Agency news
Happy New Year from firstlight

Happy New Year, everyone. We’ve nearly survived the first week of 2022 without a tin of Quality Street in sight, so applause all round. Here at firstlight we’re already steaming ahead with lots going on in January and beyond. But…

7th Jan 2022
Agency news
Anna Price becomes firstlight's new MD

It’s been a busy year.   We’ve weathered Covid, won a raft of new clients, rebranded as firstlight group. And made promotions across all levels of the business – including seven just this week.  As we’ve grown, we’ve realised that we need to evolve how we manage the business.  We need to be more…

8th Dec 2021
Communications Sustainability
Can we solve the climate crisis without trust?

COP26 was one of the biggest media moments we’ve witnessed of late. It put world leaders under the microscope with the aim of unlocking the solutions to the greatest threat to humanity’s future – the climate crisis. Our client the…

26th Nov 2021
Are we expecting too much from COP26?

Or can the moment deliver? On Sunday I’ll be heading up to Glasgow for a few days of no doubt non-stop action for COP26. Firstlight are sending a small team up to support our client the Climate Crisis Advisory Group…

5th Nov 2021
Agency news
We've been shortlisted for a CorpComms award

We’re really excited to announce that firstlight has been shortlisted for an upcoming CorpComms award. Our work with Independent SAGE has been shortlisted in the best media relations category. Last year we were tasked with creating a media presence for…

20th Oct 2021
Influencers - the marketing superheroes in the trust economy

Last week I sat down with Alec Harden-Henry from Influence Network to talk about the power of influencers and how they’re key to unlocking trust. This year digital ad spend will equal other advertising spend globally for the first time ever.…

8th Sep 2021
World of work
Let the battle for talent commence

Rewind a couple of years and no-one could have predicted that a global pandemic would fundamentally change where, how and when we work. As the nation emerges from a long period of Zoom calls and furlough, what does getting back to normal…

24th Aug 2021
Agency news
firstlight hires Neil Young to lead its digital practice

We're delighted to announce that we've bolstered our digital offering with the appointment of digital specialist Neil Young, whilst growing our wider team with three additional hires.

10th Aug 2021
Agency news
Why are we wrong about almost everything?

Last month Mr Ipsos MORI himself – the one and only Ben Page – was our latest guest in the virtual Zoom Out hotseat.  Once named one of GQ’s 100 Most Connected Men, Ben is an Ipsos MORI veteran, having…

8th Jul 2021
Agency news
Launching a global advisory group

Last week, firstlight – along with an amazing team of collaborators – launched the Climate Crisis Advisory Group (CCAG) and I was fortunate enough to lead the charge. It’s the type of project that you dream of as a comms professional, and…

2nd Jul 2021
Agency news
Welcoming Ian Dunt, editor at

We recently had the pleasure of welcoming Ian Dunt, editor at, as a guest speaker for our first Zoom Out session of 2021. An avid commentator, follower of current affairs (and prolific swearer), Ian joined us to discuss the communications challenges…

24th May 2021
Agency news
Like the Oscars. But for workplace culture.

Once again, we’re extremely proud to be named as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces 2021 by Great Place to Work. This is our sixth time around in the rankings, where we’re in at number 11 in the small organisation…

29th Apr 2021