And then there were three

We're already half way through the year - can you believe it - and I'm glad to say 2011 has been kind to Sarah Hall Consulting. With 100% client retention (not wanting to jinx it), a raft of new contract wins and (I can't not mention it!) the launch of a major Vivienne Westwood Shoes exhibition at The Bowes Museum just last month, the business has really grown organically, which has resulted in the team growing too.

It's been a real pleasure to welcome two very talented PR consultants, Sara Fisher (right) and Deborah Johnson (left), on board - both of whom have fantastic reputations in the North East marketplace and have been putting their skills to great use on the client portfolio. I know that when I go off on maternity leave this September, the business will be in very safe hands.