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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 22 Jan 2013

Brave new world

The growth of urban areas is a world-wide phenomenon, but the publication of figures from the 2011 census showed the largest increase, in terms of

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 3 Jan 2013

Five reasons why personality politics will become more important in 2013

The accepted wisdom is that politicians need to have a personality so that they can 'sell' to the electorate if they are to be successful elected. It is

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 17 Dec 2012

Five ways lawyers and public affairs can work together

For those working in public affairs a close relationship with lawyers is an increasingly essential part of the profession.

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 6 Dec 2012

The political lessons Starbucks missed

From the moment the story emerged that Starbucks had paid corporation tax in the UK just once in the last 15 years, the company has been on the back foot and under serious political pressure.

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 4 Dec 2012

Perfect Twitter storm

Lord McAlpine's decision to use the full force of the law to pursue those who made false statements about him on Twitter could change the nature of social media forever.

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 20 Nov 2012

The rise of Select Committees

Parliament's efforts to boost the standing of Select Committees are working.

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 9 Nov 2012

Why government reports never achieve anything

Government is able to get some of the best and brightest people around to write reports for them.

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 30 Oct 2012

What next for train franchising?

Can flaws in the tendering system for train services be fixed with minor tweaks - or will a complete overhaul be required?

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 24 Sep 2012

Cities need more powers and less interference

The recent City Deals, in which powers were devolved to major cities, is just the start.

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BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 6 Jul 2010

Buses - a major political controversy

What does the future hold for Quality Contracts?

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