Yesterday Philip Hammond outlined the Government’s ambition to include financial services as part of a wide ranging free trade deal with the European Union. Pagefield’s David Leslie analyses what this means for institutions and what to look out for as negotiations rumble on. What happened? Following the Prime Minister’s speech last week in which she […]
A single tweet from Kylie Jenner wiped £1bn off Snap’s shares, leaving investors confused and concerned. Olivia Crawford takes a look at what it means for Snapchat and assesses the growing trend of celebrities influencing stock markets. What Happened? Recently, Kylie Jenner, the American reality TV star, social media personality and entrepreneur, tweeted: “sooo does […]
Political Editor of The Sunday Times and bestselling author Tim Shipman, joined us at Pagefield this week for our ‘Meet the Editor’ breakfast. Alice Hawken provides her take. Tim Shipman’s two books All Out War and Fall Out – engrossing accounts of the trials and tribulations of Westminster – kept the Pagefield team […]
Last week saw the long-awaited announcement that Trinity Mirror has agreed to acquire Richard Desmond’s premier press titles for around £200m. The landmark deal has raised eyebrows and generated debate over whether each paper will be able to maintain its editorial position at either end of the political spectrum.
Donald Trump proclaimed a “new American moment” as he delivered his maiden State of the Union speech to Congress last night. Liam Parker, Pagefield partner and Boris Johnson’s former director of political communications, analyses what the future holds for Trump, the Republican Party and a possible US-UK free trade agreement. Ted Cruz (formerly ‘Lyin Ted’) on his […]
Amid a growing backlash against Silicon Valley tech giants , the Prime Minister offered her input this week at Davos, taking aim at social media platforms and rolling out her vision for the role of tech in the global economy. David Leslie asks what the future holds for ‘big tech’ at a time when the sector’s problems seem to be mounting.
Editor of UnHerd, Tim Montgomerie, joined us at Pagefield this week for our ‘Meet the Editor’ breakfast. Paul Codd provides his take. Launching UnHerd in the summer of 2017, editor and founder, Tim Montgomerie set out to create a news site with a difference, challenging how we as readers approach the news – because in […]
An efficient, drama-free reshuffle and a successful slate in the Labour NEC elections – Corbyn and his team have taken yet another step in solidifying their hold of the internal structures of the Labour party – and all without a hiccup (so far). Peter Turay gives his take on Corbyn’s progress and what it could […]