James Frayne

(Contributor)

James Frayne is director of public opinion specialists Public First and author of Meet the People, the go-to guide to consumer and citizen mobilisation, published by Harriman House.

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During elections, complex issues are radically simplified. Both the campaigns and the media are responsible for it, but this [...]

15 September
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Theresa May has not defined herself as a great defender of the rights of minorities, but in practice she has been taking an active [...]

1 September
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An increasing number of politicians and commentators are starting to look at the sharing economy as an exploitative one. Once [...]

18 August
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From what retailers sold in their shops to their advertising, David Cameron seemed to have a view on everything businesses did. [...]

4 August
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The EU referendum paved the way for the industrial strategy now defining Theresa May’s first weeks in office. Why? Because [...]

21 July
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Nigel Farage might not be every City worker’s favourite person at the moment. But the City might look back on Farage’s time [...]

8 July
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City firms and the wider business community should be throwing themselves into policy and campaign design in order to persuade [...]

27 June
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LIFE could become even more difficult for the financial sector in the coming year. The fundamental forces shaping UK politics [...]

13 October
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THE CBI’s decision to withdraw from active participation in Scotland’s referendum is a major blow to the pro-union campaign. [...]

28 April

ED MILIBAND’S move against energy firms at this week’s Labour conference was the latest in a long line of political attacks [...]

27 September

TODAY’S speech by shadow chancellor Ed Balls is the most important event at this week’s Labour Conference. Ed Miliband will [...]

23 September

BRITISH Airways has just been exposed to the future of corporate communications. When one disgruntled passenger decided to complain [...]

6 September

THE next election looks certain to be decided on the economy. As people consider how to vote, two big questions come into focus. [...]

5 July

LOBBYING is once again in the news and a growing number of people believe there is a grand conspiracy between business and politics [...]

17 June

IT IS now possible to imagine Britain leaving the EU after a referendum only a small minority of the public really wanted, and [...]

17 May