When it comes to management, it is often important to reach out to community leaders and politicians.
Getting officials onside or keeping the local council informed can be an important tactic – especially if a crisis is looming.
It is, of course, vital to bear in mind that their agenda might not be the same as yours.
Some politicians, for instance, may see it as an opportunity to grab the headlines in the press and media.
If you are nervous about the intentions of your local politicians, don’t tell them anything you’d rather did not enter the public domain - unless a trusted relationship is already in place.
We can provide all the advice you require when it comes to government relations – national and local.
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