Well, we know it's big

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David Cameron has referred to it as his ‘mission’ and his ‘passion’, but it does seem that very few people are entirely sure what the ‘Big Society’ is actually all about. This isn’t too surprising when even those well and truly behind the idea are not helping matters. Phillip Blond, director of the think tank […]

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Writing to the Government

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Will you have something you just have to say to the next government of this country? It seems fitting somehow (not sure why) to follow-up our last blog with a quick clarification on how to write to MPs. After all, the wait is nearly over. The campaigning is all but finished. We know the results […]

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The anatomy of a good speech

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Whether you think David Cameron is Blair MK II or the saviour-in-waiting of UK plc, the BBC’s analysis of his speeches down the years here and here makes very interesting reading. Top of the list of most-used words is ‘people’, which Emphasis has always cited as one of the most powerful in the English language. […]

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