5 communications lessons from the General Election

Few events capture a country like a general election. The degree to which a party or politician can communicate their message to voters goes a long way to deciding who wins – both locally and nationally. A thesis could be written on politics in the UK over the past two years – but to keep […]

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Local journalism matters

By Steve Walsh I think almost everyone of sane mind would agree that the response to the devastating Manchester bombing last week has been nothing short of heart-warming. As I write, a sea of flowers covers St Ann’s Square in the city, dedicated to the 22 people who lost their lives in the attack. Profits […]

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Big brands, small service

By Steve Walsh I was fortunate enough to be in Beijing seven years ago, where our English guide then native to China made eating arrangements clear with a sound piece of advice: ‘only ever eat in the back street restaurants – the hotels will be the worst meal you eat here’. ‘Eh?’, was my reaction. […]

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