About Us

The Jargon Group is an international media, marketing and corporate communications business.

The group’s portfolio of digital-first agency brands is diversified across public relations, media and specialist digital services and delivered to a roster of international clients and markets.

The Jargon Group is made up of a number of subsidiary companies and assets owned directly by Simon Corbett.

The diversification of market niche and services enables the Jargon Group to realise certain holdings, reinvesting profits and proceeds from sales to support, develop and grow new and existing businesses.

Our success is measured through the growth of our people, profitable business growth and through our partnership with Ecologi, a carbon reduction and tree planting specialist. To date we have planted 5,000 trees removing over 365 tonnes of CO2 from the atmosphere.


Jargon PR is a leading corporate communications agency delivering world class Public Relations campaigns for business-to-business technology companies.

The agency creates content, plans social media campaigns and utilises its relationships with the international press to drive awareness, engagement and sales for business-to-business brands.

The specialist team delivers unique B2B services and methodology that builds campaigns for technology and corporate companies on the international stage.


GloHouse Media is a PR agency specialising in packaging & processing machinery and anaerobic digestion & biogas technical writing.

Established in 2009, the agency works with some of the most exciting brands in the global market, producing content, thought leadership and media coverage for its roster of international clients.


Pelican Communications is a specialist sustainability and ESG PR consultancy with over 20 years’ experience in the food supply chain, packaging, waste, recycling, and energy sectors.

The Pelican Communications team applies its unique 360° perspective and decades of sector specific experience to deliver the powerful insights that drive results sooner and enable clients to engage customers and stakeholders quickly and effectively.


Clients in The Jargon Group



Reading, UK


Simon Corbett


45+ Team

Simon Corbett


Simon founded Jargon PR, the backbone of the Jargon Group in 2009 and operated as CEO of the Group until the appointment of Chris Bignell in 2023. Simon now focuses on Group expansion initiatives and strategic management issues working collaboratively with the executive team.

Kevin Taylor

Non-Executive Chairman

As Non-Executive Chairman of The Jargon Group, Kevin’s role is to provide guidance and advice to the Group’s leadership team.

A former President of the UK’s Chartered Institute of PR, Kevin’s long and successful PR career included leading the Flotation media team at BT and heading PR for the launch of the company’s mobile business. At CCgroup he led the mobile industry business of the consultancy to its position as the ‘go-to’ firm for the sector.

After exiting CCgroup Kevin has worked independently delivering professional services and mentoring to IT companies and PR consultancies.

He is Chair of Industry Insights Group, a Trustee and Chair of Iprovision, the benevolent fund of the Chartered Institute, and is the Institute’s Regulatory Consultant providing advice to members on professional standards and ethical practice.

Chris Bignell

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO of the Jargon Group, Chris’ role encompasses strategy and development of the Group across the UK and internationally.

Chris founded communications consultancy (XL Communications) in 2006 and led the business until its acquisition by the Jargon Group in 2023.

He has more than 25 years’ experience advising technology-based B2B and B2C companies in technology and has created and led PR and communications campaigns for some of the largest companies in the world including Intel, Kodak, Motorola, Toshiba, Nokia and Garmin as well as dozens of fast growing smaller businesses.

Kevin Winfield

Kevin Winfield

Managing Director - Jargon PR

Kevin joined Jargon PR in 2012 and performed a number of roles within the business which led to him being appointed Managing Director in 2022.

He began his career as an Online Reporter following study for a Journalism degree at Southampton Solent University before switching disciplines and entering the PR consultancy market.

During his time with the Company, Kevin has played an integral role in business development, staff recruitment and client experience & service. He leads teams working across a large portfolio of B2B Technology clients operating in a broad range of sectors, including cloud, retail, UC and eCommerce.

Michael Bennett

Managing Director - GloHouse Media & Pelican Communications

Michael founded Pelican Communications in 1998 and run the business through until it became part of the Jargon Group in 2022 when he also assumed responsibility for the GloHouse Media team and its clients.

Based in Manchester, Michael and the team specialise in sustainability and ESG-focused integrated communications campaigns and over the last 24-years Pelican Communications has won multiple awards including ‘ESG Consultancy of the Year’ in the 2022 PRmoment Awards.

Michael works closely with clients to deliver communication strategies and advise brands on social and economic issues, responsible governance and brand reputation.

Support Team

Miranda Warmington

Head of Talent

Simon Craddock


Jen Brown

Finance Manager


The Jargon Group is a proud supporter of Ecologi, a carbon reduction and tree planting specialist. Monthly donations on behalf of our client base invest into a broad range of projects that are reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Through Ecologi tree planting partners, who are able to responsibly plant trees each month on our community’s behalf, we have planted 5,000 trees in 2022 alone.

View our Ecologi profile

In The News

The Jargon Group acquires XL Communications

The Jargon Group today announced it has acquired the business and assets of Basingstoke-based XL Communications, including the team, led by founder Chris Bignell…




If you’re looking to work with international clients across a variety of media, PR and content led campaigns to support our growth, we’d love to hear from you. We’re digital-first, so location is less important, mindset, attitude, drive and determination are. Please get in touch at hello@thejargongroup.com

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    • Reading Office:
      Tithe Barn, Parfitts Farm, Eversley Cross, Hants, RG27 0NR
    • Manchester Office:
      10th Floor Blue Building, Media City UK, Salford Quays, M50 2EQ
    • Cardiff Office:
      Office 63, 33 Cathedral Rd, Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9HB
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      Tec Business Centre, Dubai One Central The Offices 3, World Trade Centre, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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