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Recent research by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO, revealed issues such as a “lack of high-quality acquisition targets (34%), “access to finance” (29%) and “pricing expectation of vendors” (26%) are more concerning to media brands than Brexit is when it comes to mergers & acquisitions.

As streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon are now both ubiquitous and the preferred means of entertainment consumption for many people, the formula of the weekly television episode has become increasingly obsolete.

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Recent research by accountancy and business advisory firm BDO, revealed issues such as a “lack of high-quality acquisition targets (34%), “access to finance” (29%) and “pricing expectation of vendors” (26%) are more concerning to media brands than Brexit is when it comes to mergers & acquisitions.
As streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon are now both ubiquitous and the preferred means of entertainment consumption for many people, the formula of the weekly television episode has become increasingly obsolete.
As the fight for gender equality continues across the globe, one of the most significant areas in need of improvement is the workforce. This is especially true for the technology industry, which is ironic because the cornerstone of tech is being on the forefront of change and innovation, and yet the composition of many tech companies’ staff is alarmingly archaic.
Competition is the essence of business. If a company is not constantly seeking to offer superior products and services, then the likelihood of its sustained success is low.
In the Publishing Audience Measurement Company Ltd, PAMCo, latest findings i News has jumped above the Guardian to become the most trusted news brand in digital. The ‘See Every Angle’ campaign is an attempt to strengthen the image of the newspaper by reinforcing its centrist editorial values, engage readership in a dynamic way and create trust. It is asking readers to be revolutionary, to take a step back, to drown out the noise and decide for themselves what exactly they think and how they view the world.
Like it or not, the internet is the means by which most communication is now facilitated. Businesses rely on social media, news aggregators and their own platforms to share content, news and information with their stakeholders. But, with the new European Union copyright directive, the relationship between communications and the internet may be about to fundamentally change.
As information about the state of the planet has become omnipresent and instantly accessible, corporate social responsibility has become business as usual for large companies. Some businesses have managed to strike a successful balance between profit pursuit and contributing to the betterment of the world, but others have struggled to determine how to do social good without appearing obtuse or disingenuous.
While good public relations are integral to a company’s maintenance of a favourable relationship with its audience, ironically, the industry with the purpose of helping corporations present a strong image has a concerning image problem of its own.
The Internal Communications and Engagement Awards will, for the first time, celebrate achievement in internal communications. The inaugural event will take place on 13 May at the Brewery in London. The organisations who have been shortlisted represent the best in class in internal communications across the UK.