What we do

In a nutshell, no nonsense communications tailored to the client’s requirements. We thrive on unearthing the ‘gem’ of a story you’ve overlooked, packaging it for the media and then using our relationships to get the maximum coverage. Phone: 07812 600 271 Email: russ@cucumberpr.co.uk

At a Glance

We try to make PR fun and effective, leaving the client free to concentrate on what they do best…run their business or organisation. Twitter: @cucumberpr / @dwarfio

Latest From The Blog

October 2018

£4m manufacturing support boost generates 2100 SME jobs

October 14th, 2018|

2100 new jobs have been created at small to medium-sized manufacturers across England thanks to dedicated support designed to boost performance and help them increase sales.

The Manufacturing Growth Programme, which is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and delivered by Economic Growth Solutions (EGS), has just delivered its latest grant to boost the […]

January 2016

MAN welcomes KimberMills to the group

January 25th, 2016|

A unique manufacturing collective is targeting over £2m in new sales after adding forging to its capabilities.

The Midlands Assembly Network, a group of sub-contract manufacturers, has welcomed KimberMills International to its ranks in a bid to open up new opportunities in the petrochemical and rail sectors.

This means MAN can now offer forged parts up […]

Stop talking ourselves into the next recession

January 14th, 2016|

Less than two weeks into a new business year and there is already talk of an impending recession and uncertain times ahead. Great, just the tonic we ordered to start the year off.

Even by January’s depressing standards this is a new low, yet rather than fighting back to dispel the doom and gloom we […]

December 2015

UK Manufacturing Review publication launched

December 4th, 2015|

The first ever annual review of British manufacturing industry, written by experts and supported by a range of leading engineering companies, has been launched in the region that sparked the industrial revolution.

The UK Manufacturing Review 2015/16 covers the key events, progress and challenges across the manufacturing sector during the last twelve months, whilst also forecasting […]

October 2015

Smaller manufacturers put their faith in ‘people power’ to solve productivity puzzle

October 16th, 2015|

Investing in the skills of their workforce is the main priority for England’s small and medium sized manufacturers (SMEs) it was revealed today.

The latest Manufacturing Barometer – produced exclusively for the Business Growth Service – reports that 71% of respondents are planning to increase spending on developing their people in a bid to unlock […]

£5m boost for social enterprises in the West Midlands

October 7th, 2015|

Over £5m has been invested into helping social enterprises in the West Midlands grow it has been revealed.

More than 150 delegates at Social Enterprise West Midlands’ Social Finance Fair heard how a series of new social finance opportunities and greater education on raising investment has helped boost the fortunes of organisations delivering anything from vital […]

Urquhart Stewart signs up for major Midlands ‘Business and Property’ Conference

October 4th, 2015|

One of the UK’s most popular economic commentators has been announced as the keynote speaker for QualitySolicitors Talbots’ Business and Property Conference next month.

Justin Urquhart Stewart, affectionately known as the ‘man with red braces’, will give his unique and often amusing take on the current state of the economy and trends we are likely to […]