Shimon Cohen and Laura Moss attended the 2015 Soccerex Global Convention where HRH Prince Ali bin Hussein of Jordan gave an exclusive interview on his views of FIFA, the current standing of football across the globe and insight into what the future may hold.
The convention, held in Manchester, is the world’s largest football business event, bringing together global leaders in the business of football to debate, network and do business.
PRWeek: Europe's refugee crisis has taken centre stage - three PRs give their views on how it happened, and what it means for the debate as a whole, and for charities and businesses wanting to speak out.
Shimon Cohen, PR Office chairman, was quoted saying "I think that what the picture and The Independent's campaign have done is rebalance a debate that has gone wrong – somehow the issue of refugees has been conflated with the issue of immigration and it has been politicised, but immigration is a whole different debate."
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Chris Wilson, a senior account manager in our corporate and financial services team, has given his own take on the Burger King VS. McDonald’s debate. There seems to be two very separate camps on which fast food giant handled the situation the most effectively – what do you think? Take a look, here.
The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT), has continued to help ex-Service men and women make a successful transition back to civilian life, by awarding a grant of £210,859 over 2 years to Glyndwr University. The findings of the two-year research project will be used to develop future strategic policies.
Dr Nikki Lloyd-Jones, Senior Lecturer in the School of Social and Life Sciences said the idea came about after the North Wales Armed Forces Forum identified a need to fill the gap in the cultural differences between military and civilian life.
The university will complete the project in partnership with members of the Forum, including representatives from the Betsi Cadwaldr University Health Board and local authorities in the region.
The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT), established to help ex-Service men and women make a successful transition back to civilian life, marks the end of its third year as a grant-awarding, evidence-generating Trust with the release of its second Impact Report.
The report highlights FiMT’s impact on the Armed Forces Community, which has been achieved through a targeted, evidence-generating ‘research commissions and grant awards’ programme.