Stripe, the first Scottish agency to win the award, was commended by the judges for its "excellent internal culture, mentoring scheme and delivery on its objective to be the industry leader for working parents".
Manchester’s SkyParlour PR, a bespoke consultancy operating as a specialist in the international e-commerce, m-commerce and payments industries, was handed the title of Outstanding Small Consultancy.
Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO was awarded Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team.
Markettiers4dc took away the most trophies of the night, winning three awards including Best Broadcast Campaign for its work with Slater & Gordon, and the Healthcare Campaign award (alongside Pegasus) for its work with Bayer Animal Health, which also picked up the Best Use of Research, Planning, Measurement and Evaluation prize.
Brands2Life won two awards, for Best Event and Consumer Relations Campaign, and M&C Saatchi PR also received dual recognition, for Corporate and Business Communications Campaign and Best Technology Campaign.
Other winners included individuals Sally Aston of Diabetes UK and Karen Tippett-Lehane, who were recognised as Outstanding Young Communicator and Outstanding Freelance Practitioner respectively.
CIPR president Stephen Waddington said: "The standard of winners and strength of the competition tonight are proof that there has never been such an exciting time to work in public relations, wherever you are in the UK. Our reputation as a profession is built by the kinds of campaigns, teams and professionals receiving these accolades."
|Corporate and Business Communications Campaign||M&C Saatchi PR||The World's First Smartwatch Bank|
|Financial and Investor Relations Campaign||Santander||Winning the Current Account Switching War|
|Internal Communications Campaign||Royal Mail||Royal Mail Employee Share Offer|
|Consumer Relations Campaign||Brands2Life||PESTAURANT – The World's First Pest-Only Restaurant|
|Public Sector Campaign||Royal College of Physicians||Launch of Future Hospital:
Caring for Medical Patients
|Corporate Social Responsibility Campaign||Central England Co-operative and Saffron Lane Neighbourhood Council||The Saffron Acres Project|
|Inclusive Communications Campaign||Grayling / Anchor Care Homes||Anchor On Song|
|Public Affairs Campaign||Association of Colleges||No Free Lunch?|
|Not-For-Profit Campaign||RAF Museum||Raising the Dornier|
|Healthcare Campaign||Bayer Animal Health, markettiers4dc and Pegasus||Slime Watch|
|Integrated Campaign||Ovo Energy||Feel Loved Again|
|Global Public Relations Campaign||Smarts Communicate||Bushmills Live|
|Issues or Crisis Management||Westminster City Council||Food Labelling|
|Automotive Campaign||Performance Communications for Accident Exchange||Flash for Crash|
|Low-Budget Campaign||National Railway Museum||Mallard 75|
|Best Technology Campaign||M&C Saatchi PR||The World's First Smartwatch Bank|
|Best Use of Media Relations||Leonard Cheshire Disability||15-Minute Care:
A Water-Cooler Moment
|Best Broadcast Campaign||Slater & Gordon and markettiers4dc||Slater & Gordon|
|Best Use of Digital||iris Worldwide||#NEOsneakpeek for adidas NEO Label|
|Best Use of Social Media||Battersea Dogs & Cats Home||Cat Takeover|
|Best External Publication||Word Association||The Home that Jack Built|
|Best Internal Publication||East Coast with scarlettabbott||Coastlife|
|Best Sporting Campaign||Mischief PR / The Football Association||The Football Association's 150th Anniversary|
|Best Event||Brands2Life||PESTAURANT – The World's First Pest-Only Restaurant|
|Outstanding Young Communicator||Sally Aston||Diabetes UK|
|Outstanding Freelance Practitioner||Karen Tippett-Lehane MCIPR, TippettPR|
|Outstanding In-House Public Relations Team||BDO|
|Outstanding Small Consultancy||SkyParlour PR|
|Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy||Stripe Communications|
|Best Use of Research, Planning, Measurement and Evaluation||Bayer Animal Health, markettiers4dc and Pegasus||Slime Watch|