End of the line for May

As Theresa May calls time on her period as Prime Minister, politics in the UK enters into a new period of instability.

The Brexit Party’s Twitter breakthrough

Analysis of Twitter by Portland found that ahead of the EU elections the two major parties could be faltering even more than the public polls suggest.

Is working in the City bad for your mental health?

As pressures mount on firms in the City of London to do more for their staff on mental health issues, one worker details his experiences with depression having burnt out in the cut-throat environment.

Uncertainty remains the main challenge

This morning saw the launch of Portland’s latest Brexit publication - Mind the Gap: Navigating the EU after Brexit. Here are some of the key takeaways from the panel discussion.

Local elections: the results

Westminster commentators are often quick to fix their own narrative to local election results nationally, but examining the individual results provide much more nuance.

The case for finally cleaning your desk

Are modern working practices actually making us less productive and creative, and less satisfied at work?

Health Perspective: Why Language Matters

In the Health Team, we consider language styles and how we use them as a priority. This comes down to the wide variety of stakeholders we engage with daily.

Brexit: The Final Countdown?

On Tuesday 26th March 2019, Portland hosted a breakfast panel, Brexit: The Final Countdown? Discussing the Article 50 extension and what happens next. The panel included Sam Gyimah MP, Stephen Wall, Liam Halligan, Alastair Campbell and Laura Trott.

High demand low supply: NHS workforce challenges

With the Brexit deadline of 29th March fast approaching and almost half of the UK’s GPs planning to retire in next five years, the NHS is officially facing a workforce crisis.

The women we thank: #IWD2019

The theme of this year’s #InternationalWomensDay2019 is #BalanceforBetter: the idea that gender balance makes for a better working world. That seems self-evident to us, working at Portland.

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