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…

Event round-up: The View from the Bridge January 2018

Our latest View from the Bridge saw three expert speakers sharing what they think is going to happen in 2018. Is it going to be, ‘the year of living dangerously,’ or is that too pessimistic? Gina Miller (transparency campaigner and thorn-in-the-side of the government on Brexit), Anne McElvoy (Senior Editor at the Economist) and George…

LRI Group appoints Newgate

LRI Group, the leading independent investment services company based in Luxembourg, has appointed Newgate Communications as its European adviser.  Established in 1988, LRI Group acts as Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) and Third Party Management Company providing asset managers and investors with tailored fund structuring solutions as well as access to a global distribution network….

Rearranging the deckchairs – Newgate’s Perry Miller in this month’s Housebuilder

The article below is taken from this month’s edition of Housebuilder magazine. Perry Miller, partner at Newgate Communications, laments the constant change of direction on government policies on housebuilding Writing for this column previously, I questioned the contribution that government actually makes to tackling the housing crisis. Facing a deluge of housing-related legislation at that…

Newgate appointed to support launch of the Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund

Newgate Communications has been appointed by Sustainable Technology Investors Ltd. (“STIL”) to support the UK launch of the £100 million Nobel Sustainability Growth Fund (“NSGF” or “the Fund”).  The Fund is being launched in partnership with the Nobel Sustainability Trust® (“NST”), founded by members of the Nobel Family, and SET3, the global investment group founded…

Mifid II – Newgate’s Steffan Williams in City A.M.

The article below, written by Newgate’s Steffan Williams, originally appeared in City A.M. on Wednesday 3rd January. Time for financial PR to up its game now Mifid II has arrived In the run up to the arrival of the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (Mifid II), much comment has been devoted to its impact…

Tis the season to be reshuffling?

Dominic Hauschild assesses the resignation of Damian Green and the Prime Minister’s options in the New Year. Theresa May has asked her once loyal ally Damian Green to resign following the Cabinet Office’s findings that he acted dishonestly about pornography on his computer. This means that she has now either sacked or forced the resignation…

Newgate’s 2018 Predictions

2017 was a year that many, from across the political spectrum and around the world, just wanted to be over. As Brenda from Bristol succinctly summarised “There’s too much politics going on”. In a year that has (eventually) seen progress on Brexit, a flare up of tensions in the Middle East, and a Trump vs…

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…

Duke Kunshan University appoints Newgate Communications

Duke Kunshan University appoints Newgate Communications to launch its under-graduate programme targeting UK and European students. New under-graduate courses aim to develop ‘globally-focused’ graduates who are able to excel in the jobs of tomorrow, in a world of shifting political landscapes and influenced increasingly by AI, robotics and quantum computing. Duke Kunshan University, a leading…

Betting the House on the Budget

The last few days before what has been dubbed the ‘make or break’ Budget have not played out as Philip Hammond would have hoped. What the Chancellor would probably describe as a selective misinterpretation of his remarks on unemployment on Sunday’s Andrew Marr show have fed into the long-running media narrative that he is fighting…

EU Withdrawal Bill: What Next?

MPs will today begin the first of eight days of Committee Stage deliberation of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. The Bill repeals the 1972 European Communities Act which took the UK into the EU. It also transposes existing EU legislation into domestic UK law, to ensure a smooth transition on the day after the UK leaves…