Partners director Karen Tinkler

Yorkshire PR and digital agency The Partners Group has been appointed by fast growing security firm Gough & Kelly.

The win will see the York-based PR agency deliver ongoing media relations and social media campaigns to support Gough & Kelly’s growth and recruitment strategies.

Based in Leeds, Gough & Kelly is one of Yorkshire’s fastest growing companies, delivering security products and services across the north of England. The company’s client base covers the commercial, education, sporting, and events sectors and includes Leeds United, Castleford Tigers, Morrisons, DHL, Leeds City College, the University of Sheffield, City of York Council, and the new LNER Community Stadium.

Operations Director Ian Crawford says Partners was his first choice when it came to rebooting the PR campaign: “As is the case for many companies, Gough & Kelly has been through significant change over the last 16 months. We’ve diversified the business to help customers meet the challenges presented by Covid-19, increased our workforce, and completed a management buyout.

“It’s been a challenging time, but also a successful one for the company, and we decided it was time to start sharing more of those successes to support our growth plans. Having worked very well with the Partners team previously, they were my first and only port of call, and I’m very happy with the results they are delivering already for us.”

Partners director Karen Tinkler adds, “We’re very happy to be working with Gough & Kelly again. They have a great team and it’s an exciting time for the business. With their ambitious growth plans and lots to talk about, we’ll enjoy helping them boost brand awareness among the people who matter.”

Established in 1988, The Partners Group specialises in business-to-business PR and digital services. The team works with clients in the manufacturing, building products, food processing and professional services sectors across the UK and beyond through the global iPR Team PR network.