Theresa May ends 2017 having successfully built her defences around number 10 Downing Street and looks likely to soldier on for a number of years.
Partner and Head of Portland's Brexit Unit, Victoria Dean, looks back at the defining moment of Brexit in 2017 and what expect in 2018.
Martin Daubard, Senior Account Manager in Portland's Employee Engagement team, provides his insight into what will make a good corporate culture in 2018 and why organisations must manage both their internal and external communications.
Taline Yedibalian, Account Director and digital strategist, identifies the top social media trends businesses should focus on in 2018.
Alfred Jackson, Partner in Portland's Health practice, examines the political landscape in the US and why it will continue to be polarised throughout 2018 and beyond.
Portland have not just exposed me to international issues. Portland’s vast array of UK based clients has also provided me the opportunity to refine my knowledge in areas I have long neglected.
The reach in 2017 has been extraordinary and no doubt will continue to inspire fans and participants around the country.
As a graduate, there is nothing more valuable than being allowed to ‘try out’ such a diverse array of work, and nowhere more exciting to do that than in an agency full of people with experience in those fields.
I got the opportunity to work alongside talented individuals of the British government, who have shared with me their experience and knowledge.
So, the PM has thrown caution to the wind in an attempt to get the divorce deal with the EU over the line before Christmas. By buckling to Ireland’s demands for Northern Ireland to receive special status post-Brexit, she has however risked drawing the ire of her confidence-and-supply partners the DUP.
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