PepsiCo switches agencies in UK

14 March 2017

PepsiCo has dumped Fleishman Hillard Fishburn as its retained UK public affairs agency and handed the business to Headland.

The food and drink giant hired Fleishman Hillard back in 2013,...

Jonathan Chandler

Quiller goes corporate with Chandler

7 March 2017

Lobbying firm Quiller Consultants is branching into corporate affairs with its first ever dedicated corporate reputation practice.

The Huntsworth-owned agency has set up the new division...

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EDF puts MHP on alert – again

6 March 2017

EDF Energy has put MHP Communications on alert over its lucrative public affairs account – for the second time in 13 months.

In February 2016, PAN...

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Why Brexit will fail without lobbying

23 November 2016

The image of Theresa May sitting in the bunker of No 10 with her close advisers surrounded by piles of papers working on a solution to Brexit is being allowed to take root.  But if the...


The lobbying battle over airport expansion isn't over yet

26 October 2016

The Heathrow-Gatwick battle has re-opened some old rivalries. Not just in politics, but in the world of spin and lobbying too.

Zac Goldsmith and the Liberal Democrats will now go head-to-...

Theresa May at Tory conference 2016

Looking forward to a 'bumper' party conference season

7 February 2017

In recent years, some lobbyists have left the autumn party conferences wondering whether it was worth the hassle.

In 2015, anyone entering the secure zone at Conservative conference in...

Stephen Pomeroy

Lunch with... Stephen Pomeroy

19 January 2017

I meet with Stephen Pomeroy just after his firm has acquired HardHat, merging it in with Remarkable Engagement, the public consultation and stakeholder communications team in the Remarkable Group...

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2016 Stakeholder Awards: Full list of winners

23 December 2016

As usual, these highly prestigious awards were decided by a heavyweight one-strong judging panel comprised of the UK’s leading public affairs journalist....

The full list of the lucky (and...