Category Archives: communication

Hiding behind transparency

Being open and transparent is at the centre of ethical PR and communication work. It is talked about a lot and particularly at the moment as we have all been dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. Effective crisis communication has to … Continue reading

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Tough at the top

One thing has become a clear factor of how effective tackling Covid-19 has been around the world – leadership. It is clear that where there is strong, considered, decisive and empathetic leadershipd the outcome has been better. For many years … Continue reading

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100 days of learning (part 2)

It is now 100 days since lockdown happened in the UK and like many people this time has challenged my thinking, made me questioned my approach to things, and encouraged me to look differently at what I do. It is … Continue reading

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100 days of learning (part 1)

Next week we will reach 100 days since the start of lockdown in March. It has been an unusual and at times surreal experience to have first been forced to stay home and then later to have restrictions on life. … Continue reading

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A risky business

Anyone out there like to go sky diving or bungee jumping? Neither are for me but I will try my hand at horseriding. Why do we like to do some things and not others? It has a lot to do … Continue reading

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Unacceptable

I saw Reading trending on Twitter last night and like a lot of other people wanted to check out what was going on. I had switched the TV over to Sky News but nothing was being said. Then the basic … Continue reading

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The future is bright

It is Friday. The end of another week and a time when some things started to appear a bit more familiar. Shops are starting to open and businesses are planning for the future. Yet you may feel frustrated, overwhelmed and … Continue reading

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Back to the store

Yesterday was a major step forward for many people. The opening of many stores and shopping centres signalled the arrival of familiar sights. Shopping is now a very different experience that some will grow to accept and others will try … Continue reading

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Take Back Control

**Guest Blog by Sandra Edwards of Sandra Edwards Consulting** Over the last three months it’s felt like we have lost control of life. Things that we took for granted were suddenly out of reach and dictates from the government were … Continue reading

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This is no recovery

We have reached week 12 after lockdown at the end of March and some aspects of the new way of life are becoming more acceptable. I still miss being able to just get up and go wherever I want to … Continue reading

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