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Public Affairs Awards logo 2019 - JFG Comms finalist consultancy of the year

JFG Communications, the first ever virtual public affairs agency, founded by Jo Field three years ago has been named among the finalists for Consultancy of the Year at the PRCA (Public Relations and Communications Association) Public Affairs Awards 2019.

Jo Field speaking at Highways UK November 2017 on stakeholder engagement

With the annual Highways UK conference approaching, here is a look back at the 2017 event. Our Founder & Managing Director Jo Field spoke in a Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation session on ‘how people’s needs should drive infrastructure and services'. Here are some of Jo's key points to take away…

Image of train - transport

Reflecting on the party conference season, Jo Field analyses transport policy announcements and insights from the Lib Dem, Labour and Conservative party conferences.

portrait of Ada Lovelace - women in STEM

In our blog for Ada Lovelace Day, Becky Franklin finds out more about the 'enchantress of numbers' and why we need more female pioneers like her.

JFG Comms, transport industry specialists, 3rd birthday cakes

As we’re celebrating our 3rd birthday today, our Founder & Managing Director, Jo Field, takes the opportunity to reflect on the past three years.

image of Midland Hotel, Conservative party conference

We are looking forward to attending the Conservative party conference in Manchester on 29 September to 2 October. 

Labour party conference Brighton 2019

We are excited to be attending the Labour party conference in Brighton on 21-25 September.

With Brexit continuing to overshadow UK politics and, perhaps, a neglect of domestic policy in recent years, it is going to be an interesting and unique party conference.

Image of Jo Swinson speaking at Lib Dem conference

We are really excited to be attending the Liberal Democrats party conference in Bournemouth on 14-17 September. 

In many ways, this party conference season is set to be the most intriguing yet.

Katie Kelleher and apprentice panel at launch of Transport Infrastructure Skills Strategy 3 years of progress report

By Jo Field

Transport sector making good progress on diversity

The Transport Infrastructure Skills Strategy - three years of progress report shows the road and rail sector is making good progress in improving workforce diversity.

Image of young female engineer INWED19 #TransformtheFuture

International Women in Engineering Day is back! And, 2019 marks 100 years of the creation of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES). That’s 100 years’ worth of celebrating the achievements of female engineers.

Becky Franklin of JFG Comms and young female graduates / the gender pay gap

By Becky Franklin

In many ways, I count myself very lucky that I went to an all girls’ school. Growing up in that environment, I didn’t understand the concept of gender inequality because it was something I was never going to experience. From the age of 4, we were taught, as girls, that we could do anything, be anything and no one could prevent us from our own success. We were the lucky ones.

Women in Construction summit logo

Becky Franklin shares our insights from the Women in Construction summit

Last Thursday (16 May), we were lucky enough to attend the Women in Construction Conference. As my first conference I can say it was very much a masterclass in female empowerment. Seeing so many women, courageously, share their experiences, some good and some bad, of what it is like to be a woman in construction really gave a good insight into the sector’s challenges.