The Government’s recent Queen’s Speech was widely criticised for its lack of content outside of Brexit. But just because the legislative agenda looks a little thin shouldn’t mean that anyone takes the potential impact of government any less seriously. Vigilance is needed.
With the dust settling on the General Election and with everyone starting to get used to the idea of the Conservatives operating as a minority government, it is time to think about how public affairs should operate. What is the impact on public affairs?
When faced with a crisis organisations will often reach for the apparent solution of an inquiry to look at the problem.But too often the reality of what conducting a proper inquiry means is not considered. It may not be a panacea.
With the election only a matter of days away, it is worth considering what actions may be required in the days and weeks that follow. A post-election period should always be a busy one in public affairs.
How to go about thinking your way through a public affairs decision is not always clear, especially to those just coming into the profession.
Diane Abbott’s recent media appearances showed the dangers of poor preparation. Without clear thinking from the very start, a public affairs campaign will fail. So what are the key steps to be taken when preparing a campaign?
The announcement of a snap General Election surprised most people. Some may have planned for the implications but many had taken the Prime Minister at her word, and did not believe that one would take place until 2020 or maybe a little before. But what does a General Election mean...
The Engagement with the local community is arguably the most important part of project development. Sadly, too often it is simply viewed as ‘something that has to be done’. At the same time, community expectations are rising. So what does this mean for the future of project engagement?