The Government’s To Do List for the Autumn

by Lee Whitehill

Senior Associate Director, Corporate Affairs
July 28, 2021

The Government’s To Do List for the Autumn

Last week was more eventful for the Prime Minister and the Government than originally planned. The PM had intended to go into recess with a flourish, lifting Covid restrictions on ‘Freedom Day’ followed up with a long-awaited announcement on funding for long term social care and the publication of a command paper on the Norther … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: The cultural significance of the opening ceremony

There’s nothing like it on earth – an event involving over 200 countries from across the world, featuring thousands of the most skilled humans competing against each other, and encapsulating the whole range of human emotion across a fortnight. While the postponed Tokyo Olympics are not without their controversy in light of the ongoing COVID-19 … Read more

Big Data is key to unlocking cities’ post-pandemic recovery

Written by tech journalist and broadcaster, David McClelland The global pandemic has created a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for cities to re-evaluate and re-engineer how people and goods move efficiently, healthily and sustainably through our urban centres. H+K London recently hosted a virtual round table featuring leaders and innovators from across the international urban mobility space to … Read more

Connecting analyst relations to public relations

Industry analysts are key influencers in the technology ecosystem, providing counsel and industry insights to end-user customers, the investment community, trade bodies, media and more. As such, it is no surprise how much vendors value their advocacy, either in major reports, speaking engagements or traditional media. Analyst assets, such as vendor evaluation reports, are often … Read more

Avoiding the potholes in the road to 2030 by creating inclusive, clean road transport for all

We recently hosted a Chatham House discussion, chaired by editor for Business Green, James Murray, on inclusive electrification and the challenge of creating fair access to decarbonised private transport. Some of the most influential voices in the UK automotive and mobility sectors covered a broad range of challenges that could impact the industry successfully transforming … Read more

NEWS: H+K hires Danielle Leach + James Drewer, further boosting corporate affairs expertise

7 July 2021, London – Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K), one of the world’s leading public relations firms, has hired two Managing Directors, Danielle Leach and James Drewer, into its growing Corporate Affairs + Advisory practice. Danielle is an accomplished corporate communications and public affairs strategist, with 20 years’ experience building the reputation of many of the … Read more

Why the ‘data grab’ went wrong

Earlier this month, the government delayed plans to consolidate patient data from GP medical records in England and make it available to third parties including academic and commercial organisations. The IT arm of NHS England, NHS Digital, still intends to take these plans forward to help improve health and care – however, the data-sharing scheme … Read more