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Communicating ESG – The gap in the market

Pressures on companies to behave ethically have gained a powerful momentum in the 21st Century. Such considerations have been at issue for a long time: they drove the Victorian factory reforms, while Prime Minister Thatcher put environmental concerns firmly in the public arena with her famous speeches to the Royal Society and United Nations in…

When words become meaningless

Brands increasingly use meaningless words to sell products. Don’t believe me? Let’s take a look at something we all read, the humble restaurant menu designed to entice the hungry customer. Do you like your mozzarella from Somerset, beef from Devon, or Hampshire sausages? But what you don’t know is why Somerset mozzarella is superior to say…

Citigate Dewe Rogerson Paris strengthens its team and hires Robert Amady as Director

Citigate Paris has announced the arrival of Robert Amady as Director. Previously Financial Communication Practice Director with Publicis Consultants, he will be responsible for supporting listed and non-listed groups with their key strategic communication plans and strategy and will also participate in the business development of the agency. This recruitment fits perfectly with agency’s growth momentum…

The Queen’s speech: Was that it?

The speech made by the Queen to open the new session of parliament was of more interest for what was not in it than what it contained, i.e. most of the manifesto Theresa May ran on during the recent election campaign. Neither was there mention of a state visit by Donald Trump. That the latter…

Will it be a hard or soft GDPR?

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force in May 2018 and will bring with it onerous fines of 4% of the previous year’s turnover or €20 million, whichever is the greater, for non-compliance.

election debate

Television debates! What are they good for? Absolutely… well, it depends

The general election campaign is entering its final stages. On Friday, the two main party leaders, Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, will for the second time this week go head-to-head in a televised stand-off. People will write angry things on the internet. Mrs May will say “strong and stable”. The nation will engage soberly with serious matters of policy.