KISS Communications has been appointed to handle PR and digital for Couch Perry & Wilkes, one of the UK’s largest dedicated environmental building services consultancies. KISS Public Relations, a division of KISS Communications has been awarded a twelve month retained contract focusing on profile raising, brand building, media relations and a key influencer programme. The PR team will be headed up by Justine Smith. The digital contract will focus on creating a new web site to reflect the Couch Perry & Wilkes creative and innovative approach. It will also be a platform that appeals to the design-conscious companies CPW seek to influence, including architects and surveyors. KISS Communications’ Creative Director, Richard Bland will head the team responsible for designing the web site. Simon Seaton-Smith, Marketing Director at Couch Perry & Wilkes, said, “We felt there was a real synergy between KISS Communications and CPW. We were impressed with the company’s vision, understanding of our market, creative approach and proactive ideas and are looking forward to working with the company.” PR Director at KISS Public Relations, Justine is delighted to be working with Couch Perry & Wilkes, she said, “As with so many sectors, environmental building consultancy is an area that can gain substantially from a targeted PR programme. The company has an impressive reputation in carbon reduction, sustainability and climate change and we are looking forward to raising its profile in these newsworthy areas and creating a web site which will make Couch Perry & Wilkes stand out from its competitors.” Couch Perry and Wilkes have offices in Birmingham, Cambridge, Nottingham and Leeds and employ 138 people. The company works in a wide range of market sectors including healthcare, education, research, and local government, pharmaceutical and commercial clients. Its yearly project values are in excess of £350 million.