Public sector business support

Freshfield provides a full range of marketing communications to public sector business support organisations, including multi-million-pound programmes led by local authorities and their partners.

For example, Freshfield has been the marketing communications partner for Boost; Lancashire’s £6m Business Growth Hub since 2013.

Boost is led by Lancashire County Council and the Lancashire LEP and has supported over 8,000 businesses since its inception, adding £100m to the Lancashire economy.

Reporting to Lancashire County Council and managing strict ERDF guidelines, Freshfield plays a lead role in the marketing of the Growth Hub.

We helped devise the #AskForHelp campaign in response to the global pandemic. This campaign engaged with 7,000 people in business during the pandemic and won a 2020 Northern Marketing Award.

Prior to Growth Hubs being established in 2011, Freshfield was the PR and communications partner to Business Link North West. 

Through our public sector business support campaigns, we have in-depth experience of the nuances of such programmes across areas such a brand guidelines, reporting, budgets and partnership diplomacy.

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What our clients are saying about us

“Repositioning the whole of Boost could have taken months but was delivered in less than a week. Freshfield has worked with a huge range of Boost partners to deliver exceptional results, enabling the provision of vital support to the county’s business owners at a time of need.”

Boost; Lancashire’s Business Growth Hub

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