At precisely 5.00pm, Donald Trump will be sworn in as America’s next president. For many, this day could not have come soon enough. A man who listened to those ignored by the Washington elite. A megastar businessman who promised to re-boot the American dream for the little people.
For those that imagined the consequences of a Trump presidency would at least be temporary, feelings of hope have all but evaporated. As each of Trump’s appointments is announced, a dark shadow creeps further over world stability.
After five decades of stability across the developed world, a new era of insecurity is emerging. Values and institutions that were considered sacrosanct are now being questioned or rejected. Nationalism is rapidly emerging as the new political force driving change.
The scandal surrounding BHS has handed the opportunity for Theresa May to demonstrate her willingness to tame the worst excesses of capitalism. Will she take it?
Martin Schulz’s column in the Guardian was an honest account of the prevailing attitudes in Brussels towards impending Brexit. Perhaps there is more to be learnt. A word cloud analysis has been highly revealing.
Brand Britain has taken a monumental battering. It’s brand guardianship will require a unique blend of sensitivity, experience authority and authenticity. Can Theresa May deliver her promises? Britain is holding its breath.
We are experiencing acute uncertainty following the Brexit decision. Consumer and business confidence not equities will reflect the extent of a potential future downturn. What should guide organisations responsible for communicating the rash of new economic data?