Content & communications that cut through

An independent agency driving growth for businesses operating in crowded or complex marketplaces.
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FLEXIBLE SOLUTIONS as every client is different


Need help creating a brochure, writing a blog or running an event? We’ll make your next project run like a dream so you can focus on bigger issues.


Looking for some ideas for a new campaign? Need someone to run it for you? We’ll help you to get your campaign off the ground and make sure it’s a success.


Want to create a regular programme of activity? Whether it’s PR or social media or some form of regular communications, our team can help.


Not in a position to have your own marketing team quite yet? Or maybe they need an extra pair of hands. Outsource to us and you’ll be in safe hands.


Marketing in 2018 is often the glue which joins different parts of a business together and requires an ever increasing set of diverse skills and expertise.

Over 139 years of combined experience supporting clients, running campaigns and creating pretty things.

Average amount number of PR coverage pieces per client in a given year.

Combined years in experience in marketing, PR and digital

Average number of web pages authored per year

Average social reach per client (in thousands '000)

EXPERTISE in a multitude of disciplines

Full service or one service, integrated or stand alone, outsource or part of the team – whatever you need and however you want to work, Essential has all the skills you’ll need to make your next marketing campaign a resounding success.


Essential have provided invaluable support over the last year as we changed our approach to delivering newsletters. They have been creative and proactive and generally gone above and beyond to ensure that we executed to the plan. LINDA PATTERSON

UK Marketing Director, Tech Data

I am consistently impressed by Essential’s ability to get things right on the first attempt. Not only have they taken the lead on several key projects, they are always prepared to bring ideas to us and work on opportunities that we would otherwise not have the capacity to be involved with. MIKE TURNER

Marketing Manager, Touchstar

Please allow me to express again our sincere appreciation for your partnership and all of your efforts.  Today was a historic event in the growth of our EU operations and it was a smashing success! KIMBERLY A CARROLL

VP Global Marketing, Apex

Essential are a small but dynamic agency with a load of creative ideas and the drive, enthusiasm and professionalism to see them through to fruition. With a fabulously personal service Sam and the team are a pleasure to work with. SEAN CAMPBELL

Business Development Director, Exonar



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