Transparency in thought leadership

Too often thought leadership initiatives are dismissed as advocating for vested interests. Public affairs needs to help organisations overcome those preconceptions and the easiest way to do this is to encourage greater transparency. Very often claims of vested interests are made by opponents of the new area of policy. But that doesn’t make it any […]

The Think Tank Battle

The news that George Osborne has launched a think tank, the Northern Powerhouse Partnership, came with a media and commentary fanfare that few others enjoy. The think tank ‘market’ is increasingly crowded but the appetite for public affairs firms and their clients to work with them remains undiminished. But how do you choose who to […]