International Women’s Day has become a permanent global fixture, having been celebrated since the early 1990s. But what exactly does it stand or?
To celebrate International Women’s Day this year, Portland brought together some of our fantastic women and put them in front of the camera, asking them a series of questions on what #IWD means to them.
The Brexit show goes on in the Westminster bubble with little attention given to what’s happening in the Brussels bubble, let alone in European capitals. But in the end, Brexit will happen on both sides of the Channel, not just the UK.
May wants to tie her Cabinet heavy hitters into her plans for the next stage of the Brexit talks, avoiding the tit-for-tat briefing which characterised 2017, and head off any potential leadership challenge.
Portland is here to help guide you on how to conduct your engagement in Scotland ethically, effectively and in full compliance with the new regulations.
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.
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.
Even before the Chancellor has sat down, the reaction floods in as commentators score the gags with as much vigour as the spending plans. Where once we might have had to wait for the morning papers to find out who the winners and losers are, now we know almost instantaneously thanks to social media.
Today’s budget announcement offered the Conservatives a prime opportunity to reach the electorate and turn their fortunes around. But did they do enough to get cut through to the politics-weary public?
Let’s hope the Chancellor has done his sums right as he prepares to borrow to make sure the UK is fit for its uncertain future.
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