PoliticsDirect.com, the on-line public affairs consultancy, has
signed up Northern Ireland’s Stratagem as its first affiliate.
The agreement means the two agencies will pitch jointly for business and
will refer clients to each other when this is not possible.
It is the first affiliation for PoliticsDirect.com to have been signed
up through its web site, and is overseen by founding director David
Stratagem was founded 18 months ago by Quintin Oliver, former director
of the Yes campaign in the Good Friday agreement’s referendum campaign,
Peter MacLennan, the political assistant to the talks which led to the
agreement and Katherine McDonald, a former researcher to cabinet office
minister Mo Mowlam.
Stratagem clients include the Royal National Institute for the Deaf,
Diabetes UK and the Federation of Small Businesses.