Communication that matters

Award-winning social purpose communications – B Corp certified

We provide strategic communications advice, lead high-impact behaviour change and engagement programmes, run integrated PR and media relations campaigns and public consultations. We use insight to refresh brands, build reputation and create stunning content across all media channels.

What makes Barley different

We’re a different kind of agency. One that’s smart, agile and with a clear focus on maximising the impact we achieve for our clients. A B Corp certified, employee-owned agency full of bright, energetic people, offering flexible working practices to attract experienced team members.

Meet the team

What to expect

When you work with Barley, we want you to be able to say that:

  • Barley is great to work with: we act with integrity and operate in a transparent way
  • Barley gets results: we produce high-quality work and deliver impact, through expertise, advice and creativity
  • Barley is good value; providing big agency thinking at boutique prices
Read about our approach

Purpose-led communications

In 2023, we launched Purpose Plus, an ever-changing space for us to bring together our commitments to purposeful work.

Discover Purpose Plus

Working on issues that matter

We work with purpose-driven organisations on the environment, health and social care, science, food, sustainable infrastructure, social justice, consumer protection and more. This includes charities and public bodies, such as the NHS. In 2023, we became B Corp certified and part of a global community of businesses and organisations that meet exceptionally high standards of social and environmental impact.




Campaign of the Year (over £10k)

National Recycling Awards



Medium Consultancy of the Year

PRCA Awards



Consultancy of the Year

UK Green Business Awards



Environmental Campaign of the Year

CIPR Excellence Awards



Best Environmental Cause Campaign

The Drum Awards for Social Purpose



Best Campaign of the Year

Global Good Awards


We’d love to meet you and discuss how we can help you reach your goals.