• Euros 2016: a digital debrief

    BIG Partnership Senior Digital Marketing Executive, Rochelle Adie, analyses how the digital landscape was used throughout the Euro 2016 tournament and which brands made a big impact without seeking major sponsorship deals. The harsh reality about the Euros is that many countries will not remember it fondly, other than the winners Portugal, and perhaps underdogs […]

  • Taylor-made censorship – Does Instagram’s new tool jeopardise freedom of speech?

    BIG Partnership senior social media manager, Lucia Fella, discusses the latest move by Instagram allowing Taylor Swift to hide negative comments and what this might mean for conversation on social media. Unlike many around the globe, I have never watched an episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians. However, I still find myself knowing an […]

  • BIG signs up to the Scottish Business Pledge

    Today BIG Partnership announced that it has signed the Scottish Business Pledge, the Scottish Government’s new voluntary code for companies. The Pledge asks companies to commit to the best of modern business practices and is designed to boost productivity, recognise fairness and increase diversity. Made up of nine components, the Pledge means companies must pay […]

  • Gotta catch em’ all: how small businesses can capitalise on Pokémon Go

    BIG Partnership Senior Account Executive, Jen Degnan, discusses how the game that has taken the world by storm could mean big benefits for small businesses. “I wanna be the very best, like no one ever was”… whether you’ve been reciting this privately in your head or singing it fearlessly in public, you have probably caught […]

  • Award-winning Anstruther Fish Bar gets BIG website makeover

    Foodies and fans of the multi award-winning and globally-renowned Anstruther Fish Bar and Restaurant can now enjoy a visual treat in the shape of its new website, after hiring BIG Partnership to completely transform it. The home of ‘probably’ the best fish and chips in the UK, and a favourite destination for good food and […]

  • BIG wins £350,000 of new business despite downturn in Aberdeen

    BIG Partnership’s Aberdeen office has secured new client wins worth over £350,000 in a strong first half to the year, despite challenges in the regional economy. The office has also secured its first contract with a company in the Middle East. BIG Partnership will be delivering four weeks of intensive PR and communications training to […]

  • BIG is buzzin’ with Manchester office launch

    BIG Partnership has made further in-roads in the North West with the launch of a new Manchester office and the appointment of a head of operations. The move follows a string of client wins worth in excess of £250k in the last year, some of which include Transport for London, dairy technology firm, Fabdec and […]

  • Powerboat P1 chooses BIG to steer public relations

    International marine sports promoter, Powerboat P1, has chosen BIG Partnership to support marketing promotion for its Scottish Grand Prix of the Sea event this year. P1’s national race series – P1 AquaX (jet-skis) and P1 SuperStock (powerboats) have experienced meteoric growth in both the USA and UK in recent years and the company has enlisted […]

  • Kids give new rugby skills a try at St. Enoch Centre

    After a gruelling match against Italian outfit Zebre on Friday night, Glasgow Warriors spent Bank Holiday Monday at St. Enoch Centre demonstrating their rugby skills to local kids and encouraging more of them to get involved in the sport. The Come and Try session, organised by BIG Partnership, was the third of its kind to […]

  • Glasgow rugby players kilt up for Hearts and Balls

    Ahead of the Royal Bank of Scotland Kiltwalk on Sunday, BIG Partnership brought the Glasgow rugby community together to encourage fans to don their tartan. It was all to support Hearts & Balls, a rugby charity which supports players who suffer life changing injuries. Glasgow Warriors hooker Fraser Brown and back-row James Eddie joined GHK […]

  • BIG to power Glasgow Science Centre’s public relations

    Glasgow Science Centre, one of the UK’s foremost scientific institutions and visitor attractions, has chosen BIG Partnership to assist its communications efforts for the coming year. This follows a period of successful project work during 2015, including the re-launch of the Planetarium and the opening of the energy focused Powering the Future exhibition. BIG will […]

  • Empty shop is full of opportunity for Glasgow charity

    In aid of this year’s #passitonweek, BIG Partnership helped Glasgow’s top shopping destination, the St. Enoch Centre, boost awareness of its Empty Shop – an initiative led by Zero Waste Scotland. Received with great success, the shop took in almost 1,000 items of donated clothing – equivalent to 142 per day. All of the garments […]

  • BIG shines light on subsea company

    We may be the largest PR and digital marketing agency in the UK outside of London, but this year’s Subsea Expo in Aberdeen demonstrated that we can help clients reach far beyond Blighty’s shores. Photosynergy Ltd (PSL), a spin out of the University of St Andrews, wanted to raise its profile and awareness of its […]

  • How we helped charity client say ‘neigh’ to cancer

    Ahead of next month’s Grand National event, Aintree racecourse was inundated with hundreds of equine racers – but these fine steeple jumpers were of the two-legged, rather than four-legged, variety. BIG Partnership worked with client North West Cancer Research to launch the charity’s flagship fundraiser ‘Canter for Cancer’, which took place on Sunday 6 March. […]

  • How not to get a job at BIG Partnership

    Desperate never to feel the fabric of BIG Partnership’s carpet under your feet? Account director Bryan Garvie shows you how. I’ve just read 70 CVs. Count ’em – 70. I’ll be honest, I’ve had better days, but in the few moments of respite was when someone took the time and thought to write something in […]

  • Pandering to the media: what we can learn from Britain’s panda watch

    BIG Partnership senior account manager Charlene Sweeney on the lessons that can be learned from the most anticipated birth since Prince George. After a nail-biting few months, the panda pregnancy that might never have been has officially become the panda pregnancy that is no longer. Tian Tian, Edinburgh Zoo’s female giant panda, it has been […]

  • Harvey Specter, reputation protector: communication tips from TV’s most arrogant lawyer

    He calls himself ‘the best closer in Manhattan’ and does whatever it takes to win. But what does TV lawyer Harvey Specter know about getting the right message to your audience? Harvey Specter is the charismatic and – I don’t mind saying – strikingly handsome lawyer from TV’s Suits. He’s a winner. He has the […]

  • Corporate social responsibility: a must-have, not a nice-to-have

    Senior account executive Anna Duthie presents the business case for corporate social responsibility. In the age of social media, building a positive reputation for corporate social responsibility (CSR) means ‘walking the talk’, rather than paying lip service. If you’re like me, you pay more attention to the actions of companies than ever before, thanks to […]

  • What a picture – tips for creative PR photography

    Account Director Shona Hendry shares some tips for getting creative with PR photography. What do mirrors, face paints, children, inflatable globes and flexible students have in common? There will always be a place for traditional photography, particularly for corporate and business PR, but if there’s the scope to be creative, a brilliant photo can speak […]

  • The importance of being accurate

    BIG Partnership Account Manager and in-house pedant Jane Hamilton shares her opinions on why accuracy and consistency still matter. Language is evolving; there’s no question of that. New words are regularly added to the Oxford English Dictionary and all manner of colloquialisms continue to creep into common usage. But when it comes to workplace communications—both […]