Tag Archives: Greater Manchester Police

Students, a moan or two and brave officers

Being able to maintain staff morale is a huge challenge for most organisations particularly in the current difficult financial climate. People can quickly lose patience and become frustrated with many things, a lack of promotion opportunities, pay freeze, and increasing scrutiny … Continue reading

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Code of ethics squared

When was the last time you looked at the code of conduct for public relations? The Chartered Institute of Public Relations have a 24 page document that sets out what is expected from members of the organisation. I have to … Continue reading

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I have a complaint…..

I was interested to watch The Complainers a new programme on Channel 4 looking at those people who persistently complain and how organisations and companies were dealing with them. Now, I am not going to decide what this was trying … Continue reading

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Thank you social media

It is very easy to criticise social media. There have been accusations that it is stopping people from communicating with each other, that it has opened up a whole range of new crimes and that it is encouraging the worst … Continue reading

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Services online – it is a must

I was recently called a ‘geek in training’ because of my love of all the new technology and the opportunities it brings. I don’t hide the fact that I like to be able to do business through social and digital … Continue reading

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Catch me if you can

It was interesting to read in the newspapers today that a criminal has gone on the run and is taunting police posting ‘catch me if you can’ on social media. I can’t remember exactly where this was but I believe … Continue reading

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A 999 call, Manchester United and a message shared

The 999 call made by someone wanting to speak to Sir Alex Ferguson attracted a lot of interest this week. It was put out by officers through the GMP Manchester North Facebook page they administer to raise awareness of the … Continue reading

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Are we forgetting young people?

I had the opportunity today (Thursday 16 January 2014) of speaking to social media apprentices at the Juice Academy. In case you are not aware of it, this is definitely something worth checking out. Run by Tangerine PR it is … Continue reading

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Festive campaigns – engaging or a waste of time?

We are rapidly hurtling towards Christmas now and it is a time when all the big brands are on a full on offensive to corner the market. This means we are facing a minute by minute barrage of festive advertising … Continue reading

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Social is the business

The use of social media within businesses is probably one of the most exciting developments in customer relations in recent years. I am now in the position where if a company is not actively using social media then I am … Continue reading

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