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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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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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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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22nd January 2019


Wales Event - 23 January: SELLING WALES TO THE WORLD

On 23 January 2019, Grayling Wales hosts a discussion on the issues facing Welsh exports in light of the current political landscape with some of the country’s leading experts. The debate will be chaired by James Williams, BBC Wales Brexit Correspondent, and...

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22nd January 2019


CEOs be warned: think about your values as brands begin to expres...

Written by Billy Partridge, Director and reputation management expert at Grayling Companies of all sizes are cottoning on to the fact that having values matters to customers. For some, values will be easy to articulate. Most Innocent customers know they're...

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10th January 2019


The NHS Long Term Plan - Will it succeed?

The NHS long term plan published this week puts attracting and retaining staff front and centre of a thriving NHS that delivers care for all, where and when it’s needed. However, even before Brexit the NHS was facing a series of workforce challenges – from having...

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20th December 2018


Social trust has never been more important

Social trust has never been more important – Kirsty Anderson, an Account Director in the Edinburgh office addresses what needs to be done to build and keep trust. Under-fire Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg suffered another blow this month after it was revealed...

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