Community Consultation

There is no one size fits all for community consultation; each community is unique and each application will be different, so a tailored approach cannot be underestimated.

Poor consultation is as bad for our reputation as it is for our client’s, so we work proactively to ensure we account for the views of as many interested parties as we can.

  • Public exhibitions and events’ management
  • Workshops and focus groups
  • Newsletters, display panels, brochures
  • Distribution and mail outs
  • Freepost service
  • Online surveys

Public Affairs

Whether you need to engage with MPs, cabinet members or councillors, we can work with you to devise a strategy to help you to build relationships with the key political decision makers who affect your business.

We maximise your opportunities by providing the latest intelligence and reliable insight on policy developments at all levels of government. By producing clear, concise messaging and advising on a timely approach to engagement, we can help you to create and maintain a positive profile.

  • Political engagement
  • Policy analysis and drafting
  • Stakeholder mapping
  • Political audit
  • Message development
  • Party conference programmes

PR & Media

Few businesses or organisations can exist in total anonymity; whether you like it or not, people will have something to say about you. Constructing a strong narrative for your business gives you the confidence to decide whether to make a big media splash or maintain a low profile.

Regardless of the size of the company, survival and growth ultimately depends on reputation – it can be your biggest asset. Investing in a good reputation means people will want to do business with you; building strong relationships means you will be portrayed fairly in the media.

  • Reputation management
  • PR and media strategies
  • Media monitoring
  • Corporate communications
  • Crisis communications
  • Press launches and events

Campaigning

Through first-hand experience of managing political campaigns, we apply our successful techniques to our client’s projects, whether it’s fighting a grassroots campaign on the doorstep, generating media coverage to gain visibility or running a social media campaign to reach a wide and varied audience.

  • Media training
  • Strategy to gain political, media, social media and grassroots support
  • Drafting campaign messages
  • Campaign websites
  • Producing short films
  • Petitions
  • Action days

Construction Communications

Building on established during the planning stages, Cascade manages all aspects of communications during construction, working closely alongside contractors, we represent the client, protecting their brand and ensuring positive PR.

Construction is very visible; dust, increased traffic and noisy works all result in a high level of interest from stakeholders and neighbours. Cascade manages engagement to ensure that you have full control of what is said about the build when talking to neighbours, stakeholders or the local press.

  • Neighbourhood construction liaison groups
  • Regular newsletters
  • Weekly construction updates
  • 24 hour freephone service
  • SMS and twitter news service
  • Crisis communications
  • Events management
  • Support Considerate Constructors Scheme

Monitoring

We ensure our clients are fully briefed on the latest coverage around their campaigns, including political announcements and policy developments, so there isn’t a missed opportunity or an oversight in a key meeting.

We provide regular updates to make sure clients hear breaking news stories when they happen - whether it’s in print, online or via social media.

Link to sample Monitoring


Digital

We advise clients on devising and implementing social media strategies, whether it’s listening to what the online community is saying or actively engaging on multiple platforms, we tailor the approach to suit you.

  • Website design and build
  • Newsletters

Design

Cascade work in partnership with design agency, Stone Creative Design. The comprehensive offer presented by our talented design team enables our clients to present their ideas and business in a simple but persuasive way.

  • Newsletters
  • Advertising
  • Logos
  • Branding
  • Printing
  • Exhibition displays
  • Reports
  • Brochures