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Local news, for local people, written by locals – brought to you by Facebook?

Last week, Facebook reportedly committed £4.5million to local newspaper groups in the UK. The funds are to hire and train 80 journalists over a two-year period. Their mission? To infiltrate local communities, build relationships and report and publish local news stories important to the local community.

Asset managers need to ‘speak green’ in 2019

‘Responsible’, ‘sustainable’ and ‘impact’ have become the major buzzwords in the asset management industry this year. As institutional investors become increasingly mindful of the need to match returns with social and environmental responsibilities, asset managers are adapting their strategies accordingly to keep up with demand.

CDR London supported Shurgard’s €2.04 billion Initial Global Offering

The CDR Financial team in London supported Shurgard on its successful €2.04 billion Initial Global Offering and listing on Euronext Brussels in October 2018.

Could uncertainty provide an opportunity for communicating internationally?

The next chapter of the Brexit saga has reared its contentious head  as the government published the first set of 25 notices advising on the possibility of a ‘no deal’ Brexit. This is the first batch of up to 80 advisory notices the government is set to publish in the coming months.

Adding value?

We are entering an interesting phase of societal and economic development, which could be characterised as the era of wealth disinflation. Consider all the major ‘business innovations’ over the past 10 years, from Amazon to AirBnB. Are they creating new sources of income and a reason to purchase or simply slashing the cost from established…

We helped Grit Real Estate Income Group list on the London Stock Exchange

Our London financial team provided strategic communications advice to Grit Real Estate Income Group on its London listing, which took place on 31 July.

I’ve got an integrated marketing campaign!

ITV’s hugely popular reality show Love Island has come to an end, and while many of the competitions, conversations and challenges in the programme should be avoided by corporates, the show does a fantastic job integrating its marketing across channels, such that the awareness of the programme goes way beyond those who watch the shows…

It’s hot and there’s a carrot crisis

Roads are melting and the UK has been officially experiencing a heatwave for more than a month with the current spell of hot weather lasting since at least June 23rd – and no end in sight.