Lansons Conversations

Diabetes in the UK, the communications dilemma

14 November 2009 BY Tony Langham
World diabetes day and both main charities, Diabetes UK and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ( JDRF ) are doing their bit to raise awareness of the subject. According to Diabetes UK 34% of the 2.3 million sufferers aware they are diabetics,...
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Screaming out for silence on Rememberance Day

09 November 2009 BY Simon Sanders
Apparently, in space, no-one can hear you scream. Not being a big one for space travel, or screaming, I am mute on the subject. I don’t go to forests much either, so whether or not a tree that falls there when there is no-one around makes a...
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Animated PR Coups

09 November 2009 BY Vicky Perry
This week saw the 20th anniversary celebration of Wallace and Gromit, Britain’s plasticine national treasures. As part of the celebrations the production house behind the dynamic duo, Aardman, initiated a raft of typically creative activities...
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Breaking up the banks

05 November 2009 BY _editor
A significant shakeup to the banking sector was set out this week as the Chancellor attempted to assuage the concerns of Neelie Kroes and announced the creation of three new High Street Banks. Following pressure from the EU to show how the...
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Alastair protests too much?

28 October 2009 BY Ben Abbotts
Last week I wrote in MoneyMarketing suggesting that George Osborne was gaining increasing respect in the City and Financial Services. Don’t just take my word for it, though. If proof were needed, see this letter to the FT today from Alastair...
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