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Insights, updates and comments regarding the latest developments in the PR industry and at Sapience Communications.

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Salience – 02.10.20

2020-10-09T10:30:07+01:00October 9th, 2020|Categories: Insights|

WELCOME TO THIS WEEK’S EDITION OF SALIENCE This week we cover the benefits of dumping data underwater, the future of touchless offices beyond COVID-19, and the start-up hoping to change our snacking habits. Plus, the importance of tech to the purpose built student accommodation sector, and the possibility of cyber-attacks on your coffee machine. You can let us know your thoughts on these stories [...]

The ten things CEOs need to do for post-lockdown comms

2020-10-08T12:52:49+01:00October 8th, 2020|Categories: Insights|

The end of lockdown will not mean a return to business as usual, but the beginning of a new era which may force radical changes to many organisations. This puts Chief Executives in the position of having to make some of the biggest decisions of their careers, which need communicating with clarity and care. Here are my ten key tips for CEOs when it [...]

Scale up companies and PR: 4 key tips to securing valuable media coverage

2020-10-08T12:53:20+01:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Insights|

In a world full of bad news, here’s a reminder of some good news: the UK has a thriving scale up scene. This is not least because the country also possesses deep pools of both talent and capital, as well as a supportive regulatory and tax environment to encourage investors to invest and entrepreneurs to grow their businesses. And this isn’t limited to only [...]

Salience – 25.09.20

2020-09-30T15:42:24+01:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Insights|

WELCOME TO THIS WEEK’S EDITION OF SALIENCE This week we cover the latest idea in the race for longer-life smartphone batteries, the “soundtech” tailor-made for its listener’s mind and body, and the benefits that cloud adoption can bring to the NHS. Plus, the future of the office in a world of remote working, and the use of modular building to create workspace in the [...]

How PR helps you raise capital

2020-10-08T12:53:47+01:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Insights|Tags: |

In the current challenging economic climate, it’s no surprise that companies have increasingly been turning to public markets to fundraise – with £10bn having already been raised this year. This trend is likely to continue in the foreseeable future. AIM has played a large role in this, helping raise £2.9bn of capital – up from the £2.1bn raised over the same period last year. [...]

Salience – 18.09.20

2020-09-23T16:23:57+01:00September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Insights|

WELCOME TO THIS WEEK’S EDITION OF SALIENCE This week we cover the UN’s work to create waterborne cities, new investment into the healthtech sector and the perfect British bolthole for your staycation. Plus, the race against time for the high street ahead of Christmas, and the AI behind Google Maps’ route planning software. You can let us know your thoughts on these stories and [...]

Salience – 11.09.20

2020-09-14T11:59:56+01:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Insights|

WELCOME TO THIS WEEK’S EDITION OF SALIENCE This week, we discuss green investment in European startups, avoiding a post-covid bounceback of healthcare innovation and the latest in kerbside technology. We also share an article written by a robot and discuss the latest findings in “dream science”. Let us know about your thoughts on this week’s news by emailing rmorganevans@sapiencecomms.co.uk.   Investment goes green Europe [...]

Sports investors can get the ball rolling again…

2020-10-08T12:54:19+01:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: Insights|Tags: |

Lockdowns across the globe have affected every walk of life, but for sports fans, the suspension of many of the major sporting events and leagues, has been among the most disappointing. The entire professional sporting ecosystem has paid the price. While supporters haven’t been able to cheer on their teams, sportsmen also haven’t been able to play and clubs have had to cut salaries, [...]

Salience – 04.09.20

2020-09-08T09:41:38+01:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Insights|

WELCOME TO THIS WEEK’S EDITION OF SALIENCE In this edition, we cover the digitisation of government, AIM fundraising during lockdown and a new energy innovation (from 1893). We also look at the changing attitudes to air travel and invite you to a discussion about the future of SME credit investments. As always, let us know about your thoughts on this week’s news by emailing [...]

Which players in FS might make gains post-coronavirus?

2020-10-08T12:54:49+01:00September 3rd, 2020|Categories: Insights|Tags: , |

  With so much gloomy economic news around, it’s worth looking for where there might be chinks of light. One area in particular that caught our eye is fund management, which new research predicts is likely to emerge from the current pandemic in a better position than many other parts of the financial services sector. According to a report from the finnCap Group – [...]

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