Scottish PR Agency Enjoys Success at UK Awards Ceremony


SCOTTISH PR AGENCY scoops multiple gold and silver awards at top UK PR award ceremony.


Holyrood Partnership bagged five awards at the PR industry’s version of the Oscars in Edinburgh last night.


The Edinburgh based PR company was nominated seven times in the Pride Scotland Awards.


The team of ten scooped a total of three gold and two silver accolades at the ceremony in Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms, organised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).

2014 CIPR awards

Scott Douglas, co-founder of Holyrood Partnership, said: “This was a great result for our team and a recognition of all the hard work they put in delivering excellent results on behalf of our varied clients.


“It is also a fantastic endorsement of what we believe – that well told stories should be at the heart of every business. When those positive stories are well told to the right audience, it not only boosts the bottom line, it helps make better places to work.


“The team are relentless in their pursuit of the story, which in turn has the most impact for our clients.


“We’ve achieved some phenomenal results for our clients over the last year so we’re delighted that this has been recognised by the CIPR.”


Holyrood Partnership won gold for ‘Best Low Budget Category’ for its work with Indian Restaurant chain Kushi’s.


The second gold was for ‘Best Community Relations Campaign’ for its work with property and renewable energy firm The Banks Group.


The final gold was for ‘Best Sporting Campaign’ for its work on the European Championships event for American giant US Kids Golf.

2014 CIPR awards

The hat-trick of Gold awards were reinforced by silver awards for ‘Best Use of Media Relations’, for its client The Scottish Business Resilience Centre.


The company took home a second silver for ‘Best Corporate and Business Communication Campaign’ of the year for its work with Sodexo Prestige.


Scott added: “We get a lot of great feedback from our clients, which reinforces our strategy, but also continues to shape what we do.


“I’d like to thank all our clients for their continued support and the team at Holyrood for working so hard to deliver these award winning results.”