Category Archives: Chartered Institute of Public Relations

Tears, trauma and support – what 2017 brought

It feels like the time is right for me to review what 2017 has brought me and how it leaves me for the coming year. This has been a rollercoaster year and is split in two halves. My year started … Continue reading

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A winter’s tale

Today is the winter solstice and for those who don’t know it marks the shortest day of the year. This is the day with the least light and after this the days start to lengthen. For me it is always … Continue reading

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Facing the unknown

A year ago on this day I blogged about recognising that the future is uncertain. We had fog, a bit like last night, and it makes it difficult to see too far ahead. The words hit home when I read … Continue reading

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An honour and a responsibility 

I am feeling in a reflective mood for many reasons including that we are heading towards the conclusion of 2017. It has made me take stock of a few things and particularly from the past week or so. Last Thursday … Continue reading

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A date with development 

There are very few jobs that you join and then never receive any additional training. If you are entering a profession then your development would be seen as an essential part of your work. So why in communication and PR … Continue reading

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Stepping forward

If recent events have taught us anything it is that we need experts in communication roles. For years we have been asking the question why isn’t communication given a seat at the top table and how can PR and communication … Continue reading

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Getting Chartered a year on 

Just over a year I did something scary and challenging. I stepped into the unknown with a clear destination in my mind. In early June 2016 I spent a day attempting to demonstrate I have the skills and knowledge to … Continue reading

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