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No fluff here

So yesterday The Sun saw fit to publish an article attacking public sector communicators. It was the usual from a Freedom of Information request that will have been sent to all police forces, local authorities and NHS bodies. We get … Continue reading

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Tears, trauma and support – what 2017 brought

It feels like the time is right for me to review what 2017 has brought me and how it leaves me for the coming year. This has been a rollercoaster year and is split in two halves. My year started … Continue reading

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A winter’s tale

Today is the winter solstice and for those who don’t know it marks the shortest day of the year. This is the day with the least light and after this the days start to lengthen. For me it is always … Continue reading

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Facing the unknown

A year ago on this day I blogged about recognising that the future is uncertain. We had fog, a bit like last night, and it makes it difficult to see too far ahead. The words hit home when I read … Continue reading

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It’s all about the people

I was interested to read the crisis communication predictions for 2018 in a blog by Jonathan Hemus. (https://insigniacomms.com/2017-crisis-management-predictions-for-2018) He made some interesting points including the issue of readiness for a crisis, the questions about integrity and the future challenges of … Continue reading

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A moment in time

It is the time of year when kindness should be in endless supply. We try to focus on thinking of others and honouring them with presents and gifts. Now is the time to make others smile even if we don’t … Continue reading

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The real thing

I don’t want to comment on the death of Max Clifford as I know there will be family and friends grieving their loss. One thing we do need to talk about is the reputation of the PR and communication business. … Continue reading

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