Influencing the influencers

With the world moving so fast, your standing in it can quickly change. With a corporate purpose that makes a telling impression with key influencers, you can build your reputation on firm foundations.

Our expertise in strategic thinking, best-practice content and outstanding creativity has made us one of the UK’s leading investor communications agencies. We create corporate narratives that distil and articulate the purpose that sets businesses apart and present them in ways that connect meaningfully with stakeholders and show them where the future value lies.

Our corporate reports are respected for presenting a lucid investment case, with illuminating content, distinctive design ideas and persuasive messaging.

A trusted reporting partner for blue-chip businesses
Our client-base consists of organisations across a range of sectors and geographies. In the UK, we work with over 50 FTSE-listed businesses, mainly in the FTSE 350, as well as some ambitious Main Market, Small Cap and AIM companies. These include FTSE 100 Informa and Berkeley and FTSE 250 Debenhams, Britvic, National Express Group, Grainger, Unite Group, Royal Mail, Saga, Synthomer and TP ICAP. and Weir. We also work with large private organisations across Europe, including Kindred, Octapharma and PPHE Hotel Group.

Award-winning reporting
We are at the forefront of latest thinking and insight drives everything we do. We understand what best-in-class looks like and we are respected for the powerful way we combine creativity and content to create effective solutions. We are one of the most widely-awarded reporting agencies in the UK, receiving recognition from respected industry bodies including ARC, CorpComms, Corporate & Finance, ICSA, the Investor Relations Society and PwC.

 

Awards


The Luminous way – creating best-in-class reports

Stephen Butler

Director of Stakeholder Engagement Stephen Butler outlines how Luminous create best practice reporting narratives.

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Mapping a way through the ‘MiFID II maze’

Stephen Butler

Stephen Butler, Director of Stakeholder Engagement at Luminous, looks at the update to the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, more commonly known, of course, as MiFID II and advises how companies can enhance their investor communications in what can seem a confusing landscape.

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Rebuilding reputation and restoring trust

Harriet Rumball

A decline in public trust in business was cited as one of the key drivers behind the formulation of the new UK Corporate Governance Code published in July 2018. Harriet Rumball, Senior Investor Engagement Consultant at Luminous, reflects on how reputation is built and how to restore it when it is damaged.

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Long-term growth versus short-term gain?

Stephen Butler

We live in the world of ‘now’, ‘me’ and ‘more’, intensely focused on the experience of the moment. But while that may be all that is needed to sustain our Facebook page, it is no formula for business success. As Luminous Investor Engagement Director Stephen Butler explains, only those with their eyes on the horizon will be best prepared to tackle its challenges when they get there.

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Driving digital connection

Michal Kendereski

Research shows that investment in digital communications pays dividends. Brand engagement increases by 28% when users are exposed to compelling content, well presented. Luminous Digital Director Michal Kendereski outlines how you can enhance your company’s digital presence.

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A new dawn for employee engagement

Stephen Butler

The FRC’s 2018 Corporate Governance Code places greater focus on workforce engagement. Stephen Butler, Director of Stakeholder Engagement at Luminous, looks at this new strategic imperative.

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Culture reporting: still a long way to go

Stephen Butler

The wrong culture has been identified as a contributing factor in several recent corporate failings. Stephen Butler shares his thoughts on how corporates could report in a far more meaningful way.

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Client interview: Graham Jerome-Ball, Informa

Jon Towell

Luminous Creative Partner Jon Towell asked Graham Jerome-Ball, Informa’s Global Branding Director, to discuss the collaborative approach that resulted in an award winning report.

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Integrated reporting? You may be closer than you think

Stephen Butler

Having launched the Integrated Reporting Framework in 2013, the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) hopes that, over time, this form of corporate reporting will become mainstream. Luminous Investor Engagement Director Stephen Butler interviewed Amanda Swaffield, Director in Deloitte’s National Accounting and Audit team.

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Blog post / 22.02.19

Is your website ready for MiFID II?

With widespread anticipation that MiFID II will result in a fall-off in sell side research equity research for small cap stocks, the corporate website is becoming an increasingly important channel…

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Blog post / 07.02.19

The world’s business model is changing – are you ready?

We're delighted to share this week's guest blog by Jonathan Labrey, Chief Strategy Officer at the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), who explains why it's time to follow a new business model.

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Blog post / 31.01.19

Luminous win Northgate pitch

After another successful creative pitch, we are excited to be working with Northgate plc.

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Blog post / 31.01.19

JTC choose Luminous for maiden report

We are delighted to be working with Jersey based wealth services business JTC on their first Annual Report since IPO. 

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