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Nelson Bostock is an integrated communications agency for innovative brands.

We drive change through powerful storytelling, content and connections.
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Big brands and challengers trust us to make the difference; whether that’s building reputations, creating moments or shifting perception.

We have access to a full suite of modern marketing services, as well as the in-depth knowledge and scientific expertise of the Human Understanding Lab. Lots of agencies say they understand your audience. We have the hard science to back it up.

As the audience and media environment change, we’re changing too. Authenticity and quality content are becoming ever more important to create trust early in the buying process, and help buyers to complete their mission.

It’s why we’ve joined forces with our sister agency TMW Business bringing together earned, owned and paid, connecting brand storytelling and content all the way through the buying journey to conversion and results.


Our work

Sophos
Sophos: Cybersecurity as a service
Keeping cybersecurity news hot on the heels of ransomwa...
Toshiba
Toshiba: the fan park
Can a smart TV take the place of a football stadium exp...
Canon
Canon Europe Content Hub: hybrid working in action
Successful hybrid working requires a lot of tech –...
ThousandEyes
ThousandEyes: making complex tech easily understood
The making of an expert.  In 2017, we started to w...
Twilio
Twilio: the relationship economy
What does modern customer engagement really look like?&...
GoCardless
GoCardless: getting British SMEs talking about money
How can we make money-mute SMEs talk payment terms? &nb...
Apptio
Apptio: Creating a new category
Create air cover for Apptio and the discipline of Techn...
Toshiba
Toshiba: launching quantum
Preparing for a quantum future…  Our objective w...
Zenzic
Taking ownership of the UK’s self-driving story
Launch the “UK Connected and Automated Roadmap to 203...
Ocado
Putting the spotlight on Ocado as a technology pioneer
Grow the profile of Ocado Technology, and Ocado Group, ...

Our sectors

Obsessive about connectivity, megapixels and battery life, we bring the latest tech to market and get people talking about it.

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Consumer tech

Tech empowers, improves and regenerates businesses – we unlock those stories for the biggest names in software, platforms and infrastructure.

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Enterprise Tech

Connected solutions are transforming our worlds. We work with the companies at the forefront of innovation and change.

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Communications & Cloud

High Growth companies bring change and disruption. We build reputations for some of the world’s most exciting and ambitious technology brands.

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High growth

Driving a smarter, safer and more sustainable future, we work with innovators to create, communicate and lobby around key issues

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Mobility

Fintech is driving global change. Amongst the excitement and clamour for attention, we build profiles that lead, and reputations that last.

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Fintech

Some of the world’s leading tech brands trust us to grow and manage their reputations to support brand, product and sales

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Manufacturing

Our services

Planning

Planning is always the starting point – we work with you to challenge the brief, understand audiences and take out the guesswork. As part of UNLIMITED, our approach is rooted in human understanding. We combine input from neuro-scientists, data scientists and software to draw out behaviour-led insights to inform campaigns that move people.

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Creative

Brilliant insight informs stunning creative. Drawing on our human understanding, our team develops the thinking to build out communications platforms, eye-catching angles or campaign executions that will drive action.

We’ve generated buzz around beige, built new categories and created standout moments at launch. All with business goals at the forefront of any creative.

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Content

Creating content that cuts through requires precision and protagonists. Our content designers use data to inform content strategy, topics and formats to ensure that creative builds a connection. Something people truly want to read, watch or listen to. We put people at the heart.

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Media relations

We’re trusted by journalists, analysts and influencers to deliver pitch-perfect stories, so your message gets heard in all the right places. We understand who influences your audiences and build stories or engagements that will get their attention. From running a busy press office for BT & EE to generating C-Suite profile for high growth brands, our connections grow and protect reputations.

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Social & influencer

We reach and inspire a wider audience by connecting your brand with social communities and influencers. From influencer mapping to social content creation, community management to social advertising, we build campaigns that positively grow your audience and influence online.

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Crisis & reputation management

We manage the reputations of some of the biggest brands around. Combining years of reputation management experience with the latest social listening and analysis tools, we predict, mitigate and avoid crisis scenarios. The team handles everything from day-to-day media enquiries through to breaking global issues. We provide triage and response to protect reputation and drive positive sentiment.

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Analyst relations

Analysts can be the difference between success and failure in a market – particularly for B2B brands. We identify, initiate and grow analyst relationships so that your capabilities are clearly relayed to to potential customers.

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Internal communications

People are the beating heart of any business. The first step in any success or transformation program is positive engagement with employees. This doesn’t just happen organically. We help you to bring the best out of the business through our internal communications audit, strategy and support services to embed culture and sustain purpose.

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Events

From product launches to major trade shows, we’re on hand to help you design memorable events and increase engagement. Our team are trusted by some of the largest technology brands in the world to create standout moments that get people talking.

