The Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Problem

As set out in the Road to Zero Strategy, the government plans to end the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, and for all vehicles to be zero-emission by 2050. This is a significant commitment to electric vehicles and is part of the government’s wider Clean Growth Strategy. The government anticipates that mostRead more

Brexit: two significant shifts

After weeks of stalemate and delay over Brexit, we now finally have two significant developments in the form of evolving positions from both main Party leaders. Firstly, Jeremy Corbyn has bowed to pressure to support a second referendum if an amendment calling for Labour’s preferred approach to Brexit (a customs union and close alignment withRead more

The politics of change?

The term historic is becoming commonplace in relation to UK politics in recent times but the formation of a new Independent Group of 11 MPs, eight from Labour and three former Conservatives, does represent a very significant moment. Nothing quite like it has been seen since the formation of the Social Democratic Party in 1981.Read more

No-deal Brexit and the Long Term Plan for Health: what’s at risk?

In launching the NHS Long Term Plan, Theresa May promised stability amidst all the instability. Key headlines include half a million lives over the next ten years to be saved through preventing diseases such as strokes and heart disease, and true efforts to bring parity to mental and physical health. But with fears increasing thatRead more

WA shortlisted for PR Moment Awards

WA is delighted to have been shortlisted for Independent Agency of the Year in the PR Moment Awards 2019. The PR Moment Awards are a major fixture in the UK PR and communications calendar and are judged by eminent industry professionals. The awards celebrate excellence and recognise and reward exceptional campaigns and talent in theRead more

The Polish Paradox: how investors can navigate Poland’s new normal

Poland has long been viewed as one of the most attractive countries in Europe for foreign investment. A highly skilled workforce, comparatively low labour costs and enviable geographic links to major European countries contribute to Poland’s ranking as the second largest Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) destination by jobs created in Europe, ahead of major economiesRead more

Retail therapy: Another market that needs fixing?

You would be forgiven for thinking that something isn’t quite right when the Great British tradition of shopping fails to materialise over the Christmas period. The cautious spending habits of consumers highlights a worrying trend for the UK’s retail sector. With business rates set to rise and the country facing the cliff edge of aRead more