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Crisis and Issues Management

  • Crisis Management: What to do when you know it’s going to be bad news

    June 25, 2021

    Hannah Cambridge, Director I hate to admit it, but comms alone can’t fix a really bad business issue. You’ll know the kind - when it would be fair for a regulator to come down hard, when you’re completely going against the popular opinion or when you were just in the wrong. We help our clients to navigate all types of issues. Our latest Authenticity Gap research for 2021 placed data security and data privacy as...

  • FleishmanHillard release insurance company and brokers’ research

    April 27, 2021

    To better understand the insurance landscape through the eyes of key business decision-makers, we surveyed 200 decision-makers at organisations in the U.S. and UK at the end of 2020. This new insurance company and brokers’ research, 'The Changing Insurance Landscape and Advisory Role of the Broker', looks at responding to customer needs in light of COVID -19 and growing cyber disruptions. The results provide a clear view of the biggest concerns of the moment and...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • The media and COVID-19: How the pandemic has changed the news

    August 20, 2020

    It’s the biggest news story of our lives.  But what has it been like for the broadcast news journalists covering the Pandemic and the unprecedented disruption and destabilisation it’s caused?  FleishmanHillard Fishburn Head of News, Pete Meikle is joined by 5 News Presenter, Claudia-Liza Armah; BBC Business Reporter/Presenter, Katie Prescott and ITV News Head of Newsgathering, Andrew Dagnell for a webinar discussing the huge impact COVID-19 has had on the way the news is reported. 'The media and COVID-19: How the pandemic has changed the news'...

  • Fixing the roof whilst the sun is shining – why tech companies need to act now to consolidate their post-covid political capital

    June 12, 2020

    By Alex Burchill, Account Manager The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the political reputation of the technology industry has been nothing short of astonishing, but companies should be wary of heralding a “new normal” A change in Government attitude? Before the crisis, techlash was in full swing. Fueled by concerns over issues such as election interference, privacy and security concerns, (lack of) platform moderation and D&I challenges, consumers and decision makers alike were demanding...

  • Changing voices of climate change

    June 2, 2020

    By Holly Rouse, Director & Partner Friday will be World Environment Day, with the annual awareness-raising initiative focused this year on nature. In these exceptional times, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on nature and the environment in ways that we could never have been predicted in such as short space of time. From falling CO2 emissions to clearer waters and bluer skies. The question playing on our minds however, is whether COVID-19...

  • Why ESG will still matter post Covid-19

    May 13, 2020

    By Ludo Baynham-Herd, Associate Director – Financial Services Amid the severity of the global pandemic and economic uncertainty that lies ahead, many have questioned whether the recent rise of “ESG” (environment, social and governance) factors will dissipate as business, investors and governments focus on getting the global economy and equity markets back on a firm footing. However, as we head into AGM season it appears ESG has remained firmly on the agenda with some of...

  • A new world order? The geopolitical fallout from Coronavirus

    April 30, 2020

    A New world order?  The geopolitical fallout from Coronavirus. By Michael Hartt (Partner and Head of International Affairs) and Nick De Luca (Senior Partner) For 80 years, the complex web of multilateral institutions, governments and the private sector has led the effort to tackle the world’s pressing issues, from climate change to international trade to humanitarian crises. After more than a decade of diminished public confidence, COVID-19 means national government is back on top...

  • Communicating in a crisis: Reflections from the front line

    April 28, 2020

    Communicating in a crisis: Reflections from the Front line By Liam McCloy, Director and Partner Almost 60 years ago JFK said, “Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country.” His words will resonate for many of the general public currently in lockdown, but for those running businesses the situation is more complex. Many companies who shut their doors to protect their workforce are still struggling in practice...