Category Archives: prca

Take good care

In the past 12 months I have probably thought, written and talked more about mental health in PR and communication roles than at any time before. Last year mental health awareness was important but as a distant concept. In 2018 … Continue reading

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The shape of the PR business

The PRCA launched the latest PR and Communications Census today and it makes for interesting reading. It shows the business is booming and the sector is growing which is all really great news. However, there are also some worrying findings … Continue reading

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A question of ethics

I have had quite a bit of time to think in the past few days. Partly this is because I have spent a number of hours on train journeys and partly because I have been on holiday and a little … Continue reading

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More that unites

I was nervous and apprehensive about attending my first PRCA Council meeting this week. It was stepping into the unknown which is always slightly stressful and uncomfortable. The room would be full of people from all areas of the PR … Continue reading

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No fluff here

So yesterday The Sun saw fit to publish an article attacking public sector communicators. It was the usual from a Freedom of Information request that will have been sent to all police forces, local authorities and NHS bodies. We get … Continue reading

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Tears, trauma and support – what 2017 brought

It feels like the time is right for me to review what 2017 has brought me and how it leaves me for the coming year. This has been a rollercoaster year and is split in two halves. My year started … Continue reading

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A winter’s tale

Today is the winter solstice and for those who don’t know it marks the shortest day of the year. This is the day with the least light and after this the days start to lengthen. For me it is always … Continue reading

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