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 entrance. As the attendees walked through the police barriers and … Continue reading Conservative Party Conference 2015: Seizing the Common Ground
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 reputations’, we asked a panel of experts what steps could … Continue reading The Internet – creator and destroyer of reputations
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 translated into something more tangible as leader of the Official … Continue reading Labour Conference 2015: How long will Corbyn’s ‘New Politics’ last?