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Spring Statement – The Pagefield View

13th March 2019

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his Spring Statement this afternoon against a backdrop of mounting political turmoil over Brexit. Sandwiched in between two crucial Brexit votes, the Chancellor delivered what has been described as a “low key” statement – not one for tomorrow’s front pages. To view our briefing in full, click here: Pagefield View – […]

Has International Women’s Day been a success?

8th March 2019

In an ideal world, we won’t need an International Women’s Day. But until then, the day offers a fantastic chance for us to take stock of how far we have come and how much further we have to go. Progress is not just about celebrating the achievements of extraordinary women. It’s about recognising women everywhere […]

New media at a (Cairn)crossroads following independent review

15th February 2019

Dame Frances Cairncross this week published an independent report into the challenges facing high-quality journalism in the UK. Ben Stetson dissects what it means for new media, and how tech giants can work with traditional outlets to rebalance the media landscape. For the past year the bellows of policymakers and regulators around the world railing […]

Gender Pay Gap: It’s more than just a numbers game

29th January 2019

The countdown to the gender pay gap reporting deadline is on. Stephanie Croucher outlines how companies can use it as an opportunity to create a narrative about how they’re making progress to becoming a more equal workplace.

Game, set, match: how Andy Murray played the media game and won

22nd January 2019

As the tournament during which he may have played his last match draws to a close, Leonie Martin reflects on how Andy Murray evolved his public persona from media-shy misanthrope to multiple BBC Sports Personality of the Year winner.  Will he, won’t he? Boris Becker has this week urged Andy Murray to abandon retirement plans […]

Pagefield previews 2019

10th January 2019

What hope does 2019 have of reaching the same levels of excitement and intrigue as 2018? Our talented senior team across six of our key sectors dust off their crystal balls.