Category Archives: society

What is the future for social media in a crisis?

So, if social media is diminishing how should we change our crisis communication plans? Continue reading

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Culture, sexism and politics

Bad behaviour at work is something that affects every organisation and business. Workplaces are made up of people and that brings problems. Everyone is different and that is for both good and bad. The situation at Westminster is not a … Continue reading

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More than a hashtag

There are a lot of blogs, social media posts and comments about environmental action being sent out today. Earth Day has become an opportunity for brands to wave their eco-credentials around. But can it go further? The sad fact is … Continue reading

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Why we should bother about world events

From the comfort of our homes we can see where there is an opportunity to help others who may be struggling. Continue reading

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Unacceptable

I saw Reading trending on Twitter last night and like a lot of other people wanted to check out what was going on. I had switched the TV over to Sky News but nothing was being said. Then the basic … Continue reading

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Remember the basics

Another meeting on MS Teams or Zoom? We have all gone hi-tech now since lockdown has enforced home working on people. The impact of Covid-19 has meant we now need to keep our distance from others and inevitably it drives … Continue reading

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48 lessons in life

It is another birthday today and now I have had 48 of them they have lost a little of the sparkle they used to have when I was very young and I remember having a Star Wars themed birthday. I … Continue reading

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Flying high?

There have been some interesting posts and blogs this week talking about diversity and how critical it is for the communication industry, well for any industry really. I was transfixed by the conversation on Twitter on Tuesday about regional accents … 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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They come to you

I was listening to the radio this afternoon when the wonderful Jungle Book song the bare necessities came on. It is the first time I have really listened to the words and what they mean. It happened at the right … Continue reading

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