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Weber Shandwick - Powell Tate panel discuss the US election outcome
November 18, 2016
A panel of senior executives from the Washington office of Weber Shandwick - Powell Tate recently discussed the communications implications and lessons of the US...
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November 11, 2016
China policy experts David Kelly, Philippa Jones and Erlend Ek spoke today on China and the world in the wake of the surprise US presidential...
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November 3, 2016
This week Shadow Treasurer (and former Minister) Chris Bowen reminded Powell Tate Australia that we had been extremely critical of his recent beard. Indeed we...
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October 28, 2016
People are becoming increasingly curious about their food – both where it comes from, and what has gone into it – and want to understand...
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October 21, 2016
Accusations of anticompetitive behaviour and misuse of market power rarely make it into weekend barbeque conversation. Today’s analysis by the Shadow Assistant Treasurer Andrew Leigh...
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October 19, 2016
The "everyone does it" claim by foreign companies operating in China is a poor excuse for flaunting the country's laws and regulations, according to an...
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October 13, 2016
Gone are the days where activists are simply picketing a line with cardboard cut outs and effigies to burn. Shareholders are increasingly engaging in more...
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October 6, 2016
It’s a volatile and unpredictable time for market participants. Investors and businesses alike are having to exist in an environment that is increasingly dictated by...
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September 29, 2016
Following the release of Weber Shandwick’s Purpose-Driven Data Report, Ian Rumsby, Powell Tate Australia’s Chairman*, considers the rationale for brands to better connect people and...
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September 29, 2016
Proceed with caution The easing of economic sanctions placed on Iran presents Australian businesses with the opportunity to enter perhaps one of the global economy’s...