Several years ago I attended a captivating presentation which the speaker opened, unexpectedly, with a detailed discussion of bacteria. As it was intended to be a business seminar, not a biology lesson, most of us sat uncomfortably wondering if we were in the wrong room. At the end of his prepared remarks, however, the presenter … Read more Bacterial Inflection
Three years ago we began a journey of transforming H+K London into the Global Center of Creative Strategy for our network. On Tuesday night we were proud to be recognised as the 2017 UK Consultancy of the Year by the Holmes Report. Putting insight, creativity and clients at the heart of everything we do has led to … Read more What We’ve Been Up To in London – 26th May
Three years ago we began a journey of transforming H+K London into the Global Center of Creative Strategy for our network. Last night we were proud to be recognised as the 2017 UK Consultancy of the Year by the Holmes Report. Putting insight, creativity and clients at the heart of everything we do has led … Read more Always in Beta: H+K wins UK Consultancy of the Year
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. As a football player, being hauled off by your manager after just 26 minutes of play is just about your worst nightmare. What could you have done during … Read more The Egotistical Curtain Call Fit Only For John Terry
From virtual surgery at the Royal London Hospital to digital browsing at Ikea, virtual reality (VR) is popping up in unexpected industries as the latest tool for shoppers, educators, and more. But as VR’s applications broaden, the question for many people becomes: What are we actually going to do with it in our everyday lives? … Read more VR for all? A Glance at the New Virtual World
Last weekend our HSBC Sevens team travelled to France for the penultimate leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens series in Paris. Throughout the ten leg series HSBC have set out to prove that Rugby Sevens athletes are some of the most skillful and physically fit athletes on the planet in a content series titled … Read more What We’ve Been Up To in London – 19th May
In this blog, we consider what the media thinks the Conservative manifesto means for the Conservative Party. There is a clear take out from the Conservative manifesto (or should I say, Theresa May’s manifesto) launch today. When you go to the polls on 8th June, Mrs May’s Conservative Party want the general public to be … Read more Mayism: the end of Thatcherism and political ideology as we know it? What does the media think the Conservative manifesto means for the Party?
The Conservative manifesto had little meat in it for financial services firms looking to Theresa May to assuage their fears around Brexit. This is a document clearly designed to meet the wants and desires of British citizens, not British businesses. Of the two new FS specific policies in the manifesto, one is a non-binding pledge … Read more Financial Services: reassuring noises, no promises
Key points: The Conservative manifesto is light on transport commitments. Despite this, it includes a prominent commitment to make Britain a world-leader in “electric vehicle technology and use”, making “almost every” car and van zero-emission by 2050, and investing £600m in helping to achieve this. Otherwise, it commits to continuing with current investment: putting about … Read more The Conservative Party Manifesto Launch: Transport Overview and Analysis
To the residents of the United Kingdom, the signs of the breakup of the old international order are no longer limited to the far-flung regions of their former empire, but are now evident on their own shores. On March 29, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May triggered her nation’s exit from the E.U. by formally invoking … Read more Are We on the Verge of a Scottish Spring?