Market-Ching! Coronavirus Funding Helps Marketing Agency Get Back on its Feet

Marketing specialists, Purity Productions, has secured a £175k Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) package from Santander UK. This has enabled the business to continue servicing essential staff and production costs associated with the upcoming projects rescheduled from earlier in the year. 

Purity Productions, which employs ten staff, has created bespoke marketing campaigns for some of the UK’s biggest brands, including Samsung, Alpro, BMW, Absolut and Marriott. The full-service brand experience agency was created by Rob Quinn in 2007 and specialises in full-scale experiential events with a dedicated in-house design team. 

The majority of Purity Productions’ work is at mass participation events or high-footfall locations, meaning that all projects between March and October – the busiest period for their marketing activities – were either postponed or cancelled altogether due to lockdown restrictions., 

Mark Dunn, Managing Director, Purity Productions, commented: “Purity was heavily impacted by the lockdown which occurred due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Specialising in experiential marketing and live events, all work was postponed and cancelled. Santander supported us throughout this challenging period by assisting us in successfully applying for a CBILS loan. We very much appreciated their commitment to, and understanding of, the business alongside their belief in the future of the company. As a result, following the interruption caused by Covid-19, Santander has ensured we are now well placed to come out the other side of the pandemic with an optimistic outlook and continuing our upwards growth trajectory once again.”

Chris Kovacs, Regional Director, Santander UK, added: “Purity is built on a wealth of knowledge and expertise in their sector, and strong relationships are the bedrock on which these are built. This is certainly telling with Purity’s clients, and is the reason they have, by and large, been able to postpone works as opposed to cancelling completely. I am confident that our support will enable the business to continue to deliver outstanding solutions for their clients, despite the adversity faced this year.” 

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