Newgate Communications is a fast growing international communications consultancy that specialises in capital market communications and financial media relations, corporate reputation building and public policy and regulatory consultancy. Our task is to change the way people think about our clients by developing insight and ideas that resonate with its important constituencies and the opinion formers […]

On 16th March 2016, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered his third Budget within the last 12 months in which he announced that “we choose to put the next generation first.” The Statement was made against the backdrop of sobering news from the Office of Budget Responsibility (OBR). UK growth forecasts have been […]

Few people in the UK are more trusted than the Queen. Whatever you think about royalty, we do not think that our monarch lies. So when Buckingham Palace denied The Sun’s story that the Queen stated anti-EU beliefs in a meeting of the Privy Council, that should be the end of it. A front page […]

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  By Deborah Saw, Senior Partner, Newgate Communications As we squeeze ourselves onto London’s packed tube trains in the morning, attempt to walk on its crowded pavements and breathe in its polluted air Londoners might raise an ironic smile when they read of yet another survey that awards London world first rankings. Currently London is […]

Today the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered the first Autumn Statement and Spending Review of a Conservative majority Government since the mid-1990s, in which he announced that the Government would rebuild Britain and deliver on its commitment to ensure economic and national security. As expected, the Chancellor restated his pledge to running a budget […]

As delegates gathered for Conservative Party Conference earlier this week, they were greeted to quite a welcome on the streets of Manchester. Angry protesters were out in force and whipping up a noise, wearing masks, waving anarchist flags and shouting “Tory Scum” and other (unprintable) obscenities at attendees making their way to the Conference security […]

The digital revolution has opened up a raft of opportunities for organisations and individuals. It has created megabrands such as Google and Facebook and a generation of new entrepreneurs but it has also exposed us to much greater reputational risks. At our latest View from the Bridge event ‘The Internet – creator and destroyer of […]

This week, the Labour Party held its annual party conference down in Brighton, just two weeks after the remarkable election of Jeremy Corbyn as its leader. The Conference offered us the first indication of how this new Corbyn-led Party would behave, communicate and develop policy and how his brand of left-wing protest politics would be […]

In the past two years, the number of organisations offering direct-to-consumer financial services has boomed. The Retail Distribution Review (RDR) introduced in January 2013 has accelerated the trend for DIY investing as many middle-income investors have found themselves becoming ‘advice orphans’. This coupled with increasing consumer focus on the costs of financial advice and fees […]

As we enter August, politics usually takes a back seat while we focus on the typical summer news agenda – sharks, seagulls and Cecil the Lion have willingly or unwillingly obliged this time around. For those of us who take more than a passing interest in politics, however, this year’s summer recess promises to be […]

In his article on this blog, Jason Nisse mourns – or at least opines on – the death of the writ in libel actions. Judith Townend questions in her article for Inforrm whether the statistics, at least of late, tell a different story, but concedes that data protection and privacy applications are certainly the new […]

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