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3rd July 2019


Time to boost UK food education as obesity overtakes smoking as l...

New figures released by Cancer Research UK today provide a stark reminder of the biggest threat currently facing the health of our nation. For the first time, obesity has overtaken smoking as the main cause of four types of cancer: bowel, kidney, ovarian and liver. This...

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3rd July 2019


The Wimbledon Queue: How brands can make the most of this captive...

Jemma Magrath, Senior Account Executive in Grayling’s Consumer team, explores one of the UK’s most famous queues and its relationship with brand sponsorship. With Britain’s favourite tennis championship starting play this week, fans will be queueing in...

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The Advantage Series

Organizations of all sizes, across industry sectors, face complex reputational, regulatory and communication challenges. Here we examine some of those in depth, looking at how they can be overcome, and how Grayling can create advantage.

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28th May 2019


EU Elections 2019

By Alan Boyd-Hall, Head of Public Affairs - Grayling UK The EU elections proved a night to forget for the two main political parties as the Conservatives and Labour were punished at the polls for their inability to break the Brexit deadlock. The...

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24th May 2019


Theresa May resigns

An emotional farewell As Theresa May came out of 10 Downing Street to address the nation this morning, there was little doubt about her intentions. Following enormous pressure from her party, Cabinet and a final meeting with the Chair of the backbench 1922...

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16th May 2019


Time for a new call to action on cancer?

The news today that cancer could one day be a condition that we live with, rather than are cured of, represents a major step change in our thinking about the disease. Thanks to advances in AI and other technologies, we are closer than ever before to understanding how...

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10th April 2019


How To Manage Your Online Reputation

Reputation is everything, but the sheer number of channels and stakeholders to consider results in a highly complex ecosystem. How can you manage it effectively? The secret is in your brand search results. Not only are search engines one of the most vital touchpoints...

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14th March 2019


Parliament Rejects No Deal

By Alan Boyd-Hall, Head of Public Affairs - Grayling UK Over the course of three votes last night, Parliament again voted to kick the Brexit can down the road, set out its opposition to no deal and declined to attempt to make any legally significant changes to...

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13th March 2019


Spring Statement Analysis - Where does it leave us?

By Alan Boyd-Hall, Head of Public Affairs - Grayling UK Overview - Sunlit uplands, but it all hinges on the deal As the high drama of Brexit continues to play out this week, you could be forgiven for believing Philip Hammond’s description of the Spring Statement...

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13th March 2019


Brexit Briefing - Second Meaningful Vote

By Alan Boyd-Hall, Head of Public Affairs - Grayling UK Overview The second meaningful vote on the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal saw it defeated by 149 votes last night. This is significantly less than the 230 votes it was defeated by on the previous...

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11th March 2019


Brexit: is a Tory split now imminent?

‘There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don't know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don't know we don't know.’ Donald...

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11th February 2019


To Boldly Go Driverless

To boldly go driverless - Bethany Haller, a Senior Account Manager in our Birmingham office, shares her thoughts on the role the public will play in the success of the UK’s driverless technology. This week I joined a discussion on the UK’s top driverless vehicle...

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