Category Archives: work

Employees first

There was another interesting Commschat that took place last night and once again the focus was heavily on reputation management. In the Twitterchat this time it was the role of internal communication on reputation that was under discussion. It was … 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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Stop the boardroom debate

Once again the issue of PR as a strategic management function has been raised this time in the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) State of the Profession 2018 report published today. The report says “Senior representation for the PR … Continue reading

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Part of the story

It may have escaped your attention but today is International Day of Happiness and a chance for us to consider what makes us happy. That may sound like a really simple question: what makes you happy? It may be a … Continue reading

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The real story

Many people will have read the story about the former Sainsbury’s employee Mrs Salomon who was able to continue to work despite living with Alzheimer’s. She managed to do it only with the support of her employers who made reasonable … Continue reading

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A Final Word

There has been so much discussion this week about the KFC no chicken issue and the response that happened. Everyone has to agree that a chicken restaurant without chicken is a reputational and operational crisis. Shops closed, staff had no … Continue reading

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The reason why

People go to work for all kinds of reasons and get many different things from the experience. All are equally valid whether it is to put food on the table or to help others it doesn’t matter. These things are … Continue reading

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