Case Studies

We are results orientated and our successful track record speaks for itself.

  • Helped the CREATE Rail Partnership bring the HS2 Rail College to Doncaster. Business Secretary, Vince Cable MP, praised "strong lobbying by the council" as a key factor in helping Doncaster to secure the Rail College.
  • Worked with a trade association to help them secure an exemption from the Climate Change Levy for electricity produced from methane from coal mines.
  • Assisted a court user body to successfully argue for several contentious parts of a judicial reform Bill threatening judicial independence to be withdrawn by the Government.
  • Worked with an organisation for over ten years, helping them to become the leading voice for private sector landlords to Government.
  • Assisted a social housing organisation with seeking better protection for the rights of tenants from the Localism Bill resulting in DCLG issuing strengthened guidance for local authorities incorporating most of the organisation's suggestions.
  • A charity's campaign to keep open a hospital Unit secured widespread backing from MPs, Peers and local authorities. The Secretary of State quashed the decision to close the Unit.
  • After waiting for over 40 years for statutory regulation, a professional group gained this through a Private Member's Bill after a sustained and well planned public affairs campaign.
  • Helped to achieve an amendment to the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Bill ensuring adequate resources for dealing with stray dogs.
  • A campaign helped to secure a public inquiry for a major planning application, backed by 27 local MPs, in the teeth of opposition from the local authority.
  • A major charity gained a substantial increase in grant by means of a widespread public affairs campaign, acknowledged by the Cabinet Minister concerned as particularly effective.
  • Helped a power company with its communications strategy for a controversial application to burn petcoke; the application met with minimal local opposition.
  • After a three-year public affairs campaign, a medical charity achieved the placing of a product on NHS prescription.