Category Archives: Covid-19

Concern, controversy and crisis – 5 ways for comms to survive Christmas

The key for 2023 and the way forward is going to be flexibility and being able to change and adapt to events. Continue reading

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Eyes wide open

The risks if we don’t do this are tone deaf communication activities and campaigns that lead us into a reputational crisis. Continue reading

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How to communicate a nuclear attack

We need people to want to be prepared, not scared or hiding from the real risks of life. Are we even having conversations about real risks that people face? Continue reading

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Crisis communication under review

The world has changed substantially since I was writing the original book in 2019. We have seen a pandemic, war in Europe and a cost of living crisis. Continue reading

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Are you one of the ‘preppers ’?

What would you do if a solar flare knocked out the power across the world for an extended period of time? How would you cope? And have you ever even thought about such an event? The dilemma is the subject … Continue reading

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PR at a crossroads

It is clear from the CIPR State of the Profession Report 2022 that we are at a crossroads which may define how things progress in the future. Continue reading

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A report, a Prime Minister and an attempt to move on

It has taken many weeks but today we finally got to see the Sue Gray report into the lockdown parties at the heart of the Government. The way this whole situation has been handled is far from effective crisis communication. … Continue reading

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Preparedness – an issue for us all

There were some shocking comments about the current state of resilience in the UK and of preparedness at a national level. Continue reading

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Still here two years on

During the past two years there are times I doubted myself, particularly in the early days when the lockdown turned the world upside down, and I thought it was not going to find any work. Continue reading

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Recovery not ‘freedom day’

The past two years cannot be wiped away with a few Government announcements. They have had an impact on our lives and how we work Continue reading

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