2015 was a memorable year for The McOnie Agency as we celebrated 25 years of public relations, operating in the health and safety, industrial, fire safety, security and facilities sectors. According to Lord Young’s report on Small Businesses published last year, there are now 5.2 million SME’s that account for 48% of the employment in the UK. We are extremely proud to be one of these and the fact that we have contributed to the UK economy for a quarter of a century. Not only that, The McOnie Agency was founded and is still managed by Sarah McOnie which means that we are one of the 18% of SME’s headed up by a woman!
At the start of 2015, the agency collectively decided how we could mark our 25 years and so each month we completed an exciting challenge. We tasked ourselves to complete charity work, implement new office initiatives and to generally ensure that we had fun celebrating the anniversary, doing things we wouldn’t usually do!
During 2015, we successfully:
As you can imagine, we have had a great deal of laughs along the way and have thoroughly enjoyed updating you on our progress through our blogs, Twitter and e-newsletter. These challenges encouraged us to think and do more. It seems we can do a lot on top of our day to day work as PR professionals if we really make the effort and put our minds to it.
Our thinking caps are now on for the 30th anniversary.
Happy New Year!
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