Category Archives: PR

A heated debate

It was another fascinating Commschat tonight on Twitter. Among one of the threads discussed was whether communication teams should be working as agency or in-house. It was a subject that prompted some heated discussion. The answer seems quite simple to … Continue reading

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25 years in the making

This has been a really busy week for me and I have enjoyed it mainly because of the chance to share experiences and learning. I sometimes forget that I have been working in communication roles for almost a quarter of … 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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We wish you…

Well, it had to happen. I had my first detailed run through of some Christmas plans. It still feels too soon to talk about the festive season as I am still waiting for summer. Planning is an essential part of … Continue reading

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Goodbye to September 

It has been an amazing month with highs and lows but so much that I have learnt. After succumbing to a small bout of sickness and a cold at the end of the month it has made me be a … Continue reading

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The end of the road

Events last week prompted me to write two blogs and it wasn’t surprising given what happened. Bell Pottinger expelled from the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) was a significant moment and brought the issue of ethics into sharp focus. … Continue reading

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Crisis? What crisis?

The team were lucky enough this week to pick up the Public Sector Communication Award for communicating in a crisis. I am incredibly proud of the team and the work they have done during the past four months. But the … Continue reading

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