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  • The sun is shining on the Lib Dems once again

    September 17, 2019

    In nearly fifteen years of Liberal Democrat conferences, the strange thing about coming to Bournemouth is that the weather seems to always reflect the fortunes of the Party. Recent visits (2015, 2017) have been gloomy and grey, and the politics felt correspondingly flat and irrelevant. But this week the sun was shining, delivering a feeling of optimism and energy to all gathered on the seafront – with, it seems, good reason. The Liberal Democrats came...

  • How will Boris Johnson advance his domestic agenda beyond Brexit?

    August 22, 2019

    As his cavalcade arrived at Downing Street on 24 July, few could imagine what was really going on in Boris Johnson’s mind. He had meticulously planned his rise to the top from his halcyon days at Eton and his Presidency of the Oxford Union. With sky-high approval ratings as Mayor of London, his destiny appeared to be fulfilled after his two successful terms during the Cameron years. However, Johnson’s leadership of the Leave Camp during...

  • Project Z: Understanding Gen Z

    August 1, 2019

    Gen Z, a generation hard to pin down and define. Born between the years 1995-2005, this is a generation that has grown up digital and within a bubble of political and economic uncertainty to now sit at the precipice of today’s culture. We know they’re breaking into the global workforce and surpassing millennials in terms of global population, with their spending power and influence edging closer. This is a generation in flux with so many...

  • Boris: He campaigned in poetry, but can he govern in prose?

    July 23, 2019

    And so, it’s official. Having triumphed with a thumping victory over his rival Jeremy Hunt, Boris Johnson will tomorrow realise a lifetime’s ambition when he enters through the hallowed door of Number 10 as our nation’s new Prime Minister. The scale of his victory with the party membership defied many of his allies and critics alike. Coupled with a resounding mandate from the parliamentary party, Johnson must not waste time in leveraging his remarkable political...

  • FHF’s Golden Boot Winners: Which Brands Came Out on Top at the 2019 WWC

    July 19, 2019

    That there were enough campaigns of a sufficient quality and profile to evaluate in the wake of this, the most attended, most viewed and most invested in Women’s World Cup to date, speaks volumes of the progress that has been made by those involved the women’s game over the last four years. Despite this analysis generally adopting a similar format to those we have become familiar with in the wake of all major men’s tournaments...

  • Leading With Impact: FleishmanHillard Fishburn launches 2019 Authenticity Gap Report

    July 17, 2019

    Consumer expectations are higher than ever, and in an age of greater transparency and oversight, companies can no longer say one thing and do another. We expect organisations to be authentic and to have a point of view on the relevant topics that matter most and back up their  words with  action. If they fail to do so, trust will quickly erode and customers will move elsewhere. Campaigns such as Extinction Rebellion have driven climate change even higher up the global agenda, while issues...

  • FleishmanHillard Fishburn Have Four Consultants Named in 2019 PRWeek’s 30 Under 30 List

    July 2, 2019

    This year, FleishmanHillard Fishburn have four consultants selected to be in PRWeek's 30 Under 30 List, the highest number of any agency. Sara Williams, Amity Harrold, Nadine Kawash and Andre Bogues were all selected in the exclusive list and you can read their individual profiles through the links. Jim Donaldson, CEO says "It's always been our goal to have the best emerging talent in the industry and I'm incredibly proud of Sara, Amity, Nadine and Andre for...

  • FleishmanHillard Fishburn wins Mark of Excellence for Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy at 2019 CIPR Excellence Awards

    June 26, 2019

    FleishmanHillard Fishburn is proud to be awarded a Mark of Excellence in the highly competitive Outstanding Public Relations Consultancy at this year's CIPR Excellence Awards. The judges said "FleishmanHillard Fishburn’s commitment to diversity and results driven against a strategic plan and investment stood out as an outstanding example of excellence amongst all entries in all categories the judges have seen. The impact of this commitment to diversity is clearly evidenced in the results across the...

  • TechMunch: FleishmanHillard launches new ‘Techlash’ report during London Tech Week

    June 13, 2019

    The great and good of the UK’s tech scene have descended on London this week for the annual London Tech festival. Discussing, learning and debating the latest developments and issues that concern the tech industry and the wider UK economy. There’s a lot to celebrate about the technology industry in the UK. According to Tech Nation’s 2018 report, the UK tech industry is expanding 2.6 times faster than the rest of the economy, with the...

  • Day 3 at Money20/20 Europe 2019

    June 6, 2019

    After three days of lively discussion and debate on the future of finance, the sun has set on this year’s Money 20/20 Europe. Here’s the lowdown on the final day of Europe’s biggest FinTech event. Digital identities in an increasingly online world This morning, the Commercial Galvanisation stage held a morning of talks centred around the theme of digital identity. Robert Prigge, President ofJumio, rightly pointed out that, actually, it should probably just be referred...