Chelgate Chairman, Terence Fane-Saunders, has been featured as one of the top ten reputation management professionals in the new Spear’s 500 publication. The Spear’s 500 is a comprehensive guide for high net worth individuals which identifies the top players in every area from private banking to family lawyers. The guide is essential for anyone operating in the wealth management industry, and it has been dubbed the ‘Forbes of Europe’. Fane-Saunders is presented as one of the top ten PR professionals in the country, and is described as a ‘reputation manager with a pedigree’. To find out more about Terence Fane-Saunders, […]Read More..
Chelgate’s Michael Hardware reports on solar for Building4Change magazine Michael Hardware, Executive Vice-President for Chelgate, last week had an article on the solar industry published online for Building4Change. In the article, Hardware reviews the current uncertainty surrounding government policy on solar, and the threat the industry faces with the fast approaching subsidy changes.B4C MEH solar article NOV14 ‘When the Coalition came to power in 2011 and a Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) was created, David Cameron’s pledge was to lead “the Greenest Government ever”. But not only has that not happened, it could be argued that this government […]Read More..
In the film Goldeneye, James Bond confronts a rogue MI6 agent and a rogue post-Soviet general who couldn’t quite let that Cold War rivalry pass quietly into history. Ever trying to follow the zeitgeist, the Bond producers equipped the villains with a diabolically modern plan: they would rob the Bank of England electronically, then fire an electro-magnetic pulse at London to destroy any trace of the theft. Yesterday, a less dramatic and quite accidental version of the same events took place. The BoE’s payments system, called CHAPS, just … broke. It’s not yet clear what happened. By 4pm Monday, the […]Read More..
The Argentine debt saga trundles on. The Economist reports this latest default as the eighth default in Argentina’s turbulent economic history. We’ll leave the financial stuff to them. What concerns us is the diabolical communications campaign launched by the Argentine government as it attempts to win the world’s trust and sympathy. As a preface to this, please note that the Argentine government is not trying to achieve the impossible. Respected economists, including Martin Wolf and 108 British parliamentarians, have already sallied forth to defend Argentina’s government from the “vulture” funds that would pick at it. They have done so of […]Read More..
CPC14, as it became known through the daily texts from the Party Chairmen, started on an all-time-low, and finished on a considerable high. Lynton Crosby can take a lot of credit for the turnaround. Sunday was dominated by talk of the defection, and of the resignation. Both were understandably irritating to delegates who had their attention focussed on hearing messages for the General Election. Reckless was perceived as a traitor, while Newmark was perceived as an idiot. The latter description was only diminished when Mark Pritchard MP vowed to sue the Sunday Mirror for entrapment, as it emerged that many […]Read More..