Chelgate Relaunch Opinion Battlegrounds Podcast

March 7th, 2024 by

Reputation Management firm Chelgate have announced the restart of their podcast, ‘Opinion Battlegrounds’. The first two new episodes which focus on Crisis and Acute Issues Management, feature Chelgate Executive Chairman, Terence Fane-Saunders and Senior Advisor, Jonathan Ray. Recognised as one of the most distinguished leaders of the international public relations profession and a specialist in Reputation Protection and Issues Management, Terence Fane-Saunders has provided assistance to numerous high-profile clients around the world, including governments, business leaders, multinational organisations and distinguished individuals. Jonathan Ray also brings with him a wealth of high-level communications expertise spanning education, science, the environment and global […]

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Chelgate Local Newsletter – January 2024

January 4th, 2024 by

  Welcome to our New Year 2024 issue of Planning ahead   We enter 2024 with some trepidation: the economy is in the doldrums, we have the NPPF reforms and the prospect of a General Election, probably in the autumn. There is too much uncertainty which no one likes. At Chelgate Local, we finished 2023 on a high note with several new projects started, with more in the pipeline. We have welcomed three new colleagues with three further appointments to announce in the coming months. This New Year issue of Planning Ahead has a political overview, a review of some of […]

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Chelgate Local Newsletter – November 2023

November 3rd, 2023 by

In this issue we have articles on the recent updates to the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill; the Conservative party conference; the Labour party conference; and the Garden Towns Conference. We also have an article on Intervention and housing need and our usual political and Local Plan updates, as well as some comments from us.   The Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill The Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill, first published in May 2022, has received royal assent after over a year of parliamentary debate. The Bill became an Act on 26 October, after being debated and revised by both parliamentary […]

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Chelgate CEO Michael Hardware appointed President of the Chartered Institute of Journalists

September 27th, 2023 by

Michael Hardware, Chief Executive of Chelgate Corporate, was appointed President of the Chartered Institute of Journalists (CIOJ) at an event at the Reform Club on 24th February 2022. His two-year term follows his two-years serving as Vice-President, and membership of the Institute’s Council since 2012. The CIOJ is the world’s oldest professional body for journalists, established under a warrant from Queen Victoria in 1890. Two other warrants from Queen Elizabeth II were also granted, the last in 1990. Michael’s focus during his term as President will be on increasing membership and the creation of a ‘Chartered Journalist’ status for members. […]

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Chelgate Local Newsletter – May 2023

May 15th, 2023 by

  Welcome to our May issue of Planning Ahead. We hope you all enjoyed the Coronation Bank Holiday weekend. This is our post-election edition. With all the major changes arising from the local elections, we have augmented our elections page with the results, changes of power and councillor numbers. This covers our operating areas: the Home Counties, East Anglia, and the Midlands area. Further analysis has been provided for certain councils. This month, we also have articles that delve into a national perspective of the local elections; an article on the most recent developments and scrutiny over the NPPF reforms; […]

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