The RFU and a Bizarre Backwards Step for Women’s Sport

by H+K United Kingdom

July 27, 2017

The RFU and a Bizarre Backwards Step for Women’s Sport

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. This week, the RFU announced that the contracts of all the women’s 15-a-side players would not be renewed following the conclusion of this year’s World Cup. The move … Read more

What We’ve Been Up To in London – 21st July

Hill+Knowlton Strategies have partnered with Drive Forward for 3 years now, offering young people an opportunity to thrive through our work placement scheme. During H+K’s Aim Higher Day, nine young people visited the office and we pulled out all the stops to showcase our creative environment, as well as provide an insight into what it … Read more

Roger The Gr-Eight

The eternal. The immovable. A time lord and a sporting great. Just some of the words used to describe Roger Federer after his record breaking eighth Wimbledon win at the weekend. It wasn’t just the singles record he broke. Oh no. He also became the oldest player to win Wimbledon in the ‘open era’ and … Read more

Neuro-marketing: It’s All in Your Head


What if ad makers could tap directly into the part of the brain that’s in charge of deciding if a consumer wants to buy your product? No guesses—just science. Sounds like fiction, right? Today, companies are turning to neuromarketing, a field in which marketers borrow neuroscience tactics to measure a consumer’s brain activity in response … Read more

What We’ve Been Up To in London – 14th July

The WPP Ford team have this week been promoting the launch of the new Ford Transit Custom. The upgraded world’s favourite van starts production in late 2017 and sets the scene for Ford’s next major commercial vehicle innovation, the introduction of the zero-emission capable Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) scheduled for 2019. Championing Ford’s green credentials that … Read more

Censoring the Internet: The best road to progress is through freedom’s gateway

Previously on THE BIG TECH QUESTION… Joe McNamara put the case for censoring the Internet. As Newton said, for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, so Jos Kelly presents the opposing view. The issue of Internet regulation and net neutrality has become an increasingly important subject in the past decade. The 2017 Conservative … Read more

How behavioural science can help with your GDPR headache

What drives a successful campaign? Is it targeting your messages to the right demographics or your ability to speak to customers on an emotional level? Maybe your organisation is driven by a sense of purpose or simply has the most engaging content. There are as many approaches to marketing as there are marketers, but one … Read more

Raymond James retains H+K for European PR support

LONDON/FRANKFURT – Raymond James, a diversified financial services firm listed on the NYSE and included in the S&P 500, has selected Hill+Knowlton Strategies as its PR agency across Europe. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, Raymond James serves more than three million client accounts through 7,200 wealth managers in the US, UK and Canada, representing client … Read more

Censoring the Internet: 99 problems but a glitch ain’t one

Welcome to THE BIG TECH QUESTION, a new monthly feature where we ask members of the H+K Technology team to debate the latest issues in tech and beyond.    Up first is: SHOULD THE INTERNET BE CENSORED? In the “Yes” camp is Joe McNamara: Let me start by saying that I’m broadly against censorship of any … Read more

What We’ve Been Up To in London – 7th July

The Energy team was present at the launch of ‘China’s Gas Development Strategies’, a joint publication between Shell International and the Development Research Centre (DRC) of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China. The book, published by respected academic publisher Springer, provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of China’s natural gas development strategy … Read more