Creative agency formed in lockdown hits £1.5m milestone

Dan Laurence, Grace Aspin, Grace Taylor, and Chris Hobson

Unite and Create, a Manchester-based creative agency, has reported an annual turnover of £1.5 million in its second year of trading.

The agency, which specialises in digital, design, live events and high-end film production and animation has adopted an “agile business model”, which leverages the expertise of freelancers to provide the best team for each client and project.

Since being founded in lockdown 2020 by Dan Laurence and Chris Hobson, the business works with leading brands including Travelodge, Bupa, Manchester Metropolitan University and Morgan Sindall Group. 

Founding Director Chris Hobson said: “We are incredibly proud of the remarkable success we have achieved in such a short period of time. Our unique business model allows us to tap into the incredible talent of the freelance market and we now have over 100 experts we can call upon, based all over the globe.

“This allows us to assemble the perfect team for each project and deliver outstanding results – every time.” 

Dan Laurence, Founding Director at Unite and Create, added: “The rapid growth we’ve experienced in just two years is testament to our commitment to excellence, creativity and client satisfaction.

“Brands are increasingly seeking a tailored approach to their communications, and we believe that our ability to adapt to clients’ ever-evolving needs holds us in good stead for further expansion. We’re looking forward to applying our agile and innovative agency approach to more and more businesses.”

The agile freelance model removes the barriers of a fixed team to deliver an innovative and versatile approach to every project. By providing a bespoke client team for every project and leveraging its network of over 100 freelancers based all over the globe who work alongside its core project management team.