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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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A click in the right direction

So much more of our lives happen online now especially after the enforced working from home during the pandemic. All this adds to the risks. Continue reading

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Get me out of here

There is an ongoing discussion about needing to show the business benefits of effective communication and that the stereotypes of PRs need to be challenged. It has been taking place for as long as I can remember and yet things never seem to move forward. I wonder why this is. 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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When crises attack

If there was a consideration of the aftermath of the decisions made it may not have taken into account, the cumulative impact of these decisions is damaging. Continue reading

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When sorry is not enough

First, the apology is only credible if the events were unforeseen and had not been anticipated or predicted. Continue reading

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Value added but where next?

The statistics in the survey don’t surprise me. Well, unless it is the shock that there are still six per cent of those who took part who don’t have communication providing strategic counsel. 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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What do you really mean?

Ensuring that there is a level of consensus about the situation that has occurred is a foundation for communication. 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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