The Brexit betrayal or a sense of reality?

Earlier this month, the government’s rhetoric on Brexit signalled its ongoing commitment towards delivering a hard exit from the EU. Theresa May warned EU leaders that no deal was better than a bad deal, and the ambition of reducing net migration to the UK to the ‘tens of thousands’ by 2020 was a non-negotiable principleRead more

Making the most of your eight seconds

Good public relations (PR) is essential for a successful business.  Organisations both large and small, depend on their reputation to drive success – and PR holds the key to building a good relationship with stakeholders, whether they be politicians, other businesses or consumers. The PR industry is estimated to have grown by 34 per cent since 2013, now totalling 83,000 practitioners inRead more

Peers’ dressing down could prompt Government re-think on NHS delivery

This government and its predecessors received a dressing down from the Select Committee on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS last week. The committee of peers published its report on the health service and its ability to deliver under increasing financial and demand pressures. Criticism was firmly focused on the ‘short sightedness’ of successive governmentsRead more

Brussels, we’ve left the building

The original version of this article appeared in Real Deals.  Kicking off the Brexit process We’re officially on our way out. Article 50 has been formally triggered and what happens over the coming months will set the tone and style of Britain’s exit from the European Union. Donald Tusk has set the ball rolling forRead more

The Great Repeal Race

This spring, Her Majesty the Queen will outline the details of the Great Repeal Bill as she opens the new parliamentary session—opening up the throttle on a process with striking parallels to the current Formula 1 season. Granted the Berlaymont doesn’t quite conjure up the same images of grandeur as the Monte Carlo Casino andRead more