Chelgate Public Affairs Newsletter – September 2019

August 28th, 2019 by

EU Parliament is back… And the Commission is nearly back too! With all the talk this week of parliaments being prorogued, you can rest assured that at least the European Parliament shall be open during September. After the long Summer Recess this will be a busy month – both legislatively and politically. The new and emboldened EU Parliamentary Committees will be scrutinising the proposed EU Commissioners under their remit in what will prove to be a feisty exchange and legislative portfolios will begin to be picked up again. What a Waste (Directive)! 2018 revised directive to be re-reviewed in 2020 […]

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Artificial Intelligence Introductory Guide

July 15th, 2018 by

UK GOVERNMENT SECTOR DEAL AND THE EU COMMISSION APPROACH ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE   Recently, the UK Government and EU Commission have announced bold aspirations for the Artificial Intelligence sector. Both announcements could have potentially wide-ranging ramifications for the growth of individual sectors – health, finance, transport – as well as the artificial intelligence sector taken as a whole. Both approaches will set the course for the artificial intelligence industry in the UK and EU for the next ten years. If the decision makers get it right, the benefits from the growth in artificial intelligence will be a revolution for the […]

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Executive Chairman in 2018 Spears 500 list

December 7th, 2017 by

Chelgate Executive Chairman, Terence Fane-Saunders, has been listed as one of the top ten Reputation Managers in the profession. The accolade comes in the 2018 edition of the prestigious Spears 500 which each year identifies the top individuals in each of the key professions for its audience of High Net Worth individuals. Listed as “Outstanding in field” the publication cites his particular expertise in Crisis Management. “It’s very flattering to be recognised in this way”, Fane-Saunders commented, “particularly as we do maintain a particularly low-profile and discreet approach where our client assignment are concerned”.

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Chelgate 2017 General Election Competition

May 2nd, 2017 by

Don’t rely on the pollsters or the betting odds to predict the outcome of the General Election this year, here at Chelgate we’ve got a much better method of forecasting: the promise of champagne. Another General Election and so another opportunity for you to enter the famous Chelgate Election Competition.  We want to know who is the most politically astute or at least the most clairvoyant among our many partners, clients, contacts, in fact anyone in the industry. The winner will be richly rewarded with a case of champagne, so the stakes couldn’t be higher! We have been running this […]

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New Managing Director at Chelgate

July 5th, 2016 by

Chelgate has a new managing director, Liam Herbert. In his previous role as director of client services, Liam has been a key member of Chelgate’s senior management team since he joined us in 2014. Before that, he had held a number of senior management positions, both in-house and in consultancies. These included leading the external relations function for a global tobacco industry company, and the corporate communications operations at a major utilities company and for a police authority. He had also headed a London-based public relations practice. In his new role, which also includes appointment to the Chelgate Board, Liam […]

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Election Competition: Update!

April 30th, 2015 by

One week until polling day, and Chelgate champagne clairvoyants are bullish on Tories. Polls and the betting markets are all well and good, but here at Chelgate we’ve got a much better way of predicting the election: the promise of champagne. Every election, we hold an open competition to see who is the more clairvoyant among our many partners, clients, and contacts, as well as among the general public. The winner is richly rewarded with a case of champagne, so the stakes couldn’t be higher. This year, we have been asking contestants to answer six questions in our election competition, plus […]

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Chelgate General Election Competition 2015

April 28th, 2015 by

After five long years, the election is finally under way. That means it’s time for another Chelgate Election Competition. We want your predictions: who will be the next Prime Minister? Will Clegg cling on? Will the SNP surge last? Let us know what you think, and you could win a case of champagne! The competition has now closed!

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Terence Fane-Saunders featured in The Spear’s 500

October 29th, 2014 by

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, […]

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Summit on Health and Social Care

July 15th, 2014 by

Chelgate Deputy Chairman Nick Wood-Dow co-chaired the summit on Transforming Technology in Health and Social Care with Lord Hunt of Kings Heath on 10 December. The summit was attended by 120 health professionals from the public and private sectors. It was organised by John Nassoori of Dods Parliamentary Communications, and featured guest speakers from within NHS England and other leaders of health informatics. The morning sessions focussed on innovation in delivering digital healthcare and clinical services, while the afternoon looked at examples of working together to drive efficiency and productivity gains, including best practice in South Wales and Dorset. Delegates […]

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Chelgate chairman Spears Index

January 6th, 2014 by

Chelgate chairman has been listed as one of top ten PRs in the Spears Index for Reputation Management. Terence Fane-Saunders, Chelgate chairman and chief executive, has been listed as one of top ten PRs in the latest edition of Spear’s magazine. Fane-Saunders, featured among the leading barristers, solicitors and PR gurus, is described as a ‘heavyweight’ of the public relations industry and a ‘reputation manager with a pedigree’.

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