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International

Now and then, you need some extra reach. We help clients spread the word overseas through our network of intelligent agencies. Supported by a clear framework and ways of working, we can scale the support according to your requirements – working with agencies big and small so that you can work with the best match in market for your brief.

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Latest news

By: Tim Brennan
18.06.2024

It’s official, high-drama-election-fever has begun… For the next two weeks, the general election is going to carry on being the biggest thing in the news. It’s’ already drowned out other big business stories. Did you hear about the AI Summit in South Korea? Huge Ticketmaster hack? No? Anyone? The truth is that most mainstream news,…

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By: NB Team
05.06.2024

All Beige Everywhere  Well-meaning attempts to optimise marketing has created a wave of mediocre content. Marketing materials – from copy to designs and concepts – now often take on a cookie-cutter look and feel. This approach naturally nudges everything towards the middle ground, stripping away most elements of character and creativity.  Throw in the rise…

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By: NB Team
31.05.2024

B2B marketing has often been overshadowed by its B2C counterpart.

We’re directly challenging this perception with our exciting new thought leadership series, Breaking B2B Boundaries.

We will be cutting through the ordinary and exploring new frontiers in business innovation. It’s time to transform industry norms and steer your business toward exciting new horizons.

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By: NB Team
15.05.2024

With the release of the 2024 PR Week league tables, we’re excited to share that we’ve earned a stellar rankings in three critical categories. Each of them underscores our team’s relentless pursuit of excellence in public relations.

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By: NB Team
17.04.2024

As we gear up to host the next chapter in our Humans vs Robots event series, we had the opportunity to sit down with our Group CTO, Tom Wilks, for an insightful discussion on AI trends. Our conversation covered recent advancements and shifts, practical applications, and the ways in which businesses are adapting to its…

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By: NB Team
10.04.2024

We are thrilled to announce that UNLIMITED has been acquired by Accenture. This acquisition marks a significant milestone in our journey, with a new future as part of Accenture Song.  After a period of sustained success, we are today joining the world’s largest tech-powered creative group. Getting to know the Accenture Song team it has…

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By: NB Team
03.04.2024

Welcome back from the Easter break! Before the long weekend, we celebrated this past month’s best work… PR Minds – Matt J “Matt has been so impressive over the past month, really stepping up on his account and wowing the clients. He’s been a machine, taking a reviews programme and running with it, securing new…

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By: Emily Bramwell
08.03.2024

The last year has been an almighty big one for women’s sports. Attendance records have been broken, coverage rights have been snapped up, and viewership figures are soaring faster than Chloe Kelly’s penalty kick that sent England to the World Cup quarter-final. (That was 111km/h to be precise, a speed faster than any single kick…

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By: NB Team
04.03.2024

It’s time to celebrate this month’s standouts, who took Feb by storm with some incredible work to take home the prize. GOAT – Sarah and Vicky Sarah and Vicky make operations look easy. They are often having to herd centipedes to get diaries in order – you could liken it to glueing down ducks’ feet…

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By: Emma Brine
13.02.2024

At the end of 2023, we moved our offices back into the centre of Soho, the undisputed heart of London’s LGBTQ+ scene. As February is LGBTQ+ History Month, our DE&I committee thought it was important to pay homage to the space where we are lucky enough to reside – and, in doing so, we discovered…

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By: Faye Hawkins
31.01.2024

As we move past the so-called GenAI ‘debate’, marketers are now tackling the next big question: how to adopt AI. They’re looking to bring AI into their marketing organisations, into their teams, augmented into their processes, and with an ultimate view to moving into AI-assisted effectiveness.  Agencies are a vital partner for brands on this…

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By: NB Team
26.01.2024

Happy new year! We’ve kicked off 2024 with some amazing work from our B2B team. Congratulations to this month’s award winners! PR Minds – Fiona I wanted to nominate Fiona, for her work leading the charge on our LNER deer story outreach. It deserves a big scream and shout! This story ended up going live…

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By: Olivia Harry
25.01.2024

2023 was a year defined by economic uncertainty, ChatGPT and the iconic Barbenheimer.  That was in no small part due to the efforts of marketers. They jumped on the hype in a way we haven’t seen before – I mean, a real life Barbie Dream House – wow?! But even as marketers look to 2024,…

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By: NB Team
17.01.2024

Lucy Mayo, Board Director, Nelson Bostock Group: I was deeply saddened to learn that Roger Nelson, co-founder of Nelson Bostock Communications died on Christmas Eve 2023. I was lucky to start my PR career at Nelson Bostock, joining the ‘family’ in 1996 with Roger Nelson and Martin Bostock at the helm.  As the fourteenth member,…

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By: NB Team
16.01.2024

2023 was a tough year for businesses and consumers.  Economic headwinds and the geopolitical climate gave rise to a lot of uncertainty, but the evolution of new technologies unlocked creativity and inspired innovation.  As we embark on the next year, trends will move at an unprecedented pace and drive change across the workplace, business, technology…

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