Methods & Services

These are the main methods and services FB & Associati offers its own Clients.

Legislative monitoring

Analysis and daily evaluation of parliamentary and government acts as well as legislative activity as a whole.

Legislative drafting (regulatory)

The drawing up of parliamentary acts and other regulatory instruments.

Planning and execution of grassroots lobbying campaigns

We devise and coordinate campaigns intended to raise public awareness on a particular issue.

Roadmap of the public decision-making process

Analysis of the decision-making process and chart of the individuals that hold formal or actual power on a specific matter, by which a short-list of key players is singled out and selected. These people, thanks to the positions and roles they have held, their personal training and the activities they have carried out, can be considered useful partners for achieving objectives.

A brief personal profile is defined for each of the individuals singled out.
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Issue Report

A concise document containing a description and analysis of the regulatory reference framework for a set issue. This contains an evaluation of the political situation and a forecast of its possible developments, whether for the general context or for legislative effects.

Survey

The survey is a kind of qualitative research where a formalized questionnaire is used to gather and analyse data.

It is a very thorough and comprehensive document making use of a scientific methodology. It identifies opinions, interprets attitudes and reveals the main issues concerning individual decision-makers, powerful people or a cross-section of these on a particular subject.

The survey is planned and managed directly by FB & Associati which identifies the field, selects the people to be involved and proceeds with the ‘one to one’ interviews in order to gather all kinds of information about interlocutors, even non-verbal communication.

An ad hoc report is therefore prepared for every interview made.

The final document is made up of two parts:

  • A written section summarising the survey results;
  • A representative part that, by making use of pictures, charts and histograms, highlights the relationship among the variables being taken into consideration.

Public and Government affairs plan

The plan is made up of a stage of analysis and strategic approach and goes as far as the definition of the operational communication programme.

Position paper

A brief document presenting the Client’s official position on a matter, detailed with technical information, data, analysis and expert opinions.

Accreditation meetings

A strategy used to assess, with ‘one-to-one’ meetings, the appeal of certain individuals for European Union Institutions, the Government, the Italian Parliament and Local Authorities.

Analysis of influential people

Analysis and singling out of government interlocutors and/or stakeholders able to influence the public decision-making process. Furthermore, enemy/friend maps help clarifying the attitudes and interests of certain categories of people/reference points on a particular issue.

Coalition building

The drawing up of a carefully thought-out map of possible allies/opponents.

The building up and management of ally networks by involving different individuals so as to add legitimacy and substance to the ideas held by the Client.

Advocacy advertisement

An advertising technique used to communicate your own stances and/or intentions to different sectors of the public.

Policy brief

It provides with stances and opinions, the ongoing debate and its possible future development to a Client who wants to gain a better understanding of a specific matter.

Analysis and research on a subject

The planning and management of surveys used to gather the opinions/assessments of a panel of qualified people on a matter of particular interest or to reshape the communication strategy.

The planning of an audit to check the effects of a new communication policy.

Focus Group

The planning and management of surveys used to gather the opinions/assessments of a panel of qualified people on a matter of particular interest or to reshape the communication strategy.

The planning of an audit to check the effects of a new communication policy.

Planning/writing of newsletter

A periodical informative tool intended for specific sectors of the public.

Round tables and presentation of reports

Meetings and seminars held to present studies, analyses and research or to debate matters of particular interest to the Client.