Chelgate welcomes new Director

December 23rd, 2014 by

Liam Herbert joined Chelgate in the autumn as Director, Client Services. With over 25 years in the communications industry Liam initially started his career with the BBC in Manchester. He has significant experience of corporate and issue management working in several challenging sectors including tobacco, nuclear power, industrial chemicals and the Police Service. At Chelgate Read More >>

Why are shadows being cast over solar?

December 23rd, 2014 by

When the Coalition came to power in 2011 and a Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) was created, David Cameron’s pledge was to lead “the Greenest Government ever”. But not only has that not happened, it could be argued that this Government is actually going backwards, especially with solar energy now that DECC has Read More >>

Ethiopia – honest to a fault

December 23rd, 2014 by

Recently, we have spent a great deal of time studying Ethiopia. Arguably, a country that was once a symbol of the failure of African governance has now become a beacon of the continent’s hopes for the future. Its economy has sustained high growth rates for over a decade. Its people are more prosperous than ever. Read More >>

Fane-Saunders speaks on crisis management

December 23rd, 2014 by

‘Acute issues and crisis management’ is a phrase Chelgate has adopted to describe the advanced and complex public relations discipline that we have particular expertise in. Since its inception, Chelgate has specialised in crisis management, servicing some of the world’s best-known multinational companies, along with educational institutions, care providers, professional bodies, overseas governments and distinguished Read More >>

Turbulent twelve months for planning?

December 1st, 2014 by

Chelgate Autumn Newsletter 2014 house of parlimentUnusually, we know when the General Election will be next year: 7 May 2015. The Coalition’s move to fixed term parliaments has in one sense added an element of certainty to political and thus commercial life. But in other respects the future for local authorities, planners and developers has Read More >>