"Bouncebackability" is the clumsy word sometimes still used in the football world to describe how a team or individual can make a comeback after a disappointment.
Judge Michael Chambers QC was damning in his judgement of Merlin Entertainments yesterday (27 September), saying the Smiler crash last June was a "catastrophic failure...a needless and avoidable accident", resulting from safety protocols which fell "far short of required standards".
Conferences are strange events at the best of times. It's fair to say that the Labour Party isn't enjoying the best of times and Conference 2016 is not a happy place.
Digital coverage of the Trump vs Clinton debate took many innovative forms but, depending on which medium you chose, a starkly different reality was on offer.
As the Labour Party Conference gets into full swing in Liverpool, members will be losing count of how many mentions of "unity" they are hearing, while public affairs professionals appear not quite as numerous.
Jeremy Corbyn's re-election as leader of the Labour Party proved that he represents the vast majority of party members but, for businesses, the question is whether they should be bothering to attend.
There's an irrefutably good communications logic at the heart of the Government's intended upgrade of its Neighbourhood Planning legislation.
Snapchat's hint at a possible augmented reality (AR) launch shows how user-generated content is moving to the next level.
Like Johnny Cash, I Walk The Line. I'm a journalist who also works in PR - or possibly a PR who also dabbles in journalism.
If we can teach young people to be broadcast journalists, then why not social media influencers?
Cision communications director Stacey Miller and Heath Fradkoff, the principal and founder of Ward 6 Marketing, square off over whether the world's biggest technology company needs a Twitter account.
The world's buyers, editors, bloggers and our industry's newly termed VIPs - the influencers - have descended on the capital for London Fashion Week, as the British Fashion Council showcases our homegrown talent to the world.
The news that Channel 4 has outbid BBC to air future episodes of the Great British Bake Off has left fans of the show angrier than Paul Hollywood with a face full of over-baked pancakes.
PRCA director-general Francis Ingham explains how the new name & branding was essential to represent 'blurred' dividing lines between PR and comms practices.
Brand communications need to adapt in a divided nation, with the generation chasm just one of a number of threats to emerge from the Brexit 'civil war'.
Political turmoil at both national and party level means September's conference season brings a wealth of opportunities for punchy policy advice.
Theresa May is back from China, half-way through her first 100 days as Prime Minister and this is the period in which leaders establish - by default or by design - their governing style, narrative and priorities.
Autumn 2016 may come to be seen as a turning point in the debate around equal pay for women in the PR industry, as the PRCA moves to compel agency members to include gender pay gap reporting in its quality kitemark.
Liberty Media, the US-based media group, is very close to finalising the multibillion-dollar purchase of the Formula 1 motor-racing series.
"Curiouser and curiouser!" cried Alice, "now I'm opening out like the largest telescope that ever was!" - for a business story around company policies, contracts and corporate governance, the telescope of scrutiny has opened up pretty wide on Sports Direct.
It's a time for boundaries to be broken and technology to be redefined. In short, it's time for the launch of the new iPhone 7.
I find it extraordinary that public relations is an industry many struggle to understand and define, especially when it comes to our role with sales.
Charities need to face up to criticism and communicate more effectively, says Russell Hargrave, media manager at NPC
Only well-run pitch processes give agencies the chance to present their best work - to the ultimate benefit of the client.
Anyone can string a sentence together, but don't make the mistake of thinking anyone can do it well, says Wyn Matthews, editorial manager at Word Association.
Team GB and the wider British Olympic Association played a blinder in August. Aside from the athletes' medals haul, the reputation management and comms were gold standard.
There is, famously, no 'I' in 'team', but the extraordinary way in which the Pokémon Go phenomenon has played out this month leads to the question: how much 'PR' is there in 'viral'?
The movement for Britain to leave the European Union did everything a successful PR campaign should.
Sir Philip Green's summer has gone from bad to worse. First he was grilled by select committees on the demise of BHS, with his prickly demeanour not going down well.
Although there may be legitimate reasons for doing so, trying to muzzle the press with court orders has a nasty habit of backfiring on celebrities who take this course.
She was the great hope of many pro-Brexit Conservatives, but Andrea Leadsom's disastrous handling of a press interview and its aftermath brought her plan to be the next Tory leader and Prime Minister to a grinding halt.