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How to minimise the reputational damage of employment disputes

How to minimise the reputational damage of employment disputes

When a disgruntled employee brings a high-stakes or newsworthy employment claim against a business, that company has far more to worry about than just their legal defence.

'Don't mislead the public' - GCS unveils its five golden rules for modern media operations

'Don't mislead the public' - GCS unveils its five golden rules for modern media operations

Five non-negotiable golden rules for government comms professionals have been outlined in the first ever guide on modern media operations for government departments, published by the GCS.

TfL's BAME internship scheme: 10 years, 24 alumni and a diversity of career paths

TfL's BAME internship scheme: 10 years, 24 alumni and a diversity of career paths

As Transport for London's BAME internship programme for PR and comms professionals celebrates its tenth year, PRWeek UK takes a look at the scheme and speaks to three of its alumni.

So, you want my job? Comms officer at the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

So, you want my job? Comms officer at the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

PRWeek takes a sidelong look at recruitment in public sector comms. Do you fancy Julia Gosling's job as comms officer at the Maritime and Coastguard Agency?

Public does not understand BBC's reasons for top earnings or gender pay gap, survey finds

Public does not understand BBC's reasons for top earnings or gender pay gap, survey finds

A majority of respondents to an exclusive PRWeek survey think BBC pay for its top talent and employees is excessive, its gender pay gap unfair and that the Corporation has not properly explained its reasons for either.

Treasury cuts comms budget by 25 per cent, Parliamentary answer reveals

Treasury cuts comms budget by 25 per cent, Parliamentary answer reveals

The Treasury has slashed its comms budget by more than a quarter in the past seven years, as part of an ongoing drive by the government department to cut costs.

The BBC must go further, faster, on dealing with its gender pay gap

The BBC must go further, faster, on dealing with its gender pay gap

By next April, every organisation with more than 250 employees will have to report details of their gender pay gap.

Dundee Telegraph editor to take top comms role at city council

Dundee Telegraph editor to take top comms role at city council

The editor of the Dundee Evening Telegraph has resigned to take up a new job as communications manager at Dundee City Council, in the latest example of newspaper editors turning to careers in PR.

Cut out the clutter for content that counts

Cut out the clutter for content that counts

If you are a regular cinema-goer you are likely to be familiar with the experience of watching a film that is so overloaded with ideas, plot-lines and characters that you leave feeling exhausted.

Agency Doctor: Good leaders are made, not born

Agency Doctor: Good leaders are made, not born

You're so good at your job that you get promoted to a role beyond your experience and skills. Don't panic, though - you can learn to lead well.