Public relations consultancy specialising in crisis communications and reputation management

Stuart Bruce Associates is a public relations consultancy specialising in crisis communications and reputation management.

We help companies, organisations and individuals protect and defend their reputations. We help you with:

  • Crisis communications planning and training
  • Reputational risk and issues management
  • Crisis simulations and rehearsals
  • Preventing issues from becoming a crisis
  • Hands-on crisis communications management
  • Media training
  • Online reputation management

The most successful crisis communications is when you can’t remember what the issue was, because we helped prevent it becoming a crisis:

  • Delivering crisis communications training workshops for the CEOs and heads of communications of sports teams competing in the Tokyo Olympic Games.
  • Supporting a global quasi-governmental organisation manage the publication of a report detailing historic racism by its predecessors.
  • Developing an extensive issues management plan for the closure of an iconic brewery. This project included stakeholder mapping, media training and messaging workshops.
  • Helping a US pharmaceutical company avoid an issue regarding the non-availability of life saving drug from becoming a crisis.
  • Working for a global insurance company to develop and implement a comprehensive digital and social media crisis plan following an FOI request by an MP into alleged abuse in childrens’ homes.
  • Advising a multinational consumer electronics company on several issues and crises including leaks of confidential documents, product recalls and human rights abuses in the factories of one of its suppliers.

My home is in the UK and my clients are all around the world. They range from start-ups and not-for-profit organisations to multinational corporations and governments.

Please get in touch for an initial chat on Teams, Zoom or WhatsApp about how I can work with you.

Consultancy and strategy

Stuart Bruce can help you modernise your public relations and communication through digital transformation.

Professional development

Stuart Bruce can help you transform your in-house communication team or PR agency to equip your teams with communication skills for the future.

Keynote speaking

Stuart Bruce is internationally recognised as a keynote speaker on the future of PR and communications.


Stuart Bruce also offers a suite of ad-hoc services to help you solve PR and communication related challenges and problems.

Proven track record

Stuart Bruce has worked internationally to counsel and train some of the world’s biggest companies, governments and not-for-profit organisations.

AMC Networks International
PA Consulting
Tourism Ireland
Woodside Energy
Cabinet Office
Visit Britain
Bank of England
University of Leeds
Cabinet of the Ukraine Government
WePlay esports
Royal Bank of Scotland
European Lotteries
IATA International Air Transport Association
European Commission
Welsh Government
European Parliament
Discovery Channel
UK Sport
United Nations
United Therapeutics
Astellas Pharma
Capital Market Authority Saudi Arabia
Nuffield Health
ESC European Society of Cardiology logo
British Medical Association
Leo Burnett
Weber Shandwick
Malaysian Institute of Management-logo
Institute of Internal Communications
  • The exaggerated reports of Twitter’s demise mean the geeky backwaters of Mastodon have suddenly been thrust into the limelight with mainstream media writing about it. … © Stuart Bruce – Mastodon returns – what does it mean for PR and communications? was first […]
  • You might not be familiar with the term Community Based Marketing. I wasn’t when I first heard it. Community is important for the future of … © Stuart Bruce – McKinsey declares community to be the big idea in marketing for this decade […]
  • Last week I blogged about some positive new research from the PRCA which revealed that 96% of CEOs and CFOs consider communications as important or … © Stuart Bruce – FTSE 100 communications research reveals serious lack of professional PR was first published […]
  • The PRCA (Public Relations and Communications Association), the world’s largest PR professional body, has published a new study highlighting the important role public relations and … © Stuart Bruce – Perception of PR value soars amongst business leaders was first published on Stuart […]

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