The WPP Ford Corporate team were treated to a tour of the factory floor at one of Ford’s centres of excellence, the Dagenham Engine Plant, to see first-hand how Ford is producing world-leading, technically-innovative power units for a dynamic global market. The team were given an informative presentation about the history and importance of the … Read more What We’ve Been Up To in London – 28th April
(Hong Kong – April 25, 2017) — Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) announces the launch of a new Index that tracks attention of Chinese investors in Hong Kong-listed stocks. The H+K Chinese Investor Attention Index (the “H+K Investor Index”) brings together data from across multiple sources in Mainland China to analyze where the appetite lies for investments … Read more Hill+Knowlton Strategies launches a new index tracking Chinese investors’ attention on Hong Kong-listed stocks
Although Ford is a household name, it is not established in the personal finance space. The FPS team had the challenge of proving the credibility of Ford Money as a savings provider to some of the UK’s most established personal finance journalists. Our approach was twofold; arranging pre-launch briefings with Ford Money Chief Deposits officer … Read more What We’ve Been Up To In London – 21st April
Content is king. Bill Gates coined the phrase in 1996, but it still holds true today in the world of digital marketing. Investing in quality content helps build a relationship with consumers, hopefully turning them into loyal return customers rather than one-hit shopping wonders. But as many content marketers focus on creating branded articles and … Read more Is Anyone Listening? Engaging Podcasts are a Brand’s New Best Friend
Within an hour of Theresa May’s announcement that she is seeking to call a General Election on 8th June this year, I had received an email from Patrick McLoughlin – the Chairman of the Conservative Party. His message was clear and reflected May’s statement. And, I quote: “We need this election now to secure the … Read more Is the Conservative Party unbeatable? Probably
Brexit will define this General Election but it is important to remember that this not another referendum. All the reasons why Theresa May has called this general election originate from Britain’s decision to vote to leave the EU last year. Be it defeating Labour or ensuring the Great Repeal Bill can go through the Lords. … Read more What does this mean for Brexit?
When he undertook his relaxed media interviews on the sofa this morning, Jeremy Corbyn clearly had no idea that his opposite number was planning to call a snap general election. Now as we all digest the news that Britain is once again throwing the political dice on its future, Jeremy Corbyn faces the greatest challenge … Read more Labour: Corbyn’s Election Nightmare
How does the PM call a General Election? To call the election Theresa May will need a two thirds of majority (theoretically 429 MPs, but Sinn Fein’s MPs refuse to take their seats, so in fact she needs 427 in the Commons. This vote will take tomorrow (Wednesday 19th April). If the Prime Minister was … Read more What Happens Next?
The Prime Minister did not actually just call an election. She can’t do that because of the Fixed Term Parliament Act which requires two thirds of the House of Commons to approve an early election. It is however a momentous statement, coming so soon after being very clear she would not do so. Theresa May … Read more Theresa May Calls Snap General Election
Welcome to Tuesday Team Talk. Every week, the H+K Sports team will give a unique perspective on the stories making the headlines across the world of sport. To date, David Moyes’ only honour as a manager (discounting the Community Shield) is the Division Two title with Preston North End that took them into what is … Read more Moyes’ struggles bring out the worst in football, but it can be addressed