PR company joins the fightback

A COMPANY based in Holbrook near Ipswich has announced it is fighting back against the recession, having won five new clients this year and taken on a new member of staff.

A COMPANY based in Holbrook near Ipswich has announced it is fighting back against the recession, having won five new clients this year and taken on a new member of staff.

PR firm Project PR & Marketing Ltd, which was established 11 years ago and employs seven full time staff, was named Small Business of the Year in the 2007 Anglian Business Awards.

Now the company has sealed contracts with live-in carer providers Christies Care, national cleaning company Keep IT Clean, fleet driver trainers DriveSense, wine merchant, Barrel Booze, and the UK's leading manufacturer of fibre-based horse feeds, Dengie.

Project PR's newest member of staff is Aisleen Marley, from Ipswich, who has a degree in Public Relations from Bournemouth University and first gained experience in PR while working for the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) during her placement year.

Penny Arbuthnot, Director of Project PR commented: “Whatever the economic climate, PR can be highly cost effective.

“We're working doubly hard to keep clients happy and be receptive to how things might change in the current climate. We have a fantastic range of existing clients and we are very excited by our start to 2009.”