Despite the fact that we will have a new Prime Minister by Wednesday, we know the only thing we can be certain of in the next 6 months is uncertainty. Today we are sharing our take on the brave new world of ‘Brexit’ and some practical tips for businesses and organisations trying to catch up with our fluid political landscape.
Above and beyond your business as usual public affairs engagement, what can you do now? How will 'Brexit' be implemented and who are the key players? For a quick check list click here but for a more detailed update read on.
This year’s Queen’s Speech is set to be a low key affair. Despite an apparently easy task - with a comfortable lead in the polls and an Opposition failing to make an impact - the Government has had a choppy start to 2016 and needs to use tomorrow’s political pomp and circumstance to re-establish momentum.
Thanks to the increasingly turbulent EU Referendum campaign, a poorly received Budget and a series of u-turns inflicted by pressure from Conservative backbenchers and the House of Lords, the government ship has been listing and it is putting Cameron’s legacy at risk. Read our preview of the Queen’s Speech 2016 and what it means.
In the gossipy world of political reporting you could be forgiven for missing the fact that the decisions being made in Westminster really do affect the bottom line of businesses, households and charities across the country. But anyone (including us) who has had to set up a workplace pension or is preparing to pay a dividend will know how important the implications of this stage-managed political theatre can be, especially in the week of the Budget.
We look at whether there is good news for business and whether there are lessons in media management that can be learned.