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Fabulous celebration at the Ascot Summer Ball

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04.07.2017
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The Ascot Group, which recently won the Institute of Directors ‘Corporate Responsibility Award’, held their Summer Ball on Thursday 29th June at Weston-super-Mare’s Grand Pier. It was a celebration of 13 years of the group which includes Purplex Marketing, Insight Data and Business Leader. The evening was a chance for the Ascot team and clients […]

Double awards celebration for industry marketing expert

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05.06.2017
IOD Director General Stephen Martin (Left) and Ascot Group Managing Director Andrew Scott (Right)

A well-known figure in the glass and glazing industry has scooped arguably the most prestigious business awards in the country. Andrew Scott, Managing Director of the Ascot Group, which includes Purplex Marketing and Insight Data – recently won at the Institute of Directors (IoD) South West Awards. Up against the region’s leading directors and innovators […]

VIPs celebrate new Ascot Group HQ

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06.03.2017
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Over 100 business leaders and VIPs recently attended the official opening of the new Ascot Group HQ near Bristol. The 3 storey building is part of a £1m investment and gives the marketing and media group 10,000 sq ft of offices across three sites in London and the South West.

New HQ to create 50 new creative and technology jobs in Weston-super-Mare

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07.09.2016
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The Ascot Group, one of the UK’s fastest growing marketing and media groups, has acquired a new head office close to the J21 Enterprise Area at Weston-super-Mare, as part of a £1million investment programme. The group, which includes digital marketing agency Purplex and business data provider Insight Data, has existing offices in the South West […]

Why specialist PR, creative and digital marketing agencies could die out

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16.02.2016
Andrew Scott MD of The Ascot Group

It only seems like yesterday when a PR agency wrote copy, a design agency produced beautiful print work, a web designer built your website and an advertising agency created TV adverts watched by millions of people on ITV or Channel 4. How things have changed. Over the last few years B2B and B2C marketers have […]

Ascot Group announces major recruitment drive in 2016

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02.01.2016
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2015 was a head-spinning year for the Ascot Group. We enjoyed record growth across Purplex, Insight Data and Business Leader, we purchased a 4,500 sq ft office HQ in Weston-Super-Mare on the outskirts of Bristol, and acquired a great new office in Trafalgar Square, central London. We also introduced innovative new services, launched new technology and won […]

Tigers, Zombies and Business Success

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08.09.2015
Andrew Scott MD of The Ascot Group

Andrew Scott, CEO of the Ascot Group, talks about business, wealth creation and sustainable growth It seems investors and the business community are obsessed with hi-tech start-ups and the fortunes they might make. Yet many of the UK’s fastest growing and most successful SMEs and corporates are established companies across a diverse range of sectors, […]

Classic cars rally to raise thousands for Maddie

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08.06.2015

This week, Ascot Group founder and CEO Andrew Scott will be taking part in a classic car rally across Europe to Monaco, raising money for the Anthony Nolan Trust. The MADi Ball Rally is a huge event in the glazing industry, where Andrew began his career, and will be attended by 25 of the fenestration […]

Purplex Marketing becomes Google Partner agency

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22.05.2015
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Purplex Marketing has gained another accreditation from Google after two members of the digital team passed the AdWords Fundamentals and Advanced Search Advertising exams. Search engine marketing experts Edward Billett and Jennifer Hearn passed both exams with over 90%, earning Google’s official stamp of approval for agencies that demonstrate they can drive real results through […]

Meet Shirley, our outstanding apprentice of the year

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21.05.2015
Shirley Lawrence, Ascot Group apprentice

This week we’re celebrating Shirley Lawrence, a top member of Insight Data’s research team and super apprentice who has just earned a new BTEC qualification in Customer Service. Like many young people in Weston-super-Mare, Shirley began her career working in retail, then in the care sector. But after completing an NVQ Level 2 in Care, […]