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Communicating causes: the new bible for campaigners

June 29, 2018

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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan’s 2014 prediction that the 21st Century would be the “era of the NGO” is an appropriate starting point for Communicating Causes – an all encompassing new book on the state of campaigning in the charity sector. The book, launched at a PRCA Charity and Not for Profit event last […]

Five ways charities and campaigners can get the good news out there

April 16, 2018

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Hints and tips on how charities and campaigners can spread their good news more effectively

Charities must have the freedom to campaign

January 17, 2018

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Charities have a vital role to play in campaigning for positive social change as they are well placed to spot the unintended consequences of legislation and can highlight gaps that risk leaving sections of our society behind. Even the Charity Commission for England and Wales acknowledges that while charities must be independent from party politics […]

A year of collaboration?

January 2, 2018

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If 2017 was the year of division with Trump, Brexit and Ed Sheeran driving divisions between society, will 2018 be the year of collaboration?

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?