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  • Four things we learned from Michael Gove

    October 15, 2018

    From heroically battling plastics to admiring Kentucky Fried Chicken, FHF was privileged to host an intimate conversation with Environment Secretary Michael Gove at an event co-hosted with Demos at this year’s Conservative Party Conference. Gove outlined at length how he is working alongside several departments to promote his reformist environmental agenda, which has been just as influential on current Conservative thinking as his previous command of education and justice. He also gave a clear defence...

  • TechMunch: Everything you need to know from this year’s Paris Motor Show

    October 5, 2018

    As October begins, the petrol heads amongst us look forward to just one thing: The Paris Motor Show.  The event sees manufacturers from all over the world descend upon the city of love to fall ‘head-over-wheels’ for both concept and reality. If you weren’t able to make it this year, here’s everything you need to know: Electric Cars With consumers and governments slowly turning away from diesel in recent years, it is unsurprising this years’...

  • FleishmanHillard Fishburn wins at the 2018 Corporate & Financial Awards

    September 26, 2018

    More exciting news from our Reporting Communications team who have won twice last night at the Corporate & Financial Awards hosted by Communicate magazine. The team won Bronze in the Best Printed International Report for our work with Qatar National Bank (QNB) and Bronze for Best Printed Unlisted Report for our work with The Jockey Club. This along with a Highly Commended for our work with Millicom in the Best Online International Report capped off...

  • Gearing up for Vegas: Money 20/20 USA

    September 24, 2018

    In less than a month, Money20/20 USA will convene the leading minds and trendsetters in finance disruption, payments, and the future of money to discuss, debate and explore the trends, ideas and innovations shaping the future of money - from digital identity to FinTech for social good, and everything in between. Thousands of FinTech leaders from disruptive start-ups to global giants will descend on Las Vegas for a packed three day agenda focused around the...

  • A decade from Lehman…where are we now?

    September 13, 2018

    It is ten years this weekend since the fall of Lehman Brothers signaled the single biggest corporate failure in history, sending the global financial market into crisis – and we’ve been paying the price since. In fact, according to a new report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies the UK economy is now 16 per cent smaller today than it would have been had it kept growing at its pre-crisis rate – or in layman's...

  • IFA Insider 2018 #4

    September 4, 2018

    Beyond all else, IFA is well-known for pointing to the direction that the consumer technology industry is taking. As the show draws to a close, these are our five key takeaways. Owning the headlines This year’s IFA was characterised by a few attention grabbing releases. With 8K set to be the next evolution in the TV space, the show kicked off with Samsung presenting the 8K Q900R QLED, and LG showing off the LG 8K...

  • IFA Insider 2018 #3

    September 3, 2018

    Following a weekend spent digesting the wave of big launches IFA 2018 has delivered, we’ve now had time to look back and appreciate a few of the alternative IFA gems. We kick this week off with an IFA Insider dedicated to the “best of the rest”, giving light to some of the gadgets that didn’t get as much appreciation as they deserved.   Polaroid Mint 2-in-1 and OneStep+ (Photo source: PetaPixel) Some technologies and their...

  • IFA Insider 2018 #2

    August 31, 2018

    As the show shifts from new announcements to hands-on time with the latest gadgets, we’re back with a slightly shorter IFA Insider. Phones Following on from Samsung, Sony and HTC yesterday, Huawei, LG, and BlackBerry are a few of the names showcasing their mobile capabilities at the show this year. Beginning with a name etched into smartphone history, Blackberry announced the Limited Edition (LE) version of its Key2 handset. The main thing to note with...

  • IFA Insider 2018 #1

    August 30, 2018

    Despite being one of the oldest consumer electronics shows in the world, IFA is renowned for showcasing the latest releases and offering insights into the trajectory of modern technology. And this year, there have already been a lot of them. In this bumper edition of IFA Insider, we dive into the biggest pre-show announcements across: Audio, Smart Speakers, Wearables, Televisions, Appliances and Smart Homes, Computers, and Phones. IFA is a show with something for everyone...

  • Why your report needs to be for every audience

    August 15, 2018

    The FRC recently released a new UK Corporate Governance Code and Revise Guidance on the Strategic Report; two documents endorsing our view that your annual report needs to look past the financials and connect with your wider audiences and not just the institutional investor. While the new Code will only affect businesses with financial year ends from January 1st 2019 onwards, we advocate introducing the changes across your reporting suite this year. Traditionally, businesses have...