Been There, Done That

by Lars Erik Grønntun

Global President
November 10, 2016

Been There, Done That

The post mortem on the Clinton campaign has barely started and will likely go on for months, if not years. However, with one of the biggest upsets in US election history there is plenty of blame to go around and there will be as many explanations offered as there are failed pundits. But seen from … Read more Been There, Done That

How Businesses Should Prepare for Policy Uncertainty

If there’s one thing that business has wanted from policymakers since time immemorial, it is certainty. Just tell us what the rules are, they say, then we can plan accordingly. Not knowing what your tax rate will be, not to mention when the U.S. federal government will reopen or what exactly will happen with Brexit, … Read more How Businesses Should Prepare for Policy Uncertainty

Brexit Details Raise the Prospect for More Job Exits in Financial Services

The UK’s exit from the single market is giving many of those working in financial services, particularly those in managerial or regulatory roles, sleepless nights. The loss of financial passporting rights for London is the greatest risk to London’s place at the centre of the financial world in living memory. Theresa May’s speech about the … Read more Brexit Details Raise the Prospect for More Job Exits in Financial Services

Brexit: The Year Ahead

Brexit

Brexit negotiations are here and the timeline on executing them very much matters. The main Brexit issue with a direct business impact that has yet to be resolved is the conclusion and ratification of an orderly withdrawal agreement between the UK and the EU. That needs to be agreed upon by the end of 2018, … Read more Brexit: The Year Ahead

Q&A with Paul Holmes: Populism, Rapid Change, and the Communications World

With PRovoke17 just days away, we sat down with Paul Holmes, founder of the Holmes Group, to hear his take on global politics and their effect on the communications world. In a new reality where communication between authority figures and the general public is swift and transparent, how does that impact the communications industry? I think there are … Read more Q&A with Paul Holmes: Populism, Rapid Change, and the Communications World