We are pleased to announce that on Monday 21 June 2010 we moved office, down the road to Little Braxted Hall. Located just five minutes from the A12 in the beautiful surroundings of Little Braxted, we couldn’t wish for a better location.
Although we will miss Braxted Park, we are all very happy in our new home and enjoying life on the farm.
Here is our new address and phone number for your records:
Little Braxted Hall
t. 01376 460060
For a map view, you can click HERE
We are looking forward to welcoming you all to our new home and the door is always open for anyone who’d like to drop by for a cup of tea.
See you soon!
We are delighted to welcome a new member to the Voice team! Michael Bilonick, AKA Billy, joined the team at the beginning of May and has taken on the role of Account Director.
We are delighted to announce that we are now working with The Hairy Arsed Builder, Dave Lee, as he launches his first DIY guide to stress management. We’re busy drawing up plans and digging the foundations for the launch to ensure that all the materials are in place for a successful PR campaign.
We are delighted to announce that our client, high street fashion retailer Blue Inc, has been included in The Sunday Times Profit Track 100.
We are delighted to announce that our client, The Wilderness Foundation UK has recently appointed Lord Petre as a patron for the organisation. Lord Petre, who is Lord Lieutenant of Essex, joins other high profile patrons of the Foundation which include The Duke of Wellington, who is the Patron-in-Chief, and Sir Humphrey Wakefield Bt.
Our client, Braintree based community housing association Greenfields, has been named as one of the best companies to work for in the not-for-profit sector by The Sunday Times.
We are pleased to announce we are now working with online, luxury beachwear boutique, Lilylola. Since launching in 2010, Lilylola has become the online destination for beautiful, designer beach and swimwear.
On Saturday 2 February, the Voicettes jetted off to Rome with our friends at Climbing Trees for a weekend of sightseeing, delicious food and great fun.
The Wilderness Foundation United Kingdom, an organisation that has been connecting people with nature for over 30 years in the UK, is now working with us to develop their brand and PR strategy. The Wilderness Foundation helps young children work with and learn about nature and the environment, whilst improving their life opportunities, and we are very much looking forward to working with them.
We are delighted to announce that we have recently been working with The Anderson Group, one of the strongest construction and associated services businesses in Essex. The firm, based in Chelmsford, recently celebrated their 25 anniversary and, to commemorate the occasion, a specially commissioned piece of artwork was unveiled on Friday 16 November.
Voice is delighted to announce that we are working with new bar, Vetro, based in Billericay. Officially opened on Saturday 17 November following a series of VIP launch events, Vetro promises to be a hub of sophistication and Voice has been working with Vetro to ensure that the launch attracts media attention in all the right places.
The search for The ONE 2012 is nearly at an end and we are delighted to announce this year's finalists. We had a record number of entries this year, all hoping to win the prize of over £40,000 of business support and advice.
We are delighted to announce that Voice has been nominated for the PRCA’s Small Consultancy of the Year award 2012. This prestigious award is the equivalent of the Oscars in the PR Industry (and equally as glamorous!) and recognises the hard work, success and commitment that Voice has achieved over the past year.
Voice is very excited to announce that we have started the search for THE ONE 2012. The brainchild of our Managing Director Nichola Cain, THE ONE competition is looking for the best entrepreneurial talent in East Anglia.
We are pleased to announce that we are now working with children’s healthy frozen ready-meal company, No Added Salt, who will be launching in Tesco stores at the beginning of October.
We are delighted to announce that we have a new addition to the Voice team, Donata Rio, who will be joining us this month and taking on the role of Account Director.
Winners of THE ONE competition, Calvors, are celebrating again after their pub, The Rampant Horse in Needham Market, was named as the ‘Best Turnaround Pub 2012’ in East Anglia in The Great British Pub Awards.
We are please to announce that we are now working with Papabubble, a bespoke, artisan candy-makers who are launching their first UK store in Harrods this month.
Voice is pleased to announce that we will be working with Essex based electrical retailer Tower Radio, as they help a young cancer sufferer, Emma Brunton, enjoy an all expenses paid, dream holiday to Barbados.
The IoD Essex branch enjoyed resounding success at the first PRIDE P workshop, held on 20 June at the Colchester Barracks. The workshop was the first of its kind in the area and enabled local companies to discover the full potential of employing ex-servicemen and women.
We are pleased to announce that we are now working with Bexley based aesthetic medicine clinic, Persona Cosmetic Medicine.
On Saturday 2 June, Voice MD Nichola Cain together with John Hill and the Tollsfest Committee put on a special Tollsfest Jubilee celebration for the whole village of Tollesbury.
