Posts for Government Relations

President Trump Releases Fiscal Year 2019 Budget

Friday, 16th February 2018

On February 12, 2018, the Trump Administration released its proposed Budget plan for the federal government for the fiscal year 2019 which starts on October 1, 2018. The Budget outlines the spending priorities for the President for the next fiscal year. The release of the President’s proposal is step one of a long, deliberative process to create a framework outlining how federal dollars will be allocated. However, in a year when a single political party controls the White House and both chambers of Congress, the House and the Senate will develop their own budgets to reflect their respective priorities – as well as the initiatives and funding levels sought by the President. Read more...

Interel and IGP Partner GR Japan Featured in the Nikkei Business Press

Thursday, 15th February 2018

Jakub Edberg, founder and managing partner of GR Japan, and Jason Jarrell, managing partner of Interel’s global practice, were featured in the Nikkei Business Press (i.e. the Wall Street Journal of Japan) in a cover story article on international corporate government affairs titled, “How to Win the World!” Read more...

Swiss-EU relations: A model for the UK?

Monday, 12th September 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

Tuesday, 23rd February 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

Monday, 07th December 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

Friday, 04th December 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

Wednesday, 25th November 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

Friday, 30th October 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...