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Gender Pay Gap: PR exercise or serious business commitment?

6th April 2018

This week, the gender pay gap has dominated news headlines as businesses rush to publish their figures ahead of the Government’s deadline. Now it’s been revealed that, on average, 78% of UK companies pay women less than men Ellie Riddles looks at what’s next for businesses who need to prove they are effectively tackling the […]

The Pagefield Review

23rd March 2018

With the UK-Russia diplomatic crisis boiling over, it was going to take a big news story to knock this off the front pages…enter stage left Chris Wylie. Wylie lifted the lid on his former employer, data firm Cambridge Analytica, revealing their misuse of Facebook data – revelations that have sparked debate on the use of personal […]

Oh Snap! Kylie Jenner knocks £1bn off Snap’s shares

5th March 2018

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 […]

Meet the Editor: 5 Things We Learned from Tim Montgomerie, Editor of UnHerd

19th January 2018

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 […]

Supporting ‘Global Britain’ – not ‘Britain First’

1st December 2017

Trump’s retweeting of the far-right group Britain First placed new pressure on the ‘special relationship’ this week. But with the US an important strategic partner for ‘Global Britain’, Ben Stetson asks how the Prime Minister can demonstrate the need for cordial relations whilst recognising Trump’s low approval rating in the UK.

Behind the Headlines: Cheers all round for cut-price beer

20th September 2017

One of the nation’s esteemed pub chiefs has slashed prices across the country in a clarion call to Government and industry alike. Ben Stetson takes a look at Tim Martin’s latest contribution to a political debate.

Activate: chasing the youth vote

4th September 2017

News of a Tory youth campaign hit headlines last week. Activate, a grassroots Conservative youth movement as yet unaffiliated with the Party did not enjoy the reception it might have hoped for. Hal Stevenson argues that when it comes to the youth vote the Tories have much bigger issues at hand.

5 things I learned

31st August 2017

As the irreplaceable Will Spratt moves on to exciting pastures new, he shares with us the five things he learned during his three years at Pagefield…

“Her Majesty was delighted. Very seasoned hands in our press office say they cannot remember a day that got such amazing coverage”

Edward Young – Deputy Private Secretary to The Queen

“There is strength in depth in the likeable team at Pagefield and we have felt that they have provided us with very high quality support throughout.”

Nicola Shaw – Executive Director UK, National Grid and former Chief Executive, HS1 Ltd

“Their strategic vision, creative approach and absolute commitment to delivering flawless communications have been central to achieving our goal today.”

David Iron – Executive Director, Lunar Mission One

“As a team, Pagefield completely works – the  energy and the combination of integrity, principles, expertise, drive, and passion all make for an outstanding secret sauce that I have never come by before and I know doesn’t exist elsewhere. Together we have made a huge impact on Ctrlshift, its brand, its identity and its growth.”

Jane Fields – CMO, Ctrl-Shift