How to Negotiate a Fee and Get Paid

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Frequently, one of the most stressful areas of freelance working isn’t delivering great projects or finding your next gig but negotiating a decent fee and making sure you get paid within a reasonable timeframe. If you are just starting out, how do you decide on your market rate? And if you are well-establish but have […]

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CommsPeople Profile – Francesca B

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Please describe what you do in a couple of sentences… I’m a copywriter, marketer and PR – a bit of a comms whizz. I work with everyone from big brands to small start ups, national charities to local causes, and help them connect with their audiences to achieve objectives. I run my own business And […]

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Featured on: Small Spark Theory

This week our founder Sarah Paterson joined new business guru and founder of Gunpowder Consulting Lucy Mann, on the Small Spark Theory podcast. She talks about why she founded CommsPeople during an international pandemic and her advice on how to leverage freelancers to make use of flexible support from a talent pool of high calibre […]

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Case Study: Glint

Client: Glint Location: London Sector: Finance Service: PR Strategy and Media Relations Project: Glint is a London-based fintech startup that enables users to store, spend and save their wealth in gold. By using the Glint iOS app and the Glint Mastercard®, Giving customers more control over their money and enabling them manage it in ways […]

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Case Study: Penfold

Client: Penfold  Location: London Sector: Finance  Service: PR Strategy and Media Relations  Project: Penfold is the pension built specifically for the self-employed. It is a digital alternative to traditional pension companies, allowing its customers to set up, consolidate, manage and track their pensions online. Penfold believes it should be easy to understand the key things you need […]

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Featured in: PR Moment

We are so delighted to be featured in PR Moment today. Entitled ‘The Covid Effect’, the piece discusses the impact the pandemic has had on PR freelancers this year, and how many organisations are now looking to a more flexible workforce to support them in a new way of working. If you’d like to chat […]

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Welcome to CommsPeople!

Every now and again, you have a lightbulb moment. For me, it was last year when I took the leap to go freelance after spending most of my career working in PR agencies. Fresh out of agency life, I did some ongoing work for an exciting tech startup. Despite years of agency experience under my […]

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Featured in: Metro

CommsPeople is proud to be a startup business born out of the UK Covid-19 lockdown. Co-founder Sarah Paterson found her own freelance work slowed as soon as coronavirus hit the UK, so she has used lockdown to build a platform designed to connect comms freelancers who are looking for work, directly with businesses who need […]

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