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Three ways PR & comms staff can help the fight against COVID-19

March 25, 2020


As the government's Stay Home, Save Lives message gets through and the world settles into a new normal, the PR and communications profession must start to look at the positive social impact it can have right now.

For charities’ sake we must have more good news

October 16, 2018


New research has highlighted the lack of positive news sources available to the public and just a fifth of the population have heard positive news about charities

Nudity, numpty and nudge

August 10, 2012


The final installment of daily Olympic PR highs and lows, including shameless self promotion, going mad and nudge theory

Let a social enterprise deliver health Comms4Life

November 4, 2011


  £85,000 a month is a lot of money. When government is cutting spending in all walks of life, especially marketing, £85,000 a month for a PR agency is even more money. But, that’s what the Department of Health is looking to invest in trying to make the nation healthier. In doing this, it will […]

GMT – Three news stories and a poor PR show

October 31, 2011


Joined up government is a mantra politicians from all sides love to trot out.  But in government communications, it is a very rare sight. Take the clocks going back this weekend.  A nice ‘news hook’ to get some positive PR about what the government is doing to help prepare for winter? Or a chance for […]

Why the radio silence?

October 14, 2011


My Ramblings were starting to build up a head of steam, mixing my professional, social and political views – even getting an ad campaign taken down… But for those wondering what happened (I’m amazed people continued to visit the blog despite no new content), the picture below sums it up (I’m at the back somewhere)! […]

What public relations does next…

July 7, 2010


It’s been exactly two months since the last Rambling… and things are very different now. So it seems like a good time to look again at the threats and opportunities to the PR industry under the new government. As I warned in my last posts (and as the PRCA confirmed), the worst news for the […]