Ascot Group

Business Group

Business Overview

Founded in 2004 by award-winning entrepreneur Andrew Scott, the Ascot Group is one of the UK’s leading marketing, media and technology groups with offices in London and Weston-Super-Mare.

Today, the company has a multi-million pound turnover, over 80 employees and a seven-figure balance sheet with strong liquidity.

Based across three modern office buildings, the Ascot Group is today an award-winning, high growth company that continuously innovates and defies traditional business thinking, specialising in marketing, e-commerce, business data, software development, business media, publishing and events, with clients across the UK and Europe.

With an eclectic mix of driven, passionate and committed people who run together as one team, people are at the heart of the Ascot Group – it’s a company on a mission to make a real difference.

Business Operations

Each business venture within the Ascot Group is a market leader in its respective field and is committed to the group ethos of ‘world class’. The Group acts as an eco-system, with each company using its specialist skills to propel other group companies, while also retaining their own independent customers.

Purplex Marketing – Purplex is the marketing agency for the glazing, construction, building products and home improvement industries. Their services include advertising, design and branding, PR and media relations, web design and development, digital marketing, advertising, direct marketing and lead generation, as well as video production and photography.

Insight Data – Insight Data is an award-winning market research company and supplier of business data for the construction and home improvement industries. It also provides a data management service to a wide range of industries with an on-site call centre that makes over 20,000 B2B calls per month. Insight Data has developed two software systems: Salestracker, a cloud CRM platform proving users access to over 60,000 records and 80,000 contacts, and STEM, an integrated email marketing solution, both backed by an in-house software development and support team.

Business Leader – Business Leader is a major B2B media, publishing and events company that connects and inspires decision makers in business, education and government across the UK. Award-winning journalists and writers produce two major print magazines, while powerful email newsletters and an online news portal share breaking news, business advice and expert features. The company also organises networking events, round-table debates, prestigious dinners and high profile business awards, with over 600 VIP guests attending the glamorous Business Leader Awards in Bristol each September.

Ascot Property Management – APM is a property development and management company that acquires, renovates and manages commercial and residential property, with a team of tradesmen available for refurbishment projects and ongoing property maintenance.

Community and environment

The Ascot Group is actively involved in making a direct contribution to the community, the environment, and in building a sustainable future, having raised over £500,000 for dozens of charities and good causes since 2004.

The company is located in purpose-built offices in Weston-Super-Mare, attracting employees who want to avoid the environmental impact of a daily commute into Bristol.

Ascot HQ has also been fully refurbished and provides full recycling facilities, low-energy LED lighting, as well as 10 on-site EV charging points to cater for a fleet of hybrid electric cars.

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