ADVENTURE ISN’T OUT THERE:   Why the furore over zip wiring across the Lake District is emblematic of the challenges faced by rural economies.

An outpouring of outrage greeted plans to install a set of aerial zip wires across the Lake District’s Thirlmere Reservoir – with a planning application for the £1.8m facility last week pulled at the eleventh hour. Yet, more than just a planning battle over a Cumbrian beauty spot … the case of Treetop Trek is a posterchild of the challenges facing rural economies.  It’s one … Continue reading ADVENTURE ISN’T OUT THERE:   Why the furore over zip wiring across the Lake District is emblematic of the challenges faced by rural economies.

Newgate Wins Best M&A or Communications in Support of a Transaction at the PRCA City and Financial Awards

Newgate Communications has been recognised for its work in support of the high-profile acquisition of Imagination Technologies by Canyon Bridge at the annual PRCA City and Financial Awards, capturing the coveted “Best M&A or Communications in Support of a Transaction” award at a black-tie event at Merchant Taylors’ Hall. Newgate devised and delivered an integrated financial, corporate and public policy communications programme in support of … Continue reading Newgate Wins Best M&A or Communications in Support of a Transaction at the PRCA City and Financial Awards

Corbyn takes aim at the City

Jeremy Corbyn issued a warning to the UK financial sector yesterday, by pledging that he would “stand up to bankers” and set out his plans to rebalance the economy in favour of jobs and industry. In a speech delivered to the EEF National Manufacturing Conference, Corbyn declared that the dominance of deregulated finance over the UK economy was “destructive” and called for a fundamental rethink … Continue reading Corbyn takes aim at the City

Women: continuing to ‘make noise’ 100 years on

On the 6th of February 1918 the Representation of the People Act enabled (some) women to vote for the first time and paved the way for universal suffrage just 10 years later. On the centenary of this fight for democratic equality it is fitting that we will see the gender pay gap being openly addressed for the first time and on a very public stage. … Continue reading Women: continuing to ‘make noise’ 100 years on

Newgate in Housebuilder magazine: Could Labour do any better?

The article below is taken from this month’s Housebuilder magazine. Newgate managing partner Rebecca Eatwell looks at what the industry could expect if Labour wins the next general election. The recent reshuffle – which saw Alok Sharma vacate the role of Housing Minister after just six months in the job and was accompanied by a revival of the old Ministry of Housing (last seen in … Continue reading Newgate in Housebuilder magazine: Could Labour do any better?