Hill & Knowlton wins corporate mandate with Be the Business

by | Dec 14, 2023

DECEMBER 2023, LONDONHill & Knowlton, the global strategic communications leader for transformation, has won a new mandate with Be the Business, an independent charity which inspires greater productivity through business change. 

The mandate has been won following a competitive pitch process and Hill & Knowlton will provide media relations expertise and stakeholder engagement as well as building the brand’s corporate reputation and trust among key audiences.

Anthony Impey, CEO at Be the Business, commented: “Hill & Knowlton’s reputation for excellence and their track record for driving change align perfectly with our mission to boost small business productivity in the UK. We believe our partnership will enable us to amplify our message, engage a greater number of business leaders, and inspire them to become more productive.”

The work will be led by Verity Dephoff, Managing Director, Corporate Affairs & Advisory at Hill & Knowlton London. 

Verity commented: “Small businesses have a critical role to play in transforming the UK economy, not only through the products and services they provide but for the communities they nurture, the jobs they create and the invaluable contribution they make. We are very excited to be working with Be the Business on their mission to inspire greater productivity and help drive change.”

The win is the latest news in the agency’s corporate growth story, following a new global mandate with Versuni and the appointment of Tara Singh as MD of public affairs.

Be The Business

Be The Business

About Hill & Knowlton   

Hill & Knowlton is the global strategic communications leader for transformation. A trusted partner for sustainable value creation and protection, we help brands, businesses and leaders build reputation, manage risk, and create breakthrough opportunities for growth. Founded in 1927, today’s Hill & Knowlton operates 70 offices in over 30 countries, providing advisory, public relations and creative solutions to local and global clients. Our global team offers integrated strategic services, grounded in deep sector expertise, and enabled by creativity and intelligence. Headquartered in New York, Hill & Knowlton is part of WPP, the world’s largest marketing and communications services company.   

For more information, visit hillandknowlton.com, and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

About Be the Business

Be the Business is an independent charity that inspires greater productivity, by connecting leadership teams to the relevant expertise needed to answer today’s challenges. By combining peer-to-peer experience, the employee expertise found within our pioneering partners, independent business experts and our research and insights, we inspire leadership teams to create and deliver positive business change. Collectively we’re transforming the UK’s productivity, raising the value of businesses in our communities, safeguarding jobs and improving standards of living. Join us at bethebusiness.com.

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