bClear Communications doubles in size despite lockdown

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Specialist public relations agency, bClear Communications, has appointed three new team members as part of its ambitious growth strategy. The Portishead-based firm, a specialist PR and digital communications agency, has doubled in size with the new appointments.

Specialising in financial services, technology, property and construction, bClear appointed has appointed Simon Peevers as senior account manager, Jack Hayes as account manager, and Hannah Price as account executive.

At a time when other agencies are struggling and laying off staff, bClear is not only bringing on new team members, but also bringing on new clients and has plans to grow at least another twenty per cent in the next twelve months.

The recruitment drive comes at a time of exponential growth for the PR agency, Debbie Staveley, CEO and founder, said, “Over the past 15 years, bClear Communications has developed a reputation for being a specialist in its field and for always delivering what we say we will, providing tangible results. Our growth is being driven by client demand and we are fortunate that we have been able to continue to expand at a time of such economic uncertainty. It is in challenging times such as these that PR and reputation management is so incredibly vital to help firms survive and thrive.

“We are also privileged to be able to bring on three people as talented as Simon, Hannah and Jack. Each of them has such a strong hunger to learn about our key sectors that I know they will add real value. Helping not only with the growth of clients’ businesses but that of bClear too.”

Simon Peevers has worked in the media for more than twenty years. First as a journalist in regional newspapers before moving into PR, working both in agency and client-side.

He said: “It’s a really exciting time to join bClear with the rest of the new team here. It’s a show of strength as a business right now to be taking on more people and I’m really pleased to be able to play my part in the growth ambitions of the firm.”

Jack Hayes, adds: “Since joining bClear I’ve been incredibly impressed with the level of coverage generated, delivering unbelievable value for every client. In a time when it has never been more crucial for PR to prove it’s worth, the work putting clients front and centre with their key audiences with thousands of pieces of coverage every month has blown me away.”

Commenting on her appointment, Hannah Price, said, “Joining bClear at such a pivotal time in the markets we specialise in has been invaluable. The knowledge I have been able to absorb from the team in the first few weeks of being here has been priceless and I can’t wait to see what the future holds.”

In their new roles at bClear, the trio will be working on a range of financial services, property and construction accounts including Beard Construction, a number of lenders, software providers and financial advisers.

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