With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee upon us it seems like everyone across the country is celebrating in one form or another, including our clients!
The IoD in Essex is proud to announce the launch of the PRIDE P programme for injured soldiers and is urging companies in Essex to get involved with the scheme.
We are pleased to announce that our client Unizone has unveiled their new company brand identity and website.
We are pleased to announce that we are now working with Custard Campers, a Volkswagen campervan hire company based in Essex.
On Tuesday 24 April our client Impamark is holding a Promotional Showcase offering you a unique opportunity to see a wide range of traditional and innovative promotional merchandise products.
We are delighted to announce that the Voice team is growing and our latest recruit Jessica Burrows started with us this week.
The team here loves nothing more than a good work out – whether it’s an early morning run, lunchtime aerobics class or sunny evening walk with Alfie the puppy.
We are pleased to announce that we are now working with national fashion retailer Blue Inc.
We are pleased to announce that Nichola Cain will be sitting on the judging panel for the newly launched competition for entrepreneurial talent; Business for Growth.
MACK is celebrating after being invited to join the L’Oreal Professionnel Portfolio – an exclusive group of top British hairdressers, which fewer than 60 salons in the entire country are a member of.
The UK has got a lot to celebrate in 2012, with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee taking place in June and the London Olympic Games in July.
That’s why it is the perfect time to announce that we are now working with The Cotton Bunting Company, who are experts in providing a whole host of bunting designs for every occasion.
DC Electronics is celebrating after being awarded the Export Achievement Award at the coveted Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) Awards, which took place on Thursday evening at the Autosport International Show at the NEC in Birmingham.
We are pleased to announce that we are now working with Viva Live Music.
At Voice, we are all keen on living a healthy lifestyle. With that in mind, we are pleased to announce that we are now working with London based Saz Foods.
Following another successful search for the cream of the entrepreneurial crop in East Anglia, Voice is pleased to announce that Alec Williamson of Coddenham based Calvors has been crowned winner of THE ONE competition 2011.
Voice Communications is proud to announce that we are now working with The Loft – a vintage style tearoom in Nichola’s home village of Tollesbury.
Voice Communications is pleased to announce that our client Amara has won the Best Online Customer Service Award at the European Call Centre and Customer Service Awards 2011. Amara beat tough competition at the ceremony which saw Britain’s Got Talent act Twist and Pulse and comedian Stuart Francis entertain the guests.
We are pleased to announce that we are now working with Chelmsford based Conceptia Limited.
On Sunday 3 October, our Senior Account Director Lindsey took part in her first sprint triathlon with our client Edward Halls and John from the Rose & Crown pub in Great Horkesley.
Following a competitive pitch, Voice has won the brief to guide Unizone through a brand refresh exercise. We will work closely with local design consultants – Phelan Barker – to manage the project, as well as provide content generation services for the website and all communication materials.
Voice is pleased to announce that they have kicked off their search for THE ONE 2011, as the competition launches today.
Voice Communications is pleased to announce that it is now working with Brentwood based, leading healthcare recruitment company ProMedical.
Following the success of THE ONE 2010, Voice is pleased to announce that we are working with some of the most successful companies in the region to give one lucky start up business or entrepreneur the opportunity to win £50,000 worth of support in 2012.
We are pleased to announce that we are now working with the very community orientated Greenfields Community Housing.
New social networking site 'Google+' has reached 10 million users, making it one of the fastest growing networks ever.
We may be in the midst of a mini-heatwave but the ever-athletic Voicettes took on the Race for Business in Chelmsford in June.
We are pleased to announce that we are now working with the fastest growing records management company in the UK and Ireland; Wincanton Records Management (WRM).
Paul Finch, Chairman of the IoD Essex branch has picked up the thread of “Is Education in Essex failing business?” as the subject for a keynote event and the highlight of this year’s activities.
Voice is pleased to announce that we will now be working with Archipod; one of the UK’s leading garden architecture companies producing uniquely eco-friendly buildings.
Social networking site Twitter.com is celebrating its 5th birthday this week, with new statistics revealing that the site is processing approximately one billion tweets per week and 140 million per day.
At Voice, we are ambitious and passionate when it comes to our careers. That’s why we are pleased to announce that we are now working with The Careers Group, University of London.
The CIPR has launched a best practice guide for PROs using statistics in comms, supported by The Market Research Society (MRS) and the Royal Statistical Society
Rumours are rife that Facebook has hit the 600 million milestone, which comes just six months after the social networking site hit the half a billion mark. If these stories are to be believed, it means 10% of the world’s population now have a presence on Facebook.
