Sheffield at a Crossroads

Earlier this week some members of the MK team attended latest venue to join Orchard Square’s line up, Sheffield Plate, to join Sheffield at a Crossroads – an event hosted by the editor of Sheffield Star, Nancy Fielder.   Here, MK Intern Liv gives her insight into the event.   With an impressive panel including […]

Off the Shelf: An evening with Miriam Margolyes

Off the Shelf is one of the largest literary festivals in the UK. An annual affair which brings the biggest names in literature, media and the arts to Sheffield, it’s a fantastic addition to the South Yorkshire events calendar.   Here, MK Consultant Director Caroline gives us the low down on just one of the many shows she […]

London Wide Road Safety Campaign – An NC Group Case Study

Overview: Earlier this year the MK team partnered with a local marketing agency in order to deliver the media relations activity on a London road safety campaign.   Objectives:   Identify and communicate key messages to the right audiences via local media outlets; Help raise awareness about the importance of road safety as the children […]

Festivals in a post-covid landscape

While the more stringent restrictions associated with the pandemic have now dissipated, there is ongoing debate around how we can return to ‘normality’ while mitigating the risks associated with a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases. Here, MK PR Executive Isabella talks of her experience of the festival scene over the summer. Throughout August […]

The NEBRC: an NC Group case study

Overview: The North East Business Resilience Centre (NEBRC) is a non-profit organisation working as part of the UK wide, Business Resilience International Management Network (BRIM). Established in 2019, the organisation brings together a unique partnership between the police, private sector, and academia to help North East businesses fight against cybercrime and online fraud.   In 2020 […]

The Art of Interviewing

Google ‘interviews’ and there is no shortage of advice, videos and adverts about how to manage and prepare for a good interview. But if you’re the interviewee.   Having sat on the other side of the table for pushing twenty years now (with this hat on) I thought it was about time I jot down […]

The Return of Hospitality

For a lot of businesses, Covid had completely put a spanner in the works. In March last year the pandemic plunged the hospitality sector into a long, long hibernation. While all had to close their doors to the public temporarily, sadly some have not re-opened. Now though, things are starting to return to normal, and […]

Favourite Things: Ashlea McConnell, MK MD

Just before the outbreak of Coronavirus and the subsequent Lockdowns, I was invited to contribute to the Sheffield Telegraph’s ‘Favourite Things’ section.   Now, as the world starts to reopen and we are no longer restricted to the confides of our living rooms, I thought it was worth dusting off what made it onto my […]

Case Study – MAC Construction Consultants

Overview: MAC Construction Consultants appointed MK to help raise awareness of the MAC brand amongst key target audiences by identifying and engaging with the most relevant platforms – including social, media and web. The team was instructed to raise awareness of the skills, expertise and experience of the MAC team, as well as its national […]

If you go down to the woods today…

Sheffield’s fabulous sculpture trail is back. And this year it’s all about the bears!   Following the success of the elephant trail in 2016 The Children’s Hospital Charity has taken to the streets of Sheffield once again this summer.   Bringing together businesses, communities, artists and schools, this creative and visionary public arts exhibition is […]