Category Archives: public

‘No fluff’ revisited

Twelve months ago, I was compelled to write a blog to try and explain the important role that public sector communicators had following a critical article in a national newspaper. (You can read it through this link https://amandacomms1.wordpress.com/2018/01/07/no-fluff-here/) It is … Continue reading

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Through the seasons

We are always saying that communication is a 24/7 business with social media round-the-clock and rolling news channels. There is lots of discussion about how we can manage this demand with the resources we have and it is no easy … Continue reading

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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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The people versus

In a world of GDPR and AI it is very easy to lose sight of what is important. We are all busy people with a long list of things to do, boxes to tick and tasks to achieve. The modern … Continue reading

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In a personal capacity

I was taken today by the phrase used in a statement about Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s attendance at an event. The question is as the head of any organisation can you do anything in ‘a personal capacity’ or as leader … Continue reading

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With a little help

The weather conditions have been the only real story in town this week. We saw people stuck in vehicles on motorways, people snowed into their homes and people struggling to get to their vital work. One thing stuck out throughout … Continue reading

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