Archive

Year: 2017

  • TechMunch: TBH, everyone needs a hug

    December 11, 2017

    2015 saw the word ‘Smombie’ win Youth Word of the Year. A ‘Smombie’ - a smartphone zombie - or someone mindlessly walking and looking at their mobile - is now the norm for today’s hyper-connected millennials. But I have a confession. I left my phone at home the other day and it’s the first time I have actually looked at anyone on my daily commute – in four years. So I was genuinely shocked to...

  • Money Talks: authenticity, disruption and the future of financial services

    December 7, 2017

    FleishmanHillard Fishburn recently hosted the first in our new “Money Talks” series, gathering business leaders from across the financial services industry to discuss and debate the findings from our global Authenticity Gap research, and what it might tell us about the future for the sector. Chaired by Claudia Bate, Head of Financial Services and Fintech, our esteemed panel included Anne Boden, CEO and founder of Starling Bank, Toby Triebel, CEO Europe at Wealthsimple, Paul Lockstone...

  • Six months and counting: what does GDPR spell for British businesses?

    December 5, 2017

    On Monday 27th November, FleishmanHillard Fishburn hosted a panel discussion on GDPR, the biggest and most significant reform to data privacy regulation in 20 years. Whether European, British or global in outlook, all businesses will be affected. And with six months to go before it comes into effect, we all need to be aware of what is on the horizon. Listen to our expert speakers discuss and explain what GDPR is, why and how it came...

  • FleishmanHillard Fishburn wins at the ICCO Global Awards

    November 30, 2017

    Last night at the ICCO Global Awards FleishmanHillard and our office FleishmanHillard Fishburn won a total of three awards. In the Network of the Year category FleishmanHillard won for both EMEA and the Americas regions. On top of that, our own Simon Richards won Rising Star of the Year. Jim Donaldson, CEO of London and the Middle East says "This is a fantastic achievement for both our global network and Simon. Simon truly is a...

  • Public Affairs Wins at the CorpComms Awards!

    November 27, 2017

    At last week's CorpComms Awards our Public Affairs team won best Public Affairs Campaign for their work with the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) on Business Rates Reform. New Head of Public Affairs Tim Snowball says “The campaign led by our Food and Drink lead Liam McCloy with the ALMR has been absolutely stellar and is a fantastic example of the insightful and impactful work the FHF Public Affairs team can deliver. I’m delighted...

  • Budget 2017 Recap

    November 22, 2017

    With the Government in turmoil since the shock June General Election result, coupled with the political upheaval we have witnessed on an almost weekly basis, today's Budget offered the Government its first set-piece event to reset the political narrative.  Despite the supposed “opportunities” repeatedly referenced at the start of his speech, and the stress he put on the country “moving forward”, Philip Hammond faced the most difficult Budget of any government in recent decades. The...

  • Corporate Reporting Wins at the IR Society Awards!

    November 22, 2017

    Last night at the IR Society Awards our Corporate Reporting team won Best Annual Report 2017: FTSE 100 for our work on the Standard Chartered 2016 Annual Report. The IR Society said they took ‘a complex business and gave it clarity and personality throughout the annual report. The judges were unanimous in their praise for what is an award-winning presentation of a complex business model. In particular the company was praised for its risk reporting...

  • TechMunch: The Evolution of Online Video

    November 7, 2017

    Almost 1/3 of the internet use YouTube, the second largest search engine in the world, which is proportionate to being the 3rd largest country in the world. This no longer surprises me but there was a time not so long ago, when online video didn’t exist let alone consume 1 billion hours of the population’s time each day. In 2000, only 3% of Americans had broadband internet access. Early spread of video came in the...

  • Five things we learned from our event: The New Rules of Corporate Campaigning

    October 16, 2017

    Against a backdrop of political turmoil over the past 18 months – think Trump, Macron, Brexit – the traditional political campaigning handbook has been proverbially ripped up. We wanted to uncover what corporates must learn from the new rules of the game. In partnership with NationBuilder, FHF London hosted a panel discussion with five distinguished guests offering their expert opinions on how best to engage, mobilise and win on issues in 2017. Joining us for...

  • Corporate Reporting Wins Two Awards

    October 10, 2017

    Our Corporate Reporting team are winners from two award events recently. The team have been recognised at the Corporate & Financial Awards, winning a highly commended for our Standard Chartered printed report and bronze for our Barclays online report. The team also won gold at the 31st Arc Awards in the non-profit category for our printed annual report for The Jockey Club. Head of Corporate Reporting, Nick Rose says "It's incredibly gratifying to not only...