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    Alex King wins Promising Newcomer award at EuroPAwards 2017

    Acumen Consultant, Alex King, has been awarded the Promising Newcomer Award at the EU Public Affairs Awards (EuroPAwards) for public affairs professionals. The award is testament the fantastic work that Alex has consistently delivered since joining the Acumen team. Alex plays an important role on public affairs and communications projects for several of our healthcare, transport and sustainability clients. In particular, Alex’s work has been noted for frequent creativity and outside-the-box thinking. The event served to acknowledge the achievements of consultancies and ... Read More
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    Acumen announces new hires and internal promotions

    Acumen public affairs has announced an expansion of its team with four new hires to continue the development and growth of the company. The new arrivals include: David Gow, Senior Adviser Katarina Hunter, Account Manager Maissane Lahmar-Savage, Trainee Eva Grobbink, Trainee The announcement also coincides with internal promotions for Nikos Manaras (Account Director) and Fabienne Zwagemakers (Account Manager). Reflecting on these developments, Acumen founding partner, Elaine Cruikshanks said, ‘We are very happy to announce such a considerable boost to the team and the company, which will ... Read More
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    Join our "Power to the people" workshop at the EHFG in Gastein

    Re-imagining health systems with people at their centre   Wednesday, 4 October 2017 | 18.00-19.30 | Room 1 Organised by acumen public affairs   Breakthrough treatments have changed patients’ expectations of the care they receive, and we are getting better at understanding complex diseases. Nevertheless, and despite strong and universal European health systems, poor people were 10 times more likely than rich people to report unmet medical needs for financial reasons in 2014, and health budgets are struggling to cope with the simultaneous pressures of ... Read More
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    Reflecting on a summer internship at Acumen

    After spending the summer doing an internship in the Acumen ... Read More
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    Agnès Leroux joins Acumen as Account Director

    On August 21st, acumen public affairs welcomed Agnès Leroux as ... Read More
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    LinkedIn has finally added a native video feature

    HERE'S WHAT IT MEANS FOR YOUR COMPANY OR CAMPAIGN'S COMMS ... Read More
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    The Brexit election that wasn’t: The view from the campaign trail

    By Alex King, Consultant, acumen public affairs “You’re having a f**king laugh,” ... Read More
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    Brexit: What happens now that Article 50 has been triggered?

    We all knew that it was coming, but that didn’t make it any easier to watch British Prime Minister Theresa May’s letter invoking Article 50 be delivered. The letter starts a two-year process through which the UK’s exit from the EU will take place. One thing is certain: the next two years will be quite eventful!

    We have broken the Brexit timeline down into five stages: the triggering of Article 50, preparations for the negotiations, the negotiations taking place, voting on the final deal (in the UK Parliament, European Parliament and European Council) and the UK’s eventual exit, with or without a transitional deal in place. Click on the picture below to access the timeline.

     

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    The week in Brussels by Elaine Cruikshanks: It’s like 1998 all over again

    Cast your mind back to 1998. The Good Friday Accord ... Read More
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    Acumen hires Nikos Manaras as Account Manager

    Nikos Manaras joined acumen public affairs on January 9th 2017 ... Read More

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