What pascha*pr's Clients' Say

Current & Past

I have worked with great people and organisations whilst running pascha*pr, from international organisations like the international development charity VSO, bluechip hotel chain Premier Inn through to popular published crime writer Peter Ritchie and award-winning bar & restaurant The Mercat Grill. 

Here's what some of my clients, past & present - have to say about pascha*pr's services.  

Graham Blaikie, Owner of the Mercat Gril

The Mercat Grill - An Award Winning Bar & Restaurant in East Lothian

Monthly PR Support & Creation of the Bar & Restaurant's Regular Customer Newsletter

Graham Blaikie, Owner of the Mercat Grill: “If you want to have the best business you need to surround yourself with the best suppliers and this is what I have done by engaging the services of Claire at pascha*pr, who provides my bar and restaurant with PR & marketing support – plus more!! 

"Claire has been at my side for over 12 years, helping my business grow, develop and change to any situation that’s arisen.  Her dedication and passion for my business has been second to none. She has always been there to support my operation and goes well above and beyond when delivering her professional services. 

"I would say she treats my business with the complete dedication, effort and enthusiasm– as if it’s her own!  Claire brings her corporate experience, knowledge and extensive skills in PR, marketing and social media and injected these into my business.  I will still be working with Claire for at least another 12 years!" 

Jenny McLay, Owner of The Chocolatarium.

The Chocolatarium - A Unique Tour of Chocolate in Edinburgh

PR Campaign to Help Launch The Chocolatarium in Edinburgh

Owner of The Chocolatarium, Jenny McLay said:"We were delighted with the fantastic coverage that Claire managed to obtain for the Chocolatarium. She crafted great press releases that obviously got attention and resulted in pieces in the local, national and industry press.

"There were clear spikes in website traffic as a result and we received numerous comments from visitors that they had first heard about us through these channels.

"Claire is always professional, goes the extra mile and was a pleasure to work with throughout the whole process." 

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Peter Ritchie - Author

Provide PR Support for Peter, a Crime Fiction Writer, Secured a Publishing Contract & Created www.peterritchie.co.uk

Peter commented: "I have worked with Claire now for several years after she was recommended by a local businessman and friend. In that time, I’ve come to regard her as a true professional and most importantly someone who really wants success for her clients. In my own case she has been the lynchpin in turning me from what was no more than a hobby in self-publishing to a widely read author with a fine publishing company.

"Claire’s energy is boundless and she makes things happen which is something I could never have done myself. I would go as far to say that without her guidance, ideas and optimism I would not have written the number of books I have.

"I regard her now as a friend and would recommend her to anyone looking to boost their business or promote their ideas."

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Tom Wood - Author & Columnist

Secured a Publishing Contract for True Crime Writer Tom Wood & New Website Created www.tomwoodwriter.co.uk

Tom Wood said: "I first met Claire @ Pascha PR on the firm recommendation of a good friend. I had a book looking for a publisher and a quality website to be built.  From the start Claire was a pleasure to work with.  Positive and professional. Targets and costs were set and delivered on.

"I now have a good publisher for my book and my eye-catching website is up and running.  Claire delivered everything she promised - a pleasure to work with and I will continue to use her services and would highly recommend her for any PR or communications challenges."  

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VSO - Global International Development Charity

PR Projects in Scotland to Support VSO's London Media Team

Catherine Raynor, now Director of Mile 91, took on pascha*pr when she worked as Head of Communication for the global, international development charity, VSO. 

She said: "VSO has used pascha*pr on a number of occasions to support profile-raising activities in Scotland. They have an impressive knowledge of the Scottish media landscape, an extensive contact book and the creative flair to turn our key messages into stories the media wants to run.  As a result of a volunteer recruitment campaign they handled for us we received the highest number of volunteer enquiries from Scotland in five years.  The results speak for themselves and I have no hesitation in recommending them."   


Premier Inn - UK's Largest Hotel Chain

PR for Hotel Relaunch & Event

Mike Clarke, now a District Manager for Five Guys Scotland was a former manager at the Premier Inn, when the company engaged the services of pascha*pr.


Mike Clarke said: "Claire worked with Premier Inn on two occasions.  First project was to re-launch our hotel after a £1 million makeover and on the second occasion, pascha*pr organised a Family Fun Day and Charity Fire Walk. Both events were well thought through, organised and delivered to a world class standard. Right after our re-launch sales rose by 20%!"