What PR must remember from Aristotle
Last week, some of our team were lucky enough to hear the highly entertaining and hugely erudite Bennet Brandreth speak. As well as being an Edinburgh-fringe-performing barrister and author...
The plucky contender vs the old guard – new media packs a punch
What can businesses learn from the rise of the YouTube star?
What’s in a name – will a fintech disruptor be invited through the door?
‘We’re a disruptor’ has become an extremely familiar refrain.
Lessons from the booming craft beer market
A wave of disruption is hitting the consumer industries, and this year’s London Craft Beer Festival is a fitting symbol.
Investment in Egypt driving the economy
Egypt could be at a turning point. Emerging markets traditionally suffer from a strengthening dollar, but Egypt may prove an exception.
Double win at the PRCA City and Financial Awards 2018
We are delighted to announce that Hudson Sandler LLP received two commendations at last week’s PRCA City and Financial Awards 2018.
Hudson Sandler roundtable with The New York Times’ Moscow bureau
On 14th December 2017, Hudson Sandler held its annual Moscow Christmas Party jointly hosted with our friends at Bank of New York Mellon.
Preparing for an IPO – presenting at the LSE’s ELITE conference
On Wednesday 29 November Hudson Sandler was delighted to be invited to present at the latest event of the London Stock Exchange’s ELITE programme.
Another Russian revolution breaks out
A good week in getting the attractive fundamentals of investing in Russia across internationally.
There is hope for Ukraine as its society matures
It was encouraging to hear a real change in sentiment at the two high-profile Ukraine-focused events in London last week, hosted at historic Lancaster House near Buckingham Palace.
Drinking tea with a Chinese neighbour or how to break through the Great Wall
A recent extension of Russia economic sanctions by the EU did not get much reaction from the market.
The battle against terrorism starts with a search engine
When I met up with Dave King, chief executive of Digitalis Reputation, to discuss his research into how extremists are exploiting the Internet, I could not have imagined that just two days later three terrorists would launch an attack on London Bridge.
London Still Calling Post Brexit
So Article 50 has finally been triggered and the process of divorce between the UK and the European Union begun, accompanied by another slew of media stories questioning the future of London as a financial capital.
World Autism Awareness Week at Hudson Sandler
Hudson Sandler looks at World Autism Awareness Week 2017 and how we learned more about the condition and the people that work with it every day.
Online gambling’s unique personalisation opportunity
Those who follow the online gambling industry closely will know that it is, in many ways, already light years ahead of other consumer industries in terms of analytics-driven marketing.
Russia - All bets off in 2017?
Fresh back from our end of year Moscow Forum and Seasonal Party in partnership with our friends at Bank of New York Mellon.
Markets around the world tumbled this morning as a Trump victory in the US Presidential Elections was interpreted as increasing the risk of trade wars and stoking political uncertainty.
Sanity and the City
The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on 10 October every year.
The rise and rise of employee led storytelling
The term ‘employer brand’ is increasingly creeping onto PR briefs, into campaigns and onto the mainstream news agenda.
Through the eyes of an intern
Ten months ago, 15th October 2015, I set out on my journey as an intern at Hudson Sandler.
Hudson Sandler on the High Seas
A fortnight ago, on 26 May, a group of Hudson Sandler employees, clients and friends took to the high seas for the third Family Holiday Association (FHA) Annual Regatta.
Moscow being Trumped
I spent last week in Moscow and St Petersburg visiting our Russian clients and prospects, with much to talk about on the geo-political front other than Ukraine and sanctions.
Navigating the changing communications landscape
Tim Johns, Consultant at Hudson Sandler discusses the challenges today's businesses face communicating in a world filled with disruptors.
Brexit or Bremain? Perspectives from the communications industry
On Friday May 6, 2016, a panel arranged by Kantar Media, discussed the pros and cons of Brexit from the perspective of the communications’ industry.
Big Bang Data and Stalking
Off this morning to Numis’s 15th Annual Media Conference on ‘Big Bang Data’.
Stars in their eyes - The UK Stock Market awards
Hudson Sandler was proud to sponsor and judge the UK Stock Market Awards.
Hudson Sandler's 30th Birthday
On 3rd March 1986, Simon Hudson and I started a financial PR agency - Kingsway Financial - it was half owned by Saatchi and Saatchi who had helped to finance the venture.*
City & Financial PR awards 2016 winners: best M&A campaign
We’re so pleased to have been awarded Best Communications in Support of a Transaction at the inaugural City & Financial PR Awards, for our work for Reward Gateway, the global leader in employee engagement.
BREXIT – The battle lines are yet to be drawn
After almost three years since David Cameron first promised a referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union, you would have thought each side would have more consensus on their winning message.
PR trends to watch in 2016
The ability to develop and deliver great communications roots itself in the ability to adapt and change to the world around us.
ICE, ICE baby
The global gaming industry’s flagship annual expo, ICE, is in full flow at London’s ExCel Arena in Canary Wharf.
An evening in Moscow with FT’s LEX
Fresh back from Moscow to report on Hudson Sandler’s ‘Evening with the Financial Times’s LEX column', organised by us with our friends at BNY-Mellon.
Advent of the connected car
While driving my daughter to yet another event in her hectic social calendar last weekend, I remarked that I was looking forward to the time when she would ferry me around instead.
Thoughts from Davos
So what is the chatter in Davos this year? What are the hot topics of conversation between the great and the good of politics and commerce?
What business can learn from Bowie
One of my best reads of 2015 was a fantastic book by James Kerr called ‘Legacy’.
That was the year that was…
Like many people who are blessed with 20:20 hindsight, I am much better at explaining the past than defining the future.
Listening is the new talking
I was recently asked to put together a session to coach a group of senior executives to improve their communication skills.
UK IPO Market: Outlook for 2016
2015 has been an interesting year for IPOs. The primary concern at the start of the year was the uncertainty around the result of the General Election on 8 May and the consequent sentiment that it was important for companies to seek an IPO before then.
Russian business wants to talk
As a frequent visitor to Russia, I was struck on my last trip in late November by the increased commitment of many leading Russian businesses to up their engagement with their western partners and stakeholders.