Tag Archives: Bell Pottinger

Now Bell Pottinger is dragged into the phone-hacking scandal as it tells News International boss Rebekah Brooks where to be arrested

Well this is all a bit peculiar and no mistake. The Daily Telegraph alleges that Lord Bell’s PR and lobbying company Bell Pottinger advised its client Rebekah Brooks (pictured), former editor of the News of the World, Sun and then ...

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Olympics expert Jon Tibbs wins Manchester United PR challenge

You wouldn’t think Manchester United would be much of a challenge, heading for a record 19th UK Premiership title and more than half-way to this year’s Champion’s League final at Wembley but it undoubtedly is. The reason, of course, is ...

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Chime’s Lord Bell on politics, acquisitions, HHCL and VCCP

Although he claims he’s an old fart and nobody’s interested in him any more, Lord Bell (Tim Bell as was in his Saatchi days) isn’t and people are. Now in his 70th year and recovering from a recent heart bypass ...

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Pressure group targets Libya’s Brown Lloyd James and Bahrain’s Bell Pottinger in call for ethical PR

Pressure group The Really Ethical PR Agency (they’ve got a sense of humour then) has protested outside the offices of Bell Pottinger in London because the PR agency, owned by Lord Bell’s Chime Communications, handles the Bahrain government. This follows ...

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Lord Bell’s Chime turns in more advertising good news

UK adland seems awash with money at the moment with Chime Communications, the advertising to PR empire ruled by Mrs Thatcher’s favourite adman Lord Bell, turning in half year profits of £12.3m up from £8.9m (itself a good performance in ...

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Tim Bell defends PR industry against Guardian attack

Anyone who knows Lord Bell, the communications Svengali who masterminded Margaret Thatcher’s rise to power, will be well aware that he could talk for the UK in the Olympics. top internet security software So it’s a strangely laconic response from ...

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Gravity-defying Lord Bell reports record revenue at Chime

Lord Bell, Tim Bell as was in his Saatchi & Saatchi days, is that rare breed of adman who proved equally adept at doing something else. Public relations is not so different from advertising of course but the cultural divide ...

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