Webinar: Civil Service Reform: Political Vandalism or Regeneration

As part of a comprehensive restructure of the civil service, Dominic Cummings has promised a ‘hard rain is coming’. Yet, will this Whitehall revolution end in disaster or bring forward a rejuvenation of a critical part of Government machinery at a critical juncture in the UK’s history?

William Wragg MP who chairs the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Select Committee mandated to examine constitutional issues and the quality and standards of administration provided by Civil Service departments, joins Hume Brophy’s James Wharton, in conversation to provide their unique insight and perspective into the future of the civil service and how it could impact your business.

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UK Public Affairs
Build. Build. Build

When it became apparent that Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick pushed through approval for the Westferry housing project in an alleged ‘cash for favours’ scandal, Boris Johnson’s plans to ‘Build, Build, Build’ seemed to have hit a snag.

But now, with Jenrick’s position seemingly secure for the time being after admitting that he shouldn’t have engaged with Tory tycoon Richard Desmond at a fundraising dinner, the Government now sees fit to implement its long-overdue planning revolution.

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UK Public Affairs
Green Wheels of Change: The Future of Urban Mobility

Even before Covid-19, the Government had set out an ambitious agenda to transform and innovate the UK’s transport network. The pandemic has given policy and decision-makers to pause for thought, as they reimagine the future of urban mobility both at a national and local level.

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Financial Services
Governance – no social distancing for corporates

Organisations are expected to pay closer attention to the environmental and social impact of what they do. Governance and corporate responsibility sit at the heart of this. From investors to policy makers, we look at the forces shaping the future of governance.

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Events
HB Webinar: Wheels in Motion – The Future of Urban Mobility

Webinar: Wheels in Motion: The Future of Urban Mobility with Chris Heaton-Harris MP, Minister of State at the Department for Transport

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Events
HB Webinar: The evolving landscape of corporate governance and ESG

The evolving landscape of corporate governance and ESG – The future policy of the UK Government and how it may differ from the EU approach.

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Brexit
Freeports: flying the flag for a ‘Global Britain’

In a world dominated by Covid-19, it is easy to forget about the once ubiquitous topic of Brexit.

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International Affairs
The UK’s relationship with China: what does the future hold post Covid-19?

When China joined the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in 2001, it was already experiencing rapid growth.

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International Affairs
A quick health check on the global trading system

It’s become a cliché to say that the world will never be the same after the Covid-19 pandemic.

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UK Public Affairs
Budget 2020: Government turns on the taps (please wash your hands)

It was supposed to be the set-piece occasion that would set the tone for five years – at the very least – of Conservative majority government.

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