October 14, 2016
This Saturday sees the nation encouraged to “Buy Social” on Social Enterprise UK’s Social Saturday. Social enterprises aren’t just for consumers. In the PR industry, the PR and Communications Association (PRCA) has led a laudable drive to encourage more public relations agencies to Buy Social. But far more needs to be done. In designing marketing […]
April 19, 2016
The annual ECF Global Event in Oxford is a chance to inspire and be inspired by some of Europe's best progressive campaigners. Here are five lessons.
April 10, 2016
Campaigners gave a “cautious welcome” to the Hodgson Review of the Lobbying Act. But there are still significant threats to charity and campaigners' freedom of speech.
February 12, 2016
The only good thing to arise from the doctor’s dispute is this film showing respectable broadcasters dropping the c-bomb: And the creative social media attacks on the Health Secretary, such as this image from GP Survival:
January 11, 2015
Want to sneak out a threat to freedom of speech in the UK? Worried about the backlash from charities and campaigners? Not to fear, Friday December 19th (or “fall-over Friday”) was a perfect time to bury some bad news. Or at least, this is presumably what was being discussed at the Charity Commission when deciding how to deal with […]
December 31, 2014
It’s time for the fourth installment of my top 10 most read blog posts of the year… (Here are the reviews of 2013, 2012 and 2011). So, in reverse order here are 2014’s top hits… 10) A sponsored programme to promote more alcohol consumption? Worst PR idea ever. 9) Where UKIP are concerned, the line between […]
September 21, 2014
How did the 'No' campaign go from a massive lead in the polls to coming perilously close to losing the Scottish Referendum?