Portugal Political Overview

Portugal Political Overview   After the general elections, the Socialist Party (PS) leader António Costa was appointed PM on 24th November 2015. However his “left-center” Government, who has the support in Parliament of the Communists (PCP) and the Left Bloc (BE, kind of Portuguese Syriza), is likely to face medium-term instability. While Socialists, (PS), who…

Back to school (literally) with Canela PR

Back to school (literally) with Canela PR   Ways for companies and institutions to reach new customers is forever changing and, in order stay ahead of these changes public relations is always evolving. The sector permanently requires new skills, especially amongst those who are involved in social media management. Our practitioners need to be able…

Public affairs regulation experiences boost in Portugal

Public affairs regulation experiences boost in Portugal   The year 2015 might very well end up being the best year for public affairs and lobbying in Portugal due to three significant changes.  Political landscape Lobbying is currently not regulated in Portugal. The term ‘lobbying’ is still taboo, and the same goes for ‘lobbyist’. Common citizens…