January 25 2015 Latest news:
Shaun Lowthorpe, Business editor
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Hingham-based Naked Marketing has marked a decade in business with continued growth as turnover rose to more than £4m.
Despite a double-dip recession since its inception in 2002 the full-service agency has doubled in size, appointed a non-executive director, purchased its own business premises, and received various trade awards.
Ben Handford, managing director and co-founder said: “We’re thrilled not only to be in business 10 years on but to actually be thriving in spite of the current economic climate.
“We remain as excited about each milestone as we were when we sent out our first-ever invoice, and banked our first cheque – they’re now just bigger, like buying our own building, and working with some of the world’s biggest brands.”
The Norfolk-based team provides marketing, advertising, branding, e-marketing, PR and more for brands such as Qantas Airlines, Weight Watchers, Hello Kitty, and Mind, the mental health charity – as well as several local businesses including Norfolk Country Cottages, Bryan Turner Kitchens and Hobbies.
Aviva will embark on a cost-cutting drive leading to 1,500 job losses if its £5.6bn takeover of Friends Life wins the backing of shareholders.