Category Archives: prca

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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Why the Bell Pottinger scandal matters

When I made the move from journalism into public relations I didn’t lose my sense of right and wrong. As a reporter there was a very clear code of conduct and your reputation mattered. It made the difference between getting … Continue reading

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A question of ethicsĀ 

The decision today by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) to expel Bell Pottinger is brave and decisive. For many years the industry has been trying to demonstrate it values an ethical approach to the work and has invested … Continue reading

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Stepping forward

If recent events have taught us anything it is that we need experts in communication roles. For years we have been asking the question why isn’t communication given a seat at the top table and how can PR and communication … Continue reading

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Am I dreaming?

I have written many times about my love of the communication and PR industry. It is a creative business that at its best can help people and improve lives. After reaching the milestone of more than 20 years I still … Continue reading

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A question of ethics

There has been a lot of discussion taking place between PR organisations and professionals recently about whether there are companies people shouldn’t work for. It seems to have started with a debate about whether it is ethical to provide communication … Continue reading

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What is in a name?

First we had Marathon which became Snickers, then we had Oil of Ulay that became Oil of Olay and of course Windscale became Sellafield. Over the years some big brands and locations have found it useful to change their name. … Continue reading

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