Category Archives: public

So much more

The past 48 hours have highlighted how strategic communication can step in to prevent an organisational crisis. The World Health Organisation has put itself in a difficult position with the announcement about Robert Mugabe and had to do some hasty … 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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Mood music

I see this morning in the news that Boots are being criticised for the wording used on a promotion. It appears to support the use of plastic at a time when people are becoming increasingly concerned about the impact of … Continue reading

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People Like Us

When we watch the news or study past events our focus is usually on the big picture. The aim is to get ad much information as possible often in as short an amount of time as possible. History focuses on … Continue reading

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Reflecting on six months work

Six months ago I was in a reflective mood at the start of 2017. It is a time when many people are outlining their New Year resolutions and looking at what they can predict for the future. The topic was … Continue reading

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A passion for what we do 

A year ago I wrote these words “We may not have big budgets or huge teams but we have something more important – a passion for what we do.” It was in relation to a question about the challenges and … Continue reading

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Have we lost the public?

For many weeks I have been considering a really interesting question. It is one that has relevance to all professional communicators but will not be the subject of much debate or discussion. It is – have we lost the public … Continue reading

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