Category Archives: Chartered Institute of Public Relations

The end of the line for reputation

Reputation has long been a word that is closely linked to both PR and communication activity. Many industry definitions have been focused on protecting and enhancing reputation. But is that really where we should be and in 2017 what is … Continue reading

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Plan in peacetime

I was part of a discussion about ‘fake news’ at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) North West event last night. One of the other speakers the esteemed Steve Kuncewicz made the point that you need to prepare for … Continue reading

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PR to the rescue

For many years there has been a strained relationship between PR professionals and journalists. The latter feel they are ‘above’ being provided with a story or lines to take and should avoid communicators operating for businesses or organisations. It is … Continue reading

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Remember public sector communicators

I was interested to read the highlights of the State of the Profession survey results published today by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR). In particular there were some trends identified within public sector communication that were highlighted by … Continue reading

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Language, confidence and self-belief  Рthe path to the boardroom 

I had to pull myself up for how my language was impacting on people earlier this week. The words were unwittingly creating an unhelpful impression and I suddenly started to see the impact it was having. Today I was working … Continue reading

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Defining the future

If you have read many of the blogs during this year or even in previous years you will know that I have a real issue with ensuring communication and public relations operates at a strategic level. It is something that … Continue reading

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A question of ethics

There has been a lot of discussion taking place between PR organisations and professionals recently about whether there are companies people shouldn’t work for. It seems to have started with a debate about whether it is ethical to provide communication … Continue reading

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