Category Archives: prca

The future of PR

There seems to have been a lot of discussion of what the future of PR can and should be. Some of it is aspirational and some is hamstrung by the past. Both the Chartered Institute for Public Relations and the … Continue reading

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A human being

There was an interesting definition of PR made at the PRCA Council meeting this evening. We often struggle to explain what it is we do and how it benefits society, people and businesses. I heard Kate Stevens talk about what … Continue reading

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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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