The Public Affairs Network
PubAffairs is the premier network and leading resource for the public affairs, government relations, policy & communications industry.
The Public Affairs Resource Centre is the comprehensive directory of lobbying and public affairs links to information including listings of UK public affairs consultancies, experts to assist your European Affairs and freelance consultants. The Resource Centre also contains information about recruitment consultancies, training course providers and think tanks, together with details of monitoring services, information providers, polling and research services.
View our What’s On listings for Stakeholder Events & Training Courses to see what you could be putting on your agenda to boost your political and public affairs knowledge and continue your professional development.
Read the latest political and public affairs industry news stories including direct links to topical documents, political and policy resources, and for a lighter take, the PubAffairs Blog. The Politics & Industry Links page contains government relations and public affairs links to industry information and is the essential political directory to UK, EU and International sites.
Find out about working in the political world of public affairs in our Guide containing helpful information about how to get into the lobbying industry. PubAffairs Profiles are written by practitioners with a broad range of experiences both in UK and European public affairs, including how each started out and typical day-to-day tasks within political consultancies, trade associations, working for MPs, charities and other organisations. You can also discover more about the characteristics and skills required, together with advice about looking for jobs, contact building and networking.
Established in January 2002, the PubAffairs network numbers over 3,500 members from all sectors concerned with public affairs, government affairs, policy, stakeholder and media relations, corporate communications and lobbying. Members are from trade associations, representative bodies, political consultancy, companies, NGOs and charities, think tanks, civil service, Houses of Parliament, political parties, recruitment, law firms, political monitoring, the media, students and other public affairs related groups.
PubAffairs organises free networking events in the evening of the last Thursday of every month, meeting at different venues in Westminster. Events are relaxed and informal, providing an ideal platform for industry networking. The members of the PubAffairs network range from those looking to break into the industry, account executives, public affairs managers and directors, right up to managing director level. Find details of the next event and view photos from previous gatherings in our photo gallery.
Details of the PubAffairs events and job vacancies are regularly e-mailed directly to members. To join the e-mail list simply complete the online registration form. The e-mail list is also used to communicate the latest stakeholder events and training courses, publications, member offers and other public affairs industry information.