A few thoughts about communications work in-house vs. consultancy

Working in communications in-house vs. consultancy - the differences highlighted from a bit of experience in both worlds. I'm sure I've posted on this before, but it must have been one of those which found my Orwellian "Memory Hole." I have no idea what percentage of people who work in communications/PR roles are employed in …

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Sir Keith Joseph – a man who changed lives

In 1995 Margaret Thatcher made a marvellous speech in tribute to her dear friend and mentor Sir Keith Joseph. Every word is spoken from the heart, and it perfectly captures how so many of us who were drawn into political activism by him felt about the great man. The whole speech is worth re-reading and …

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CIPR: Methinks you are a tad confused

The UK's leading trade association for people who work in the business of public relations, the Chartered Institute of PR tweeted this week suggesting "PR professionals are ideally positioned to lead businesses through #Brexit." As every single person who works in PR has to be an expert word-smith, I assume that these words are chosen …

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Matters of personal responsibility

Just been listening to a representative of England's NHS discussing how the demands for and pressure on the NHS increase during the Christmas season when a lot of people go a bit mad. Fuelled by alcohol and other drugs, or just high spirits, more people than usual do stupid things which result in them being …

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