Tag Archives: Ethics

Why the Bell Pottinger scandal matters

When I made the move from journalism into public relations I didn’t lose my sense of right and wrong. As a reporter there was a very clear code of conduct and your reputation mattered. It made the difference between getting … Continue reading

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A question of ethics 

The decision today by the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) to expel Bell Pottinger is brave and decisive. For many years the industry has been trying to demonstrate it values an ethical approach to the work and has invested … Continue reading

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A question of ethics

There has been a lot of discussion taking place between PR organisations and professionals recently about whether there are companies people shouldn’t work for. It seems to have started with a debate about whether it is ethical to provide communication … Continue reading

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The right thing 

Do you do the right thing on a daily basis? What are the values and principles that are important to you? These are questions that we rarely spend any time considering but they are incredibly important.  Today the  Chartered Institute … Continue reading

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Three little words, three big values 

I have come to the conclusion that there are three things that I value highly both in myself and others. They are professionalism, integrity and creativity. I aspire to have demonstrate them whenever possible and definitely when I am under … Continue reading

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A window into the communication industry

I joined the Twitterchat #smxchat tonight when the discussion was about transparency and integrity. A thorny subject for a Tuesday evening but one that is well worthy of an hour conversation or even a blog. It is still a surprise … Continue reading

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Staff and the problems with social media

I was interested to read the National Business Ethics Survey published this week which identified that staff who are significant users of social media face more issues in the workplace. This includes facing more retaliation when acting as whistleblowers in … Continue reading

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