Working in PR, we know how important it is to have our finger on the fashion pulse. That’s why we’re excited to announce that we are now working with clothing brand Tier One Clothing.
A shopping experience offering the very best in local, quality produce and a café sounds like the ideal destination for the Voicettes. With this in mind, we are delighted to announce that we are now working with Greenstead Farmshop in Halstead Essex.
Voice is pleased to announce that we are now working with exterior and interior plant stylists Lavender and Stone.
The power of social media was reinforced once again this week. Just hours after the England cricket team had regained the Ashes by sealing a 3-1 series win over Australia in convincing fashion, the governing body behind the game in England revealed that the squad’s Facebook following had almost tripled during the course of the tournament.
With so much snow falling across the country this week, it really is starting to feel like Christmas.
Voice is pleased to announce that we are now working with Healthcare Partners; the largest, completely independent, health insurance specialist in the East of England.
Following a search for the cream of the entrepreneurial crop in the East Anglian region, Voice is pleased to announce that Edward Halls of the Rose and Crown in Great Horkesley has been crowned as THE ONE 2010.
It’s a sign of the times when even the Queen joins Facebook. And it’s also proof of how powerful digital media is becoming.
Now that half term has finished and the kids are back to school, teachers and students alike are gearing up for the next holiday – Christmas. With this in mind, Voice is pleased to announce that we are now working with Multibandz - part of the same family of products as our existing client Mediband.
With Christmas approaching, more and more companies will be looking for the perfect corporate gift or promotional product. Branded promotional merchandise creates goodwill and there is an ever-increasing range of products available.
Voice is delighted to announce that we are now working with DOT-DROPS - the Paris based company that specialises in customisable suitcases.
Voice is pleased to announce that we are now working with five of the most successful businesses in the region to give one lucky start up business or entrepreneur the opportunity to win £50,000 worth of business support.
Voice is pleased to announce that our client, Mediband, has been selected as a finalist in the Australian Institute of Export Premier’s NSW Export Awards for their region.
Voice is pleased to announce that Lindsey is now working as part of the Public Relations Consultants Association’s (PRCA) Food and Drink Committee.
It has been announced that Britain is no longer home to any of the world’s top 30 brands. A study by Interbrand - The Best Global Brands index - was published last night and revealed that many of Britain’s once top international brands have dropped considerably in the top 100 rankings.
Voice is pleased to announce we are now working in partnership with the Douglas Grove Surgery in Witham. We will be working to gain coverage for its launch, as well as promote the surgery as a leading provider of health services for local people.
Two first team Colchester United players were put through their paces at a session held by Voice client, Liberté Fitness on Tuesday 17 August 2010.
The Voice team also joined Lloyd James and Ashley Vincent for the session in Castle Park, Colchester, which involved jogging, circuits and core muscle work with a qualified personal trainer.
On Saturday 7 August, Voice hosted Tollsfest 2010; the ultimate charity party in aid of Cancer Research UK. With the help of a committed team of volunteers, Voice has organised the hugely successful event for the last two years.
Voice is pleased to announce that we are now working in partnership with award-winning Essex-based skills coach, Angela Kimberley; Managing Director of Angela Kimberley Ltd.
On Sunday 25 July, the Voice team took part in the 2010 Breakthrough London to Cambridge Bike Ride. A total of 4,500 cyclists took part in the 60 mile ride that started at Lee Valley Leisure Centre in North London.
We are pleased to announce that we are now working with Tamdown Group, an award-winning civil engineering and construction business based in Braintree, Essex
As we settle in to our new home on the farm, we can’t help but consider ourselves somewhat countryside savvy. It is with this in mind that we are delighted to announce we are now working with Grassform Plant Hire. Based in Ingatestone, Essex, Grassform supplies quality amenity machinery hire, sports turf construction, grass reinforcement and ground protection boards.
Voice is pleased to announce that we are now working with Matthews the Printers Ltd - one of the UK’s leading print companies. The family-run business, which is based in Chingford, London, has been established for 26 years and offers unrivalled customer service combined with exceptional print quality.
Voice is proud to announce that we are now working with Theatre Resource – the dynamic and innovative professional arts organisation, specialising in disability arts and social inclusion.
Voice is pleased to announce that we will now be working with Liberté Fitness. Launched in East Anglia this week, Liberté Fitness offers an alternative to the gym in the form of outdoor group training in parks, gardens and on some of the most beautiful beaches in the country.
Voice Communications has become one of a growing number of female owned businesses to gain accreditation from WEConnect Europe, a pioneering enterprise initiative designed to connect women in business to large multinational private and public organisations.
Voice is pleased to announce that Managing Director Nichola Cain is now a committee member of the Essex Branch of the Institute of Directors (IoD).
