HS2: To govern is to choose

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January 30, 2020

HS2: To govern is to choose

The political challenge that will predicate a final decision to go ahead with HS2 is enormous. For a project that has been dividing opinion for many years, today the decision to green light HS2 looks one step closer. Boris Johnson will be challenging his ministers, officials and advisers to find a way to deliver HS2 … Read more

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

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

Making measurement resolutions stick

The beginning of a new year, let alone a new decade, inevitably brings with it questions of what we want to achieve (and of course, what we’ll need to change to get there). Traditionally at this time of year we’ll think about that in terms of resolutions. In our personal lives it might be a … Read more

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

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