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Directors at creative marketing and B2B PR agency FIG have decided to close after 26 years in business, citing the ongoing economic challenges following the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Glossop-based business was established in 1996. The B2B PR specialist currently employs 16 team members, and has worked with a diverse range of businesses specialising in the manufacturing, technical and industrial sectors.
In a statement announcing the closure, founder and Managing Director Helen Duncan said:
“It is with much sadness that, after 26 years, FIG will close its doors on 30 June. The last couple of years have been a real rollercoaster – as they have been for everyone. We weathered the Covid storm profitably, but 2022 has offered no respite.
“Despite our very best efforts, the business has struggled over the last few months. My loyal and talented team has been incredible throughout, and I will continue to help them to find rewarding roles in the future. Please get in touch with any of them directly if you have any opportunities.
“Whilst this has been a difficult period, I am personally very proud to have worked with an amazing team and wonderful clients to deliver some truly successful campaigns and projects. I want to thank them all for their support and dedication over the last years. Since making the announcement, we have continued to provide the robust, high-service levels which our clients have come to expect from us. I would like to thank Stockport agency Platform81 who have supported us recently and will be taking over our web servers to ensure a smooth transition for our clients as they move forward.”