Dear Mr President, where was the passion?

Mr President, someone far wiser than me once said that the real sign of a leader is who they surround themselves with – people who tell them what they ‘need’ to hear or what they ‘want’ to hear. What happened in Las Vegas on October 1st is, by any standard, a national tragedy for your …

The new normal: Public affairs under Brexit and Trump

2016 may have been the year of surprises and unexpected results but 2017 will be the year where the implications of those results start to come to fruition. Trump was inaugurated on 20 January and Brexit will be triggered by the end of March. Public affairs may never be quite the same again.There are already …

Real Time Politics: Real Time Public Affairs

Politicians are now used to an age of instant reaction but in public affairs the pick-up has been much slower. But it will gather pace. Many of those organisations involved in political engagement have to date shied away from using social media to respond immediately to political comments or stories. The reasons seemed to vary …