Posts for Government Relations

Swiss-EU relations: A model for the UK?

lundi, 12th septembre 2016

It is true that the EU-Swiss bilateral agreements provide Switzerland with access to the single market. However, Brexit advocates of the “Swiss model” ignore that EU-Swiss relations have become increasingly difficult in recent years....

This is the first in a series of articles from around Europe on attitudes and responses to Brexit. Read more...

Meet the team: Katherine Morgan

mardi, 23rd février 2016

We're delighted that Katherine Morgan, Interel's Director and Group Head of Financial Services based in London, was featured on Public Affairs Networking. Find out more about what Katherine does day-to-day and what challenges she sees the industry facing. Read more...

The new radicals

lundi, 07th décembre 2015

Conservatism is a long-standing political tradition which pre-dates many of its rival worldviews. Notwithstanding the innumerable offshoots and neo-variations, the crux of conservatism is a respect for tradition and order, and a general scepticism of change. Read more...

All in moderation

vendredi, 04th décembre 2015

The split in the Labour Party is becoming the stuff of political legend, just twelve weeks into Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership. Becca Wright, Consultant at Interel UK, looks at whether anyone was the winner at the Oldham West and Royston by-election yesterday. Read more...

This Chancellor’s for turning

mercredi, 25th novembre 2015

Following months of political infighting and internal lobbying amongst Whitehall departments, George Osborne finally revealed today the details of the Government’s spending plans until 2020 and where the £20bn in cuts to Whitehall budgets is going to be found. Read more...

The NATO 2% pledge is a con – but it does set a useful precedent

vendredi, 30th octobre 2015

In his Emergency Budget earlier this year the Chancellor heralded the UK’s ongoing commitment to honour the 2% NATO target of GDP on defence. This was included amongst an array of other very Conservative proposals including the tax triple lock, a reduction in the welfare cap, and challenging targets for efficiency in non-ring-fenced departments. Read more...

From Total to Social – Recalls in the Digital Age

lundi, 22nd juin 2015

Year after year, product recall statistics continue to rise. Product recalls present potentially high risk for companies across industries. Global production, products’ increasing complexity and closer market surveillance will keep fuelling this increase for the foreseeable future. Analysing the communication challenges caused by such product-harm crises is of tremendous importance and growing relevance. Read more...