Category Archives: crisis communication

So you are a head of comms

I have been interested in the discussion taking place in the last few days about the role of the head of communications. There has been an issue raised about how hard being the most senior communication person in an organisation … Continue reading

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A PR disaster or operational crisis?

I was listening to a news report this morning that was talking about the problems that Samsung are having with the Galaxy Note 7. Towards the end of the article the reporter uttered the immortal phrase ‘this is a PR … Continue reading

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Coffee, croissants and a taste for risk

I had an unusual breakfast this morning, not because of the choice of food but the location, company and discussion. The breakfast meeting was organised by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and will be featured in a future … Continue reading

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Commitment, cake and colleagues

It is the people that can make an organisation. For me, who you work with is important to whether you are just going through the motions or you are able to really get involved and enjoy what you do. Over … Continue reading

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Move fast but with a plan

I was reading an article today that was discussing the value of apps to share immediate messages in a crisis. The writer questioned why it had taken so long for the French authorities to share messages this way, particularly as … Continue reading

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Interest and intrigue

The past 10 days have been momentous for many reasons and we look like there is still more interest and intrigue ahead. Today I read with interest a blog by noted communicator Bob Leaf that featured on the CIPR website. … Continue reading

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Do you really like football?

‘You don’t really like football do you’, my mum asked me today. It came as I was discussing the recent Euro matches including the amazing win by Wales. I had to remind her that I had been the only girl … Continue reading

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