New Year, New Cabinet

New Year, New Cabinet

If you are interested in more information about the Government Reshuffle, or our Public Affairs practice, please contact David Park (Partner) at david@nudgefactory.co.uk May’s reshuffle backfires Yesterday’s Cabinet reshuffle, trailed heavily in the media, was meant...
Spreadsheet Phil’s Low-Key Budget

Spreadsheet Phil’s Low-Key Budget

Press speculation in the run up to the Budget was firmly of the view that this would be a low-key affair. That proved to be very much the case with the Chancellor Philip Hammond – or spreadsheet Phil as he is known in Westminster – living up to his reputation for...
A round-up of party conferences 2017

A round-up of party conferences 2017

The Political Party Conference season is now over, at least for the main UK parties (the SNP, Plaid Cymru and Greens still have theirs to go), and MPs will be returning to the Commons next Monday, 9 October. Nudge Factory takes a look back over the past few weeks and...
Conservative Conference 2017 –  a Preview

Conservative Conference 2017 –  a Preview

While Jeremy Corbyn went into his Party Conference with his position enhanced and a direction of travel that is relatively clear (leftwards, leftwards, ever leftwards), Theresa May faces a much tougher time in Manchester next week. In less than six months she has gone...
Conference Season: Labour

Conference Season: Labour

Conference season for the political parties is in full swing, although you would be forgiven for perhaps noticing the Lib Dem conference held in Bournemouth last week, which passed with barely any media attention whatsoever.  That just reinforces the decline of the...
Return of Parliament

Return of Parliament

If you are interested in hearing more about our Public Affairs Practice, please contact David Park (Partner) at david@nudgefactory.co.uk   This week marks the return of Parliament after a lengthy summer recess for a brief sitting of just two weeks before another...
The DUP – Conservative Agreement

The DUP – Conservative Agreement

Just under three weeks on from the General Election that resulted in a hung Parliament and the seemingly long-awaited deal between the Arlene Foster’s Democratic Unionist Party and Theresa May’s Conservatives has been agreed and signed. May can now continue leading...
The New Government: What happens next?

The New Government: What happens next?

What happens next? As the dust settles on the most unexpected election outcome for decades there is now a huge amount of political and associated economic uncertainty. We look at some of the questions thrown up by the combination of a poor Conservative campaign, the...