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why connect?

Connect approaches political communications in an open, honest and collaborative way. Our clients stay with us because we go the extra mile. Our enthusiasm and creativity never dampens our professionalism. We achieve results and maintain our ethical approach.

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Water Innovation Reception 2016

29 November 2016

This year – with retail competition to be introduced in April 2017 and a further announcement on domestic competition expected in the Autumn Statement – the Water Innovation Reception provides an important opportunity to see the most pioneering innovators in the industry and discuss policy and technical developments.

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An introduction to public affairs – November 2016

3 November 2016

Our popular course provides an excellent overview of UK political decision-making and how it works. This course is delivered by experienced practitioners to give those new to the sector an introduction to the key elements of public affairs.

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‘Hard Brexit’ – a platform for a new Scottish independence referendum?

17 October 2016

Unlike Tories and Labour, neither the SNP’s rapidly rising membership nor the recent upheavals of Brexit and a change in Prime Minister have unsettled the party machine. In stark contrast to the public airing of sectarian party divisions this conference season, the conference saw little public division. Instead the tensions within the party membership are under the surface. Long-time party members could be heard commenting on the increasingly commercial focus of the conference. Read more