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  • FleishmanHillard Fishburn announces name change to FleishmanHillard UK

    February 4, 2021

    We have some news — from today FleishmanHillard Fishburn will be known as FleishmanHillard UK. Over the last five years, the UK operation of FleishmanHillard has become an increasingly important part of the global FleishmanHillard network with members of our team playing a central role in global strategic initiatives as well as leading client campaigns. This was never truer than in 2020, when the arrival of COVID-19 accelerated the trend. We celebrate the role the...

  • FleishmanHillard Davos Digest World Economic Forum 2021 – The Davos Agenda

    January 29, 2021

    The view from around the world Stephanie Bailey, Senior Partner, Managing Director of Corporate and Head of FleishmanHillard COP26 Unit What a year. What a year. At the WEF Davos Summit last January, there was hardly a mention of the new coronavirus emerging from Wuhan, China. Barely a peep. Nothing really given what was about to hit the world. One year on and Davos is radically different. The reverberations of a genuine global crisis have...

  • Preparing for Ethnicity Pay Gap Reporting

    January 29, 2021

    Grace Duncan, senior account executive and Rima Sacre, director, purposeful business Four years after mandatory gender pay gap reporting was introduced, we have seen vast change as businesses tackle their gender equality. In fact, now only a couple of companies on the FTSE 350 have all-male boards. Shining a spotlight on the endemic inequalities within corporate structures enabled this change and now attention is turning to the next frontier of inequality, ethnicity. As the UK...

  • Swipe to Meet… Melanie Dias, Associate Director — Tech

    January 26, 2021

    As a team, all the brilliantly talented, unique individuals that work at FHF deliver amazing work for our clients. Each person’s individual strengths, passions and ambitions are what makes FHF an incredible agency, a diverse talent pool of creative minds solving complex communications challenges and a certified ‘Best Place to Work’. We asked Melanie Dias, who is an associate director in our Technology team, to shed some light on what it’s like for her to work at FHF London, what she...

  • How companies can best prepare for COP26

    January 25, 2021

    Stephanie Bailey, senior partner, managing director of corporate and head of COP26 unit For a long time, there has been no hope. But it was clear from day one of the Biden administration that one of the world’s biggest economies was now prepared to re-engage with the climate issue. As we move towards November 2021 and the 26th UN Conference of the Parties (COP26), we can see the glimmer of something more positive. Like any...

  • Why good design is a business essential—Sally Eggeling, Ensemble Studio

    January 22, 2021

    Sally Eggeling, director of FleishmanHillard Fishburn's creative studio — Ensemble Studio — shares with The Drum why good design is a business essential for creating competitive advantage in an uncertain market.  "Good design establishes a bond," says Sally. "And design thinking has the power to spark ground-breaking creativity, drive authenticity and purpose, and boost reputation and value."  Read the full article here in The Drum. Contact us...

  • The next Covid battle: Vaccines vs Misinformation

    January 21, 2021

    Digital and social will have a hugely important role to play if we’re to beat Covid misinformation and with it, the coronavirus. Peter Wilson, Head of Special Campaigns Wouldn’t it be a tragedy if, after the miraculously fast arrival of covid-fighting vaccines, lazy communication programmes let Covid-19 continue to rage? Take herd immunity. This rather agricultural-sounding theory applies to vaccine strategy too. If a vaccine provides the majority who receive it with a form of...

  • Government’s COP26 Portal open for businesses signals FleishmanHillard Fishburn COP26 Unit

    January 21, 2021

    Launching today, the Government's COP26 Portal opens for businesses, organisations and civil society to apply to get involved at COP26, Glasgow in November. Opportunities include the hosting of events, creative installations, and exhibition space — across both the Blue Zone and Green Zone. This year marks the first time that the UK will host the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) from 1-12 November 2021. The conference will be the biggest international summit...

  • Two category shortlists for FleishmanHillard Fishburn in inaugural PRWeek Healthcare & Pharma Comms Awards

    January 19, 2021

    We're thrilled to announce that we have received two shortlists in the inaugural PRWeek UK Healthcare & Pharma Comms Awards! Our amazing healthcare team is shortlisted in the 'Best Agency Healthcare/Pharma Comms Practice' category and our campaign, The Presbyopia by Acuvue, has been shortlisted in the 'Best Public Health Awareness Campaign (excluding COVID-19) category. The PRWeek Healthcare & Pharma Comms Awards virtual awards ceremony takes place on February 18th. Contact us...

  • Public Affairs leaders are ready to make an impact in 2021

    January 15, 2021

    Tim Snowball, Head of Public Affairs, FleishmanHillard Fishburn At the end of 2020, FleishmanHillard Fishburn launched its first major survey of in-house public affairs leaders. We left most of the questions open-ended to allow respondents the freedom to share what was really on their minds. The participants covered a wide range of sectors. Most were not current FleishmanHillard clients. This is a summary of what we learned:   Brexit and Covid-19 made progress on wider...