Written by Katia Ponnampalam • Published 24th January 2017

Charlie Mullins: How Personal PR helped me build my brand

After leaving school at 15 with no qualifications and completing a four year apprenticeship in plumbing, Charlie started his business with just a second hand van and a bag of tools he bought at an auction. 1979 he saw the launch of Pimlico Plumbers from a basement of an estate agent in Pimlico, London. Now Pimlico Plumbers is the UK’s largest independent plumbing firm and has a roster of celebrity clients including Simon Cowell, Dame Helen Mirren, Joanna Lumley, Joan Collins, Keira Knightly, Daniel Craig, Richard Branson to name but a few.

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We sat down with Charlie to ask him his thoughts on Personal PR and how working with us has helped him grow his business.

Q: How has PR helped you to build your brand?

Q: How has PR helped you to grow your business?

Q: Can I do my own PR?

Q: What is it like to work with The PHA Group

Q: What difference has PR made to your business?

Q: Is PR worth the investment?

Q:How important is raising your personal profile?

Q: When should I seek PR?

Q: Why did Pimlico Plumbers invest in PR?