Voice is pleased to announce that we will be working with Genuine Cakes, a company which bakes and decorates beautiful (and delicious!) made to order cakes. Their range of cakes includes a unique fruitcake without the bits called the spice cake, wedding cakes, cakes for special diets (including gluten free, dairy free, vegan and diabetic), corporate gifts and cakes for all other occasions.
Voice Communications has been awarded the Public Relations Consultants Association’s (PRCA) Consultancy Management Standard – the gold standard of service for the PR industry.
We are pleased to announce the launch of our full service Digital PR and Social Media department.
Voice is pleased to announce that we are now working with leading medical ID device producer Mediband. Based in Sydney, Australia, Mediband has recently launched a UK website and has begun its penetration of the UK market.
Voice is pleased to announce that we are now a member of the PRCA (Public Relations Consultants Association). Founded in 1969, the PRCA is the industry’s leading professional body and promotes all aspects of public relations consultancy.
Femmecup – a re-usable menstrual cup for women - is supporting National Tampon Alert Week by giving away a hand-stitched ‘knickers’ shaped storage bag with every Femmecup purchased during the week.
Voice is pleased to announce that we are now working with leading independent project management consultancy Anser. Anser specialises in project management and its related disciplines and combines pragmatic advice with creative flair to ensure the projects it works on are delivered on time and on budget.
Epping Forest Burial Park has had been named Customer Service Team of the Year in the prestigious National Customer Service Awards 2009. The company received this impressive accolade on Wednesday 9 December when the awards ceremony was held at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
Public Relations is only one string on the marketing bow, so we are always delighted to meet like-minded creative agencies who can assist us in making our clients famous.
Authentic, completely bespoke and made from the finest fabrics – everything that a beautiful Victorian corset should be and it is all brought to you by Anita Jane Victorian Corsets.
Two local businesses – Hatfields of Colchester and Benefit 2 Business – have joined forces to offer furniture retailers nationwide the opportunity to significantly reduce their overheads. Following two years of research and trial, ‘Rio Retail’ is a specialist software package designed to assist furniture retailers with the automation of their traditional retail processes.
Ever wondered what it would be like to be taught to cook by some of Britain’s finest chefs? Thanks to The Cookery School at Braxted Park, you now can.
Voice has great pleasure of announcing that they are now working with Woodland Burial Parks. The Woodland Burial Parks truly are cemeteries for our time – unique and stunningly beautiful places where burials and ash interments take place within a mature woodland landscape, and every need of the bereaved is anticipated and provided for.
When the shorts, sunglasses and flip flops of summertime are replaced by coats, hats and scarves, you can be sure that coughs, colds and the dreaded flu will rear their irritating heads once more. And, when they do, what better way to get back onto the road to recovery than curling up with a delicious, soothing hot honey & lemon drink.
Voice is pleased to announce that they are now working with Accio Events and Accio Structures, which together form Accio Group, the UK’s premier supplier of temporary structure solutions to the commercial and private event market place.
Voice Communications is very proud to announce that we are now working with Syed Ahmed – a former contestant of ‘The Apprentice’ who has since established himself as a successful and diverse entrepreneur.
A modular, future proof eco-friendly home that uses the latest technology and construction techniques was launched on Wednesday 29 April by Viridis Homes.
The UK sanitary protection market is currently worth in excess of £370 million and is made up of a range of feminine hygiene products, including tampons, towels and pantyliners. Tampons account for around £135 million of business in the UK each year and accounts for approximately 37% of the sanitary market, whilst towels and pantyliners account for around 46% and 17% respectively.
Femmecup is a soft, reusable menstrual cup worn internally just like a tampon, except it collects menstrual flow instead of absorbing it. It forms a gentle seal with your vaginal walls and any flow is contained in the cup. Femmecup has endless benefits, it is more eco-friendly, healthy, cost effective and convenient than tampons or pads. Femmecup contains no harmful chemicals, bleaches, fibres or perfumes and does not cause dryness.
The Media Prominence Study, conducted by Text 100 research arm Context Analytics, found that in industries that involve more research before purchases are made, such as computing, PR can account for nearly half of brand value.
Braxted Park is proud to announce that they are holding a fundraising event, inviting the public to an enjoyable coffee morning, in aid of raising money for Farleigh Hospice. The coffee morning will be held at the elegant Georgian mansion set within 500 acres of beautiful parkland and lakes in the heart of the Essex countryside. The event will take place in the beautifully restored open gardens of Braxted Park, on Sunday 29 March from 11am till 2pm.
