Tag Archives: cutbacks

To vote or not to vote

No one could have failed to notice that today is election day. There are polling stations dotted around our streets and communities, there have been leaflets through the door, and it has been mentioned by every news channel. I had … Continue reading

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Eight communication predictions for 2014

We have reached the first day of 2014 and I am sure there will be lots of people making resolutions, deciding to change their lives or to do something new or different in the coming year. I am not one … Continue reading

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Every penny counts

In every communication department whether in-house or agency, public or private sector making every penny count has never been more critical. This is about more than just making savings or being careful with the finances. It is about showing the … Continue reading

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Creative support – look and its free

These are really challenging times for all of us working in communication roles. No matter where you are the pressure on budgets is increasing and we are all trying to get something for nothing or as the saying goes ‘get … Continue reading

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Is PR in 2012 just about digital?

Public relations has been undergoing a transformation linked to a number of things that have been taking place in recent years. First, there has been the world financial crisis affecting companies and businesses struggling to deal with shrinking economies. This … Continue reading

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My year in social media

As we are heading towards the end of 2011, it seems to be essential for everyone to undertake some form of review of the year. It is as predictable as the many Christmas songs that we can’t escape from the 30th November … Continue reading

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To Tweet or Not To Tweet

That is the question.  There is a lot of consternation about the use of Twitter by people in meetings particularly when they are internal meetings. We are now seeing an acceptance of the use of Twitter to share details of … Continue reading

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Communicating through the cuts

With very quick and deep cuts being made to the public sector, the importance of communicating change has never been more critical. I have written before about the significant role that communications professionals have to play in the next few … Continue reading

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London, social media and evaluation

The impact of social media on modern communication is becoming ever more evident. For me this was brought home again a few days ago when I spent a whole day in London all focused around discussions about Twitter. This would … Continue reading

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Communication must adapt as cuts bite

In the past few days a lot has been written about the potential impact of public sector cuts on the future of PR and communications working in those areas. It is clear that some form of communication support is going … Continue reading

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