56 episodes

The Friday Fix is Powerscourt's podcast which explores the pressing questions dominating today’s communications landscape.
We bring you insights from our wide network of business, media and political experts, giving you a behind-the-scenes look at how PR, media and comms really work.Powerscourt, a Morrow Sodali company is a leading strategic communications firm helping people, organisations and ideas to be better understood. 

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The Friday Fix is Powerscourt's podcast which explores the pressing questions dominating today’s communications landscape.
We bring you insights from our wide network of business, media and political experts, giving you a behind-the-scenes look at how PR, media and comms really work.Powerscourt, a Morrow Sodali company is a leading strategic communications firm helping people, organisations and ideas to be better understood. 

    What to expect for UK SMID capital markets in 2024

    What to expect for UK SMID capital markets in 2024

    What really matters to fund managers? What can smaller companies do to improve their chances of winning investment? And how is the ever-growing influence of retail investors challenging industry norms?Find out in this episode of the Friday Fix, as Jamie Constable, market strategist at Singer Capital Markets, joins Powerscourt senior director Nick Dibden to talk IPOs, delistings and perceptions of UK capital markets in the year ahead.

    • 8 min
    Inside COP28: What's next for the green transition?

    Inside COP28: What's next for the green transition?

    Ever wondered what its really like on the ground at the UN Climate Summit? Powerscourt’s Leighton Barnish, Head of Sustainability and Christie Wanstall, Sustainability Analyst give us the lowdown on the COP28 conference in Dubai, where over 80,000 people gathered from 190 nations in a truly extraordinary display on the international climate stage. We also hear from business leaders helping facilitate the move to a better, greener future. What more must be done to drive the innovation nee...

    • 18 min
    Electrifying the Energy Transition with Topsoe's Roeland Baan

    Electrifying the Energy Transition with Topsoe's Roeland Baan

    “The push coming from the private sector is very palpable.”How can governments and industry work together to navigate the green transition? Should there be a proper price on carbon? What will the energy mix look like in a decades time?In this week’s episode of the FridayFix, Powerscourt’s Peter Ogden sits down with Roeland Baan, President and CEO of Topsoe to get the answers to all of this and more.With COP28 just around the corner, Roeland explains how Topsoe is leading the charge in develop...

    • 16 min
    Powerscourt Perspectives: Tackling Discrimination through the Media

    Powerscourt Perspectives: Tackling Discrimination through the Media

    How does the media impact a fight for justice?In the first episode of our new podcast series, Powerscourt Perspectives, we hear from four individuals who’ve had to face the tricky dynamics of the media in their personal battles for justice.Former England cricketer Azeem Rafiq, ex-CNN journalist Saima Mohsin and criminal justice campaigners Zainab and Ruki share personal experiences of their fights – and explain the pivotal role that PR can play in supporting their campaigns in this week’s epi...

    • 20 min
    What is to come for the UK’s Defence sector?

    What is to come for the UK’s Defence sector?

    Ahead of next week’s DSEI conference at London’s Excel, one of the largest exhibitions of military and security equipment in the world, the latest Friday Fix episode sees Powerscourt’s James White talk to Kevin Craven, CEO of ADS Group, the trade organisation representing the UK’s aerospace, defence, security and space industries. Together, they explore some of the big themes that we’re likely to see at next week’s show, what is next for the UK defence industry and how we might expect wa...

    • 13 min
    This is the iPhone moment for AI - with Dr. Lewis Z. Liu, Founder & CEO of Eigen Technologies

    This is the iPhone moment for AI - with Dr. Lewis Z. Liu, Founder & CEO of Eigen Technologies

    The Founder & CEO of AI firm Eigen Technologies, Dr Lewis Z. Liu has concerns about the direction of generative AI. As this technology becomes more and more powerful, how do we answer the questions it poses around intellectual property and creation? What lessons can policymakers learn from the struggle to regulate social media? What manner of threat could machine learning pose to society?Join Dr Liu alongside Jane Glover, from Powerscourt’s Technology practice, for an urgent, timely discu...

    • 13 min

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