JBP unlocks national media coverage for the Master Locksmiths Association

JBP’s highly successful consumer communications campaign for the Master Locksmiths Association (MLA) has raised awareness of rogue locksmiths charging customers more than six times the going rate. Working closely with the MLA, JBP’s research-led initiative established data and examples of customers that had been hoodwinked by so-called locksmiths. The challenge for the industry is that […]

Russian aggression and changes to travel list

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Travel list changes Next week an updated travel list will be published. The list is expected to contain some new additions to the green list; Malta, Madeira and the Balearic Islands. Good news for Brits looking for some summer sun. Due to an increase in the spread of the Delta variant, Israel is also expected […]

Liberal Democrats gain surprise victory in Blue Wall

Liberal Democrats win Chesham and Amersham by-election The Liberal Democrats have won the Chesham and Amersham by-election, held after the death of incumbent MP Dame Cheryl Gillan. The seat had been Conservative since its creation in 1974 and the Party were expected to hold it, albeit with a reduced majority. Since 1974, the Tory majority […]

Biden and Boris meet whilst Hancock takes the heat

BoJo and JoBi Today marks the first official meeting of Boris Johnson and the new US President Joe Biden. They meet at the much anticipated G7 conference being held in the Cornish seaside town of St. Ives. The pair are set to elbow bump their way to a proposed ‘Atlantic Charter’. The Charter has been […]

Covid Qualms, G7 and Flight of the Concordes

Covid Qualms   In recent days Boris Johnson has come under increasing pressure to delay the easing of lockdown, which has been scheduled for the 21st June. The UK wide R number, which is critical to understanding the growth of the virus, has risen, suggesting the virus is circulating more freely in society. Public Health England also announced on Twitter that […]

Discord in Downing Street and over Europe

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Dominic Cummings Boris Johnson’s former special adviser, Dominic Cummings, was called to give evidence on the government’s handling of the pandemic by the science and health joint committee. In his evidence, he claimed Health Secretary Matt Hancock should have been fired for ’15 or 20 things’, including for lying to the PM and then Cabinet […]

Supporting our new client, Wildanet, in providing super-fast, super reliable broadband in Cornwall

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We’re very pleased to say that we will be supporting Wildanet’s provision of superfast, super-reliable broadband to homes and business across Cornwall. Wildanet’s work presents the county with a great opportunity to ‘level up’ its infrastructure and tackle digital exclusion. Their targeted approach to levelling up will improve livelihoods, spread opportunity and drive economic growth […]

Fears about the Indian variant and a ceasefire in the Middle East

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Indian Strain The Indian variant of Covid-19 is unsettling many in Whitehall. Just as Boris Johnson was announcing the relaxation of Covid rules across England, others, primarily SAGE scientists, were raising their concerns over the new variant. The new, highly transmissible, mutation is most prevalent in Bolton, where local authorities have broken with government advice […]

Logistics: Delivering communications in a changing media world

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Having provided communications counsel to the distribution industry for the best part of 30 years, I’ve always been amazed by the limited airplay that the logistics sector receives in the media given its business-critical nature to UK PLC and companies globally. Whilst there have been, and still are, transport correspondents on the national media, they […]