FWD News

Is Wetherspoons setting the bar for GDPR?

13 Jul 2017
Is Wetherspoons setting the bar for GDPR?
Tim Martin, prominent Brexiteer and founder of Wetherspoons, the pub chain, is great at making the headlines when he wants to, but the news that Wetherspoons had deleted its entire customer database on purpose, was hardly picked up at all.

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WannaCry virus fails to stimulate surge in Cyber insurance, according to FWD broker research

03 Jul 2017
WannaCry virus fails to stimulate surge in Cyber insurance,  according to FWD broker research
A recent survey of 250 UK insurance broking firms, however, shows that following the attack there has surprisingly been little increase at all in the number of enquiries for Cyber insurance cover.

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FWD APPOINTS NEW SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR FOR FWD RESEARCH

22 Mar 2017
FWD APPOINTS NEW SENIOR ACCOUNT DIRECTOR FOR FWD RESEARCH
FWD, the financial services specialist communications consultancy, has appointed Carole Herpin as Senior Account Director, Research

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Ten minutes with our new starter Carole Herpin

21 Mar 2017
Ten minutes with our new starter Carole Herpin
What brought you to FWD Research? Could you share a few highlights of your CV? What’s the most surprising qualification on your CV? What was the most important thing you learnt in your previous job role?

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Brexit vote: Brokers backing ‘Remain’ falls by 4%

09 Jun 2016
Brexit vote: Brokers backing ‘Remain’ falls by 4%
A survey of 250 UK insurance broking firms has found that attitudes towards a UK exit from the European Union are softening, with the number of brokers in favour of Brexit increasing from 22% to 26%. The survey, carried out by research and communications consultancy FWD, found over the same period between March and May 2016, the number of brokers backing the UK to remaining in the EU fell from 43% to 39%; those undecided remained unchanged at 35%.

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10 MINUTES WITH OUR LATEST RECRUIT, JASMIN ATWAL

25 May 2016
10 MINUTES WITH OUR LATEST RECRUIT, JASMIN ATWAL
Ten minutes with our new Account Executive, Jasmin AtwalWe have a new face on the PR team! Jasmin Atwal has joined us as Account Executive. We have managed to steal her away from her new duties for ten minutes to tell you a bit about her background.

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“Multiple choice? It will be a breeze!”

17 Mar 2016
“Multiple choice? It will be a breeze!”
Account director Matthew Longbottom and account manger Leanne Tsang recently sat their CII LM2 exam. Here's how they got on...

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WORLDCOM PUBLIC RELATIONS GROUP PARTNERS PRAISE STARBUCKS’ RESPONSE TO HOLIDAY CUP CONTROVERSY

20 Nov 2015
WORLDCOM PUBLIC RELATIONS GROUP PARTNERS PRAISE STARBUCKS’ RESPONSE TO HOLIDAY CUP CONTROVERSY
Third Installment of VOXPOPME-Powered “Issues Insights” Reviews Social Media Response to Starbucks’ Minimalistic Holiday Cup Design

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FWD’s foray around Europe

16 Oct 2015
FWD’s foray around Europe
Earlier this month, three FWD staff members left their UK desks for trips to Spain and Italy to improve our relations with the media and PR industries worldwide. Cat Ommanney, Account Director, went to Madrid for a week’s exchange with our sister agency, Grupo Albión. Here’s how she got on.

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London calling

02 Oct 2015
London calling
FWD is a member of Worldcom - the world’s leading partnership of global public relations firms. Flavia Trevisan, a consultant at our partner agency in Spain, Grupo Albión, spent the week working in our offices and has recounted her experience for us.

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