We provide journalism, PR, and event management services to businesses and good causes.


We have raised £1 million for charity since 2010.


“We couldn’t be happier with the support Cause UK has provided our conservation organisation over the last year.  They have written copy for newsletters and websites, generated so many creative ideas to engage the local community and raise our profile as well as securing local, regional and national press.

“Ann and Clair are so easy to work with – they are efficient, professional and always deliver.  I would recommend them without hesitation.” – Sarah Kettlewell, Nidderdale AONB


“They helped put our services on the national map, positioning us as leaders in the field.” – Susan Littlemore, Riverside


“I have no hesitation recommending Cause UK, in fact, I’d urge you to contact them.” – Adeeba Malik CBE


“I would highly recommend the Cause UK team to anyone working in the arts or indeed any sector who are looking for high quality and efficient PR services.” – Helen Ball, CEO The Civic


“…Comes up with great, workable story ideas and I know I can rely on her to provide whatever help is needed speedily and efficiently.” – Jake Kerridge, The Telegraph


“They really helped us to build a national profile, which helped us to secure awards, attract new clients, bring in different Investors and really move on to a new level.” – Matt Smith, CEO, Key Fund


“They worked like Trojans petitioning for funds.” – Selina Scott, Broadcaster


“Your efforts are invaluable to our business!” – Melvin Besbrode, Besbrode Pianos


“During the five years I worked with them they never failed to deliver meaningful PR and positive media coverage.” – Susan Littlemore, Riverside


“You, my friends delivered so much, above and beyond anything I could have dreamed about.” – Eliot Kennedy, songwriter


“Their work always yields the results we require. We see them as an extension of our team and their copy is knowledgeable and their ideas innovative.” – Sharon Canavar, CEO Harrogate Festivals


“They respond quickly, have a comprehensive contacts book, never fail to come up with case studies that fit the bill – and they are warm, responsive people to deal with.” – Sheena Hastings, Journalist



A team of journalists, PR professionals and creatives, led by sisters Ann and Clair.


Cause UK was founded by Clair. A graduate of the University of Warwick and the University of California, she worked for several years in the City in financial services and subsequently for over a decade in the Third Sector, with management qualifications in marketing and business.

Clair was highly commended in the category Director of the Year ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ at the IOD Director of the Year Awards 2018 (Yorkshire and North East). She won the 2014 Institute of Directors’ (Yorkshire and Humber) Director of the Year Award for the public and not for profit sector.

Clair was a founding director of the Veterans’ Artisan Bakery at Catterick and was a trustee of Martin House Children’s Hospice in Wetherby for three years.  She is also a Member of the Advisory Board for Leeds Beckett University’s Faculty of Business and Law, and a fundraising consultant to the Archbishop of York Youth Trust.




Ann is a Director of Cause UK and sister to Clair. Ann has a background as a feature writer on regional newspapers with stints in the Channel Islands on the Guernsey Press and as Editor of the Alderney Journal before she joined the Lancashire Evening Telegraph.

Ann regularly writes on behalf of our clients for regional and national newspapers and magazines. She is an experienced PR Account Manager with strong contacts in regional and national press.