All the latest news and information from our clients as well as the Shepherd PR team.

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Innsbruck in the news

04/10/2018 It’s been a great time for Innsbruck, with significant media coverage of the recent UCI Road World Championships showing the beauty and sporting challenge the Capital of the Alps offers. It’s been a great experience for the Shepherd PR team supporting media activities for the event with our client Innsbruck Tourism. Now it’s time […]

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MasterMover makes French connection in new business expansion

12/09/2018 Electric tug manufacturer MasterMover is expanding its horizons across The Channel, with a new sales and service office near Paris. The company, which has its international headquarters in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, has opened the facility in the Bailly-Romainvilliers region. From there, MasterMover is providing sales support, a parts facility, site evaluations and demonstrations, as well […]


Lucideon sets the pace for growth with major expansion plan

06/09/2018 World-leading materials technology company Lucideon is gearing up for growth with a significant investment in staff, systems, facilities and ventures into new markets. The company, which has its headquarters in Stoke-on-Trent, has already taken on 20 new recruits this year, including managerial roles in technology & strategy, technical/commercial consultancy and product management – as […]


Structural waterproofing conference takes high tech route

31/08/2018 National trade body The Property Care Association has invested in the latest technology to create an immersive experience for delegates at its forthcoming structural waterproofing conference. Insight into high-profile projects underground, technical details and an overview of liabilities and responsibilities are all being featured at the PCA’s third annual International Structural Waterproofing conference. Final […]

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ANC campaign puts acoustics on the career radar

13/08/2018 ANC, the Association of Noise Consultants, has launched a new online initiative designed to attract more students into acoustics. The Association, the professional body representing consultants in acoustics, noise and vibration in the UK, has developed ‘#Explore Acoustics’ to signpost people to opportunities in the industry. Featuring video interviews and in-depth case studies with […]

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Supporting Overseas Education

10/08/2018 We are delighted to have supported OeAD with their two summer schools, Green.Building.Solutions. (GBS) and Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems (AEMS) in Vienna this year. Both programmes give participants of all ages and countries the opportunity to share their ideas, knowledge and understanding of subjects they are passionate about. Find out more on OeAD […]


Trade body develops new register for professionals using biocides

07/08/2018 A training programme and professional-use register have been launched, enabling users of biocides in wood preservation products to demonstrate their specialist credentials in the safe and effective use of timber protection chemicals. The move comes as, over the past few years, restrictions over the use of biocides have been introduced, which have affected the […]

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Commitment to acoustics sees Clarke Saunders Associates take third trade association role

31/07/2018 Acoustics specialist Clarke Saunders Associates is upholding a family and business tradition with the election of company director Dan Saunders to a key national association role. Dan has been appointed chair of the ANC, the Association of Noise Consultants, which represents the acoustics and noise professions across the UK. He follows in the footsteps […]

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Acoustic excellence recognised at trade association awards

09/07/2018 Acoustic professionals gathered in the Midlands for an annual event that promotes and recognises excellence in their industry. Projects across a variety of environments were celebrated at the Acoustic Awards, organised by ANC, the Association of Noise Consultants, held at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham. For six years ANC, the voice of professional consultancy in […]


Trade body launches Call for Papers for structural waterproofing conference

04/07/2018 A national trade body is issuing a Call for Papers to construction academics, researchers and others with an interest in the structural waterproofing sector. The Property Care Association (PCA) is seeking research and academic papers and/or posters, for its third annual International Structural Waterproofing conference, taking place at The Slate, University of Warwick, Coventry […]