Marks and Spencer ends PR contract

Marks and Spencer (M&S) has cut ties with its PR agency of four years, Finsbury, as it looks to bring the function in-house in a drive for greater efficiency in both cost and how the team works day-to-day.

Finsbury has acted as M&S’s full-service PR firm for the past four years. After several months of discussions, the contract – reported to be worth in the region of £250,000 to £300,000 – will end at the end of the month.

“We’ve had a great relationship with Roland and the team at Finsbury over the last…