HS2: To govern is to choose

by Geraint Evans

Strategy Director, Public Affairs
January 30, 2020

Will the Whitehall machine embrace the Cummings agenda?

Much has been written about the much-vaunted reforms being proposed for Government departments across Whitehall with some high expectations. The Governing party may be new and fresh in numeric terms but is led by experienced operators when it comes to understanding how Whitehall works. Manifestos come and go, but Government departments are often working on … Read more Will the Whitehall machine embrace the Cummings agenda?

NEWS: UK Government Special Adviser joins H+K London

January 28, LONDON – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), international public relations agency, has appointed Geraint Evans as Strategy Director of Public Affairs in London. Evans joins H+K having served as a Special Adviser in three Governments since 2016, most recently to Prime Minister Boris Johnson. In a newly created role in public and political affairs, Evans … Read more NEWS: UK Government Special Adviser joins H+K London

From one decade to the next: the rise of a political culture

This time of year compels us to seek out trends reports and market forecasts to aid our planning, and better anticipate future consumer behaviours. Technically, this is completely irrational and, as a population, we have done nothing but scratch our heads at some of the events of the last decade. The sheer number of UK … Read more From one decade to the next: the rise of a political culture

NEWS: H+K UK appoints new Consumer Packaged Goods lead

January 15, LONDON – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), international public relations agency, has appointed Orla Moran as Managing Director of its Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) practice. Moran was previously at Golin where she was an executive director in their consumer team. She co-led the consumer team in the UK, running flagship accounts including Magnum ice cream, Lipton, … Read more NEWS: H+K UK appoints new Consumer Packaged Goods lead

Could brands be the answer to the five-day test debate?

This article was originally published on Sport Industry Group. After England’s victory over South Africa in the second Test of the series, James Fenn asks if brands are the answer to the debate raging over cricket’s five-day tests. Ben Stokes and England are at it again. Cape Town is a world away from Headingly, but … Read more Could brands be the answer to the five-day test debate?