Edelman pair show remarkable flair

Edelman UK has impressed one or two junior (and senior) PROs in the past with the proximity of its headquarters to premier pulling palace and all-round money disposal unit Tiger Tiger.

On the flipside, last week’s worrying terrorism scare meant the whole office had to be shut down as a safety precaution.

It also meant the first roll-out of Edelman’s emergency procedures.

Edelman UK CEO Robert Phillips, a notoriously early riser, was first with the news. He told his MDs,
who told their directors and so on.

Almost 150 Edelman staffers were skilfully ­relocated or set up in a ­temporary ­office where ­mobile phone and Blackberry chargers became more sought after than personal space during rush hour on the Northern Line.

But spare a thought for two bleary-eyed execs who showed remarkable flair for avoiding blanket news coverage, emails, phone calls and whirring sirens, and still arrived for work – only to be turned away by friendly, if befuddled, police officers

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