Browsing All posts tagged under »public relations«

No room for complacency in Bell Pottinger case

September 5, 2017

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In the aftermath of the Bell Pottinger case all organisations should ask who else is on their PR agency's client roster, the transparency applied to public affairs lobbying should be rolled out to all public relations activity and there should be a deeper inquiry into the ethics of the industry.

The perils of PRs jumping “all in” on the Election

April 24, 2017

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Agency bosses calling on their clients to jump “all in” on the General Election in PR Week seemed, on the surface, like sound advice. But it misses a vital point: legally they may find themselves on dodgy ground if they do. Much of the debate on the regulations of ‘third party campaigners’ during General Elections has […]

The best job in the world?

March 14, 2016

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The PRCA Careers in PR event claimed PR is the best job in the world. But how does the industry stack up for flexibility, variety, community and pay?

£117,800 to be the PM’s mouthpiece

January 18, 2016

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The PM needs a new (deputy) spokesperson. And the salary is almost five times the UK's average salary

When PR recruitment goes wrong…

November 3, 2015

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The PR’s industry body has hit the nail on the head again – calling out another poor practice among the nation’s public relations agencies. In a blog post, PRCA chief Francis Ingham reveals he was approached by an agency (ironically one which specialises in reputation management) to promote a job ad which requires candidates to submit […]

What makes a good PR?

July 10, 2015

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Public relations is a wide ranging profession requiring a multitude of skills. With new degree apprenticeships in PR being put out to consultation this month, now is the perfect time for the industry to think about what makes a good PR. Practice makes perfect One thing all PRs will agree on is how the majority of any […]

Help create a new PR degree apprenticeship

March 11, 2015

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The PR industry is set to make history by creating a new master’s-level degree apprenticeship in public relations. Industry body, the PRCA has applied to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to develop the new qualification in partnership with universities. Announced by the Prime Minister, the new PR degree apprenticeships are possible following reforms […]