Category Archives: CIPR

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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A passion for what we do 

A year ago I wrote these words “We may not have big budgets or huge teams but we have something more important – a passion for what we do.” It was in relation to a question about the challenges and … Continue reading

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A volunteer’s eye view

I have been really interested in the arrival of CIPRnet which I am looking forward to getting to grips with this weekend. The aim of it appears to be to provide information and support the work of the many volunteers … Continue reading

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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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