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Issues & Crisis PR

In order to maintain a good reputation, companies and organisations must plan for issues and crises as part of the normal business cycle. Crisis PR from Byfield Consultancy helps clients respond quickly to media attention and other developments that threaten to damage reputation.

Crisis Management

Central to any good crisis management service is anticipating a crisis rather than simply reacting to it. Our crisis management team provides the highest level of leadership communications and logistical skills. We help clients respond quickly to developments that threaten to damage reputation or market share. We work with them to manage and contain crises.

Reputation Management

A good reputation can take years to build but can be ruined in seconds. We can help manage your reputation during the good times and bad – helping you to stand out from the competition for all the right reasons.

Gus Sellitto

Gus Sellitto has worked within legal PR since 1998, with both in in-house and agency experience. Gus is a legal and crisis PR specialist who has helped to raise the profile of a number of global, national and regional law firms, leading barristers’ sets and legal associations. Additionally, Gus has significant experience of advising clients on highly sensitive crisis management issues and in high profile litigation PR cases. He also works with professional services firms in the accountancy, insurance, banking, HR and management consultancy sectors as well as corporate and high profile individuals.

Richard Elsen

Richard Elsen is well known amongst leading journalists for his handling of highly sensitive national and international news stories. His work includes dispute litigation, crisis PR, crisis management and reputation management mandates. Richard Elsen was one of the first exponents of litigation PR in the UK.

Richard Elsen has over 15 years PR experience, beginning his career with British Rail, where he handled media relations on issues ranging from privatisation to rail accident crisis management. In the last decade Richard Elsen has handled media aspects of some of the most challenging and high profile civil actions brought before the High Court. Richard Elsen has also lectured on litigation, crisis PR and crisis management and has written about the topics in publications such as FD Legal and Mondaq and has been quoted on CNN.com.

For the expert guidance of an experienced crisis management service contact Byfield Consultancy today.