After tax-credit wobbles, Osborne jumps back to the centre-ground

George Osborne has delivered his Autumn Statement and Spending Review.  As always, there is plenty of time for things to unravel as the opposition, observers and journalists trawl through the documents for hidden bombshells.  But as it stands, it looks to have been a broadly successful and politically savvy statement from the Chancellor. After weeksRead more

Westminster Advisers Shortlisted for Consultancy of the Year

Westminster Advisers is delighted to have been shortlisted for Consultancy of the Year in the Public Affairs Awards 2015. The Public Affairs Awards celebrates the best and the brightest in the industry, awarding talent and innovation across in-house and consultancy campaigns. As a company, Westminster Advisers has had a truly outstanding year. We’ve won excitingRead more

Volkswagen, advertising, and the value of public affairs

The ongoing catastrophe surrounding Volkswagen has generated acres of commentary from various angles.  In these situations professional interest dictates that one should have at least a cursory glance at what has been said about the crisis from a comms and marketing perspective. Lots has been written about trust in big business, the importance of transparencyRead more