A fast-growing Yorkshire-based PR firm is proud to announce its two-new client wins from Calderdale.

The contracts will see Leeds-based PR firm MacComms working with businesses in card payment solutions and financial advisory services.

The companies who have appointed MacComms, include Brighouse-based Yorkshire Payments and Halifax-based Investing For Tomorrow.

Maintaining an impressive history of fast expansion since forming in 2015, MacComms will manage both companies’ PR and marketing requirements, with a focus on entering awards, media engagement and social media support.

Having assisted Yorkshire Payments and its founder, James Howard to become successfully shortlisted for four awards, winning three to date, James speaks highly of the new business relationship.

James Howard, managing director of Yorkshire Payments, comments:

“We are delighted to be working with MacComms who are proactive in sourcing new opportunities for us to help raise our profile. In just a few months we have been successfully shortlisted for four, and won, three prestigious business awards with their support.”

Managing director of MacComms, Ellie MacDonald says:

“It is a pleasure to be working with both Yorkshire Payments and Investing For Tomorrow. We’re looking forward to helping both businesses with their PR and marketing strategies and I am excited by the fantastic opportunities for both businesses, and business owners.”

Founder of Yorkshire Payments, James Howard, was shortlisted for young entrepreneur in the Huddersfield Examiner business awards and won the Halifax Business Award for Entrepreneur of the Year and the Eaton Smith Business of the Month award for October 2016. More recently, James was awarded Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year for Yorkshire at BQ Live’s Emerging Entrepreneur Awards in February 2017.

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About MacComms

Formed in April 2015, MacComms is founded and run by leading West Yorkshire businesswoman Ellie MacDonald who has 10 years’ PR and marketing experience.

Three years on since forming, MacComms has helped almost 100 firms to raise their profile. The firm has supported a number fellow start-up’s and SMEs across a range of sectors with a particular focus on tech and food and drink. Clients include The Car Buying Group, Cooper King Distillery and Vanacci.

Ellie is supported by finance director, Martin Mellor, HR director Sarah Darbyshire and sales director Chris Rabbitt. As well as experienced account manager Jennifer Ogden, senior account executive Emily Docherty and digital PR executive, Sophie Nightingale.

For more information about MacComms visit and follow on Twitter @MacCommsYorks.