Company news alert: WP Communications shortlisted for PRCA City and Financial Awards


Today WP Communications is shortlisted for the PRCA City and Financial Awards 2019 in the category ofBest Strategic Communications or Corporate Branding Campaign Award” in recognition for its PR services provisioned to Dutch FinTech client: Five Degrees.

Will Painter, CEO, WP Communications said: “We’re honoured to be shortlisted for such a prestigious award. The industry recognition that we have received for our communications campaign: “Creating a Route to Market for a Dutch FinTech in the UK: Five Degrees” is testament to the agile and scalable approach we are championing for our clients, focused on driving tangible business impact and market share.”

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WP Communications named as agency of record by Five Degrees

Following a successful partnership WP Communications continues to co-ordinate regional press office activities for Five Degrees for the UK market

London, UK: September 11th – Today Five Degrees, a leading Dutch Fintech, names WP Communications as its agency of record to continue the co-ordination of press office activities for the UK, educating and inspiring audiences on Five Degrees’ solutions.

WP Communications, a leading UK public relations consultancy with global ambitions founded by ex-top 10 big agency and highly commended public relations practitioner, Will Painter, has been working with Five Degrees since May 2018.

Public relations activities executed by WP Communications have included key strategic consultancy on Five Degrees’ positioning within the UK, executive profiling, and media relations. These activities have resulted in numerous earned national and trade media opportunities in a short period of time, increasing brand awareness, and a platform for Five Degrees to build, grow, and retain relationships within the UK banking and finance industry.

Martine Korstanje, Director of Marketing, Five Degrees said: “WP Communications is enabling us to grow our brand awareness and thought leadership in the UK finance market. They have been successful from the start, in getting us in front of the right audiences on a very large scale and are continuing to do so. We are very satisfied with the powering effect it is having for us in this key growth region.”

Will Painter, CEO and Founder, WP Communications said: “We are delighted that Five Degrees has chosen us to represent them as their PR agency of record, in what has been a highly successful partnership to-date. We look forward to continuing our work with them as they continue to grow their operations in the UK.

“We are leading the way in disrupting the PR industry to provide greater return on investment for brands, and our work with Five Degrees is testament to this. Our model offers access to best-in-class public relations methodologies, while operating a scalable approach to help brands maximise budgets and drive business impact at scale.


About WP Communications:

WP Communications launched in February 2018 out of a passion to better service the needs of brands, marketeers, and in-house communication professionals, providing access to big ideas, PR campaigns, and thought leadership programmes on a scalable basis while driving business impact at scale.

With headquarters in London Bridge, WP Communications provides bespoke PR teams of specialists, relevant and scalable to client needs with a deep understanding of the industry and an extensive network of media contacts.  At the same time, the company guarantee access to senior counsel on a daily basis.

About Five Degrees:

Five Degrees is a banking technology company founded in 2010 and has its headquarters in the Netherlands. Five Degrees supports financials in their digital transformation with its next-generation digital banking platform. Five Degrees is the three-time consecutive member of the FinTech50 and a Dutch FinTech Awards winner in the Banking IT category.

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