Category Archives: recovery

Rumour, speculation and leaks

Living in Greater Manchester I am expecting to face similar restrictions but with no clarity and just having the carrot of a Boris Johnson statement later dangled in front of me brings anxiety. Will it impact on my work? How will my life have to change again? How long will I face restrictions? Continue reading

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Do our crisis plans really help everyone?

The devastation is clear to see in Louisiana from tropical storm Laura. In the middle of a pandemic people were faced with needing to evacuate their homes which for many had been a place of safety from Covid-19. But it … Continue reading

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We are in it together

I have been incredibly lucky in my life. My family are hugely supportive and despite many downs there continue to be many more ups. I have had a fulfilling career, have a lovely home, and share my life with beautiful … Continue reading

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Is being a Hobnob the best thing?

Chocolate or plain there is one thing that is clear about a Hobnob and that is they are the most robust of biscuits. They are also the biscuit of choice when communicators were asked which characteristics they had in a … Continue reading

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We’re back…and a little bit more

Lockdown has started to ease and businesses are stepping up their communication and promotion. It is a tough world that they are reopening into. People are concerned about shopping because of the possible circulation of the virus and also because … Continue reading

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Red is a warning

After months of living with Covid-19, the lockdown and now the impending economic slump our attention has been very much focused at home. It is totally understandable given the scale of what we have, and are, facing. My attention in … Continue reading

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Everywhere and nowhere

I have been listening to a lot of communication professionals talking about the pressure they are under, the long hours they are expected to work and the challenges they are now facing. I can only sympathise. Having dealt with a … Continue reading

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The speed of recovery

There is a lot of discussion about whether we are in recovery yet, are some of us there, are some still in crisis, and what does the future hold? This is the most challenging and complex crisis that the world … Continue reading

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Back to the store

Yesterday was a major step forward for many people. The opening of many stores and shopping centres signalled the arrival of familiar sights. Shopping is now a very different experience that some will grow to accept and others will try … Continue reading

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This is no recovery

We have reached week 12 after lockdown at the end of March and some aspects of the new way of life are becoming more acceptable. I still miss being able to just get up and go wherever I want to … Continue reading

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