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Keep the conversation going

Having a strong network of friends that I can talk to, and who also check in to see how I am doing, has made a huge difference. Continue reading

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The long road ahead

. The saying was always ‘the police are the public and the public are the police’, but during lockdown the distance between the two started to grow. As with many institutions the restrictions and roles that were required during the pandemic impacted on how people interact with them. Continue reading

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Preparing for the consequences of industrial action

I have been in the odd position of being in a union when a strike was called but then needing to provide a service. It is these moments in our lives that really test our personal ethics and boundaries. Continue reading

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Concern, controversy and crisis – 5 ways for comms to survive Christmas

The key for 2023 and the way forward is going to be flexibility and being able to change and adapt to events. Continue reading

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Shrewd move or more of the same?

Anyone involved in PR and communication knows the world is much more complicated and effective communication is a difficult balancing act of many things. Continue reading

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Breaking the mask

. There are few things as special as the bond you get with a giant horse who could cause you serious harm but instead just wants to love you and help you Continue reading

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A Tearful Farewell

Listening to tributes, hearing some of the songs on the radio, watching the photographs of the Queen’s life, and just talking to someone can bring the tears back to my eyes. Continue reading

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Is this a crisis or just a set of circumstances?

But be clear that what we are experiencing is a crisis. It will, and already is, having a huge impact on people and without action the situation will just get worse. Continue reading

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Eyes wide open

The risks if we don’t do this are tone deaf communication activities and campaigns that lead us into a reputational crisis. Continue reading

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Phew. What a scorcher

For more than a week the weather forecasters and news rooms have been predicting the hot weather. Continue reading

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