Biss Lancaster

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Biss Lancaster was a PR agency named after founders Adele Biss and Graham Lancaster. It is now known as Euro RSCG Biss Lancaster and is owned by Havas. They have worked with defense and aerospace and government public relations.

Clients

March 2014-May 2014

A2 Dominion Developments Ltd | BACTA | Barratt Homes | Bellway Homes | Comer Homes Group | Delancey | First Base | Frasers Property UK | Fulham FC | Inmarsat | Lend Lease | Linden Homes | M3 Consulting | Minerva (Abingdons) Ltd | Mount Anvil | Pocket Living | PPR Estates Ltd | Stanhope | Wendover[1]

December 2013-February 2014

BACTA | Barratt Homes | Bellway Homes | Delancey | Fifth Capital | First Base | Frasers Property UK | Fulham FC | Inmarsat | Lend Lease | Linden Homes | Mount Anvil | Pocket Living | Stanhope | Taylor Wimpey | Wendover[2]

September 2013-November 2013

BACTA | Barratt Homes | Bellway Homes | Delancey | First Base | Food & Drink Federation | Frasers Property UK | Fulham FC | Inmarsat | Lend Lease | Linden Homes | Mount Anvil | Pinsent Masons | Pocket Living | Stanhope | Taylor Wimpey[3]

June 2013-August 2013

BACTA | Barratt Homes | Bellway Homes | Delancey | First Base | Frasers Property UK | Fulham FC | Inmarsat | Home Group | Lend Lease | Linden Homes | Mount Anvil | Orion Land | Pinsent Masons | Pocket Living [4]

March 2013-May 2013

BACTA | Barratt Homes | Bellway Homes | Delancey | First Base | Frasers Property UK | Fulham FC | Inmarsat | Home Group | Lend Lease | Linden Homes | Mount Anvil | Orion Land | Pinsent Masons | Pocket Living [5]

December 2012-February 2013

BACTA | Barratt Homes | Delancey | First Base | Food & Drink Federation | Frasers Property UK | Fulham FC | Inmarsat | Grosvenor | Home Group | Kylun | Lend Lease | Linden Homes | Orion Land | Qatari Diar | St James | Voreda | Wendover[6]


Former Clients

People

Former People

PRCA Registers

March 2014-May2014

Peter Bingle | Liz Williams | Christian Klapp | Ellie De Forest[1]

December 2013-February 2014

Peter Bingle | Liz Williams | Ellie de Forest Brown[2]

September 2013-November 2013

Peter Bingle | Liz Williams | Ellie de Forest Brown[3]

June 2013-August 2013

Peter Bingle | Liz Williams | Ellie de Forest Brown [4]

March 2013-May 2013

Peter Bingle | Liz Williams | Ellie de Forest Brown[9]

December 2012-February 2013

Peter Bingle[6]

Spinning for arms companies

One of the case studies provided on the company website details a project with BAE Systems with the aim of getting more positive media stories about the arms manufacturer worldwide. They report the result as:

Coverage of over 35 topics from apprenticeships, acoustic sensors and flapless air vehicles to support for engineering in schools. Reached more than 44 million people in the UK with AVE in excess of £2.5m. [10]

The firm also work for weapons manufacturer United Technologies and the British Army.

Corporate Social Responsibility and Clean Development Mechanism

Biss Lancaster have also represented Standard Chartered to promote their financing of their 'renewable' and 'clean energy' projects in Asia, Africa and the Middle East under the Clean Development Mechanism. According to their website 'the projects will have a total value up to £5bn over a five-year period from 2008-12.' [11]

Government spin

According to their website section 'Shaping Policy' as of 2010:

Our extensive experience of government, parliament and political communications, through Euro RSCG Apex Communications, means we can offer top-level public affairs advice and support.
'We offer a wide range of related services including:
• government relations
• communications and media strategies
• crisis/issues management
• stakeholder relations
• parliamentary affairs
• political monitoring' [12]

Capturing the Climate Change Debate

The major UN campaign Time for Climate Justice is sponsored by Havas, owners of Biss Lancaster. [13] [14]


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Contact details, Resources, Notes

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Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Public Affairs Register: Consultancies – March 2014 to May 2014 PRCA, accessed 16 October 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 Public Affairs Register: Consultancies – December 2013 to February 2014 PRCA, accessed 16 October 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 Public Affairs Register: Consultancies – September to November 2013 PRCA, accessed 16 October 2014
  4. 4.0 4.1 Public Affairs Register: Consultancies – June to August 2013 PRCA, accessed 16 October 2014
  5. Public Affairs Register: Consultancies – March to May 2013 PRCA, accessed 16 October 2014
  6. 6.0 6.1 Public Affairs Register: Consultancies – December 2012 to February 2013 PRCA, accessed 16 October 2014
  7. Biss Lancaster website Clients, accessed 25 February 2010
  8. Biss Lancaster website Our People, accessed 15 October 2014
  9. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named MT.22
  10. Biss Lancaster website Case Studies, BAE Accessed 25/02/10
  11. Biss Lancaster website News Accessed 25/02/10
  12. Biss Lancaster website Public Affairs Accessed 25/02/10
  13. Havas website Agencies Accessed 25/02/10
  14. Time for Climate Justice website Partners Accessed 25/02/10