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4th Oct 2018

Private Equity Media Relations

The press plays a significant role in how companies are perceived, through both traditional and social media. But what can media relations do for a Private Equity (PE) house? Building relationships with press can buy goodwill from journalists and ultimately favourable or at least balanced media coverage.

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4th Jul 2018

Is Your Business Ready To Declare Its Independence?

The 4th July is a special day for our American friends. This is the day on which Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence from Great Britain in 1776. Independence Day is a national holiday in the USA to be celebrated with family and friends, parades, more parades and of course fireworks, lots of them!

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21st Apr 2017

Everyone's An Expert

Michael Gove is no fan of experts. He told us so during the EU-referendum campaign, although to be fair he was interrupted mid-sentence. He had been trying to say “I think the people of this country have had enough of experts from organisations with acronyms saying that they know what is best and getting it consistently wrong.”Read More >
17th Oct 2016

Conflicts Of Interest - A Personal View

An awful lot has been written recently about conflicts of interest so I thought it was about time that I nailed my colours to the mast on this contentious subject. My own niche real estate business McCalmont-Woods Real Estate LLP guarantees to provide unconflicted advice. How is this possible? Well the answer is quite simple: since we only ever act on behalf of occupiers a conflict of interest can never arise!

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