Relax, Don’t Do It: David Davis And The Art Of Leadership

This blog originally appeared on the Huffington Post. Another week, another Brexit rollercoaster for Theresa May.  She started the week on a high, revelling in her ‘unexpected’ success , with Parliamentarians forcing a vote on the eventual deal she will do.  The newspapers have worked themselves up into their usual lather.  If you believe all you read, the Government is reeling. But none of us … Continue reading Relax, Don’t Do It: David Davis And The Art Of Leadership

The Art Of The Deal: How Not To Negotiate Brexit

This blog originally appeared on the Huffington Post. In recent weeks the British media has been full of stories about how we need to be ready for a ‘no deal’ Brexit. With the talks stuttering along, at best, one senior Conservative politician after another has emerged to intone solemnly on the subject and prepare us all for the worst. On the one hand this seems like a … Continue reading The Art Of The Deal: How Not To Negotiate Brexit

Surprise, Surprise: Uber, Lobbying And Avoiding Regulatory Shocks

The article below originally appeared on the Huffington Post UK. On Friday last week came news to gladden the hearts of all black cab drivers. Ride hailing service Uber was to be stripped of its licence by TfL after an investigation into claims made about passenger safety. The media reported this as a “surprise” move. But was it really all that unexpected? Uber’s travails, after … Continue reading Surprise, Surprise: Uber, Lobbying And Avoiding Regulatory Shocks