Category Archives: PR

The real thing

I don’t want to comment on the death of Max Clifford as I know there will be family and friends grieving their loss. One thing we do need to talk about is the reputation of the PR and communication business. … Continue reading

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A thank you and hard work ahead

I had a major surprise today. A few months ago I decided to stand for election to the PRCA Council. It sounded like a great opportunity to discuss the issues affecting the PR and communication industry among representatives from across … Continue reading

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Who we really are

I was listening to an interview with comedian Micky Flanagan tonight. He isn’t really my cup of tea but there was an interesting discussion about how he is the same off stage as on stage. This is always an interesting … Continue reading

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Welcome the festivities

It has been a difficult year. I have lost track of the amount of times I have said or written that in recent weeks. The first of December is the start of advent with calendars, candles and decorations everywhere. So … Continue reading

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Waiting for the call

I don’t do it very often but when I do I really feel under pressure. When I moved into public relations it was the first time that I did it. In the last 10 years I have done it infrequently. … Continue reading

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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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Would you?

Yesterday I wrote about the importance of recognising the contribution of the communication team not just during a crisis but all the time. It is often overlooked by those at senior levels and that is why we need to explain … Continue reading

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