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About Us

The Mackman Group is an award winning researchPR (public relations)marketing & design company based in Sudbury, Suffolk and Colchester, Essex.

Established in 2003 the company has services covering mainly the Suffolk, Essex, Norfolk and Cambridgeshire areas. Recognised as a leading business to business research and marketing company in the region the Mackman Group has a reputation for delivering high quality research and marketing on time and to budget for premium brands. Offering outstanding customer service the team of research and marketing specialists are driven by the need to deliver consistent research and marketing underpinned by robust and embedded processes.

Premium brand research and marketing

Our clients are ambitious premium brand organisations that have recognised the need for a research and marketing company as an important part of their growth. They come from a range of differing sectors but generally are independent, offering a ‘top-end’ product or service, often in a niche market.



A team of research and marketing specialists

The Mackman Group incorporates a team of research and marketing specialists who can operate independently, depending upon the needs of the client, or as one to provide a blended and comprehensive service. We act as an extension of your company, providing a complete range of research and marketing services executed with the responsiveness and professionalism you would expect from an internal department. Our staff are highly experienced and have the energy and enthusiasm to achieve results.

Marketing portfolios

Please take a look at our web designbrandinglogo designbrochure design and photography portfolios for examples of our marketing & design work.

Affordable marketing & design

Whatever your requirements, we offer our marketing at affordable rates and can offer ongoing support for reasonable fixed monthly fees. Special rates are offered to micros, start-ups, charities and social enterprises.

Marketing & design needs

Contact us today to book a friendly, no obligation chat about your marketing needs.

Social research

The Mackman Group has a team of highly qualified and experienced social research specialists who are able to meet the needs of both small and large organisations. If you have a requirement for social research, please contact us for an informal discussion, quotation or formal tender.

Business to business satisfaction surveys

We are a satisfaction survey specialist with a strong track record of delivering customer satisfaction surveys and employee satisfaction surveys. Our satisfaction survey methodologies include telephone, online, and postal. Whether your satisfaction survey requirements are large or small scale, qualitative or quantitative, we can gather, collate and analyse on your behalf.

PR (public relations)

Effective public relations help to raise local and regional awareness as part of a mix of marketing activities. It may also be used to maintain a profile once awareness has been established. It should be part of an on-going process and we can work with you to identify opportunities and to then handle them correctly to ensure that the benefits are maximised.

Marketing & design

Marketing consists of the strategies and tactics used to identify, create and maintain satisfying relationships with customers that result in value for both the customer and the marketer. The Mackman Group act as an extension of your company, providing a complete range of responsive research, PR (public relations), marketing and design services. We do this for ambitious organisations who have identified the need for research, marketing and design as an important part of their growth.

Web design

Our cutting edge web designs will reinforce your company’s professional image, no matter how complex your web design requirements. We use highly skilled web designers, who can help lift your organisation by developing a web design that exceeds your expectations. From small to full e-commerce web design solutions and content managed sites to web hosting, we have the capabilities to fulfill your needs.


From simple leaflets to elaborate brochures, the Mackman Group will design and produce your corporate literature. We develop the brochure message, write compelling headlines and body copy, design the layout, source the photography and manage the brochures print run. Increasingly we are asked to produce digital brochures that can be emailed or hosted online.


Our professional photography ensures that the right messages are being communicated. But it is not just about the photography, our designers ensure that used correctly the photography enhances the work that we do for you. We have experience of event photography, food photography, people photography and product photography. Great photography ensures that your marketing materials are unique and of the highest quality.

Branding & logo design

It’s not difficult to create your own logo, but does the impression it generates build your brand and encourage sales?

Successful branding differentiates your brand from the brands of your competitors. Effective branding helps to ensure that the buyer believe that there is no organisation, product or service quite like yours. Branding is so important in the buyer decision-making process, as it provides a short cut to identifying professional services with high value. The more distinctive the brand, the less likely a client will accept a substitute; the Mackman Group ensures that your brand messages are effective.