A copywriting agency that’s focused on your business goals

Richard Hollins & Associates is a copywriting agency based in London, UK.

We’ve been providing a broad range of business and financial copywriting services since 2009, with particular specialism in annual reports and other investor communications. Our background in investor relations and accountancy probably makes us the UK’s best-qualified annual report writers.

Our clients range from niche consultancies to FTSE 100 companies. Most are in the UK but we’ve also worked for businesses across Europe, South Africa and the Middle East. We also partner with many of London’s leading design agencies, helping them to serve their clients as well as providing consultancy and writing white papers for them.

Richard Hollins is our founder and director. He is heavily involved in the day-to-day business, writing copy, advising clients and overseeing our associates, who are carefully selected freelance writers. Our associates give us additional capacity at our busiest times and bring their own valuable skills and experience, which benefit our clients.

About Richard Hollins

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Richard Hollins

Before founding the business, Richard worked in investor relations for 12 years.

He was head of investor relations for Serco Group plc for four years. At Serco, Richard wrote all of the company’s investor communications, from press releases to web copy to annual reports. He was voted best investor relations officer in the IR Magazine UK awards and won awards for Serco’s annual report. Serco also won or was nominated for several other awards during his time in charge of investor relations.

Prior to Serco, Richard spent nearly eight years at Makinson Cowell, the UK’s leading investor relations consultancy. There he helped major companies to develop their messages and to write and edit their communications. His clients included companies in engineering, financials, health, hotels, leisure, media, packaging, printing, property, pubs and restaurants, retail, support services, telecoms and utilities. They ranged in size from small cap stocks to
the biggest FTSE 100 companies.

Richard has a BA in Economics and an MA with distinction in Creative Writing . He is also a chartered accountant, a qualification he gained during five years with Deloitte.