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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 […]

Tayside Mountain Rescue Funds Boosted by £10,000 Donation

Tayside Mountain Rescue has received a generous donation of £10,000 from The Enchanted Forest Community Trust to contribute to its life-saving activities. The charity, which operates in all weather, all terrain and at all hours, is a group of around 50 volunteers sporting a plethora of specialist outdoor skills including remote medical expertise, technical rigging, […]

Entrepreneur sees sales of premium frozen curries rocket during pandemic

A Perthshire based entrepreneur has seen sales of his premium frozen curries rocket since the beginning of lockdown, with his company’s monthly turnover more than doubling since the beginning of March. Praveen Kumar Authentic Indian Cuisine was launched in April 2019, headed up by founder and restauranteur Praveen Kumar. The team, which has now expanded […]

The GWCT Scottish Game Fair announces it is to cancel the 2020 event

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust, organisers of the Scottish Game Fair, has today announced its decision to cancel the 2020 event, which had originally been postponed until October due to the coronavirus crisis. In a statement released via the event’s website and social media channels, Hugo Straker, Chairman of the GWCT Scottish Game Fair, […]