As my colleagues Hannah and Robyn have been discussing from a Tech perspective, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a hot topic in the halls of Hill+Knowlton Strategies this year. It should come as no surprise that the Health team has a perspective here but I want to start by sharing a broad definition. For the … Read more Is AI the future of healthcare?
Leaving other countries in its wake, Germany has been a trailblazer in the shift towards renewable energy in recent years. Chancellor Angela Merkel, in an ambitious turnaround in energy policy, vowed to phase out nuclear energy by 2022, favoring renewable resources in an effort to curb climate change. While the policy, called Energiewende, has yielded … Read more In a Nutshell: The Politics Behind German Energy Policy
On behalf of Royal Salute, the exceptionally crafted and aged Scotch whisky, the Food+Drink team hosted global luxury lifestyle media guests at an exclusive event for a first official look of an all-new limited edition lighter blend, the Royal Salute 21 Year Old Polo Edition. Delicate in flavour, the limited edition expression had been carefully … Read more What We’ve Been Up To in London – 8th September
The FPS team has been busy this week supporting Royal London on the launch of their fourth annual National Funeral Cost Index which tracks the average cost of a funeral and funeral debt across the UK. This year’s findings showed that the average cost of a funeral has increased by 3% from 2016 to £3,784. … Read more What We’ve Been Up To in London – 1st Sept
Our annual one-day symposium would be nothing without with hardworking people who contribute their time, curiosity, and insight to the event. Here are the people of Creativity+. The preferences of millennials affects consumer trends; the want to travel, share and purchase for the now. – Sir Martin Sorrell in conversation with CNBC’s Steve Sedgwick. As … Read more The People of Creativity + New Reality
It feels to me as though it’s taken far longer than 27 months for the 2017 Ashes to roll around. Though the 2015 edition of cricket’s most famed rivalry was distinctly low on quality at points throughout the series, it was captivating in the way that the momentum swung so freely over the course of … Read more The Squad has been selected but questions remain unanswered as England prepare for The Ashes
There were two things that defined Labour’s last two conferences. First, no one believed the party was a serious contender for Government; and two, the party of was riven with infighting to the extent that the conference was sometimes an unpleasant and threatening place to be. This year’s General Election changed everything. At this year’s … Read more Labour: middle ground, or middle of the hurricane?
Two of the key topics that slipped under the radar at conference this year were energy and transport. With the conference news-cycle seemingly fixated on Brexit discussions (or lack thereof), a lot of the key domestic and policy issues felt like they did not quite receive the front-and-centre attention that they deserved. However, dotted along … Read more Delivering, Devolving and Digital: Labour’s Industrial Strategy
Jeremy Corbyn stood up today in front of Labour Party members for his third conference speech as Labour leader. Just under 6,000 words and 75 minutes later a visibly fired up Corbyn told members that Labour were “on the threshold of power” and the true “government-in-waiting”. Looking the most comfortable we have seen him on … Read more Maybots to Robots, Corbyn Makes His Pitch to be PM
Rebecca Long Bailey has had a meteoric rise through the ranks of the Labour Party, helped partly by her senior colleagues hurling themselves off the front bench during a series of protests and an attempted coup. Their loss has been her gain. She is a Labour figure to watch, as she has been touted as … Read more Labour’s conservatism, from Rebecca Long Bailey