, Boohoo has announced it will take over the 242 year old Debenhams brand, and website, but that […]

Virtual Santa’s Night Before Christmas is a sign of the times

A special reading by Santa Claus of Clement Clark Moore’s “A Visit from St. Nicholas, more commonly known as “The Night Before Christmas”, is to be released by Falkirk Community Trust this Christmas Eve alongside two special editions including British Sign Language and Makaton translations. The move opens up the traditional Christmas bedtime story to […]

New artisan coffee house – Mhor Coffee – launched in Perth

A new takeaway coffee shop, Mhor Coffee, launched this week in the centre of Perth on Kinnoull Street, in response to the huge surge in demand for good quality artisan coffee experienced during the pandemic. The bricks and mortar development, which has created four jobs, is an evolution of the Mhor Coffee e-commerce platform launching […]