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King Charles III delivering a speech outlining the new UK Labour Government’s legislative plans for the year ahead.
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19.07.2024

King’s Speech: Clean Growth at the Heart of UK Government Agenda

Public Affairs Account Executive, Aleksandra Cernisova, reflects on the King’s Speech and what it means for the Clean Growth agenda....

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Welsh Labour in the Senedd, including previous First Minister Vaughn Gething
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18.07.2024

The next First Minister: Leadership contest or coronation

Head of Public Affairs, Craig Lawton, takes a look at who could replace Vaughan Gething as First Minister. 18th July...

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12.07.2024

The results are in: What happens next?

Head of Public Affairs, Craig Lawton, reviews the general election results and looks at what to expect in the coming...

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01.07.2024

2024 General Election: Key manifesto commitments

Head of Public Affairs, Craig Lawton, compares manifestos ahead of the 2024 General Election. 1st July 2024   In advance of...

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10.06.2024

General Election: Manifesto moments

Head of Public Affairs, Craig Lawton, looks ahead to the release of party manifestos. 10th June 2024 With less than...

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Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer in their first head to head debate of 2024.
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05.06.2024

General Election leaders’ debate: an evening of soundbites and spats

Head of Public Affairs, Craig Lawton, analyses the first live leader debate of this General Election campaign. 5th June 2024  ...

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16.03.2024

Vaughan Gething wins Welsh Labour leadership contest: What happens next?

Head of Public Affairs, Craig Lawton, sets out what we can expect following the result of the Welsh Labour leadership...

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08.03.2024

Conference review: Breaking down barriers

Head of Public Affairs, Craig Lawton, reflects on the Grasshopper panel discussion at Welsh Conservative conference 2024. 8th March 2024...

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19.12.2023

Cost-of-living crisis: Should housing associations play the role of more than just a landlord?

Liz Griffiths, Account Director, shares her views on the vital role of housing associations in the cost of living crisis....

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18.12.2023

Far from over – The First Minister contest

Head of Public Affairs, Craig Lawton, assesses what we can expect from the Welsh Labour Leadership contest in the coming...

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30.11.2023

Climate Action takes centre stage

Julie Longton, Head of PR & Campaigns, gives her views on the next two weeks and why they are crucial...

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15.11.2023

What does the Future Generations Commissioner’s new strategy mean for you?

Craig Lawton, Head of Public Affairs, assesses what ‘Cymru Can’, the new strategy from the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales,...

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28.09.2023

Creating Conversations

We’re very excited to launch Grasshopper’s new insights series – Creating Conversations – which brings together industry experts to talk...

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27.09.2023

The race to be First Minister

Head of Public Affairs, Craig Lawton, takes a look at the First Minister contenders. 27th September 2023   When Mark...

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09.08.2023

Award Season – reflections on a brilliant year

It feels like the Grasshopper team is riding the crest of a wave at the moment – having been shortlisted...

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15.05.2023

UK Reiif: Themes we can get on board with

It is our first time attending UK Reiif this week and we are looking forward to things getting underway. What...

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12.05.2023

Why is good communication important for housing associations?

According to Shelter there are 89,000 people waiting for an affordable home in Wales and 1.2 million in England. The...

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05.05.2023

Helping you help: supporting colleagues to be their best selves

Between work, hobbies, social life and other personal commitments, it can sometimes be a challenge to find the time to...

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24.04.2023

This blog is 100% carbon neutral. Or is it?

Climate change looks set to remain top of the agenda. From global summits on emissions targets to local efforts to...

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13.12.2022

PR in 2023: 5 predictions for the year ahead

New year, new start. But what does 2023 hold in store for PR? Here are our #TeamGrasshopper predictions… People and planet, not...

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A sign being held up amongst a protest crowd. The sign reads 'There is no Planet B' with a drawing of Earth below it.
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07.12.2022

Inspiring climate action

Just Stop Oil recently made headlines for its brazen tactics to raise awareness of the climate emergency. Examples include throwing...

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28.09.2022

Grasshopper expands into South East England

Grasshopper Communications has opened a new South East England office, following a string of client wins and four new hires....

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07.09.2022

Online Inclusion – A guide to running bilingual virtual events

Like it or not, webinars and online meetings and events are now part of our everyday lives. But what happens...

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05.09.2022

Prime Minister Liz Truss – climate friend or foe?

The battle for the next Prime Minister(ship) has no doubt come at an interesting time – probably for most people...

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14.07.2022

Thriving with Nature

Last week was Wales Nature Week, an annual celebration of nature showcasing the fantastic habitats and species of Wales. Some...

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17.06.2022

Grasshopper Glow Up

We’re really excited to reveal Grasshopper’s fresh new look, complete with a shiny new website (which, if you’re reading this,...

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17.06.2022

Grasshopper named Consultancy of the Year at the RESI Awards

We are really happy to be able to report that team Grasshopper took home ‘Consultancy of the Year’ at this...

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15.05.2022

Why I work for a company like Grasshopper

I really do believe we need to build more homes alongside the facilities and services to support them. Our population...

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A group of neighbours talking and eating on the street in a residential area.
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10.05.2022

Equality diversity and inclusion

Elections are for making the  voice of the people heard. In May, elections for the Senedd and Police and Crime Commissioners are being held in Wales, alongside elections at a myriad of levels in England including District, County, Mayoral plus Police and Crime Commissioners.

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10.05.2022

Cymraeg + COVID = ?

It may have been a sudden marriage between the pandemic and remote technology but it had an extremely positive effect on adult learners.

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