Introductions first – we are James Ford and Sam Williams and we’re partners in Barley Communications. In 2016, we decided to set out on our own, having worked together at big agencies for over ten years.
Above all, we wanted to make a difference on issues that matter to us. We saw an opportunity to create a new kind of agency – smart, agile and with a clear focus on maximizing the impact we achieve for our clients. An agency full of bright, energetic people, using the latest technology and flexible working practices – keeping overheads low and passing that benefit on to our clients.
When you work with Barley, we want you to be able to say that:
- Barley is good to work with – that we act with integrity and operate in a transparent way
- Barley delivers – the quality is high and we add value through our insights, advice and creativity
- You benefit from big agency thinking at boutique prices
And what’s in a name? Why Barley? Well, it’s wholesome, honest, versatile and felt like a good representation of the kind of agency we wanted to create – one firmly rooted in straightforward integrity.
We’d love to meet you and discuss how we can help you reach your goals.
LORD TOBY HARRIS, CHAIRMAN, NATIONAL TRADING STANDARDS AND AUTHOR OF LONDON’S PREPAREDNESS TO RESPOND TO A TERRORIST ATTACK: AN INDEPENDENT REVIEW, OCTOBER 2016
CLARE ABBOTTS, SENIOR CAMPAIGNS OFFICER, STAFFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL
KATE HOWELL, DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNICATIONS, BOROUGH MARKET
"Absolutely amazing! We are so happy with the outcome of this campaign. Thank you to everyone at Barley for the fab work."
CHARLIE ENRIGHT, MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, RETAIL AND TRADING, BARNARDO'S
ALI MOORE, HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS, LONDON WASTE & RECYCLING BOARD
BRENDAN ELEY, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, SCAR FREE FOUNDATION
ED TYTHERLEIGH, CEO, STOLL
TREWIN RESTORICK, CEO AND FOUNDER, HUBBUB