Clients & Partners

The AA plc

Time frame: Present

Annual Reporting for the UK's most trusted brand. AA plc is the leading motoring organisation in the UK. After 110 years of success, it floated on the London Stock Exchange.

Adnams

Time frame: Present

Annual Report for an award-winning regional brewer, shop owner and hotelier.

Advertising Standards Authority

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Friend is producing the Annual Report for the ASA, the independent regulator of the UK's advertising industry.

Aggreko International

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We worked closely with Aggreko on their Annual Report and Accounts to ensure that readers understand that business as usual is no longer an option.

Airtel Africa

Time frame: Present

Annual Report and Accounts, listed in London and Nigeria.

Arcus Infrastructure Partners LLP

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We are working on narrative development, PowerPoint and other collateral for this leading independent fund manager.

Apax Partners

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Our team has advised and developed communications for global private equity firm Apax Partners. Apax is one of the world's leading PE firms, operating businesses all around the world and employing over 300,000 people. Our work has included brand development, corporate web strategy and creative development, annual and CR reporting, thought leadership, marketing comms and investor relations.

Avast

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Cybersecurity business Avast offers remarkably concise and engaging reporting.

AVCA

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Currently producing marketing communications for the African Venture Capital Association.

Bupa

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Corporate communications - including annual reporting - for a Bupa, a leading international healthcare group.

BVCA

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We created the "Innovation Nation" campaign which helped to promote the UK as the number one European destination for entrepreneurs. Our work for BVCA includes: - initial concept development, - creation of logo and visual style, - narrative development and copywriting, - development and delivery of launch brochure, - website development and build, - creation of banners for launch event. This work went on to receive three accolades at the Hermes Creative Awards, for Brochure Design (platinum), Comms/Marketing Campaign (honourable mention) and Website Design (gold).

CDC - The Africa List

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Creating the brand for The Africa List, establishing it as a powerful network for the next generation of CEOs.

Chance to Shine

Time frame: Present

We are working with national charity Chance to Shine to develop their brand for the launch of their new primary schools programme.

CVC Capital Partners Ltd

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New website development for CVC Credit Partners European Opportunities Limited.

Eurocommercial Properties N.V.

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Working with Eurocommercial, one of Europe's most experienced property investors. Our team is working on annual reporting, display and exhibition materials, presentations and promotional brochures.

Experian

Time frame: Present

Annual Report and Accounts, we've helped them tell their story through clear, insightful reporting.

Galliford Try plc

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Delivering annual reporting services for Galliford Try plc. Galliford Try is one of the UK's leading construction companies and is listed on the FTSE 250.

Generation Investment Management LLP

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Our team is developing a new website for Generation Investment Management, as well as working on the website for The Generation Foundation.

GlaxoSmithKline plc

Time frame: Present

Friend is proud to be producing the Annual Report for this leading pharmaceutical company listed on the FTSE 100.

Hyve Group

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Annual Report and Accounts. Stakeholders were eager to hear about what's next, and this report delivers.

Invest Europe

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Invest Europe is Europe's leading private equity association. Our work for Invest Europe includes new name and brand development, including name generation, stakeholder research, identity, brand, website, handbook and collateral.

Lloyds Banking Group plc

Time frame: Present

We are producing the annual and sustainability reports for this FTSE 100 financial services provider.

Marks & Spencer Group plc

Time frame: Present

M&S is one of the UK's best-known retailers. It has consistently delivered Annual and Sustainability Reports that are considered to be examples of best practice reporting. We created a reporting suite that reflected changes in brand identity and the IIRC's principles on integrated reporting. Our work with M&S has gone on to receive recognition from numerous awarding bodies, including the ICSA Awards, PWC's Building Public Trust Awards, the Strategic Report Accolades, and, for Sustainability Reporting, the Corporate Register Reporting Awards and the edie Sustainability Leaders Awards.

Naked Wines

Time frame: Present

We helped the company explain why they were prioritising long-term growth over short-term profits, in their Annual Report and Accounts.

Nestle

Time frame: Present

Investor Engagement, responsible sourcing.

Pantheon International Plc

Time frame: Present

Annual Report and Accounts

Pearson plc

Time frame: Present

Corporate communications for global education and publishing business. Leading the creative direction with Pearson plc's communication team since 2002. Our team's work with Pearson has included brand development, annual reporting, multiple websites and new platforms, internal comms, investor relations, marketing and over 30 films and animations. Our work with Pearson was highly commended at PWC's Building Public Trust Awards in the Executive Remuneration reporting (FTSE 100) category.

Permira Advisers LLP

Time frame: Present

We helped Permira stand out and improve its investment hit-rate by developing a clear, compelling corporate story designed, built and delivered in a flexible and striking presentation format. Our work with Permira includes: - narrative development of core Permira story, - creation of slide library, - creation of new PowerPoint template, - speech writing, - creative slide development.

Philip Morris International

Time frame: Present

Sustainability Reporting and related publishing materials

Rentokil Initial

Time frame: Present

Annual Report and Accounts, we helped them communicate how innovation is central to their success.

Rio Tinto plc

Time frame: Present

Marketing, brand and tone of voice

RSA Insurance Group plc

Time frame: Present

Annual Reporting suite, and CSR Reporting

Shell

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The international energy company's reporting suite has undergone a significant visual upgrade, and works harder to explain Shell's role in a cleaner, lower-carbon world.

Standard Chartered Bank

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We are working with FTSE 100 constituent Standard Chartered to produce their annual report.

Ultra Electronics

Time frame: Present

Annual Reporting, website and brand development.

Vesuvius plc

Time frame: Present

Delivering Annual Reports for Vesuvius, a global leader in molten metal flow engineering. We created an Annual Report that clarified Vesuvius's value-add story, illustrating complex processes, confronting preconceptions and embedding the brand throughout.