In collaboration with the US Chamber of Commerce, law firm Hunton & Williams, launched'Business Without Borders: The Importance of Cross-Border Data Transfers to Global Prosperity'. The report highlights the benefits of cross-border data transfers to businesses in the international marketplace.
It was launched in Europe at an event held in Brussels hosted by the German Marshall Fund of the United States and US Chamber of Commerce, introduced by London managing partner at Hunton & Williams, Bridget Treacy.
The PR Office worked with UK and Brussels-based media to raise awareness of the report, securing numerous briefings with key media to ensure the debate around cyber security and data privacy continues. Working closely with the firms’ international offices, the report was also launched globally, giving the report maximum exposure.
Chairman and founder of the PR Office Shimon Cohen has been called ‘the man behind the headlines’ in this week’s Movers & Shakers column in the Jewish Chronicle. The column looks at people within the Jewish community who have a made a big impact on the community; others who have been interviewed include Naftali Schiff CEO of Aish UK and Stephen Pack, president of the United Synagogue.
The article describes Shimon as the man behind the headlines and discusses his work with many leading charities within the Jewish community. He also briefly discusses his work with Nelson Mandela. Talking about PR for charities, Shimon said they “have to work on marketing themselves to their donor or customer base. If they don’t they disappear.”
On the beach, waiting for our drinks. Such a hard life...
The PRO attended the Kentish Cluster networking event, which brings together a sizable collection of businesses in the Kentish Town area, from innovative technology start-ups to creative design agencies, to talk with each other about themselves and what they do. It's already created a great sense of community and has some exciting plans in development to showcase Kentish Town’s professional talents.
The Kentish Cluster was originally started by the founder of youth media agency, Beans Group, James Eder, who said that since moving to the area, he noticed it being home to some of the country’s most innovative new businesses and wanted to bring them together.
This event was hosted by Kentish Town pub, The Lion & Unicorn, which provided food and drinks from
The PR Office successfully worked with Newsnight to secure Martin Taylor, head of client relations, Rebus Group, an interview around tax avoidance schemes. Following the Finance Bill receiving Royal Assent in July 2014 people will now start receiving Accelerated Payment Notices from HMRC demanding repayment of tax claimed through membership of HMRC deemed tax avoidance schemes. No appeal is available to anyone receiving an APN and money will only be repaid by HMRC if a future tribunal or Court ruling goes against them.
On Newsnight Martin Taylor explained how HMRC’s crackdown on these schemes will not only hit the wealthy and celebrities but also the “man on the street”; a large number of whom were mis-sold these scheme, were unaware of the full implications of being in such schemes and should never have been sold them in the first place.