Opinion polling: representation, regulation and misinformation
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by The Camargue Podcast
1w ago
As 2024’s stream of major elections continues across the world, the media is filled with data on public sentiment and party preferences.  In this episode, Jane Frost, CEO of the Market Research Society, joins account director Angharad Chandler to discuss the intricacies of political opinion polling, changes in the sector since the 2015 UK general election, and how we can all make better sense of the headlines ..read more
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Making the most of UKREiiF
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by The Camargue Podcast
1M ago
With UKREiiF growing and more than 10,000 people expected in Leeds (21-23 May), understanding how to get the most from attending is a question many people are asking. In this episode we’re joined by Jenni Montgomery at Stantec, Haroon Akram from Harworth, and John Parkinson at Blake Morgan for a discussion hosted by Ben Copithorne and including Camargue’s Matt Sutton. We explore tips and advice, how to take the maximum benefit from attending, and ‘dos and don’ts’ from four experienced directors ..read more
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The soul of a city is in its people
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by The Camargue Podcast
2M ago
Kate Pollard-Wagstaff is joined by Andrew Parsons, Group Director of Water and Environment for Cities at Buro Happold, to discuss the concept of Soul Cities and the challenge we face to make cities more liveable and sustainable. The ‘soul’ and the ‘body’ of a city could be defined by its history and cultural identity, versus the built environment and infrastructure, to supply of housing and green spaces. But the fabric of what truly gives a city a soul can come in many forms, with its communities and the people in them, at the beating heart ..read more
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How can local authorities respond to the housing crisis?
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by The Camargue Podcast
2M ago
The UK’s in the midst of a housing crisis. How can councils help and should they be empowered to build more truly affordable homes, at scale?   Sam Carmichael explores this complex issue in conversation with Councillor Joe Harris, Leader of Cotswold District Council and Vice Chair of the Local Government Association. Join them as they discuss what his local authority is doing to combat the crisis in the Cotswolds – and whether this is a model that could be explored elsewhere.  ..read more
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Local Press - Is surviving succeeding?
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by The Camargue Podcast
3M ago
In an industry which is increasingly dominated by corporations, what does it take to survive as an independent local journalist? In this episode we are joined by Eliz Mizon from the Bristol Cable, a fully independent, resident funded paper writing about pressing local issues in Bristol. Eliz shares with us some of the benefits and challenges of working in local press as well as the importance of independent local media for representing local interest and in-depth, unique coverage ..read more
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#CamargueConversations: Will devolution deliver?
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by The Camargue Podcast
5M ago
As we look ahead to the area’s first mayoral election, Camargue’s latest podcast explores York and North Yorkshire’s devolution deal and what it means for the region.  Director Tim Read shares insights on the opportunities presented by the deal, and hears perspectives from experts across the county ..read more
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Marketing and the media – from ads to AI: A conversation with The Drum
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by The Camargue Podcast
6M ago
Don’t miss a beat. The Drum’s editorial team is committed to staying ahead of the curve when it comes to dissecting the future of marketing.  Senior account executive Charlotte Blake caught up with senior reporter Amy Houston to look at how marketers are adapting to consumer expectations, and how the publication is changing, in turn, to keep its finger on the pulse ..read more
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Winning the war for talent with greater diversity
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by The Camargue Podcast
1y ago
What do refugees, prison leavers and the neuro-diverse have in common? Could they hold the key to winning the war for talent? Paul Thornton, Talent Acquisition Director at Kier Group and Siyanda Mngaza, project co-ordinator for Kier’s inclusive recruitment team, and a prison leaver herself, join Camargue Director Isabel Stanley to explore the answer ..read more
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Cities, urbanism and ‘Designing for the Future’ – with The Academy of Urbanism
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by The Camargue Podcast
1y ago
What’s The Academy of Urbanism all about, what happens at its annual Congress and why should you care? Listen to Chair Jas Atwal and Congress lead Shane Quinn in conversation with Ben Copithorne and you’ll find the answers. Cities need solutions across everything from accessibility to inclusivity and sustainability to affordability.  The Academy is at the forefront of learning, sharing, and leading and is a great place for anyone involved in design, development, planning and any aspect of placemaking to grow their knowledge.    ..read more
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Sustainable real estate: hitting the target but missing the point?
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by The Camargue Podcast
1y ago
As real estate grapples with ambitious environmental goals, we talk with BNP Paribas Real Estate’s sustainability transformation manager Josh Spencer about the operational and asset management challenges facing the industry and how a more holistic mindset when delivering decarbonisation and biodiversity measures could benefit us all ..read more
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