The Pressure Group

The Pressure Group is a leading campaigning, advocacy and communications consultancy, devoted to helping eliminate poverty, protect human rights and preserve the environment. Based in the UK, we work around the world with progressive organisations to strengthen their voice, build their power and maximise their influence.

Founded in 2000 by Ian Chandler, we have worked with over 100 organisations in 57 countries, providing a range of services, including:

Training and Capacity Building
Undertaking training needs assessments and providing high quality personalised training to individuals and organisations on a range of advocacy, communications and management topics. Our training workshops are highly participatory but also include the sharing of leading-edge theory and best practice to create the optimum learning experience.
We also provide coaching, mentoring, action learning sets and conference facilitation. [more]
Strategy, Planning and Management
Supporting organisations and networks to develop their organisational strategies, advocacy strategies, communication strategies and individuals campaign plans, through the use of clear frameworks and participatory processes.
We can also manage or coordinate individual campaigns or organise campaign events on your behalf. [more]
Research and Evaluations
Advocacy research, including political analysis and mapping.
Organisational and programmes reviews.
Mid-term and end-of-project evaluations.
Design of advocacy M&E systems. [more]

A series of Advocacy & Campaign Planning Mini-Guides are available for free download. [more]