Crisis management is a highly specialised area in which Media House International is a market leader.
We have dealt with a diverse range of crises over many years – from personal court proceedings to potential international PR disasters – all of which are handled with the highest degree of professionalism, effectiveness and discretion.
Any company or organisation, regardless of size, can fall victim to a crisis and the most common cause of mishandling the situation is lack of planning, which can lead to serious reputational damage.
With our broad language capabilities and contacts all over the world, our crisis team employ strategies which include devising crisis contingency plans for companies and organisations, providing round-the-clock emergency response and offering recovery advice.
The very first task taken on by Jack Irvine when he founded the company was to run a hostile campaign against the then management and directors of Celtic Football Club. This high-octane takeover battle occupied the back and front pages of the Scottish press for several years.
Media House International is fortunate in its relationships with leading legal firms and strategic intelligence companies
Almost immediately Irvine and his growing team were thrown into demanding cases including the Dunblane shootings, the Lockerbie air disaster, the Scotch whisky wars in Spain and Portugal, numerous high-profile helicopter crashes, the Cash for Honours scandal and the planned takeover of the Royal Mail.
Latterly, Media House International were brought in by business interests in the Cayman Islands who felt that both the US and UK Governments were using them as a political footballs. This led to further assignments in BVI, Turks and Caicos and Gibraltar.
Media House International is fortunate in its relationships with leading legal firms and strategic intelligence companies and together can guarantee clients a multidisciplinary approach to complex corporate and personal issues.