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  • Does ‘Buying British’ matter and what should we do about it?

    October 18, 2021

    It’s a well-worn narrative that simple changes to the way we shop and eat can benefit our health and happiness – as well as supporting local economies and the environment – and the UK National Food Strategy mentions the word ‘local’ no less than 100 times. But how do consumers themselves feel about buying homegrown produce, and what impact has the pandemic, climate change and Brexit had, if any, on our purchasing outlook? FleishmanHillard published...

  • Three trends shifting consumer purchase behaviour in a post-Covid era

    September 15, 2021

    The uncertainty of recent years has changed the way we think, feel, and talk about the brands we invest our hard-earned cash in. With consumers looking for more than just products that offer value for money, the pressure is on for brands to show true change and speak up about what they stand for. Importantly, there is a difference between what you think you are saying and what consumers actually see and experience – and...

  • Toward tangible change: the power of campaigning for modern sports activists

    August 26, 2021

    “Everything,” as the German novelist Thomas Mann observed, “is politics”. Sport in particular, with its enormous appeal across borders, cultures and classes, combined with the truly global reach of its showpiece events, is a very effective and oft-deployed diplomatic tool. As an industry or career, it is also intensely meritocratic. More than almost any other, its professionals have tended to be promoted and revered on account of their ability – rather than their race, class...

  • FleishmanHillard appoints Lauren Winter to Global Managing Director of Consumer Culture

    July 12, 2021

      EMEA head of brand and lifestyle, Lauren Winter has been appointed to the new role of global managing director of consumer culture in a move that puts culture at the heart of communications and campaign strategy at FleishmanHillard. As part of her new responsibilities, Lauren will counsel global clients and client leaders on key cultural movements, themes and creative solutions for campaigns, empowering client teams and the broader agency network to be fluent in...

  • YesAuto says yes to FleishmanHillard to lead its UK PR work

    May 7, 2021

    YesAuto, the online car marketplace has appointed FleishmanHillard UK to handle its consumer and corporate communications campaigns, following a 3-way competitive pitch. YesAuto, launched in the UK in 2020, is a website and app that connects buyers with dealers and car manufacturers through its innovative smart technology to make car buying simpler and more transparent. FleishmanHillard will work with YesAuto to run its press office and lead separate brand campaigns to further raise brand awareness...

  • A Wider Generation in Focus – Meet Gen C

    May 5, 2021

    Gen C is a generation undefined by their age, location or typical demographics.   Understanding audiences of today requires more than the broad filters and generalized pigeonholes we normally restrict them to – context and clarity are needed to truly understand what makes minds and hearts tick.   Last year, FleishmanHillard’s Youth & Culture specialism produced the 'Gen C – A New Virtual Sanity' research report, exploring the new cultural phenomenon of “Gen C” and researching...

  • Culture Trends Report 2021 – The Cultural Rate of Covid

    March 2, 2021

    Introducing our latest trend report, 'The cultural rate of Covid', authored by Head of Consumer and Brand Marketing, EMEA Lauren Winter. The report looks at how the cultural landscape has mutually shaped and been shaped by COVID-19 and how brands can understand the cultural shifts to have a dialogue with consumers with a new mindset. People took stock. They irrevocably changed. The new normal was ushered in. But ...the wave of human resistance to change is ever-present...

  • Five ways to ensure the success of live events on social

    February 4, 2021

    Chloe Platts, Senior Account Manager If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that there has never been more of a need to adapt. The impact of COVID-19 may have halted most large, in-person events, but with 44% of people worldwide now spending more time on social media than before, a live event could expand your online reach more than ever. In early 2020, 6.3 million members attended virtual events on LinkedIn following the launch of...

  • Why the technology sector must stay alert in 2021

    November 25, 2020

    By Matthew Rudman, Account Director, Technology  We’re coming to the end of a difficult year, and looking at the news, you might be thinking you can afford to relax a little in 2021. You’d be wrong. In recent weeks positive news around COVID-19 vaccine trials sent stock markets soaring, while emerging clarity in the outcome of the US elections has put an end to months of uncertainty. The year ahead may at least present fewer...

  • EMEA crisis lead, Judith Moore joins expert panel during Cyber Risk Summit

    November 19, 2020

    EMEA crisis lead, Judith Moore, joins an expert panel including Experian and Clyde & Co LLP during the NetDiligence® Cyber Risk Summit.  The online discussion entitled, 'The Evolution of Data Breach Consumer Response Plans', examines how crisis PR, legal, insurance and response teams partner to innovate responses to business/consumer preferences as the breach landscape alters, channels evolve and the digital space advances at speed. Re-watch the content     Contact us ...