Charlie Higson handed over the Young Bond mantle to Steve Cole at the Hay Festival. Also in Hay, Edward St Aubyn was presented with Bollinger, Everyman Wodehouse books and a pig named after his satire on literary prizes ‘Lost for Words’.
The Fourth Revolution by John Micklethwait and Adrian Woolridge was published on 29 May. Coverage has included the front page of Sunday Times News Review, a piece in the FT and a three page feature in The Independent. Still to come are appearances on Start the Week, Daily Politics and Free Thinking.
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) released its latest report on the importance of considering natural capital as a critical business issue. Coverage was achieved in Guardian Sustainable Business,Bloomberg and CFO World, alongside with many accountancy trade publications.
The Times Cheltenham Science Festival is taking place from 3 – 8 June and the festival has already had some great pre-festival coverage, including in The Sunday Telegraph, The Independent, TheBig Issue and The Huffington Post, as well as listings coverage in Shortlist, The Lady and BBC Focus. One of the festival speakers has also been interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s You and Yours.
We launched a new poll from the Association of Graduate Recruiters showing some graduate employers are still struggling to fill vacancies, resulting in coverage in The Independent, The Times, The Telegraph and the Daily Mail, as well as in various key trade publications. Stephen Isherwood, the chief executive of the AGR was interviewed on the results by BBC Radio 5Live.
In the run up to the Big Lunch on Sunday 1 June we have been promoting Halifax’s partnership with the annual Eden Project initiative and the events held by Halifax branches up and down the country. Local papers such as theSkegness Standard, Hertfordshire Mercury, Watford Observer and the Newham Recorder have been running stories inviting the community to participate.
Dame Barbara Stocking, President of Murray Edwards College, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, welcomed the Daily Telegraph Magazine into her home and discussed her favourite belongings and the stories behind them.