The True Cost of Branding & Marketing…


I recently had an interesting chat with a pal, he is a huge Land Rover nut and was in the process of restoring an old Land Rover Series II Lightweight model. He knows his stuff and is a handy mechanic but was open enough to admitting when he was beaten when it came to certain… Read more »

Westbrook Crisp Straightener

As you can see, for too long have we had the laborious process of straightening our Seabrooks crinkly crisps, at last there is the flicker of hope that the ‘Straight Cut’ is back. Come on Seabrooks, pull your finger out 🙂

Locker Room Power hits the Digital Book Shelves

Several months of excitement, anticipation and hard work last week came to fruition in the form of a superb new sports psychology book, Locker Room Power. Written by international tennis coach David Sammel, this in-depth book provides insights, practical ideas and techniques to athletes and coaches on how they can unlock the true potential of… Read more »

Fear of Exposure

‘Fear of Exposure’ – This is not a fear of your shirt miraculously disappearing, but a fear of exposing to others that there are areas of your Business Marketing or Communications that you just don’t understand. Now this may be a new area of marketing activity well out of your comfort zone or be a… Read more »

All mixed up over Social Media

Now here’s a problem, you have a great big pile of cupcakes, a shop full in fact, and those cupcakes really are pretty damn delicious. You have the website but no-body is ordering… Friends and family may be benefiting from all the left over cakes but the business is suffering. What you need to find… Read more »

Jennie’s 5K Run for Cancer Research

This Sunday, Jennie will be taking part in Race for Life at Temple Newsam, running 5K to raise money for Cancer Research. Events like Race for Life are vital in funding Cancer Research UK’s life-saving work into preventing, diagnosing and treating cancer. Jennie is looking to raise £500 and promises to wear a crazy pink… Read more »

Westbrook Supporting the Fight against Cancer

This year MD Clive Allen has chosen to support ‘Movember’ and grow a nice bushy ‘Wing Commander’ moustache. Whether he pulls it off and ends up more like Captain Jack Sparrow is yet to be seen. Supporting the fight against Cancer is a cause he is passionate about but in order to make a difference… Read more »

Coffee Care Re-Brand and Website Launch

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new brand and website for Coffee Care. Formed in 1983 based in North Yorkshire, Coffee Care is a wholesale and retail supplier of all things Coffee.With an 800 strong customer base, they supply a range of high quality Coffees, Teas, Equipment, Training and all the little… Read more »

PPL (Parkdale Play) Launch New Website

We are very pleased this week to have launched a vibrant new website for Skipton based playground manufacturer PPL (Parkdale Play & Leisure). We were given the brief to inject some life into the otherwise very corporate website and demonstrate the vitality dynamic nature of the range of Playground equipment and Multi Use Games Areas… Read more »

Re-launch Eventing Worldwide Website

We are extremely pleased to have recently been appointed to re-brand and launch the new Eventing Worldwide online magazine, a website dedicated to the Eventing sport. We worked with the EWW team to re-design the site after the company was purchased from the previous owner. We then undertook a campaign of on-line marketing to get… Read more »

5 Great Tips for Successful Email Marketing

At times, throwing together an entire email marketing campaign can seem daunting. How does one even know where to begin? Well, the best place to start is by learning. Once you know the simple 5-step process for fail-proof permission-based email marketing you have the road map that you need to simplify the email marketing process… Read more »

CGI appoint Westbrook for Global Branding

Earlier this year we were pleased to be appointed by Scotland based Caledonia Green Innovation (CGI) to help brand their company and launch their unique range of products to the Cleantech market. CGI is a centre of design excellence and specialist manufacturing for new renewable energy technologies, headquartered in Caithness. CGI develops and manufactures its… Read more »

Park Cakes appoint Westbrook as Creative Design Partners

Westbrook are really pleased to have recently been appointed as Creative Design partners to Park Cakes of Oldham. Park Cakes are one of the UK’s leading premium food manufacturers specialising in all thing scrummy when it comes to deserts. Park supply many of the country’s major supermarkets with deserts and cakes, and are market leaders… Read more »

Westbrook Good week / Bad week

Our drive to recycle is making a difference, the waste bins are rarely full and we have trips to the recycling centre every couple of weeks to dispose of the paper/card/bottles & cans, we recommend everyone makes the effort as well, it’s easy – GOOD Another iPad arrives – yay – but it’s broken booo… Read more »

i4 Partners – Client Profile

i4 Group is a leading provider of remuneration solutions. Their product portfolio is aimed at supporting temporary workers or individuals in business on their own, allowing them to offer services to their clients in the most tax efficient way possible. The team at Westbrook have worked with the i4 Group and it’s associated companies for… Read more »

Moving on Up

We are pleased to announce that Jennie Johnson will be moving into the role of Account Manager as of the beginning of September. Jennie joined the company back in 2008 on a part time basis and has proved over the last few years to have an aptitude for the position, virtually running the client side… Read more »

Is Bigger really better?

Sometimes bigger is better, particularly when it comes to applying design and creative to larger formats. You can now cover everything from a several storey building to the wall in your office, or downsize to a pop-up banner or box canvas on the wall, anything is potentially possible to suit your needs. The quality of… Read more »

…all fired up

OMG call the fire brigade, yet another harebrained random activity undertaken by the boss. Clive was caught on camera at Bramham Horse Trials having a go at twirling a fire stick, however in the cold light of day it was perhaps a little Dutch courage combined with trying to impress the ladies that spurred him… Read more »