Face the Music – is ‘face reinsurance’ the next big thing? 1920 1280 Jack Sandbach

Face the Music – is ‘face reinsurance’ the next big thing?

The slap was heard around the world, on 28 March 2022, as comedian Chris Rock was struck across the face by actor Will Smith during the Oscars awards ceremony after Rock insulted Smith’s wife’s alopecia.…

The Zelenskyy effect 1920 1280 Caroline Klein

The Zelenskyy effect

Until six months ago – quite probably until six weeks ago – it seems fair to say that very few people in the UK knew much about Ukraine. Those with relatives or friends would of…

An old ‘friend’ poses tough questions for the green lobby 1920 1280 Ben Abbotts

An old ‘friend’ poses tough questions for the green lobby

This weekend, Hugh Grant told Nigel Farage to ‘go **** yourself’. You may indeed be able to think of 100 reasons for this barb, but it was actually the actor’s response to a new political…

Things to read for those who don’t like reading 1920 1280 Olivia Thomson

Things to read for those who don’t like reading

Today is World Book Day, a day dedicated to the love of books and shared reading. Its mission is to promote reading for pleasure, offering every child and young person the opportunity to have a…

Two wheels good… 1920 1280 Caroline Klein

Two wheels good…

How are you commuting to the office these days – if you are?  When lockdown and other Covid19 restrictions eased last year and we started creeping back to the office, I began trying to cycle…

Why is branding so important for start-ups? 1920 1280 Gavin Warren

Why is branding so important for start-ups?

One of the biggest challenges for start-ups is to overcome a mindset which perceives that they don’t need to spend time and money on branding at the outset. Many new businesses understandably put all their…

If I could turn back time… 1920 1280 Caroline Klein

If I could turn back time…

In 2017, a small group of public relations professionals in England launched the ‘Apology Clause’ campaign. They say that: “the law, lawyers and insurers should make it easier for businesses and organisations to apologise when…

12 Months of Risk and Realisation 1920 1280 Cordelia Hawkings

12 Months of Risk and Realisation

As my first job since graduating, I had no idea what to expect when starting work at Haggie Partners. Due to COVID-19, I was interviewed, began work and completed my three-month probation all without physically…

Farewell to the media giants of yesteryear, welcome to the new guard 1920 1280 Ben Abbotts

Farewell to the media giants of yesteryear, welcome to the new guard

2021 has been something of a rotten year for the media baby boomers who have dominated coverage of UK news for the past few decades. We can look forward to a 2022 with considerably different…

An ode to an oak 1920 1280 Olivia Fatkin-Kane

An ode to an oak

“A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” I trust it’s not too hyperbolic for me to state that everyone loves trees. They’re pretty special.…

Life ‘after’ lockdown 1920 1280 Damian Beeley

Life ‘after’ lockdown

So, there we have it, it’s nearly November, we’ve been back to ‘normal’ for two months now, and everything’s back to how it was. Really? Nonsense. If normal means commuting, being in the office, going…

Haggie Hidden London: The London Bridge Spike 1920 1280 Hannah Stewart

Haggie Hidden London: The London Bridge Spike

London is a treasure trove of hidden historical oddities. However, the Spike, located at the south-eastern corner of London Bridge, is admittedly more hidden in plain sight than it is conventionally tucked away. You might…