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11th September 2018

PR in a snapshot - my internship at Grayling

Masters student, Tom Hutton, spent two weeks with our Southampton team and shares his reflections about working in the industry… The last couple of weeks have flown by at Grayling Southampton. Whilst only being with the agency for a fortnight, I’ve learnt a...

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4th September 2018

What do Europeans think about artificial intelligence?

Alex Judd, GCore Business Director, reveals European perceptions of AI using search engine data. Artificial intelligence (AI) is the future, we're told. It's certainly gaining interest, with searches for the term increasing by around 30% over the past 5...

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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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31st August 2018

As Parliament returns, what challenges face May's Government?

With Parliament returning from recess next week, Christine McKenna, Account Manager in Grayling’s London Public Affairs team, looks at the challenges facing Theresa May’s Government over the next 6 months. With the countdown to Parliament’s return from...

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28th August 2018

How communications differ between Canada and the UK

Anna McDonald, PR Account Executive in Grayling’s Scotland team, discusses how communications differ between Canada and the UK. In the Edinburgh office, there’s a conversation topic that arises regularly and doesn’t seem to go away. It’s that I’m not from...

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24th August 2018

Talking about a revolution: will nationalisation define a future...

As Brexit divisions raise the pressure on the Conservative Government and the prospect of the Labour alternative becomes ever more real, Oliver Hudson, Senior Account Executive in Grayling’s London Public Affairs team, asks what we could expect from a possible Corbyn...

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22nd August 2018

UK national infrastructure policies: safe and future proofed or a...

Daniel Rafferty, Account Executive in the Grayling Planning and Infrastructure team, explores the steps taken in the UK to avoid disasters such as the Genoa bridge collapse last week.Last Tuesday morning, an 80-metre section of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa collapsed. As...

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20th August 2018

The Gin Revival; How artisan G&Ts redefined the game

With Fever-Tree’s value recently reaching £4.5 billion, Kundai from the Southampton office looks at the popularity of luxury gin and tonics and what it means for traditional brands…There was once a time when only a handful of gin brands were available; Bombay...

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15th August 2018

Transport and creating a voice for the North of England

Christopher Peacock, Head of Grayling Manchester, looks at the growing calls for a collective voice for the North of England and how transport can help achieve it.There is a growing desire to see the North speaking in one voice. Frustration with the lack of Government...

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14th August 2018

Championing Leeds as the new C4 HQ

Sarah Gough, Associate Director in Leeds discusses the news that Leeds has been shortlisted as one of three potential locations for Channel 4’s new national headquarters.Alongside Manchester and Birmingham, Leeds is in the running to become the broadcaster’s...

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10th August 2018

Post-Brexit trade: are free ports the answer?

Jamie Goldsmith, Senior Account Executive, from the Grayling London Public Affairs team asks whether a no-deal Brexit will cause delays for goods at the border and if the creation of free ports could be the answer to addressing the north-south divide.With Brexit day now...

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9th August 2018

Building customer loyalty is key to future brand success

Laura-Jane Cameron, PR Account Manager in Edinburgh, looks at key learnings from Build-A-Bear’s #PayYourAgeDay disaster.Last month, Marketing and PR teams across the world looked on in astonishment at the epic fail that was the Build-A-Bear #PayYourAgeDay – a...

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