Voice launched Ultimate Boot Camp – a revolutionary health and fitness phenomenon set to take the world of boot camps by storm – this month.
Women in Film and Television (WFTV) revealed the winners of its 18th annual awards on Friday 5 December at a celebrity-endorsed ceremony at the Hilton, Park Lane. The awards celebrate the achievements of women in the film, TV and digital media industries.
Here at Voice we are known for our love of food so we were delighted when Opies – one of the oldest family-owned food producers in the UK - decided to work with us.
The Lion Inn – on Main Road, Boreham – officially launched on Friday by welcoming the local business community to a dramatically transformed venue to celebrate the birth of the ‘bistropub’. The new eatery and hotel has been renovated and refurbished throughout to create a stylish, yet relaxed, atmosphere.
Voice Communications has been appointed by Harlow Council to promote its Gateway Project.
We brought the roof down at The London Hilton, Park Lane on Tuesday 15 September after being announced as winners of the ‘Outstanding Small Consultancy’ category at the prestigious CIPR Excellence Awards 2008.
Lindsey Bertram, our very own Voice Account Manager, completed her long awaited sky dive on Saturday.
A UK first for the private market, HomeSwapper4Sale.co.uk is a service that matches people looking to sell their homes, with those who want what they have got, and vice-versa. Launched in August 2008 HomeSwapper4Sale.co.uk has seen millions of pounds of property registered, and matches have already been found for registrants.
We are proud to announce that we are now working with DC Electronics – specialists in high quality, reliable and innovative electrical systems for the motorsport industry.
A new breed of milkshake – Shaken Udder – has been remooving it’s wellies and brushing off the mud to take its place on the Harvey Nichols Foodmarket stage. A festival favourite since 2004, the overwhelming demand for the nutritious, naturally and locally sourced, treats has spurred a bottled milkshake revolution for the masses.
Voice Communications’ shortlisted awards list is not so short any more as we have just been named finalists for another two awards in the East Anglian CIPR PRide Awards.
Voice is delighted to announce that we are now working with Searchwells Group.
Searchwells Independent Property Finders specialises in the search and acquisition of the very best residential property in Essex, Sussex and Norfolk. Whether home seekers live out of the area, have time constraints or are finding their current search fruitless, Searchwells’ experience and expertise helps ease the burden of house-hunting for prime property.
Voice Communications is shouting from the rooftops after being shortlisted as ‘Outstanding Small Consultancy’ for 2008 in the coveted CIPR (Chartered Institute of Public Relations) Excellence Awards. We are one of four finalists to be hand-picked for this honour, judged by leading PR experts, which confirms that we are amongst the best in the country! Our entry was among more than 850 for 28 categories of these awards, a great achievement.
We are launching an innovative new website designed to promote and reward healthy, eco-friendly choices. The website goes live on Earth Day, 22 April 2008. With the aim of building a Healthy Planet for ourselves and for future generations to enjoy, www.healthyplanet.org is a charity centred on supporting protected areas of the Earth through engaging individuals and businesses in sponsorship and research, carried out from the comfort of their own armchair.
With our beautiful Braxted Park surroundings and our concern for the environment, we’re delighted to have started working with Easy Gardener – market leader in garden product innovation.
The stunning show home at The Mulberry Green Collection on the historic manor site in Old Harlow will be opened officially on Saturday 2 February, by Sales and Marketing Director Suzanne Harriss.
MajorPlayers, Creative Britain’s favourite recruitment consultant, has announced its decision to hire Greg Orme as CEO from 1st January 2008. This hugely strategic and important hire takes Greg from his position as CEO at Centre for Creative Business (CCB) – where he was instrumental in advising and progressing creative companies – to steer MajorPlayers through its next stage of development.
Multi-award winning hairdresser MACK has launched the winter 2007 edition of its designer magazine.
Voice has recently been making waves in its own paddling pool having taken over the PR responsibilities for Creative Britain’s favourite recruiter – MajorPlayers.
The Exchange Bond® won the Your Mortgage Editor’s Special Choice Award at a ceremony held on this month at Plaisterers’ Hall, London.
Commercial Loan Company has made a statement of confidence in the commercial market by employing two new Business Development Managers this week.
Naked Juice became the drink of choice for urbanite fashionistas this month when it sponsored a Hoss Intropia party in association with Glamour magazine.
Blue Inc, the dynamic and forward-thinking menswear retailer celebrated the launch of their A/W07 collections with their ‘Bucking Bronco’ event at store locations nationwide throughout November.
On September 10 we ladies at Voice slipped on our posh frocks as we joined our client MACK Hairdressing as they celebrated national success with no less than five nominations in the 2007 British Hairdressing Business Awards.