1HQ announces Crown Commercial Service accreditation

Crown commercial service accreditation for 1hq

1HQ the global branding and communication agency, has been appointed as an approved provider to the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Communications Market Place.

The agency earned the status having successfully completed the application to showcase its capabilities, credentials, and best practice, enabling it to now provide creative services, communications and marketing to central government and wider public sector clients.

Crown Commercial Service accreditation

CCS plays an important role helping the UK public sector save money when buying common goods and services. 

It is the biggest public procurement organisation in the UK and uses its commercial expertise to help buyers in central government and across the public and third sectors to purchase goods and services like those offered by 1HQ. 

The collective purchasing power of its customers, plus its procurement knowledge, means it can get the best commercial deals in the interests of taxpayers.

1HQ is now one of the 160 appointed suppliers on the Communications Marketplace able to sell goods and services to the UK public sector. 

It will be offering the following services:

  • Marketing and Communications Strategy
  • Change Strategy
  • Marketing Strategic Advice and Consultancy
  • Campaign Coordination
  • Creative Development and Execution
  • Social Marketing and Emerging Channels
  • Internal Communications and Engagement
  • Innovation and Experience

Mark Artus, CEO at 1HQ, said: “We are thrilled to announce our successful accreditation status within the CCS Communications Marketplace. 

“We wanted to become a supplier as a way for us to promote our services to public sector organisations.

“Suppliers of all sizes, including small agencies and sole traders are registered on the marketplace; helping reduce the cost and time burden when competing for public sector business and we are delighted to now be one of them.”

Christian Hugo CEO of GovData Ltd, said: “It has been our pleasure to support 1HQ Ltd and assist them in unlocking further opportunities within the Public Sector. 

“Encouraging growth for a fantastic business and extending the reach and impact of their admirable work – we wish them continued success.”