Blackburn Rovers FC – Pulling up the comms drawbridge does not work

The running of Blackburn Rovers is a clear example of how not communicating and pulling up the drawbridge can alienate fans or customers, incite dissatisfaction and destroy any loyalty that has been earned over generations.

August: social media roundup

Catch up on all of August’s social media news.

New wave of privatisation of French State’s sale of non-strategic assets? A matter of symbols

Sale or privatisation operations rely as much on symbolism as on economics and finance, and so communication will play an essential role.

Stuck in a web

The latest release from the Office of National Statistics on use of the internet in the UK underscores again just how prevalent the world wide web has become in our daily lives.


Citigate Dewe Rogerson provided strategic communications advice to the Department of Finance in Ireland on the privatisation of Allied Irish Banks, Ireland’s largest bank.

School’s out for summer

Summer holidays are here and many working parents of school age children are feeling simultaneously happy that they can drop the daily morning harassment of children to get up, fed and out the door, whilst also stressed that they must organise either child care or entertainment for six weeks.

July: social media roundup

Want to know what happened in social media in July?

Waberer’s IPO

Citigate Dewe Rogerson provided strategic communications advice and implementation for Waberer’s, one of Europe’s leading road freight transport and logistics companies, during its recent IPO.

Play Communications IPO

Citigate Dewe Rogerson provided strategic communications advice and implementation for Play Communications, Poland’s second largest telecoms company, during its recent IPO.

Communicating ESG – The gap in the market

Pressures on companies to behave ethically have gained a powerful momentum in the 21st Century.

When words become meaningless

Brands increasingly use meaningless words to sell products. Don’t believe me? Let’s take a look at something we all read, the humble restaurant menu designed to entice the hungry customer.

June: social media roundup

Want to catch up on June’s social media news? Read our roundup!